May 4, 2024
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Ghajnsielem
XTERRA Gozo Trail Run

Ultra Trail Run

Ultra Trail Run

RUN 52K
Note
The information on this page is not yet confirmed, and may be based on the previous years' edition.

Gozo Ultra is a trail run around the perimeter of the island of Gozo. Cut-off times are relaxed to encourage beginners, and those wishing to enjoy the trail, rather than race it. The Ultra Distance is recognised for 2 ITRA points and is a UTMB qualifier for international trail races. Both 50K and 21K event QUALIFY the Age Group Winners for the XTERRA Trail Running World Championships.

Registration opens on
Apr 10
Registration Closes on
May 4
Registration Closed

COURSE MAPS

This courses below are not yet confirmed, and subject to change.
Run: 52K 1450m+.
Click through to see the run course map and download the GPX file.
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Run: 52K 1450m+.

sChedule

This schedule is not yet confirmed, and subject to change.
1
Wed 2024.05.01
+
2
Sat 2024.05.04
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prizes

This information is not yet confirmed, and subject to change.

🏅 Medal

All Finishers

🏆 Trophy

Top 3 Men & Women

Prize Medal

Top 3 Male & Top 3 Female in Age Group

50K Trail Run prizes

Positions awarded
Male & female overall podiums

Trail Run World Championship Slots Men & Women

DIVISION SLOTS

15-19

1

20-24

2

25-29

2

30-34

3

35-39

3

DIVISION SLOTS

40-44

3

45-49

3

50-54

3

55-59

2

60-64

2

DIVISION SLOTS

65-69

2

70-74

1

75-79

1

80+

1

Trail Run World Championship Slots Men & Women

DIVISION SLOTS

15-19

1

20-24

2

25-29

2

30-34

3

35-39

3

40-44

3

45-49

3

DIVISION SLOTS

50-54

3

55-59

2

60-64

2

65-69

2

70-74

1

75-79

1

80+

1

Slots indicated apply equally to male and female divisions. See the complete rules here.

FEES

The fees below have not yet been confirmed, and are subject to change.

RULES & INFO

The information below may be from a previous edition of the event, and is subject to change.

MINIMUM KIT REQUIREMENTS

Your own hydration pack with 500ml water or isotonic minimum, carried between the 4 rest stops. Don't underestimate the heat and how much water you will actually need.

You must carry your Mobile phone, with full charge and credit to use in Malta/Gozo, with our Race Emergency Crew number on speed dial.

Trail running shoes are recommended.

Hat and sunscreen strongly recommended

It is a tough course, if you see another runner in distress please help them or let one of our volunteers know.

TRAIL RUN RULES

1. Shoes and shirt/top are required at ALL times on the run course. Men running bare chested can be disqualified.
2. Race number must be clearly visible on the front of the runner at all times. A race belt may be used to secure the race number. Failure to wear a race number on the run will result in disqualification. 
3. A runner may run or walk to complete the course. 
4. Outside assistance from a non-participant or spectator is NOT allowed at any time on the run course. This means no receiving food, hydration, water/ice/sponges for cooling off from anyone except our volunteers at the 4 rest stops. Runners caught receiving external assistance can be disqualified.
5. Pacing from a non-participant or any kind of motorised vehicle is not allowed at any time on the run course. 
6. No individual or team support vehicle may follow runners around the course.
7. Participants must give way to medical and emergency personnel at all times on the run course regardless of their race standing. 
8. Respect local traffic rules and other vehicles on the road at all times. 
9. Short-cutting and/or cutting trail switchbacks or any part of the course is not permitted and may result in disqualification. A runner is required to stay on the designated trail that is marked and or specified as the racecourse. It is the runner's responsibility to know the designated racecourse. Lack of tape or barrier on the course will not be constituted as an excuse for cutting course. 
10. Runners must complete the entire run course unassisted. Failure to complete the course correctly will result in disqualification.

GENERAL

1. If for any reason a participant cannot finish the race, they must report to our volunteers at a rest stop or the finish line area. We will look for you if you do not advise us that you stopped so please let us know asap.
2. Littering on the run course is prohibited. Any item that needs to be discarded, including water bottles, gel wrappers, energy bar wrappers, broken bike parts, inner tubes, or clothing items, can only be discarded at aid / hydration stations. 
3. Race numbers and race registration CANNOT be transferred unless done through Active well in advance. Participants found racing under a different name will be disqualified. 
4. Consider the safety of yourself and other participants at all times during the race. Treat other participants, race officials, race marshals, medical staff, traffic enforcers, and spectators with respect and courtesy before, during and after the race. 

5. Participants shall refrain from unsportsmanlike conduct, including the improper use of language or conduct directed toward another participant, race official, race marshal, medical staff or traffic enforcer, and spectators. 
6. Any protest relating to race results must be submitted in writing to the Race Director within one hour of the final race cutoff. 
7. In case of severe weather on race day, XTERRA Malta reserves the right to make the necessary adjustments to the racecourse to ensure the safety of all participants. 
8. XTERRA Malta reserves the right to make rule changes at any time provided all athletes are notified on the website and at the pre-race athlete. 

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