Agenda Summer 2017

Attention, event! The Grand Raid of the Pyrenees Summer celebrates its … 10th edition!
The 10th Grand Raid of the Pyrenees will take place from 23 to 27 August 2017 with four distances and a challenge in 5 stages on the program:

Tour of the Neouvielle: 40 km and 2500 m of D +, departure Saturday 26 to 8h of Saint-Lary-Soulan, max 11h
Tour of the Lakes: 80 km and 5000 m of D +, departure Saturday 26 at 5h from Vielle-Aure, max 25h
Tour of the Circuses: 120 km and 7000 m of D +, departure on Friday 25 at 10h from Piau-Engaly, max 44h
Ultra Tour: 220 km and 13000 m of D +, departure Thursday 24 to 6h of Vielle-Aure, max 72h
Pyrenees Tour Trail (5-stage race): 10 km noon on Wednesday 23, 25 km on Thursday 24 morning, KV (Vertical Kilometer) on Thursday 24 afternoon, 33 km on Friday, 40 km on Saturday

Detailed program under construction …

Wednesday, August 23

15:00 – 21:00: Retrieval of bibs and verification of the bags of the Ultra Tour 220 km and the challenge Pyrenees Tour Trail – Partner Village

17:00 – 21:00: Removal of the Ultra Tour service bags (Préau Ecole)

18:00: Ultra Tour Briefing

18:30 – 20:30: Pasta Party

21:00: departure of the first stage of the Pyrenees Tour Trail from the center of Vielle Aure (Tourist Office)

22:00 – 23:30: Arrival of the first stage of the Pyrenees Tour Trail

Thursday 24 August

06:00: departure of the Ultra Tour from the center of Vielle Aure (Tourist Office)

7:30: Transfer shuttles for the start of the second stage of the Pyrenees Tour Trail from Vielle-Aure

09:00: departure of the second stage of the Pyrenees Tour Trail from the center of Piau Engaly

11:00 – 14:00: Arrival of the second stage of the Pyrenees Tour Trail from the center of Piau Engaly

13:00 – 14:00: return of the runners of the second stage of the Pyrenees Tour Trail by shuttles from Piau Engaly

15:00 – 16:00: staggered departures (every 20 s in order of classification) of the third stage of the Pyrenees Tour Trail from the center of Vignec

15:30 – 17:30: staggered arrivals of the third stage of the Pyrenees Tour Trail in Pla d’Adet Saint Lary Soulan

16:00 – 17:30: return of the riders of the third stage of the Pyrenees Tour Trail by the Pla d’Adet cable car Saint Lary Soulan

14:00 – 18:00: Removing bibs and checking bags from the Tour des Cirques (Marquee of the race) – Partner Village

17:00 – 20:00: Disposition of the assistance bags of the Tour des Cirques (Préau Ecole)

18:00: Circuit Tour Briefing

18:30 – 20:30: Pasta Party

Friday, August 25

7:00: transport shuttles for the start of the fourth stage of the Pyrenees Tour Trail from Vielle-Aure

08:00: departure of the fourth stage of the Pyrenees Tour Trail from Pla d’Adet

8:30: shuttles for the departure of the Circus Circus from Vielle-Aure

10:00: departure of the Circus Tour from the center of Piau Engaly

12:15 – 17:00: arrivals of the fourth stage of the Pyrenees Tour Trail at the Pic du Midi de Bigorre

12:30 – 17:00: return of the runners of the fourth stage of the Pyrenees Tour Trail by cable car then by shuttles from La Mongie

18:00: arrivals of the first of the Ultra Tour in the center of Vielle Aure

13:00 – 19:00: Removing bibs and checking bags of the Tour des Lacs and the Tour du Néouvielle (Marquee of the race) – Partner Village

18:30 – 20:30: Pasta Party

All night: arrivals of the runners of the Ultra Tour and Circus Tour in the center of Vielle Aure

Saturday 26 August

02:00: arrivals of the first Circuit Tour in the center of Vielle Aure

05:00: Departure from the Tour des Lacs from the center of Vielle Aure (Tourist Office)

06:00 – 07:30: Removing bibs and checking bags of the Tour du Néouvielle (place to be defined)

07:00 – 08:00: Departures from the 5th stage of the Pyrenees Tour Trail on the Tour du Néouvielle from the center of Saint Lary Soulan (Tourist Office), in the order of the previous day’s classification

08:00: Departure of the Tour of Neouvielle from the center of Saint Lary Soulan (Tourist Office)

11:30: Arrival of the first of the fifth stage of the Pyrenees Tour Trail on the Place de Vielle-Aure

12:30: Arrival of the first Tour du Neouvielle on the Place de Vielle-Aure

15:00: Arrival of the first of the Tour des Lacs on the Place de Vielle-Aure

16:00: Return of the bags base life Ultra Tour and Circus Tower

20:00: Arrival of the last Tour du Néouvielle

20:00: Award ceremony of the Tour du Neouvielle and the Pyrenees Tour Trail (Place de Vielle-Aure)

All day and all night: arrival of the runners of the Ultra Tour, the Tour des Cirques and the Tour des Lacs in the center of Vielle Aure

Sunday, August 27

06:00: Arrival of the last Finishers Ultra Tour, Tour of the Circuses and Tour of the Lakes

10:00 – 12:00: Presentation of the awards (Place de Vielle-Aure)

12:15: Buffet closing of the Grand Raid of the Pyrenees in the presence of all partners and volunteers