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Ultra X 50 Azores

São Miguel, Azores

Sun 23rd June 2024

Starting at 08:00

2 races

£104.00 - £115.00

Organiser's Description

Ultra X Azores is an event that takes place in June each year on the volcanic island of São Miguel in the Azores. It offers two races: Ultra X 110 Azores and Ultra X 50 Azores. The 110 event is a two-stage race taking place on Saturday and Sunday, whilst the 50 event is a single-stage race taking place on the Sunday, following the same route but starting 1 hour later.

Governed by Portugal, this wild and remote archipelago is characterised by dramatic landscapes, fishing villages, mountain trails, lagoons, volcanic craters and luscious green pastures. Due to the marine influence, the climate of the Azores is very mild for such a northern location and temperatures remain around 20°C all year round.


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  • Ultra X 50 Azores Armed Forces Entry


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  • Ultra X Azores 50


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  • Ultra X 50 Azores Armed Forces Entry


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Course Details

The race organisers create the route to take in the most beautiful and challenging aspects of the “Green Island” of São Miguel.
The course takes runners over mountain trails, alongside volcanic craters and dramatic cliffsides, through wooded forests, past waterfalls and rushing rivers, and up and over deep mountain canyons.
The route may change slightly each year depending on the weather and other varying factors. The GPX file will be provided to runners before the race.

The course route will be marked at approximately 50m intervals using coloured flags, ribbons, laminated arrows and reflective tape, depending on terrain.
Areas where competitors are likely to be running in darkness will be marked by flags with reflective tape.
GPX files of the route will be provided to competitors ahead of the event. All competitors must have the route downloaded onto a device (watch or phone) from which they can navigate if need be
There are checkpoints approximately every 10km. If temperatures are unusually high, checkpoints may be stationed more frequently.

What's Included

Race entry
Fully marked course
Medical support throughout the event
Therapist staff (osteopaths, physios, sports masseuses) on course
Drinking water at checkpoints on course
Ground assistance and full safety support
Digital copies of all images from event photographer
UTMB World Series Indexed race (50k category)
Finisher’s medal

race information pack

kit list

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