16 May 2014
The Jungle Ultra
WIth the tag line, Nothing Tougher, you can't say that you haven't been warned. These footraces are tough and absolutely full of adventure. If you haven't got the stomach or the heart for one of these extreme, life changing challenges, you need to look elsewhere for your next race, maybe try your local marathon, an obstacle race or a less extreme ultra, the Ultimate Ultras make no apology for being this tough - they are the ultimate, we are Beyond The Ultimate.
Still here? Great, read on. The four races that make up the series are the Jungle Ultra in Peru, the Mountain Ultra in Nepal, the Desert Ultra in Namibia and the Ice Ultra in Arctic Sweden. Whether you are in it to win or finish, these footraces will test you in ways you never thought possible, expect the unexpected. The Jungle, one of the harshest environments on earth, near 40°C and humidity levels near 100% will push your spirit to the limit and beyond. The Desert, baking sun that seems to hang in the afternoon sky for eternity, almost mocking your short staggered steps as you try and complete your 250k race. The Mountains, your lungs will feel like they're going to explode every step of the way, every step of the 38,000ft of vert will try and tease you in to submission. The Arctic, last but by no means least, and place where very few of us go, with a cold so raw and real, it will burn your skin and freeze your eyes, finishing this one is a matter of survival and a test of will.
The Grand Slam - for the crazy few. The small matter of finishing all 4 races in the series within a 12 month period is the order of the day. Or maybe the Ultimate Club is for you? Finish all 4 races and you're in!
The Ultimate Ultras aren't just a series of races, they are a set of 4, amazing, life changing adventures that will absolutely rock your world!
The Desert Ultra - Africa:
The Ultimate Desert Ultra. 250km across beautiful yet inhospitable desert terrain that makes up the Namib. Cross ancient dried-up river beds, traverse huge dune fields, run through grasslands all with mountains and volcanoes as a backdrop, a truly amazing race awaits those willing to tackle this chal
The Worlds First & Only Self-Sufficient Multi-Stage Mountain Ultra:
The Ultimate in Mountain Racing in the heart of the Himalayas, Nepal. The Mountain Ultra offers a tough and exciting race through the worlds largest mountain range, taking in ancient paths and routes originally set by the Ghurkhas as they conquered Kathmandu. The 220km course winds its way through
The Ice Ultra - The Arctic:
The Ice Ultra. 230km through pristine UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Swedish Lapland & The Arctic, this race has it all! You will find yourself crossing a vast network of Ice Forests, Snow Fields, Snow Mountains and Frozen Lakes during the course of this amazing Ice
The Jungle Ultra - Peru:
The Toughest, Wettest, Hottest and Most Beautiful Ultra Race in the World!
Welcome to The Ultimate Jungle Ultra Marathon a race from The Andes to the Amazon. 230km of tough jungle trails, mountain roads and village track
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2013/2014 will see our races feature in a Channel 5 documentary, Danish National TV, Peruvian TV, US TV as well as several magazines across the world with pieces on single races as well as the entire series, join us and be part of something truly amazing!