Attention : the course contains numerous parts on path of mountain where it is not easy to run, in particular in the zone of Néouvielle (around the Col de Bastanet and the cabane d’Aygues Cluses).
Composition of the resupplyings
In the restaurant Merlans, Tournaboup, Col de Sencours, La Mongie : oranges, bananas, bread, cheese, ham, sausage, dried fruits, salted gateaux, cakes, chocolate-brown in tablet, plain water, sparkling water, Coke, tea, coffee and soup
In the hut of Aygues Cluses and Refuge de Campana : water only.
The departure will be given on Saturday at 5 am in Vielle-Aure. The runners will go up to the Col de Portet. They will fall over then on the sector of Néouvielle to join by the Col de Barèges the hut of Aygues Cluses then up again to Col de Madamète and they will reach Tournaboup. Then gone up towards the Col de Sencours, in the Pic du Midi, return to the Col de Sencours and go down to the ski resort of La Mongie to return in the sector of Néouvielle to cross the Col de Bastanet and join the Col de Portet which returns to Vielle-Aure.
The best could finish in approximately 10 hours whereas the hourly barriers are adjusted so that the last ones end within 26 hours.
The file of the kilometers and altitudes is HERE.
The Google Earth version of the course is downloadable HERE.
The GPX version of the course is downloadable HERE
The race course can be seen HERE.
The roadbook is HERE.