Yes. The VUM organization offers a companion program in parallel to the race that allows you to travel together, see your family or friends during the daily stages, departures and arrivals, camps, etc. Learn, firstname.lastname@example.org
The safety and enjoyment of our competitors is our priority, and safety is a priority at all times. Our event has the full support of an experienced medical and safety team. Our medical team is available from the moment you come under our care, to ensure that you are in a fit condition to participate, maintain your health during the event and help with the difficult decision to retire from the race if necessary. Our event has been fully assessed by the personnel who will direct your steps.
Our Ultra Marathons include the following:
- Transfer from the base camp
- Transfer of equipment
- Shared accommodation: tents or hotels (where applicable)
- Water during the race (available from the first day at the base camp)
- Food after crossing the finish line
- Experienced race director
- Support equipment
- Medical personnel
- Local multilingual support personnel
- Full digital photos of the whole race
Our Ultra Marathons not include the following:
- Vaccinations (more information provided in your welcome pack)
- Travel insurance / evacuation insurance (essential)
- Visas / local taxes (where applicable)
- Personal costs (drinks / souvenirs, etc.)
- Any personal equipment
- Food for the race and energy supplements
- Food before the race
- Extra nights’ accommodation
You can book a place in our races up to 2 weeks before the race, however, due to the remote location of the event and the limited number of competitors that can participate, we recommend you book as early as possible, to guarantee you will be able to take part.
Yes, you will receive a full list of the kit in your welcome pack. If you have any questions about the kit, don’t hesitate to contact us.
We must remember that you participate in an extreme event.
Read Article 6 and 11 of career regulations.
REMEMBER, event without assistance, only providing 10L of average water per athlete at each stage, a minimum load capacity for 2.5L water will be required
Each runner must carry a minimum of 2,000 calories per day, for a total of 7 days, adding a minimum of 14,000 calories.
In any case, if there is a manifestly complex area, it will be monitored by a person from the organization who will give the relevant indications.
In Costa Rica there are not many problems of coverage, attention to the costs of international data, we recommend that the mobile if it is perspired is very tight since rivers will cross.
The camps, for obvious reasons, will not have power, the organization will try to put the means to do so, be aware of the limitations, so you can load any item (camera, mobile, watch, etc ..)
It should be noted that the test is performed at different heights depending on the stage, so we can calculate that the minimum temperatures at the highest points of the race, especially at night and dawn, can reach 0 ° C or -5 ° C , that is why we provide Cold Bag, it will be delivered and explained in a technical talk on April 4.