Transgrancanaria advanced trail running training trip

Train yourself for the famous Transgrancanaria trail running race in Gran Canaria, for 1 or more days, along with UIMLA-certified Mountain Leader Jose Luis.




Trip Duration

1+ day

Mountain Range


People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Type of Trip

Not specified


Transgrancanaria is one of the most famous trail running races in the world. I invite you to join me on this trail running training trip for advanced runners in Gran Canaria, for 1 or more days, to prepare yourself for this amazing race.

The competiton offers 6 different races, for different levels. This programme prepares you for the Marathon (42 km) and Starter (34 km)It is also a great way to discover the natural beauty of the island while improving your trail running techniques. 

The Transgrancanaria has been held on Gran Canaria, in the Canary Islands, since October 2003. Today it is one of the most important events on the trail running world calendar. The next Transgrancanaria race will be held on February 2019. 

For 1 or more days, we will go over an introduction to trail running, race training and sports nutrition. We will also go on detail and analize the different sections of the Transgrancanaria. It is possible to train on one or several stages of the race.

The Marathon has 1.200 meters of positive elevation, within 8 hours of time limit. It is the perfect race if you are a keen runner.  It is a competitive race, following descending trails most of the way. This competition will let you check your physical abilities, helping you decide if you are ready to jump to the next mountain running level. The 42 km route takes you along a spectacular part of the island.

The Starter is a 31 km race, with 750 meters of positive elevation, within a  10-hour time limit. It is suitable for those who enjoy mountain hiking and want to take their first steps into mountain running.

If you want to join me on this great trail running training programme, just send me a request. Come to Gran Canaria and get ready for the amazing Transgrancanaria. I also offer a Transgrancanaria training programme for beginners.

Price per person per day

1 Person
337 USD

Group of 2
168 USD

Group of 3
112 USD

Group of 4
84 USD


Price includes

  • Guiding fee


What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.

What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).

What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.


Other details

Skill level required
Fitness level required
Meeting point
Parking lot Parque Juan Pablo II, 7 Palmas, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

About the Guide


I'm a AEGM and UIMLA certified guide based in Las Palmas, in Canary Islands.

I offer hiking, trail running, and different activities in nature, and it will be my pleasure to show you the hidden secrets of my region.

Check my programs, and contact me to start organizing an amazing adventure in Canary Islands!

FROM 84 USD per person per day

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