We met this charming young promising Skyrunner at the taxi station just after the ceremony awards in Santana village.
Super congrats Leire Abete to your 3:rd place in the Santana Skyrace 23k, 1672 D+. Madeira 2019!
About Santana Skyrace
The Santana Sky Race is a skyrunning experience that challenges you to climb up the outstanding mountainous sceneries of the village of Santana, in a competition that goes from 400 up to 1600 meters above sea level.
This competition has as main stage a mountainous ground surrounded by magnificent sceneries which will lead you up to the highest summit of this race at Achada do Teixeira, passing through agricultural terraces and forestry parks along the heart of the luscious Laurel forest, nominated world natural heritage by UNESCO, an area located between Pico das Pedras and Queimadas.
This multifaceted technical terrain race is comprised by steep slopes and trails that involve abrupt ascents and descents turning it into an exciting competition that invites you to overcome this intermediate degree race that has as starting and finishing point the Santana Town Hall.
Winner interview with Leire Abete
Good luck with your future Skyrunning career Leire!