X2 RACE

X2 RACE is an incredibly spectacular race given it’s technical track and huge positive altitude gain (1900m D+) to length ratio, that takes place completely 2000m above sea level, in the Făgăraș Mountains, reaching the second highest peak in the Romanian Carpathian Mountains, Negoiu (2535m).

Competitors will be selected after verifying the acceptance conditions, that emphasize having at least a moderate mountain running experience, to ensure handling the physical and mental effort they will endure.

For more information regarding the acceptance conditions, please access REGULATIONS

Limited number of competitors: 200.

REGISTRATION 2018
REGULATIONS

SCHEDULE

Friday, 17th of August 2018

14:00 – 24:00
own responsibility statement completion
race-kit pick-up

21:00 – 21:30
technical meeting

Saturday, 18th of August 2018

6:00 – 6:50
start area access
equipment check

7:00
START X2 RACE

12:00
CP5 Negoiu Peak time limit (X2)

17:00
FINISH X2 RACE

20:15
award ceremony

RACE INFO

Competitors: 200
Date and time of start: 19 august 2017 7:00
Total distance: 18km
Positive altitude gain: +1852m
Terrain: mountain trail
Technical level: high
Checkpoints: 9 + FINISH
Aid stations: 2
Men’s record: 2h 33min 00sec – Cristian MOSOIU – ROU
Women’s record: 3h 08min 38sec – Iwonka JANUSZYK – POL

MAP

CHECKPOINTS, AID STATIONS and TIME LIMITS

Race point Distance (km) Altitude (m) Elevation gain (m) Info Time limit (h)
Cabana Paltinu 0 2,050 0 START
CP1 – Șaua Capra 1,3 2,306 239 checkpoint
CP2 – Izvor Paltinu 3,1 2,275 474 apamarcarnatibiscuiti
CP3 – Lacul Călțun 6,5 2,135 768 checkpoint
CP4 – Strunga Doamnei 8,3 2,301 953 checkpoint
CP5 – Vf. Negoiu 9,6 2,535 1,183 checkpoint  5
CP6 – Strunga Doamnei 10,9 2,301 1,238 checkpoint
CP7 – Lacul Călțun 12,1 2,135 1,273 checkpoint
CP8 – Izvorul Paltinu 15,6 2,275 1,692 apamarcarnatibiscuiti
CP9 – Șaua Capra 16,7 2,294 1,813 checkpoint
Cabana Paltinu 18,2 2,050 1,852 FINISH

apamarbiscuitisupapasta

 10

 

apa– water, isotonic

mar– fruits

carnati– dry sausages, yellow cheese

– sweets, dried fruits, salty biscuits

pasta– vegetarian hot pasta

 

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