The team Marqués de Vizhoja Cornelios will be one of two teams of CLUB CORNELIOS that will participate in the race.
Team that has been competing in the Spanish and Galician League of adventure raids for 5 years, obtaining great results to date: Spanish Champions (mixed adventure 2014), Spanish League Champions and Iberian Champions (mixed adventure in 2015), Champions of Galician League (mixed adventure 2014), Champions of Galician League (elite 2015), are some of their most outstanding results in these two competitions.
The team will be runners already experienced in this type of racing:
• Diego Fernández: this will be his 4th participation in an expedition raid (Gallaecia Expedition Race 2015, Raidarán 2016, Basque Expedition Race 2016) and will be the captain of the team. Great guidance, leadership and good strategic vision, will know how to lead the team giving 100% in every moment, making quick decisions and managing the most complicated situations.
• Isaac Rodriguez: just like Diego this will be his fourth expedition, his forte is the world of rowing and knowledge of the sea after adding years of experience in the competition of trawlers. In the last years he has had very good results in the world of the trail and the mountain duathlons. Tenacious and positive spirit will be who puts the dose of tranquility in the most tense moments.
• Pablo Pacheco: this will be his 2nd expedition, previously participated in Raidarán with Diego and Isaac, no doubt already know very well in this type of situations, the rapport will be maximum and will get the most out of it. Pablo's strong point is the mountain and his knowledge of ropes, in addition will support to Diego in the orientation.
• Fátima Paz: comes from the world of athletics, was international in the tests of 1,500 and 800 and in the World Cross Championship. She has two raids of expedition on her backs, Gallaecia Expedition Race 2015 and Basque Expedition Race 2016 (along with Diego and Isaac). We hope she plays a great role and that in her cheerful and positive spirit she encourages the rest of the team during the race.
The team faces the competition with optimism and strength, hoping to obtain a good result, being their main objective to enjoy the most of this sport experience and give the maximum of each to cross finish line proud of the job well done, and try Complete 100% of the race.