Introducing Ultra X Finland: A Thrilling 110km Two-Day Ultramarathon in Lahti

July 7, 2023

Ultra X expands global race series

.ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Ultra X, a leading organiser of ultra marathons worldwide, is excited to no unveil the newest addition to its series: Ultra X Finland. This exhilarating two-day ultramarathon, covering a distance of 110km, will take place in the picturesque surroundings of Lahti, Finland. With a challenging route spanning 60km on the first day and 50km on the second, Ultra X Finland promises participants an extraordinary and unforgettable race experience.

Set against the stunning backdrop of Lahti’s pristine landscapes, Ultra X Finland aims to push the boundaries of human endurance while showcasing the natural beauty of Finland. The event will take place on 25th and 26th May 2024, giving runners the opportunity to explore the enchanting forests, serene lakes, and captivating trails that characterise this Nordic paradise.

“We are thrilled to bring Ultra X Finland to Lahti,” said Sam Heward, Co-founder of Ultra X. “Finland is renowned for its breathtaking scenery and challenging terrain, making it the perfect location for an ultramarathon of this calibre. We are confident that this event will captivate the hearts of participants and provide an unforgettable adventure in one of Europe’s most remarkable countries.”

Ultra X Finland will attract a diverse range of participants, including elite athletes, seasoned ultra runners, and passionate adventurers from around the world. With limited entries available, runners will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the rugged beauty of Finland while forging lasting connections with fellow competitors.

The race will be divided into two stages, with participants covering approximately 60km on the first day and 50km on the second. The carefully crafted course will traverse a variety of terrain, including technical trails, undulating hills, and picturesque lakeshores. Runners will encounter a blend of physical challenges and breathtaking scenery, showcasing the very best that Lahti has to offer.

Ultra X Finland emphasises the principles of self-sufficiency and camaraderie. Participants will need to pack their own mandatory kit, including food, water, and sleeping equipment, which organisers will transport between camps. At the end of each stage, runners will come together in a designated camp, fostering a strong sense of community as they rest, recover, and share stories of their journey.

Lahti, known as the “Sports Capital of Finland,” provides the perfect backdrop for this extraordinary ultramarathon. Participants will have the opportunity to experience the renowned Finnish hospitality and immerse themselves in the vibrant local culture as they traverse through this historic city and its surrounding areas.

Ultra X Finland is committed to environmental sustainability and the preservation of Finland’s natural beauty. The organisers are dedicated to minimising the event’s ecological impact and supporting local initiatives that promote conservation and responsible outdoor practices.

Registration for Ultra X Finland will open on Monday 10th of July 2023.

For more information and to register, visit the official Ultra X website at www.ultra-x.co

Ultra X organise a series of multi-stage ultra marathons in some of the most exotic and exciting places on the planet. Their mission is to put on life-changing, transformative experiences and provide best in class support to participants to allow anyone to take on one of their events. Ultra X believe that the experience of a multi-stage race is one of the best experiences that anyone can have and their aim is to get more people participating.

For media inquiries, please contact: Sam Heward – sam@ultra-x.co

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