Nilgiris 100, in its fifth edition in 2016, will be conducted on a single day for both men and women, with our focus on promoting women in ultra running field, and extend our effort to have more men and women race in these spectacular Western Ghat mountains, supporting each other and defining their own running and winning moments. Celebrating women and men equally, we set out to give them both a chance to run and support the other.
Nilgiris 100 Ultra is an North Face UTMB qualifier with 2 points in the 100Kms category, awarded by ITRA (International Trail Running Association)
A race in the Nilgiris is a true Blue run as ‘Nil’ ‘giri’ means Blue Mountain, and they are part of the larger Western Ghats extending in to Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala. The race is set amidst beautiful Nilgiri hills, taking you higher for breathtaking views and mist laden clouds. This is the second edition in the Nilgiris. Starting at midnight means one gets a chance to witness glorious sunrise in the hills. For a spectacular year end race, come run with us in this beautiful location that is close to major cities such as Bangalore, Coimbatore and Chennai.
Last date for registration: October 1, 2016
Some images from previous editions.