To kick off the season on a high note, Morzine, in close collaboration with Spartan Race France, has programmed the creation of a brand new event. This is a white trail called Morzine Spartan Winter Trail and it will take place on December 12, 2021, preceded on December 11 by a race dedicated to children, called Winter Spartan Kids.
First Spartan Winter Trail in MorzineTrail runners are now used to coming and racing in Morzine every summer for “Trail des Hauts-Forts” race which usually takes place in August. The Spartans have also been meeting for several years in the village for a trifecta weekend in early summer. Maybe they thought they had seen it all, but that's without counting on the creativity of Spartan Race France, which, in collaboration with the resort, returns in winter to Morzine and inaugurates the first Morzine Spartan Winter Trail.
This new sport event will take place on 2 routes laid out in the village and on the ski slopes. The first race will be a 10km race and the second one will take the form of a “half marathon”. The start will take place in the heart of the village and the participants will have to face a course which made the reputation of the summer Spartan in Morzine.
Christophe Mugnier, Director of the Morzine - Avoriaz Tourist Office, talks about this brand new adventure in glowing terms:
“With the Trail des Hauts Forts in summer and the Winter Trail in December, Morzine opens its playground to Trail runners all year round. This 1st edition of the Winter Trail will be an opportunity to rediscover the routes in a winter version: the technique will be different and the format more spectacular than ever. The start and finish will take place in the heart of the village, the route will then quickly escape to the Pléney / Nyon ski area to gain height, travel the ridges and return after 21 km in the countryside on the Tourist Office square."
Winter Spartan Kids : an obstacle course for the youngestKids have not been forgotten by the organization; the day before the adult race, they will be offered the opportunity to participate in an obstacle course by Spartan Race, the Winter Spartan Kids. They will compete on a course specially designed for them in the village.
Save the date!
Morzine on December 11th and 12th!