Trail des Marcaires, 54km, 2600m+, 19th May 2019

The Trail des Marcaires is the oldest of the 3 races. The race leaves at 07:30 on Sunday the 19th May from the sports hall in Muhlbach sur Munster

The race will take you to some of the most beautiful areas of the Munster Valley. It climbs up the beautiful Wormsa valley passing the small lakes, Fischboedlé, Schiessrothried and Altenweiher. 

You will arrive on the Hohneck, the highest point of the race with a 360° view over the valley on one side and the Swiss Alps on the other.
Vous passerez par le Hohneck, 

The race continues along the Vosges ridge line towards the Petit Ballon before heading back down to Muhlbach, where the traditional post race meal and local beer will be waiting for you.

The Trail des Marcaires is a timed race and is not open to walkers. Races must be experienced runners to take part.

The course is marked but runners must be vigilant and navigate by following the markings.

The Trail des Marcaires is an official race for UTMB ranking points. Runners will gain 3 UTMB points.

Cut off Times 

There are two cut off times in the race. Runners must arrive before each time barrier to be able to continue.

  1. 11h30 at 17,5 km (separation point for the 32km and 54km races). Runners arriving after the cut off time will be able to complete the 32km race. 
  2. 15h00 at Raedlé (aid and food stop n°3  km 35,5). Runners will have to remove their number and will be repatriated.

Race

Program

14:00

equipment Check

The equipment check is mandatory before collecting your race number. It will be done in the sports hall in Muhlbach sur Munster

14:00

race number collection

Race numbers can be collected on Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning.

Runners must have their equipment checked BEFORE collecting their race numbers.

06:15

race number collection

Race numbers can be collected on Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning.

Runners must have their equipment checked BEFORE collecting their race numbers.

07:20

briefing

On the start line.

07:30

départ

14:30

prize giving

Prize ceremony for the Trail des Marcaires.

Race

route