Trail Running Calendar Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes 2023-2024

At the heart of France, the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region stands out for its impressive array of trails. For the 2023-2024 season, no fewer than 165 trail races are scheduled, promising runners unforgettable experiences on diverse courses. Whether you're looking for technical challenges in Lyon, panoramic trails in Grenoble, or historic routes in Saint-Étienne, each city offers a unique adventure for nature running enthusiasts.

In Clermont-Ferrand, runners can expect to traverse the Auvergne volcanoes, while Chambéry opens the doors to the Prealps, offering breathtaking views and demanding ascents. Annecy, with its iconic lake and surrounding mountains, offers courses that combine natural beauty and athletic challenge. This diversity of landscapes makes the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region a true paradise for trail running, with races suitable for all levels, from beginners to seasoned ultra-trailers.

The SANTALE Trail will take place on December 16, 2023, in Saint Hilaire de Brens. It is a non-timed 10km race with an elevation gain of 240m. The event aims to bring participants together to celebrate the end of the year in a friendly atmosphere, with food and drinks available on site. Registration..

The 41st Cross GUY DALBAN will take place on December 16, 2023, at the Parc des Bruneaux in Firminy. The event offers courses of 2 km, 6 km, and 8 km for different age categories, as well as a Kids Cross with courses of 900 m. Online registrations are open until December 14, 2023, at midnight, and p..

The Novatrail - Novalaise will take place in Novalaise on Saturday 16 December 2023. You can run between 8 and 14 kilometers.

The Nocturnal Trail of La Praille will take place on December 16, 2023, at the Plateau d'Hauteville. Two courses are offered: the Intense Session Solo or Duo Relay of 14 km with 500m of positive elevation gain, and The Discovery of 7 km with 220m of positive elevation gain. The start will take place..

The Mozac Trail, titled "Assault on Tournoël," will take place on Saturday, December 23, 2023. The event includes three races with varying distances and elevation changes. Online registrations are open, and the GPX tracks of the courses will be disclosed 10 days before the event. The event is organi..

The Trail Du Facteur Hauterives will take place in Hauterives on Saturday 23 December 2023. You can run between 8 and 16 kilometers.

The 32nd Chambles Ascent will take place on Sunday, December 31, 2023, starting at 10 a.m. The 11 km trail course with a 310-meter elevation gain is open to participants born in 2008 and earlier, with a registration fee of 14 euros. The first three ladies and the first three men overall will be awar..

January 2024

The Trail Blanc de la Montagne Ardechoise will take place in Borne on Sunday 7 January 2024. You can run between 12 and 20 kilometers.

The Les Foulées Upiennes l'Hivernale will take place in Upie on Sunday 7 January 2024. You can run between 9 and 19 kilometers.

The Noctu Trail'Eurre will take place in Eurre on Saturday 13 January 2024. You can run between 7 and 14 kilometers.

The White Ram is an annual trail run that takes place in La Clusaz, with 2,000 participants setting off each year. The event features several races, including a ski pursuit, a night trail, an 8 km trail, a 14 km trail (sold out), and a 6 km snowshoe hike. The trail will take place on January 12 and ..

The Trail du Dauphine Beauregard-Baret will take place in Beauregard-Baret on Sunday 14 January 2024. You can run between 8 and 15 kilometers.

The Winter Trail of Coursières will take place on Sunday, January 14, 2024 in Saint-Martin-en-Haut, in the Rhône. It offers two races: a 32 km course with 1170m of positive elevation, and a 15 km course with 460m of positive elevation. Online registrations will open soon and no on-site registration ..

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The Sancy Mont-Dore Winter Trail will take place on Sunday, January 14, 2024, with two distances to choose from: 22.6 km with 1050 meters of positive elevation gain or 32.6 km with 1600 meters of positive elevation gain. Registrations will open on Sunday, November 5 at noon. All information related ..

The Trail d'Avenas will take place in Avenas on Saturday 20 January 2024. You can run between 12 and 28 kilometers.

The Inuit Night Trail takes place on Saturday, January 20, 2024, offering participants the choice between a 7.5 km loop with 250 meters of positive elevation gain or doubling the distance to run 15 km with 500 meters of positive elevation gain. Both athletes and contemplative walkers can enjoy the s..

The 14th edition of La Nuit Blanche du Pilat, a nighttime white trail, will take place in the snowy forests of the Pilat Mountains Natural Park. The number of bibs is limited to 1,000 this year. Runners will cover 14 km and the proceeds from the evening will be donated to the fight against Lymphoma ..

This is a white trail race at Les 2 Alpes, offering courses of 10km, 21km, and 42km. The race takes place on snow and at night, offering magnificent views of the illuminated villages and light animations along the course. Participants will have the opportunity to enjoy a beautiful sunset at 2100m al..

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The Nocturnal Trail of the Lions is an event organized by the PSN association, featuring two courses of 25 km and 14 km. The event supports the ACTE AUVERGNE association, which helps children with cancer, as well as the "UN DÉFI DE TAILLE" association, which supports families and children affected b..

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The Galette Trail will take place on Sunday, January 21, 2024, in Labastide de Virac (07). Two routes are offered: one of 14 km with 300 m of positive elevation gain, and one of 7.5 km with 200 m of positive elevation gain. Participants can register solo, as a duo, or for a hike.