AGENDA

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For experienced and non experienced runners we will propose two courses :

          ADVENTURE TRAIL: around 20 km per stage / EXTREME TRAIL : around 40 Km per stage

* Stages and courses are indicative and may be modified after the latest reconnaisances on the field just before the race.

Day of arrival : Wednesday Nov 23rd,2022                                 Arrival in San José
 

  • Arrival of the participants at Juan Santamaria, San Jose International Airport.
  • Transfer to the hotel in San José and check in.
  • Welcome by our staff, check in.  
  • Night in the Hotel.
 

Day 1 : Thursday November 24th,2022                                                        San José
 

  • Breakfast in the hotel. 
  • Press Conference and Opening Ceremony.
  • Lunch.
  • Technical, administrative and medical checks.
  • Evening and dinner at participant convenience (not included).
  • Night in the Hotel.

Day 2 : Friday November 25th, 2022                            Transfer San José – Manuel Antonio
                                                      Prologue : Playas del Pacifico 6 km / 6 km
 

  • Breakfast in the hotel.
  • Bus transfer towards Manuel Antonio (private bus).
  • Stop in Tarcoles to watch crocodiles.
  • Hotel check in.
  • Lunch.
  • Prologue .
  • Dinner.
  • Night in the Hotel.

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Day 3: Saturday November 26th, 2022 

Stage 1

Villa Nueva - Naranjillo - Santa Maria de Dota

  • Breakfast.
  • Transfert toward the starting line.
  • Extreme : 3 refreshment points on the course.
  • Adventure : 1 refreshment point on the course.
  • Light meal upon arrival.
  • Bivouac (camp) and dinner  Sta Maria de Dota. 
Extreme 39,8 km / D+ 2 810m
Adventure 19,2 km / D+ 1 700 m

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Temperature: over 30°Celsius on start, 20° on arrival.
Altitudes: departure 75 m, Arrival 1970m, highest Point 1970m.
Tracks, big difference of level on the second part.
Rain forest, pastures and plantations of coffee trees.

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Day 4: Sunday November 27th, 2022  

Stage 2

Santa Maria de Dota - Ojo de Agua

  • Breakfast.                                    
  • Start of the Extreme Course.
  • Transfert Adventure runners toward the starting line. 
  • Extreme : 3 refreshment points on the course.
  • Adventure :  1 refreshment point on the course.
  • Light meal upon arrival.
  • Bivouac and dinner in La Esperanza School
Extreme 46,0 km / D+ 3 170 m
Adventure 20,5 km / D+ 1 360 m

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Temperature: fresh on arrival (12/14°).
Altitude: Start 1970 m, Arrival 2984 m, Highest point 2990 m.
Tracks rising and downward profile (9km of descent),
Rain forest, plantations of coffee trees, Altitude forest.
 Download RoadBook of Stage 2
           

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Day 5: Monday November 28th, 2022

Stage 3

La Esperanza - Purisil - El Humo de Pejibaye

  • Breakfast
  • Start from La Esperanza School
  • Extreme : 4  refreshment points on the course.
  • Adventure : 2 refreshment points on the course.
  • Light meal upon arrival.
  • Bivouac and dinner in El Humo Social Hall

 

Extreme 48,2 km / D+ 1 750 m
Adventure 28,6 km / D+ 1 140 m

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Temperatures: fresh on start, warmer on arrival (25° Celsius).
Altitude: Start 2448 m, Arrival 688 m, Highest point 2842 m.
Tracks, Single tracks, river crossing, downward profile.
Jungle, pastures, plantations of coffee trees and sugar cane.
 Download RoadBook of Stage 3

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Day 6: Tuesday November 29th, 2022  

Stage 4

La Marta - San Pablo de Tres Esquis

  • Breakfast.                 
  • Extreme : 4 refreshment points on the course.
  • Adventure:  2 refreshment points on the course.
  • Light meal upon arrival.
  • Bivouac and dinner in San Pablo School.

 

 

Extreme 37,2 km / D+ 1 340 m
Adventure 22,3 km / D+   860 m

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Temperature: 22 to 30° Celsius
Altitude: Start 665 m, Arrival 770 m, Highest point 1242 m.
Tracks, Single Tracks, road sections, up and down.
Pastures, plantations of sugar cane.
 Download RoadBook of Stage 4

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Day 7 : Wednesday November 30th, 2022                                                Day OFF

  • Breakfast.
  • Bus transfer to Caribbean Coast.
  • Lunch.
  • Activity depending on the weather conditions.
  • Bivouac or Hotel and  dinner.

Day 8 : Thursday December 1st, 2022   

Stage 5

Playa Negra - Manzanillo

  • Breakfast.
  • Extreme : 3 refreshment points on the course.
  • Adventure : 3 refreshment points on the course.
  • End of La Transtica.                    
  • Lunch.
  • Hotel
  • Podium Ceremony 
  • Dinner.

 

Extreme 27,8 km
Adventure 20,1 km

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Temperature: 28 to 34° Celsius 
Sand, single tracks, road sections, river crossing.
Beaches, Coconut palm, jungle.
 Download RoadBook of Stage 5
 

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Day 9 : Friday December 2nd,2022                                                     Transfer back to San José
 
  • Breakfast.
  • Lunch during the transfer.
  • Hotel check in.
  • Evening and dinner at participant convenience (not included). .

 

Day 10 : Saturday December 3rd, 2022                                        Return Flight to Home country
 
  • Breakfast.
  • Transfer Hotel - Aéroport International Juan Santamaria, San José.

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* Stages and courses are indicative and may be modified after the latest reconnaisances on the field just before the race.

 
     
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