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Malnad Ultra

02-Nov-2019 Malnad, Karnataka, India

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110KM / 68Miles
1 Day - 5000 Runners

Alternate Distances: 80KM/50M 50KM/31M

DIFFICULTY Race Difficulty Advanced  

Entry From 1500 INR

The Malnad Ultra is an Ultramarathon over a course that winds itself through beautiful coffee plantations in the Malnad Region of Karnataka, India. Three categories of runs are planned over 50km, 80km and 110km targeting marathoners of varying abilities and experience.

The 50km event begins at 7:00 am on Saturday and has a cut-off of 9 hours. The 80 and 110km events begin at 6:30 am on Saturday and have a cut-off of 15 and 24 hours respectively.

Interested participants can register for the event online. This event is organised in a rather remote area and we strongly recommend that participants plan travel and accommodation well in advance.

The Inaugural Edition, held in October 2016, attracted 200 runners from around India along with a dozen international participants.

Complete Details are available on our Web Site.

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Anand Adkoli

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Beginner

Elevation: Very little change < 500 metres. Benign running terrain, not technical.

Suitable for: First ultra runners completing a marathon or doing regular long distance running in the last six months.

Intermediate

Elevation: Increase of up to 1000 metres

Suitable for: Runners who have completed at least one ultra distance race (or similar event) or are doing long distance running (>26 miles) regularly, with elevation shown.

Advanced

Elevation: Increase of up to 1500 metres

Suitable for: Runners who have completed several ultra distances or similar events, or are doing long distance running regularly, with elevation shown.

Expert

Elevation: Increase of up to 2000 metres with some challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity or heat) and or technical terrain

Suitable for: Experienced runners who have completed at least regular ultra distances in last 12 months, or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races may be subject to evidence of recent qualifying race participation and recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements.

Brutal

Elevation: Increase of up to 2000 metres with very challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity, heat or at high altitude) and or technical terrain.

Suitable for: Very experienced long distance ultra runners (min 3 years’ experience) or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races is often subject to evidence of recent qualifying race participation and recent medical examination certificate. Purchase of specialist kit is often recommended for these races.

Endurance - Multi-activity

Type: An ultra distance race including at least two of the following activities such as running, swimming, cycling, kayaking, skiing and climbing. It may also include different climatic conditions (eg ice, snow, humidity, cold water, mud or heat).

Suitable for: Experienced multi-skilled athletes who have trained for the different activities included in this event. Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements and any specialist equipment required such as a wetsuit, skis or a mountain bike.

Global - Virtual

Type: A virtual race which can be run at any time shown on the dates shown, on any type of terrain in any country.

Suitable for: For runners from beginners to experienced as you choose your own course and challenge based on the guidelines and options set by the virtual race organiser.

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