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From the sea to mountain top!

Uma unica subida com grau de inclinação médio de 26%

The first VK in Portugal!

It all began in 2010 in what was the first Vertical Kilometer race to be organized in Portuguese soil. This year the Fanal VK will have its VIII Edition.

VIII Km Vertical Do Fanal

6 of September 2020

Os 1.000 metros de desnível são alcançados numa distancia total de apenas 3.980 metros.

All time records

The current records, males and females of the Kilómetro Vertical do Fanal are the following:

Ricardo Gouveia

2018 – 39’11’’

Joana Soares

2019 – 43’56”.


This race has its beginning in the small village of Ribeira Funda that is 78 meters above sea level.

The race is located west part of the island, in the municipality of Porto Moniz, a place of amazing beauty highlighted by their natural swimming pools, but also by Madeira endemic Laurel Forest extremely well preserved as the one where the race ends, the Fanal.

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