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High Coast Ultra

Quick facts

Location Örnsköldsvik, Sweden

Distance Ultra marathon

About High Coast Ultra

Take the opportunity to experience the High Coast’s (Höga kusten) stunning nature in this ultra marathon. The 129 km race pass through the mighty Slåttdalsskrevan in Skuleskogen National Park and the grandiose finish take place at the High Coast Bridge’s northern stronghold. The race is capped at 140 entries to protect the tracks and nature. 10 starting places reserved in addition to the organizer for specially invited runners.

High Coast Ultra is an official qualifying race for "The North Face® Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc®" (UTMB). Our long distance (129 km) gives 3 qualifying points, while our second distance (75 km) gives 2 qualification points. High Coast Ultra is additionally sanctioned (District Sanctions) in Swedish Athletics Association. The race is of the "semi-autonomy", which is a principle which means that the participants must be self-sufficient between food and control stations.

Distances

56 km

  • 56km

130 km

  • 130km

Practicalities

Accommodation

Hotell Höga Kusten and Nordviks Vandrarhem

After Race Services

Pasta party & ”After-run”

Aid Stations

Water stations

Start:

Main city square

Örnsköldsvik,se

Finish:

High Coast Bridge north side

Örnsköldsvik,se

Highlights

The nature! Slåttdalsskrevan.

Overview

The race runs along the High Coast Trail. The route vary from asphalt to extremely technical trail running. High Coast trail is marked with orange markings and blue and white signs. On two occasions, one will deviate from the trail, and the Food and controls at Nordingrå chalet and Fjärdbotten where you make small detour (will be very clearly marked). For people with red / green color blindness, then the orange markings are difficult to see. Familiarize yourself with the course in advance.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.