Whalers’ Great Route Ultra-Trail®

The Whalers’ Great Route Ultra-Trail® is an amazing course situated in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, in the Azores Portugal, on the island of Faial. With 118K and 5000m of positive slope, this challenging ultra-trail captures nature at its best!

The expansive view to the ocean and the majestic volcanic crater that formed this island, and the historical passages of the ancient whalers tell the story of this land and its people.


The main race of the Whalers’ Great Route Ultra-Trail® (WGRUT) is the one that carries the name of the event, with 118k, and it takes place between the 7th and 9th of May, 2021. Besides the main race, you can also choose among 1 more ultra-trail and 3 trail running races that will certainly amaze you.


For further information go to Azores Trail Run