Grand Raid des Pyrénées 18 au 22 août 2021

Detailed program

The 13th Grand Raid of the Pyrenees
will take place
from 20 to 23 August 2020
On the program: 5 distances

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  • Tour du Néouvielle : 40 km and 2300m D+, starts Friday 21th at 8hr from Saint Lary, maximum 12h
  • Tour de la Gela : 40 km and 3200m D+, starts Saturday 22nd at 7hr from Piau-Engaly, maximum 12h
  • Tour des Lacs : 80 km and 5000m D+, starts Saturday 22nd at 5hr from Vielle-Aure, maximum 25h
  • Tour des Cirques : 120 km and 7000m D+, starts Friday 21th at 10hr from Piau-Engaly, maximum 44h
  • Ultra Tour : 160 km and 10000m D+, starts Friday 21th at 6hr from Vielle-Aure, maximum 49h

Thursday 20th 

14:00 – 20:00 : race entry collection and equipment check for The Ultra Tour, Tour des Cirques and Tour du Néouvielle (Race Headquarters) at Vielle Aure

17:00 – 20:00 : drop-off of support bags for The Ultra Tour et Tour des Cirques (Préau Ecole de Vielle Aure)

18:00 : briefing for the Ultra Tour, Tour des Cirques and Tour du Néouvielle

18:30 – 20:30 : Pasta Party for the Ultra Tour, Tour des Cirques and Tour du Néouvielle

Friday 20th

05:00 : Start of the Ultra Tour from the centre of Vielle Aure (Tourist Office)

08:00 : Start of the Tour du Néouvielle from the centre of Saint Lary (Tourist Office)

08:30 TBC : Shuttle buses leave for the start of the Tour des Cirques from Vielle-Aure

11:00 : Start of the Tour des Cirques from the centre of Piau Engaly

10:00 – 11:00 : Race entry collection for  P’tit Tour des enfants

11:30 – 12:00 : P’tit Tour des enfants, race for children in age categories

12:15 : Arrival of the leaders of Tour du Néouvielle at Vielle-Aure

14:00 : Set of of the shuttle bus until Sunday 7hrs at Vielle Aure

15:00 – 20:00 : race entry collection and equipment check for Tour des Lacs et du Tour de la Gela (Race Headquarters at Vielle Aure)

18:00 : briefing for Tour des Lacs and Tour de la Gela

18:30 – 20:30 : Pasta Party for Tour des Lacs and Tour de la Gela

20:00 : Final arrivals of Tour du Néouvielle at Vielle-Aure

20:00 : Prize giving for Tour du Néouvielle (Place de Vielle-Aure)

Saturday 24th August

04:00 : Arrival of the leaders of Tour des Cirques at the centre of Vielle-Aure

05:00 : Arrival of the leaders of l'Ultra Tour

05:00 : Start of Tour des Lacs from the centre of Vielle-Aure (Tourist Office)

06h30 : Start of Tour de la Gela from Piau

11:00 : Arrival of the leaders of Tour de la Gela at Piau-Engaly

14:00 : Arrival of the leaders of Tour des Lacs at Place de Vielle-Aure

18:00 : Return of bags for Ultra Tour and Tour des Cirques

18:30 : Prize giving for Tour de la Gela  (at Piau Engaly)

19:00 : Final arrivals of Tour de la gela

During the day and all night : arrival of runners from the Ultra Tour, Tour des Cirques and Tour des Lacs at the centre of Vielle-Aure

Sunday 25th August

03:00 : Final arrivals of Tour des Cirques

06:00 : Final arrivals of Tour des Lacs and Ultra Tour

10:00 – 12:00 : Prize giving for Ultra Tour, Tour des Cirques and Tour des Lacs (Place de Vielle-Aure)

12:15 : Closure Buffet of Grand Raid des Pyrénées  in the presence of all supporting partners and volunteers (Race Headquarters)