AlUla is the World’s Masterpiece. A journey through time on the legendary Incense Road, visitors today can encounter open-air galleries of deep history and living memory, with the art of ancient people and architectural monuments exhibited in its landscape. This heritage – including the UNESCO World Heritage Site Hegra – is set within a spectacular environment including dramatic canyons, sweeping deserts and a vibrant oasis.
In 2020, EcoTrail AlUla was the first event of its kind in Saudi Arabia – bringing together sport, heritage and nature for over 600 participants in four categories: 10k, 45k, 83k and 10k hike. 61 nationalities were represented, 30% of which were women.
EcoTrail AlUla returns in 2022. On Friday 18th and Saturday 19th March, participants can choose their own sporting adventure in the landscapes of history.
For Ultra Runners, participants can race distances of 80km or 50km. A medium distance format of 25km, and a 10km trail are further options. Participants can also choose to walk or hike a 10km route.
Two special events will take place on Friday 18th March - a memory making Sunset Run, and a Children’s Race.
During EcoTrail 2022 AlUla will be celebrating AlUla Moments – a special season of activation delivering extraordinary experiences of art, heritage and nature including performances, exhibitions and dining across AlUla’s stunning landscapes.