Jawadhu Hills Ultra – Aug 7th, 2016 – Registrations Open

Event Summary
  • Event: Jawadhu Hill Ultra 
  • Date: August 7th, 2016
  • Organizer: Chennai Trekking Club 
  • Venue:  Athipet , Jawadhu Hills
  • Entry Criteria:  see below. Restricted headcount (300)
  • Categories: 25Kms/50Kms/75Kms/100Kms.
  • Registration: 800Rs/850Rs/900Rs/950Rs optional (Kalenji) t-shirt : 350 Rs.
  • Objective: non-profit event to create awareness on hill / trail / ultra running (accounts shared with runners)
  • Cause: Jawadhu Hills Tribal welfare – education children
  • Queries: info@chennaitrekkers.org
Running Route
  • Route: 25K linear trail
  • Terrain: off-road hard trail
  • Difficulty: hill / trail running is considerably harder compared to flat road running
  • Location:  rolling terrain, farm lands, remote tribal villages, lush greenery
  • Altitude:  800-1000 meters
  • Elevation gain: 600 / 1100 / 1500 / 1800 meters
  • Weather: mornings / evenings – 18 to 25 degrees. Mid-day 30+ degrees
Category 12.5K tar 12.5K trail 25K trail Distance
100K U-turn 1 U-turn 3 U-turn 2 25K + 50K + 25K
75K U-turn 2 U-turn 1 50K + 25K
50K U-turn 1 50K
25K U-turn 1 25K
Entry Criteria
  • Age: minimum 18 years
  • Timings: maximum allowed entry timings
  • Option 1: link to finish timing / certificate of official race
  • Option 2: link to running log on personal account: Garmin Connect / Strava / Dailymile / etc.
  • Veterans: (43+) no entry criteria
Category Half Marathon Full Marathon 50K Ultra 75K Ultra
25K 2:30 (men)
3 hours (women)
50K Not eligible 5:30 (men)
6 hours (women)
75K Not eligible 5:30 (men)
6 hours (women)
7 hours (men)
7:45 (women)
100K Not eligible Not eligible 7 hours (men)
7:45 (women)
11 hours (men)
12 hours (women)
Timings
Category Reporting Start Cut-off (men) Cut-off (women)
100K 2:30 AM 3:00 AM 15 hours 16 hours
75K 4:30 AM 5:00 AM 11 hours 12 hours
50K 5:00 AM 5:30 AM 7 hours 7:45
25K 5:30 AM 6:00 AM 3:30 4 hours
Travel
  • Chennai: 4.5 hour drive from Chennai through Polur
  • Bangalore: 4 hour drive from Bangalore through Vaniyambadi
  • Others: Vellore bus / airport
  • Car pooling: contacts of fellow runners who come by car will be shared
  • Public transport: last bus from Polur to Jamunamarathur at 6pm
Stay
  • Recommendation:  travel previous day and stay overnight near venue
  • Accommodation:  free stay available at St. Joseph Higher Secondary School
  • Camping:  bring your own tent to camp on school grounds
  • Lodging: (Non)A/C lodges available at Polur, 1.5 hour from venue
Refreshments
  • Aid stations: every 3K
  • Breakfast: South Indian buffet breakfast at finish (25/50K) or lunch (75K) or dinner (100K)
  • Optional: Saturday dinner / Sunday lunch / Sunday dinner coupons available for runners/friends/relatives (100Rs)
  • Stalls: availability of organically produced millets and honey by local Tribal farmers
BIB Distribution
  • Venue: St. Joseph Higher Secondary School, Athipet
  • Saturday: evening 6-8pm
  • Sunday:  Sunday: 2-6am
  • Timing chip: attached with the bib
Finisher
  • Criteria: only for those finishing within above cut-off timings.
  • Podium: trophy for first 3 finishers in each run / age / gender category.
  • Medal Received at finish line
  • E-certificate: shared few days post-event
  • Timings: timings/rankings published few days post-event
  • Photos: extensive (free) photo coverage 1-2 days post-event
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