COURSE DISTANCE: 82 km
ELEVATION: + 4.530 m – 4.520 m
TIME LIMIT: 19 hours
ITRA POINTS (UTMB): 4 points
The ULTRASKY AAA82 scores for the Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) with 4 ITRA points. The race will start at the Playa del Pajar, in the town of Arguineguín, in the south part of Gran Canaria (Altitude 0). It traverses the main municipalities of Agaete, Artenara, Tejeda, Vega de San Mateo, San Bartolomé de Tirajana; and ends in Puerto de las Nieves, in the village of Agaete.
This race runs through the most western part of the island and the enclave where the majority of water reservoir can be found (Presa de Chira, Presa de Soria, Salto del Perro, Lugarejo or Los Pérez).
A total of 82 Km. and a demanding route that will not allow the runner to have much rest, requiring maximum performance at all times. Only 7.5% of this race is over asphalt, meaning that 92.5% is run over trails.
ROUTE: Playa de El Pajar – Cazadores – El Caidero – Huesa Bermeja – Presa de Soria – Presa de Chira – Cercados de Araña – Degollada de Cruz Grande – Pico de las Nieves – Pozo de Las Nieves – Llanos de la Pez – Cruz de Tejeda – Moriscos – Artenara – Tamadaba – Agaete – Puerto de Las Nieves
The ULTRASKY AAA82 runners will be able to hand in a changing bag – gymsac, which will be provided by the organization in the runner’s bag- to collect at the refreshment point of Cercados de Araña. Said bag can carry food or whatever equipment you think necessary as long as it fits inside. No objects stuck or hanging from the bag will be allowed.
By the same token, you will be able to leave a bag with dry clothes in the checkroom found in the finishing area at Puerto de las Nieves to collect once the race is over.
- Sky Bronze Men (18 to 39 years old), inclusive of both ages
- Sky Bronze Women (18 to 39 years old), inclusive of both ages
- Sky Silver Men (40 to 49 years old), inclusive of both ages
- Sky Silver Women (40 to 49 years old), inclusive of both ages
- Sky Gold Men (50 to 59 years old), inclusive of both ages
- Sky Gold Women (50 to 59 years old), inclusive of both ages
- Sky Platinum men (60 years old and over)
- Sky Platinum women (60 years old and over)
Prizes are non-cumulative meaning that, for example, the 4th runner of an age group can be first, second or third of his/her group if the winner/s of the general ranking are from his/her same age group.
Backpack or belt
Survival blanket measuring a minimum of 1,20×2.10 metres
Charged mobile phone (number registered in the race entry).
Container with 0.5 litres of water
Cup or alternative recipient
Running bib located in the front part of the body and always visible
Cap or visor
Valid ID or Passport with picture (At the start line)
Sun cream/lip balm
Money for unforeseen expenses