MORE THAN 800 YET!
End of February there are more than 800 runners who have confirmed their subscriptions, and among them more than 300 are in for the new X-Alpine. Lot of thanks to all of you!
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Antoine Guillon answers our fans
Antoine Guillon, winner of the 2013 edition, will answer your questions (in French please) and give you precious advices to make the best of your 2014 X-Alpine.
" the specifity of this Ultra is really the high number of alpine passes, with steep slopes. Preparation must be centered on..."
Dawa Sherpa in Sotchi
Dawa Sherpa is now taking part to the Olympic Games in Sotchi. He is enrolled for the cross country skiing 15km race and carried the Nepalese flag during the opening ceremony. Dawa is mainly known for his incredible talent in trail running. he was the first athlete to win the Traversée, finishing ex-equo with his nephew, in 2009.
Trailers, who are you?
A first socio-economical study about trail runners has just been published by the "Think Tank Trail" group. Some interesting results that we hurried to check and illustrate to better share them with you.
Julien Chorier joins Hoka team
After a very good 2013 season, J. Chorier decided to join our partner's team, HOKA. Aware of the advanced technology and the ambitions of this brand, Julien Chorier wished to have a new start in his passion for trail running. From this season and during 3 years, he will be the leader in the Hoka team. By the same time he will also take part to the development of the Hoka trail Community in Europe.
Support an association
For the 2014 editions we suggest you to support the Sport Handicap association, which which help handicaped teenagers and adults to practice sport.
Become a member of the Verbier Saint-Bernard Trailers Association and support our activities by coming to our Annual General Meeting and by giving us your recommendations about the evolution of the race.
You can buy the 1 :25'000 map of the Boucle Trail track, now permanently marked out, in the local tourist information offices. That way you can discover the track outside of the race, to practice or simply to discover the course with friends and family.