6 – A mind and a body you’ll forge
Physical, agility and resistance aspect are the key points of these technical tracks. Train your suppleness, proprioception, you’ll come out less worn. Quick and simple relaxation movementat the top of each pass will help you to save time. A tonic trunk (cladding) will save you from many worries. On the mental side, forge positive images (memories of arrival lines, moments of solidarity). For music lovers, associate them as much as possible with songs that you can listen again during the race.
7 – The race gestion you won’t disregard!
Everybody is different with gestion, some basics however are offered by the iad station with beds, soap…..abuse it as soon as possible. A non-stop race in Belledonne is very elitist approach. Slow speed preserve the alimentary canal, so you should be hungrier than on other fast races, and you must have the possibility to eat, so enjoy it with good reason.
8 – Volunteer and landscape will be delight you
In Belledonne we’ve the feeling of welcome, the people of this mountain are full lot ressources to offer you, enjoy!
The landscapes crossed aren’t insignificant, let yourself be carried!
9 – The mountain and your body you’ll respect!
Needless to say again, any cut of trail and trash will be disqualifying.
Moreover your safety is our priority, but it also should be yours. We invite you to take responsability because althought everything is done to make you share Belledonne in very good conditions, mountain remains mountain, with its uncertainties.
10 – And finally your speed marker you’ll forget
Belledonne wins at the amazing speed of 5 km/h. The first 60 kilometers are run on the speed average of 6km/h by the best, and some descents are lower than the climbs. You are on the realm of slowness…..but all those slowness will transcend you!
We would like to finish with a citation which may have been born in Belledonne:
“we don’t climb the mountain, they’re the mountain that raise us”
Good trip to all
The Echappee Belle Team