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Scott Xtrails Houffalize

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SCOTT XTRAILS HOUFFALIZE

Combo 20km + 23km or 20km + 53km

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Official webpage of the Scott Xtrails Houffalize in Houffalize  (20 + 23km of 20km + 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 commune of Houffalize.
The decision will be communicated within this information framework, by email and via our social media..


Don't miss the 8th edition of the Multistage Scott Xtrails Houffalize at the Hotel Vayamundo Ol Fosse d'Outh, in the centre of Houffalize.

One distance isn't enough for you? Always looking for more? Join us on the 1st and 2nd of May 2021 and enjoy this huge trailweekend!


1st stage: Start with the Trail des Coccinelles 20km on saturday. Go hard, go fast, but hold some energy for the 2nd stage!
2nd stage: make sure your batteries are loaded for the Houffa Trail (23km or 53km) on Sunday!
Competition distance is 20km + 53km.


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


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Course, GPX download, time limits 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.


  • 3km - 160m+ (Kamikazetrail - Saturday morning)

    Only the combination Trail des Coccinelles 20km + Houffa Trail 23km or 53km is possible this year.
  • 20km - 790m+ (Trail des Coccinelles - Saturday)

    • 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: Consult the tab "program".
    • No river crossing
    • 1 UTMB® point
    • 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.
  • 10km - 400m+ (Houffa Trail - Sunday)

    Only the combination Trail des Coccinelles 20km + Houffa Trail 23km or 53km is possible this year.
  • 16km - 710m+ (Houffa Trail - Sunday)

    Only the combination Trail des Coccinelles 20km + Houffa Trail 23km or 53km is possible this year.
  • 23km - 780m+ (Houffa Trail - Sunday)

    • 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: Consult the tab "program".
    • 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.
  • 53km - 1840m+ (Houffa Trail - Sunday)

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

    • 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: Consult the tab "program".
    • 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.
  • Courses On Google Maps + aid stations

    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.


Practical information


  • Measures Covid-19

    Despite the current Covid measures we have, in consultation with the municipality of Houffalize, succeeded in offering an alternative concept so that the Scott Xtrails can take place. To ensure that this can take place in a Covid safe situation for everyone the following measures have been taken.

    The event will continue according to the free start principle.

    •    Free start 
         The start will take place according to the free start principle.
         Respect the time slots for the Trail des Coccinelles on Saturday and the Houffa Trail on Sunday.
    •    Maximum number of runners
    •    Bib numbers with timing chip will be sent by post.
            - Do you already have a membership number? Then use your VIP bib number!
             - Have you not yet received a membership start number? You can pick it up exceptionally on site. The time is indicated in the briefing that you will receive by e-mail.
    •    Choice of the different combination possibilities (20/53 is the competition distance)
    •    The finish will be at the bridge on the Esplanade as in previous editions. This is on the other side of the hotel.
    •    The courses are permanently marked and controlled
    •    No built up event location.
    •    Aid stations : please refer to the "race course" tab.
    •    No changing rooms, showers or sports bag deposit
    •    No day registration possible

    If an event cannot take place due to a resurgence of COVID-19, participants will receive a voucher (credits) worth 40% of the registration fee. Thanks to an extra option at your registration, this amount can be increased to 100%. The voucher (credits) are valid for 1 year, are not personal and can be used on all Sportevents events. Not included in the voucher are: ACTI+ insurance, administration costs and donations. This voucher is only given if an event cannot take place because of COVID-19. For individual cases (infected with COVID-19 or travel restriction) our general cancellation conditions always apply.

  • 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

    13.00 - 16.00: Free start Trail des Coccinelles 20km
    19:00: Time limit

    Sunday 02.05.2021

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

  • Pick up bib number and T-shirt

    Bib numbers will be sent to your home adress You will receive the bib number(s) a few days before the event.

    If you register more than one participant, the bib numbers will be sent to the address of the account holder. Make sure the address in your account is correct and complete.

    You can get all extras you ordered (such as a T-shirt, Scarff® or a foldable cup) on site at the race office.  It is possible to pick up the numbers of your family and/or friends. You must report all last minute changes in distance to the secretariat.
    Unless you received an e-mail saying that this was not possible due to the current measures. In that case, you must set these options to "NO" in your account by changing your registration.

    Other modifications can also be made yourself via your personal account up until the day before the event. Quick, easy and avoid queues !

  • 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?

    Please check out the dutch or French website for information about "where to stay".



Race information


  • Startprocedure

    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


  • Scott Xtrails Houffalize 2020 - Sunday

    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) et/ou sur la page Sportograf de l'événement. Vous pourrez voir/acheter sur cette page vos photos personnelles.


      • Scott Xtrails Houffalize 2020 - Saturday

        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).

        • Scott Xtrails Houffalize 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


          • 2021

            Click here for the results of 2021.

          • 2020

            Click here for the results of 2020.

          • 2018 (december)

            Click here for the results of the Scott Xtrails of december 2018.

          • 2018 (january)

            Click here for the results of the Scott Xtrails of January 2018.

          • 2016

            Click here for the results of the Xtrails 2016. 
            Click here for the results of the KamikazeTrail 2016.
            Consult the pages of HouffaTrail and The Trail des Coccinelles for the results of theses trails.

          • 2015

            Click here for the results of the Xtrails 2015. 
            Click here for the results of the KamikazeTrail 2015.
            Consult the pages of HouffaTrail and The Trail des Coccinelles for the results of theses trails.

          • 2014

            Click here for the results of the Xtrails 2014. 
            Click here for the results of the KamikazeTrail 2014.
            Consult the pages of the HouffaTrail and the Trail des Coccinelles for the results of theses trails.

          • 2013

            Click here for the results of the Xtrails 2013.
            Click here for the results of the KamikazeTrail 2013.
            Consult the pages of the HouffaTrail and the Trail des Coccinelles for the results of theses trails.


          Scott Xtrails Houffalize 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 !