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4 deserts Sahara Race: stage three, 43 km, 7th!

Today was tough, it started well, very nice scenery again in the dune. I joined Olivier and ran with him for a while. Then Jude, another french caught us and we ran the three of us for a while, having 3 Frenchies in the top 6. I made the first half in just 2:30 hours […]
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4 deserts Sahara Race: stage two, 42 km, 5th overall!

Thank you all for the support I get through your emails! Keep on sending, they really help me staying focused and pushes me to try my best. As I wrote yesterday, I had a hard time to finish but I recover rather well. The good thing with having lots of food, even though it’s heavy, […]
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4 deserts Sahara Race: Arriving in Cairo

After a 12 hours trip – door to door – I arrived in Cairo for the Sahara race. For once I made it without flight delay and my luggage made it too. “Easy” compared to the runners coming from Asia or America. Unlike an Himalayan expedition, we don’t have to worry much about the weather, […]
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Endurance Trail Templiers 2010

The festival of Templiers (Knights Templar) is one of the most famous Trail events in France. The Endurance Ultra Trail of Templiers is the longest race of the Festival with 111 km and 4 590 m of ascent. This year, the race started from Millau and offered and an outstanding trail through the Causse Noir, […]
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11th Trail de Gorbio

Today we were 80 runners to take the start of 11th Trail de Gorbio, a nice trail running race of 42 km and 2900 meters of ascent near Menton. Distance: 42 km, ascent: 2900m / descent: 2900m, 5h21, I ranked 21st. Winter view from the top of Cime du Baudon (© P. Gatta)
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Endurance Trail Templiers 2009

One of the oldest and most famous Ultra distance race in France. The 2009 edition of the Endurance Trail des Templiers was 112 km long and 4450 meters of climb. The race took place at Nant, close to the city of Millau in Aveyron. Distance: 112 km, ascent: 4450m / descent: 4450m. Nant (© A. […]
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