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What day is the ULTRA SIERRA NEVADA? Friday and Saturday, April 9-10-11, 2021.
What time is the Start of the ULTRA ? Friday at 22:00 hours.
And TRAIL ? At 6:00 hours on Saturday at Beas de Granada.
And MARATÓN ? At 10:00 hours on Saturday at Quéntar.
And MEDIA ? At 9:00 hours on Sunday at Pinos Puente.
Where is the Start of the ULTRA? The start of the ULTRA is at Paseo del Salón, Granada.
Where is the Start of TRAIL? The start of the TRAIL is at Town Hall Square of Beas de Granada.
Where is the Start of MARATÓN? The start of the MARATÓN is at Town Hall Square of Quéntar.
Where is the Start of MEDIA? The start of the MEDIA is at Town Hall Square of Pinos Puente.
How many kilometres are the ULTRA ? 97,5 kms
And TRAIL ? 62 kms.
And MARATÓN ? 40 kms.
And MEDIA ? 25 kms.
How is the route? The ULTRA is a mountain race of 97,5 kms of continuous ascent by paths and trails from Granada to ski resort of Pradollano, crowning before the Veleta´s Peak (3200m).
The ULTRA has its start line in a spectacular surrounding: the Monumental Complex of the Alhambra and the Generalife.
The ULTRA has a positive accumulated altitude of 5.580 meters and a negative accumulated altitude of 4.300 meters.
And TRAIL ? The route, checkpoints and aid stations are the same as the 62 kilometres of the Ultra Sierra Nevada from Beas de Granada to Pradollano, where the finish line is installed.
TRAIL ISERRA NEVADA has a positive accumulated altitude of 3.200 meters and a negative accumulated altitude of 2.400 meters.
And MARATÓN ? The route, checkpoints and aid stations are the same as the 40 kilometres of the Ultra Sierra Nevada from Quéntar to Pradollano, where the finish line is installed.
MARATON SIERRA NEVADA has a positive accumulated altitude of 2.400 meters and a negative accumulated altitude of 1.200 meters.
And MEDIA ? The route, checkpoints and aid stations are the same as the 25 kilometres of the Ultra Sierra Nevada from Pinos Genil to Pradollano, where the finish line is installed.
MEDIA has a positive accumulated altitude of 2.100 meters and a negative accumulated altitude of 820 meters.
What is the maximum time to complete ULTRA ? 23 hours.
What is the maximum time to complete TRAIL ? 15 hours.
What is the maximum time to complete MARATÓN ? 10 hours.
What is the maximum time to complete MEDIA ? 5 hours.
Where I can pick up my bib number? - Pradollano and Granada
When? Thursday from 17:00 to 20:00 at Pradollano, Friday from 11:00 to 14:00 at Pradollano and from 17:00 to 20:00 in Granada, Paseo del Salón, place of the Start of Ultra and Saturday from 17:00 to 20:00 at Pradollano for the MEDIA modality.
What I need to pick up my bib number? Participants must show an IDENTITY CARD, PASSPORT or NIE (Foreign Identification Number) to prove their identity in order to collect their race bib.
Can another person pick up my bib number? Race bibs are personal and non-transferable If you cannot be at the scheduled time to pick up your race number etc, you can send someone to do it for you. They must have a photocopy of your ID and the disclaimer document completed and signed by you.
Where I must to wear the bib number? Each participant must wear the race bib on the front of the body, on top of the clothing, and it must be easily visible all time.
Can i pick up my bib number in the Start? No.
Is there wardrobe service? Yes. Every participant of ULTRA and TRAIL could deliver a bag drop-off to be collected at the aid station in Pinos Genil.
Where I deliver my bag? The bags must be delivered on Friday at the same place where the Start is collected.
Do I have to identity my bag? It is not necessary, the organization will deliver the already identified backpacks that must be delivered in the wardrobe.
Do I have to bring any documents to deliver my bag? Requirement to file the bib number to deliver bag and is advisable to carry an official identification.
What is the wardrobe service schedule? From 20:30 to 21:30 hours.
What time open the access to Start line to all participants ? One hour before the start.
Is there mandatory equipment? Yes. All runners without exceptions must carry the following equipment to be able to perform the ULTRA, TRAIL, MARATÓN and MEDIA
Will there be checkpoints throughout the race? Between 8 and 12 checkpoints.
Will there be aid stations throughout the race? Yes. The ULTRA has 8 aid stations + Finish aid station.
The TRAIL has 5 aid stations + Finish aid station.
The MARATÓN has 3 aid stations + Finish aid station.
The MEDIA has 1 aid stations + Finish aid station.
Is there medical assistance during the race? Where? Yes. There will be a fixed point of medical assistance at Pinos Genil, the Veleta and at Finish in Pradollano. Also two teams of mobile assistance will be available throughout the race.
Is there a shuttle bus service to Start Line? Yes, The Organization of ULTRA SIERRA NEVADA has planned a shuttle bus that will connect Granada and Pradollano with the Start Line of the diferents modalities of the Ultra Sierra Nevada.
The schedule and prices of the shuttle bus are:
PRADOLLANO (parking) - GRANADA (Start Line) --> Departure Time: 19:30 of Friday. Price: 5€
PRADOLLANO (parking) - BEAS DE GRANADA (Start Line) --> Dep.Time: 3:45 a.m. of Saturday.
GRANADA (Paseo de la Bomba) - BEAS DE GRANADA (Start Line) --> Dep.Time: 4:15 a.m. of Saturday.
PRADOLLANO (parking) - QUÉNTAR (Start Line) --> Dep.Time: 7:30 a.m. of Saturday.
GRANADA (Paseo de la Bomba) - QUÉNTAR (Start Line) --> Dep.Time: 8:15 a.m. of Saturday.
Where I can buy the bus ticket? The ticket can be buy in the registration form or on the website --> SERVICES
My family and friends wants to follow the race? Where and how can do it? The organization is preparing a full program for all those who want live the ULTRA SIERRA NEVADA in a special way, either as accompanying or for living a sport experience in the unique natural environment.
This year will be published via web a map in PDF, which you can download from the web, with the points, timing pass and situation of the most spectacular points of the race so that all who wants can live the ULTRA SIERRA NEVADA in its purest form.
Is possible to follow the race via internet? You can follow the race live so that the companions and the general public can view the progress of each participant and be informed of the classifications directly on your mobile device, computer or smartphone.
Can I transfer my registration to a friend or relative? No. The registration is personal and untransferable.
Am I covered by any insurance? The organization has an insurance policy of public liability insurance under current legislation.
Is there Finisher medals? Yes. All finishers will receive a medal customized according to distance of race.
Is there t-shirt? Yes. All runners of ULTRA, TRAIL and MARATÓN will receive a personalized technical t-shirt.
Will there be service showers at the end of both races? Yes. In Pradollano.
Is there a shuttle bus service? Yes. The Organization ULTRA SIERRA NEVADA has planned a free shuttle bus that will connect permanently Pradollano ski resort, where the finish line will be installed, with the city of Granada.
The schedule of the shuttle bus are:
PRADOLLANO - GRANADA
16:00 / 18:30 / 20:00 / 21:30 // Sunday 12:00 and 14:30
All info about the bus service here
Can the accompanying persons go on the bus? Yes. Participants must confirm to the organization previously the number of companions who will be using the bus. The organization will deliver the tickets for confirmed companions in the delivery of bib numbers.