Like every year, one of the most challenging races in the world, SKYRACE BOLIVIA, organized by i3 Impacto Social, took place in its seventh version in the road to Yungas, otherwise known as the world most dangerous road. It’s a race of top difficulty, where participants run for 28 kilometres and ascend 1,800 meters from 1,200 to 3,000 meters above sea level.
The event departs at Yolosa, where the wildlife sanctuary is located, and where some of the participants decided to stay the night before at our Ecolodge. From there, on Sunday July 29th 2018, the race began on the road section between Yolosa and Chuspipata. The event is organized by i3 impacto social, and part of the funds gathered are donated to La Senda Verde and to Metro Parada Juvenil in the city of El Alto, a NGO that supports young people in poverty.
The race had the participation of 130 runners and 14 bikers, of 13 different nationalities. At the end of the event, i3 Impacto social made the donation of 2000bs to La Senda Verde, funds that were gathered thanks to the event, and that will be used to support the more than 700 animals that live at the refuge.