GRAND RAID GOLFE DU MORBIHAN

Trail of 177 km

Following government directives prohibiting rallies until mid-July the race will not take place in June

A one stage, free-style, day and night foot race around a looped circuit on varied terrain in the Gulf of Morbihan that includes a ten minute mid-race boat crossing from Locmariaquer to Port-Navalo. Maximum completion time is set at 42 hours (including all breaks). Runners are required to clock in within the required time limits at various check points (§3 of rules). the ship time will be deducted from final time.

This race is limited to 1300 trailers.

177 km round the beautiful Gulf of Morbihan

The terrain rises to approximately 1430 meters and 80% of the course takes place on trails around the gulf of morbihan. marked out by Morbihan Council. The race circuit does not present any major technical challenges. Actual distance 2020: 179.8 km.

See the gpx tracks HERE

(The course may be modified in the event of force majeure or for safety reasons – see the regulation 2020 & N ° 25)

Refreshment stops

This race has ten refreshment stops, four of which provide hot food and rest areas. In between these stops every runner is required to be self-sufficient food/drink wise. The average distance between two refreshment stops is approximately 15 to 20 km.

Compulsory equipment for the Grand Raid

Participants are advised to make sure they have the compulsory equipment recommended by the organisation for both safety reasons and for their own well-being whilst competing in the race (§22 of rules – Equipment).

Must-note dates : Grand Raid 2020

Start and Finish points

  • Start location:
  • Esplanade of Vannes harbour, quai Eric Tabarly : Friday 26th June 2020 at 7:00 pm
  • Finishing line:
    Esplanade of Vannes harbour, Sunday 28th June 2020 by 13:00 pm

Allocation of race numbers

Race numbers will be allocated at the start location on Thursday 25th June from 4 pm to 8 pm and on Friday 26th June from 9am to 6:30pm.

Each competitor must personally pick up his race number from the Ultra Marin village.

Enter the Grand Raid 2020

  • Registration dates : from 20th November 2019 to 25th May 2020 (Subject to availability)
  • 97€ until 18th December 2019, 102€ from 19th December 2019 to 29th February 2020, 110€ from 1st March 2020 to 25th May 2020
  • Payment by card only

How to subscribe ?

Click HERE to find out about the 2020 registration process

Points allocated to Finishers

  • Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc : 5 points
  • Challenge per team: 6 points