10 Dec Penyagolosa Trails HG closes pre-registrations with 5024 requests
Maximum expectation for Penyagolosa Trails HG 2020 with runners of 46 nationalities. The lottery for the 2100 race bibs will take place next Friday at 7 pm
Maximum expectation for Penyagolosa Trails HG 2020. The pre-registration deadline closed yesterday and the number of pre-gistration for the Mim and the CSP is spectacular, reaching 5024 of 46 different nationalities and 47 Spanish provinces. It is the second highest in history, increasing last year’s records by 6.2% and very close to the numbers of 2018 edition, the year in which the Trail World Championship was hosted. The draw for the 2100 race bibs will be on Friday, 13thof December at 19h (Spanish time) at the Diputació Castelló and will be presented by the comedian Eugeni Alemany.
According to the two races, on one hand, again the historical MiM, with 22 years of history, is the one that registered the majority of the pre-registrations, with more than 4100. On the other hand, the CSP will hold its ninth edition and 883 people applied for its participation. These numbers represent an increase of 300 pre-registration compared to last year, 1000 compared to 3 years ago or 1200 compared to 4 years ago, it shows theupward trend lived in Penyagolosa Trails HG.
The increasing internationalization of Penyagolosa Trails HG is evident with these amazing data. Requests for bibs were received from runners from Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bolivia, Brazil, Belarus, Switzerland, Chile, China, Colombia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Lithuania, Latvia, Morocco, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Paraguay, Romania, Spain, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine, United States and Venezuela.
The lottery will be on December 13th at the Diputació de Castelló. The proceedment will be the same as lasts years, with 1500 numbers distributed for the pre-registrations of the MiM and 600 for those who want to run CSP.
The director of Penyagolosa Trails HG, Tico Cervera, points out that year after year we are surprised by the figures, and it is impressive that more than 5000 people have pre-registered. From here, I would like to thank all those who have pre-registered. He added that a few years ago it was unthinkable to reach these figures and that Penyagolosa Trails HG was known all over the world. Undoubtedly, the work being done in internationalizing the test, The organization of the World Championship or being in the main national and international trail circuits have served to make us known all over the world.
Lottery and promotions
Next Friday, December 13, at 7 pm in the Diputació de Castelló will take place the draw of the 1500 bibs for the MiM and the 600 for the CSP. The conductor of the event will be the Valencian comedian Eugeni Alemany.
One of the surprises of this edition will be the lottery of 3 golden passes for the races. One will be drawn in an Instagram contest of @penyagolosatrails that will start today, another will be drawn among all the people who attend the event next Friday and the last, among all the people who will be following the streaming.