A route from the literary world that came to life.
A unique route to travel.

This is the only route with real proof that Guimarães has been there. His life and books got notorious admiration and, thus, all around “sertão” have something exceptional to tell about his visit in the most diverse places in Minas Geraissertão”.

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You can pay the entire registration or part of it.

What is your personal challenge?

Mountain Bike, Ultramarathon, Pilgrimage

Choose yours. Registration is now open.

Past editions

 Check out our history:

Offical remarks, results, athlets, champions

About the places – Maps

There are three main places: Três Marias, Morro da Garça and Codisburgo. Access by car using BR040 and BR135 roads.

About the Author

Confunde-se várias vezes quem é Guimarães Rosa, e sua obra, por várias vezes eles se misturam, se perdem (…)

Ultra Marathon

The Ultra marathon is happening between 4th to 7th of September 2019.

The distances are 13, 21, 50, 100,140 and 250 km.

Choose your challenge and good luck!

Mountain Bike

The Mountain Bike challenge will be held on the 17th of august of 2019. It is comprised of 2 distances 160km (100 miles) e 300km (186 miles) . 

Choose your Challenge and good luck!

Classic Cyclist

The 1st Classic Cyclist Championship will happen on the 17th August 2019 in Morro da Garça. With a travel Distance of 160km (100 miles) and 5,000 meters cumulative gain and 2,440 positive gain.

The organizers will give a prize of R$1,000 for the most authentic rider.

In this Championship only be allowed the “Barra circular” or “Barra Forte” bike models.

Cover yourself in nostalgia and good luck!

Pilgrimage

A peaceful walk with some reflective days. An opportunity to get to know a little about Guimarães Rosa inspiration’s to write his books. The group has people from all ages and you can choose between 6 or 10 days walks. The next pilgrimage will happen next May.

Brazilian Folklore is rich in strong characters, and I am one of them! During the challenges, I preserve athletes physical integrity and try to help them not to get lost...

I’ve heard you are all nice people, and that is great. We need people like you in the “sertão”.

Nice to meet you, I’m Curupira!

Testimonials

Many details are necessary to explain the magnitude of this challenge. I only want to congratulate the organizers and hope that next year will be better than this year, but never let this beginning essence get lost. All the best and success for you.

– ROGÉRIO PACHECO, BELO HORIZONTE/MG

It is more a symbolic desert than a real one, because be or not to be transposable does not depends on geografic reality, but also your strong psicology.

– ANTONIO CANDIDO, SÃO PAULO/SP

“I believe you have one of the Best routes I have ever been around the world… and I only run half of it!

– AJULIO LATINI, SÃO PAULO/SP

Phone

+55 31 9 9208-0696

E-mail

diretor@caminhosderosa.com.br