28 of May, 2017. XVI ZEGAMA AIZKORRI MENDI MARATOIA2017 Skyrunner World Series
42.195 kilometres / 5,472 metres of accumulated height gain.
28th of May 2017
A medium mountain route over the Aratz massif and the Sierra of Aizkorri which includes the four highest peaks in the Basque Autonomous Region ( Aratz – Aitzkorri –Akategi and Aitxuri ). From the town of Zegama ( 296m) it is climbed up to the high of Otzaurte (652m ) and then, from the mountain pass mentioned before, a route along paths and mountain tracks of great natural beauty. It combines forests, principally beech, with steep rocky slopes and high grazing land. It is very technical and with a high level of difficulty.
Date: 28th of may, 2017.
Start and finish: Zegama (Guipúzcoa) – 09:00 start.
Total length: 42.195 km.
Control points: 14
Refreshment points: 13
Flying sprint: Aizkorri ( 22.58 km )
Accumulated height gain: 5.472 metres
Maximum altitude: 1.551m Aitxurri
Minimum altitude: 296m Zegama.
Technical percentage of course: 50% approx.
Time limit: 8 hours.
Closing time of check points: Click the button to see the control time
3 hours, 48 minutes, 13 seconds (Kilian Jornet – 2014, masculine ).
4 hours, 38 minutes, 19 seconds ( Emanuela Brizio – 2008, feminine ).
Difficulty: Very high.
Maximum number of participants: 500