5 Reasons to Run Ultra Fiord
- Crucar de glaciares - glacier crossing to test technical running skills
- Valle de Perales - a beautiful, untouched and wild valley
- Sendero de fiordo - pass through typical Patagonian fjords
- Paso Byron - the highest point at 1,250m offers spectacular views
- UTMB points - collect 2, 3 or 4 points depending on your distance
Ultra Fiord is a trail running event that journeys into the fjords of the extreme south of Chilean Patagonia. The race passes through breathtaking scenery and allows you to cover ground carved by the passage of glaciers.
Distance: 50km duo (paired event), 50km solo, 70km, 100km and 100 mile options
Date: 5th - 8th April 2017
50km duo: US$295pp
50km solo: US300
100 mile: $530
Race HQ: Puerto Natales
Terrain: Trail, track and a little tarmac
International flights from the UK to Santiago fly overnight and tend to arrive mid-morning. This gives you time to connect to a 4 hour flight to Punta Arenas. It's then a 2.5 hour drive to Puerto Natales - the Race HQ for Ultra Fiord.
On race day, you will be driven to the start of the race on your chosen distance. After the event, you will be taken back to Puerto Natales. Note: the 100km and 100 mile races end in Puerto Natales so no return transfer is necessary.
We recommend a couple of nights in Puerto Natales before the race to acclimatise and recover from any jet lag you may have.
You can estimate on the following travel costs:
Return flights from the UK to Santiago: $1,400
Return flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas: $450
Accommodation pre- and post- race: $450
Estimate of budget for extra travel: $530 per day.
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