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2025 Race
20th Anniversary Edition
100% Camino da Fe!
BR135 Should I Stay or Should I go is back!

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The Brazil135 Ultra Journey Is Not Your Momma's Race!

​She is exhausting, She is very tough,

She is magical, She is beautiful, She is a Journey,

She invites the unexpected,

but most of all,

She is completely addictive!

 

The distance of the 2025 Brazil135 Ultra Journey will be 150 Miles or 240 Km:

 

1. The Journey:
 

  • Distance: 150 Miles (240 Km)

  • Course: Águas da Prata-Pico do Gavião-Paraisópolis-Luminosa-Paraisópolis

  • Decision Points (PDs):

    • 55 Miles - Inconfidentes

    • 70 Miles - Borda da Mata

    • 80 Miles - Tocos do Mogi

    • 100 Miles - Estiva (Qualifying for Badwater)

    • 120 Miles - Paraisópolis (Qualifying for Badwater)

    • 135 Miles - Luminosa (Qualifying for Badwater)

  • Start Day and Time: 9/Jan/2025 at 08:00 am

  • Start Location: Águas da Prata, SP

  • Arrival Day and Time (Max): 11/Jan/2025 at 8:00 pm (bonus: 12/Jan/2025 at 8:00 am)

  • Arrival Location: Paraisópolis

  • Total Max. Duration: 60 Hours/(72 Hours)*

* In celebration of 20 years, there will be a 12-hour bonus in 2025

2. Pre Race Meeting: 
 

  • Location: UNIFAE (São João da Boa Vista)

  • Date and Time: January 8, 2025 - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

  • Schedule:

    • 8:00 - 12:00 pm - Kit delivery, documentation, weighing, etc.

    • 12:00 - 13:00 - Lunch

    • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Technical Congress

    • 3:00 pm - Official Photo

    • 15:15 - 16:00 - Questions and Questions

3. Decision Points (PD)

 

  • At the decision points, the runner may decide to “definitely stop” the race without being considered a DNF. Only at the decision points, when the runner decides to stop, it will not be considered as a DNF. (more details about PDs, read the Brazil135 Ultra Journey 2025 regulations. 

 

4. Finish Line:

  • There will only be one place to cross the finishing line: at the 150 Miles in Paraisópolis.

5. Awards PDs and Final Distance (150 Miles):

  • All PDs will be recognized and awarded;

  • All Awards will be held in Paraisópolis;

  • All runners of the PD's  distances will receive, in Paraisópolis:​

    • A personalized windbreaker Jacket, with reflective cuts, customized with a logo commemorating 20 years of Brazil135 Ultra Journey, and printed with the runner's name;

    • A finisher t-shirt

    • A Soapstone Gift celebrating the 20th Anniversary with a distance

    • A medal "Second Bird Collection - Red Legged Siriema"

    • For each member of your team, there must be a soapstone commemorative souvenir celebrating 20 years of Brazil135 Ultra Journey;

  • For the PD Mile 35 and and final distance of 150 Miles:

    • A personalized windbreaker Jacket, with reflective cuts, customized with a logo commemorating 20 years of Brazil135 Ultra Journey, and printed with the runner's name;

    • A finisher white t-shirt

    • A medal "Second Bird Collection - Red Legged Siriema"

    • For each member of your team, there must be a commemorative soapstone souvenir celebrating 20 years of Brazil135 Ultra Journey;
       

6. Ranking and Championship:

  • There will only be 1 (one)  Brazil135 Ultra Journey champion for 2025;

  • The 2025 Brazil135 Ultra Journey champion will be considered the one who finishes the 150 Miles first.

  • All Decision Points will be ranked (55, 80, 100, 120 and 135 Miles)

  • All ranks will be published on the Brazil135 Ultra Journey website, Results 2025 menu .

  • No one other than the first to cross the finish line at Paraisopolis will be considered as the 2025 Champion. 
     

7. Runner's Support Mechanisms:

  • In 2025, it will not be mandatory to have a support car with a support team.

  • In 2025, the Brazil135 Ultra Journey organization will provide a “drop bag” system.
     

8.  Drop Bags:

Drop bags will be distributed at the following distances:

  • 55 Miles (Inconfidentes)

  • 70 Miles (Borda da Mata)

  • 80 Miles (Tocos do Mogi)

  • 100 Miles (Estiva)

  • 120 Miles (Paraisopolis)

  • 135 Miles (Luminosa)

  • 150 Miles (Paraisopolis

Read the Brazil135 Ultra Journey 2025 regulations for more details.

9. Runner's Kit :

  • Every registered and paid runner will receive, at the pre-race meeting, a runner's kit, containing the following items:

  • An Official Brazil135 Ultra Journey 2025 T-Shirt;
    A Runner's Passport (if the runner does not already have one) with a 1-year subscription for vinyl race logo stickers;
  • A link for the E-Book - “2024 Logbook”, with the narrative of the runners who participated in the 20 years of creation of the Brazil135 Ultra Journey (2005-2024)

  • A Brazil135 Ultra Journey 2025 bag

  • An event control bracelet giving access to the Technical Congress lunch for the runner and each registered member of the support team;

  • 2 units of Bibs (read the regulations to find out more details about bib numbers).

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