Ultra Fatra is one of the extreme running events in Slovakia in the ultra trail category. The exposed race route leads through the highest peaks, mountain meadows, rocky ledges and nature reserves of the Veľká Fatra National Park. You are guaranteed to taste an unforgettable return to the wilderness.
The route starts on the morning of July 29 in Dolný Harmanec and leads to Ružomberok through Japeň, Staré Hory, Krížna, Ploská, Rakytov, Malinô Brdo and Sidorovo. With 55 km / +3700 m, Ultra Fatra belongs to the most demanding 50km races in Slovakia.
There are four aid stations on the course - in the Staré Hory village, at Chata pod Borišovom challet, at Smrekovica and in ski resort Malinô Brdo.
Ultra Fatra 2023 is a part of the 9th edition of Slovak Ultratrail League. The course of Ultra Fatra has been certified by ITRA (3 points) and is contained in the list if ITRA National League races as well as races with UTMB Index.
|Race type||Mountain ultramarathon|
|Organizer||O.z. SLOVAK ULTRA TRAIL|
|Date||29. July 2023|
|Course parameters||55 km / +3700 m|
|Start place||Dolný Harmanec, parking lot at the Mestské lesy building|
|Start time||07.00 CET|
|Course||Course information can be found HERE|
|Finish||Ružomberok, Námestie Andreja Hlinku square, in front of the Gymnázium sv. Andreja high school|
|Time limit||13 hours|