18 years old completed on 06-Apr-2019, Sunday.
OOTYULTRA will be a tough race due to its steep climbs and downhill terrain. Most first-time runners may find it extremely difficult to run. Hill running, in general, can be very technical and challenging but through experience one can gain mastery.
OOTYULTRA 2019 Minimum qualification & Cutoff
60k (10 hr 30 min cutoff)
A minimum of one timed/official Full Marathon (42.2 km) completed after 1-Aug-2018 within 5 hr 50 min. An official event timing records MUST be submitted. The timing records can be submitted/updated after the registration is done but before 10-Mar-2019. Alternatively you can submit your Ultramarathon run, any distance run above 50km, as a qualification. There is no finish time criteria for your qualification Ultramarathon.
30k (5 hr 30 min cutoff)
One Half Marathon completed within 3 hr 00 min after 1-Aug-2018 An official event timing records MUST be submitted The timing records can be submitted/updated after the registration is done but before 10-Mar-2019 The last mobile aid-station (approx. 27k) before the finish will be operational only for 5 hr 15 min
15k (no cutoff)
To encourage first timers there will be NO CUT OFF for the 15k category The last mobile aid-station (approx. 12k) before the finish will be operational only for 2 hr 30 min
IMPORTANT --> Registration will not be confirmed if the timing qualifications do not comply. No refund will be provided if you do not qualify. All the participant must be fit, healthy and must be running regularly
OOTYULRA encourages ultramarathoners and are most welcome to run. Include your Ultramarathon event details, distance category and finish times. See the FAQ section for qualification cut off date
Write to firstname.lastname@example.org with links to your Strava or Garmin online profile. We may consider giving you an entry if your records are satisfactory. You will have to pay an additional fee of Rs. 500 + 18% GST for the manual review efforts, if we agree to provide you an entry.
No you must still qualify for 2019 edition. See the FAQ section for qualification cut off date.
28-Feb-2019, Sunday end of day or whenever the registration cap is reached, whichever is earlier.
60k, 30k and 15k distances
Follow the registration page to learn more Click here to register
Your entry to the event. All registered participant will get a free T-Shirt and all runners successfully finishing the event within the cut-off time (read the cut off time for each race category) will receive a personalized finisher medal.
Your ticket is non-refundable however, you can transfer it to another runner within the timeline mentioned below.
We understand your travel plans can change in the last minute due to professional or personal committments. Hence, OOTYULTRA allows you to transfer your entry ticket to another qualified runner. Transfer is allowed only before 10-Mar 12.00 noon without paying a transfer fee. You can still transfer to another runner before 6-Apr-2019, 8.00 pm (or at the expo) by paying a transfer fee of Rs. 500/- + Rs. 200/- as courier charges for sending you the custom finisher medal.
Runners receiving the transfers may not get their custom medals at the finish line since there is a lead time for manufacturing them. Your custom fininsher medal (if you finish the race within the cut off time) will be sent to you through courier.
You will have to pay the difference amount + applicable taxes and transaction charges, if a higher race category is chosen.
Discounted tickets can be transfered to another eligible runner by paying the difference for the full ticket price + applicable taxes & online transaction charges
If your race day status is NOSHOW, DNS (Did not start), DNF (Did not finish) or DSQ (disqualified), no refund will be provided. Your custom medal will not be given to you.
Write a mail to email@example.com for any queries.
Yes, write to firstname.lastname@example.org with your registration reference number
OOTYULTRA is a road race. ITRA is only for runs with min 80% trail.
The organizers will arrange only the pre-marathon night vegetarian dinner for those who have pre-booked along with the registration. The dinner will be strictly served against the coupons only and the organizers suggest you buy along with your registration.
Read the travel section for more information
The OOTYULTA is happening in the middle of peak summer season time in Ooty. Getting hotel accommodation could be challenging if you do the last-minute reservation. We encourage to cintact OOTYULTRA travel partner.
Read the travel section section for more information.
There will be no prize money for the podium finishers.
See the Route & Elevation page
The aid-stations will be spaced approximately 3-4 km apart. The exact number of stations will be updated 2 weeks prior to the event
Yes - All finishers will receive a PDF copy of the finisher certificate after the event. This will be mailed to you by our timing partner.
You can reach Ooty by road, train and by air to Coimbatore/Bangalore and then take other transport options. See the travel section for more information
One day before the OOTYULTRA marathon day at the EXPO - look for latest announcements regarding the EXPO.
The start time will be at 6.00 am (TENTATIVE) (TENTATIVE) Starting location: YWCA Anandagiri (TENTATIVE) Finish location: Government Tea Park, Battarkambai) ~8.3 km away from the start Shuttle buses will take you back to Ooty town
Buses will be operating between the finish line and the start line - the departure time will be published before the event (timing is tentative) 15k runners - 10.00 30k runners - 11:30 60k runners - 16:30
You can deposit your baggage at the start line - the baggage will be brought to the finish line. You are requested not to keep any valuables in your baggage.
It's better to block the rooms through online hotel service providers. Make sure you are staying within the city limits (look for lodges/hotels near places like Charing cross, commercial road, Ettines road, near collector’s office, Hospital road, or any place within the Ooty town) Plan to arrive in Ooty on Saturday morning and leave either on Sunday evening (15k, 30k runners) and Sunday night or Monday morning (60k runners). Write to email@example.com regarding this.
Note: The organizers will not make accommodation arrangements and you are expected to make your own arrangements