If you love running and beautiful scenery, the Méribel Valley offers you the ideal setting for trail running on your next holiday in the Alps.
HILL RUNNING IN THE SAVOIE ON THE PLAYGROUND OF YOUR DREAMS
Enjoy a unique trail running experience in France, at the heart of the French Alps, in an exceptional natural setting in Savoie. Here in the centre of the Vanoise massif and les 3 Vallées, you will discover beautiful and varied trails crossing the Tuéda Nature Reserve, taking you from the shores of Lake Tuéda to peaks nearly of 2,800 meters, and offering you a panoply of incomparable views.
Whether you are a beginner or an expert, discover the pleasures of running in a fabulous natural setting, through breath-taking mountain scenery that will reward all your efforts. With more than 150 km of marked trails linking forests, lakes and peaks, the resort of Méribel will delight all lovers of trail running.
VARIED TRAILS FOR ALL LEVELS OF RUNNER
In order to satisfy every runner, the resort offers 9 different routes of varying difficulty levels, ranging from 2 to 50km. There is something for all tastes: routes that are mountainous or technically challenging, or through wild and exposed areas. Follow paths that will thrill you and reveal breath-taking panoramas over les 3 Vallées with every stride.
Pull on your trainers and set out to discover the treasures that trail running in the Savoie has to offer!
|1||KV Mottaret – Petite Saulire||Méribel-Mottaret||Expert||2,7||1700||2705||2705||+ 1017|
|2||KV des Allues – Croix Jean-Claude||Les Allues||Confirmed||4||1100||2081||2081||+ 964|
|3||Boucle verte de fond de Tuéda||Méribel-Mottaret||Beginner||3,4||1700||1700||1716||+ 26|
|4||10 Km du Méribel Trail||Méribel-Mottaret||Medium||11||1785||1785||2031||+ 760|
|5||23 Km du Méribel Trail||Méribel-Mottaret||Confirmed||23||1785||1785||2200||+ 1700|
|6||45 Km du Méribel Trail||Méribel-Mottaret||Expert||51||1785||1785||2700||+ 3827|
|7||Boucle du Défi de l’Olympe||Brides-les-Bains||Confirmed||10,1||590||590||1210||+ 640|
|8||Boucle 10 Km La Traie||Les Allues||Confirmed||9,2||1100||1100||1726||+ 608|
|9||Tour Lac de Tuéda passage par le Plan||Méribel-Mottaret||Medium||5||1700||1700||1777||+ 100|
MÉRIBEL TRAIL: A WEEKEND EVENT OPEN TO ALL
The weekend of SATURDAY 7 AND SUNDAY 8 AUGUST is the ideal time to discover and devote yourself to trail running, whatever your level.
Come with family or friends and enjoy the friendly and fun atmosphere, whether you are a novice or seasoned runner. It’s an experience you shouldn’t miss! Find your perfect accommodation to make the most of this exciting weekend.
The weekend starts with the VERTICAL KILOMETRE event: with its 1,000m of ascent over a 2.5km trail, Méribel’s KV is considered one of the steepest!
The race starts in the centre of Méribel-Mottaret and competitors must set out straight uphill to reach la Petite Saulire along a technical path which offers beautiful views over the valley. The finish line is at the top of rocky slope, allowing the hardiest climbers to make a difference over the last few metres.
The event continues on Sunday and this is the ideal opportunity to discover trail running on varied routes suitable for all ages and levels. It’s perfect too for competitive runners who wish to test themselves under competition conditions.
A sporting event which combines nature and conviviality, Le Trail de Méribel offers 6 courses for all ages: see more information and enter Le Trail de Méribel.registration & info