Continental Challenge

5 Ultramarathons on 5 Continents

CONCEPT

A unique sporting challenge

5 Ultramarathons on 5 Continents

The Roadsign Continental Challenge brings together 5 ultramarathons organized by Canal Aventure: the Ultra ASIA Race in Vietnam, THE TRACK in the Australian Outback, the Ultra NORWAY Race in the Lyngen Alps in Norway, the Ultra BOLIVIA Race on the Salar Uyuni in Bolivia, the Ultra AFRICA Race in Mozambique.

An international challenge

Since 2014, the Continental Challenge has brought together men and women of different nationalities and cultures but united to live and share exceptional moments together. At the end of 2019, only 5 competitors had successfully completed the 5 Roadsign Continental Challenge events.

A sporting challenge

The Roadsign Continental Challenge values the performance, consistency and versatility of competitors. Each participant entered in one of the Roadsign Continental Challenge races scores points. At the end of each calendar year, the competitor with the most points on the Ranking List is declared the winner of the Roadsign Continental Challenge.

A scent of adventure

Beyond the competition, participants in the Roadsign Continental Challenge have the opportunity to discover authentic regions, taste the scent of adventure and share exceptional moments.

DESCRIPTION OF THE CONTINENTAL CHALLENGE
  • The Roadsign Continental Challenge is a set of 5 ultramarathons
  • These 5 ultramarathons are organized on 5 different continents
  • Continental Challenge races are organized every 2 years
  • The Roadsign Continental Challenge aims to promote the performance, consistency and versatility of competitors
  • A mixed ranking (Ranking List) is established and updated after each event
  • The points awarded to competitors are cumulative over two years
    At the end of each calendar year, the competitor with the most points on the Ranking List is declared “winner of the Roadsign Continental Challenge”
RANK / POINTS

Rank: 1st -> 7 Points
Rank: 2nd -> 6 Points
Rank: 3rd -> 5 Points
Rank: 4 – 9th -> 4 Points
Rank: 5 – 10th -> 3 Points
Rank: 11 – 14th -> 2 Points
Rank: 15th- … -> 2 Points
Rank: Kilometers -> 1 Point

EVENTS

5 Ultramarathons on 5 Continents

Ultra AFRICA Race

The Ultra AFRICA Race is a 220 km endurance running race in self-supported that takes place in 5 stages in southern Mozambique.

Available places: 25

Next Edition: 13 – 17 November 2022

Ultra NORWAY Race

The Ultra NORWAY Race is a 140 km Non-Stop running race, alone or in teams of 2 people, in semi-self-sufficiency with 9,000 meters of positive elevation and 9,000 meters of negative elevation. The adventure takes place in the Lyngen Alps in Norway.

Available places: 35

Next Edition: 22 – 24 July 2022

Ultra BOLIVIA Race

The Ultra BOLIVIA Race is a 220 km endurance running race of 7 stages in self-supported that takes place on the Bolivian Altiplano at more than 3600 meters above sea level.

Available places: 25

Next Edition: 21 – 25 September 2022

Ultra ASIA Race

The Ultra ASIA Race is a 160 km food self-sufficiency running race that takes place in 4 stages in northwest Vietnam.

Available places: 25

Next Edition: 6 – 9 March 2023

THE TRACK Australia

THE TRACK Australia is a 520 km running race in 9 stages and 10 days of competition in food self-sufficiency competition. The adventure takes place in the Australian Outback between the town of Alice Springs and Uluru.

Available places: 35

Next Edition: 18 – 27 May 2022

The Experience of your Life

Nothing is Impossible

A sporting challenge and a human adventure with the scent of adventure.

Continents

Distance Km

Ultramarathons

Runners since 2014

Make your dreams come true

Continental Challenge Club

Participants in the Roadsign Continental Challenge races can aspire to join the Continental Challenge Club. To do this, they must imperatively run the 5 ultramarathons organized by Canal Aventure on the 5 continents: the Ultra ASIA Race (Vietnam), THE TRACK Australia (Australia), the Ultra NORWAY Race (Norway), the Ultra BOLIVIA Race (Bolivia) and the Ultra AFRICA Race (Mozambique). Competitors who successfully complete these races receive a diploma. To date, 5 people have joined the Continental Challenge.

Juan Ricardo Ferrero (Argentina)

First participant to successfully finish the 5 ultramarathons of the Continental Challenge in 2014.

Pedro Vera Jimenez (Venezuela)

Second participant to successfully finish the 5 ultramarathons of the Continental Challenge in 2017.

Ita Emanuela Marzoto (Italy)

In 2018, Ita Emanuela became the first woman to join the Continental Challenge Club in 2018.

Gürkan Açiköz (Turkey)

Gürkan joined the Continental Challenge Club after successfully completing THE TRACK Australia 2019.

Giuseppe De Rosa (Italy)

Giuseppe joined the Continental Challenge Club after successfully completing THE TRACK Australia 2019.

Continental Challenge Champions

The winner of the Roadsign Continental Challenge is the competitor with the most points on the Ranking List at the end of the calendar year. There is no obligation to have run all the races of the Continental Challenge to be declared Champion.

Tommy Chen (Taiwan)

Roadsign Continental Challenge winner 2015.

Pedro Vera Jimenez (Venezuela)

Roadsign Continental Challenge winner 2016.

Ita Emanuela Marzoto (Italy)

Roadsign Continental Challenge winner 2017.

Gürkan Açiköz (Turkey)

Roadsign Continental Challenge winner 2018 and 2019.

Iulian Rotariu (Roumania)

Roadsign Continental Challenge winner 2020 and 2021.
The Ultimate Challenge

THE TRACK Series

THE TRACK is a format of challenge XXL: 520 km in 9 stages and 10 days of competition in food self-sufficiency. THE TRACK Series offers 5 ultramarathons in THE TRACK format on 5 continents.

Our Events

THE TRACK Series

THE TRACK Namibia
THE TRACK Australia
THE TRACK Bolivia
THE TRACK Finland
THE TRACK Mongolia

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