04

Oct

2019

Ultra Half - World's Highest Race

Kibber Spiti Himachal Pradesh 172114 India

00:30 - 23:30

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21KM Ultra Half

Closes in 37 day(s)
₹ 7000

Type : Running

Distance : 21K

Timed : Yes

Description : Half Marathon Which Is An Ultra.

Ultra Half is an ultra marathon only 21 Kms Long. It is also the highest race in the world. Climbing upto 5939 m to the summit of Mt. Kanamo in Spiti, Himachal Pradesh.

ROUTE DETAILS

Starting Line

The race starts from the fabled Kibber Village in Himachal Pradesh. Which is also one of the highest villages in the world accessible by a motorable road.

Turnaround Point

The turnaround point on the Ultra Half is also the highest point on the race. At 5939 mts. it is the summit of Mt. Kanamo peak. The crown jewel of Spiti valley.

Finish Line

The race ends in Kibber village itself.

Race Distance

The total race distance is 21 Kms. A Half Marathon.

Weather

Temperatures during the race may vary between 10′ Celsius to -5′ Celsius.

Finishing Time 

Estimated finishing time is 7 hours for the course.

Aid Stations

Well stocked aid stations and volunteers are placed evenly throughout the course.

Complete with water, carb dense, high sugar, salt based offerings and even first aid and professional help.

Risk & Safety

UIAA Certified Himalayan Alpine Guide and Wilderness First Responder Pranav Rawat is also the Chief Risk and Safety Officer on the race.

Heading a team of dedicated rescuers deployed on the course, Pranav makes sure everyone stays out of harm’s way.

How To Train

All registered participants will get a custom training plan to prepare for the race, designed by Kieren D’Souza.

What’s more? An exclusive invite to a trail running camp preceding the race, hosted by Kieren himself.

How To Reach

By Air:

1. Nearest Major Airports are New Delhi and Chandigarh.

2. Nearest Minor Airports are Shimla and Kullu.

By Road:

1. New Delhi to Kibber Via Manali (bus) 18 hrs.

2. New Delhi to Kibber Via Shimla (bus) 13 hrs.

This is an invitational event. Application will be accepted after scrutiny and selection process.