Trail of 177 km

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 1200 trailers.

177 km round the beautiful Gulf of Morbihan

The terrain rises to approximately 1054 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.

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 2019

Start and Finish points

  • Start location:
  • Esplanade of Vannes harbour, quai Eric Tabarly : Friday 28th June 2019 at 6:00 pm
  • Finishing line:
    Esplanade of Vannes harbour, Sunday 30th June 2019 by 12:00 am

Allocation of race numbers

Race numbers will be allocated at the start location on Thursday 27th June from 4 pm to 8 pm and on Friday 28th June from 9am to 5pm.

Enter the Grand Raid 2019

  • Registration dates : from 26th November 2018 to 31st May 2019 (Subject to availability)
  • 92€ until 19th December 2018, 95€ from 20th December 2018 to 28th February 2019, 105€ from 1st March 2019 to 31st May 2019
  • Payment by card only

How to subscribe ?

Click HERE to find out about the 2019 registration process

Points allocated to Finishers

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