Skip to the content

Course details for Ultra-Trail® Guaraní - 100k

This distance was created for very experienced runners in several distances and uneven levels. 99% of the route is done off-route.

Race Tips

  • Field: Open path the first 800m, then trail with crossing of Tacuara stream at 1000m. Soft climbs and descents by path, bordering the Tacuara stream until 1800m, then, vehicular road 500 m. Then, 1000 meters of asphalt. At 3k, cross the Tacuara stream again. Variable ascents and descents on a path bordering the Librada stream, in addition, crossing it in several places. Then, gradual ascent on a path bordering Cerro León (340 masl) until you reach PAS Salto Suizo. From PAS Salto Suizo, gradual ascent on a steep path to the summit of Cerro De La Cruz (556 masl), then, ascents and descents vary on footpath to PAS Francisca. Then gradual ascent on footpath until the summit of the Hill Corá (585 msnm), then descending steep on footpath. After the descent, path with some ups and downs to PAS Itá Azul (km 26.8 - first Total Assistance Post). From here, variable ascents and descents to Hydration Yvyty Mirî (km 35.1 of race). At this point, climb to Cerro Amor with some ups and downs on its summit, then descent to PAS Malvinas. From PAS Malvinas, variable ascents and descents on footpath to PAS 3 Kandú (last time to leave this PAS 19:30 hs) and PAS Sanctuary (last time to leave this PAS at 9:00 p.m.). In PAS Sanctuary, gradual ascent to Cerro 3 Kandú passing through Cerro Perõ respectively towards PAS Yoveré (km 76 - second Total Assistance Post, last time to leave this PAS 01:30). From PAS Yoveré, vehicular road with some ascents and variable descents, then path to PAS Tororó (last time to leave this PAS 05:30 hs). Then, 3km of local road and ascent to Cerro Akatî. From Cerro Akatî, gradual descent to PAS Mainumby (last time to leave this PAS 09:30 hs), then, gradual ascent and descent to Cerro Mainumby and Cerro Tercera Fracción. Finally, 5 km of vehicular road to the finish line.
  • Shoes with good grip, used clothing for the weather: there may be cold + rain, check the forecast for the date.
  • Hydration necessary: ​​600-1000 ml (around) by weight per hour of running.
  • Caloric expenditure: by weight approximately 14,000 - 22,000 kcal for 100K total. 1 energy bar = 200 Kcal. From this distance is important to incorporate food, especially after 45 min of running.
  • Feeding and hydration two hours before the start.
  • Cell phone signal variable but present in a large part of the track.
  • Follow tapes and indications of runners guides (Do not follow the group).
  • If you desert, it is VERY IMPORTANT to notify the staff at the check point at the start or arrival (not the runners guides).

 

Technical data

  • Terrain: Technical and very technical.
  • Total ascent: 5,590 meters.
  • Net gain: 11,180 meters.
  • Start and finish: 180 msnm.
  • Minimum elevation reached: 172 masl.
  • Maximum elevation reached: 842 masl.
  • Average elevation: 422 masl.
  • Maximum slope: 46.8%;-40.8%
  • Average slope: 6.9%; -7.8%
  • Longest climb: 530 m.
  • Longest descent: 940 m.
  • Total distance: 112.8 kilometers.
  • Maximum time to complete the course: 33 hours.

 

    Accumulated Intermediate
Stage Description Alt. Dist. D+ D- Dist. D+ D-
Start Park of Melgarejo -
Independencia, Guairá
180 0 0 0 0 0 0
PAS Salto Suizo   237 10.6 228 171 10.6 228 171
PAS Francisca   302 18 714 592 7.3 486 421
PAS Ita Azul First Total Assistance Post 242 26.8 1,244 1,184 8.7 530 592
Hid. Yvyty Mirî   394 35.1 1,659 1,444 8.3 415 260
PAS Malvinas   312 47.3 2,392 2,260 12.2 733 816
PAS 3 Kandú Cutoff: 07:30 p.m. of saturday, 8. 380 54.1 2,646 2,446 6.7 254 186
PAS Santuario Cutoff: 09:00 p.m. of saturday, 8. 265 59.5 2,835 2,751 5.4 189 305
PAS Yoveré Second Total Assistance Post (Cutoff: 01:30 a.m. of sunday, 10). 235 76 4,060 4,005 16.5 1,225 1,254
PAS Tororó Cutoff: 05:30 a.m. of sunday, 9. 342 89.9 4,486 4,324 13.9 426 319
PAS Mainumby Cutoff: 09:30 a.m. of sunday, 9. 281 103.4 5,010 4,909 13.4 524 585
Finish line Park of Melgarejo -
Independencia, Guairá (Cutoff: 12:00 p.m. of sunday, 9).
180 112.8 5,586 5,584 9.3 576 675

 

Amazing course as wonderful as hard. Really beautiful landscapes.

Jorge Vera, Facebook (2017)

Contact us

Doubts? We are for
assist you

Email: info@ultratrailguarani.com

Be part of the adventure!