Pirin Ultra - Run Like No Other

Bansko Town

4 - 7th of October 2018

The Race

Pirin Ultra is a mountain ultramarathon held in the heart of Pirin National Park. The park is part of UNESCO World Heritage list and it offers extremely suitable terrain for skyrunning, as well as amazing, breathtaking views. Pirin Ultra was first conducted in 2016 and 2017 and it accomplished great success among runners, visitors and all mountain running fans. With a length of 160 km and 66 km, and a denivelation of 10000 m, Pirin Ultra has definitely turned into the hardest ultramarathon, organized in Bulgaria. The third edition of Pirin Ultra will be held from the 4th to the 7th of October 2018 and it will be part of the Migu Run Skyrunner World Series - the World Cup in Skyrunning. The 66 km Start will be the 8the Final start in the Sky Extra discipline.

Pirin Ultra - Run Like No Other

Pirin Ultra - Run Like No Other

Information & Regulations

Dates: 4 - 7th of October 2018.

Routes: A – 160km, B – 66km.

Start and finish of the Race – Bansko Town

Marking – GPS track, available marking in “Pirin” National Park, tourist map, additional marking from the race.

Keeping track of the runners – GPS tracking system Loggator.

Safety – mandatory provided insurance, helicopter assistance

For more details – visit the “Regulation” and “Routes” Sections

Schedule of Migu Skyrunner World Series Pirin Ultra Skyrace 2018 66 K - central square of Bansko town:

Friday 05.10.2018:

13:00 - 19:00 – Registration, equipment check

16:30 – 17:00 – Technical meeting for the competitors in English (or e-briefing)

17:00 – 17:30 – Technical meeting for the competitors in Bulgarian (or e-briefing)

18:00 – 18:30 - Official opening of the race & elite athletes presentation

19:00 – 20:00 – Celebrations – official day of Bansko Town

Saturday 06.10.2018:

06:00 – 07:00 Late registration, equipment check

08:00 – Start of Pirin Ultra 2018 66K

18:00 – Prize ceremony - Pirin Ultra 2018 66K & Skyrunner World Series Extra season final

Schedule of Pirin Ultra 2018 160K - central square of Bansko town:

Thursday 04.10.2018:

13:00 - 18:30 – Registration, equipment check.

18:30 – 19:00 – Technical meeting for the competitors in English (or e-briefing)

19:00 – 19:30 – Technical meeting for the competitors in Bulgarian (or e-briefing)

Friday 05.10.2018, 00:00 – Start of Pirin Ultra 2018 160K

Sunday 07.10.2018, 10:00 - Prize ceremony Pirin Ultra 2018 160K

More details: www.en.pirinultra.com


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