Sunrise on camp 4, near Irodo river | KM 0

Crossing the river early in the morning | KM 4

Checkpoint in Sahankazo village | KM 14

Run inside the Baobabs forest | KM 14

Relaxing in camp 5 – Ampondrafeta beach | KM 42

STAGE 4 – 42KM

From Ankerika village to Ampondrafeta beach

Stage 4 will make you suffer, the toughest stage of your ultrarunning race with 42km distance to run. You will cross several fishermen villages and a Baobab forest that will blow your mind. The finish line of your today’s ultrarunning race is on Ampondrafeta beach to finish with this hard, but stunning day!

  • Floor: Laterite (70%) + Sand (30%)
  • Obstacles: a river to cross at 4 km after the start line
  • Highlights:
    • The Baobab forest (km 25)
    • The villages of Sahankazo and Ampondrahazo (km 33)
    • Coconut trees and the lake near Ambohimahazo
    • The finish on Ampondrafeta beach (km 42)
  • Afternoon: After 42kms of ultrarunning race, the bravest ones will jump into the Indian ocean. Others can enjoy physiotherapists cares to speed up their physical recovery.

To enter the race: ultra trail

ROUTE MAP

Technical details

Irodo RiverCP 3.1CAMP 4
LocalisationOn the edge of Irodo riverIn Irodo villageIn a clearing, near Ankerika village
Elevation18m21m20m
Kilometres 013,227,1
Miles 08,216,8
Elevation gain 0256354
Elevation loss 0254353
Track4x4 transfer from camp 2 to Stage 3 start line, on the other side of Irodo river.Follow the dirt road for 4 km. 1,8km later on a track, go up on a plate. Go down inside the Red Tsingy crater and go up on the plate 1km later. Follow the track across Irodo village.Follow the track passing through Ankorera village, leading to camp 4, in a clearing near Ankerika village.
Cut off Times4h309h00