Summit 5.0

KEY INFORMATIONS For RUNNERS

Elevation Profile of 25 KM Distance

Elevation Profile of 50 KM Distance

FROM START POINT TO 18 km

FROM 18 km TO 48.5 km

FROM 48.5 km TO 79 km

FROM 79 km to 94.5 km (30 % Trail)

FROM 94.5 km to 100 km

FROM START POINT TO 18 km

FROM 18 km TO 48.5 km

FROM 48.5 km TO 79 km

FROM 79 km to 94.5 km (30 % Trail)

FROM 94.5 km to 100 km

FROM 100 km to 130.5 km

FROM 130.5 km to 161 km

FROM START POINT TO 60 km (10 % Trail)

FROM 60 km TO 78 km

FROM 78 km TO 108.5 km

FROM 108.5 km TO 139 km

FROM 139 km to 154.5 km (30 % Trail)

FROM 154.5 km to 160 km

FROM 160 km to 190.5 km

FROM 190.5 km to 220 km

FAQ

What if I get injured during the run? Are there any emergency numbers to reach out the team?

Phones won’t work in most areas. The aid stations are close by and there would be volunteers moving along the route all the time.

What are the race start time?

  • 25 km Race will start on day break of 21 December (approx 7:05 am)
  • 50 km Race will start on day break of 21 December (approx 7:05 am)
  • 50 km - 8 Legged Race will start on day break of 21 December (approx 7:05 am)
  • 100 km Race will start at 21 December 00:05 AM (i.e. late night of 20th)
  • 161 km Race will start at 21 December 00:05 AM (i.e. late night of 20th)
  • 220 km Race will start at 20 December 10:00 AM

How many drop bags are allowed in each category? Also the drop bag locations?

  • 100 km Runner will have 2 drop bags
  • 161 km Runner will have 3 drop bags
  • 220 km Runner will have 3 drop bags
  • Drop bags facility is not given for 25 km and 50 km races

What is the mandatory equipment every runner must carry during the race?

Following are the mandatory items for more than 100 KM distance runner shall carry during the run.,

  • Head Lamp or Hand Held Torch (whichever is convenient to you)
  • Extra Batteries for headlamp & torch
  • Hydration bag/bottle (We will not provide throwaway bottles. You can top-up your bottle at our aid stations.)
  • Whistle
  • Reflective Vest
  • Windcheater or warm wear for the night run as you will have around 10-12 degree temperature at night

Following are advisable items for more than 100 KM distance runner may carry,

  • Cap / Bandana
  • Full sleeves T-shirt
  • Fleece
  • Neck protection for Sunburn
  • Sunglasses

How many loops will each category of runners run?

The 25KM and, 50KM and 100KM runners have a single loop. The 161 k Runners will run two different loops of 61 KM and 100 KM while the 220KM bravehearts will do another (thrid) loop of 60 KM

How will the route be marked for each category of runners?

The routes will be marked by flags, spray paint and also volunteers at important locations.

What is the terrain and trails like?

For The 25 and 50 k it will be a trail with dirt road, broken village roads and some asphalt road. The 100 k, 161 k and the 220 k Runners will have additional asphalt road.

What are the cut off time for each category?

The cutoff times are

  • 25KM Race - 5 hours
  • 50KM Race - 10 hours
  • 100KM Race - 20 hours
  • 161KM Race - 32 hours
  • 220KM Race - 48 hours

There will also be an intermediate cutoff for the 100 k , the 161 k and 220 k. We will declare that in race briefing. Those failing to do so will be asked to discontinue.

What will be catered at the aid stations?

At the aid stations you will have water, energy drink, dates, peanuts, wafers, jaggery, bread and butter, almonds, oranges, bananas, salt, yogurt. There will also be poha/khichadi/idli/curd at respective places for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Of course, there can be changes to this proposed menu.

If a runner is lost, what is the necessary action?

As the route is well marked and the aid stations and volunteers are quite close by, so this is very unlikely. The whistle is specifically for this purpose. Please try and backtrack to the nearest road and use the whistle to draw attention.

What is the procedure if the runner wants to withdraw from the race?

The runner can contact the incharge person at any aid station who will arrange the transport back to base.

What if the runner misses the mandatory medical check up? Will there be a penalty of time?

It is a huge risk to miss a mandatory medical check point. We will let you know beforehand at what km aid station is it located. A 30 minute penalty will be levied at the very next aid station.

How can an injured runner be evacuated in case he/she is not able to move on the route?

we will have ambulance facilities as well as paramedics with first aid kits and stretchers for evacuation. We have physicians, general surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeon and physiotherapists on stand by.

Is there animal menace on the route?

In all the recces we have done, there has been no sightings. However, in a sanctuary one has to be alert. The presence of so many aid stations and volunteers will keep them away but keep your whistle handy!

Is there a penalty for littering on the route? Bottles/plastic/paper ?

We expect runners to be model citizens to others and so such behaviour is not expected. Will we desist from littering only if there are penalties?

Venue and time for race briefing. Is race briefing mandatory?

Race briefing is absolutely mandatory. It will be at Shilpi Hill Resorts at 5:00 pm on Friday the 20nd of December 2019. For 220 K, Race briefing will be at 8 AM on 20th of December 2019.

What temperatures can we expect on race day? Sunrise and sunset time.

Sunrise is expected at about 7:08 am and sunset at about 6:00 pm The temperature range is expected to be between 10 and 29 degrees C

For 100 miles will there be tents or arrangements to rest?

Yes there will be rest, stretching, physiotherapy and ice facilities at several stations.

Will the race start on gun time or bib time? What is the latest time a runner can start the race?

There are no timing chips. Race is therefore on gun time. A runner will have to cross the start line within 15 minutes of the official start.

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