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Oman by UTMB presents new distances for youth, beginners

Oman by UTMB presents new distances for youth, beginners

At this year’s trail operating occasion, youngsters from the age of six years old can encounter an epic adventure supplied by the 2km, 5km and 10km courses. Adults new to trail operating will now have the alternative of operating the 2km (parents of junior runners only), 5km and 10km.

Starting and finishing in Al Hamra, the Oman by UTMB venue is surrounded by breath-taking views of the sultanate’s mountainous. Young runners taking up the off-road challenge will stick to protected low-level routes via a area featuring lush plantations and terraces. Featuring elevation gains ranging from 34+ to 295+ metres, the 2k, 5k and 10k distance categories will be hosted on November 30, the final day of the second edition.

The 10km race (15+ years) functions an elevation obtain of 295m+. Entry charge is RO10. Those aged 15+ who are keen to get an in depth really feel for trail operating could undertake the 10km course.

The 5km race (12+ years) provides elevation obtain of 125m+. Entry charge is RO5. The 2km race (six-13 years) has an elevation obtain of 34m+ and entry charge is RO two. Parents seeking for a entertaining family members day out could also enter this category and accompany their kid in this year’s most thrilling off-road adventure, by registering on-line.

“This is a golden – and not to be missed – opportunity for kids to explore Oman’s nature and appreciate its beauty,” stated Ahmed Darweesh al Balushi, secretary basic of the Oman Sports School Association.

Educational establishments across Oman are invited to register their students for the Oman by UTMB youth operating challenge.

The second edition of Oman by UTMB starts on November 28, which will host the commence of the original 130km race as effectively as a new extended 170km challenge. All these races can be entered at https://omanby utmb.com/enter/

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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