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MOUNTAIN RACE

Four Sisters Ultra on Mt. Siguniang features 4 courses with distances ranging from 35K up to 110K. Each route provides a unique challenge that becomes harder the longer you go, yet every course gives you the incredible breathtaking experience of Four Sisters Ultra on Mt. Siguniang. A bucket list adventure race at the highest elevations that must be experienced by adventure runners around the world!

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35K COURSE

While not an easy challenge, the 35K mountain race is the easiest and shortest route available to participate in Four Sisters Ultra on Mt. Siguniang. The course terrain features a blend of trails, dirt roads, and wooden plank pathways. The entire 35K course gives participants the incredible breathtaking views of the Mt. Siguniang peaks.

km
DISTANCE
m
ASCEND
m
DESCEND
PEAKS
CHECKPOINTS
h
CUTOFF

CHECKPOINT STATIONS

Below is a breakdown of the checkpoint and supply post stations on the 35K course, the total distance to each from the start, the gap between, the elevation ascent and descent between each station and the required cut off time to each.

站点
Site
名称
Name
海拔
Altitude
(m)
分段距离
Segmented (km)
累计距离
Accumulated (km)
分段爬升
Segmented climb
(m)
分段下降
Segmented fall
(m)
关门时间
Closing time
Start 游人中心
Tourist Center
3258 0 0 0 0 6:00
CP11 中梁子
Zhong Liang Zi
4074 7.9 7.9 1066 54 9:20
CP12 枯树滩
Ku Shu Tan
3535 6.8 14.7 212 975 11:50
CP14 喇嘛寺
Lamasery
3479 9 23.7 166 219 15:10
Finish 游人中心
Tourist Center
3258 8.7 32.4 327 557 18:00
累计
Accumulative total
32.4 1771 1805 12H

COMPLETION RATE

Due to the challenging terrain, high altitude, and course conditions, this race has a moderate completion rate with runners making it all the way through from start to finish. Below are 2018 completion numbers for the 35K race.

Departing Participants Completing Participants 35K Completion Rate
Men 177 160 90.40%
Women 114 97 85.09%
Total 297 257 88.32%
  • 2018 men's top 35K finisher Zhou Qing (Taipei, China) finished the race at 03:59:45
  • 2018 women's top 35K finisher Zhang Xinyi (China) finished the race at 06:03:03

50K COURSE

Extending from the 35K course, the 50K mountain race increases the challenge by adding in both distance and elevation. The course terrain features mostly a blend of trails, dirt roads, and a section of wooden plank pathways. The entire 50K course gives participants the incredible breathtaking views of the Mt. Siguniang peaks.

km
DISTANCE
m
ASCEND
m
DESCEND
PEAKS
CHECKPOINTS
h
CUTOFF

CHECKPOINT STATIONS

Below is a breakdown of the checkpoint and supply post stations on the 50K course, the total distance to each from the start, the gap between, the elevation ascent and descent between each station and the required cut off time to each.

站点
Site
名称
Name
海拔
Altitude
(m)
分段距离
Segmented (km)
累计距离
Accumulated (km)
分段爬升
Segmented climb
(m)
分段下降
Segmented fall
(m)
关门时间
Closing time
Start 游人中心
Tourist Center
0 0 0 0 0 5:00
CP6 打尖包
Da Jian Bao
3685 7.7 7.7 518 67 6:50
CP7 八角棚海
Ba Jiao Peng Hai
4387 5.6 13.3 810 108 9:40
CP8 花海子
Hua Hai Zi
3791 6.3 19.6 195 791 12:20
CP11 中梁子
Zhong Liang Zi
4074 7.1 26.7 479 196 14:30
CP12 枯树滩
Ku Shu Tan
3526 6.8 33.5 262 779 16:25
CP14 喇嘛寺
Lamasery
3476 9 42.5 166 219 18:40
Finish 游人中心
Tourist Center
3256 8.7 51.2 333 557 21:00
累计
Accumulative Total
51.2 2763 2717 16H

COMPLETION RATE

Due to the challenging terrain, high altitude, and course conditions, this race has a moderate completion rate with runners making it all the way through from start to finish. Below are 2018 completion numbers for the 45K race which has been extended to 50K in 2019.

Departing Participants Completing Participants 45K Completion Rate
Men 324 114 35.19%
Women 88 41 46.59%
Total 412 155 37.62%
  • 2018 men's top 45K finisher Li Bo (China) finished the race at 07:57:16
  • 2018 women's top 45K finisher Zheng Liping (China) finished the race at 09:05:15

75K COURSE

Extending from the 50K course, the 75K mountain race takes participants deeper into the mountains to increases the challenge by adding longer distance and more elevation gain. The course terrain features a blend of trails, dirt roads, and a section of wooden plank pathways. The entire 75K course gives participants the incredible breathtaking views of the Mt. Siguniang peaks.

km
DISTANCE
m
ASCEND
m
DESCEND
PEAKS
CHECKPOINTS
h
CUTOFF
75K Course

CHECKPOINT STATIONS

Below is a breakdown of the checkpoint and supply post stations on the 75K course, the total distance to each from the start, the gap between, the elevation ascent and descent between each station and the required cut off time to each.

站点
Site
名称
Name
海拔
Altitude
(m)
分段距离
Segmented (km)
累计距离
Accumulated (km)
分段爬升
Segmented climb
(m)
分段下降
Segmented fall
(m)
关门时间
Closing time
Start 游人中心
Tourist Center
3258 0 0 0 0 11.02 3:00
CP6 打尖包
Da Jian Bao
3685 7.7 7.7 518 67 11.02 4:45
CP7 八角棚海
Ba Jiao Peng Hai
4387 5.6 13.3 810 108 11.02 7:30
CP8A 花海子
Hua Hai Zi
3791 6.3 19.6 244 788 11.02 10:00
CP9 犀牛海
Xi Niu Hai
4307 5.6 25.2 508 66 11.02 11:50
CP10 双海子
Shuang Hai Zi
4560 2 27.2 365 85 11.02 12:50
CP8B 花海子
Hua Hai Zi
3791 7.3 34.5 69 788 11.02 14:40
CP11 中梁子
Zhong Liang Zi
4074 7.1 41.6 446 249 11.02 16:50
CP12 枯树滩
Ku Shu Tan
3526 6.8 48.4 262 779 11.02 18:40
CP13 木骡子
Mu Luo Zi
3660 7.1 55.5 214 54 11.02 20:25
CP14 喇嘛寺Lamasery 3476 10.3 65.8 121 306 11.02 22:50
Finish 游人中心
Tourist Center
3258 8.7 74.5 337 557 11.03 1:00
累计
Accumulative total
74.5 3894 3847 22H

COMPLETION RATE

Due to the challenging terrain, high altitude, and course conditions, this race has a moderate completion rate with runners making it all the way through from start to finish. Below are 2018 completion numbers for the 60K race which has been extended to 75K in 2019.

Departing Participants Completing Participants 60K Completion Rate
Men 165 66 40.00%
Women 39 16 41.03%
Total 204 82 40.20%
  • 2018 men's top 60K finisher Lu Junfu (China) finished the race at 09:35:16
  • 2018 women's top 60K finisher Fu Xiaolei (China) finished the race at 12:35:58

110K COURSE

The biggest challenge at the highest elevation is the 110k mountain race. The 110K has a separate start line with the first 40K featuring a mostly downhill descent that eventually connects onto the 75K course, giving participants the ultimate high elevation ultramarathon challenge on one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. You really are running in the heavens.  The course terrain features a blend of trails, dirt roads, a short section on paved roads and a section of wooden plank pathways.

km
DISTANCE
m
ASCEND
m
DESCEND
PEAKS
CHECKPOINTS
h
CUTOFF
110K Course

CHECKPOINT STATIONS

Below is a breakdown of the checkpoint and supply post stations on the 110K course, the total distance to each from the start, the gap between, the elevation ascent and descent between each station and the required cut off time to each.

站点
Site
名称
Name
海拔
Altitude
(m)
分段距离
Segmented (km)
累计距离
Accumulated (km)
分段爬升
Segmented climb
(m)
分段下降
Segmented fall
(m)
关门时间
Closing time
Start 红杉林
Redwood forest
3838 0 0 0 0 11.01 16:00
SP1 四姑娜措
Si Gu Na Cuo
3581 8.6 8.6 46 303 11.01 17:40
CP1 十七公桩
Shi Qi Gong Zhuang
3472 9 17.6 48 157 11.01 19:25
CP2 人参果坪
Ginseng fruit lawn
3347 8 25.6 38 163 11.01 21:00
CP3 大石包
Da Shi Bao
3103 10.7 36.3 291 560 11.01 24:00
CP4 凼岗药
Dang Gang Yao
4050 5.7 42 979 33 11.02 2:50
CP5 吾野阿巴郎
Wu Ye A Ba Lang
3181 7.1 49.1 155 1023 11.02 5:05
CP6 打尖包
Da Jian Bao
3685 8.3 57.4 668 124 11.02 7:50
CP7 八角棚海
Ba Jiao Peng Hai
4388 5.6 63 812 147 11.02 10:40
CP8 花海子
Hua Hai Zi
3789 6.3 69.3 193 791 11.02 13:20
CP11 中梁子
Zhong Liang Zi
4074 7.1 76.4 480 196 11.02 15:40
CP12 枯树滩
Ku Shu Tan
3526 6.8 83.2 232 779 11.02 17:40
CP13 木骡子
Mu Luo Zi
3660 7.1 90.3 278 54 11.02 19:40
CP14 喇嘛寺
Lamasery
3476 10.3 100.6 122 306 11.02 22:30
Finish 游人中心
Tourist Center
3258 8.7 109.3 333 557 11.03 1:00
累计
Accumulative total
109.3 4675 5193 33H

COMPLETION RATE

Due to the challenging terrain, high altitude, and course conditions, this race has a moderate completion rate with runners making it all the way through from start to finish. The 100K race is the most challenging. Below are 2018 completion numbers for the 100K race.

Departing Participants Completing Participants 100K Completion Rate
Men 118 38 32.20%
Women 20 2 10.00%
Total 138 40 28.99%
  • 2018 men's top 100K finisher Shiro Doji (China) finished the race at 15:47:00
  • 2018 women's top 100K finisher Frail Uxue (Spain) finished the race at 20:09:56

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Event Dates: October 30 to November 3, 2019