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UTA11

A stunningly beautiful course provides an excellent first step for anyone wanting to try out trail running.

Distance

11.5 KM

Elevation Gain

630 M+

Start Date

Thursday 16th May 2024

Race Start

Scenic World, Katoomba - 11:00

Max Allowed Race Time

04 Hours

Price

$140

Taking in highlights like Prince Henry Cliff Walk, Fern Bower, Federal Pass, and the iconic 951 Furber Steps - the UTA11 is the gateway distance that pulls you in to the world of Ultra-Trail!

RACE DETAILS

UTA11 THURSDAY 16 MAY 2024
ENTRY INCLUSIONS Race entry, race pack, finisher medal, finisher certificate, fully stocked checkpoints, drop bag service, on-course medical support and assistance, course photography.
MINIMUM AGE 12 years of age on race day
MANDATORY GEAR All runners must carry mandatory gear during the race. Details are on the Mandatory Gear page.
START GROUP SELECTION There are multiple start groups. View the Start Group Selection page to assist you in making an appropriate selection.
TOTAL ALLOWABLE TIME 4 hours
CUTOFF PACE REQUIRED 20:54mins/km
FIRST FINISHER 51 minutes (11:51am)
FINAL FINISHER 4 hours (4:15pm)
TIMING RESULTS The following age divisions for both male and female will be used for race results (age as at 31/12/2024 is used to determine your age division): 12-13, 14-15, 16-17, 18-19, 20-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+
AWARDS & PRIZES 3 fastest male and females finishers receive a trophy.
Trophies will be awarded to 1st in each division.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

UTA11 is a great introduction to Ultra-Trail Australia by UTMB and trail running. The course traverses some of most stunning tracks of the Blue Mountains and while you encounter the odd lump along the way, it is very achievable for all abilities.

You'll start at Scenic World. The route takes you out Prince Henry Cliff Walk through Echo Point.

Descend Fern Bower into Leura Forest, then follow Federal Pass to the base of Furber Steps.

To get the real taste of UTA, you'll get to take on all of the 951 Furber Steps up to the finish back at Scenic World.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

*2024 course above. Maps subject to change, and may change for reason outside of the Race Organisers control. Select the Time Charts tabs to view the cut-off times for leaving the relevant checkpoint. If you miss the cut-off then you must follow the directions of officials. Time Charts show estimated fastest and slowest time for each race leg and should be used as a guide only. Please note that in bad weather conditions, cut-offs may need to be brought forward during the event.

KEY INFO FOR UTA11 RUNNERS

All the information you need to know before starting an extraordinary adventure.

DROP BAGS

A Finish Line Drop Bag service will be available which allows you to have your own personal supplies (change of clothes, shoes, shorts, post race nutrition, etc.) at the finish line. Finish line drop bags can be left in the designated Drop Bag area at CMS near the start line at Scenic World on Friday morning.
Read the rules on drop bags

MANDATORY GEAR

Every runner at UTA will have to carry mandatory gear. The mandatory gear list contains what we believe is the absolute minimum to keep you safe during the event and in the Blue Mountain’s unpredictable weather systems.
Read Mandatory Gear rules

START GROUPS

To help congestion on the course and ensure an enjoyable and safe race for everyone, we have a tried-and-tested start group process to match-up runners of similar abilities. Find out more about the start group request process, seeding options and start group times.
Learn about Start Group Selection

TRAINING ON COURSE

A large portion of the UTA courses are publically accessible throughout the year, offering the opportunity to train on course prior to raceday. Please take care and give way to members of the general public when training on course. Some sections of the course are on private land and may be closed for track works/maintenance outside of event times, so please read about these before heading out.
Read about Training & Nutrition