Ronda dos Picos Skyrace®

Pure Skyrunning, the mountain on it's purest and wildest

“The Ronda Picos Skyrace® is a race to real mountain runners! Only the fearest and more adventurers.”

The Ronda is a extremely difficult and technical mountain race that achieves a large positive and negative elevation change with some passages that require the use of hands to progress. It has more “aerial” zones that have as much beauty as challenge itself. The Ronda dos Picos Skyrace® is a race o to real mountain runners! To those who are fearless, to the ones with excellent physical condition, to mountaineers and to adventurers!

Ronda dos Picos Skyrace®​

32 km / 2.800 m D+

Race limited to 150 participants
Certified race by ITRA with 2 points

Mini Ronda Skyrace®

18 km / 1.800 m D+

Race limited to 150 participantes
Certified race by ITRA with 1 points

The Ronda dos Picos Skyrace® has it’s start and finish in the municipality of Curral das Freiras the “heart of the mountains” in Madeira Island.

Curral das Freiras

The heart of Madeira Mountains

Curral das Freiras is a small municipality, surrounded by massive mountains, the Madeira heart A cauldron where sits a village that was formed by erosion or as much believe, by Vulcanic activity.

“In 1566, the nuns of  Convento de Santa Clara, while running away from pirates that attacked Funchal found refuge here by taking with them the convent treasure.”