EXPO & BIB collection information

Published: April 19, 2018

This update contains important information regarding the EXPO day on the 28-Apr-2018, Saturday.

EXPO Venue: EAGLES DARE ADVENTURES, Thalayathimund, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643002 (location map), located 2.5 km away from Ooty Charring Cross towards Kotagiri.

Shuttle buses will bring you to the Eagles Dare Adventure park

EXPO timings: 4:00 pm to 7:15 pm

EXPO Events: Collect your BIB, dinner coupons, goody bag, visit the Tea Museum, adventure park, watch a small cultural performance, listen to the race day presentation etc.,- enjoy the evening with your friends, family, and other runners and brace yourself for the race day.

Find the attached image for more details.

What should I bring with me?

You MUST bring your Photo ID card. Your BIB will not be issued if you do not show a valid government-issued photo id. If you can't come there personally you can send an authorization mail from your registered mail address to your friend who will be collecting the BIB on your behalf. At the venue, you will sign the waiver form.

How to reach the Expo venue?

From 3:45 pm-4:15 pm shuttles buses will depart at regular intervals (4 buses in total) from Preethi Classic Towers in Ooty (location here). You are requested to reach Preethi Classic Towers and make use of this facility.

Optionally you can take an autorickshaw or taxi or drive down if you are coming here on your own. There are regular buses going towards Kotagiri, Doddabetta, Kappachi, Kagguchi etc., you will have to board them at the Charing Cross and carefully get down at the Tea Museum/Eagles Dare Adventures stop or at the 1st hairpin bend.

Love running the day before the OOTYULTRA? of course, you can come there running the last 2 km up the hill :) we would love to see you on your running gear even on the day of the expo!

How to get back to Ooty town or to the Preethi Classic Towers for the Pre-Race dinner?

After the final race day briefing (at 7.15 pm), the shuttle buses will bring you back to Preethi Classic Towers. The buses will not get into the Ooty town.

Haven't bought the dinner coupons yet? Follow the link to buy now Questions? write to coachkay@kfita.in

Coach Kay