How to Train for

Trail Alsace Grand Est by UTMB®

Find out all you need to know about the Trail Alsace Grand Est Training Plans

When?

Friday May 17th to Sunday 20th 2024

Where?

Barr to Orschwiller, France.

Distance

26-113km / 16-70mi

Elevation Gain

1,300-6,300km / 808-3,915mi

Mountain Index

37-40km / 23-25mi

About
the Race

Experience the diverse beauty of Alsace through four distinct trail races.

The 20K race

It starts in Barr, the wine capital of Alsace. It takes runners through picturesque landscapes, including the historic Landsberg castle, the Abbey of Hohenbourg, and a magical forest with hidden castles, ending on the historic ramparts of Obernai.

The 50K race

It also begins in Barr, leading runners through lush forests, seven castles, and panoramic views from the Bloss and Mont Sainte-Odile, finishing in Obernai.

The 100K race

Starts in Orschwiller, transitioning from wine paths to the fortified town of Saint-Hippolyte, passing through about twenty castles, and following a scenic route similar to the 50K through Mont Sainte-Odile and Rosheim, concluding in Obernai.

The epic 100-mile race

Kicks off in Colmar, showcasing over 20 castles, the Vosges mountains, and picturesque Alsatian villages, culminating with a triumphant finish on the ramparts of Obernai.

Each race offers a unique blend of natural beauty, historic sites, and challenging trails for an unforgettable adventure.

Training
tips

To train for Ultra-Trail Snowdonia by UTMB, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

Runna offers running training plans for every runner and goal out there.

With Runna, your running coaching app, you get a personalized 100km training plan that:

  • Structures your week and sets out all sessions for you
  • Automatically adjusts your mileage and types of runs to help you perform at your best
  • Incorporates deloads and strength training
  • Helps you manage your recovery and nutrition

Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

Check out our personalized 100km training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

race distances

20km

Elevation Gain: 1,200

Mountain Index: 46

50km

Elevation Gain: 3,300

Mountain Index: 62

100km

Elevation Gain: 4,600

Mountain Index: 66

100m

Elevation Gain: 6,600

Mountain Index: 66

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WILDSTRUBEL BY UTMB® - WILD 25

The Wild 25 may be the shortest race, but it still poses a unique challenge with fast and technical terrain. Our training plan will help you develop the necessary skills.

WILDSTRUBEL BY UTMB® - WILD 50

The Wild 50 offers a perfect balance between a challenging race and beautiful views. Our training plan focuses on key workouts and endurance to prepare you for the rolling terrain and long climbs.

WILDSTRUBEL BY UTMB® - WILD 70

The Wild 70 demands speed and strength in order to cover the challenging terrain while also enjoying the stunning scenery.

WILDSTRUBEL BY UTMB® - WILD 110

With our training plan you'll have access to weekly coach support to ensure you're on the right track.

Race
FAQ's

The Wild 110 is a fast and challenging race that covers some of the most beautiful views in the area.

Our training plan is tailored to help you increase your endurance and develop the technical skills necessary for steep climbs and descents.

You’ll have access to weekly coach support to ensure you’re on the right track.

Start your training now WILDSTRUBEL BY UTMB® – WILD 110
Our training plan is designed to help you improve your strength, speed, and technical ability to make the most of this 70 km journey.

The Wild 70 demands speed and strength in order to cover the challenging terrain while also enjoying the stunning scenery.

Training Plan: WILDSTRUBEL BY UTMB® – WILD 70
The Wild 50 offers a perfect balance between a challenging race and beautiful views.

Our training plan focuses on key workouts and endurance to prepare you for the rolling terrain and long climbs. With weekly coach support, you’ll have everything you need to reach the finish line.

Start Training WILDSTRUBEL BY UTMB® – WILD 50

The Wild 25 may be the shortest race, but it still poses a unique challenge with fast and technical terrain.

Our training plan will help you develop the skills necessary for the steep and technical climbs while also increasing your endurance to cover the distance.

WILDSTRUBEL BY UTMB® – WILD 25

 

100M

The race covers a distance of 113 kilometers with an elevation gain of 6,600 meters.

100KM

The race covers a distance of 70 kilometers with an elevation gain of 4,600 meters.

50KM

The race covers a distance of 53 kilometers with an elevation gain of 3,300 meters.

20KM

The race covers a distance of 26 kilometers with an elevation gain of 1,200 meters.

100M

The race is in Crans-Montana, Switzerland.

100KM

The race starts in Kandersteg and finishes in Crans-Montana, Switzerland.

50KM 

The race starts in Adelboden and finishes in Crans-Montana, Switzerland.

20KM

The race starts and finishes in Leukerbad, Switzerland.

100M , 100KM

The Wildstrubel by UTMB – Wild 110 and 100km race takes place on September 13, 2024.

50KM

The Wildstrubel by UTMB – Wild 50 race takes place on September 14, 2024.

20KM 

The Wildstrubel by UTMB – Wild 25 race takes place on September 15, 2024.

We really want to hear from you, and are here to answer any questions you have. So feel free to write us to explore@vert.run, and one of our coaches will get back to you within 48 hours or fewer.

If you’re a monthly subscriber, yes! You can switch between training plans however you’d like. Just go to your dashboard and choose the “change or restart plan” option. This will take you to your training plan menu. Of course, we do recommend that you finish a training plan once you’ve started it (unless you find it to be way to difficult or easy), since they’re designed to build your fitness over weeks. When you leave a training plan in the middle, you’ll miss key workouts; and when you start a new plan, you’ll start it from the beginning. This is to make sure that you train safely and responsibly, and that the skills you develop are built to last. We encourage you to stick out each plan, challenge yourself in a race or other personal challenge, and then to start a new plan with fresh legs.

100M

The maximum allowed race time is 30 hours.

100KM

The maximum allowed race time is 17 hours 15 minutes.

50KM

The maximum allowed race time is 14 hours.

20KM

The maximum allowed race time is 06 hours.

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