Running Training Camp and Triathlon Training Camp ideally suited for athletics preparations of any level, this training centre stands as one of the most modern, better equipped and most complete sports complexes available in the country. It is divided into two large areas: a leisure area, with several equipment ideal for fitness. The second large area is for professional sports, either for competition or training. The Running Training Camp and Triathlon Training Camp is located in this area. Thought to offer the best training conditions, combined with privileged and warm weather, it allows all professional athletes to obtain amazing training conditions, preparation and training.

With mild temperatures throughout the year, it is the ideal set for sports activities. It is surrounded by an evergreen landscape with breath taking scenery generously touched by a welcoming sun, making the Running Training Camp and Triathlon Training Camp the perfect place, at any time of the year, for professional athletes.

▼ Location

The sports centre is located right in the top north of Portugal in the Minho region, very close to the border with Spain and 150km distance to Porto. This is a place that celebrates life and all the good things for body and soul. Its natural beauty, its climate, the historical heritage that goes back to the roman age, is a delight to the eyes. Its genuine people offer everyone great hospitality, making each one of us experiment a feeling of being at home.

▼ Athletics Facilities

The Stadium is located in heart of the training centre; it is a multifunction area, capable of providing an excellent service to the preparation of professional teams and also to carry out competitions. In this area we highlight the training ground with natural grass and all the necessary support facilities, such as the changing rooms with capacity for 125 athletes. The stadium was thought to be used by professional team at training camps, but it also can used for matches, and for that it has got specific facilities for the technical teams, logistics, guests and press. It has sheltered stands with 1700 seats, 252 of them in private boxes. In the changing rooms there are specific spaces for referees and monitors.

Other Facilities:

  • Natural Grass pitch dimensions: 107,5 x 70,5mts
  • 5 changing rooms for 25 athletes each
  • 4 changing rooms for referees and officials
  • 2 heavy weights gymnasiums, one of them for the exclusive use of teams during the camp.
  • Medical rooms
  • Press room with video and sound system.
  • 1 Synthetic surface training ground with the following dimensions: 110 x 73mts.
  • Indoor Pavilion ideal for handball, basketball, volleyball, 5-a-side football, badminton, etc.
  • Tennis courts (2)
  • Mini-Golf
  • Cross-Country track
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Car-parking

Athletics Track

It´s an equipment that, due to its quality, is ideal for professional competitions as well as training preparations. Is has several equipments that allow to carry out all the field and track events in this kind structure, such as: long distance, short distance and velocity events, long jump, triple jump, pole vault, high jump, discus, hammer, shot putt and javelin.

The 400m tartan pavement has 8 lanes in total, water ditch for steeplechase.

Health Club

Located in the east top of the stadium stands, it was thought so that it could have an independent functioning but with a connection to the stadium´s facilities. This way it is guaranteed its use by athletes during the training sessions. It is equipped with material capable of giving medical support services and specific treatment for professional athletes. Besides this, its functioning allows the privacy and quietness necessary not only for fitness but also for athlete´s recovery. The health club is equipped with the following facilities and equipment:

  •  Medical room
  • Nutritionist office
  • Massage rooms
  • Fitness and heavy weight gym
  • Changing rooms
  • Bar
  • Sauna & Turkish bath
  • Hot baths
  • Hydro-massage
  • Scottish baths
▼ Accommodation

On site this sports complex has an ultra modern four-star Hotel comprising 50 fully-equipped guest-rooms (including 7 suites), all with air-conditioning, central heating, direct-dial telephone, satellite TV, safe-deposit box and mini-bar.

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