Royal Ultra Sky Marathon 2017
New entry in the Sky Runner World Series16 July 2017
The Royal Ultra Sky Marathon takes place in the Gran Paradiso National Park (IT) on July 16.
New entry in the Skyrunner World Series - Sky Extreme category, the biennial Royal Ultra SkyMarathon Gran Paradiso offers a serious challenge. The course (55 km distance, 4141 m D+, 4504 m D-) winds through the Gran Paradiso National Park in the ancient royal hunting grounds, where runners will compete with ibex and chamois. The severe race reaches seven mountain passes and competitors will cross snowfields, moraines, rocks and streams.
The race starts near Teleccio Lake (Vallone di Piantonetto) at 6:30 AM and finishes on the shores of the Ceresole Reale Lake at about 8:00 PM (Maximum total Time: 13h 30).