About the Event
The Hell Race brings you the Solang SkyUltra 2021. It’s a gruelling and brutally testing race through the rugged, jagged and mean single track technical trails of the Solang Valley. Skyrunning is an extreme sport of mountain running above an altitude of 2000 meters where the incline exceeds 30% and the climbing difficulty does not exceed Grade 2. The term was first coined by Italian mountaineer Marino Giacometti in the 90’s. Skyraces are the most popular mountain races in the world and are governed by the International Skyrunning Federation.
We are ever proud of this race. The Solang SkyUltra brought the much-required mindset shift to the ultra running trail community in India. We are grateful to announce the opening of the registrations of the 06th edition of the Solang SkyUltra 2021.
Apart from the usual 30, 60 & 100K races, The Solang Sky Ultra also hosts the finale of the Hell Race King Of Mountain Challenge. Last year, we introduced Mt. Patalsu Challenge. Mt. Patalsu is a 4,000m peak in the Solang Valley with a beautiful view of the Manali valley far into the distance. The total distance up and down the peak is 14kms. However, it gets a little tricky for the inexperienced near to the top.
The Indian ultra-trail running community is certainly holding its ground in the country, much like what we would like to see.
Join us in this ultrarunning extravaganza in the first week of October in the Solang Valley, 12kms from Manali.
Mt. Patalsu Challenge
Elevation gain: 1910 meter
Cut-off time: 6hrs
SSU 2021 - 30 KM
Elevation gain: 2074 meter
Cut-off time: 6hrs
SSU 2021 - 60 KM
Elevation gain: 4253 meter
Cut-Off time: 14 hrs
SSU 2021 - 100 KM
Elevation gain: 7408 meter
Cut-Off time: 30 hrs
This is a tough event and for your own safety, we strongly recommend that you are adequately prepared for it. Please review and ensure that you meet the following criteria before you register. We will not make any exceptions.
You must be 18 years of age or older before October 2, 2021. Younger participants may be allowed at discretion of the Race Director if they have sufficient experience with distance-running. However, we will require written consent from their parents.
To be accepted in the 60 KM category, you must fulfil any one of the following criteria:
You must have finished 30km of Solang SkyUltra or have participated in 60km of Solang SkyUltra
You must have finished, or you will finish, a Full Marathon between October 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021 within 5 hours.
You must have finished, or you will finish, any Ultra Marathon of 50 Kms or more between October 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021
To be accepted in the 100 KM category, you must fulfill any one of the following criteria:
You must have finished 60 km of Solang SkyUltra.
You must have finished, or you will finish, Two Full Marathons between October 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021 within 5 hours.
You must have finished, or you will finish, any Ultra Marathon of 75 Kms or more between October 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021
Cancellation & Refund Policy
# Any cancellation before 60 days will be eligible for a 100% refund of registration fee.
# Any cancellation between 60-45 days will be eligible for a 50% refund of registration fee.
# Any cancellation between 44-30 days will be eligible for a 25% refund of registration fee.
# Any cancellation between 30-0 days will not be eligible for a refund under any circumstances.
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The Hell Race
Event Size:*Number of Timed Finishers
|30K||30 Km||₹ 2933|
|60K||60 Km||₹ 4208|
|100K||100 Km||₹ 8458|
|Mt. Patalsu Challenge||0 Km||₹ 1657|
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