In the case of an answer being in conflict with the regulation, it will prevail what is written in the regulation.


The registration fee payment is done at the time the athlete registers in the race using one of the following cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, which can either be debit or credit.

Payment cards must contain the 3D secure service, otherwise payment may fail.

To participate in MIUT is it necessary to have a qualification race?
Yes, to register in the races MIUT 115, MIUT 85 and MIUT 60 the athlete must have finished a trail-running single stage race between 01-01-2018 and athlete's registration day.

- For the race MIUT 115, the participant must have finished a race with a minimum of 4 ITRA points (International Trail-Running Association).
- For the race MIUT 85, the participant must have finished a race with a minimum of 2 ITRA points (International Trail-Running Association).
- For the race MIUT 60, the participant must have finished a race with a minimum of 1 ITRA point (International Trail-Running Association).

I want to register in MIUT 115, MIUT 85 or MIUT 60, but I still don't have the necessary points. Can I sign up to secure a place and later submit my points?

No. Reservations will not be accepted. You can only register when you already have the required points.

Can someone else run with my race bib?
No. No one may run in place of the person who appears on the list of registered participants.

Can I change my current race to another distance?
Yes. It is allowed to change to another race, provided that there are still available places on that race. This change can only be made up to the 28th of February 2023. If the change is to a race with a higher registration fee, the differential payment will be made based on the values in use on the date of the change. If the change is to a race with a lower registration fee, there will be no return of the difference. No matter the change you want to do there is always an administrative fee of 10,00 €  (Article 3.3 of the regulation).

Can I cancel my registration? 
The participant may at any time request the cancellation of it's registration. When canceling the registration, the participant is no longer entitled to receive the participation kit. Check article 3.3.2 of the regulation for complete information.

When I cancel my registration, am I entitled to a refund?
It depends on when you cancel it. See article 3.3.2 of the regulation for more information.

I am registered for one of the races but I cannot participate this year due to an accident. Can I have my inscription "frozen" for next year?
No, the organization will not "freeze" any of the registrations for future editions. (Article 3.3 of the regulation).

If I don’t participate in the race, do I still have the right to the participant’s kit? How can I get it?
Yes, the participant still have the right to the participant kit, if the registration is not canceled and the kit is claimed no later than May 31th, 2023. The organization can facilitate the sending of the participation kit by postal mail or other means of distribution, upon request by the participant until May 31th, 2023 and after paying all the expenses inherent with shipment (postage box and postage) plus an administrative fee of € 10.00. Shipping will take place within seven working days.

The registrations are sold out, is there any possibility to get a bib?
It may be possible to get a bib if you make a donation or buy an accommodation package. Limited bib's. (article 3.7 of the regulation)

I won’t be 18 years old on the date of the start of the event. Can I participate?
Yes, but only if completing 18 years old till 31st of December of 2023. The regulations of the FPA (Portuguese Athletics Federation), of the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) and of the IAU (International Association of Ultrarunners) don’t allow the participation of under 18 year olds in races with more than 10 km (Article 1.1 of the regulation).


What do I need for the check-in?
You need to present the identification card you used during the registration, the backpack or similar equipment which you will use on the race and indicate the bib number. (Article 3.5.2 of the regulation).

Can someone else do the check-in for me?
No, the check-in must be done by the participant. 

My flight arrives after the closure of the check-in. How can I do it?
Participants who are unable to check in within the scheduled time on April 21st for the reason of late arrival to Madeira may do so later by simply sending an email to the organization requesting for late check-in due to late arrival (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


Are there any transport services?
Yes. The organization will provide transportation from Machico to the start of each race to all participants who request it during check-in. The organization will also provide transportation to the finish area, in case of retirement or if you are retained by the organization. (Article 3.6.1 of the regulation).

Will there be transportation for guests?
No yet decided if this service will be available.

Personal Assistance

Can I have personal assistance during the race?
Yes, but only the participants from the races MIUT 115, MIUT 85, MIUT 60 and MIUT 42 may receive personal assistance given only by one person, duly accredited to do so, and only in the checkpoints previously established by the organization. It is strictly prohibited to get any other external support, including professional assistance (medical, coach, team). (Article 1.5 of the regulations).

How to do the accreditation of the person who will provide personal assistance?
- Participants in the races MIUT 115, MIUT 85, MIUT 60 and MIUT 42 are allowed to receive external aid, only given by the person who presents the ticket/card to access the Personal Assistance zone. This ticket/card will be provided to the participant at the check-in, on request.

Do you have medical assistance during the race?
Yes. There will be medical assistance at aid stations marked in the checkpoints table of each race.

Can I have access to a bag for my personal belongings?
Yes. A bag for changing clothes and / or other items will be provided to the participants in the MIUT 115 and MIUT 85 races, which will be sent to the control, which will be located approximately midway through the race and later to the finish line. For the MIUT 60, MIUT 42 and MIUT 16 races, this bag will be sent directly to the finish line (arrival).

Where should that bag be delivered?
The athletes will deliver their bag at the starting area.

Where do I get my bag that I delivered at the start?
The bag can be lifted in the arrival zone upon bib presentation. However, the bag will only be delivered on the last day at the time set in the event program. It may be lifted before, if it is already in the bag collection area.

Accident insurance

Am I covered by any insurance during the race?
Yes. The organization has civil liability and personal accidents insurance that covers all the participants. (Article 2.13 of the regulation).

How should I proceed in case of an accident during the race?
You must contact immediately the organization, through the emergency number which will be printed on your race bib. The organization will refer you to the medical institution best suited to your problem. (Article 2.13 of the regulation).


What must I do in case of retirement?
You can only pull out of the race on the checkpoints. The athlete who wants to give up, need to get to the checkpoint and then inform the organization of his/her decision. In case of an accident or injury in which the participant remains immobilized and unable to get to a checkpoint, he/she should activate the rescue operation by contacting the organization. (Article 2.7 of the regulation)


What are the checkpoints?
Checkpoints are points of mandatory passage and are located in areas described by the organization. On the checkpoints the time of passage of each athlete is registered, and in some cases there is some food and drinks to be consumed on-site by those participating. (Article 2.7 of the regulation)

What food I can find in a checkpoint with supplies?
There will be checkpoints with only beverages and others with food and beverages.

Solids: banana, orange, figs, tomatoes, potatoes chips, bars of cereals, cake, chocolate, nutella, jam, cheese, bread, bread toast, biscuits of water and salt, peanuts, olives, salt and soup.

Liquids: water, water with gas, drink isotonic, pepsi cola, coffee and tea.
Only water will be provided to fill the tanks and other containers of the participants.

Time barriers

What is a time barrier?
It is the time limit for the passage of the athletes on checkpoint. The barriers have been calculated so that the participants can reach the finish line in the designated time limit, including possible stops (rest, supplies, etc.). (Article 2.5 of the regulation)

Is there any tolerance in a time barrier?

Is the time barrier intended only for entry into the checkpoint?
No, in order to be allowed to continue, athletes must leave the checkpoint before the time barrier. (Article 2.5 of the regulation)

If I get to the checkpoint some seconds before the time barrier, I can proceed?
Yes you can. You should only register your passage and continue the race. You can’t stay at the checkpoint.

Can I be barred from continuing in the race if I am still at the checkpoint at the time of activation of the time barrier? Even if I arrived 10 minutes before?
Yes, you will be barred from continuing and, consequently, you will be disqualified. You have to leave the checkpoint before the activation of the time barrier.

If I am stopped from the race, can I continue?
You can do so through the delivery of a portion of the race bib, detachable for that effect, and continue on your own responsibility and in complete autonomy. (Article 2.5 of the regulation)


I am one of the winners but I can’t be on the awards ceremony. Can I receive it afterwards?
Yes. But you will have to assume all the expenses of its shipping by mail or other means of distribution.

Do all the races have prizes for all the finishers?Y
Yes. The finisher award is given out right after the conclusion of the race.

Does MIUT give qualification for UTMB?
No, it does not

Does MIUT give qualification for UTMB World Series Events?
Yes it does.


Is there a meal for the athletes at the end of the race?
Yes. All athletes, finishers or not, are entitled to a meal.

Will there be meals for guests?

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