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The White Ring - The Trailchallenge - The relay event

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The route is the same as for the ‘big hero’ event. View the sections and transition zones here at a glance.
difficult
Distance 49.2 km
5:00 h
4,241 m
4,223 m
2,436 m
1,428 m

Stage details: 

 

1st stage Lech - Oberlech - Kriegeralpe Alpine hut - Zugertobel - Zug (approx. 11,4 km) 

 

2nd stage Zug - Madloch mountain - Madloch Joch ridge - Zürs (approx. 9.2 km)

 

3rd stage Zürs - Trittalp mountain hut - Monzabonalpe Alpine pasture - Rüfikopf mountain - Lech (approx. 11,2 km)

 

Difficulty level:

 

1st stage: well suited for hobby runners

 

2nd stage: requires good physical condition as well as advanced trail running skills. Recommended for professionals

 

3rd stage: also highly recommended for ambitious trail runners and professionals

 

The transition zones in Zug and Zürs also have timekeeping and control points. These help spectators and fans to keep track of where their favourite athletes currently are as they progress through the course. Split times help keep things suspenseful as the sections can be precisely recorded, commented on and followed.

 

 

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Lech Zuers Tourismus GmbH
Update: August 12, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
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Highest point
2,436 m
Lowest point
1,428 m
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Safety information

EMERGENCY CALL:

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For more information please visit www.vorarlberg.travel/safety

Start

Lech (1,444 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.210001, 10.143659
DMS
47°12'36.0"N 10°08'37.2"E
UTM
32T 586605 5229135
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Destination

Lech

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Coordinates

DD
47.210001, 10.143659
DMS
47°12'36.0"N 10°08'37.2"E
UTM
32T 586605 5229135
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Equipment

During the competition all heroes and heroines are required to bring the following equipment:

 

  • Trailrunning - Shoes
  • Rainwear or overgarments as rain protection
  • Warm clothing (top and long trousers or leg warmers)
  • Gloves and cap
  • Water tank and at least 1.5 litres of water
  • Emergency equipment (first aid kit, blanket, whistle)
  • Headlamp with charged battery

Basic Equipment for Trail Running

  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Comfortable running shoes
  • Trail running socks
  • Vest pack
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Sunglasses
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Headlamp
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
49.2 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
4,241 m
Descent
4,223 m
Highest point
2,436 m
Lowest point
1,428 m
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