Heavy Metal Ultra – backyard ultra race with heavy metal music! Start will be given 15.08.2020 at 8:00 when first heavy metal song will start to play. Then you have one hour to run 6,7 km loop. Race has new start every full hour. To continue, you have to cover 6,7 km loop before the next start in next full hour. The competition ends when there is only one participant left who have to run last loop alone within 1 hour. During the day, you run on the technical and demanding forest trail and at night on asphalt road.
2020 HMU is the Golden Ticket Competition. This means that the winner will automatically be awarded with a starting place on the 2020 “Big’s Backyard Ultra” in the USA, where the winners of backyard ultras around the world will compete in the World Cup.
Registration starts 2.01.2020
Rules and regulations: https://trailrun.ee/en/heavy-metal-ultra-description-rules/
Day track: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/940051
Night track: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/9381500
Video of 2019 competition: https://vimeo.com/357241956?fbclid=IwAR1kylB5CvRMIrXl6WyQnrbfc1QVN2CaqvF1bCVnLqJwPK7VWMcUmUME4OU
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Information about the event is available in : English Estonian