Transvulcania Terrex 2024 – Ultramarathon La Palma

Transvulcania Ultramarathon

73,06 KMS

Start: Fuencaliente Lighthouse (6:00 AM).
Finish: Los Llanos de Aridane.

The Transvulcania running race. The route starts at the Faro de Fuencaliente lighthouse and continues along the “Gran Recorrido” trail GR 131, also known as ‘Ruta del Bastón’, to Puerto de Tazacorte. From there, it connects with the GR 130, Camino Real de la Costa, to the finish line, located in the Plaza de España – Los Llanos de Aridane.

Transvulcania is undoubtedly one of the toughest trail running races in the world, with a distance of 73.06 kilometres and 4,350 metres of cumulative positive altitude gain and 4,057 metres of cumulative negative altitude gain. From the starting line, located at sea level, the course climbs up to Roque de los Muchachos (2421 m.), the highest point of the island, then descends to Tazacorte and ends in Los Llanos de Aridane where the finish line is surrounded by an incredible atmosphere with lots of people.

Point Type Google Maps Altitude (m) Dist. (km) Dist. inter (km) Elevation gain (m) Start time / Cut Off
Faro de Fuencaliente Start line 8 0 6:00
Los Canarios Aid Station (Liquid) 715 7,4 7,4 706  
Las Deseadas Aid Station (Liquid) 1827 17,0 9,6 1184  
El Pilar Aid Station (Liquid-Solid) 1445 24,8 7,7 270 11:00 (cut-off)
El Reventón Aid Station (Liquid-Solid) 1415 31,53 6,8 226  
Pico de la Cruz Aid Station (Liquid-Solid) 2293 46,5 14,9 1398  
Roque de Los Muchachos Aid Station (Liquid-Solid) 2417 50,7 4,2 307 17:00 (cut-off)
Torre de El Time Aid Station (Liquid-Solid) 1159 60,7 10,0 119  
Puerto de Tazacorte Aid Station (Liquid-Solid) 2 68,0 7,2 39 21:00 (cut-off)
Los Llanos de Aridane Finish line 338 73,06 5,1 363 22:00 (closing)
73,06 4350
  • Running vest or belt with water.
  • Headlamp with red light on the back.
  • Emergency blanket.
  • Phone with battery.
  • Soft flask or reusable cup.