Vulcano Ultratrail 100k: more than a race.

Vulcano Ultratrail race, aka VUT, is a set of mountain-running races taking place around volcano Osorno, in the Chilean Lake region. The 70K race was my first race in Chile in 2016. After the arrival of twins in my life and the possibility to finally enjoy my heart at its full potential, I felt like to run the 100K. Two years I didn’t put a bib in my short, you can imagine the (positive) pressure I had at the starting line. But before telling you how it went, let me explain what is happening with my heart.

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Holy shit, this guy is going to die! The story of my first bloody rescue.

Cerro La Campana is a locally famous summit of the central Chilean region for its view above Aconcagua, as well for its microclimate born from the union of the ones coming from the Andes and from the Pacific coast. With 13km and 1400m of elevation gain, the trail heading to the summit is a solid family objective, especially with a 20kg baby pack on your shoulders.

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