Col de la Bonette ’12

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Run 27 km
Name  Ascension de la Bonette
City Saint Etienne de Tinée
Country France
Registration  Online
Transportation  Mind Your Own
Lodging At Olga “B&B”
• Online Registration :
Made through the official Site
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.