Ultra ASIA Race

6 – 9 March 2023

Ultra ASIA Race

6 – 9 March 2023

Explore the lush mountains of Vietnam

Country

Vietnam

Distance

160 km

Duration

4 days

Destination

North West of Vietnam

The Ultra ASIA Race takes place in the North West of Vietnam, in the region of Mai Châu, near the Laos border. The event will take place in a very welcoming region with lush vegetation. The route takes you through many rice plantations in mountain landscapes, with some technical trails. You will discover, every day, the Muong minority, and their villages nestled in the hillsides or lost in the valleys. During the event, the group will spend the nights in traditional houses on stilts.

Challenge

160 km in the lush mountains

The Ultra ASIA Race is a 160 km foot race in 4 stages, with 6000 meters of positive elevation, 7000 meters of negative elevation in food self-sufficiency. Each competitor must carry a backpack containing the compulsory equipment, food and personal equipment.

Participants must follow the route as marked by the organizers and indications of the map given before the race. There are check points located at regular intervals. A technical support and a medical team are present during the whole event.

Competitors who cannot respect the limit time (10 hours per stage), can stay in the race. They will be classified according to the kilometers they ran during the event.

Program

Save the dates

Saturday 4 March

  • 2 pm: Appointment at the Adamas Hanoi Hotel
  • 4 pm: Administrative, technical and medical checks
  • 7 pm: Dinner & overnight at the hotel

Sunday 5 March

  • 8 am: Breakfast at the hotel
  • 11 am: Transfer from Hanoi to Pa-Co (5 hours drive)
  • 5 pm: Check-in at the inhabitant’s house
  • 6.30 pm: Dinner & overnight at the inhabitant of Pa Co

Monday 6 March

Stage 1: 31 km / 1000 mD+ / 2000 mD- / 10 hours

Tuesday 7 March

Stage 2: 49 km / 1500 mD+ / 1500 mD- / 10 hours + Cut time at the CP2

Wednesday 8 March

Stage 3: 36 km / 2000 mD+ / 1500 mD- / 10 hours

Thursday 9 March

Stage 4: 44 km / 1500 mD+ / 2000 mD- / 10 hours

Check-in at the Mai Châu Ecolodge in the afternoon. Dinner & overnight at the hotel

Friday 10 March

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • 11 am: Award ceremony and free afternoon
  • 7 pm: Dinner & overnight at the hotel

Saturday 11 March

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • 10 am: Transfer from Mai Châu to Hanoi (4 hours drive)

Hotel

⇒ ADAMAS HANOI HOTEL
Address: 57 Nguyen Truong To Str., Ba Dinh dist., Ha Noi, Viet Nam.
Phone number: (84 4) 39274434
Fax : (84 4) 39274435
Email: dosm@adamashanoihotel.com
Website: www.adamashanoihotel.com

Airport

⇒ Hanoi International Airport (Noi Bai).

Hanoi International Airport is located 45 km north of Hanoi city center.
(Code IATA : HAN, Code ICAO : VVNB)

Event Information

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Photos

Ultra ASIA Race photos

FAQ

Frequently asked Questions

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