LA TRANSTICA is a free pace foot race, with a prologue and 5 stages with points of supply, assistance and bivouac for a total distance of 200 kms.
LA TRANSTICA is first of all a human and sports adventure.
The main objective of the X trail race LA TRANSTICA in Costa Rica is to discover the country and its way of life and to share this experience with the locals through a sporting competition with humanitarian goals.
We propose to share an adventure where the surpassing of ourselves but also the aid and the solidarity will be the soul of this challenge, in the middle of a particularly exceptional natural frame, COSTA RICA. Between two oceans, the race defines itself by a unique crossing of a natural amazing paradise in the discovery of a new culture and way of life, “Pura Vida”.
La Transtica coast to coast
250 km from the beach of Manuel Antonio up to Puerto Viejo de Limon, through the mountain and the central valley, La Transtica is a true human and sports adventure. The change of scene is total, the runners are plunged into deep Costa Rica far from tourist standards.
Type: Ultra Trail in 5 stages.
Date: November 17th – 27th, 2010.
Closing registration date: October 31st.
Place: Costa Rica.
Region: Costa Rica crossing from east to west, from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic.
Distance: 150 km – 200 km.
Extreme race covers from 30 to 40 km per day with a positive difference of level of 1000 m.
Adventure race covers from 20 to 30 km per day with a positive difference of level of 700 m.
Competitors: 50 max for 2010