Pablo is originally from Costa Rica, Cristina from Catalonia and they are know based in Girona with 4 boys.
Pablo used to be a professional triathlete in Costa Rica, after moving to Girona and several years working as IT specialist, he decided to make his passion his way of living, also Cristina, as a tourism specialist left her formal job and they two create running Costa Brava.
5 years later, as a demand from clients who had already run in la Costa Brava and were willing to run again with Pablo, the company grown as was time to create Run the World adventures, offering running adventures in Costa Rica and Morocco too.
In Costa Rica, Pablo runs in the deepest South Pacific Jungle, together with other friends, professional guides who used to be in triathlon world too.
They both have been in love with Morocco since so many years ago, after years of travelling and running the country they finally felt ready to offer the destination too. Together with Abdu, another ex-professional runner and one of the best guides from the country now.
3 countries 3 adventures, each of them different.
We believe you can not show a place to others if you’re not local, and be a local means that you should be able to say “this is my kids school” or… “say hello to my grandma”.
We believe running is the most efficient way of transportation to get to know a place.
We believe that those places our legs take us to are more than beautiful sceneries, those places are mainly the people inhabiting them, their food, their culture, their music.
This is why we only run in Costa Rica, Catalonia (Spain) and Morocco because we’re local in those places because our trips hold the essence of our philosophy and let the ones joining us be travellers instead of tourists.
That’s the difference between us and other companies.
We travel by running. We do not care about speed because we do want to enjoy the journey. We use running as a mean of transportation to let runners discover a place deeply like no other person can, sleeping every day in a new place.
Also know as the mountain goat, is former professional triathlete who has turned his passion for running into his job, in 2011 we founded Running Costa Brava and later Run The World Adventures in an effort to take running back to it’s origins, as he would say turn it back into a mean of transportation.
Cristina is the brain behind the scenes, she’s the one making sure we got a place to sleep and meal to eat after our runs.
She also assists the group or runs as another guide. From the very beginning you show interest for any of our running adventures, she will personally be the one talking with you by email, arranging your dates, answering all your questions and preparing your adventure until the day you arrive.
Co-race director at Coastal Challenge for the last 10 years, Sergio Sanchez had organized adventure events in multiple locations all over Latin America, he’s known to be the best expert in the area and a former adventure racer.Sergio is also responsible for the organization all the X-Terra events in Costa Rica and other triathlon events in the area.
Siddhar, also known as everyone best friend is our safety net, he’ll make sure we have everything needed to keep us going, he set ups the assistant points and is ready to execute a rescue if needed. Siddar is been working with Sergio on events organizations for the last 6 years.
Abdu got he’s entry in Mountain Guides school by winning the Toubkal Marathon years ago, since then, he’s been leading expeditions in every corner of Morocco. A former professional athlete himself is by far the most qualified person to follow in our Moroccan adventures. On October 2018 he has been nominated 1 of the 3 best guides in the world from Wanderlust Magazine.
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