The 9-th edition of annual race in the Caucasus mountains.
One of the most difficult trailrunnig competition in Russia. Main distance leads you around the highest European peak - mount Elbrus. It is Russian UTMB.
Athletes meet the sunrise and sunset, admire the magnificent views of the mountain nature. This is an ultimate trailrunning challenge!

There are 6 distances:

RACE length 111 km, ascent 5600m 

The main and most iconic distance around the main peak of the Caucasus. Only here athletes will be able to see Elbrus mountain from all of it’s sides. See how the mountain changes its appearance during the day, in the rays of sunset and in the light of the moon surrounded by stars. Only here trail runners have to test themselves in terms of full autonomy: 111 km distance with total ascend 5600 m that must be overcome in 40 hours. Only here you get 5 ITRA points. Race is the challenge for the most tempted athletes.

ULTRA length 57 km, ascent 4400m 

The best athletes among the competitors. The most difficult traverse and the most magnificent view of Elbrus mountain. Ultra — the best challenge for the most experienced trail runners. It'll be tough, but you'll want more.

MARATHON length 46 km, ascent 3500m 

Steep rocky passes, scorching sun or piercing wind. Marathon distance will test you from head to toe literally, from muscle strength and coordination to the ability to concentrate and go to the goal. And, if successful, will reward 3 points ITRA.  

TRAIL  length 33 km, ascent 2400m 

Without excellent physical training and impeccable motivation will be hard to overcome 33 km along the steep slopes with total ascend of 2400 m. But the reward is worth it — 2 ITRA points and breathtaking views. Our advice: do not go anywhere without trekking poles — the best chances in Trail for those, whose poles will become an organic continuation of the limbs.

SPRINT length 22 km, ascent 1800m 

ELBRUS8  length 8 km, ascent 500m 

Upcoming Races

Jul 31 2020
22 KM
5,950 5,950 ft.
Single Loop Course
3 Aid Stations
6 :00 Cutoff
5 Elevation Rating
Mountainous, >12,500 feet in 50 miles
3 Surface Rating
Some rocks, root, and/or ruts
Aug 1 2020
34 KM
Without excellent physical training and impeccable motivation will be hard to overcome 33 km along the steep slopes with total ascend of 2400 m. But the reward is worth it — 2 ITRA points and breathtaking views. Our advice: do not go anywhere without trekking poles — the best chances in Trail for those, whose poles will become an organic continuation of the limbs.
7,800 7,800 ft.
Single Loop Course
1 Aid Stations
10 :00 Cutoff
5 Elevation Rating
Mountainous, >12,500 feet in 50 miles
5 Surface Rating
Very rough trail
Aug 1 2020
45 KM
46 km distance with 3500 m total ascend, steep rocky passes, scorching sun or piercing wind. Marathon distance will test you from head to toe literally, from muscle strength and coordination to the ability to concentrate and go to the goal. And, if successful, will reward 3 points ITRA.
11,500 11,500 ft.
Single Loop Course
2 Aid Stations
15 :00 Cutoff
5 Elevation Rating
Mountainous, >12,500 feet in 50 miles
5 Surface Rating
Very rough trail
Aug 1 2020
57 KM
The best athletes among the competitors. The most difficult traverse and the most magnificent view of Elbrus mountain. Ultra — the best challenge for the most experienced trail runners. It'll be tough, but you'll want more.
14,570 14,570 ft.
Single Loop Course
3 Aid Stations
17 :00 Cutoff
5 Elevation Rating
Mountainous, >12,500 feet in 50 miles
5 Surface Rating
Very rough trail
Jul 31 2020
111 KM
The main and most iconic distance around the main peak of the Caucasus. Only here athletes will be able to see Elbrus mountain from all of it’s sides. See how the mountain changes its appearance during the day, in the rays of sunset and in the light of the moon surrounded by stars. Only here trail runners have to test themselves in terms of full autonomy: 111 km distance with total ascend 5600 m that must be overcome in 40 hours. Only here you get 5 ITRA points. Race is the challenge for the most tempted athletes.
17,750 18,200 ft.
Single Loop Course
3 Aid Stations
40 :00 Cutoff
4 Elevation Rating
Very hilly, ~7500-12,500 feet in 50 miles
5 Surface Rating
Very rough trail

Results

No Past Races
We try to keep the most accurate information about this race, but changes do happen. Always visit the official race website for the most up to date information.
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Lake Murray Endurance Run
  • Oct 24, 2020
  • Ardmore, OK
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