The organizers of Mauna to Mauna Ultra have now come up with a newly added race course in the 2020 edition of the event. It’s time to physically and mentally prepare yourself for an adventure that is as thrilling as it is hardcore. You will face a unique track course on an island with active volcanoes and extreme weather conditions while running in the dark forest, across traverse lava flows and coastal beach trails.
Mauna Ultra is a 6 stage and 7-day marathon and it will take place across 155 miles of an ecological paradise. The place is considered among the world’s top remotest locations and provides participants the opportunity to witness the unique flora and fauna of the island.
It will also be a lifetime experience for participants to get to know the rich Hawaiian culture and history.
The route map of race starts from the east side of Hawaii Island going all the way across the west side of the island. Participants will ascend the largest mountain in the world named as Mauna Loa and will cross the 14,000m tallest mountain of Mauna Kea.
Remember, participants are advised to bring their own food, clothes, sleeping bags, accessories, and safety gear during the race as it is a self-supported marathon. The organizers will provide water at every checkpoint, in addition to electrolyte pills, and communal tents.
Participants are advised to pay the deposit of US$1,000. However, they do have some discount policies which you can check out on their website.
“Racing is an escape from society. From symbols of status, and self-perception. A chance to just be. For everyone to just be, with each other.”—Erin Beresini
The M2MUltra is going to take place on Hawaii Island, United States.
You have several options to reach Kailua Kona. It depends on your budget and your preference.
Renting a car can be a real ease for you. You can find different car rental services available right at the Hawaii airport. It is one of the convenient ways to travel around the island. Book your car in advance to save yourself some time and avail the best deals.
You can also opt for booking a taxi as they are widely available. Search for one online or simply call the local cab service.
Rideshare can also be an ideal and cheapest option you can avail to reach your desired location.
If you are planning to stay in Kailua Kona we would recommend you to stay in a Bed & Breakfast or small inn as you will be spending most of your time in the race course of Mauna to Mauna.
A hotel named Uncle Billy’s Kona Bay is one of the top recommended hotels because of its affordable pricing along with free parking. The hotel is located across the Oneo Bay Beach.
The second recommended place to stay is the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites. The place is clean and comfortable and located right across excellent local restaurants. Moreover, the place is quite affordable when it comes to price.
Visit the beautiful beaches of Kailua-Kona. It is an excellent place to relax sunbathe as these beaches are less crowded. You can also give snorkelling a try while you’re there. It will be a great experience to explore the underwater creatures like exotic tropical fish, rays, turtles, and eels.
Ride in the Kailua bay glass bottom boat cruise. You can find them on the pier of Kailua Kona. Experience the comfortable and exciting cruise ride in Kona’s magnificent coastline. While on your ride, you will spot some friendly local Hawaiian dolphins. You will definitely fall in love with these mesmerizing sights, sounds and senses of the ocean.
The next Mauna to Mauna Ultra will take place from 17th May to 23rd May 2020.
For more information head to m2multra.com
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