Cha Cha Cha Ultra

Date 09/11/2021 – 09/19/2021

Country Switzerland

Distance 82km  43km, 21km, 10km

Elevation 5900m  2950m, 1200m, 770m


Description

After successfully navigating the challenges of 2020 to put on their first race, Cha Cha Cha is back – and this year its bigger! The Cha Cha Cha race is based out of Le Chable, near the famous mountain town of Verbier in the Swiss Valais region. Here is the low down from race directors Lottie Pridham and Emma Bodkin:

Cha Cha Cha Ultra 82km 5900m – 11.09.21

The longest and toughest course of the series, aimed at seasoned athletes. The course, starting and finishing in Le Châble, has been designed with personal challenge in mind, taking you to your limits whilst exploring the incredible local trails. You will be rewarded with challenging climbs and dramatic scenery. This is designed to be self selecting. You must be physically and mentally ready for the challenge!

Cha Cha Cha 21km 1200m – 11.09.21

Half marathon distance, open to all levels and ages, starting in Le Châble and finishing at the stunning Champex Lac. This fast and undulating course travels along the valley and under the famous Catogne mountain. The technical forest section offers a steep, challenging climb up above the lake before gently descending to the finish line. A community inspired race with stunning views along the course and the option of a lake swim at the end!

Cha Cha Cha 43km 2950m – 12.09.21

Marathon distance and the 2nd longest course of the series, this is aimed at intermediate-experienced trail runners. Starting and finishing in Le Châble the route travels up both sides of the Verbier valley. A challenging course showcasing the local Val de Bagnes trails including some steep, technical climbs, undulating & scenic ridgeline sections but also some fast paced descents. 

 
Cha Cha Cha 10km 770m – 19.09.21
A fantastic introduction to trail racing, around the Verbier trails. This community inspired race is inclusive and encourages all ages and abilities onto the trails. The route starts with a climb up to Clambin, before circumnavigating the stunning trails above Verbier town and gradually descending to the finish. You will be challenged with 2 climbs, technical forest sections and fast flat sections.