The event takes place in the beautiful “Green Island” called São Miguel. One of 9 islands in this volcanic archipelago in the Atlantic, São Miguel is a stunning mix of hills, panoramic views and epic trail. Situated in the Atlantic Azores is governed by Portugal and keeps a consistent 20°C all year around.
Ultra X organise this event with 2 separate races taking place on the same weekend. 110 km over 2 days and 50 km on the Sunday. This event is combines steps hill running with long trails around an old volcano crater.
What we cover
Accomodation - Camping & Hostel - Tent provided
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner - Sat/Sun
Portable massage table - Fully stocked treatment bag
What you cover
Travel to and from the event & airport transfers
Evening food Thursday (local options available)
Personal kit/clothes, extra food & snacks
Event: 2 day Ultramarathon
110km Sat/Sun - 50km Sun
Arrive: Thursday 18/05/23
Depart: Monday 22/05/23
Crew briefing Friday AM - Must attend
Combination of Hostel & Camping
Local restaurants - Thurs evening
Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon - Freeze dried food
Each event has speific needs. This will be sent to you once you are onboard
Refundable upon completing event
Read this! Very important…
By completing the form below you have checked you are available, have insurance to work at the event and ready to take part. After your have applied we will announce the successful applicants from 4 month prior to the event. We’ll get you on onboard and secure your event deposits.
Make sure you have joined the Osteo Adventures team before applying
This summaries the runner‘s event logistics to help with understand what the weekend looks like
We work with Ultra X who offer 1, 2 & 5 day events.
This secures your place and helps us ensure our team is full for each event
Typically after the event has finished. See our deposit policy for more information
Typically our team arrive 1 day before the runners and leaves 1 day after the event.
But of course! Any expenses outside the event offering will be covered by you.
Each day we offer pre/during/post run treatment, taping and encouragement to all runners on the event.
Treatment is offered 1-2 hrs before the runners start. It is offered at checkpoints throughout the day and then again at the end of the day back in camp.
Each event will have between 3 and 7 pending the distance covered each day. You will be stationed at 1 or 2 checkpoints pending the course demands.
Each checkpoint is roughly 10 km apart and consists of:
- 1-2 medics
- 2-3 general crew
- 1-2 therapists
Gazebo, Freeze dried food and hot water, Satellite phone (where appropriate), Treatment couch & therapist bag, Table and 30-50 litres of water & dispensers
Ultra X provide hire cars and local crew cars for all events abroad. UK are the same but you can bring your own car if you please. Fuel used during the event will be reimbursed by Ultra X. To and from the event is not.
Yes freeze dried food is supplied. The supplier may change for each event. Food at hotels or campsites before and after the event may include breakfast and dinner. Check the specific event page for details.
For UK events you are welcome to bring your own tent, but Ultra X supply 2 people tents allocated 1 per person. For abroad events Ultra X provide large 8 people tents where appropriate. Check the specific event page for details
When supporting Ultra X at their events we will be working alongside medics and general crew We are on hand to help the runner get those most out of the whole experience. Our priority is supporting the runners during the event; however helping pack your truck, organising runners as they arrive and check their kits are compliant is part of what we do.
Nothing, unless you have particular tools or equipment you want to use. We provide a treatment couch, PPE and a treatment bag containing:
- A variety of tape - Zinc Oxide, K-Tape and Elastic Adhesive Bandages (EAB)
- Instant Ice packs
- Scissors, Adhesive spray
- Massage oil
- Treatment gloves
- Couch cleaning products
The days can demanding for the longer event particularly. Some days you start at 4:00 and finish at 21:00. However, there are plenty of opportunities to nap during the event if you need to catch up on sleep.