The Mauna to Mauna Ultra 2017 will take place from 14th to 20th May 2017 on Hawaii Island, USA.
Entry Fee: US$3,500 per individual
Pre-qualification is required for an entry to the Mauna to Mauna Ultra.
The minimum qualification for entry is as follows. Either
1. A successful finish of the Grand to Grand Ultra OR
2. A successful finish of two (2) 50km races in the previous two (2) years OR
3. Accumulation of 6 UTMB points in the previous 2 years
To register, please complete the online application in full.
You will receive an email in due course advising you whether your application has been successful.
A deposit of US$1,000 is then required to confirm your place in your nationality quota. Please note that your deposit must be paid within a week upon receiving an email confirmation of your entry being successful, otherwise your spot in your nationality quota will be released. The Entry Fee balance is payable no later than 14th January 2017. In the event that the Entry Fee is not paid in full by 14th January 2017, a penalty of US$200 is payable and any previously offered discount will be withdrawn so that the full fee becomes payable.
Alternatively the total amount of the Entry Fee may be paid in full at the time of the online application.
Should participants wish to register as a team, then each team member should note this on their application and provide the name of their team. Each team should consist of 3 team members. Please read the additional Rules Relating to Teams under Rules and Regulations.
Please make your payments in one of the following ways.
1. Pay your funds to our account by bank transfer
2. Pay your funds by credit card (please note that there will be a 3.5% commission charge)
In the event that your application is unsuccessful due to the available spots being previously filled, your name will then go on the waiting list without charge and in the order in which it is received. You will be notified if spots become available.
Arrival and Departure - Hawaii Island
Participants will need to arrive on Hawaii Island no later than Thursday, 11th
May 2017. (However, we would encourage participants to arrive earlier in order to acclimatize)
WHAT THE ENTRY FEE INCLUDES:
For the evenings of:
Friday, 12th May
Saturday, 13th May through Friday 19th May: space in a 10-man tent at roving camp site
Saturday, 20th May
Friday, 12th May: transport from Kona International Airport to host hotel
Saturday, 13th May: transport from host hotel to Camp 1
Food & Beverage
Friday, 12th May: Welcome dinner at host hotel
Saturday, 13th May: Breakfast, bag lunch and dinner at Camp 1
Water for the duration of the race
Saturday, 20th May: Lunch at the finish line and Awards Party Dinner at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel
On course medical support
Storage of all luggage during the race
Race course book
Sponsor goodie bag
Registration for 2017 will close on 15th February 2017, or earlier if quotas have been filled.
All participants will receive a refund of the total fees paid to date, less US$500 admin fee, if a cancellation notice has been received by the Organizers by 14th January 2017. No fees will be refunded if any cancellation notice is received after 14th January2017.
All entry fees are non-transferrable and may not be deferred to any future events.
We are delighted to offer the following discounts:
* No discount can be combined with any other discount.
*In the event you enjoy a discount to the full fee, the deposit remains at US$1,000 with the discounted balance falling due by 14th January 2017.
All persons who have previously signed up and paid in full for a previous Grand to Grand event are entitled to a 10% discount off any future events.
Bring a Friend
If you have participated in the Grand to Grand Ultra before and then bring a friend with you, we will give you 20% off your entry fee. If you bring more than one friend with you, we will give you a 20% discount for each friend you bring. So if you bring five friends, your entry will be free!
Just be sure to have your friend put your name down on their online application under “How did you hear about this event?” for you to receive the benefit.
The friend has to be known by the G2G alumni before they submit their application and the friend’s name must be submitted in their online entry application.
In the event that the friend withdraws their application before paying for their entry fee in full, then the discount is also withdrawn.
All persons over the age of 65 will receive a discount of 10%.
All current serving and ex-military personnel will receive a discount of 10%. Please provide a copy of your military ID.
Dual Race Discount
If you sign up for both races at the same time, we will give you a 10% discount off the entry fee to each race.
For the Mauna to Mauna Ultra 2017, the total number of participants will be limited to 100 and a quota is being imposed for each nationality as follows:
Maximum number of entries accepted
USA & Canada
Asia, Australia & New Zealand
Rest of the World
* The Organizers retain the right to change quotas and the total number of participants
M2M 2017 will be applying for the maximum six (6) qualifying points for the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® (UTMB) 2018.