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Final few places for Siberian Black Ice Race at £1250

PUBLISHED: 15:38 18 January 2012 | UPDATED: 20:55 20 February 2013

Siberia, March 2012... the infamous Lake Baikal for the world's most terrifying race and the challenge of a lifetime

Final few places for Siberian Black Ice Race at 1250

Siberia, March 2012 the infamous Lake Baikal for the worlds most terrifying race and the challenge of a lifetime

Race the worlds oldest and deepest lake in Siberia this March and take on the worlds finest adventure athletes are you ready for the challenge?

Tony Martin, CEO of EWR, describes the race as Longer than England, colder than vodka and harder than granite.

EWR announces today your last chance to guarantee a place on the worlds first, multi-discipline Siberian Black Ice Race across Lake Baikal - the ultimate winter endurance event at a last minute rate of just 1,250 for the first 25 applicants only. The official closing date for final received payment is Tuesday, January 31. This includes a Trans Siberian Express finale for all Marathon entrants* (*terms and conditions apply.)

Availability is strictly limitedflights, VISAs and accommodation are not included. Please see or call 01285 860 440 for further information and help in arranging any aspect of your trip.

To compete, you must be self-sufficient on the ice with temperatures as low as -40 degrees C and winds of up to 200km/h and can choose between either the 155 mile Sprint or 379-mile Marathon by bike, ski, foot, kite-ski and kite buggy.

Taking place on the worlds oldest and deepest ice lake in March 2012 and billed as the worlds most terrifying race, over the course of three weeks you will have the opportunity to conquer this unique tormented lake

Start your journey in the ancient Cossack city of Irkutsk and compete in one of the worlds most beautiful wildernesses. This is an entirely new category of endurance racing and your chance to experience the unique challenge of racing on ice in Siberia.

Once finished, you will have the opportunity to complete your Siberian experience with a memorable journey on the legendary Trans-Siberian Express* (* for Marathon entrants). As the longest and most iconic rail journey in the world, the Trans-Siberian is one of the great adventures in travel. Winding through vast wildernesses, magical landmarks and a myriad of cultures, there is no better way to cap what is set to be one of the most epic experiences on the planet.

Summary of race dates and information:

Dates: March 16, 2012: Pre-race enrolment, kit inspection, race rules and registration. March 17, 2012: Race Start

Start Time: 09.00 tbc

Duration: Siberian Black Ice Race Marathon: 14 days cut off/Siberian Black Ice Sprint: 7 days cut off

Distances: Siberian Black Ice Race Marathon: 379 miles/Siberian Black Ice Sprint: 155 miles

Open Class: Male, Female

Designed For: Experienced adventurers looking to push their limits

Disciplines: Walk, Cycle, Run, Ski, skate, kite ski and kite buggy

*Offer applies for race entry ONLY to both race formats. Flights, accommodation, transfers not included. Prices are subject to change and availability is strictly limited.

Closing date for final received payment is January 31, 2012. For further information, terms and further details or for any aspect of support in co-ordinating your travel arrangements please call +44 (0) 1285 860 440


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