15k OOTYULRA will be run on the mountain roads with close to 12 km non-repeating sections. The first 4 km is run on flat roads, and the ascend to the Dodabetta Peak starts from the 6k onwards. From there till about 10k, its an uphill (~500 m elevation), which will take you to the second-highest peak in South India.
Most runners will reach Doddabetta peak at a time when the daylight is already broken, and you can have a breathtaking view of the blue mountains from that height. Some early runners can even witness the sun rising from the plains, and on a clear day, one can also see the Ooty town, the lake, and the racecourse clearly.
After the 10 km, you will run down and reach the 4 roads junction and run towards Kothagiri. At the 15 km, you will reach the Tea Garden, this is the finish point for all categories.
Distance accuracy: The 60k distance is approximate with a +/- 1.5 km due to variations in the measurements approach vs. GPS device accuracy
Start point: YWCA Anandagiri
Finish point: Government Tea Park, Battarkambai) ~8.3 km away from the start
this route is subject to approval from the local authorities
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