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TUESDAY JULY 11, 2024

Jardin de l’Ange, Courmayeur

6:30 pm, Public speech “Trail running: business and passion”

Program

6:30 pm, Welcome

6:50 pm, round table with:

  • Alessandra Nicoletti (GTC and TORX)
  • Jonathan Craig Wyatt (La Sportiva)
  • Tommaso De Mottoni (La Corsa della Bora)
  • Enrico Pollini (Ultrabericus, ITRA Secretariat)
  • Michel Poletti (UTMB)
  • Andrea Gaddi (UTLAC)
  • Franco Collè

Moderated by: Ivan Parasacco, Silvia Vaia

FRIDAY JULY 12, 2024

Courmayeur Life Base / Mont Blanc Trail Fest Village (via La Villette, Courmayeur)

10:00 am – 8:00 pm Village Mont Blanc Trail Fest: open village, children’s playground, refreshment area

Exhibitors:

  • La Sportiva
  • Kailas
  • The North Face
  • Otso Sport
  • Athena

La Sportiva Activities at the MBTF Village:

  • from 10:00 am, free test Prodigio shoes
  • 11:00 am, Morning Run: a 1-hour run around Courmayeur open to all levels. Registrations at the stand.
  • 12:00 pm, aperitif for Morning Run participants with Kelly Wolf.

SATURDAY JULY 13, 2024

Congress Center, Courmayeur

9:00 am – 6:00 pm (registration from 8:00 am), a theoretical and practical course for massage therapists in preparation for the TORX, led by Dr. Patacchini. For information and registration, please contact: [email protected]

Courmayeur Life Base / Mont Blanc Trail Fest Village (via La Villette, Courmayeur)

8:00 am – 8:00 pm, Village Mont Blanc Trail Fest: open village, children’s playground, refreshment area

Exhibitors:

  • La Sportiva
  • Kailas
  • The North Face
  • Otso Sport
  • Athena

La Sportiva Activities:

  • from 8:00 am, free test Prodigio shoes
  • 10:00 am, Follow GTC Activity with La Sportiva: a family walk from Courmayeur to intercept the race routes. Managed by the Courmayeur Alpine Guides Society.

SUNDAY JULY 14, 2024

Courmayeur Life Base / Mont Blanc Trail Fest Village (via La Villette, Courmayeur)

8:00 am – 14:00 pm, Village Mont Blanc Trail Fest: open village, children’s playground, refreshment area

Note: the program is subject to change

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SERVICES

Start and arrival of the trail take place in the town center of Courmayeur in three places:

  • Jardin de l’Ange: bibs delivery and arrival (historical centre, Via Roma)
  • Piazza Abbé Henry: departures all races and bag storage GTC100
  • Courmayeur Life Base: Viale Monte Bianco, in front of the Municipality of Courmayeur

Courmayeur Life Vase, here you find:

  • beds for the rest of retired runners and finishers
  • Toilets and showers
  • hot meal at the end of the race (with a meal voucher that will be delivered to you with the bib)
  • healthcare
  • for the GTC100 runner bag

BIBS DELIVERY

Courmayeur Life Base

  • Friday 12 from 2 to 8 pm all races GTC100, GTC55 and GTC30
  • Saturday 13 from 5:30 to 6:30 am for GTC55
  • Saturday 13 from 7:30 to 8:30 am for GTC30

Take your number in the square of the Jardin de l’Ange and follow the trend of the queue on the screen

Go down to the lower floor following the signs, through the road.

Identity check: verification of the identity document, the medical certificate and the disclaimer (without a valid medical certificate you do not start, to be sure, bring with you a copy).

Delivery bag with: bib, meal voucher for after race, chip, assistant badge.

Upstairs, accessing via internal staircase, you will be delivered the race package and your first race photo will be taken.

GTC100: you will also be given a waterproof bag (30L) where to put your backpack to carry to Skyway Mont Blanc and then to the Primary School. Bag storage before departure in Piazza Abbé Henry.

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HOSPITALITY

Explore the accommodation options available for the Gran Trail Courmayeur to ensure a comfortable stay during the event.

Various facilities cater to different preferences and budgets, including hotels, apartments, chalets, bed and breakfasts, hostels, and mountain huts.

Rifugio Maison Vieille

The Maison Vieille Refuge is located in a small and sunny valley, in front of the Mont Blanc

Rifugio Maison Vieille | Col Checrouit – Courmayeur

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PROGRAM

TUESDAY 11, 2024

Jardin de l’Ange

FRIDAY JULY 12, 2024

Courmayeur Life Base (via La Villette)

  • from noon to 8:00 pm Mont Blanc Trail Fest Village
  • from 2:00 to 6:00 pm bibs delivery for all races
  • from 6:00 to 8:00 pm bibs delivery reserved for GTC100 runners

Abbé Henry square

  • 9:30 pm closing of the GTC100 starting area
  • 9:45 pm briefing on the starting line
  • 10:00 pm start GTC100

SATURDAY JULY 13, 2024

Courmayeur Life Base (via La Villette)

  • from 5:30 to 6:30 am bibs delivery of the last GTC55 runners

Abbé Henry Square

  • 6:30 am, closing of the GTC55 starting area
  • 6:45 am, briefing on the starting line
  • 7:00 am, start of the GTC55

Courmayeur Life Base (via La Villette)

Abbé Henry square

  • 8:30 am, closure of the GTC30 starting area
  • 8:45 am, briefing on the starting line
  • 9:00 am, departure of the GTC30

Jardin de l’Ange

  • 12:00 pm, arrival of the first GTC30 runners
  • 12:40 pm, arrival first GTC100 riders
  • 1.00 pm, arrival of the first GTC55 runners
  • 5:00 pm, arrival of the last GTC30 runners
  • 6:00 pm, podium award ceremony

SUNDAY JULY 14, 2024

Jardin de l’Ange

  • 1:00 am, arrival of the last GTC55 runners
  • 7:00 am, arrival last GTC100 runners
  • 11:30 am, awarding categories

Note: the program is subject to change

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Useful info

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SERVICES

Start and arrival of the trail take place in the town center of Courmayeur in three places:

  • Jardin de l’Ange: bibs delivery and arrival (historical centre, Via Roma)
  • Piazza Abbé Henry: departures all races and bag storage GTC100
  • Courmayeur Life Base: Viale Monte Bianco, in front of the Municipality of Courmayeur

Courmayeur Life Vase, here you find:

  • beds for the rest of retired runners and finishers
  • Toilets and showers
  • hot meal at the end of the race (with a meal voucher that will be delivered to you with the bib)
  • healthcare
  • for the GTC100 runner bag

BIBS DELIVERY

Courmayeur Life Base

  • Friday 12 from 2 to 8 pm all races GTC100, GTC55 and GTC30
  • Saturday 13 from 5:30 to 6:30 am for GTC55
  • Saturday 13 from 7:30 to 8:30 am for GTC30

Take your number in the square of the Jardin de l’Ange and follow the trend of the queue on the screen

Go down to the lower floor following the signs, through the road.

Identity check: verification of the identity document, the medical certificate and the disclaimer (without a valid medical certificate you do not start, to be sure, bring with you a copy).

Delivery bag with: bib, meal voucher for after race, chip, assistant badge.

Upstairs, accessing via internal staircase, you will be delivered the race package and your first race photo will be taken.

GTC100: you will also be given a waterproof bag (30L) where to put your backpack to carry to Skyway Mont Blanc and then to the Primary School. Bag storage before departure in Piazza Abbé Henry.

CRONO AND LIVE

The live of the race will be available on the website gtcourmayeur.com from the start of the races. By entering the runner’s name or bib it will be possible to follow his progress.

The time is detected via the bracelet with chips in all the refreshments points (download in the MAPS section the altimetry and the time table to know where the timing points are). Each runner must ensure that they are chipped into each position, addressing the volunteers present. It is necessary to be checked before departure, on the back of the starting arch.

START

All three races start from Piazza Abbé Henry, in the historic center of Courmayeur, in the square of the Church and the oldest House of Guides in Italy, second in the world.

Additional services will be placed nearby.

GTC100 runners will find the van where to load their bag.

The starting area closes half an hour before the start itself (21:30 – GTC100 / 6:30 – GTC55 / 8:30 – GTC30). It means that by that time all runners must have passed by the chippage located in the back of the starting arc. This is to ensure the smooth running of the event without delays, in the half hour before departure you will be given all the last useful information to deal with the race (technical briefing) and of course, to create the right atmosphere!

All races will start in the same direction, parading throughout Via Roma (central street of Courmayeur) preceded by a car of the Local Police that will accompany the runners to the entrance of the path or farm, from where the signage starts with flags and arrows.

ARRIVAL

All races arrive at the Jardin de l’Ange, after having paraded throughout the central street of Courmayeur. Upon arrival, after crossing the finish line, each runner will have access to the Ange area where he will be awarded with the medal and where he will find the location for the final photo and beer.

PARKING

The historic center of Courmayeur is in ZTL, controlled by automatic cameras, you can not access by car but nearby there are several parking lots.

PAID COVERED CAR PARKS

P1 – Piazzale Monte Bianco

P2 – Viale Monte Bianco

 

FREE PARKING

The parking spaces near the center are mainly paid (blue stripes) but there are some free places (white stripes):

  • Via delle Volpi,
  • Via Luigino Henry,
  • Strada del Villair,
  • parking area at the back of the middle school, next to the park Bollino in Viale Monte Bianco,
  • Via la Villette.

For several days stay we recommend the Piazzale Sogno (SS26, near the motorway exit) and Piazzale Grivel in Frazione Dolonne, near the Courmayeur Sport Center, both a few minutes walk from the center of Courmayeur.

ASSISTANT

It is possible to assist the runners at the refreshment points, in indoor places or in case of overcrowding, only one companion can access with the assistant badge that will be given to you with the bib. Always follow the directions of the volunteers.

For GTC100: to access the Pavillon du Mont Fréty, the first station of Skyway Monte Bianco, which will remain open exceptionally during all stages of the race, you must show up at the cashier with the assistant badge.

POINTS WITHIN EASY REACH

GTC100

  • Ostello di Arpy: 30 minutes by car from Courmayeur
  • La Thuile: 25 minutes by car from Courmayeur or 20 minutes by car from Ostello di Arpy (via Colle San Carlo)
  • Rifugio Maison Vieille: reachable by cable car + chairlift during the opening hours, for information on costs and times: https://www.courmayeur-montblanc.com/
  • Pavillon du Mont Frety – Skyway Monte Bianco: reachable by cable car in a few minutes. The cable car will remain exceptionally open for the duration of the race, show up at the checkout with the assistant badge to receive the ticket.
  • Leuchey: Val Ferret, until 9:30 you can access by car, then only by shuttle ( https://aosta.arriva.it/ ) to Meyenset (junction for Bertone refuge), continue on foot on a street and a short path in the final meters (2.60 km and 320 m D+)
  • Currù: leave the car in Frazione Ermitage and continue on foot along the path for about 3 km 550 mt D+, passing by La Suche following the race path back.

 

GTC55:

  • Rifugio Elisabetta: until 9:30 you can access freely by car to Val Veny , after that the traffic is regulated with possible closure in case of heavy influx, so use the shuttles (https://aosta.arriva.it/ ), then continue on an easy farm for 6.5 km and 550 mt D+ (recommended mountain bike or ebike)
  • Rifugio Maison Vieille: reachable by cable car + chairlift during the opening hours, for information on costs and times: https://www.courmayeur-montblanc.com/

 

GTC30:

  • Leuchey: Val Ferret, until 9:30 you can access by car, then only by shuttle ( https://aosta.arriva.it/ ) to Meyenset (junction for Bertone refuge), continue on foot on a street and a short path in the final meters (2.60 km and 320 m D+)
  • Currù: leave the car in Frazione Ermitage and continue on foot along the path for about 3 km 550 mt D+, passing by La Suche following the race path back.

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Start: Friday July 12, 2024 at 10 pm from Piazza Abbé Henry, Courmayeur

Arrival: Jardin de l’Ange, in Courmayeur

ROUTE

The route winds along paths in the area between Courmayeur, Pré-Saint-Didier and La Thuile for a total of 100km, mainly through Val Veny and Val Ferret, with a positive elevation gain of 7900 metres.

Starting out on Friday at 10 pm from the Piazza Abbé Henry in Courmayeur (1250m ASL), it heads towards Dolonne and the Fonte Vittoria then takes the trail leading to Champex di Pré-Saint-Didier.

From the Pré Saint Didier pool, take the path that leads towards Arpy village (the refreshment point will be at the Hostel), climbing up until the Colle della Croce and then descending to La Thuile.

You join then the trail that leads to the Deffeyes Refuge (refreshment point, 2500m ASL) after a short section equipped with chains.

From the refuge, the trail descends to the waterfalls and arrives at Arly in La Thuile (1450m ASL), which marks completion of approximately one third of the overall route.

Following a part of the route from the Tor des Géants® in reverse, the trail then passes the entrance to the Youlaz valley (refreshment point, 2047m ASL), Colle dell’Arp (2572m ASL), Colle di Youlaz (2661m ASL) and the highest point of the race below Mont Nix (2830m ASL).

A long section then takes the trail runners up to Colle du Berrio Blanc (2818m ASL) and Mont Fortin (2755m ASL), where there’s another refreshment point in a portable hut flown in by helicopter.

From here it runs alongside the lakes towards Col Chavanne (2598m ASL), then descends to Col de la Seigne (2510m ASL) and the “Casermette” (2290m ASL), other refreshment point at the Elisabetta refuge (2197m ASL).

From here the trail follows the Tour du Mont Blanc, passing by Lake Combal (1952m ASL), Arp Vieille (2303m ASL) and Lake Checrouit (2151m ASL), and arriving at the Maison Vieille refuge (1952m ASL), which is the last refreshment point before the life base in Pavillon.

Road goes down towards the Val Veny, and from here starts the climb towards the Pavillon du Mont Fréty that leads to the intermediate Skyway Monte Bianco station where the life base is located.

Pay attention to the crossroads: GTC55 and GTC100 pass in the same place but the paths split in two different paths!

Using the old path, you reach La Palud and, after crossing the bridge, take the path to rejoin the balcony at Lechey.

The magnificent Val Ferret balcony takes runners up to the Bonatti refuge and the Malatrà valley, which marks the approximate half-way point of the race.

The ascent of the last two hills, Entre deux Sauts (2524m ASL) and Col Sapin (2435m ASL), starts from here, followed by a descent through Curru, La Suche and L’Ermitage, returning to the finish point at Jardin de l’Ange in Courmayeur.

NOTES

The maximum time allowed for the race is 33 hours. The trail is highly technical with considerable differences in altitude, exposed sections and the possibility of snowfields, but is run entirely along classified hiking paths.

Sections on paved roads are kept to a minimum and only on public roads where the route passes through built-up areas.

PARTICULAR POINTS OF INTEREST

  1. The long section between Colle di Youlaz and Col Chavanne
  2. The descent from Col de la Seigne to the Elisabetta refuge and Lake Combal, passing by Colle delle Pyramides Calcaires
  3. Skyway Monte Bianco – Pavillon du Mont Fréty
  4. The Val Ferret balcony between the Bertone refuge and the Bonatti refuge
  5. The panoramic view of Courmayeur from La Suche

RESCUE & REFRESHMENT POINTS

There are several rescue points and refreshment points along the route. Before leaving a refreshment point, runners must ensure they have enough food and water to last them until the next one. The final refreshment point in Courmayeur will supply hot meals.

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Start: Saturday July 13th, 2024 at 7 am, from Piazza Abbé Henry, Courmayeur

Arrival: Jardin de l’Ange, after having paraded throughout the central street of Courmayeur

ROUTE

The route winds along paths in the area between Courmayeur and Pré-Saint-Didier for a total of approximately 55km, mainly along Val Veny, with an elevation gain of 3800 metres.

Starting out on Saturday at 7 am from Piazza Abbé Henry in Courmayeur (1250m ASL), it heads towards the Fonte Vittoria then takes the trail leading to Champex di Pré-Saint-Didier. From this thermal resort, the trail follows the path across the walkway over the ravine and through the adventure park, descending towards the entrance to the Plan Praz valley, where a slightly sloping path leads to the first refreshment point at the Youlaz lodges (2047m ASL).

The trail then passes through Colle dell’Arp (2572m ASL), Colle di Youlaz (2661m ASL), and the highest point of the race below Mont Nix (2830m ASL).

A long section then takes the trail runners up to Colle du Berrio Blanc (2818m ASL) and Mont Fortin (2755m ASL), where there’s another refreshment point in a portable hut flown in by helicopter. From here it runs alongside the lakes towards Col Chavanne (2598m ASL), then descends to Col de la Seigne (2510m ASL) and the “casermette” (2290m ASL); other refreshment point at the Elisabetta refuge (2197m ASL).

From here the trail follows the Tour du Mont Blanc, passing by Lake Combal (1952m ASL), Arp Vieille (2303m ASL) and Lake Checrouit (2151m ASL), and arriving at the Maison Vieille refuge (1952m ASL), which is the last refreshment point.

It then climbs up to Courba Dzeleuna (2048m ASL), descends again to Plan Checrouit and returns to the finish line at Jardin de l’Ange in Courmayeur.

NOTES

The maximum time allowed for the race is 18 hours. The trail is highly technical with considerable differences in altitude, exposed sections and the possibility of snowfields, but is run entirely along classified hiking paths.

Sections on paved roads are kept to a minimum and only on public roads where the route passes through built-up areas.

PARTICULAR POINTS OF INTEREST

  1. Crossing the ravine along the panoramic walkway
  2. The long section between Colle di Youlaz and Col Chavanne
  3. The descent from Col de la Seigne to the Elisabetta refuge and Lake Combal, passing by Colle delle Pyramides Calcaires

RESCUE & REFRESHMENT POINTS

There are several rescue points and refreshment points along the route. Before leaving a refreshment point, runners must ensure they have enough food and water to last them until the next one. The final refreshment point in Courmayeur will supply hot meals.

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PROGRAM

Start: Saturday July 13th, 2024 at 9 am, from Piazza Abbé Henry, Courmayeur

Arrival: Jardin de l’Ange, after having paraded throughout the central street of Courmayeur

ROUTE

The route winds along paths in the Courmayeur area for a total of approximately 30km, mainly along Val Ferret, with a positive elevation gain of 2,000 metres. After the departure on Saturday at 7 am from Piazza Abbé Henry in Courmayeur (1250m ASL), the race heads towards La Saxe and takes the path that ascends to the Bertone refuge (refreshment point, 1977m ASL).

The magnificent Val Ferret balcony takes runners up to the Bonatti refuge and the Malatrà valley, which marks the approximate half-way point of the race.

The ascent of the last two hills, Entre deux Sauts (2524m ASL), where a refreshment area is set up, and Col Sapin (2435m ASL), starts from here, followed by a descent through Curru, La Suche and L’Ermitage, returning to the finish point at Jardin de l’Ange in Courmayeur.

NOTES

The maximum time allowed for the race is 8 hours. The track is technical with considerable differences in altitude and the possibility of snowfields, but is run along paths that present no particular difficulties.

Sections on paved roads are kept to a minimum and only on public roads where the route passes through built-up areas.

PARTICULAR POINTS OF INTEREST

  1. The Val Ferret balcony between the Bertone refuge and the Bonatti refuge
  2. The panoramic view of Courmayeur from La Suche

RESCUE & REFRESHMENT POINTS

There are several rescue points and refreshment points along the route. Before leaving a refreshment point, runners must ensure they have enough food and water to last them until the next one. The final refreshment point in Courmayeur will supply hot meals.

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Any dissemination for commercial purposes of photographic or video images captured during the event, via any means (internet, social networks, TV, press, magazines, etc.), without written authorisation from the organisation is prohibited.

GTC®, GTC100™, GTC55™, GTC30™, TORX®, TOR®, Tor des Géants®, Tor des Glaciers ™, Passage au Malatrà ™, Tot Dret ™, TOR450 ™, TOR330 ™, TOR130 ™, TOR100 ™ and TOR30 ™ are trademarks owned or used exclusively by VDA Trailers. Any communication of the event or use of images of it must be done in observance of the name of the event and registered trademarks, subject to agreement by the organisation.

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Italy – Europe