In 1999, a small group of adventurous runners met at the shores of the beautiful Lake Hovsgol in Northern Mongolia for the first ever Mongolia Sunrise to Sunset 100km trail…
You cannot feel further away from the hectic, modern world: Wild horses, yaks, untouched nature, some shamanic “Ovoos” and a few Mongolian gers here and there. Every year since 1999,…
How deep blue can a lake be? How many different shades of green can there be? Discover the answers as you explore the stunning, untouched wilderness in northern Mongolia.
Adventure and thrill seekers, heads up! The 17th Mongolia Sunrise to Sunset takes place in the week of 1 to 8 August 2015. Gathering from all corners of the world at the shores of Lake Hovsgol in Northern Mongolia, runners can look forward to another exciting 42km and 100km ultra trail run like no other. Expect to be dazed by sights, smells, sounds, tastes and various experiences of this rustic land.
With scenic steep hills, windblown lowlands, craggy mountains, marshy forests and spectacular views over mighty Lake Hovsgol, the Mongolia Sunrise to Sunset 42km and 100km ultra marathon truly offers pure wilderness to the participants. It is one of the most remote races worldwide.
Come run the steppes where the Great Khan of the Mongol Empire once rode! Dine on authentic Mongolian cuisine the day before the race from a menu written in the same traditional script that Temüjin himself probably used! Xiwuqi is approximately a 3-hour drive from the airport in Xilinhaote, but you will feel much farther away than that as you traverse the sand trails and lush grassland around this historic Mongolian community.
In August 2014, adventure seeking runners from all over the world will gather at the shores of mighty Lake Hovsgol in Northern Mongolia for a very special experience: the 16th Mongolia Sunrise to Sunset 42km and 100km ultra trail marathon.