Mont Blanc Ultrarunning Camp August 2018

  • Chamonix, France
  • Aug 27 - Sep 1, 2018
  • Running
Join CTS Premiere Coach Jason Koop for a 3-day All-Inclusive Ultrarunning Tour of Mont Blanc

During this fully supported, all-inclusive camp, athletes will run 106 miles over the course of 3 days. Then, follow the race around Mont Blanc with Coach Koop cheering on CTS’ elite athletes such as Dylan Bowman, 2016 Ultrarunner of the Year Kaci Lickteig and 2016 UTMB runner-up Gediminas Grinius. This camp is a great opportunity to see the mountain, experience the race atmosphere, and get an insider’s look into how some of the best runners in the world compete on the biggest stage.

CAMP FOCUS

Long Endurance Miles

DURATION

7 Days / 7 Nights

DAILY MILEAGE

10-50 Miles

DAILY ELEVATION

1000-15000 FT

ROUTE TERRAIN

Mountainous / Single Track

The CTS Camp Experience

Personalized Training Advice From Professional Coaches, Unparalleled Support, World-Class Locations, and Lasting Memories
ON THE TRAIL
  • Run With CTS Coaches
  • Skills & Technique Coaching
  • Race Insights & Strategies
  • Nutrition & Hydration Products
OFF THE TRAIL
  • Training Presentations
  • GPS File Analysis
  • Q&A With Coaches
  • All Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners
CAMP FEATURES
  • Iconic Running Location
  • Lodging in France, Italy, and Switzerland
  • Transportation To/From Geneva Airport
  • Local Guide
  • CTS T-Shirt

Additional Details

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
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  • Airfare

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS
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  • TBD

Camp Itinerary

DAY 1

CHECK-IN DAY

Where: Geneva Airport

Arrival: Arrive in Geneva, Switzerland’s airport. A 90 minute transfer to Chamonix; Europe’s alpine mecca. Once settled into our comfortable hotel we’ll get out for a short run to shake out the legs from traveling.

DAY 2

CHAMONIX RUN

Description: Chamonix is a mountain runner’s paradise. Accompanied by a local guide and runner as well as Jason Koop we’ll head out the door for some of the most beautiful views of Mont Blanc running from the Plan de l’Aiguille tunnel to l’Aiguille de Midi is an absolute ‘must’. Time and weather permitting we’ll also run over to the Pointe d’Helbronner offering probably the most remarkable view of Mont Blanc.

DAY 3

CHAMONIX TO COURMAYEUR

Mileage: 49
Elevation Gain: 14829 FT
Elevation Loss: 14304 FT

Description: Today starts a 3 day run of the Mont Blanc ultra course. We’ll add some variants to really enjoy the views and the better trails. Today’s course is from Chamonix to Courmayeur, Italy where we’ll stay the night enjoying the good alpine life Italian style.

DAY 4

COUMAYEUR TO CHAMPEX-LE-LAC

Mileage: 28.3
Elevation Gain: 8720 FT
Elevation Loss: 8530 FT

Description: Second day of our run around Mont Blanc takes us from Coumayeur to Champex-le-lac, Switzerland where we’ll spend the night.

DAY 5

BACK TO CHAMOIX

Mileage: 28.1
Elevation Gain: 8894 FT
Elevation Loss: 10305 FT

Description: Today we finish our loop around Europe’s highest mountain ending in Chamonix. Afternoon at the Mont Blanc salon/village checking out all the cool stuff, relaxing, and enjoying Chamonix filled with trail runners. We will stay the night in Chamonix.

DAY 6

FOLLOW THE RACE

Description: Today we’ll take it easy with a short mid day run but we want to save energy to watch and follow the front runners of the race. The race starts at 6pm and we’ll follow the race while also getting some sleep.

DAY 7

FOLLOW THE RACE

Description: We’ll want to get out early to out and watch the pros as they run through the Italian part of the race. Trying to keep up we’ll cruise around in our sag vehicle to see them at the Cold e la Forclaz and once again as they enter the Chamonix valley.

DAY 8

TRANSFER TO GENEVA AIRPORT

Transfer to Geneva airport for a mid-morning departure…or an additional day in Geneva visiting the UN, cruising along the lake, and absorbing a most international city.

The Race Course

FAQs

If you have additional questions, our Athlete Services will be happy to answer them:
athleteservices@trainright.com  //   866.355.0645

A non-refundable $2000.00 deposit is due at time of registration.

The remaining balance is due 30 days prior to the camp and will be billed automatically. The credit card information used for your deposit will be billed unless otherwise arranged with the CTS accounting department.

Cancellation:

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Airport: Fly into Geneva, Switzerland. We will provide transportation to Chamonix, France.

CTS recommends that you purchase a Travelex travel protection plan to help protect you and your camp trip investment.

Consider travel protection for:

  • Trip Cancellation
  • Trip Interruption
  • Emergency Medical Expenses
  • Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation of Remains
  • Trip Delay
  • Baggage & Personal Effects
  • Baggage Delay and more.

TRAVEL ASSISTANCE & CONCIERGE SERVICES*: With a Travelex Travel Protection Plan, emergency assistance and travel services are just a phone call away from virtually anywhere in the world.

For more information on the recommended plans or to enroll, click here to enroll online or contact Travelex Insurance Services at 800-228-9792 and reference location number 06-0245.

Please Note: Trip Cancellation plans are only available to U.S. Residents and/or Citizens.

*Travel Assistance & Concierge Services are provided by the designated provider as listed in the Description of Coverage. This is a brief description of benefits. For a summary of plan details on benefits, coverages, limitations and exclusions, please refer to the applicable Description of Coverage. Travel Insurance is underwritten by Transamerica Casualty Insurance Company, Columbus, Ohio; NAIC #10952. 1308333

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Mont Blanc Ultrarunning Camp August 2018
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