the races
els bastions® 2022

ultra
71km

Circular race of 71 km and 4,709 m of positive elevation and 4,689 m of negative elevation that, with departure and arrival at Ribes de Freser, allows you to crown the highest bastions of the Vall de Ribes, such as Puigmal, Eina, Noufonts, Noucreus and Balandrau. The average height of the race is 2,057 m and the maximum height is achieved at the top of Puigmal (2.910 m).

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Material A: Mandatory material that all ULTRA runners without exception and whatever the weather conditions, will have to carry throughout the event:
Track A (original) and alternative tracks B and C.

“Trail” type sports shoes that fully cover the foot. Minimalist sandal-type footwear that does not fully cover the foot is not allowed.

Thermal or survival blanket (minimum size 2 x 1.2 meters)

Hydration system (minimum 1 l.)

Backpack or equivalent.

Mobile phone on and not in airplane mode.

Hooded windbreaker made of a waterproof fabric (minimum 10,000mm of water column) and breathable Gore-Tex®, Membrain®, H2NO®, HyVent® or similar fabric with heat-sealed seams in the size of the runner.

Reserve caloric food appropriate to the route and the number and type of aid stations for the event.

€ 20

Front with batteries with spare battery or two fronts (night sections)

Second thermal layer of a minimum of 180 gr of the size of the runner.

Long leggings or pirate leggings combined with leg.

Gloves.

Cap, tubular or similar.

 

Material B: Material that will be mandatory depending on the weather conditions foreseen for the day of the test and / or level of the participant:

Waterproof pants.

Hooded waterproof jacket.

Thermal t-shirt.

Gloves.

Crampons.

Marathon
51km

Cursa circular de 51 km i 2.943 m de desnivell positiu i 2.943 m de desnivell negatiu que, amb sortida i arribada a Ribes de Freser, permet descobrir un dels bastions més emblemàtics de la Vall de Ribes, el Balandrau. Tot i que no té el quilometratge clàssic d’una marató, per l’orografia del terreny, aquesta prova és considerada la nostra marató. L’alçada mitjana de la prova és de 1.844 m i s’assoleix la cota màxima al cim del Balandrau (2.518 m).

Coming soon

Material A: Obligatory material that all MARATHON runners without exception and whatever the weather conditions, will have to carry throughout the test:

Track A (original) and alternative tracks B.

“Trail” type sports shoes that fully cover the foot. Minimalist sandal-type footwear that does not fully cover the foot is not allowed.

Thermal or survival blanket (minimum size 2 x 1.2 meters)

Hydration system (minimum 1 l.)

Backpack or equivalent.

Mobile phone on and not in airplane mode.

Hooded windbreaker made of a waterproof fabric (minimum 10,000mm of water column) and breathable Gore-Tex®, Membrain®, H2NO®, HyVent® or similar fabric with heat-sealed seams in the size of the runner.

Reserve caloric food appropriate to the route and the number and type of aid stations for the event.

€ 20

Second thermal layer of a minimum of 180 gr of the size of the runner.

Long leggings or pirate leggings combined with leg.

Gloves.

Cap, tubular or similar.

 

Material B: Material that will be mandatory depending on the weather conditions foreseen for the day of the test and / or level of the participant:

Waterproof pants.

Hooded waterproof jacket.

Thermal t-shirt.

Gloves.

Crampons.

Trail
21km

Race of 21 km and 1,394 m of positive elevation and 1,394 m of negative elevation that, starting and finishing in Ribes de Freser, allows to know one of the most beautiful landscapes of the Vall de Ribes, the Collet de les Barraques and the Serra del Castell.

Coming soon

Track A (original)

“Trail” type sports shoes that fully cover the foot. Minimalist sandal-type footwear that does not fully cover the foot is not allowed.

Thermal or survival blanket (minimum size 2 x 1.2 meters)

Hydration system (minimum 1 l.)

Backpack or equivalent.

Mobile phone on and not in airplane mode.

Hooded windbreaker made of a waterproof fabric (minimum 10,000mm of water column) and breathable Gore-Tex®, Membrain®, H2NO®, HyVent® or similar fabric with heat-sealed seams in the size of the runner.

Reserve caloric food appropriate to the route and the number and type of aid stations for the event.

€ 20

Second thermal layer of a minimum of 180 gr of the size of the runner.

Long leggings or pirate leggings combined with leg.

Gloves.

Cap, tubular or similar.