Ultra-Trail World Tour - MIUT
Event Length/Duration: 115 km
-This race is limited to 900 competitors
-This race is part of the 2018 calendar of the UTWT - ULTRA-TRAIL® WORLD TOUR as PRO race
-This race is also part of the Portuguese National Championship Ultra Endurance 2018.
The departure of the MIUT race will be given at 00:00 on the 28th of April, in the center of Porto Moniz, traveling, in a first nocturnal phase, by winding footpaths and levadas on the North Coast, towards the plateau of Paúl da Serra – on the Western mountain massif. The first major ascent has a reference point in Fanal. The technical descent to Chão da Ribeira is next and, then, a new long ascent to Estanquinhos. São Vicente is the next passage, before the arrival at Encumeada, where the route enters the Central mountainous massif, but not before making an incursion to Curral das Freiras, before facing the mythical peaks, Ruivo and Areeiro. From there, the route is mostly downwards, with passages at Ribeiro Frio and Portela, after which the Funduras mountain offers endless single tracks towards the technical descent of the Degolada towards the the foothpath of Larano that will take participants to the levada of Caniçal, with a previous passage at Boca do Risco. The final phase, along a levada, will have the backdrop of the Machico valley, with the finish line at the Forum Machico.