Date of next race: 20th September 2013
Location: Western Algarve, Portugal
Terrain: Sand, Stone and Rock
Deposit: £150 to secure your place
Temperatures up to: 35°C
History: The race starts near the old Moorish Capital of the Algarve
Highest Point 2970ft: Summit the highest point in the Algarve
Location: Algarve | Race: - 127km, 3 stages from Silves to Carrapateira | Cost: £550
Transfers Included: From Faro to Base Camp & Finish to Faro
Food Included: At Silves Base Camp we will provide you with hot boiling water to make up your meals as well as drinking water. We will provide you with food as you come across the finish line as well as a celebration meal during the after party in your Algarve hotel.
Water: We will provide you with natural drinking water during your time with us from Forest Base Camp until you reach your hotel after the race.
Medical Care: We will provide you with the very best medical care money can buy, by flying out UK trained medical staff. Our field and race proven team have the experience to make your race a success.
A Tough 3 Stage Ultra in the heart of Europe
Welcome to The European Ultra, 3 stages of exhilarating ultra running over volcanic terrain in the Algarve. A shorter multi-stage ultra marathon for those on a tight time schedule or wishing to move up from the conventional marathon distance, this ultra has it all. Each year the event will fall on a Friday allowing runners to compete with the minimum of disruption to their working life.
As a true multi-stage event you will be self-sufficient carrying your own sleeping arrangements, food, and supplies for the entire race, replenishing your (minimum) 2.5 litres of water along the way at check points and base camps.
Being in the Algarve you can expect to be running in temperatures above 30°C during the day with temperatures dipping in the evening, your kit selection is going to be key to your success.
September 20th - Day 1 Arrival and transfer to Silves Base Camp
September 21st – Day 2 Race Stage 1 – Start 7.00am - 41km - Stage Name: Volcanic
September 22nd – Day 3 Race Stage 2 – Start 6.30am - 66km - Stage Name: Hills
September 23rd – Day 4 Race Stage 3 – Start 6.00am - 20km - Stage Name: Atlantic
September 24th – Day 5 Leave for onward travel or transfer to Faro Airport
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