Sport trials

Marathon of La Calderona

The marathon of La Calderona is one of the most important sport tournaments that takes place in Serra. The sport associations Club de Atletismo Moncada and Club Outdoor Natura Moncada organise it, with the collaboration of Serra’s Town council.

It is a mountain race that goes through most part of Serra Calderona. It starts and ends at Serra, at La Font Square, and it also passes by the towns of Segart and Estivella. The marathon is a 42 kilometres-long race and has an approximated climb of 2,450 metres. 

Simultaneously, it also takes place the half-marathon of La Calderona, which is a 20 kilometres-long race and has an approximated climb of 1,000 metres.

There three categories for both races: absolute, veteran and master.

For more information, click on the following link:

https://www.toprun.es/eventos/iv-marato-calderona-2018

 

National Open of Pre-Olympic Frontenis Porta Coeli-Serra

The National Open of Pre-Olympic Frontenis Porta Coeli-Serra takes place during the last weeks of July in the residential area of Torre de Porta-Coeli, in Serra. More than a hundred people participate in this important tournament organised by the Club Frontenis Porta Coeli-Serra. Players with a winning track record participate yearly. The competition takes up the four frontenis courts of the sport facilities in Torre de Porta-Coeli.

Before the Open takes place, there is a tournament for young children with four different categories according to their age. This competition is part of the Frontenis and Valencian pilota Federation.

For more information about the National Open of Pre-Olympic Frontenis, click on the following link:

http://frontenistour.es/preolimpica

 

The ‘Árboles y Castillos’ race

Team race organised by a union of town councils of the area. It takes place two consecutive days and it consists of 15 legs. Two of them run within Serra’s town limits: leg number 4 is between the village of Gátova and Serra and leg number 5, between Serra and Náquera.

From Gátova to Serra there are 19.39 kilometres of paths and forestry tracks. The section between the country house of Tristan and El Poll is not timed, due to it being a protected area. The leg between Serra and Náquera has almost 14 kilometres: it goes up to Serra’s Castle with a climb gradient of 10 % and then heads towards the neighbouring town of Nàquera, first on path and then on paved road. 

There are three categories in this competition: man, women and mixed. For more information, click on the link below:

http://www.carreraarbolesycastillos.es

 

‘4 puertos Serra Tot Natura’ bicycle touring march

This bicycle touring event is organised by the sport association Club Deportivo Pódium on the third weekend in May. It starts and it ends in Serra, and it runs through the mountain ranges of La Calderona and Espadà. This competition is quite of a challenge for any mountain lover. The 120-kilometres route includes ascending four mountain passes (L’Oronet, La Nevera, Eslida i La Frontera), with an accumulated climb of 2,093 metres and a descent of 1,857 metres. The organisation of march offers its participants drinks and food, as in any other cyclist competition. One of the greatest highlights is the ascent to the famous mountain pass of La Frontera, rated first-class by bicycle touring lovers.

The competition starts in Serra and finishes at the 2.2 kilometres milestone of the road heading to Barraix-Garbí, next to the Chaparral restaurant. 

For more information click on the following links:

http://cdpodium.com/marcha-serra

 

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