ULTRA LOUZANTRAIL, a semi self-sufficient challenge with an approximate distance of 50 km and 4170 D+, will be held on June the 17th, 2018 at 06:00 AM, along the paths and trails of the Serra da Lousã, passing through the Schist Villages and other mountains’ magical places.
To participate in the event, the athlete must be aware of the specific difficulties of trail running and the positive and negative slopes of the races, and of being adequately prepared physically and mentally.
The athlete must have prior awareness of the actual capacity of autonomy required in mountain, in order to be able to manage the problems that derive from this type of challenge, namely:
- To be able to face adverse environmental and climatic conditions (high temperatures, low humidity, etc.) without outside help.
- Know-how to manage the physical and mental problems resulting from extreme fatigue, digestive problems, muscle and joint pains, minor injuries, etc.