Ultra-Trail World Tour

 

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You're welcome to leave your footprints on our land

 

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From 13-16 May 2021, the scenic and serene town of Katoomba in the heart of the stunning Blue Mountains, NSW, will once again welcome thousands of runners, spectators and support crew to Ultra-Trail Australia (UTA).

A trail running celebration like no other, and just a 90 minute drive from Sydney CBD, UTA is set in one of the most spectacular locations you can imagine. The Blue Mountains is in a world of its own, where you can lose yourself wandering in the charm of old town streets or get out and explore the variety of epic trails within minutes of the town centre.

Now the largest trail run in the Southern Hemisphere and third largest globally, UTA has developed over its 14-year history into an inclusive and iconic trail running festival across 4 incredible days.

There are distances to suit every ability, from experienced trail runners to first timers, along with a huge event expo, trail running film festival, pre-race welcome buffet and the friendliest vibe that you will ever experience.

The pinnacle event - UTA100 is also a founding event of the Ultra-Trail World Tour, with both UTA50 and UTA100 carrying qualifying points towards UTMB qualification. UTA100 is also a qualification race for the prestigious Western States 100.

Welcome to Ultra-Trail Australia

UTA100

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One hundred of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring kilometres that you will ever run. The UTA100 course is a mix of trails that take you along cliff tops, through lush valleys, across scenic ridges and then up the famous Furber steps to the finish line.

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UTA50

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The perfect race for runners taking on their first ultra or stepping up from shorter distances. A challenging but rewarding course follows the second half of the UTA100 through the beautiful Kedumba Valley.

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UTA22

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Taking place on the Friday of event weekend, UTA22 is a super-fun and achievable introduction to distance trail running. The point-to-point course takes in all the beauty of the Blue Mountains ... including those famous Furber steps.

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UTA11

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The newest member of the UTA family, UTA11 was introduced in 2019. A stunningly beautiful course provides an excellent first step for anyone wanting to try out trail running. That's if you don't stop for too many seflies!

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