2015 will only be the third edition of Gran Trail Courmayeur, but the race can already be considered one of the big international appointment for the trail running community due to the high number of foreigners runners who already registered for the event. Beside Italy, there will 19 countries represented at the starting line, Israele, South Corea and Arabian Emirates included.
Athletes takes advantages of this event not only to run in the Mont Blanc and savor the beauty of the whole Aosta Valley, but also to train and test for other races organized by Vda Trailers such as Tor des Géants (September) and Arrancabirra (October).
Runners who will face the 30, 60 and 90 km races are therefore also training but what counts more is the spirit who is behind running, the willing to admire the nature, to confront with landscapes and people you will end up falling in love with: this is something that matters for all the foreigners who signed up for the competition, along with the food, the hospitality and the beauty of the Valley.
Registration for the races are still open on the www.100x100trail.com website. At the starting line there will be some of the most appreciated runners in Italy: Bruno Brunod, Giuliano Cavallo, Fabrizio Roux, Marco Gazzola and runners who are now recovering from the World Running Championship of Annecy.
All that said, competition and fun are assured for GTC..and then, there is the Mont Blanc. GTC can also become a chance to discover the new SkyWay which, from Courmayeur, will take you directly up in the sky.