Registration opens on Jan 14th, 2019.
Echappée Belle is a unique ultra trail running in the Alps! It offers a really fun trail experience in mountain haven with mind-blowing views across all Belledonne range, with 40 km section non-stop at more than 2000m altitude, and only few little sections descending down to the valley. This race is an unforgettable experience for an ultra-trailer!
Echappée Belle is the race well known for its wilderness, its mountain spirit, and majestic skylines: mountain lakes, breathtaking mountain ridges, and unforgettable landscapes.
Echappee Belle is all in one: it attracts, it fascinates, it scares… and every year more and more runners from all around the world come to take this challenge on. Six years later its first edition, it became a major race in mountain trails world in Europe and worldwide.
Three races in altitude throughout the wild, steady and rocky Belledonne mountain range to live a unique experience!
- Echappée Belle Intégrale, 144 km and 11100m elevation, solo or with pacer, from Vizille to Aiguebelle, for big funs of high altitude challenges. Very technical and demanding race with extremely challenging positive elevation. It can be done from in about 27h for first finishers, to up to 56h for last finishers. This ultra-trail is a real fun for experienced trailers who love stunning and challenging terrain.
- The North Crossing, 85 km and 6050m elevation solo from Pleynet/Les 7 Laux to Aiguebelle, for sky-run-wild-terrain lovers. This race offers a great opportunity to discover the North face of Belledonne range by day and by night and its mythic Moretan Pass (be ready for 1500m ascent and 1500m descent in a raw!).
- The Ridge Track, 57km and 4100m elevation, solo. 360° panoramic views across amazing Alps guaranteed. First half of this race is very technical and demanding. It can be a bit of a chllenge. Second part is definitely more enjoyable. For confident mountain trailers! Please note that the itinerary might be subject to change.
Save the date: Registration opens on Jan 14th, 2019 on www.lechappeebelledonne.com/fr/inscription/
For sake of security and well-being of trailers, number of participants is limited to 500 per race, and 100 addition places reserved for pacers of the Intégrale 144km race.
“You have to target only one specific trail in order to stay focused while training. If you have to choose, choose this one – it really worth it, and it is gorgeous!” Sébastien Raichon, 2nd finisher of 144km race in 2018.