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Azara García, going for her first Transvulcania ultramarathon

The winner of Transgrancanaria, Zegama and Ultra Pirineu is now setting her sights on Transvulcania.

With little more than three months to go until the celebration of this new edition of Transvulcania, the organisers are continuing to reveal the list of elite runners who will try to win the crown in some of the distances in its fourteenth edition. It is time to confirm the presence of the Cantabrian Azara García de los Salmones, one of the strongest runners on the international scene who will participate for the first time in her longest distance. 
World Champion, European Champion, Spanish Champion, the Cantabrian has conquered everything that can be conquered so far. Winner of races such as Zegama, Transgrancanaria or Mozart 100, she has already participated in shorter distances in Transvulcania, reaching the podium in 2014 and 2015, where she came second and first, respectively, in the Half Marathon, or in the Vertical Kilometre, where she came third in 2014 and second in 2015.
The brilliant athlete from Cantabria intends to make her debut in the longest distance of Transvulcania. Undoubtedly, she is one of the runners to watch out for in an edition that is expected to be full of stars. The President of the Cabildo, Sergio Rodríguez, celebrates "that one of the best ultras runners in the world will participate for the first time in our longest distance". Sergio Rodríguez also highlighted that "step by step Transvulcania is getting back the shine it had lost".
The Organisation encourages trail lovers to register for any of its competitive modalities, which are gradually on the way to being fully booked in most of its modalities, as the Ultramarathon, the Marathon and the Half Marathon are already around 85% and about to be completed, and the Vertical Kilometre, the shortest modality, at 34%.