The Ultra AFRICA Race is a 213 km foot race in 5 stages and in Self-Supported. Each competitor must carry a backpack containing the compulsory equipments, food and personal equipments. The race takes place on the African continent. In 2015, the race will take place for the second year in the South West Burkina Faso. The participants must follow the route as marked by the organizers and they have a road book. There are check points located at regular intervals. Every night a bivouac is proposed by the organization. A technical support and a medical team are present during the event.Competitors who cannot respect the limit time (10 hours), can stay in the race and they will be classified with their kilometers run during the event.
Ultra AFRICA Race itinerary is from the small town of Banfora to Kawara. You will discover in the first time the plantations of sugar cane and the Domes of Fabédougou. After a stage on the African tracks in the bush, you will reach the Senufo lands with many authentic villages. Finally at the end of the route, the ascent of Mount Ténakourou (747 meters), the highest point of Burkina Faso, is the opportunity to discover the beauty of Africa.