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Ultra Africa Race

05-Nov-2017 Xai-Xai, Mozambique

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220KM / 124Miles
5 Days - 25 Runners

DIFFICULTY Race Difficulty Intermediate  

Entry From €1900 EUR

CONCEPT

The Ultra AFRICA Race is a 220 km foot race in 5 stages, with 3600 meters of positive elevation in Self-Supported. Each competitor must carry a backpack containing the compulsory equipments, food and personal equipments. The event takes on the African continent, in the Southern of Mozambique.


Participants must follow the route as marked by the organizers and they have a road book. There are check points located at regular intervals. Every night a bivouac is proposed by the organization. A technical support and a medical team are present during the event.


Competitors who cannot respect the limit time: the time limit is 10 hours per stage, can stay in the race. They will be classified with their kilometers run during the event.

ITINERARY

NEW destination in 2017!


The Ultra AFRICA Race will take place in 2017 in southern Mozambique, in the provinces of Gaza and Inhambane. The route will take you from the shores of Lake Nhambavale to Jangamo Beach. You will discover coconut forests, lakes and numerous villages nestled in the dunes at the doors of the ocean. The itinerary will give you also the opportunity to discover Mozambique’s long white sandy beaches.

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LOLLIER JEROME

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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.

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