Saint Silvester road races to run in Spain in 2019

More and more runners join the Saint Silvester road races every year, the last to be held every year not only in Spain, but in many other countries of Latin America and Europe.

You may not know it, but this competition was not born in our country: the first Saint Silvester road race was organized on December 31, 1925, in São Paulo, Brazil.  This celebration has extended to other nations such as the Corrida de São Silvestre in Porto (Portugal), the BOclassic in Bolzano (Italy) and it is also run in Guatemala, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina and Costa Rica.

However, Saint Silvester has won and wins every year more participants in Spain. This is evident by the fact that more than 200 events are convened every December 31 to meet, run and have fun waiting for the arrival of the New Year.

Therefore, from Walkaholic we recommend some Saint Silvester road races to be run in Spain 2019. Come and join us to say goodbye to this year.

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5 hiking trails in Aquitaine

Next to Navarra and Aragon, the French region of Aquitaine is of special interest for those who love hiking.

How not to be? This area treasures a multitude of landscapes worth seeing, among them the French Atlantic Pyrenees, not as tall as the central Pyrenees, but equally beautiful.

However, each of its departments (Gironde, Dordogne, Olt and Garonne, Landes and the Atlantic Pyrenees) has special charms. Therefore, from Walkaholic we have selected some of the most beautiful routes you can walk in Aquitaine.

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Hiking routes in Murcia that you should know

Each season of the year, Murcia is a true paradise for hikers.  The Mediterranean climate of this area, together with its more than 11,300 square kilometers of a combination of coastline with valleys and mountains make it perfect for this activity.

Murcia has many routes and trails to explore, so from Walkaholic we suggest some of the most relevant, where you certainly will have a great time.

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How to start and improve in hiking?

Walking is a natural act for human beings, something that we learn since we are babies and serves us as a mean of locomotion throughout our lives.  But it has other advantages, because it is in itself a very complete aerobic exercise, which mobilizes our body and strengthens our vital systems.

Now, because modern life imposes a very fast pace, we tend to use other means of transportations to move at full speed from one place to another.  We hardly walk anymore.

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5 Hiking trails to enjoy in the French Pyrenees

As a natural barrier that marks the border between Spain and France, the Pyrenees are one of the most renowned mountain ranges in Europe.

While it is true that Spaniards have the privilege of enjoying the beauty of its southern slope, which separates Guipúzcoa, Navarra, Aragón and Catalonia from France, the French Pyrenees on its northern side are also a source of surprise and admiration for its visitors.

Therefore, from Walkaholic, we suggest some special routes to immerse yourself during this summer in the freshness of the mountain landscapes of the French Pyrenees. Continue reading 5 Hiking trails to enjoy in the French Pyrenees