- Increased attendance of international level racers in the 19th edition of the iconic Mountain Bike Race from Girona, which will take place on October 15th and will have the finish line in the city of Girona.
- Presentation of the novelties of LaTramun this september 15th in the Teatre Municipal de Girona at 7 p.m. with the projection of a video and an interview.
Girona 4th of September 2017. – It will be 19 editions already, and LaTramun keeps getting higher and higher level riders in the start line. Almost all of the male riders who finished top 10 last year have confirmed their attendance, which shows how much they liked it. Sébastien Carabin (Merida Wallonie), Tony Longo, Johnny Cattaneo (Willier force), Joan Llordella & Ismael Ventura (Buff Scott), Ben Thomas (Vauxhall), Julen Zubero (Ciclos Zubero), Robbert de Nijs (DeFlexWinkel), the polish Adrian Brozka & Wojciecm Malejak (JBG-2)… more great riders will join them, such as other Buff Scott team members like the Rioja Bike Race winner Francesc Guerra, the current Iron Bike champion, Milton Ramos from Primaflor-Mondraker team, Lars Granberg from team Birk, Robert Mennen from team Embrace The World Cycling, the german champion and 1st in the Marathon Series Markus Bauer, and more. The female race will have one more time the presence of the World Championship runner-up and 2nd in the European MTB Marathon Championship Clàudia Galicia (Trek) and the 2016 Marathon Spanish Champion Maria Díaz (Kross NW). Angelika Tazreiter (Big Time), who came third in the European Marathon Championship, has also confirmed her presence. Other great female riders who will be in the race are Sandra Santanyes (Olympia), the Belgian champion Alice Pirard (Merida Wallonie), the champion of the Madrid-Lisboa race, Ada Xinxó (Trideporte), the polish rider Michalina Ziolkowska (Volkswagen Samochody), who finished 8th in the European Championship, etc. More top riders are expected to confirm their attendance very soon.
One more time, LaTramun will be part of the UCI MTB Marathon Series calendar, and it will also be the Marathon Catalan Cup. It is one of the only three races of this category in Spain, and the racecourse makes it very special with its over 90% single track It is one of the hardest races in the circuit despite having a total of only 68 km.
The race will finish in the city of Girona for the second time, the start line being in the village of Hostalets d’en Bas. It will be a two day event with activities for children, a conference and a sports camp.
The organizers of the race, the Club BTT Fornells, will present the novelties for the 19th edition on the 15th of September at 19h at the municipal theatre hall in Girona with a video and a talk with a few of the most renowned participants of LaTramun, and with the presence of the authorities and sponsors who are making LaTramun become, step by step, one of the most remarkable races in the international scene.
LaTramun is a 68 km linear race with the start and the finish in different locations, riding along La Garrotxa, La Selva and El Gironès counties. The natural scenery and exceptional landscapes make it unique.
An XCC race and a race for the Young ones.
Just like in the last edition, there is the option of doing a shorter version of the race, with 33 km but the same philosophy, and a race for children, the Tramunkids. In order to liven up the finish line area and draw more attention, the organization has prepared additional activities for the two days of LaTramun, including a conference by MTB coaches, on the day before the race, and a MTB camp for children.
Registrations are open online at www.latramun.cat until the 12th of October.
Over 200 cyclists have already registered.
The ORGANIZATION of LaTramun
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Pictures 2016 Edition: https://www.flickr.com/photos/latramun/albums/72157673957287472
Vídeo 2016 Edition: https://youtu.be/iZ9Lh0xeLXg
Vídeo Presentation 2017 Edition: https://youtu.be/SVIBpDodcFA