Peneda-Geres Trail Adventure 17 – Kirsten Kortebein

Runners gather at the starting line of the PGTA’s night stage. The day’s 15 kilometers kicked off at 9:00 pm, and unsurprisingly, included a lot of rain. For those competing in the four-stage race, this was their first stage. This meant that instead of just 35 competitors (those participating in the eight-stage race) taking part in the night stage, there were over 400 runners. “It almost feels like I just arrived, and started running a totally different race,” said one eight-stage competitor of the change in numbers. “It’s cool.”

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Peneda-Geres Trail Adventure 17 - Kirsten Kortebein

Meghan Hicks
Meghan Hicks is the Managing Editor of iRunFar and the author of 'Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running.' The converted road runner finished her first trail ultramarathon in 2006 and loves using running to visit the world's wildest places.