Pau Capell transgrancanaria winner

Unquestionable Victory of Pau Capell In the 2019 Transgrancanaria 128 KM Ultra Trail

Pau Capell makes history in the Transgrancanaria with a dream triplet

Unquestionable victory of Pau Capell in the 2019 edition of the 128 km Transgrancanaria HG

It is the first runner on the planet to get three consecutive victories in the Canarian test of the Ultra Trail World Tour

Unquestionable victory of Pau Capell in the 2019 edition of the 128 km Transgrancanaria HG  that also makes it the first runner in the world to get three consecutive victories in the Canarian test of the Ultra Trail World Tour.

Pau Capell has left, from the beginning in the front group , and although the legs have not been quite light during the first 40 km, he was comfortable with the American Hayden Hawks. It was in the “Subida a Fontanales” when  Capell realized that his escape partner was not at all fine and decided to increase the pace. Hawks stayed and the North Face moved steadily in first position by the demanding Canarian route.

Divided the runner that lacked in hard marathon and fast marathon, the Catalan decided to put a light  but comfortable rhythm at the same time, without it had to consume a lot of energy.

Pau Capell transgrancanaria winner
Photo credit: Pau Capell-Facebook

The distance is extended

The distance was widening and in the second part of the route Pau Capell again increased the pace to cross the finishing line alone , with a  new record of the race and thus achieve the much desired triple. Since 2017 Pau Capell managed to lower the record time, and this 2019 was again achieved by stopping the clock in an incredible 12:42:40

The runner The North Face has explained how he got away from Hawks saying “at kilometer 40, I saw that I had stomach problems in the Subida a Fontanales, we went along a stretch but he told me that it was okay, I saw that he was staying so I decided to push a little more “.

Pau Capell transgrancanaria winner
Photo credit: Pau Capell-Facebook

The weather in the GC Transgrancanaria HG has been ideal for Pau Capell and explained that “it is going a hard day, although the night has been fine, now during the day the heat has tightened, but this is it, right?”

Pau Capell thus gets the first win of the season , in a test where the score for the World Championship of the Ultra Trail World Tour is maximum and where there has been a luxury sign with Americans, Chinese, French and a large and good representation of the best ultrarunners in the country “

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