October 2013 : Ultramarathons Calendar

01 Oct 2013 09:44
Jean-Loup Fenaux

Here is a selection of Ultramarathons organized in October 2013 that were previously featured in our monthly newsletter.

Ultramarathons selection

Great Ocean Walk 100 km Trail Run
The Twelve Apostles
Credit : Jupiter Firelyte

Australia – Victoria – Saturday October 12, 2013 – 05:00 It’s one of Australia’s most spectacular and scenic trail ultramarathons. Traversing the spectacular, rugged Shipwreck Coast from Apollo Bay to the 12 Apostles, the Great Ocean Walk winds its way across headlands, along cliff-tops, through rainforest and over beaches.More info…

La Pachamama 100 km
Credit : Miguel Vieira

Argentina – Saturday October 12, 2013 – 07:00 Taste the magic of northwestern Argentina with La Pachamana 50 or 100km: a trail in a sacred region, at high altitude, near Bolivia, where the Andes becomes a mineral world, where the air density is inversely proportional to emotions … Pachamama trail is located between 2,350 and 3,700m above sea level. A race to lift you up, body and soul!More info…

Ultima Frontera – 166 km
olive orchard near Montefrío, Spain
Credit : Tom Vanwalleghem

Spain – Andalusia – Saturday October 19, 2013 The race takes place in the Northern Granada province, known as the Last Frontier of Moorish Iberia (Al Andalus). The route takes you through a number of the fortified towns which made up the final line of defense of the Moorish empire. The Ultima Frontera is for anyone serious about ultra- and trail running: a must-do on the list of international race accomplishments.More info…


A few interviews about races held during the month of October have already been published in this blog. Check them out.