If you’re a fan of trail running then the Marathon du Mont Blanc is the ultimate challenge. Covering 42kms and climbing over 2,000 metres, this high-altitude race is for the super-fit!
An annual event, the Chamonix marathon takes place every June and attracts thousands of competitors and spectators. There are a number of extra events held throughout the weekend, enabling everyone to get involved in the Marathon du Mont Blanc.
TRAIL in semi-autonomy. A route with a distance of 83.7 km and a vertical gain of 5960m (reference : ITRA). Two fallback paths : the first one in case of excessive snow conditions (84km and about 6000m of vertical gain); the second one in case of very bad conditions weather preventing rescue helicopter (78km and about 5000 of vertical gain). Limited to 1000 participants. Open from the category "hope".
TRAIL in semi-autonomy. Distance of 41.6km coupled with a positive vertical gain of 2760m, and a 1704m vertical drop off (reference : ITRA). Open from the category "hope". Limited to 2000 runners.
SHORT TRAIL in semi-autonomy. Distance of 23 km with a positive vertical gain of 1665m, and a 621m vertical drop off (reference : gpx file with 10m vertical threshold). Open from the Junior class. Limited to 1500 runners.
Mont-Blanc Vertical Kilometre
Time Trial. Distance of 3.8 km with a positive vertical gain of 1000m. Open from the Junior class. Limited to 400 runners.
Mont-Blanc 10 KM
Nature race. Distance of 10km on the cross-country ski trails, accessible to all runners regardless of their ability level.
Mont-Blanc Mini Cross
Children's races between 800m - 3km (categories of schools athletics minimal) set in the Bois du Bouchet.
Mont-Blanc Duo Etoile
A new night race for 2017 where teams of two set out running into the night to the Plan d'Aiguille and back over a distance of 19km.
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