Scott Xtrails Hautes Vosges 

SCOTT XTRAILS HAUTES VOSGES


2KM + 18KM + 10KM
2KM + 18KM + 23KM
2KM + 18KM + 32KM


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Official webpage of the Scott Xtrails Hautes Vosges in Le Markstein (2/18/10 - 23 - 32km). This trail is part of the Scott Xtrails Series.

Are you looking for a real challenge? Register for the 5th edition of Scott Xtrails Vosges (France)!


A huge challenge with three stages in two days!
Day 1: Sprinttrail 2km with 270m+ and the Trail du Markstein 18km and 850m+ a few hours later.
Day 2: Trail du Grand Ballon 32km (competition distance), 23km or 10km! 


If you're looking for a cool weekend in the mountains, register for one of the combi's of the Scott Xtrails Vosges on 29.04 & 30.04.2023.


A medical certificate is required for this event.
Check all the information + conditions of a valid medical certificate here.


RATES

Registration is only possible online via SQM Time at a basic price of €70,00. The first 50 people to register will receive an early bird discount of €10.00. So it's worth registering early!
People who register before 16 april will receive a personal start number with their first and last name.



Early Bird

Basic Price

Last Minute

2/18/10km

€49,00

€63,00

€70,00

2/18/23km

€64,00

€72,00

€80,00

2/18/32km

€70,00

€80,00

€90,00


* Registration prices do not include the administration fee of €1.00 + 2.5% VAT.


NO REGISTRATIONS ON SITE

It's not possible to register the day of the event on site.


 

ORGANISATION

This event is organised by Sport Events, a small Belgian company that organises more than 40 different events each year. The red thread throughout our events is nature.

From €63.00
You'll register for the Scott Xtrails Multistage, a trailrun event of 2days. Saturday: 3km Sprinttrail and the Trail du Markstein (18km). On Sunday you can choose your distance below. The 32km is the competition distance.
Order now your coolmax event T-shirt. Size unisex. You can pick up the shirt together with your bib number at the race office before the start
Because we respect the environment we do not provide disposable plastic cups. So you have to bring a drinking cup or bottle yourself
Make a donation to Think Pink, the national Breast Cancer awareness campagne.
By default you are NOT insured through the organization for physical injuries during the race.
Buy your Etixx starter pack at more than 50% discount + free delivery! Trail Starter Pack: Isotonic Lemon 1kg + Isotonic Energy Gel Lemon 12x40g + Energy Nougat Sport Bar 12x40g + 1 bidon 500ml
Organizer: Sportevents
Registration possible until 29-04-2023

Course, Equipment, Profile & GPX, Itinerary to the aid stations.

Don't forget to wear the right shoes, you'll need a minimum of grip!

For the exact location of the aid stations, elevation profiles and courses we refer to our event on Trace de Trail.


  • Equipment

    For the first stage (Sprinttrail), only your telephone is on the list of the mandatory equipment.
    Consult the mandatory equipment of the Trail du Markstein here.
    Consult the mandatory equipment of the Trail du Grand Ballon here.
  • 2km - 270m+ (Sprinttrail - Saturday midday)

    • Start location: Lac de la Launch. Click here for the startlocation on Google Maps.
    • Finish location:  Hotel Wolf, Le Markstein.
    • No aid station during te race. Final aid station for every participant.
    • Cut-off: 1h after the start
    • No UTMB® points.
    • There are NO plastic cups at the aid stations. Each runner has to carry his/her own cup or drinking system.
    Race profile.

    GPX available for download from 1week to the event.

  • 18km - 950m+ (Trail du Markstein - Saturday afternoon)

    • Start and finish: Hotel Wolf, Le Markstein.
    • 1 aid station (after 11km)
    • Cut-off: 19h30
    • There are NO plastic cups at the aid stations. Each runner has to carry his/her own cup or drinking system.

    GPX available for download from 1week to the event.

  • 10km - 490m+ (Trail du Grand Ballon - Sunday morning)

    • Start and finish: Hotel Wolf, Le Markstein.
    • No aid station during te race. Final aid station for every participant.
    • Cut-off: 17h00
    • No UTMB® points.
    • There are NO plastic cups at the aid stations. Each runner has to carry his/her own cup or drinking system.
    Race profile.

    GPX available for download from 1week to the event.

  • 23km - 1090m+ (Trail du Grand Ballon - Sunday morning)

     
    • Start and finish: Hotel Wolf, Le Markstein.
    • 1 aid station (after 11km)
    • Cut-off: 17h00
    • There are NO plastic cups at the aid stations. Each runner has to carry his/her own cup or drinking system.
    Race profile.

    GPX available for download from 1week to the event.

  • 32km - 1390m+ (Trail du Grand Ballon - Sunday morning)

     
    • Start and finish: Hotel Wolf, Le Markstein.
    • 1 aid station (after 11km)
    • 1 water point (after 24km)
    • Cut-off: 17h00
    • There are NO plastic cups at the aid stations. Each runner has to carry his/her own cup or drinking system.
    Race profile.

    GPX available for download from 1week to the event.

  • Courses On Google Maps + Locations Of The Aid Stations

    Trail du Markstein 18km on Google Maps

    Click here for the Trail du Markstein on Google Maps.

    Trail du Grand Ballon 32km on Google Maps

    Click here for the Trail du Grand Ballon 32km on Google Maps.

    Trail du Grand Ballon 23km on Google Maps

    Click here for the Trail du Grand Ballon 23km on Google Maps.

    Trail du Grand Ballon 10km on Google Maps

    Click here for the Trail du Grand Ballon 10km on Google Maps.


Practical information


  • Address - How to get there - Parking

    Start and finish at hotel Vayamundo Ol Foss d'Outh,
    Ol foss d'Outh 1, 6660 Houffalize.
    There is a large parking lot close to the start/finish.
    When the parking is full, the road to the hotel will be closed.
    You'll have to park your car in the centre of Houffalize.


  • Program

    Friday

    18.00 – 19.30Race office open, pick-up bib numbers

    Saturday

    05.15 – 07.00Race office open, pick-up bib numbers
    06.00: Start Trail du Grand Ballon 70km
    07.00: Start Trail du Grand Ballon 48km
    11u30 - 12u55: Race office open, pick-up bib numbers
    13u00: Start Sprinttrail
    14u00 - 16u00: Race office open, pick-up bib numbers
    16u00: Start Trail du Markstein 18km
    19u30: End day 1.

    Sunday

    08.00 - 10.00Race office open, pick-up bib numbers
    10.00: Start Trail du Grand Ballon 32km
    11.00 - 12.55Race office open, pick-up bib numbers
    12.00: Start Trail du Grand Ballon 23km
    13.00: Start Trail du Grand Ballon 10km
    17.00: End of the event.

    Award ceremony (per distance) is provided 15min after arrival of the 3rd athlete.


  • Pick up bib number and T-shirt

    Bib numbers are not sent in advance and can only be collected from the race secretary on the day of the race. You will receive your bib number by email a few days before the event and you can also view it on the list of participants that comes online at the same time as the mailing.

    You will receive all extras you ordered (such as a T-shirt or eco-cup) together with your bib number. It is possible to pick up the numbers of your family and/or friends. You must report all last minute changes in distance to the secretariat.

  • Change name, distance and / or cancel

    Changing your distance, buying a T-shirt, adapting your data and even canceling it can ONLY be done through your SQM Time account. So you do this all by yourself!

    After you have logged in, search for the relevant order and change the details. If your new data results in a lower cost price, your account will be credited and you can use that amount for another registration. If your new information leads to a higher registration price, you still have to pay that amount to complete the change.

    If you wish to cancel, your account will be credited in accordance with our cancellation conditions. You can then spend this amount on another registration later.

    Attention: Please check the conditions of the organizer to find out until when  you can cancel and how much your account will be credited !

  • Showers - Dressing rooms - Bags drop-off

    There are changing rooms and showers.

    Attention: If your shoes aren't clean, you can't enter the changing rooms. Think about the other participants who also wants to change clothes in a clean room. Wash your shoes before you enter!

    You can hand in your sports bag at the 'storage of sports bags' stand.
    Make sure you bring a well-closing bag because loose pieces or open bags are not accepted.
    Your bag will receive a number, which will also be noted on your chest number. You will not get your bag back without a bib number!

  • Insurance physical accidents

    By default you are NOT insured through the organization for physical injuries during the race. You can choose to take an insurance through the organizer when you register. This is an additional paying option.

  • Photoservice

    A selection of photos can be found a few days after the event on our Facebook page. This can be viewed by anyone, including those who do NOT have a Facebook account.

    During the event, the Sportograf team will be present to take the most beautiful photos of you in action. You can find your personal photos via the link below or by clicking on the icon behind your name in the results list.

  • Organisation

    Sportevents, bvba

    This event is part of the Scott Xtrails Series.

  • Where to stay?

    Looking for a nice place to stay?


    1. Hotel Wolf, Le Markstein.

    At 50m of the start.

    For booking, contact them by

    • e-mail: hotelwolf@aol.com 
    • telephone: +33 3 89 82 64 36 


    2. Auberge du Steinlebach.

    1km from the start and this place is one of the aid stations! 

    For booking, contact them by

    • telephone: +33 3 89 82 61 87 




Race information


  • Cut-off times

    All aid stations have official opening hours / opening times

    Scott Xtrails Vosges (France) : If you are unable to maintain the average speed as informed, this trail is unfortunately too high for you and we recommend choosing the smaller distance.

    Trail du Grand Ballon 33km (Sunday): 4,7km/h
    Trail du Grand Ballon 23km (Sunday): 4,4km/h
    Trail du Grand Ballon 10km (Sunday): 2,50km/h
    Trail du Markstein 18km (Saturday): 5,14km/h
    Sprinttrail 2km (Saturday): 2km/h

  • Podium / Prize allocation

    The prizes will be awarded during an award ceremony near the finish area.

    The exact hour will be decided on the day itself and communicated by the speaker or the race director. The ceremonies are held approximately 15 minutes after the arrival of the 3rd finisher.

    There are no age group podia, only overall for men and women.

  • Aid stations / No plastic cups

    AID STATIONS

    There are multiple aid stations during the race. The exact locations are indicated on the course map (see the "course" tab). The supplies have standard water, salty snacks, cake, candy, ... Attention! There are no plastic cups at the aid stations, so you have to bring your own drinking cup or bottle.


    PERSONAL DROP BAG

    There's no personal drop bag.

    NO PLASTIC CUPS!

    Because we respect the environment we do not provide disposable plastic cups. So you have to bring a drinking cup or bottle yourself. This applies to the aid stations along the way as well as at the finish. We have handy eco-cups, which are reusable drinking cups that you can fold, to be purchased with your online registration and/or to be purchased at the race office for 3 euros.

Media


  • Scott Xtrails Vosges (France) 2022

    Check out the photos of the Scott Xtrails Vosges 2022 on our Facebook page or look at all the photos taken (and also your personal photos) on the Sportograf website!


    • Scott Xtrails Vosges (France) 2021

      The Scott Xtrails could not take place in 2021. Nevertheless, you can still enjoy the nice photos of the 2019 edition via the link below.

      • Scott Xtrails Vosges (France) 2020

        The Scott Xtrails could not take place in 2021. Nevertheless, you can still enjoy the nice photos of the 2019 edition via the link below.

        • Scott Xtrails Vosges (France) 2019

          To view the photos in a larger format, we refer to the album on Facebook (also available for those who do not have a Facebook account) and / or the Sportograf event page. You can also view / purchase your personal photos on the event page of Sportograf.

          Results Scott Xtrails Hautes Vosges


          • 2022

            Click here for the results of 2019.

          • 2021

            The edition 2021 has not been organized.

          • 2020

            The edition 2020 has not been organized.

          • 2019

            Click here for the results of 2019.

          • 2018

            Click here for the results of 2018.

          • 2017

            Click here for the results of the Scott Xtrails 2017.


          SCOTT Xtrails France F.A.Q. 's


          • Are dogs and/or poles allowed?

            Dogs are not allowed.

            Poles are  allowed.

          • Is a (PETZL) head lamp mandatory?

            A head torche is not allowed for this event.
          • Due to circumstances I cannot participate. What should I do?

            Changing your distance, buying a T-shirt, adapting your data and even canceling it can ONLY be done through your SQM Time account. So you do this all by yourself!

            After you have logged in, search for the relevant order and change the details. If your new data results in a lower cost price, your account will be credited and you can use that amount for another registration. If your new information leads to a higher registration price, you still have to pay that amount to complete the change.

            If you wish to cancel, your account will be credited in accordance with our cancellation conditions. You can then spend this amount on another registration later.

            Attention: Please check the conditions of the organizer to find out until when  you can cancel and how much your account will be credited !

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