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Course details for Ultra-Trail® Guaraní - 22k

The route for 22 kilometers is designed for runners who want to go one step further. 95% 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 Librada stream, in addition, crossing it in several places until PAS Cerro León. Then, gradual ascent on a path bordering the León hill until you reach PAS Salto Suizo. From PAS Salto Suizo, gradual ascent on footpath to the summit of Cerro Mainumby, then, descent on footpath and steep ascent to the top of Cerro Tercera Fracción. From this summit, gradual descent on footpath to PAS Mainumby, then, 4.5 kilometers 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 1.000 - 2.000 kcal for 22K 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: half technical.
  • Total ascent: 870 meters.
  • Net gain: 1,740 meters.
  • Start and finish: 190 msnm.
  • Minimum elevation reached: 162 msnm.
  • Maximum elevation reached: 605 msnm.
  • Average elevation: 289 msnm.
  • Maximum slope: 40,4%;-35,9%
  • Average slope: 6.1%; -7.2%
  • Longest climb: 350 m.
  • Longest descent: 540 m.
  • Total distance: 21,8 kilometers.

 

    Accumulated Intermediate
Stage Description Alt. Dist. D+ D- Dist. D+ D-
Start Park of Melgarejo -
Independencia, Guairá
190 0 0 0 0 0 0
PAS Cerro León   182 6.7 66 71 6.7 66 71
PAS Salto Suizo   237 10.6 222 173 3.9 156 102
PAS Mainumby   248 17.2 849 787 6.5 627 614
Finish Park of Melgarejo -
Independencia, Guairá
190 21.8 866 864 4.5 17 77

 

Amazing course as wonderful as hard. Really beautiful landscapes.

Jorge Vera, Facebook (2017)

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