MXAlps

The Rivieria by the ridges

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 MXALPS 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!

Practical Information

Departure & Podium

Saturday July 25th at 8am from Montreux, Place du Marché

Podium at 6:30pm

Refreshment stations

Cergniaulaz, Col de Jaman, Col de Chaude, La Tinière, Sautodoz, les Hauts de Caux

Maximum Time

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

Mandatory equipment

Water reserve (1 litre minimum), waterproof jacket with a hood (10'000 mm/h), headlamp with spare batteries,  personal beaker, survival blanket, whistle, food reserve, long running trousers (leggings or a combination of leggings and long socks allowed), warm long-sleeved shirt (arm sleeves allowed), mobile phone working in Switzerland turned on

Recommended equipment

Gloves, spare T-shirt, cap or bandana, sunglasses, 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
CHF 89.- until 31 May, then CHF 99.-
 
Special fees for the "Espoirs" category
CHF 79.- until 31 May, then CHF 89.-

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