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Chamonix: the Mont Blanc Marathon 2017

Editorial
May 11, 2017
Chamonix: the Mont Blanc Marathon 2017

From 22nd to 25th June 2017, go in Chamonix for the Mont Blanc Marathon. During four days, the valley will vibrate to the rhythm of the trail event, gathering eight races.

Coming from all over the world, runners will have the choice of running different distances. With family or friends, come push your limits on the trails of the valley of Chamonix.

 

Mont Blanc Marathon 2017

 

The 2017 Mont Blanc Marathon from Chamonix

Organized by the association of the Sports Club of Chamonix, the Mont-Blanc Marathon has grown considerably in recent years. In order to allow as many people as possible to participate, the event offers 8 races:

  • 80km of the Mont Blanc,
  • 42km of the Mont Blanc,
  • 23km of the Mont Blanc,
  • Vertical KM of the Mont Blanc,
  • Starry Duo,
  • Young Race Marathon,
  • 10 km of the Mont Blanc,
  • Mini cross of the Mont Blanc (800m to 3km reserved for children according to their age categories).

Thus, the participants will find THE race adapted to their level and enjoy the unique environment of the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc valley.

 

Program of the Mont Blanc Marathon 2017

Friday 23 June 2017

Place of the Triangle de l’Amitié

80 KM OF THE MONT-BLANC

04:00 am: Departure of the 80KM DU MONT-BLANC

02:30 pm: 1st arrivals from the 80km of Mont-Blanc

 

KM VERTICAL OF THE MONT BLANC

02 :00 pm: Departure of the KM Vertical

08:30 pm: Presentation of prizes

 

Saturday 24 June 2017

23KM OF THE MONT BLANC

Paragliding area

08:00 am: Departure of the 23km of the Mont-Blanc

10:00 am: Departure of Mini Cross (departures according to categories)

01:00 pm: Departure of the 10km of the Mont-Blanc (departure in four waves)

 

Awards ceremony Place of Triangle de l'Amitié

04:00 pm: Awards ceremony of the 23km of Mont-Blanc

04:30 pm: Presentation of the Prix du 80km du Mont-Blanc

05:00 pm: Prize giving of the 10km of Mont-Blanc

 

STARRY DUO

09:00 pm: Departure Starry Duo Place of the Triangle de l’Amitié

 

Sunday 25 June 2017

42KM OF THE MONT BLANC

07:00 am: Departure of the 42km of the Mont-Blanc - Place of the Triangle de l’Amitié

10:00 am: Departure of the Young Race Marathon - Le Tour

10:30 – 11:00 am: 1st arrivals of the 42km of Mont-Blanc - Altitude 2000

 

Awards ceremony Place du Triangle de l'Amitié

4:30 pm: Awards ceremony Starry Duo

04:45 pm: Young Race Marathon Awards

05:00 pm: Awards ceremony 42km from Mont-Blanc

 

Now, all you have to do is prepare yourself to participate in the event in the best conditions. Indeed, with races that take place in the mountains, the environment can sometimes be difficult. It is therefore important to get in shape, especially for the 80km of the Mont Blanc 2017.

Remember the date of the Marathon du Mont Blanc 2017: it's June 22nd to 25th!