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The Ultra-Trail® Australia will rock this year !

The 2016 Ultra-Trail® Australia, SERIES race, starts today  !

Ultra-Trail® Australia – Preview

The UTA is a challenging, stunning and prestigious race !

Ultra-Trail Australia will be run over an adventure filled 5 days, from 11th to 15th of May, while the 100km will start at 6:20 am (local hour) on Saturday 14th of May.

 

Runners could run across the paths of the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park.  A mythical place for a race initiated in 2008, formally known as The North Face 100.

 

The Ultra-Trail® Australia has captivated runners locally and internationally , and it has quickly grown to become one of the most talked about endurance events in Australian history..

 

7th stage of the tour, the SERIES race, promises a high level of competition, with expected runners such as Jono O’Loughlin, Ryan Sandes, Scotty Hawker, Mario Mendoza, Pau Capell and Yun Yan-Qiao, for the men and Kellie Emerson, Gill Fowler, Fiona Hayvice, Ildiko Wermescher and Caroline DuBois for the women. All of them, at least, are eager to run across the National Park, experiencing its stunning views, lots of stairs and the elevation gain of 4,300m.

 

Ultra168 has just published a very useful preview of the race :

 

Ultra-Trail Australia 100km Women’s Preview

 

Ultra-Trail Australia 100km Men’s Preview

 

Things are about to get a bit hectic !

 



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