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Ultra Mirage El Djerid 100km

October 05, 2019 # 3
The event starts at 07:00.

The Ultra Mirage® El Djerid #UMED100k is the first 100km Ultra Trail taking place in the stunning Tunisian Sahara desert.
Second Edition 2018 Sept. 2018
Registrations until end of June 2018 | 260 runners only > www.ultramirage.com/umed2018

A single stage race that takes runners across a wide diversity of terrains, ranging from soft sand, small dunes, rocks, dried river beds, oasis…

Runners will have 20 hours to finish the race with very specific deadlines to reach each of the five checkpoints which will be between 15-20km apart.

Both medical and technical help as well as water supply will be available at each checkpoint.

This race is open to all types of athletes, from professional ultra runners to anyone passionate about ultra trails, with a lot of training of course.

• About Djerid Region : Tozeur is the main city of the Djerid, a region situated in South West of Tunisia. It is very well known for its stunning surroundings with a mixture of Rocky Mountains, valleys, salt lakes and desert dunes and most of all for the generosity of its people. The area of the Djerid has been the background of famous movies including Star Wars, the English Patient just to name a few. The diversity and the beauty of the Djerid makes it a major attraction for tourists from all around the world.

• About 350 EUR International Runners Race Package

Package include: Domestic flights from Tunis-Carthage airport, ground transports, accommodation in 4* hotel (half board/2 nights), insurance, race entry, exclusive UMED cap, shirt and bag.

• About Security : Our upmost priority is the security and the well-being of our runners, volunteers and organizers. That is why UMED works very closely throughout the race with the Tunisian Army, local Police and the National Guards to ensure that everyone stays safe at all times and enjoys the adventure. The race has also the backing of local authorities which have put significant means in place to make it a success!
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#UMED100K FAQ !

-Where: Tozeur, Tunisia, North Africa
- When: Saturday 29 September 2018
- Time: 7:00am race starts
- Timing: 20h max time (3am Sunday) with specific deadlines for each Check Point
- Current Record: 08h48m50s by Morocco’s Mohamed El Morabity in 2017
- Category: Trail Ultra XLong (ITRA classification) > more than 100km
- Distance: 100km single stage (5 check points)
- Check Points: Every 15-20km. Basic food (local dates, fruits, bread), water and medical assistance provided
- Terrain: small sand dunes, sand, salt lake, dried river beds, rocks, very little elevation overall
- Temperature: expect a dry hot weather with temperature in mid 30C during day time and low 20C at night (historical average)
- Essentials: runners expect to carry a limited amount of safety equipments
- Runners: all runners welcome (18 minimum age on race day)
- Maximum race participants: 260 to 300
- Winners Prize Money: EUR 3,000 for first female and EUR 3,000 for first male –
EUR 1,500 for second female and EUR 1,500 for second male
EUR 500 for third female and EUR 500 for third male

ITRA Points: 4 POINTS

• Qualifying Race: 4 UTMB® POINTS and others (subject to course validation)

• Price: EUR 350 per Runner (includes domestic flights from Tunis Carthage airport, ground transport, accommodation in 4* hotel in half board for 2 nights -sharing room, insurance, race entry, exclusive UMED cap, shirt and bag, medal and certificate for finishers)

• Logistics: Runners expected to fly into Tunis Carthage Airport (connected to all major European cities). Departure will be on Friday 28th September from Tunis to Tozeur international airport. Return on Sunday 30th September late afternoon

Official website

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Information about the event is available in : English French Russian

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]

Contact

Beaumont House Kingswood Warren Park Woodland Way Surrey KT20 6AD

Races

Ultra Mirage El Djerid 100k

October 05, 2019 (Saturday) - 07:00
Cut off: 20:00 hours
Running
100 kilometers
 
4 ITRA Points
Tozeur ( )
Tozeur
5 Aid Stations
Trail Single loop Flat Sand Desert Night Race UTMB qualifier Solo
The number for participants for the race is capped to 260.
 

The Ultra Mirage© El Djerid (UMED) is the first 100km Ultra Trail taking place in the stunning Tunisian Sahara desert.
A single stage race that takes runners across a wide diversity of terrains, ranging from soft sand, small dunes, rocks, dried river beds, oasis, desert lakes…
Runners will have 20 hours to finish the race with very specific deadlines to reach each of the five checkpoints which will be between 15-20km apart.
Both medical and technical help as well as water supply will be available at each checkpoint.
This race is open to all types of athletes, from professional ultra runners to anyone passionate about ultra trails, with a lot of training of course.