CTC's 2016 Hill Ultra Calendar - Reserve the dates!

Tuesday, December 29, 2015
"Perhaps the genius of ultrarunning is its supreme lack of utility. It makes no sense in a world of space ships and supercomputers to run vast distances on foot. There is no money in it and no fame, frequently not even the approval of peers. But as poets, apostles and philosophers have insisted from the dawn of time, there is more to life than logic and common sense. The ultra runners know this instinctively. And they know something else that is lost on the sedentary. They understand, perhaps better than anyone, that the doors to the spirit will swing open with physical effort. In running such long and taxing distances they answer a call from the deepest realms of their being -- a call that asks who they are ..."
- David Blaikie


Jan 14-17Meghamalai4 days200Jan 14 Pongal
Jan 23-26Wayanad4 days200Jan 26 Republic Day
Feb 13-14Sirumalai2 days100
Mar 25-28Pachamalai3 days150Mar 25 Good Friday
Apr 14-17Kolli Hills3 days150Apr 14 Tamil New Year
May 7-9Palani Hills3 days150Summer, high altitude
June 4-6Munnar Estates3 days150Summer, high altitude
July 16-17Ayyur Hills2 days100
Aug 13-28Ladakh 700K
16 days700Aug 15 Independence Day,
Aug 25 Janmashtami
Sep 3-12Western Ghats
8 days400Sep 5 Ganesh Chaturthi,
Sep 12 Bakrid
Oct 8-10BR Hills3 days150Oct 10 Dussehra
Nov 12-14Koundinya3 days150Nov 14 Guru Nanak
Total54 days2600



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