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Course details for Ultra-Trail® Guaraní - 50k

The 50 kilometers of Ultra-Trail® Guaraní are designed for experienced runners over long distances and slopes. 96% of the route is done off-route.

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ITRA POINTS UTG 50k

Race Tips

  • Field: Initially 700 meters of asphalt, then 1200 meters of stone road. Then, 7 kilometers of gradual ascent on gravel to Hydratation Mainymby, then, ascent to the summit of Cerro Akatî, then, at kilometer 14.1, descent on footpath until kilometer 16. From there, road to PAS Tororó. Then, following the vehicular dirt road together with variable ascents and descents until PAS Itá Azul (km 25). From there, ascents and descents variable until PAS Francisca, previous ascent and descent to Cerro Corá (585 masl). From PAS Francisca, 1300 meters of vehicular dirt road, then, 6.1 kilometers by footpath on grass and ascent to the summit of Cerro de la Cruz (556 msnm), then, downhill until PAS Salto Suizo. Finally, ascent and descent to Cerro León (340 masl), 4 kilometers on gravel, then, 1200 meters of asphalt to the finish line.
  • Shoes with good grip, used clothing for the weather: there may be cold + rain, check the forecast for the date.
  • Hydration necessary: ​​600-1000 ml (around) by weight per hour of running.
  • Caloric expenditure: by weight approximately 3,000 - 8,000 kcal for 50K total. 1 energy bar = 200 Kcal. From this distance is important to incorporate food, especially after 45 min of running.
  • Feeding and hydration two hours before the start.
  • Cell phone signal variable but present in a large part of the track.
  • Follow tapes and indications of runners guides (Do not follow the group).
  • If you desert, it is VERY IMPORTANT to notify the staff at the check point at the start or arrival (not the runners guides).

 

Technical data

  • Terrain: Technical and very technical.
  • Total ascent: 1,930meters.
  • Net gain: 3,870 meters.
  • Start and finish: 190 msnm.
  • Minimum elevation reached: 172 masl.
  • Maximum elevation reached: 611 masl.
  • Average elevation: 330 masl.
  • Maximum slope: 46.8%;-40.8%
  • Average slope: 7.0%; -8.0%
  • Longest climb: 490 m.
  • Longest descent: 380 m.
  • Total distance: 49.5 kilometers.
  • Maximum time to complete the course: 28 hours.

 

    Accumulated Intermediate
Stage Description Alt. Dist. D+ D- Dist. D+ D-
Start Park of Melgarejo -
Independencia, Guairá
190 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hydration
Mainumby
  350 8.9 182 21 8.9 182 21
PAS Tororó   338 18.8 653 505 9.9 471 484
PAS Itá Azul   227 24.9 712 672 6.1 59 167
PAS Francisca   298 33.6 1,282 1,171 8.6 570 499
PAS Salto Suizo   239 41.1 1,755 1,703 7.5 473 532
Finish Park of Melgarejo -
Independencia, Guairá
190 21.9 1,930 1,940 8.3 175 228

 

Amazing course as wonderful as hard. Really beautiful landscapes.

Jorge Vera, Facebook (2017)

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