Ultima Frontera 160

Posted in At the Races by Matt Ward on Thu 26 May '11

© AMN Images

It’ll be ‘Cooler than July’ this October as fantastic weekend of ultra running events are being staged by Team Axarsport in the amazing Andalucian countryside of southern Spain…

© www.ultimafrontera160.com

As a partner event of the Al Andalus event in July, the Ultima Frontera events of 50km 80km and 160km (100 miles) will be run in what the organisers state will be pleasant temperatures, cool by night but still provide warmth by day.

The Ultima Frontera website reads:

This time, rather than a stage race in hot conditions, we have planned a weekend of ultra races ( the Ultima frontera 160 ) for those who enjoy single stage ultras. Races will include a 50km for those looking to make the step from marathon to ultra, 80km and 160km
(100miles) a distance which is very popular in the USA but not as common in European events.

So, why not take in some of the greatest trail running terrain in Europe and combine it with an Autumn ‘break’? Entries being taken here

Reactions so far
  1. Paul Bateson May 26, 06:39 PM

    Thanks for the plug. So far majority of entries from abroad are for the 160 but I think the 80 and the 50 will grow once July is over. The 160 is also a 4 point qualifier for UTMB and the 80km a 2 pointer. It is very likely that we may now include an Extreme duathlon, should know more next week.

Comments closed

Report an offensive post

Latest comments

  • Adair Broughton 03 Jun '14(Andi and Katie are Great in Keswick)

    Fantastic event to watch and …

  • Don 03 May '14(Bragg settles for a podium place at the Fellsman)

    Didn’t the leading 2 have …

  • Peter Mackie 24 Apr '14(3 Peaks - the joy of winning)

    The closest I’ll get to …

About MST

Mud, Sweat and Tears was dreamt up some time ago. I had returned to the sport of running (competitively) after around a 15 year layoff due to injury.

Read more…

Blogroll
Alex Vero
Great story. Great film making...
Athletics Weekly
The don dada of running magazines
Fell photos
These shots are top notch emotion
FRA
The FRA's site, still strong...
IAAF
The all-seeing eye
iRunFar
The very best coverage for all things ultra-trail, and much more!
Jonathan Wyatt
The greatest hill runner of our time...
Letsrun.com
New and eeeven better!
Original Mountain Marathon
Does what its says on the tin
Run Snowdonia
Iain and Sarah Ridgway's excellent mountain running guide service!
Runner's World
The mag for the masses
Running over Mountains and around the World
International blog from Moira O'Sullivan
Sleepmonsters
Dont sleep on this one!
Trail Running
Great trail running resource, take a peek
Trail Running Magazine
UK magazine devoted to the exciting, adventurous world of off-road running!
UK Athletics
Track and field, and other stuff
WFRA
Welsh Fell Runners Association
World Mountain Running Association
IAAF's global up hill, down dale, site
Friends & Family
  • After Market logo
  • Block Interactive logo
More Videos

Check out the MST collection:

YouTube