COURSE DISTANCE: 82 km START: 00:00 AM SATURDAY
ELEVATION: + 4.530 m – 4.520 m
TIME LIMIT: 19 hours
ITRA POINTS (UTMB): 4 points
The ULTRASKY AAA82 awards 4 ITRA points. The ULTRATRAIL AAA82 of 82 Km. will start from the beach EL PAJAR, in the South of the island of Gran Canaria, from zero level, to cross the villages of San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Mogán, Tejeda, Vega de San Mateo, Guía, Artenara and finish in Puerto de Las Nieves, 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 runners of the ULTRASKY AAA82 will be able to leave a bag with a change of clothes that the Organization will provide you at the bib number collection, and which can be collected at GARAÑON refreshment point. In it you can leave food or any material that you think you will need to use. This bag can be used only for things that fit inside it. No items may be attached or tied to the outside.
You may also leave a bag to be collected at the cloakroom located in the finish area in Puerto de Las Nieves, once you have finished the race.
Both bags will be handed in at the starting point, next to the access to the boxes and the mandatory material checking.
- 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 1.5 litres of water
Cup or alternative recipient
Running bib located in the front part of the body and always visible
Long-sleeved technical shirt or combination of short sleeves and sleeves
Long Sleeve Hoodless Windbreaker Jacket
Valid ID or Passport with picture (At the start line)
Headlamp with batteries / spare battery
Red rear light (on throughout the race)
Mask at Start and Finish Line