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Pirin Ultra SkyRace

Featured image photo credit: Courtesy of Pirin Ultra

Pirin Ultra takes place in the heart of Pirin National park, part of the UNESCO World Heritage List. The route weaves through untamed nature in the wild Pirin Mountains and the start and finish are in Bansko – an oldj town, filled with history, traditions, nestled at the foot of the mountain.

From Bansko, the route attacks the demanding Pirin trails. There are technical sections on ridges and above 2,500m altitude which lead to the highest point of the race – Kuklite Peak at 2,686m.

When does it take place?

  • September– please check the race website for this year’s exact dates.

Where does the race start?

  • Bansko – Bulgaria

Pirin Ultra SkyRace Profile

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  • Distance = 66 km
  • Elevation Gain = 4,400m

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Pirin Ultra SkyRace Reviews

Compulsory Gear for the Pirin Ultra SkyRace

Please visit the race website to check you have all items on the list of mandatory gear.

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As the founder of Trail & Kale, and seasoned marathoner & ultrarunner, Alastair loves bringing our readers independent running shoe reviews and gear insights to help you run your best. Learn more about Trail & Kale here.

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