Ultra X Tanzania

Ultra X Tanzania

Ultra X Tanzania

Distance/Time

250KM/5DAYS

Elevation

7102m

Technicality

2/5

Temperature

18-27°C

Airport

KIA

Date

12-16 JUN 2023

ultra x TANZANIA

Ultra X Tanzania is a multi-stage ultra marathon that takes place over five days in the in the stunning scenic and seldom travelled backcountry of northern Tanzania around Mount Kilimanjaro. The route showcases the best of Tanzania and the best of Africa.

Competitors can expect to climb up part way the bucket list mountain Kilimanjaro, the tallest free-standing mountain in the world, whilst also covering savannah, forest and running around lakes filled with wildlife over the 5 days.

During this unforgettable week, competitors will experience the place, the people, and the beauty of this iconic country in full.

Interest free instalment plans

£70 per month

Register from

 

(not including £300 deposit)

Itinerary

Saturday

Competitors should arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport on or before Saturday 10th June, where they will transfer to their accommodation in Moshi. Those that wish to stay in the race hotel will have the option to book this when registering.

Sunday

Race welcome, safety briefings, and mandatory kit checks will take place at the race hotel at 09:00. All competitors are then transferred to Lake Chala and to the first campsite, where the race will start the following morning.

Monday

42km

Tuesday

49km

Wednesday

49km

thursday

67km

FRIday

43km

On Friday evening after the race, the organisers host a big BBQ around the campfire for the last night in the wild, where the prize giving and awards ceremony also takes place.

Saturday

On Saturday morning, all competitors are transferred back to Moshi. For those with Saturday evening flights, we will arrive in Moshi at approximately at 14:00.

Sunday

All good things must come to an end! Participants are free to transfer to the airport on Sunday for return flights, or to begin their well deserved holiday. For those staying in country, we suggest booking with a local tour company – please get in touch for recommendations.

Medal Ribbons

All finishers will receive a race medal. Different medal ribbons will be awarded based upon the finishing times outlined below.

As part of our Sustainability Policy, the Green Ribbon will be awarded to the competitor that displays the highest commitment to reducing their environmental impact both in preparation for and during the race (as determined by the organisers).

Black Ribbon

Under 25 hours

White Ribbon

Under 28 hours

Blue Ribbon

Over 28 hours

Green Ribbon

Environmental award

included:

1. Race entry

2. Accommodation during the race (11-17 June)

3. Transfers between Moshi and the start/finish.

4. Fully marked course

5. Medical staff on course and at all campsites

6. Therapist team on course and at all campsites

7. Drinking water at checkpoints on course and hot water for preparing food at all campsites

8. Celebratory meal and local entertainment on the final night of the race

9. Ground assistance and full safety support

10. Digital copies of all images from the event photographer

11. UTMB® World Series Qualifier race (100KM category)

12. Finisher’s medal

not included:

1. Flights

2. Accommodation before or after the race (accommodation at the race hotel can be purchased as an add-on at checkout)

3. Personal food, kit and equipment (see kit list below)

4. Comprehensive insurance (to cover cancellations, loss of items, injury etc)

5. Training costs

6. Spending money

7. Transport home for runners who are disqualified or withdraw early

Experience Tanzania

We understand that competitors may wish to travel to Tanzania with family or friends. Should they wish to enjoy the country while you race, we highly recommend visiting the following sights. Alternatively, you can visit them together after the event. Our local partners can assist with packages.

If one of your party would like to volunteer at the race while you take part, they can complete the Volunteer Application Form and we will do our best to accommodate them.

If you would like to learn more about our Ultra X Tanzania spectator packages, please email contact@ultra-x.co.

Safari Tanzania

SAFARI

If you’ve made it all the way to Tanzania there is a chance you’re interested in wildlife. Our local operations partners are able to book a variety of different safari trips for you of any length with Serengeti, Ngorongoro, or Tarangire options!

Tanzania Kili

Kilimanjaro

Walk in the footprints of famed explorers and mountaineers up to the top of Africa’s tallest peak.

ZANZibar

Zanzibar is an island paradise which lies just a few miles off the East coast of Tanzania. It’s famous for it’s idyllic white beaches and rich history.

What others say

“How am I supposed to turn this one down? Please sign me up!”

Luke Lambert

UK

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Danielle Gray

UK

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Rahil Sachak-Patwa

UK

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