Cabezón de la Sal is the starting point of one of Cantabria’s largest sports events. Thousands of participants meet here for one of Cantabria’s largest sporting events that takes them through the beautiful landscapes of the Saja Natural Reserve. This event attracts thousands of people from all over the country, and even from other countries. The competition always takes place in mid-May and it has become a religion for many of the area’s inhabitants, some of which train for months. In fact, ever since the competition the people of the Cabezón region and its surrounding area have become true fans of mountain sports and hiking.