Are you ready to run toward the sky? A strange running experience awaits you in the past paradise of Mount Erciyes! Run towards the clouds in Erciyes on July 7th!
Explain the details of the Sky Erciyes Ultra Trail VK category, one of the highest altitude marathons in Europe: VK Vertical Kilometer 4.5km – 1000m It will end at an altitude of 3350m, the 1000m climbing run on the rocky ground formed by a large part of difficult rocks will take your breath away! Intermediate checkpoint (2.7 km) time limit 50 minutes 64% maximum
- 23% average slope Total 1000 meters climb.
1. General Information
Erciyes Vertical kilometer is a trail run that takes place along the northern hills of the Erciyes Volcano (3917 m) in Kayseri. The distance is 4,5 km with an elevation gain of 1.000 m+ The race starts on July 7, 2023 at 9:00 in Erciyes Volcano / Hisarcık Gate-400m below of the first station of Yalçın Ski Lift. Participants should finish the route under 2 hours. Time limit for one checkpoint (2,7 km, 2940 m) is 50 minutes.
The event is open to anyone aged 18 and over who are in possession of either (a) a valid medical certificate or (b) a valid license issued by a related sports federation either of which does not expire before July 7, 2023 and indicates that the person can participate to long distance runs. The organization will check these documents before the race. Participants are advised to be experienced about running on the paths and mountainous terrains.
a) Registration procedure
Only registered runners can participate to the event. Registration will only be available online at skyerciyes.com. Deadline for registration is June 30, 2023 or when the maximum number of 200 participants have registered. Organization has the right to register additional runners under certain conditions. A registration cannot be transferred, and organization will not allow another person to run on behalf of a registered participant.
b) Registration fee
The registration fee is 20 Euro until April 1, 2023, 25 Euro between April 2 - June 30, 2023.
For participants who register after April 2, 2022 the registration fee is paid at registration time (or within 3 days for bank transfer). For participants who have registered before that date, the registration fee can be paid by one of the methods listed on the web site until June 18, 2022. The amount of the registration fee is based on the payment date. After April 2, 2023, the fee will be increased automatically. Registrations which are not paid until June 30, 2023 will be cancelled. Only registrations with full payment will be taken into consideration for the maximum participant limit. For the final participant list, priority will be given to registrations that have completed the payment process over registrations that pre-date these but are unpaid. Organization has the right to reduce this fee under certain conditions. Registration fee includes: Airport transfer before and after the race from/to Kayseri bus station, from/to Erciyes Mountain Ski ResortRace bib
Assistance and refreshments along the routePasta party before the raceRefreshments after the raceFinisher medal for participants who successfully completed the racec) CancellationRegistration fee will be refunded entirely within a month if a registration is cancelled before April 10, 2022. There won't be any refunds after this date. No refund of the registration fee will be made should the race be cancelled or interrupted due to reasons beyond the control of the organization, such as bad weather conditions. In the condition of cancellation due to health problems, registration fee will be refunded just only by producing a detailed health report.
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