Trail Running and Expedition Racing

El Cruce Columbia

Established over a decade ago, El Cruce Columbia is a fantastic 100km trail run which crosses the Andes from Argentina to Chile. Divided into three stages, the route for this multi-day race changes every year to take in the best of northern Patagonia.

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Ultra Fiord

Ultra Fiord is a trail running event that journeys into the fjords of the extreme south of Chilean Patagonia. The race passes through breathtaking scenery and allows you to run on trails carved by the passage of glaciers.

With 50km duo, 50km solo, 70km, 100km and 100 mile options, there's something for everyone!

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Patagonia Run

The Patagonia Run is a non-stop mountain trail running race which includes 6 distances to cater for athletes of all abilities: from trail run debutants and short-distance runners to long ultra-marathon distances and slope experienced runners. 

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Atacama Xtreme

Taking place in the driest place on Earth, the Atacama XTreme offers 50km, 80km and 160km all non-stop in the heart of the Atacama Desert. The terrain varies from trails and sand dunes to salt flats and slot canyons, all at an average altitude of above 2,500m and up to 40-degree heat. This is no easy race, but the terrain is actually very ‘runnable’, and the time limit for the 160km is a generous 32 hours.

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Patagonian International Marathon

The Patagonian International Marathon is a running event that takes place within Torres del Paine National Park. There are 3 distances: 41km, 21km and 10km.

The best known national park in South America, Torres del Paine is encompassed by massive glaciers, lakes and grand pillars of granite mountains that rise 2,500 meters above the race route. 

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Ultra Trail Torres del Paine

Ultra Trail Torres del Paine (UTTP) is a trail running event that utilises the best trails within the beautiful Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia's extreme south. 

UTTP offers 80km, 50km, 35km and 14km  races!

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Patagonian Expedition Race

The Patagonian Expedition Race is a true adventure taking mixed teams of four through a remote corner of the world. It is incredibly arduous and to just finish is a huge achievement. Racers receive minimal assistance as they traverse across southern Patagonia by trekking, climbing, abseiling, kayaking and mountain biking. All through self-navigation. They will often cover hundreds of kilometres without seeing a soul.

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