MXAlps

55 km and 4'200 m D+

Would you mind a visit of the most beautiful alpine range of the Vaud Riviera?

Did you already dream about running along the whole range of ridges and summits that oversee Montreux?

The MXALP lets you achieve this in one, unforgettable day.

You will start from Montreux for some 55 km and 4200 m positive elevation, and will run through almost all the summits, along an authentic and fantastic trail path. The gorgeous view of Lake Leman from the Cubly, the Mont-Blanc sight from the Cape aux Moines, the beautiful scenery of the Vaud Alps from the Rochers de Naye, the Perthuis d'Aveneyre or the Malatraix ridge will be with you all along this demanding trail.

Let yourself be tempted! And we did not tell you all yet. It will be breathtaking!

Information

See the map* GPX Profile

* Route is subjet to change

Withdrawal of bib numbers

Friday July 26th from 5pm until 9pm and Saturday 27th July from 5.30am until 7.30am at the Market Square in Montreux.

Warning: mandatory equipment will be controlled with ID card

Departure

Saturday July 27th at 8am from Montreux, Place du Marché

Refreshment stations

Sonloup, Col de Jaman, Les Rochers de Naye, Sonchaux, Les Hauts de Caux

Maximum Time

Col de Chaude: after 8 hours (4pm on Saturday)
Sonchaux: after 11 hours (7pm on Saturday)

Mandatory equipment

A working headlamp with an extra set of replacement batteries, a survival blanket (2.10 x 1.40m), a whistle, a waterproof jacket, an adhesive elastic band (strapping), a cell phone working in Switzerland, a reserve of water (min. 1 l.), food reserve, a long-sleeved T-shirt (Armsleeves allowed), long running tights (or a combination of leggings and calf sleeves are accepted), cup.

Recommended equipment

A replacement headlamp, a head protection (a cap or Buff or bandana), gloves, a replacement t-shirt, sun glasses, sun screen.

Personal belongings
Participants may drop off their personal belongings at the start in Montreux on Saturday morning, and pick them up upon arrival.
 
The organizer declines any responsibility in case of loss, damage or theft of any valuable item
Difficulty

★ ★ ★ A wonderful first experience of long distance trail and a challenging race for runners accustomed to half-marathon or marathon distances (ITRA, 3 points).

Fees

Launching price: 79 CHF until December 9th 2018

89 CHF until June 1st, 2019

99 CHF until July 24th, 2019, midnight

No on-site registration

Transports

Free shuttle organized from 5.30am on Saturday between the free parking in Villeneuve (la Tronchettaz) and Montreux, Place du Marché, until Sunday morning 6am.

Parking

Free parking in Villeneuve, Route de la Tronchettaz, is recommanded (5km from Montreux and 1.5km from A1 Highway Exit).

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