Jungle Ultra
230km Through The Amazon

World Class Course
Through Manu National Park

A Jungle Adventure
Support from local children

A life Achievement

Cloud Forest Base Camp
10,500ft Altitude

Cross Over
70 Rivers

Race From The Andes
To The Depths Of The Amazon Basin

The Next
Jungle Ultra
29Days

16 May 2014
Jungle Ultra

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Date of next race: May 16th 2014

Location: Manu National Park & Cloud Forest, Peru
Terrain: Mountain Trails & Jungle Tracks
Cost: £2,000 
Payments: In full or via monthly instalments. Please note that the first £500 is non-refundable.
Distance: 230km
Stages: 5
Red Jersey Stage: King of the Hill, The Lull
Highest Peak: 10,500ft
Rivers Crossed: Over 70
Humidity: up to 100%
Temperatures up to: 38°C
Nights Included in Cuzco: 2

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4 Points:

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You will:

  • Run through Manu National Park
  • Climb over 9,000ft
  • Descend 9,000ft on Stage 1
  • Cross rivers over 70 times
  • Experience humidity of 100%
  • Experience temperatures of 35°C
  • Sleep in Hammocks
  • Wake up above the Clouds
  • Experience the infamous "Lull"
  • Be tested to your absolute limit

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A Jungle Ultra Marathon

An Incredible Footrace Through The Unforgiving Amazon Rainforest!

Wow - what a rush! A footrace that takes you through some of the most amazing terrain on our planet, Cloud Forests, Jungles, Amazon Villages and Towns that seem to appear from nowhere. This is the Jungle Ultra, prepare for everything, expect the unexpected. The jungle is often noted as the most hostile environment on earth, stand still too long and you'll be claimed by the ever moving and changing world around you - nothing can compare to the full on assault to the senses here, it's just so wild! The Jungle Ultra is an extreme 230km footrace from the Andes in to the heart of the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest. Beginning in Cloud Forest at a height of 10,500ft your race will begin with stunning views of the Amazon before you begin the long descent into the midst of the jungle. You will face temperatures of up to 38°C and humidity levels of 100% as you encounter the tough terrain of the jungle and face the numerous inclines and declines of the course. With over 70 river crossings to cool you down and test your adventurous side, including zip wires, rafts and simply wading through the water, the Jungle Ultra offers you the chance to explore an area so pristine and remote that only BTU and the Jungle Ultra athletes are permitted access alone.

As if the Amazon Rainforest isn't enough on its own, the race is set up in a self-sufficient style, meaning you will also be carrying your own hammock, sleeping bag, food and supplies for the entire race, replenishing your (minimum) 2.5 litres of water along the way at check points and base camps. With extremely tough conditions and the relentless nature of the jungle, the Jungle Ultra will test your limits as well as your sense of adventure! If you are one of the few that reach then end, you will have earned your coveted finishers medal, you will have gone where only the few have gone before.

What's included?

  • Limited Edition Technical T-Shirt
  • Custom designed finisher's medal
  • Adventure photographer Martin Paldan to take great action shots of your race
  • Complete digital copies of every photo from your race included
  • One nights accommodation in Cuzco before the race
  • Transfer from Cuzco hotel to Cloud Forest Base Camp
  • Transfer of luggage and storage of luggage during the race
  • Shared accommodation at Cloud Forest Base Camp (tents)
  • Water before, during and after your race
  • Food after you have crossed the finish line
  • Experienced race director
  • Dedicated support team
  • Medical staff from the UK (Exile Medics)
  • Helicopter evacuation arrangement (insurance required)
  • Local multi-lingual support staff
  • After-party with local Peruvian food and overnight hotel stay before departure for onward journey home

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