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Rubén Ruzafa favorite for XTERRA Pirineu

XTERRA Pirineu 2024: The first edition of this outstanding off-road triathlon event is ready to debut on June 1 in the majestic natural environment of the Pyrenees.

The Guingueta d'Àneu has been meticulously prepared to receive more than 150 athletes of more than 15 nationalities.

The three-time world champion of the XTERRA off-road triathlon circuit, Rubén Ruzafa, will be at the starting line of the XTERRA Pirineu.

Its presence not only raises the competitive level of the event, but also ensures a high-quality sporting spectacle.

Event Details

XTERRA Pirineu 2024 will take place on June 1, with The Guingueta d'Àneu as main headquarters.

This small but picturesque town is nestled in the Pyrenees, providing a spectacular backdrop for this race.

With more than 150 athletes of various nationalities, the event promises to be a vibrant meeting of international talents.

Rubén Ruzafa He is an emblematic figure in the world of off-road triathlon. With three XTERRA world titles under his belt, his participation in the XTERRA Pirineu adds an element of prestige and excitement to the event.

Ruzafa is the top favorite to take victory in this test that will cover impressive landscapes of the Pyrenees.

Circuits

Swimming

Participants will begin with a 1500 meter swim in the Torrassa Reservoir, a body of water known for its tranquility, ideal for water activities such as canoeing and kayaking.

The swim will take place in two laps of 750 meters each, starting next to the Poldo Bridge.

Cycling

The 31-kilometer route includes a cumulative elevation gain of more than 600 meters, distributed in two loops.

The 22-kilometer first loop takes riders to an altitude of 1.400 meters, while the 9-kilometer second loop offers faster, more accessible terrain.

Participants will pass through emblematic places such as the Church of Sant Vicenç and Castell de València d'Àneu.

Trail Running

The foot race will cover 11 kilometers, reaching a maximum altitude of 1.522 meters and accumulating an elevation gain of 650 meters.

The first kilometers will be the most demanding, but the panoramic views of the valley will offer an incomparable visual reward.

Organization and Logistics

The day will begin at 10:00 a.m. with the delivery of numbers. Access to the transition area will be available from 12:30 p.m., and the test will begin at 14:00 p.m.

The awards ceremony is scheduled for 20:00 p.m., culminating a day full of activity and excitement.

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