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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!


New Trail

GPX See the map

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.

Departure & Podium

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

Podium at 18:30pm

Refreshment stations


Cergniaulaz, Col de Jaman, Sonchaux, Col de Chaude, La Chevalleyre, les Hauts de Caux

Maximum Time


Col de Chaude: after 8 hours (4pm on Saturday)
Sonchaux: after 11 hours (7pm on Saturday)
Montreux: after 16 hours (midnight on Sunday)

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. Sticks are allowed.

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

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

Prize Money

The prize money is divided equally between men and women (CHF 2,000.-) for a total of CHF 4,000.-.

1st place: CHF 800.-
2nd place: CHF 550.-
3rd place: CHF 350.-
4th place: CHF 200.-
5th place: CHF 100.-


CHF 89.- until May 31st 2020, then CHF 99.-

Special fees for the "Espoirs" category
CHF 79.- until May 31st 2020, then CHF 89.-


Free shuttle organized from 5.30am on Saturday between the free parking in Villeneuve (la Tronchenaz) and Montreux, Place du Marché, until Sunday morning 1am.


Free parking in Villeneuve, Route de la Tronchenaz, is recommanded (5km from Montreux and 1.5km from A1 Highway Exit). A free shuttle is organized throughout the day between that parking and the Place du Marché in Montreux.

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