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TRAIL BRUSSELS – 21.10.2018

Congratulations to the 2146 participants of The Trail De Bruxelles!

Click here for the best-off pictures of Sportograf and or watch them on our Facebook page

 


 

  • Information
  • COURSE
  • Results

1. How to get there - accessibility - parking

Secretariat, start and finish are located at the BLOSO sports center Forêt de Soignes Sport.
Address : Waversesteenweg 2057,1160 Auderghem. Click here to take a look at the map in Google Maps.

2. Program and schedule

Sunday 21 October

The schedules are note definitive.

08:30 until 15:15 – Pick up bib numbers
10:00 – Start 33 km
11:00 – Start 25 km
13:00 – Start 17 km
14:00 – Start 14 km
14:45 – Start 10 km*
15:15 – Start 6 km*

Medal ceremony immediately after the arrival of the 3rd place finisher.
* The 6 km & 10km are considered as finishers events where the experience is more important than the performance. Therefore no prizes will be awarded for these races.

3. Participation Package

  • Wonderful course through beautiful Sonian Forest
  • Showers and changing rooms
  • High quality aid stations on the course and at the finish
  • Electronic chip (integrated in bib number)


Insurance for physical injuries are NOT included in the registration fee.

4. Spectator information

This information will be provided as soon as possible.

5. Changing rooms, showers, preservation sports bags

After the race you can take a shower in BLOSO sports center Forêt de Soignes Sport. There are two locker rooms equipped with showers.

From 08:00 you’re able to leave your bag to the stand “preservation sports bags”. A nummer will be attached to your bag. The same number will be written on your bib number. After the race you can only pick up your bag by showing this number.

Loose clothing or plastic bags will not be accepted. Make sure you bring a good closing (sports) bag to store your things.

6. Time limits

Every participant must cross the finish line before 17.00

7. Aid station(s)

  • 6km : No aid station
  • 10km : No aid station
  • 14km : 1 aid station
  • 17km : 1 aid station
  • 25km : 2 aid stations
  • 33km : 2 aid stations

There will be an aid station for every distance at the end of the race.

8. Eco responsibility - no plastic cups!

eco cup

At the aidstations we will provide water, coke, fruits, chips, pretzls and cake.

Eco responsibility:

During all our trails, the organization will not use any plastic cups. This way we minimize our environmental footprint. Drinks will be available at the aid stations and at the finish, but NO cups. So you need to bring your own cup or system. All our participants will be able to order a foldable racecup with their registration at cost prize. Obviously it is not obliged to use this particular cup and you are free to use your own system.

9. Trail Brussels on Facebook

Register now and stay tuned about the latest news of this event.

10. Charity

CHARITY: THINK PINK

Breast cancer affects one woman in eight in our country. That leads us to the sad world record. As Belgium’s national breast cancer campaign, the non-profit organisation Think-Pink thinks this is unacceptable. Join forces in the fight against breast cancer and “don’t give breast cancer a chance” too.

Four clearly stated goals define Think-Pink: informing people, raising public awareness, financing scientific research and supporting projects involving care and follow-up care. To be able to realise these goals, Think-Pink has set up three funds. Our Geef om Haar Funds aides women to purchase a wig. The Share your Care Funds eases up life for women who suffer breast cancer, inside and outside the breast clinic, during treatment and afterwards, in little things, small acts. Lastly, the SMART Funds finances scientific research which looks into new methods for detecting and treating breast cancer, as well as into follow-up care.

Site: www.think-pink.be

11. Qualifying race Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc®

THE 28KM & 33KM HAVE 1 QUALIFICATION POINT

 

Points ITRA et/ou UTMB®

From January 1, 2019 the ITRA® uses a new points system for qualifying races to participate in, for example, the UTMB®, CCC®, TDS® and the OCC®.

These points are obtained by the formula: distance (km) + (altimeters (m) / 100). For example: A race of 50km and 2000m+ will give you 50 + (2000/100) = 70 Km-effort = 2 ITRA® points.
This race will be categorized in category “S” with an Km-effort between 45 and 75.
The races will be categorized differently from March 1, 2018 as u can see in the table 1 below.

UTMB® points and ITRA® points are not the same, you’ll find more information about it, in the text below.

Table 1

The ITRA® performance index calculated according to the new classification/catégory will be effective from March 2018. (table 1 – 1st column)
The new points, defined according to the new limits, will apply from 2019. (Table 1)
2018 races keep the points assigned according to the old limits. (Table 2)

Table 2

n table 3 below, you’ll find the points you need to register for the lottery of one of the UTMB® races.


Table 3

ITRA® points vs. UTMB® points.

ITRA® points:

To receive ITRA® points, the organization of the trailrun must request the ITRA® points at the ITRA®. ITRA treats the demand as fast as possible, calculates the right total of points and assigns them to the race.
Each participant who finishes the race in time, gets these ITRA® points automatically. The participants don’t have to do anything but finishing the race in time to earn the ITRA® points.
We recommend the participants to make an account on http://itra.run to have a clear view on their races.

UTMB® points:

Request of UTMB® points.

When ITRA has approved the ITRA® points to the race, the organization receives a unique ID of this race. With this unique ID, the organization can do a request at the organization of the UTMB® to add his race on the list of qualified UTMB® Races. From the moment that the UTMB® organization approves this request, the race is officially an UTMB® qualified race and the ITRA® point(s) becomes also (a) UTMB® point(s).

This step can take 10 days.

Notice : A ITRA® point is not necessarily a UTMB® point. The organization can procure ITRA® points without giving UTMB® points. The organization must request the UTMB® points at the organization to add this race on the list.

Assigning UTMB® points to the athletes.

When the organization has the official results of his race, he sends the results to ITRA® who will treats them.
The athletes in the results will automatically receive the ITRA® points. The UTMB® receives the data from the ITRA® and knows from then how much points you have.
Important : You can only have UTMB® points if the organization request this points at the UTMB.
Our organization always gives both.

This last step can take a few weeks.

 

REGISTER TRAIL BRUSSELS

6 Km
Start 15.15
Altimeters 139m+
UTMB® Points – 0
No aid station
300 entries
12 euro to jul 31
15 euro from aug 1
10 Km
Start 14.45
Altimeters 187m+
UTMB® Points – 0
No aid station
300 entries
15 euro to jul 31
18 euro from aug 1
14 Km
Start 14.00
Altimeters 228m+
UTMB® Points – 0
1 aid station
400 entries
18 euro to jul 31
21 euro from aug 1
17 Km
Start 13.00
Altimeters 310m+
UTMB® Points – 0
1 aid station
400 entries
20 euro to jul 31
23 euro from aug 1
25 Km
UTMB
Start 11.00
Altimeters 448m+
2 aid stations
400 entries
24 euro to jul 31
27 euro from aug 1
33 Km
UTMB
Start 10.00
Altimeters 604m+
2 aid stations
600 entries
30 euro to jul 31
33 euro from aug 1

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