REQUIREMENTS

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

One does not simply go out and run Four Sisters Ultra on Mt. Siguniang. This is a challenging, high elevation mountain ultramarathon race that you must be ready to take on. You have to be in regular training, be physically and mentally fit to take on the challenging race course and weather conditions for you to finish the race. Due to these challenges, every participant must meet the following requirements to register and participate.

All of these eligibility requirements are for your own safety, show proof that you are ready to experience Four Sisters Ultra on Mt. Siguniang!

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

All participants must meet these minimum requirements:

  1. Age between 18 to 60-years old.
  2. No diseases or ailments that impede the ability to exercise and participate in high altitude activities.
  3. Within 30-days of registering to provide a clean bill of health with health data including but not limited to static heart rate, electrocardiogram, and blood pressure from your doctor or medical institution. Health certificate or data must be within 12-months of race date.
  4. Proof of participating in at least one ultra or marathon event at high altitude, preferably at 3,000 meters above sea level, in 2016 - 2018.

RACE ELIGIBILITY

In addition to the minimum requirements, each race category has the following eligibility requirements listed below that participants must meet or provide additional proof to qualify. Take a moment to review, once you are ready to show proof of eligibility and are confident that you are ready to take on the Mt. Siguaniang Ultra, then register here.

ITRA POINTS

To receive ITRA® points, each participant who finishes an ITRA qualifying race in time gets the ITRA points automatically. The participants don’t have to do anything but finishing the race in time to earn the ITRA points. You can find out how many points you have received through the itra.run website.

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35K REQUIREMENTS

Completed one of the following:

  • A full marathon within 5 hours during 2017 - 2018
  • A cross-country trail race of 30 kilometers or more with over 1,000 meters of climb/descent during 2017 - 2018
  • Received at least 2 ITRA points from one event after March 20, 2016

45K REQUIREMENTS

Completed one of the following:

  • Received at least 3 ITRA points from one event after March 20, 2016
  • A cross-country trail race of 42 kilometers or more with over 1,500 meters of climb/descent during 2017 - 2018
  • Completed any Mt.Siguniang Ultra in 2017

60K REQUIREMENTS

Completed one of the following:

  • Received at least 10 ITRA points from no more than three (3) events after March 20, 2016
  • A cross-country trail race of 60K or more with over 2,000 meters of climb/descent during 2017-2018
  • Completed Mt. Siguniang 42K in 2017

100K REQUIREMENTS

Completed one of the following:

  • Received at least 15 ITRA points from no more than three (3) events after March 20, 2016
  • A cross-country trail race of 100k or more with over 3,000 meters of climb/descent during 2017-2018
  • Completed Mt. Siguniang 60K in 2017 or previous years

Given the difficulty of the route show additional experiences in:

  • High altitude trail races
  • High altitude mountaineering

DON'T MEET THE REQUIREMENTS?

If you are unable to meet the race eligibility requirements listed above, however, you feel that you are physically fit and capable to compete in the Four Sisters Ultra on Mt. Siguniang race, then you may submit certificates or proof of your race or outdoor sports achievements within the past two years to be considered.

When submitting information, please be as detailed as possible including events, distances, descriptions, dates, GPS tracks, elevation profiles, certificates, photos, maps, and anything you feel that showcases your ability to take on the challenging Four Sisters Ultra on Mt. Siguniang.

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Event Dates: October 31 to November 4, 2018