From January 14th to January 27th, preregistration is open for one of the 1,000 available slots of the Ultra distance, the queen race, which will be held on the weekend of October 3rd 2020
The traditional lottery to determine the registrants will be held on January 30th
Registration for the Pirineu Trail, the Sky Pirineu and the Mitja Pirineu will be open on February 4
In October, one of the trail running races with more character returns to the Pyrenees. After bringing almost 4,000 participants in the last edition, Salomon Ultra Pirineu will be celebrated on October 2nd, 3rd and 4th 2020. The Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park and the towns of Bagà and Bellver de Cerdanya will exercise one more year as the epicenters of the races, which hopes to bring together popular and professional runnners.
From January 14th to January 27th, preregistrations are now open for the Ultra Pirineu, which has 1,000 slots. Registrations can be made through the web and in the case of exceeding 1,000 pre-registered on January 30th will proceed to the relevant raffle of slots.
The 2020 edition is loaded with news, already in the registration process. Thus, the finishers of the 2019 and 2018 editions of the Ultra and the Pirineu Trail will obtain an extra ticket for the lottery and whoever participates with two extra tickets per raffle will have guaranteed registration. Pre-registered 2017, 2018 and 2019 editions that have not been chosen for any raffle will also have guaranteed registration.
The great and expected race by many athletes continues with its format: 94km and 6,200m of positive elevation and it travels through the most emblematic and spectacular high mountain sections of the Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park. The Salomon Ultra Pirineu® is undoubtedly one of the most demanding and international races in the country and brings together participants from more than 50 countries every year.
The starting-line of the queen event will be on Saturday, October 3rd at 5:30 p.m. in Bagà and will end on Sunday, October 4 at 7:30 a.m. In the last edition of this event 1,000 runners participated and the Catalan Monica Comas and the Russian Dimitry Mityaev took the victory. This year it is expected that the same number of athletes turn on their front in Bagà before the sun rises to discover the Pyrenees mountains.
The Salomon Ultra Pirineu will also feature four other races. This year the Sky Pirineu (36km, 2,600m+) will be part of the Golden Trail National Series and with departure and arrival in Bagà promises show after the premiere of Jan Margarit and Ainhoa Sanz as winners in its first edition. The Pirineu Trail (56km, 2,800m+) and the Mitja Pirineu (19km, 600m+), meanwhile, will once again encourage the mountains in Cerdanya, with departure and arrival at Bellver de Cerdanya. Registration for these races will open from February 4th.
With the opening of the preregistrations for the Ultra, the twelfth edition of the Salomon Ultra Pirineu begins to warm up of what will undoubtedly be a new edition for the memory.