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ULTRA FIORD BACK FOR A 2ND EDITION WITH RUNNERS FROM MORE THAN 20 COUNTRIES
PUNTA ARENAS, CHILE (November 25th, 2015)—After the resounding success of the first ever Ultra Fiord race, the 2016 edition is shaping up to provide the same staggering scenery and high level of challenge. The race will be held in the Provincia de Última Esperanza (Province of Last Hope), a region characterized by thousands of kilometers of fiords, in South-Western Patagonia. It will take place from the 14th to the 16th of April, and include distances of 100 miles, 100km, 70km, 50km, and 30km.
Registration is filling up quickly, and athletes will be arriving from across 6 continents. Of the 24 countries represented…..READ MORE
Ambassadors and Notable Runners for Ultra Fiord 2015 Revealed
The registration and selection process for Ultra Fiord’s inaugural edition, which will take place from April 16th to April 18th 2015, has continued to progress, obtaining interest from trail-runners around the world; 70% of the currently registered runners reside outside of Chile, the event’s native country. Being that Ultra Fiord is an international trail-running event, 11 runners, originating from five different countries, have been chosen as the ambassadors for this year’s edition.
Enzo Ferrari, one of Chile’s strongest trail-runners, will represent the event’s home country in the longest event, the 100-mile distance…. READ MORE
Registration for the Inaugural Edition of Ultra Fiord is NOW OPEN
The organizers that brought three editions of the Patagonian International Marathon from 2012-2014, the inaugural edition of Ultra Trail Torres del Paine in 2014, and ten successful editions of the Patagonian Expedition Race since 2004, the event deemed by BBC as “the Last Wild Race,” and by National Geographic as one of the “Ten Great Races in Amazing Places,” introduces a new, unique trail-running experience in Chilean Patagonia for 2015: Ultra Fiord. Ultra Fiord, which will take place from April 16th to April 18th in 2015, is an international trail-running event that looks to uncover the mystical and unknown world of fjords, thousands and thousands of kilometers that have accumulated throughout Chile’s extreme south by the passage of glaciers, but have been hidden from the world by the terms “seno,” “estrecho,” and “canal.”
The event, which is a semi-autonomous, non-stop race to promote both the territory’s attractions and sustainable development of the local communities, will feature four distances: 30K, 70K, 100K, and a 100-mile race. All race distances will follow the same course….READ MORE