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Ultra ASIA Race

Quick facts

Location Pa Co, Vietnam

Distance Ultra marathon

About Ultra ASIA Race

Canal Aventure is the official website of The Track Organisation. Established in 2010, The Track Organisation is a travel agency specializing in ultramarathons organization. Born of the passion for adventure and by the conviction that sport is a universal language, we want to give you the opportunity to experience (and to share) some extraordinary moments.

Since 2011, the events that we organize on the differents continents from Australia to Bolivia through India, Burkina Faso, Norway and Vietnam, brought together hundreds of participants from thirty different nationalities. Motivated by simple but essential values our ambition is to organize events that allow participants to discover beautiful landscapes and the different cultures of our planet.

Our commitment is also to preserve the authenticity of places and people we encounter. So we limit our groups at a reasonable number of participant.

The Ultra ASIA Race is part of the Canal Aventure Series and is a 160 km foot race in 4 stages, with 6000 meters of positive elevation, 7000 meters of negative elevation and in Self-Supported. Each competitor must carry a backpack containing the compulsory equipments, food and personal equipments.

The event takes place on the Asian continent, in the North West of Vietnam.

The participants must follow the route as marked by the organizers and they have a road book. There are check points located at regular intervals. Every night, competitors sleep in a local house in a village.

Distances

Ultra ASIA Race

  • 160km

Practicalities

Maximum Time

Competitors who cannot respect the limit time: the time limit is 10 hours per stage, can stay in the race and they will be classified with their kilometers run during the event.

Start:

Pa Co, Vietnam

Pa Co,vn

Finish:

Mai Châu, Vietnam

Pa Co,vn

Overview

The Ultra ASIA Race takes place in the North West of Vietnam in the region of Mai Châu, near the Laos border.

The race will take place in a very welcoming region with luxurious vegetation. The itinerary takes you through many rice plantations in mountain landscapes, with some technical trails.

You will discover, every day, the Muong minority, and their villages nestled in the hillsides or lost in the valleys. During the event, the group will spend the nights in traditional houses on stilts, in authentic villages.

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.