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Yading Skyrun 龍騰亞丁越野賽

May 1 - May 2

YADING VK

Date: 1st of May 2017

Start time: Various (runners depart individually)

Distance: 7km

Elevation gain: 1,072m

Minimum altitude: 3,992m

Maximum altitude: 5,000m

Description: The Vertical Kilometre will pit the toughest athletes against its 1072 metres of a climb from Chonggu Temple (3992m), past alpine forest, prayer flags, and a glacier lake, all the way to a High Pass at 5000 metres, delivering an absolutely breathtaking climb.

YADING SKYRUN 29KM

Date: 2nd of May 2017

Start time: 8:00am

Distance: 29km

Elevation gain: 2,345m

Elevation loss: 1,250

Minimum altitude: 2,860m

Maximum altitude: 4,666m

Description: The Yading Skyrun® begins in the centre of the Yading’s Shangri-La. After 3.5km of gradual downhill on dirt track the race hits in low point of 2860m before the real fun begins. Passing by a small charming village, runners hit single track which hugs the glacier-fed river through alpine forests and rugged vegetation. The race continues uphill the whole time while crisscrossing the river four times over rugged wooden bridges to top out at a col strewn with mulit-coloured Buddhist prayer flags. Here runners will have hit an altitude of 4700m. Now all that’s left is the much anticipated and incredibly fun descent back to the Chonggu Temple where finish line glory awaits!

YADING KORA ULTRA 46KM

Date: 2nd of May 2017

Start time: 8:00am

Distance: 46km

Elevation gain: 2,955m

Elevation loss: 2,081m

Minimum altitude: 2,860m

Maximum altitude: 4,690m

Description: 46km category will take runners from the town of Shangri-la (2900m), climbing next to a glacier-fed river flowing out of Yading, to then follow a traditional Kora (pilgrimage) route around the sacred Mt. Chenresig, climbing two mountain passes (nearly 4700m each) before finishing in front of the Chonggu Temple (3992m). True mountain adventure, only for the brave.

http://www.cnmtntrails.com/yading-skyrun/#yading

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Start:
May 1
End:
May 2
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Website:
http://www.cnmtntrails.com/yading-skyrun/#yading

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China
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