Sunday marks third year of 'De Far a Far' walk/run

cartell tercera edició de far a farThe Formentera Council (CiF) Office of Sport is proud to announce that the third annual De Far a Far – a 26km walk/footrace whose name, “From Lighthouse to Lighthouse”, refers to the trail – will take place this Sunday, April 10. As CiF sports councillor Jordi Vidal reported, walkers will set out from the Es Cap lighthouse at 9.00 am and runners will start two hours later. Both walkers and runners will follow the same trajectory, finishing in La Mola no later than 2.00 pm. Local sports club Grup Esportiu Espalmador also helped organise the event.

Bus pick-up and drop-off

Vidal stressed that participants must use buses provided by organisers to reach the starting point, which is in a protected area of the island with only limited parking available. Buses will leave La Savina at 7.45 am and 9.30 am, the Antoni Blanc Sports Centre at 8.00 am and 9.45 am and bar Es Cap at 8.15 am and 10 am. After the event buses will be available to take participants back to all three departure points.


Participants can sign up at until Friday April 8 at 9.00 pm. At present 250 individuals, both walkers and runners, have registered. Vidal encouraged Formentera residents to take part, underscoring that “this is a trail even non-professionals can do”. Registration (€20 for runners and €15 for walkers) includes a commemorative T-shirt, refreshments, microchip-based tracking, medical assistance, insurance coverage, bus fare and cloakroom service.