Nature

Houffa Trail

From €20.00
Organizer:

HOUFFATRAIL

10km-16km-23km-53km

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Official webpage of the Houffa Trail in Houffalize (10 - 16 - 23 - 53km). This trail is part of the Scott Xtrails Series

Update 08/04/2021 - Early next week (week of 12-04-2021) this event will be confirmed or not by the municipality.
 The decision will be communicated in this information box, by e-mail and through our social media


The Houffatrail is the wintertrail you can't miss! The 8th edition starts at the Hotel Vayamundo Ol Fosse d'Outh, in the centre of Houffalize.
Pick your distance, 10km, 16km, 23km or 53km on saturday and sunday 1st and 2nd of may 2021 ! (53km only on sunday).
This edition will take place according to the free start principle in different time slots, depending on the chosen distance.
Don't wait much longer, registrate, put on your shoes en run with us!

This trail has everything what a trail needs, single tracks, technical downhills, large forest trails, steep climbs, ...


Are you looking for bigger challenge? Register for the Scott Xtrails Houffalize en run the Trail des Coccinelles on saturday and the Houffa Trail on sunday!


The KIDS Trail on Saturday can unfortunately not take place this year.


Rates:

Registration is only possible online via Larssie and according to the price table below.
So it pays to register quickly!



Super Early Bird

Early Bird

Full price

Last Minute

10km

€12,00

€15,00

€20,00

€24,00

16km

€15,00

€19,00

€25,00

€30,00

23km

€19,00

€23,00

€30,00

€36,00

53km

€33,00

€38,00

€45,00

€54,00

Prices do not include handling fees from Larssie.com.


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Course, GPX Download, Time limits per aid station and itinerary to the aid stations.

The race is very varied. Single tracks, larger forest trail, steep climbs and technical descends! All of this, in a beautiful setting!

Some of the courses has even a (safe) river crossing! Check it out on the race courses below.


  • Houffa Trail 10km - 400m+

    • Start and finish: Hotel Vayamundo Ol Fosse d'Outh, Houffalize.
    • No aid stations (on the course or at the finish) are allowed. This is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the consumption of food and drink.
    • Cut-off: Check "Program" for the time limits
    • No river crossing
    • There are NO plastic cups at the aid stations. Each runner has to carry his/her own cup or drinking system.
    Race profile.

    GPX available for download from one week before the race date.
  • Houffa Trail 16km - 710m+

    • Start and finish: Hotel Vayamundo Ol Fosse d'Outh, Houffalize.
    • No aid stations (on the course or at the finish) are allowed. This is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the consumption of food and drink.
    • Cut-off: Check "Program" for the time limits
    • No rivercrossing
    • There are NO plastic cups at the aid stations. Each runner has to carry his/her own cup or drinking system.
    Race profile.

    GPX available for download from one week before the race date.
  • Houffa Trail 23km - 780m+

    • Start and finish: Hotel Vayamundo Ol Fosse d'Outh, Houffalize.
    • No aid stations (on the course or at the finish) are allowed. This is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the consumption of food and drink.
    • Cut-off: Check "Program" for the time limits
    • 1 rivercrossing
    • There are NO plastic cups at the aid stations. Each runner has to carry his/her own cup or drinking system.
    • 1 UTMB® point
    Race profile.

    GPX available for download from one week before the race date.
  • Houffa Trail - 53km - 1840m+

    Don't forget your (Petzl) headlamp for the start of this distance!

    • Start and finish: Hotel Vayamundo Ol Fosse d'Outh, Houffalize.
    • There's one aid station with water, coca-cola and packaged bars.
    • Cut-off: Check "Program" for the time limits
    • 2 rivercrossings
    • There are NO plastic cups at the aid stations. Each runner has to carry his/her own cup or drinking system.
    • 2 UTMB® points
    Race profile.

    GPX available for download from one week before the race date.
  • Time Limits Per Aid Station

    Cut-off: Check "Program" for the time limits


Practical information


  • COVID-19

    Only available in Dutch and French

  • Address - How to get there - Parking

    Start and finish at hotel Vayamundo Ol Foss d'Outh,
    Ol foss d'Outh 1, 6660 Houffalize.
    There is a large parking lot close to the start/finish.
    When the parking is full, the road to the hotel will be closed.
    You'll have to park your car in the centre of Houffalize.


  • Program

    Saturday 01.05.2021

    08.00 - 10.00Free start Houffa Trail 23km
    10.00 - 11.30Free start Houffa Trail 16km
    11.30 - 13.00Free start Houffa Trail 10km
    13.00 - 16.00: Free start Trail des Coccinelles 11 and 20km
    19:00: Time limit

    Sunday 02.05.2021

    07.00 - 09.00Free start  Houffa Trail 53km
    09.00 - 11.30Free start  Houffa Trail 23km
    11.30 - 13.30Free start  Houffa Trail 16km
    13.30 - 15.00Free start  Houffa Trail 10km
    17:00: Time limit

  • Change name, distance and / or cancel

    Changing your distance, buying a T-shirt, adapting your data and even canceling it can ONLY be done through your Larssie account. So you do this all by yourself!

    After you have logged in, search for the relevant order and change the details. If your new data results in a lower cost price, your account will be credited and you can use that amount for another registration. If your new information leads to a higher registration price, you still have to pay that amount to complete the change.

    If you wish to cancel, your account will be credited in accordance with our cancellation conditions. You can then spend this amount on another registration later.

    Attention: Please check the conditions of the organizer to find out until when  you can cancel and how much your account will be credited !

  • Showers - Dressing rooms - Bags drop-off

     Taking into account the current Corona measures, showers, changing rooms and dropbag + beware of bags are currently not proposed.
  • Insurance physical accidents

    By default you are NOT insured through the organization for physical injuries during the race. You can choose to take an insurance through the organizer when you register. This is an additional paying option.

  • Charity - Think Pink


    The organization supports the charity THINK PINK, the national breast cancer campaign. With your registration you can make a donation.


  • Photoservice

    A selection of photos can be found a few days after the event on our Facebook page. This can be viewed by anyone, including those who do NOT have a Facebook account.

    During the event, the Sportograf team will be present to take the most beautiful photos of you in action. You can find your personal photos via the link below or by clicking on the icon behind your name in the results list.

  • Organisation

    Sportevents, bvba

    This event is part of the Scott Xtrails Series.

  • Where to stay?

    hier komt iets ( voor houffalize en La Roche shortcode )
    Hoe ge het erin zet maakt mij niet uit. Ge kunt een opsomming doen met gewone hypelinks, afbeeldingskes etc what ever de RD is de boss.



Race information


  • There is no mass start

    Taking into account the current Corona measures, the free start principle applies to any distance. You always have a specific time slot you need to respect.   

    Your time only starts to run the moment you cross the starting line. If you decide to run a different distance on the day itself, you must inform the race office in advance.


  • Cut-off times

    Consult the tab "program" for the time limits.

  • Podium / Prize allocation

     Taking into account the current Corona measures, there will be no podium ceremony for this event. 

     There will be no prizes for the winners.

  • Aid stations / No plastic cups / Personal drop bag

    Consult the tab "route" to get detailed information about the aid stations. 

    Attention, taking into account the current Corona measures, many aid stations are no longer available and they’re very limited.   

    You will receive a race briefing a few days before the event, clearly indicating how the aid stations are handled and what is expected to be done to comply with the regulations.

Media


  • Houffa Trail 2020

    To view the photos in a larger format, we refer to the album on Facebook (also available for those who do not have a Facebook account) and / or the Sportograf event page. You can also view / purchase your personal photos on the event page of Sportograf.

    • Houffa Trail 2018

      To view the photos in a larger format, we refer to the album on Facebook (also available for those who do not have a Facebook account) and / or the Sportograf event page. You can also view / purchase your personal photos on the event page of Sportograf.

      Results Houffa Trail


      • 2021

        Click here for the results of 2021.

      • 2020

        Click here for the results of 2020.

      • 2018 (december)

        Click here for the results of 2018.

      • 2018 (january)

        Click here for the results of january 2018.

      • 2016

        Click here for the results of the Houffa Trail 15km - 2016.
        Click here for the results of the Houffa Trail 17km - 2016. 
        Click here for the results of the Houffa Trail 25km - 2016. 
        Click here for the results of the Houffa Trail 50km - 2016. 

      • 2015

        Click here for the results of the HouffaTrail 15km - 2015.
        Click here for the results of the HouffaTrail 25km - 2015. 
        Click here for the results of the HouffaTrail 50km - 2015. 

      • 2014

        Click here for the results of the HouffaTrail 15km - 2014.
        Click here for the results of the HouffaTrail 25km - 2014. 
        Click here for the results of the HouffaTrail 50km - 2014. 

      • 2013

        Click here for the results of the HouffaTrail 14km - 2013.
        Click here for the results of the HouffaTrail 25km - 2013. 
        Click here for the results of the HouffaTrail 50km - 2013. 


      Houffatrail F.A.Q. 's


      • Are dogs and/or poles allowed?

        Dogs are allowed if they stay on their leash and behave properly. Remember to also provide a drinking bowl for your dog. 

        Poles are  allowed.

      • Can we also hike this trail?

        No, it's not possible to walk on this event.

        If you're looking for a walking event, take a look at our Walking Events en click on the link below.

        Walking Events

      • Is a (PETZL) head lamp mandatory?

        If you're participating at a nighttrail or a semi-nighttrail, the head torche is mandatory.

      • Due to circumstances I cannot participate. What should I do?

        Changing your distance, buying a T-shirt, adapting your data and even canceling it can ONLY be done through your Larssie account. So you do this all by yourself!

        After you have logged in, search for the relevant order and change the details. If your new data results in a lower cost price, your account will be credited and you can use that amount for another registration. If your new information leads to a higher registration price, you still have to pay that amount to complete the change.

        If you wish to cancel, your account will be credited in accordance with our cancellation conditions. You can then spend this amount on another registration later.

        Attention: Please check the conditions of the organizer to find out until when  you can cancel and how much your account will be credited !