Pirin Ultra is a mountain ultramarathon held in the heart of Pirin National Park. The park is part of UNESCO World Heritage list and it offers extremely suitable terrain for skyrunning, as well as amazing, breathtaking views. The first edition of the race took place in September 2016. Three years after, the race became part of the World Skyrunning series. In 2018 the 66K Route was part of the Skyrunner® World Series. In 2019 the race already has three routes, and again the 66K is part of the Skyrunning World Series and the new, third route has a length of 38K. The eight edition of Pirin Ultra will take place from the 21th to the 25th of September 2024. Once more the participants will have four routes to choose from. Following the tradition, Route A will be 160K, the second one – Route B will offer 66K pure mountain terrain, Route C, with a length of 38K has the name Pirin Extreme and the new Route D with a lenght of 25K will challenge everyone who wants to get in touch with the magestic Pirin mountain, but isn't feeling ready for other three courses.
Information & Regulations
Dates: 21th - 23th of September 2024. Facebook event page – link.
Routes: A – 160km, B – 66km, C - 38km and D - 25km
Start and finish of the Race – Bansko Town
Marking – GPS track, available marking in “Pirin” National Park, tourist map, additional marking from the race (for 25, 38 and 66k only).
Keeping track of the runners – GPS tracking system.
Safety – mandatory provided insurance, helicopter assistance
For more details – visit the “Regulation” and “Routes” Sections
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