Andorra Turisme and  Win Sports Factory’s subsidiary in Andorra, Branding Sports Management, presented on Wednesday 15 February, the third edition of the Andorran Outdoor Games to be held on July 22nd and 23rd. Naturlàndia is set to be concentrating most of the activities. The Outdoor Games will propose three modalities: Andorran triathlon, Andorra Trail Pic Negre and Andorra MTB Challenge. 2000 competitors are expected in all three modalities.
After two editions, the organizers signed an agreement last year so this event is assured until the 2018 edition.

The Outdoor Games combine physical demand, gradient and a spectacular scenery. Aside of the event, Naturlàndia offers many activities, for the whole family, coinciding with Scalada Stelar, the new Cirque du Soleil event that will take place in Andorra all along the month of July.

Three modalities

The calendar’s only-of-a-kind Andorran triathlon challenges competitors to swim 1000 meters in a mountain lake (Llac d’Engolasters) face a thrilling and difficult 36 km cycling traverse with a 1st category port (La Rabassa) and run 9 km at 2000 meter altitude in Naturlàndia.

The Andorra Trail Pic Negre presents three different distances: 16 km (650 m ascent), 23 km (1350 m ascent) and 33 km (2000 m ascent). This year, the path crosses the Madriu-Perafita-Claror valley.

As for the MTB Challenge Andorra, there will be two distances: 90 km with 2900 meters of ascent and 50 km with 1900 meters of ascent.

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