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Samotska Trail Marathon - 40K 2,000D+

Samotska Trail Marathon brings its participatns to the middle of Galicica mountain range. The first part of the trail winds its way up from fishing village Peshtani via village Elshani to the main ridgeline and the peak of Chumo Vlaga (Bugarska Chuka). Once reached, the spectacular scenery along the route definitely compensate for all the effort and remains long in the memory - captivating landscapes of both Lake Prespa and Lake Ohrid, an UNESCO heritage region.

The route follows the main ridgeline taking on trails and dirt roads in the heart of Galicica National Park all the way to the finish line down by Ohrid town square.
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Samotska Trail Marathon

40 km // 2,000 m+

start>>>18 SEPTEMBER 2021, 9:00, Peshtani
length>>>40.5 km
ascent>>>1,950 m D+
descend>>>1,950 m D-
time limit>>>11 h
aid stations>>>4
mtn. points>>>6
itra>>> 2

Technical info

A good physical condition and some experience in trail running are essential for successfully completing Samotska Trail Marathon 40K. In addition, as a participant you must be able to compete in the race in a partial self-sufficiency according to the ethics of trail running.

Start Date & Time (Subject to changes due to possible corona measures)

18 September 2021 at 09:00

18 September 2021 at 20:00 (Time limit 11 hrs)

Women & Men Seniors 18-49 years (1st, 2nd, 3rd place)
Women & Men Seniors I 50-59 years (1st, 2nd, 3rd place)
Women & Men Seniors II 60+ (1st, 2nd, 3rd place)

Registration fee
1200 ден. (до 31.03.2021) // 1500 ден. (до 31.08.2021) // 1500 ден (без маица, до 10.09.2021)
EUR 20 (until 31.03.2021) // EUR 25 (until 31.08.2021) // EUR 25 (no t-shirt, until 10.09.2021)

Elite athletes / Influencers

We love to support talent. If you think you have what it takes to be at the top of the field (and podium) in one of the Ohrid Ultra-Trail® races, we’d love to hear from you. We suggest an ITRA Performance index above 700 for men, and 550 for women. Contact us by email at by August 31st, 2021 at the latest.
If you are an enthusiastic and influential member of the outdoor and trail running community and can help spread the word about how great the Ohrid Ultra-Trail® experience is, please get in touch and tell us about yourself.

Maximum number of participants
150 runners

Mandatory equipment
See details in Race Regulations
>>Mobile phone, insert emergency numbers, fully charged battery
>>Personal drinking cup (at least 15cl). No drinking cup will be available at the aid stations
>>Bottles or camel bag, with a water reserve of 1 ltr. (at least)
>>Survival blanket / heatsheet
>>Solid food reserve
>>Waterproof jacket (like Gore-Tex) with hood
>>Warm clothing (long-sleeved shirt)
>>Adhesive elastic band, suitable for making a bandage or strapping (min 100 cm x 6 cm)
>>Hat, cap or bandana

GPS files
>> Download KML track to plan your race strategy in Google Earth
>> Download GPX track in your smartwatch or mobile navigation application

Time Limits
17:00 Letnica
20:00 Finish

All participants MUST LEAVE the check-point before the time limit, regardless of the arrival time at the check-point.

Qualification points for finishers
2 points ITRA, UTMB Qualifier 50K

There are designated zones for supporters at most aid stations. Some can be reached by car, others only by 4x4 vehicle or MTB, and some check points only on foot. By consulting the race timetable, your supporters are able to reach several aid stations/check points on your race day.

Services Provided
Race Route Markings, Time-keeping, 5 Intermediate Time Check-points, Safety Management, Emergency phone number, Paramedic and Massage services, Dressing Room, 4 refreshment points, Race gift t-shirt, Race gift bag, Finisher Medal, Traditional food meal, Finisher beer, transport to start (Peshtani village), Expo Village.

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