Dasht-e-Lut desert the HOTTEST place on earth

Panoramic view during sunset of Dasht-e Loot, in English "Emptiness desert", located in the provinces of Kerman and Sistan-Baluchistan, Iran. This place is pretty special for being the spot on the Earth where the highest temperature was ever measured (70 °C or 159 °F) and since July 2016 a UNESCO World Heritage Site. it.wikipedia en.wikipedia

ISRU - Programme 2022

IRANIAN SILK ROAD ULTRA MARATHON 200Km / 5 Stages
Self sufficiency
Monday, January 24 at 11am
  • Transfert from Kerman International Airport to Camp 0 (Eco Camp).

January 25 / January 28 (Stage 1 - Stage 4)
  • Stage 1 - Thusday, January 25 at 8am - 35 km - Race as per program.

  • Stage 2 - Wednesday, January 26 at 8am - 35 km - Race as per program.

  • Stage 3 - Thursday, January 27 at 8am - 40 km - Race as per program.

  • Stage 4 - Friday, January 28 at 6am - 60 km - Race as per program.

Saturday, January 29 at 8am (Stage 5 - 20 km)
  • Triumphant arrival at the finish line - 20 km (back to Eco Camp).

  • In the evening Award cerimony at Eco Camp.

Sunday, January 30 at 8am
  • Transfert to Kerman International Airport

LUT DESERT CHALLENGE 120Km / 5 Stages
Monday, January 24 at 11 am
  • Transfert from Kerman International Airport to Camp 0 (Eco Camp).

January 25 / January 28 (Stage 1 - Stage 4)
  • Stage 1 - Thusday, January 25 at 8am - 20 km - Race as per program.

  • Stage 2 - Wednesday, January 26 at 8am - 20 km - Race as per program.

  • Stage 3 - Thursday, January 27 at 8am - 40 km - Race as per program.

  • Stage 4 - Friday, January 28 at 8am - 20 km - Race as per program.

Saturday, January 29 at 8 am (Stage 5 - 20km)
  • Triumphant arrival at the finish line - 20 km (back to Eco Camp).

  • In the evening Award cerimony at Eco Camp.

Sunday, January 30 at 8 am
  • Transfert to Kerman International Airport

Each daily stage of Iranian Silk road Ultramarathon (200 km - Self Sufficiency) is about 35 km, with a long section of 60km. Athletes who run the Lut desert challenge (120 km - Supported Self Sufficiency*) will be transported directly from the night camp to the first checkpoint to take the stage (about 20 km per day). The two races share the same path, the same camps and the same time duration. Overnights in tents or in caravanserai.

* (supported self sufficiency . At the end of stage3 runners of the Lut desert challenge receive a bag of food that they give at the organization before the race)

Daily distribution of drinking water, cold as well as hot for food preparation.

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