MONT-BLANC MAN

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START  –   FINISH  :  Lake Passy

ACTIVITY  :  Swim + Bike + Run

TYPE OF RACE :

  • Run phase : 20km
  • Bike phase: a circular route of 85km with altitude differences of + 2000m
  • Swim phase: 1900m

TYPE OF GROUND :  Shaded pathways with just a short distance on tarmac of about 400m per lap  in the run segment.

FURTHER INFORMATION : The Mont-Blanc Man 113 (L distance ) starts off from Lake Passy and goes through 7 different communes in the Mont Blanc area . An ideal circuit for all those who are mountain-lovers, with absolutely breathtaking views of Mont Blanc !  The  route  takes you through typical mountain villages, along mountainside roads with  superb panoramic views over the valley. The run phase, consisting of three laps around Passy Lake, on mainly shaded pathways, is the perfect opportunity for racers to compete against each other, encouraged along by the cheering of the crowds. And to crown  your last final efforts, the Mont Blanc herself, from her majestic height of  4810 m, is there to applaud your arrival at the finishing line.

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THE INDIVIDUAL SHORT DISTANCE TRIATHLON AND RELAY (M)

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START- FINISH  :  Lake Passy

ACTIVITY :  Swim + Bike +  Run

TYPE OF RACE : Flat on the run phase

TYPE OF GROUND : Run – very shaded paths

FURTHER INFORMATION : Bike : altitude differences + 900m.  This bike phase is aimed at experienced triathletes and  is reserved in particular for climbers. Forget about time extentions, they won’t be necessary ! After a warming-up period of about 10km, the pourcentage gradients become substantial  and your thigh muscles will definitely be warmed during the uphill climb to the ressort of Plaine Joux ! Then, great care and concentration will be needed in the very technical descent, no performance whatsoever  is worth being injured for.  A few kilometres later over flat ground, you will arrive back at Lake Passy, before going onto the run phase.

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THE INDIVIDUAL SPRINT TRIATHLON AND RELAY (S)

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START- FINISH : Lake Passy

ACTIVITY : Swim + Bike + Run

TYPE OF RACE :

  • Run : Flat (2 laps round the lake)
  • Bike : few differences in altitude (+200m)
  • Swim : 750m

TYPE OF GROUND : Paths, for the run phase (2 laps round lake)

FURTHER INFORMATION :  A discovery course, which enables everybody including beginners to enjoy the pleasures of a triple effort. No particular difficulty on the bike route, but a very pretty circuit, very reasonable altitude differences, which will allow you to appreciate the landscape and to test yourself before going on to new adventures !

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JUNIOR TRIATHLON 12/15 YEARS

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START – FINISH : Lake Passy

ACTIVITY : Swim + Bike + Run

TYPE OF RACE : Flat for the run phase and the mountain Bike phase (paths)

TYPE OF GROUND : Paths

FURTHER INFORMATION : Run = 1 lap round Passy lake.

This event is aimed at the young and allows children to take part in a triathlon as a family.

JUNIOR TRIATHLON 8 /11 years

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START – FINISH : Lake Passy

ACTIVITY : Swim + Bike + Run

TYPE OF RACE : Flat for the run phase and for the mountain bike phase (paths)

TYPE OF GROUND : Paths

FURTHER INFORMATION : Mountain bike = 1 lap round Lake Passy

This event is aimed at the young and allows children to take part in the Triathlon as a family.