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General Information


 The race


Ultra-Trail® Guaraní is a non-stop race and nature trails linking the four main paths within the National Park of Ybyturuzú (red trail, trail yellow, orange and blue trail path) of individual participation and has distances for all profiles of athletes, from beginners to trail running and middle distance runners to experienced ultramarathoners over long distances and slopes.

Ultra-Trail® Guaraní is synonymous of a majestic nature. The impressive Ybyturuzú Hills (in spanish) or Yvytyrusu ( in guarani) is constituted by a series of hills lying between Guaira and Caazapá departments of the Republic of Paraguay. Today is one of the main areas of conservation eastern region and is home to both the highest peak (Tres Kandú Hill, 842 m) as one of the jumps higher water, the Salto Suizo, 40 meters high.

Distances are: 10, 22, 50 and 100 kilometers.

The start line for all distances will be the town square of the City of Melgarejo, in the district of Independencia in the department of Guaira 27 kilometers from the capital Villarrica and 175 kilometers from Asunción - Paraguay

The event will be held on Saturday, June 8 and 9, 2019.

 


Schedule


Thursday, June 06th - The Countdown Begins

 | 17:00 a 22:00 |
- Race Registration
- Package pick up
Hotel Ybytyruzú - Carlos Antonio López No. 98 corner Dr. Bottrel (Villarrica).


Friday, June 07th

 | 10:00 a 22:00 |
- Race Registration
- Package pick up
Hotel Ybytyruzú - Carlos Antonio López No. 98 corner Dr. Bottrel (Villarrica).

Briefing
15:00 - 100k
17:00 - 50k
Hotel Ybytyruzú - Carlos Antonio López No. 98 corner Dr. Bottrel (Villarrica).

| 14:30 a 19:30 |
- Drop Bag Delivery  the posts of total attendance.
Hotel Ybytyruzú - Carlos Antonio López No. 98 corner Dr. Bottrel (Villarrica).

 

Saturday, June 08th

 | 02:10 |
Athletes transport - 100k.
Athletes reception and bags. 

04:00 | Start 100k
06:00 | Start 50k
The start at all distances will be the Municipal Plaza in Melgarejo, in the Independencia City , 27 kilometers from  Villarrica city.

 | 09:00 a 19:00 |
Exclusive to 10k and 22k runners
- Race Registration
- Package pick up
Cultural Center - Mariscal López Av. & Rodolfo Fink St. (Melgarejo, Independencia - Guairá)


Briefing

17:00 - 22k
18:00 - 10k
Cultural Center - Mariscal López Av. & Rodolfo Fink St. (Melgarejo, Independencia - Guairá)

| 12:00 a 23:59 |
Bags Return. 
Cultural Center - Mariscal López Av. & Rodolfo Fink St. (Melgarejo, Independencia - Guairá)


Sunday, June 09th

06:00 | Start 22k
07:00 | Start 10k
The start at all distances will be the Municipal Plaza in Melgarejo, in the Independencia City , 27 kilometers from  Villarrica city.

| 11:00 |
Awards to 10k and 22k.
Cultural Center - Mariscal López Av. & Rodolfo Fink St. (Melgarejo, Independencia - Guairá)

 | 12:00 |
Awards to 50k and 100k
Cultural Center - Mariscal López Av. & Rodolfo Fink St. (Melgarejo, Independencia - Guairá)

| 11:00 a 13:00 |
Bags Return.
Cultural Center - Mariscal López Av. & Rodolfo Fink St. (Melgarejo, Independencia - Guairá)

| 14:00 a 18:00 |
Bags Return and athletes support.
Hotel Ybytyruzú - Carlos Antonio López No. 98 corner Dr. Bottrel (Villarrica).

 


Awards


  1. Cash exclusively for 100k runners
    1. First Male and Female General Place: 700 USD each.
    2. Second Male and Female General place: 350 USD each.
    3. Third Male and Female General place: 175 USD each.
  2. Trophies for the first three of the general classification in all distances.
  3. Special medals for the first three of each age category in all distances. For information on age categories, please see our rules.
  4. Finisher medal for each participant who crosses the finish line after completing the complete course.

  


Qualifying Races


Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc®
Ultra-Trail® Guaraní qualifies for participation in UTMB® 2020 and 2021. The 100-kilometer and 50-kilometer races are scoring for UTMB®. The points established by the UTMB Organization will be announced in a timely manner.

 

 

 

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