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26 JULY - 28 JULY 2024 

"RIVER DEEP, MOUNTAIN HIGH"

REGISTRATIONS FROM DECEMBER 1st

CROSSING ALPS

169 KILOMETRES WITH 9'900 M D+

From the Eiger to Lake Geneva, an exceptional journey
through the Bernese Alps.

When a 100 Miles begins in one of the most iconic places in the Swiss Alps, at the foot of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, the experience gets off to a flying start. But it's important not to get too carried away by this touristy start.

As soon as you leave Lauterbrunnen at the foot of the famous Staubbach waterfall, things get serious with a climb towards the car-free village of Mürren, the birthplace of winter sports. If you look up, you might just catch a glimpse of ... James Bond. The Schiltorn, which dominates the area, was the setting for one of the Bond films, "Her Majesty's Secret Service".

 

To get back to more sporting adventure, this first climb of almost 2,000m of D+ will probably have calmed your first 'mad dog' ardour. At the Col de Sefinafurgga, we enter the most alpine part of the route, with a spectacular descent to Griesalp and a continuation towards the magnificent Oeschinensee. Even so, you may have to weave in and out of the tourists a little, given the undeniable attraction of this incredible lake.
 

What's next? A postcard view of the Bernese Oberland, with the slopes of the wild Bunderchrinde before the resort of Adelboden, the famous Simmental cows in the Lenk region and the magnificent traditional chalets of Gstaad-Saanen.
 

The end of the adventure will be in French-speaking territory at the foot of the Gastlosen, the "dolomites of Switzerland", and the crossing of the Pays-d'Enhaut before the final ascent to the Rochers-de-Naye, where you can get a glimpse the finish line some 1600 metres... lower down.

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

START

FINISH

Lauterbrunnen, Friday 26 July, 10.00 am
 

Clarens (Montreux), Plage du Pierrier, until Sunday 28 July, + 54 hours of racing

RACE BIB 

DISTRIBUTION

Thursday 25 July from 17:00 to 20:00 (Lauterbrunnen)

Friday 26 July from 06h00 to 07h30 (Lauterbrunnen)

REFRESHMENT POSTS

Griesalp, Kandersteg, Adelboden, Lenk, Trütlisberg, Saanen, Grubenberghütte, Rougemont, Les Moulins, Col de Chaude

MAXIMUM TIME

Kandersteg (37 km) - Fri 19h30 - (9h30 hrs of racing)

Lenk (69 km) - Sat 04h00 - (18 hrs of racing)

Rougemont (123 km) - Sat 21h00 - (35 hrs of racing)

Rossinière (137 km) - Sun 03:00 (41 hrs of racing)

Finish line (170) Sun 14h00 - (52 hrs of racing)

MANDATORY EQUIPEMENT

Water reserve (minimum 1L), Waterproof jacket (10,000 mm/h) with hood¹. ¹the jacket must be made from a waterproof (recommended minimum 10,000 Schmerber) and breathable membrane (recommended RET less than 13), Headlamp with spare batteries, Spare headlamp, Tumbler, Survival blanket, Whistle, Food reserve, Long-legged running trousers or tights (corset + leggings accepted), Warm long-sleeved clothing (cuffs accepted), Mobile phone working in Switzerland in working order and switched on.

² Depending on the weather conditions, the organisers will announce at the pre-race briefing which equipment is compulsory and which may be optional.

RECOMMENDED EQUIPEMENT

Gloves, spare T-shirt, cap or bandana, sunglasses, sun cream

PERSONAL BELONGINGS

Participants can leave their personal belongings at the start in Lauterbrunnen on Friday morning and collect them on arrival in Montreux (Clarens).

 

The organisers accept no responsibility for the loss, damage or theft of any valuables.

CAR PARK &
TRANSPORTATION

A shuttle bus will leave for Lauterbrunnen early on Friday morning, subject to registration and payment. Details and registration will follow in the coming weeks.

A additional transport plan will be available a few days before the race.

DIFFICULTY

★★★★ A 100% Alpine 100 Miles that takes in some of the 4000m peaks of the Alps, some of the sections are technical but the whole is very well balanced.

FEES

01.12.2023 – 15.12.2023
16.12.2023 – 30.06.2024
from 01.07.2024                        

CHF 169

CHF 205

CHF 235

EARLY BIRD !

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