SportBox d.o.o. and SRK Alba
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Numerous sports and active holiday lovers will find enough reasons to come to Northwestern Istria even in the winter months, but the first days of spring bring a bounty of activities providing everyone with a reason to visit this Istrian destination - both recreational and extreme sports enthusiasts. And this will be confirmed once again in April when Umag is hosting a 100 mile ultra trail race.
We are delighted to invite you to the 9th edition of the ultra trail race "100 miles of Istria". It is the qualification race for the unofficial world trail championship Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc.
The longest race, which starts in Labin and ends in Umag, is 168 kilometres long with 6.539 m of ascent and 6.819 m of descent, which is equivalent to five times the rise to the top of the Učka Mountain from the sea level. The race starts in Labin, passes through Vojak, all the way to Buzet, then turning to the interior to pass through inland gems such as Hum, Draguć, Zamask and Motovun. It then returns to its original path through Oprtalj, and on its way to Umag passes through the beautiful Završje, Grožnjan and Buje. The time limit for completing the race is 46 hours.
The second, shorter race, starting in Lovran, passes through Vojak and Buzet to join the 100 mile race trail in Oprtalj all the way to Umag. The length of the trail is 128 kilometres and has an overall ascent of 5,075 m, which corresponds to the triple ascent to the top of the Učka Mountain. The time limit for completing the race is 34 hours.
The third race is 68 kilometres long and follows the medium trail all the way from Buzet to Umag. The time limit for completing this race is 15 hours.
The fourt race is 40 kilometres, which will start in the beautiful Motovun and finish in Umag.
The shortest course is 20 kilometres and it is dedicated to the beginners in trail running, supporters and volunteers. It starts from Grožnjan and ends in Umag.
The finish of all the races and the centre of events will be in Umag.