Al Andalus Ultra-Trail

Posted in At the Races by Matt Ward on Fri 23 Mar '12


The Al Andalus Ultra Trail is a super-tough 5 day, 5 stage race of around 230km from the 9-12 July. The course provides a demanding test, not just for the legs, but for a runner’s character and determination…

Temperatures are a sweltering (35-45C), climbs are numerous and long. Over 90% is off-road, mountain and desert tracks with the majority of tarmac in the final kilometers when those legs are crying for help and runners are approaching the stage finishes.


Well, if you fancy something hotter than July, get your name in the hat right now by logging on and entering here for what will be quite literally one of the hottest races of 2012.

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  1. Paul Bateson Mar 23, 04:34 PM

    Thanks for the plug. Actual dates are 9th to 13th, (no rest day and no night stage) Most arrive July 7th and leave on 14th. It is tough but also scenic, hot and you don’t need to carry all your kit, plus you are very well fed:)

  2. Edward Chapman Mar 24, 07:49 PM

    I did this event last year and loved it. Tough, well organised and with great scenery. There was a lovely atmosphere, because everyone was friendly and helpful.

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