Costa Rica Trail - La Transtica

The COSTA RICA TRAIL, LA TRANSTICA is a multi day Trail race, with a prologue and 5 stages with refreshment and assistance points, night in bivouac for a total distance from 71 mi (117 km) (Adventure Race) to 122mi (200 km) (Extreme Race).

The main objective of the race is to discover the Costa Rica and its way of life and to share this experience with the locals through a sporting competition with humanitarian goals.

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”.

Starting from Pacific Coast to reach Caribbean Coast through amazing and varied landscapes combining beaches, valleys, river crossing, rainforests, coffee trees, sugar cane plantations and palm groves.
On the way the competitors, will discover an exceptional flora and fauna and will be associated to donations of medical and school equipment, moments of emotion, exchanges and sharing.
During the bivouacs, hosted by the local communities, they will enjoy the welcome from Costa Rican people.

The Costa Rica Trail, La Transtica: coast to coast
From the beach of Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast up to Puerto Viejo de Limon on the Caribbean Coast.The change of scene is amazing; the runners are plunged into the deep heart of Costa Rica far from the tourist standards.

November 18, 2020 Cancelled
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The number for participants for the whole event is capped to 40.

Races

Costa Rica Trail La Transtica - Course Extrême
November 20, 2020 (Friday) - 16:00
Cut off: 40:00 hours
Running
205 kilometers
9,300 meters
5 ITRA Points
Trail Point to Point Hilly Rural Mountain Range Sand Mud Forest Seaside / Lakeside Beach River UTMB qualifier Solo
Quepos Manzanillo

The COSTA RICA TRAIL, LA TRANSTICA is a multi day Trail race, with a prologue and 5 stages with refreshment and assistance points, night in bivouac for a total distance from 71 mi (117 km) (Adventure Race) to 122mi (200 km) (Extreme Race).

The main objective of the race is to discover the Costa Rica and its way of life and to share this experience with the locals through a sporting competition with humanitarian goals.

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”.

Starting from Pacific Coast to reach Caribbean Coast through amazing and varied landscapes combining beaches, valleys, river crossing, rainforests, coffee trees, sugar cane plantations and palm groves.
On the way the competitors, will discover an exceptional flora and fauna and will be associated to donations of medical and school equipment, moments of emotion, exchanges and sharing.
During the bivouacs, hosted by the local communities, they will enjoy the welcome from Costa Rican people.

The Costa Rica Trail, La Transtica: coast to coast
From the beach of Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast up to Puerto Viejo de Limon on the Caribbean Coast.The change of scene is amazing; the runners are plunged into the deep heart of Costa Rica far from the tourist standards.

In Brief

Type: Ultra Trail in 5 stages.
Date: From November 20TH evening to November 30th, 2019.
Place: Costa Rica.
Region: Costa Rica crossing from east to west, from the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean coast through the mountains and jungle of the Central valley.
Extreme race: 205 km from 30 to 48 km per day with a total positive gain of altitude of 9300 m qualifying for 5pts UTMB..
Adventure race: 120 km from 20 to 30 km per day with a total positive gain of altitude of 53000 m, qualifying for 3pts UTMB
Competitors: 40 max for 2019

3 Aid Stations
The number for participants for the race is capped to 40.
Costa Rica Trail La Transtica - Course Aventure
November 20, 2020 (Friday) - 16:00
Cut off: 28:00 hours
Running
120 kilometers
5,300 meters
3 ITRA Points
Trail Point to Point Hilly Rural Mountain Range Sand Mud Seaside / Lakeside Forest Beach River UTMB qualifier Solo
Quepos Manzanillo
1 Aid Stations
The number for participants for the race is capped to 40.

Weather

Nov 18 2020 : Rain and humid throughout the day.
23.3°C - 27.6°C (73.9°F - 81.6°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-10-21

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Annonce 2015
Press Release

Costa Rica Trail – La Transtica 2015 : Registrations are open!

The 8th Edition of the Costa Rica-Trail- La Transtica will be proposed from November 18th, 2015 to November 28th, 2015. The race is declined in two courses: Extreme race: 196 km from 30 to 40 km per day with a total positive gain of altitude of 27 500 ft (8 400 m) qualifying for 3pts UTMB.. Adventure race: 120 km from
Costa Rica Trail - La Transtica
Jean-Loup Fenaux | 27 Jan 2015 16:10

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