In honoring all former traditions of this 50-mile foot race, cash prizes are awarded to the top finishers and vales are awarded to all Raramuri runners.
Tarahumara runners completing each loop of the race receive vouchers which provides maize, beans, rice, flour and non-GMO seed corn for their families. This reward ensures nutritional sustenance to both the physical and cultural survival of the Raramuri people.
The celebration will also include the Corrida de los Caballitos Kids’ Run on March 1, 2014, a race for the children of the Canyons, awarding to everyone finisher medals and shirts.
The Ultra Caballo Blanco (Also known as Copper Canyon Ultramarathon or CCUM) is Directed by Mas Locos: ultrarunners La Mariposa Maria Walton and ultrarunner and philanthropic race director, Josue Stephens, also founder and director of the Fuego y Agua Ultras in Nicaragua.
Please review all Registration Details on http://www.ultracb.com/register/