The one of a kind Elton Ultra Trial trail running, the first 100 km marathon in Russia, meets participants the 5th time. The event will traditionally occur at Volgograd region, Russia, at one of the hottest points at semi-desert shores of salted lake Elton on 27 – 28 May. The competitors are experienced marathon runners, professional sportsmen and those, who want to challenge themselves, escape from city and get closer to the wild nature.
The Elton trail run program
The Elton marathon is tens and hundreds of kilometers under a flaming sun, semi-desert and absolute absence of civilization. Elton Ultra-Trail 2017 program consists of two distances, a short and a long one of your choice:
- Master 38 km. This distance is a good alternative for newcomers and the best route for sportsman, who decided to challenge themselves at semi-desert. Age limit — over 18. Time limit: 7 hours.
- Ultimate 100 miles. The best route for ultramarathon runners. Age limit — over 1821. Time limit: 24 hours.
Furthermore, the trail program includes opening and closing ceremonies, award ceremony, watching films in the open air, soft drinks, Kazakh cuisine and the wonders of camping life.
The location of Elton trail run
Semi-desert Elton steppes is one of a kind nature reserve or Russia. Salted lake Elton is placed in Caspian lowland far below sea level. Its whole and coastal area is considered to be the hottest points in Russia. At the Elton’s bottom there are salines, salt and mineral mud deposits, which are famous of their healing properties around the globe. Elton is often compared with the Dead Sea.
Elton is a charming wild nature with herds of horses and sheep, eagles, owls, foxes, lizards and snow-white salt crystals. On the sportsmen way there will be rises and falls of the endless semi-desert where sky meets land on the horizon.
Terms of participation
The trial participants must have the medical certificate not older than 6 months, and life and health accident insurance, paid entry fee and meet age requirements. In runners’ armory it must be rucksack, water, sunglasses, SPF, cap and phone. For Ultimate 100 miles participants this list is a bit wide, you can find it on the organizer’s website.
Support teams are welcome. Every Ultimate 100 miles participant has the right to attract a personal team of vehicle crew and stationary camp volunteers. Along the whole route there will be organized stationary and mobile feeding stations.
Contacts of Organizators
The Repharm company is an official trial partner.
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