As every year, the event that brings joy to all running enthusiasts who are always ready for a memorable adventure- the Torres del Paine Marathon 2019 will take place in Chilean Patagonia, Province of Ultima Esperanza in the surroundings of Torres del Paine National Park.
The Torres del Paine Marathon 2019 Edition
Adrenaline seekers who get their rush from running will meet on Saturday, September 7, 2019, the day the eighth edition of the Patagonian International Marathon takes place. As usual, they will be able to enjoy the classic race distances of 42K, 21K, and 10K.
The Torres del Paine Marathon 2019: Distances
The 42K begins in the vehicle road Y-200, in the Bahía del Bote crossing, and moves West from this point, in order to take Y-290 to the North. Those who are interested in the 21K and 10K will have the same path as the 42K runners. However, the 21K starts around 3 kilometers to the South of the entryway to Patagonia Camp, and the 10K begins from the Cuernos Viewpoint. As for the finish line, for all the distances it will be located at the beautiful Rio Serrano hotel.
The Torres del Paine Marathon 2019: Type of Routes
Regarding the type of the routes you should expect, it can be said that the Patagonia Marathon 2019, will be held on vehicle roads, mixed between gravel zones and asphalt. But it will be a real thrill for the runners since they will experience twisty roads with curves and constantly changing slopes.
The Torres del Paine Marathon 2019: Weather Conditions
As you probably know already, Patagonia is known for its highly variable and unpredictable weather conditions, no matter the season. Since the contest is held in September, expect to be welcomed by a mild beginning of spring, with average temperatures between 2 and 10°C. Spring is not a season characterized by strong winds, but there is always the chance of unpleasant weather surprises in Patagonia. Therefore, all runners and visitors should have adequate clothing in order to fully enjoy the Torres del Paine Marathon 2019 experience.
Torres del Paine Marathon 2019: Rules
Keep in mind that, in order to participate in the 10K race, you must be at least 16 years old by September 7, 2019. As for the 42K or 21K, the minimum participation age is 18.
Registration for the Event will close on August 07, 2019.
Find more details and all the rules for the marathon here: Rules for Torres del Paine Marathon
Special Programs for the Marathon
Whether you are a professional runner or just an excited amateur, Patagonia Marathon 2019 is waiting for you with not only with the adrenaline rush you are looking for but also with great accommodation.
If you are looking for a memorable experience during Patagonia’s major running event, you should consider the 3 nights’ special program offered by Hotel Patagonia Camp. The offer includes transfers, three meals daily and a special dinner for runners, as well as great excursions, guides, entrance fee to Torres del Paine National Park, and an unforgettable sports massage.
Check here the complete information for the program : Torres de Paine Patagonia international Marathon 2019