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First Trail ‘Art Camacha’ Race Held This Sunday

The first Trail Art´Camacha 2019 will be held on Sunday the 4th of August. This trail running event is promoted by the Sports Department of the Casa do Povo da Camacha, in partnership with the Athletic Association of the Autonomous Region of Madeira.

In a statement, the organisers said that they ‘intend to promote the beauty of their parish through its biodiversity of levadas and mountains, that characterise the area.’ This sporting event is also part of the 30th edition of Art’Camacha; a festival dedicated to promoting the parish and its inhabitants.

Trail Art´Camacha 2019 ( CT Curto) will have competitors running a distance of 14.20 km. Participants must be 18 or over and those interested must register by filling in the entry form, and payment must be made within three days of registration.

All registrations need to be made through

The CT Curto course will start and finish at the Camacha Centre in the Lar Conselheiro Aires de Ornelas, Camacha, Santa Cruz.


Friday 2nd of  August – 10h to 21h – Check-in – TL Seguros Store – Next to the “Lareira” Restaurant (Centro do Caniço)

Saturday 3rd of August – 10h to 18h – Check In – Casa do Povo da Camacha

Sunday, August 04

08h00 – Reception of athletes

08h45 – Entry into the concentration zone of CT Short athletes

09h00 – Departure from CT Short (14.2 Km) – “Largo da Achada” – Camacha

12h00 – Time limit for the arrival of the last athletes

12:30 – Awards Ceremony – “Largo da Achada” – Camacha.

Samantha Gannon

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Madeira Weekly