Patagonia Run, Trail running race in Argentina – 10, 21, 42, 70, 110k & 100mi routes

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Run across the incomparable scenery of Argentina and take on one of the most epic trail running races in all of South America by registering for the Patagonia Run on a 10k, 21k, 42k, 70k, 110k, or 100 mile (160k) race through the beautiful landscape of Patagonia.

Group

Andes

3 Days

Apr

Fit

Intermediate


Highlights

  • Compete in a race that fits your schedule and ability.
  • Challenge yourself on the phenomenal terrain of the Andes Mountains.
  • Make friendships and memories with like-minded runners.
  • Enjoy race day swag and a finishers medal to solidify your achievement.

Description

Put on your running shoes for the race of a lifetime and register for the 2019 Patagonia Run Ultra Trail Race in the wonderful countryside of Argentina! This event features distances of 10 kilometers all the way to 160 kilometers, taking you through a scenic portion of the country around San Martin de los Andes and the iconic Andes Mountains in South America!

The Patagonia Run is a trail race that has been gaining steam as one of the premiere trail running events in South America. For the shorter distances, it has served a wide range of communities throughout Argentina, hosting fun and exciting events for locals throughout the region, including Chile and Brazil. The longer races are symbols of the country’s relentlessly beautiful landscape, offering new locations each year for thorough immersions into the wilderness.

The 2019 Patagonia Run is set for April 12th and 13th in San Martin de los Andes, one of the most beautiful areas of Patagonia and the Andes Mountains. Located a few hundred kilometers north of Bariloche, near the border with Chile, the area is defined by outcroppings, lakes, and stunning views that follow trails up and down the mountains and foothills.

The pre-race festivities are on par with other high-caliber races. The race expo will begin a couple days before the actual races, so there is ample time to relish the once-in-a-lifetime experience. Packet pickups or available for multiple days, and the race office is located on site. The starting line for the 100-mile race is on the gorgeous shores of Lake Lacar. The other races will begin outside of town in the heart of Patagonian wilderness.

This is a great opportunity for like-minded athletes to share an experience. Meeting new friends, enjoying a fun activity, and returning to nature are just a few of the perks of the Patagonia Run. You can learn running techniques and training tips that will help you develop your skills, all with a dedicated group of individuals cheering you on.

There are a number of possible distances, all featuring the same great perks. The races available are 10k, 21k, 42k, 70k, 110k, and 160k – offering something for everyone. Newcomers to trail running can gain valuable insight by arriving early and meeting with more advanced racers at the expo.

For trail runners looking to cut their teeth on an easier course, the 10k and half-marathon (21k) courses blend beauty and challenge seamlessly for a manageable run through world-renowned scenery. The remote location will allow for a truly personal experience in nature. Grizzled veterans can test their mettle on the more enduring races, like the 110 kilometer and 100 mile trails. For all runners, insurance is included and there is medical attention available along the route.

Runners from across the continent have been enjoying the Patagonia Run for years. While it is hosted in different locations throughout Argentina, visiting athletes from neighboring countries are also encouraged to check it out. It is a great way for locals to take part in their own communities as well as an opportunity for intrepid trail runners to experience a new country and new culture.

Like any serious race, proper preparation is vital for a safe, successful, and enjoyable experience. Please know the required planning and training that goes into each particular race, and be prepared for a demanding sustained activity. The Patagonia Run has safety precautions and conditions for all participants, so come ready to compete for your chosen race.

Register for the 2019 Patagonia Run NOW and see the beauty of Patagonia and Argentina on an exciting trail run through its unparalleled landscape!

Itinerary

Day 0: Pre-Race

Packet pick-up and accreditations will be available at Le Village Events Center (Gral Roca 816) and Patagonia Plaza Hotel (San Martin Ave 802) both Wednesday and Thursday before the race. The Patagonia Run Ultra Trail Expo runs from 5:00pm to 9:00pm on Wednesday evening (April 10) and from 9:00am to 9:00pm on Thursday (April 11).

A discussion about the 110k and 100mi races will be held at 8:00pm on Thursday (April 11).

Day 1: 110k and 100mi Race Day

The expo will continue for the shorter distances from 9:00am to 10:00pm to provide race kits and accreditations, all located at the events center and Patagonia Plaza Hotel. A technical race discussion for the 42k and 70k distances will also take place at 9:00am at the School 134 Gym (R. Roca and Cap. Drury).

100mi racers will begin to arrive at the starting line at 10:00am, congregating by the starting arch on the shore of Lake Lacar. The 100-mile race will begin at 11:00am.

Transfers will begin at 6:00pm to take the 110k racers to the starting line at RCM4 and Av. Regiment of Cavalry on Route 62. The 110-kilometer race will begin at 7:30pm.

Day 2: 10k, 21k, 42k, and 70k Race Day

All races on this day will begin from RCM4 and Av. Regiment of Cavalry on Route 62, with transfers from the Race Office at Le Village Events Center. Starting early in the morning, at 12:30am, transfers will begin for the 70k racers to the starting line. The 70-kilometer race will begin at 2:00am.

Transfers for the 42k race will begin at 7:00am. The 42-kilometer race will begin at 8:30am.

The next distance, 21k, will begin transfers to the starting line at 8:30 am. The 21-kilometer race will begin at 10:00am.

The transfers for the 10k race will start at 9:45am. The 10-kilometer race will begin at 11:15am.

Beginning at 10:30am, the first racers are expected to finish. Crossing the finish line at San Martin and Mariano Moreno. Awards ceremonies will be held for the 10k and 21k racers at 6:00pm, and 42k and 70k racers at 9:00pm at the School 134 Gym.

The last official time to complete the race is midnight, so the race will close at 11:59pm.

Day 3: Post-Race

The final day will include the awards ceremony for the 110k and 100mi racers (at the School 134 Gym), as well as the opportunity to return items to the race office.

 

Details

More info

Transfers are available for 10k, 21k, 42k, 70k, and 110k racers from the race offices at Le Village Events Center at Gral Roca 816. One of the following three requirements must be met to participate in the 100 miles (160 kilometer) race: 1| Have collected (at least) 12 ITRA Points between 2017 and 2018 in a maximum of three (3) races. One of the races must be 110 kilometers (or more) in distance. 2| Have finished a UTWT 120k race or a race of greater distance during 2017 and 2018. 3| Have finished a Patagonia Run during 2017 and/or 2018 of 125k or more. If you have completed the 2018 100k Patagonia Run in under 21 hours, you can also qualify. All runners MUST have the following items to participate: - Medical certificate (all distances) - Running bib with legible race number (all distances) - Emergency whistle (21k, 42k, 70k, 110k, 100mi) - One (1) flashlight for 42k, 70k distances; two (2) flashlights for 110k, 100mi distances - Survival blanket (110K, 100mi) - Two (2) water bottles (110k, 100mi)

Meeting point

We will meet at Patagonia Plaza Hotel (San Martin Ave 802) for registration in the days before the races.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

ARS 6382 Each

Group of 2

ARS 6382 Each

Group of 3

ARS 6382 Each

Group of 4

ARS 6382 Each

Group of 5

ARS 6382 Each

Group of 6

ARS 6382 Each

Group of 7

ARS 6382 Each

Group of 8

ARS 6382 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Permit and entrance fees

Price details

The price listed is for the 70k ultra marathon. These are the prices for the following races:

- 10k: 2490

- 21k:4090

- 42k: 5690

- 110k: 6490

- 100mi (160k): 8790

The price includes race registration, race day kit, race shirt, running bib, chip tracking, finisher medal, winner’s trophies (if applicable), hydration and snack stations along the route, medical care during the race, race day insurance, and hot meals for 110k and 100mi (160k) runners upon completing the race. Residents of San Martin de los Andes receive a 30% discount on registration.




 

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