XXL-Race

 

Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 of october
This race will brind you 5 ITRA pts

 

Km D1

Km D2

m of ascent

Runners

Race usefull links

Detailed race informations

Bib collection

To collect your bib you will have to present an ID with your photo.
In order to make the bibs collection fast, you will have time slots to collect it according to the race your participate. Details are available on the dedicated page.

Saturday morning departures: MaXi, R-Race

Practical information:

  • We differentiate between waves and SAS starts:
    - A starting wave corresponds to a starting time
    - For each wave, there can be 1 or 2 SAS in order to distribute the runners within the starting wave according to their level and to fluidify the starts.
  • The SAS are automatically constituted based on your performance index as of May 02, 2022
  • Your race time will start when you cross the start line.
  • Time barriers are calculated on the start time of the last wave.

Start time schedule:

  • 2:50 am: Start of wave 1 consisting of:
    - SAS 1: between 30 and 50 elite runners (index above 778 for men and 601 for women)
    - SAS 2 : 500 runners with an index above 535
  • 3h00 : Start of the wave 2 made of :
    - SAS 3: all the runners of the R-Race whatever the performance index
    - SAS 4: about 400 runners with an index between 460 and 534
  • 3:10 : Start of wave 3 made up of SAS 5 : about 500 runners with an index below 533

Start of the Marathon-Experience

Practical information:

  • We differentiate between waves and SAS:
    - A starting wave corresponds to a starting time
    - For each wave, there can be 1 or 2 SAS in order to distribute the runners within the starting wave according to their level and to fluidify the starts.
  • The SAS are automatically constituted by our timing software based on your performance index as of May 02, 2022
  • Your race time will start when you cross the start line.
  • Time barriers are calculated on the start time of the last wave.

Start schedule:

  • 8:30 am: Start of wave 1 consisting of
    - SAS 1: Approximately 30 runners with an index above 650 for men and 603 for women
    - SAS 2: Approximately 450 runners with an index between 649 and 450
  • 8:40 am: Start of wave 2 consisting of SAS 3: 400 runners with an index between 449 and 283
  • 8:50 am: Start of wave 3 made up of SAS 4: 166 runners who no longer have an index but have already been referenced in the last 10 years.
  • 9:00 am: Start of wave 4 made up of SAS 5: 380 runners who have never had an index

 

Information about the assistance areas

The assistance areas are the only places where an accompanying person can come to refuel and help a runner. They are located near the refreshement points. Except these specific places indicated above, any other assistance is prohibited even between runners.
In these areas, you can pick and drop anything you want between the green panel (zone entry) and the red panel (zone exit). When you leave this zone, remember to leave with all the mandatory equipment.
The accompanying persons who make the assistance will not be authorized to "enter" the "covered" area used for the runners refreshment points. This rule applies to all the runners, including elite runners.
The accompanying persons must be masked

Information about refreshment points

You will find details of the place of the refreshment points on the board above.
To have the details of the food present at the refreshment points, we invite you to consult the dedicated page.
Please note that the refreshment points are only available for the runners and not for the accompanying persons.
On the R-Race, refreshment points are only available for the runner who have just finished his relay before he has changed his clothes. Runners starting their relay will not be allowed to access to the refreshment points.

Drop bag information

Drop bag service is available for Ultra, XXL and XL-Race.
On the XXL and XL-Race, due to the absence of the bivouac option in 2021, we offer to the runners the possibility to carry on reservation a 90L bag instead of your dropbag. Detailed information can be found in the dedicated section of these pages.

Drop bags are to be dropped off on Friday when you collect your bib.
The points where you will find your drop bag on the race are indicated on the bord above.
After your race, on the Ultra-Race you will be able to collect your drop bag from Saturday 1pm to Sunday 12am
On the XXL and XL-Race, you will be able to drop off the drop bags before the start of the race on day 2

Rules to respect for dropbags:

  • You can only use the bag provided by the organization when you will collect your bib (size 40 x 35 x 15 cm)
  • This bag closes with a zipper, but do not overload it.
  • Drink or fragile things are forbidden. The organization is not responsible in case of breakage or loss.
  • Nothing should protrude from the bag.
  • If you put sticks on the bag, fold them and protect the tips.
  • To collect your dropbag during and after the race, you will need to present your bib.
  • Don't forget them after your race, no bags will be sent back by post.

Transport of bag for the night from saturday to sunday for XL and XXL-Race

The bivouac option that was previously offered is not available this year because the Doussard gymnasium is no longer accessible due to the damage caused by last year's storm. However, for XL and XXL runers, we can carry a bag of 90-litres and 15 kilos maximum in Doussard or Giez instead of their Dropbag.

On day 1, runners will have to let this bag in place of the dropbag bag when you collect your bib. You will find it at the end of your first day : Giez for the XXL-Race or Doussard for the XL-Race.
On day 2, runners will have to let this bag before the start of the race in Doussard and will be abble to picked up at the MaXi-Village.

As there is a limited place, if you are interested by this option please fill the form :  https://forms.gle/cGvwqgt9KNKobZKz8

Mandatory equipment - Can be adjust 15 days before the event

The equipment will not be checked at the delivery of the numbers, but will be randomly checked at the start, during the event and at the finish.

1/ Basic pack for all :

  • Suitable shoes (trail shoes) - if it's muddy think to have shoes with big enough studs, not in "slick" otherwise it slips.
  • Survival blanket in its original packaging and uncut.
  • Charged cell phone - with the LiveRun application activated:
    Apple: https://apps.apple.com/fr/app/liverun-by-livetrail/id1265092866
    Android : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.livetrail.livetrailrunning&hl=fr&gl=US
  • Whistle
  • Visible bib (to be placed on the front of the runner. A second additional electronic chip will be attached to the back of your backpack).
  • Food (at least a gel or just in case - up to you, but probably more if you are on a long distance!!!...).
  • Water :
    - 0.75 liter container minimum or 2 flasks of 0.5 liter --> up to you, but for the vast majority of you, you will surely need more. 1,5l to 2 liters (even more for some) are advised at the start of each Rav and water point !!! There will be no water brought up in a car or 4x4 in the mountains, so be prepared.
  • Sticks allowed

2 / In addition to the basic pack you will need for :

Short-Race, Femina-Race, R-Race SEPas Impossible :
Basic pack +

R-Race SEP not Impossible
Basic pack +
Headlamp in operation for :
- 1st runner: 2h30 at night
- and according to the departure time for the 4th runner --> after 5pm, headlamp on the head of the Rav3 of Villard-Dessus/
Model that goes well: https://www.i-run.fr/electronique/Lampe-frontale-eclairage_c1010/Petzl_m106/Petzl-Iko-Core_Petzl_fiche_97060.html

Marathon-Race and Marathon-eXperience
Basic pack +

MaXi-Race of 87km :
Basic pack +

Warning!!!
The prefecture of Haute-Savoie can ask us to oblige you to run with a Cold Weather Kit (in addition to the compulsory packs) until 24 hours before the start!

  • Cold weather kit
    The activation of this kit will be decided at the latest 24 hours before the event according to the weather conditions.
    This kit includes: 1 long-sleeved upper body layer like a fleece + 1 long stocking + 1 pair of long gloves + 1 head covering (buff or cap) and a "high waterproof and breathable" jacket (for those who did not have it in the mandatory list).