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The first stage of International Russian multiday skyrunning race !

TransUral 2014-2017

This is the first international trail-running race with stages lasting several days
Dates: 16-20 of July 2014
Distance: 160 km along the border between Europe and Asia for 4 days
Difficulty level: 7 summits of the Southern Ural, 1055 - 1582 m

Project goals
-organizing unique world level competition in Russia
-getting familiar with nature of the Ural mountains
-promoting skyrunning

Project description
International ultra-trail skyruning race. Race is divided on stages. One stage lasts several days.Races will take place during the next 4 years from 2014 to 2017. On each stage participants run from start to finish point along the Europe-Asia border. The route will go through amazing parts of the Ural Mountains. During 4 years participants have the opportunity to see stunning sceneries of Southern Ural (July 2014), Central Ural (2015), Northern Ural (2016) and Arctic (Polar) Ural (2017)

-TransUral is the only running race of several days in the world which take place along the border of the two parts of the world - Europe and Asia.
-Nobody in the world organize STAGED multiday races. TransUrals will be held during 4 years in different parts of the Ural Mountains. TransUral suggests a new route every year.
-TransUral will take place once from 2014 to 2017. It means there will be the only opportunity to go through the whole race route.
-The finish line of the TransUral will be on the Arctic Ocean coast.

Race format
- one stage lasts 4 days
- about 40 km of distance each day with 1000-1500 m of vertical gain
- Mass start in the morning and "Pasta party" at the end of the each day. Free time in the evening and rest before next day in organized camping place
- Daily results. To make the race more popular it's possible to take part in particular days of the race
- Winners of the TransUral’s stage will be determined by the time of the whole route.

Easy to join
All active people can join to the race. Race format allows to take part both professional athletes and amateurs. During the competition days participants have an opportunity to run through the national parks along the border between Europe and Asia.
Approximate number of participants for the whole stage is up to 200 people
Approximate number of participants for particular days is up to 1000 people

The first stage
The first stage of the TransUral will take place on the Southern Ural. During 4 days participants will run through the 7 summits including the most highest peak of the region the Iremel mountain (1582 m above the sea level). The route will go through the amazing ridges of the Zyuratkul national park - Nurgush, Zyuratkul, Urenga.

TransUral will be organized by the professional team “Ural Adventure Races” who has a lot of experience in conducting big sport events.

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