101km Around Mont Blanc – The UTMB CCC

The CCC is a 101km race that begins in Courmayeur, Italy, travels through Champex-Lac, Switzerland, and finishes in Chamonix, France. It’s one of the most competitive mountain ultramarathons in the world and boasts a healthy 6100 meters of elevation gain and equal descent. The race is is part of the week-long Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc running festival held each August in Chamonix.

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Squamish 50 Mile 2015

The Squamish 50 mile is a tough race. There’s no denying that. The course is an unrelenting network of twisty-technical mountain bike trails which constantly demand your attention but reward with beautiful forests and peek-a-boo views of the mountains surrounding Squamish, BC. Although the race has 3350 meters of elevation gain, the course is largely “runnable” (if you happen to be Nick Elson), which makes for some very interesting why the hell am I running this? debates in the later stages of the race.

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