Introducing the GB Ultras Virtual Events with Tracking - a set of live online ultra-marathon events that will give you a challenge to aspire to within a set timescale. There's live online mapping from GB Race Tracker updating your 'virtual' position on the race route with your personalised runner profile. Technology from Race Tracker takes participants on great trails from all over World!
There are virtual distances of 5km, 10km, Half-Marathon, Marathon, 100km, 135 Mile & 763 Mile Ultra to choose from along a variety of GB Ultras routes.
Ultra Everest 135 Miles
Starts - Saturday 17th October 2020
Ends - Sunday 22nd November 2020
Arguably the hardest Ultra on the planet, the Ultra Everest 135 comes to GB Ultras in the form of a Virtual Event. utilising the same mapping as the actual event in the Himalayas!
Inspired by the "Classic Everest Base Camp trail" covered by Everest climbers in the early 20th century, the route takes the early pioneer’s trail to Everest Base Camp starting from Jiri (1878m) in Nepal.
The virtual trail then leads its way through the Himalayan foothills into Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park and onwards to Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Thame, the Gokyo Lakes, Gorak Shep, Everest Base Camp (5364m), Dingboche, passing Ama Dablam (6856m), the Tibetan Buddhist Tengboche Monastry (also known as Dawa Choling Gompa) and finishing at the World's Most Dangerous Airport at Lukla.
Runners have Virtual options of 5km, 10km, Half-Marathon, Marathon, 100km or the Ultra Everest 135 Mile Race.
Runners completing the 5km, 10km, Half and Marathon will be awarded a new style bespoke Everest 135 metal medal. And those completing the 100KM or 135 Mile race will be awarded the 'Limited Edition' Ultra Everest 135 metal medal!
Top 3 Finishers of the 135 Mile and 100KM will also be awarded a #GBUltras Shield Trophy and further Prizes.
Top 3 Finishers of the 5km - Marathon Distance Events will be awarded #GBUltras Kit & further Prizes!
THE GREAT HIMALAYAN TRAIL (NEPAL) 763 MILES
Start - Saturday 17th October 2020
Ends - Sunday 14th March 2021
GO LONG! Here's another BIG HITTER of the GB Ultras Virtual Race Series. The 'Great Himalayan Trail' (Nepal) Virtual race covers the width of the Nepalese Himalaya taking in 763 miles of the highest trail in the World.
You'll have 5 months to complete your run. Simply Sign Up, Upload your Profile Picture and Add your distance after each run to the link provided at online registration and you'll move along the Great Himalayan Trail.
There will be full mapping of the GREAT HIMALAYAN TRAIL, and you'll be able to view all runner profiles with features that include adding a profile picture and live Leaderboard so that you can see how everyone is progressing during the event!
Runners completing the Great Himalayan Trail Virtual will be awarded a 'Limited Edition' Great Himalayan Trail metal medal!
Top 3 Finishers will also be awarded a #GBUltras Shield Trophy and further Prizes.
How it works
Choose your race
During the race
When the race opens you can start your run! (You don't have to complete the race in one run) When you finish your run that day, simply let us know the distance you ran and we will move your pin that distance on the progress map.
Completing the race
At anytime you can view the leaderboard on the GB Racetracker website to see how everyone is doing. The winner of the race will be the person who accumulated the required distance first...simples!