160 – EMPEROR

Start:

Friday, 6 May 2021
at 19.00
in Ajdovščina

Distance: 160 km
Elevation: 6704 m + / 6710 m –

Time limit: 46 hours
AATC ULTRA – XL

 

ITRA/UTMB POINTS: 6

WSER100 – 2023

 

Emperor UTVV160 is placed in the area where the Battle of the Frigidus, also called the Battle of the Frigid River (river Vipava and Hubelj), was fought between 5–6 September 394, between the army of the Eastern Emperor Theodosius I and the army of Western Roman ruler Eugenius.

But enough about history, let`s go running, and you will find out many more about this important battle soon…

…and believe us, you will become a true EMPEROR when you finish this race!

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TESTIMONIALS

The nature, trails and views are breathtaking  it was the perfect choice for my 1st 100 miler. Also organized very well and the volunteers were very helpful as well.

Andraž Renko, Slovenia

Emperor, 100 miles

The people, the nature with the beautiful trails, the organization with their volunteers…. they create an unique atmosphere during the whole event..!
Love to go back again ❤️
Thanks and greetings!

Chris Van Beem, Holland

Emperor, 100 miles

Awesome race, awesome places, the nature, the mountains… so everything. The UTVV staff were also amazing. Thanks for the smiles 

Timi Losonc, Hungary

Centurion, 100km (2019 winner)

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REGISTER HERE – UTVV 2022

ENTRY FEES

Registration by date  31.12.2021 28.2. 2022  8.4.2022
Individuals 125 € 135 € 150 €

MAP

TIME LIMITS

  • Vitovlje –  S4, 41 km, 12 hours,  (07.00, Saturday)
  • Renče –  S6, 83 km, 22 hours, (17.00 Saturday)
  • Podnanos – S11, 140 km, 38 hours,  (08.00, Sunday) 
  • Finish   46 hours (16.00, Sunday)

Name of the Aid Station Station number Km from start Km between Aid stations Vertical meters Vertical meters to next Aid station GPS coordinates
Ajdovščina Štart 163 0 0 0 45.888738644002274, 13.904682933867894
Otlica S1 (12,6 km) 12.6 12.6 946 946 45.927630895218066, 13.910539454999205
Koča Golaki S2 (22,4 km) 22.4 9.8 1781 835 45.97584281590183, 13.853825141280868
Mala Gora S3 (32 km) 32 9.6 2120 339 45.92534, 13.84461
Vitovlje S4 (41,3 km) 41.3 9.3 2380 260 45.94078, 13.76771
Grgar S4_1 (55 km) 55 13.7 45.99306516290955, 13.671264335800904
Mejni prehod N.Gorica S5 (64 km) 64 9 3227 847 45.9525041996284, 13.63429368550791
Renče S6 (83 km) 83 19 3348 121 45.88991, 13.66993
Cerje S7 (90 km) 90 7 3674 326 45.87234, 13.61653
Tabor nad Dornberkom S8 (103,3 km) 103.3 13.3 4015 341 45.88004, 13.73923
Preserje S9 (115 km) 115 11.7 4544 529 45.86283, 13.80416
Lože S10 (129 km) 129 14 4958 414 45.82958, 13.93464
Sv.Socerb 134 km 136 7 45.794035681971714, 13.944790398949337
Podnanos S11 (140 km) 140 4 5457 499 45.79702, 13.97243
Nanos S12 (150 km) 149 9 6562 1105 45.77115, 14.05324
Abram S13 (156 km) 156 7 6631 69 45.81995, 14.01959
Vipava Cilj (163 km) 163 7 6700 69 45.8461, 13.96224

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INFORMATION

REFRESHMENT & CHECKPOINTS

  • Several refreshment stations are located along the trail (see trail profile) with water, energy drinks, sugar, fruit, light food, etc.
  • Drinks, light meals, and a warm meal will also be available for runners at the finish line.
  • The track has several checkpoints.

EQUIPMENT

160 – Emperor 

BIB number always visible

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Water bottle (camel bag, bottle, soft flask …)

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Survival blanket

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First aid (bandage, gauze, patch)

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Wind jacket

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Whistle

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Mobile phone

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Headlamp with spare battery

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Running shoes

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Clothing suitable for winter conditions (from -3° C to 30° C), in case of strong wind (speed over 100 km/h)

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Sun protection

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Energy food

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Running poles

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+”  Mandatory gears

o“ Recommended gears

o* Mandatory for slower runners


The obligatory equipment shall be checked at the race number bibs collection. Race number won’t be given if something is missing. If the required equipment is not complete or is not shown by runner, immediate disqualification follows. Random checks shall be made along the race route.

RACE TRANSPORTATION

  • 160 – Emperor: from Vipava (meeting point at main square) to Ajdovščina (start area)
  • Transport of runners who drop out at the control point to the finish area.
  • Transport of personal equipment and transition (160 – Emperor: transition to Renče *S6 and Podnanos *S11 )​

*Exact timetables for departures of special buses will be announced later. The last bus will start from Vipava approximately 1 hour 15 minutes before the start of race.

FEE INCLUDES

  • personalized bib number including RFID time keeping-tag
  • starter pack with gifts
  • drop bags (transitions) for Emperor and Centurion race
  • finish bags (small bags) for all races, clothing bags will be transported from the start to the finish line in Vipava
  • aid stations with a variety of food, approximately every 12 km with drinks and food
  • showers and changing room facilities next to the finish area (with Covid regulations it may change)
  • a hot meal in Vipava
  • massage service next to the finish area
  • roman medal of honor for all finisher at each race
  • medical first aid in the finish area and at specified aid stations
  • finisher’s certificate downloadable from the dedicated online repository
  • live timekeeping, interim times and results
  • a hot meal during the race in Renče (Emperor) and Podnanos (Emperor and Centurion)
  • rest area in Renče (Emperor)
  • bus transfers form RACE HQ (Vipava) to all start areas

NON PARTICIPATION AND REFUND

VERY IMPORTANT:
Any participant who has to cancel his participation in case of medical issue and would like to receive a refund has to officially request it by email at info@utratrail.si

 

Please bear in mind the following situations:

 

  • From the moment the registration is paid, the Organization agrees to return 80% of the amount paid by the runner (except bank expenses), if the non-participation is requested and communicated, before the 1st of December 2020.
  • From the 1st of December 2021 until the 12th of February 2021, 70% of the amount paid by the runner, shall be returned.
  • From the 12th of February until the 30th of March 2022, 50% of the amount paid by the runner, shall be returned​.
  • From the 1st of April on, no amount of money will be returned, no matter the reason why the runner does not finally take part in the race.
  • In the event that the runner does not participate in the race on the 6th May 2022, for whatever reason, the organization is not obliged to give any souvenir ( neither runner’s bag nor a commemorative T-shirt ) once the Ultra Trail Vipava Valley Slovenia 2022 is over.
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CATEGORIES

WOMEN MEN
up to 35 years up to 35 years
36 to 55 years 36 to 55 years
over 55 years over 55 years

AWARDS

The first three in general category will be awarded trophies and prizes.

The organizer reserves the right to make changes.

HALL OF FAME

Male Female
1. Ivan Hrastovec (SLO) – 21:04:21 Francesca Canepa (ITA) – 26:21:46
2. Jarek Gonczarenko (POL) –  21:49:05 Anita Szimandl (HUN) – 29:38:47
3. Andi Mamić (SLO) – 22:26:30 Marija Trontelj (SLO) – 30:03:10

TRACK RECORDS

Ivi Hrastovec (SLO)

Ivi Hrastovec (SLO)

21:04:21 (2019)

Francesca Canepa (ITA)

Francesca Canepa (ITA)

26:21:46 (2019)