1. Goals and objectives
1.1. Development and promotion of mass sports;

1.2. Promotion of a healthy lifestyle;

1.3. Increase of participants' athletic skills;

1.4. Domestic and international tourism development.
2. Race Organizers
Public Association «Extreme Athletex»;
3. Time and Venue
Competitions are held on August 22-23, 2020 in Almaty Region, Republic of Kazakhstan.

Start: GAISH Observatory

Finish: Kim-Asar gorge, the end of the asphalt road.
4. How to get to the start venue
4.1. Almaty is the biggest and closest city with an international airport.

4.2. Shuttle will be arranged from Almaty for participants to the start and from the finish line to the city. Transfer is included in the price of the participant package.

4.3. Shuttle schedule:

Departure from Almaty: on August 22 at 04:00 from the hotel "Astana" (the intersection of Baitursynov and Satpayev streets). Travel time is 1 hour.

Departure from finish to Almaty: is based on bus filling up. Arrival in the city to the hotel "Astana"
5. Race format (General Information)
5.1. Distance details:

Length 50K+;

Ascent: 2600M+;

Descent: 3300M+;

The highest point (maximum altitude): 4000M ASL ;

Average altitude: 2800M ASL;

Start: August 22 (Saturday) 6:00AM;

The control time for the whole distance is 18 hours (until 00:00).

Food stations: 3 points (bananas, chocolate, nuts, water, coca-cola): at 7K (before Tourist Pass uphill); at 20K «Krasnaya Polyana»; at 38K Butakovsky Pass.

The race is certified by the International Trail Running Association (ITRA)

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The race has the status of the qualifying race from the International Skyrunning Federation – 'ISF Qualified Course'

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Points ITRA / UTMB 3 points;

Mountain coefficient 8;

Finisher index 170.

The distance is fully marked with warning tape (red and white).

5.2. The terrain is mountainous, stiff (rough ground). The route passes in remote area, no cellular coverage.

5.3. The race track runs along dirt roads and paths, in some places there are stone debris. On the pass of the Tourists the trail goes through the snow or along the firn. Crampons and other special equipment are not required (for Mandatory equipment see section 7).

5.4. Age categories:

Competition takes place in the individual championship. Team classification not allowed.

Winners are categorized by genders and age groups as follows:

18 - 29 (2002-1991)

30 - 39 (1990-1981)

40 - 49 (1980-1971)

50 - 59 (1970-1961)

60 + (1960 and older)

The age of the participant is determined by the race date.
5.5. Award Ceremony:

5.5.1 Every finisher who completes the race in time limit is awarded with finisher medal;

5.5.2. Winners of each age group are awarded with medals and diplomas;

5.5.3. Absolut winners, regardless of age category (3 male and 3 female sportsmen) are awarded with additional prizes from sponsors (if any).

The award ceremony will be held on August 23, 2019 in the city of Almaty
6. Requirements for participants, registration, entry fee
6.1 Participants are allowed to participate over 18 years old.

6.2 The participant must undergo a medical examination and have no contraindications to sports;

6.3 Each participant must complete the registration form on the competition website before August 11, 2019 (inclusive) or upon reaching the limit of participants (200 people) and pay the entry fee.

6.4. The size of the entry fee varies with the number of participants REGISTERED:

001 - 030 = 18 000 tenge

031 - 060 = 19 000 tenge

061 - 100 = 20 000 tenge

101 - 150 = 22 000 tenge

151 - 200 = 25 000 tenge

201- 300 = 30 000 tenge

6.5 Return of the entry fee (in case of refusal to participate by the participant) is

Until 15 July 20 - 12 000 tenge

From 15 July 20 - the return of the entry fee is not carried out

6.6 In the registration field "Add a comment" you must indicate your compliance with the qualification requirements with the attachment of links to the finishing protocols;

6.7 Participants must meet at least one of the qualification requirements:

1. Marathon
Finishing time of the asphalt marathon (42K) less than 3:45 hours (2019-2020).
You can overcome the distance of the marathon by your own (you should track your run with your heart rate data).
2. Trail 35 KM
Finishing time of Tengri Ultra Trail (35K) less than 4:15 hours (2019).
You can overcome the distance of 30K+ trail (total elevation gain 800m+) by your own. You should track your run with your heart rate data. Time limit is 3:30 hours.

3. Ultra 50 KM+
Finishing the distance of the ultra race (50K+) completed before cut off set by organizers of the race (2019-2020)
You can overcome the distance of 50K+ trail by your own. You should track your run with your heart rate data.

4. Irbis Race
Finishing Irbis race completed before cut off (2019).

5. Kumys Ultra Marathon 2020
Finishing Kumys Ultra Marathon (46K+, elevation gain 2150m+) completed before cut off set by organizers of the race
Finishing time of Kumys Ultra Marathon (30K, elevation gain 1300m+) less than 3:45 hours

6.8 Each participant must send an ID card (or passport) to This is necessary to get a pass to the border zone.

6.9 Limit of participation 300 people.

6.10 A participant's package will be issued on August 21 (Friday) from 13:00 to 21:00 in Almaty at Egizbayev str 208

6.11 A participant's package is issued personally to each participant upon presentation of an identity document. Receiving a number for another member is not possible.

6.12 By applying for a race, participants take responsibility for their health and all possible risks associated with participating in the competition, and disclaim responsibility from the organizers in the event of physical or material damage incurred by them in the process of direct participation in the race.

6.13. Each participant, before receiving the start package, signs a liability release of race organizers application

6.14 The organizers reserve the right to refuse the potential participant to participate in the competition if they do not meet the qualification requirements (see clause 6.7.) Without returning the entry fee.
7. Mandatory Equipment
The list of mandatory equipment, which participant is obliged to carry with / on themselves throughout the race. Leaving (intentional or loss) on the distance of one or several things from the mandatory list leads to the disqualification of the participant.

- Whistle;

- Rescue blanket;

- The stock of drinking water (or sports drink) is at least 1 liter;

- Mug (there will be no cups on food items)

- Power (nutrition) supply;

- Waterproof and wind-protective jacket with a hood with taped seams, minimum weight 180 grams;

- Waterproof and wind-protective pants, the minimum weight of 100 grams;

- Thin gloves;

- Waterproof headlamp with spare batteries;

- Headgear - cap, bandana or hat;

- Sunglasses;

- A backpack that holds all the required equipment.
8. Participant package includes
- Start number with 4 pins;

- Electronic chip mounted on the wrist (must be passed to the judge at the finish);

- Map of the route;

- Food stations on the distance

- Food at the finish

- Shuttle ticket (from the city to the start and from the finish to the city)

- Transportation of personal belongings (no more than 40 liters) from start to finish

- Branded souvenir

- Finisher Medal
8. Agenda of competition
August 21 (Friday)

13:00 - 21:00 issuance of the participant package. Almaty, Egizbayev str 208

August 22 (Saturday)

04:00 Shuttle departure from the city;

05:30 Collection of participants in the starting camp, control check of mandatory equipment;

05:45 Pre-start briefing

06:00 Start

12:00 Expected time of first finishers

00:00 Control time

August 23 (Sunday)

12:00 Awarding Ceremony. Almaty
10. Contacts
Contact e-mail of the organizers: /

Tel .: +7 (705) 602 42 49
+7 776 737 36 67