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The 170 km team race will be held for the first time as part of the ultramarathon in Yamal

24.07.2021 151 просмотров

170 km team race in the format of a continuous 72-hour expedition will be held for the first time as part of the TransUral polar ultramarathon in Yamal. 


The second stage of the marathon will be a traditional mountain trail run, the press service of the regional government said on Wednesday.

"Every year, TransUral offers participants new distances, and this year will be no exception," the report says. - We have prepared a team run in the expedition format - this is a distance of two loops for 170 km Control time - 72 hours, almost non-stop with navigation on the GPS track, participants will conquer new locations for the marathon. This route is only for experienced runners, but other distances can traditionally be conquered by everyone."

The team race will begin on August 18 and end on August 21, starting a two-day marathon. On August 21, a "vertical kilometer" will take place - a distance of 10 km from the Sob railway station to the top of Pour Keu mountain. August 22 - three races of 10 km, 30 km and 50 km. The race is held in the format of a linear trail race along mountain trails and roads of various terrain.

About 150 people from different regions of Russia will take part in the ultramarathon. For the winners, the organizing committee approved a cash prize fund in the amount of 270 thousand rubles.

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"TransUral" is the first and largest international multi-day mountain ultramarathon in Russia, which has been held since 2014. Every year, participants run picturesque routes along the border of two parts of the world - Europe and Asia. During this time, the participants visited the Southern (2014), Middle (2015), Northern (2016) and Subpolar (2017) Urals. In 2018, a new series of the ultramarathon "TransUral 2.0" began, then for the first time part of the distance passed beyond the Arctic Circle on the territory of a mountain range in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug (YaNAO).

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