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Pico Duarte Express Race

13-Oct-2018 La Ciénaga de Manabao, La Vega, Dominican Republic

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46KM / 29Miles
1 Day - 150 Runners

Alternate Distances: 36KM/22M 28KM/17M 20KM/12M

DIFFICULTY Race Difficulty Advanced  

Entry From $90 USD

Event for runners and mountaineers. It consists of traveling the Pico Duarte route from La Ciénaga de Manabao to the summit of Pico Duarte and returning to La Ciénaga in the same day. Participants of the 1/2 Pico Express start in La Ciénaga and finish at the designated point according to their distance, from where they must return.

The event awards 3 ITRA points (International Trail Running Association), with a mountain level of 8.

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Evento para corredores y montañistas. Consiste en recorrer la ruta del Pico Duarte desde La Ciénaga de Manabao hasta la cima del Pico Duarte y regresar hasta la Ciénaga durante un mismo día. Los del 1/2 Pico Express inician en La Ciénaga y llegan al punto designado según su distancia, donde deben retornar.

El evento otorga 3 puntos del International Trail Running Association (ITRA), con un nivel de montaña de 8.

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Thais Herrera

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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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