|Name||Ascension de la Bonette|
|City||Saint Etienne de Tinée|
|Transportation||Mind Your Own|
|Lodging||At Olga “B&B”|
• Online Registration :
Made through the official Site LeSportif.com
but you also can register on spot as long as they don’t reach the quota . Don’t forget to bring a Medical Certificate which can be downloaded through this English version of the Marathon de Paris
• Lodging :
Stay at Olga “B&B” at Saint Dalmas le Selvage
10 mn drive to starting line
• Expo :
Near the Church at center of the village where you get your bib and a nice Tech Shirt.
Open on Saturday afternoon as well as on Early Sunday morning before race allowing runners to come from close-by villages and towns.
• Race day :
Start at 7 am. Lot of parking places available. arriving at 6 ~ 6 : 15 is enough Drop bag truck provided
• Route :
Amazing 27 km of uphill paved road with an average 6 % grade to a 8.5 % max Well contained open traffic race due to excellent support and assistances . Fluid and Medical Stations along the climb positioned every 2.5 km with water, isotonic drinks and Coca Cola. Solid Food can also be found.
• Finish line :
Located at the top of the Col de la Bonette ( Pass ) with an unbelievable Mercantour View known to be very windy and cold. All Finishers will be provided Emergency blankets , Food and Drinks … but No Medal ! Couple of shuttle buses will take runners back to the village • Bottom Line A impressive event specially under a sunny day .
Note : 5 out of 5 toes.