Ultra Trail 168k 2021
The fifth edition of Gothenburgs first Ultratrail over 100 miles is virtual this year. Start at any time and date you want between 16/4 and 16/5. This year, the course will be prolonged to meet the ITRA regulation for a 6 point race. The maximum time will therefore be 34 instead of 30 hours.
Date: 2021-04-16 – 2021-05-16
Start time: FREE
Silver medal time: 24 hours
Maximum time: 34 hours
Distance: 100+ miles, 168+ km
ITRA qualifier: 6 points
Checkpoints: 1 with water/snacks/energy at km 65
Ascent: 4600 M+
Number of participants: 500 st
Recommended Qualification: Finished Trail Ultra XL (100k +, or 5 ITRA points)
1200 SEK 300 SEK
Registration is open during the entire race period
The entire course will not be marked. When Half the course runs on marked trails. When the course runs on unmarked singletrail, there will be some yellow reflective markers on tricky parts. We recommend that the runner downloads the .gpx file. To complete the race, you need to show proof that you have run the course via a link to activity on Strava, Garmin or similar.
ITRA and UTMB certificated, 6 ITRA points
Link to course on garmin: https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/55246005
Link to .gpx on Alltrails: https://www.alltrails.com/explore/map/atr-169k-2021-d1eb498?u=m
Rules & regulations
Pacers are allowed throughout the entire course. Pacers are there to help the runner keep the pace, and to navigate the course. Pacers can not carry any equipment, liquid or food for the runner.
Personal aid stations are allowed throughout the course, as long as they leave the place litterfree. As personal aid counts food, liquids and equipment. The runner can not leave any of the obligatory equipment behind at a pesonal aidstation, it must be carried during the entire race. Recommended equipment can be obtained or left on the personal aid stations.
It is also allowed to buy food and drinks on along the route, as well as use public restrooms.
We do not request a health certificate or equivalent to start the race. Each runner participates at his own risk.
The runner is responsible for navigating right along the track. If the runner differs from the specified course in such a way that this has gained an advantage, the runner will be fined a punishment in the form of a time extension.
If the runner has otherwise attempted to gain an advantage in an unauthorized manner, the corresponding time extensions will be added. Multiple violations will lead to disqualification.
Every runner has an obligation to help other runners in distress.
Every runner is obliged not to throw trash along the race. Rubbish should be thrown on controls or in junk baskets along the lane.
The competition jury’s decision applies. You can of course have the opportunity to complain of a decision by the competition jury.
Entrace fees are non-refundable. Name changes are possible at an extra cost of 100 SEK
- Personal GPS tracker that can record the race. GPS-watch or App on phone.
- Headlight with a burntime of at least 8 hours + spare battery
- Water / fluid to last 30 km of running, at least 1000 ml
- Energy / food to last 50 km of running, at least 800 kCal
- Mobil phone with the number to race director +46 708 177684
- First aid kit with at least heat blanket, elastic bandage, patches
- Water and windproof jacket
- Power bank
- Trekking poles
- Bandana, cap, armwarmers, gloves
- Extra longsleeved shirt
- Electrolytes, saltcaps