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The Big Race – 65km

Sunday 11th of July 2021
5:30 am

6 refreshments

Fee
From 56€ to 75€

DEPARTURE : LA MURE
FINISH LINE : TREFFORT NAUTICAL BASE

Course
65km
3 300m d+

 

THE BIG RACE – 65km

 
 
 

The registrations for the 2021 edition are opened ! Be careful, bibs are limited to 750 participants !

The 65km trail race is a qualifying race for ITRA

Award 4 Points

The Big Race will be part of the Trail Tour National Long

For the 10th edition, the organization offers you a similar trail from 2019. We have obviously maintained the cultural and natural wonders of the local heritage, those who had been really appreciated from past editions.

The departure of the race will take part in La Mure, major town of the Matheysin plateau, then you will run on the ascent of Sénépi at dawn, following up with the ski resort of Signaraux. Then you will discover the beauty of La Pierre Percée (Holed rock), one of the 7 wonders of Dauphiné region.  This will then lead you to La Mine Image, an underground museum of La Mine, following up with the ascent of Connex to discover a panoramic view of Monteynard over the historic railway of Petit Train de la Mure. giving you a wonderful view of the lake and the EDF Dam below you, and the Vercors Mountains!

You will follow the ascent to reach the peaks of TPM, l’Alpage du Sénépi, where a sheperd, his family and his team will welcome you! From there, you will run down to Mayres-Savel before crossing the 2 Himalayan footbridges to get from Matheysine to Trièves. You will enjoy beautiful panoramic views over the lake running on the mountainside of Côte Rouge before the final downhill to Treffort beach where the finish line is.

 

2021 TRAIL RACE

 

The trail of the Big Race 2021 is available!

Check out the trail of The Big Race 65Km by clicking to the link below

65KM TRAIL RACE

The natural spaces we are working on and the people who are taking care of those lands and territories, which you will be crossing for the race, are factors we do not control 100%. Therefore, we sometimes have to make changes to our different routes, which can slightly modify the distance and/or the altitude difference. This distance and altitude difference is therefore given as an indication.

 
 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

 
 
Time and departure5:30 am in La Mure on Sunday 11th of July 2021
 
ArrivalTreffort Beach (Nautical Base)
 
Distance65 km
 
Altitude3 300 m elevation gain
 
Refreshment stations 
  • km 15 (Mine Image)
  • km 22 (Monteynard)
  • km 33 (Les Signaraux)
  • km 42 (Alpage Sénépi)
  • km 48 (Mayres Savel village)
  • km 58 (Ebron footbridge)
  • Arrival

We remind you that we will not give you glasses on refreshment stations (during the race and at the finish line). You need to have your personal glass

 
Finish line closure
  • At the refreshment station of Mine Image (km 15) at 8:30am
  • At the refreshment station of Signaraux (km 33) at 12:00
  • At the refreshment station of Mayres Savel village (km 48) at 3:30 pm
  • At the refreshment station of Ebron (km 57) at 5:45 pm
 
Collection bibs
  • Friday 02 July: at the Go Sport Shop in Comboire, Echirolles from 11am to 7pm
  • Friday 09 July: in Treffort (Nautical base) from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Saturday 10 July: in Treffort (Nautical base) from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Sunday 11 July: in La Mure city council from 4:30 am to 5:15 am
 
REGISTRATION FEES
  • 56€ for the first 200 registrants
  • 63€ for the following 250 bibs
  • 68€ for the following 150 bibs
  • 75€ for the remaining bibs
 
Age requirementTo be born in 2001 or before
 
Prize giving ceremonyIn Treffort (Nautical base) at 3:00 pm
 
Equipment 
  • Mandatory equipment: 1,5L tank of water + 1 survival blanket + 1 hat + 1 waterproof jacket + 1 fully charged cellphone + 1 head torch + 1 whistle + 1 food supply + 1 mask + 1 cup
  • Recommended equipment: long stockings (tights)
  • Tolerated equipment: Telescopic poles (must be folded at the departure)
 
Gear depositIn La Mure: it will be possible to leave your bag at the organization staff before the departure that you will be able to collect at the arrival in Treffort
 
Shuttle

Shuttles will be present by the organization to bring you before the race to the departure site, in La Mure. Those shuttles will leave from Treffort Village (meeting point at the free runner parking) at 3:30 am and will bring you to La Mure (Departure Site). It is mandatory to book the shuttle online, while you register for the race, the fee is €10/ person. Reservations for this shuttle can be made online until June the 20th, 2021.

To reach the ‘Parking Coureurs’ (which is the Free runners parking) in Treffort Village, please check out GETTING TO DEPARTURE / PARKING LOTS