Strečno and Malá Fatra mountains are the inseparable twins that the tourist club KST UHLÍK Strečno decided to unite in this event for all lovers of mountain ultra-marathons and long-distance marches. They have prepared - the Strečnianska mašľa (Strečno Bow) - 50 km around Strečno with almost 3,000 meters of elevation gain.
The Strečnianska mašľa route goes along the marked hiking trails of Krivánská and Lúčanská Mala Fatra. The Krivánská Mala Fatra loop leads through the protected areas of the Malá Fatra National Park. The race in 2023 will be held on Saturday, June 17.
There are 5 aid station on the 50 km course - in the Kúr valley, at the Chata pod Suchým challet, in Strečno village, in the Javorina col and next to the Višňové village. On top of this there are two checkpoints at the highest points of the course - Suchý and Minčol.
Strečnianska mašľa (course 50 km) is a part of the 9th edition of Slovak Ultrail League. The course has been certified by ITRA (3 points) and is contained in the list of ITRA NAtional League races as well as races with UTMB Index.
|Race type||Mountain ultramarathon and long distance march|
|Organizer||KST UHLÍK Strečno|
|Date||17. June 2023|
|Course parameters||50 km / +2985 m and 25 km / +1700 m|
|Start place||Strečno, Football stadium Radinové|
|Start times||06.00 CET (50 km) a 08.30 CET (25 km)|
|Courses||Information about the courses can be found HERE|
|Aid stations||5 (50 km) 2 (25 km)|
|Finish||Strečno, Football stadium Radinové|
|Time limits||14 hours (50 km) a 8 hpurs (25 km)|