ACTIVE LIFESTYLE PROMOTION
We expect hundreds of participants to experience outdoor activity that requires several months of preparation. And of course, to have fun like never before.
PROMOTION OF ADVENTURE TOURISM POTENTIAL OF PRESPA-OHRID REGION
Furthermore, we expect even more trail runners from all over the world to make a tourist visit of N.Macedonia and explore its cultural and natural landmarks.
PROMOTION OF MACEDONIAN NATURAL AND CULTURAL WEALTH
The routes of Ohrid Ultra-Trail® pass through many places with significant natural and cultural value such as national park protected zones, byzantine churches, monasteries, fortresses, etc. Athletes have a unique opportunity to intimately get acquainted with historical wealth of the region.
CONTRIBUTION TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF TRAIL RUNNING AND OUTDOOR SPORTS
Since 2011, the organisers have been part of more than 25 trail running events in N.Macedonia encouraging local trail runners for greater achievements. Moreover the third edition of Ohrid Ultra-Trail® has an 100 km trail running race that sets it in a “special” group of ultra-distance running events in the Balkan region attracting
elite-level trail runners from abroad.
SETTING N.MACEDONIA ON THE GLOBAL MAP OF TRAIL RUNNING EVENTS
Ohrid Ultra-Trail® is an internationally verified trail race that is publicly announced in the ITRA race calendar (https://itra.run). In the years to come, the organisers strive towards gradual race improvement and growth that enables becoming a part of the Ultra-Trail® World Tour circuit.
INSTIGATION OF THE FOLLOWING MORAL VALUES AS PART OF THE ETHICAL CODEX THAT EACH TRAIL RUNNER MUST ADHERE TO:
Authenticity; Humility; Fair-play; Equality; Self-respect; Respect towards the natural environment; Respect towards others; Solidarity. Each athlete that takes part in trail running race is obliged to know and to adhere to the Race rules and regulations (that also include Ethical codex) and be inspired to practice them in their everyday lives.