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Trail des Fantômes

 
 
From €17.00
Organizer:
Registration possible until 06-08-2020


13km-20km-27km-42km

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Officiële webpage of Trail des Fantômes at La Roche-en-Ardenne (13 - 20 - 27 - 42km). 


This "classic" among the trail races is now in its 11th edition. As always with challenging courses through the beautiful nature of La Roche-en-Ardenne. 
During this edition you can choose one of the 4 different distances from 10 to 42km. 

The Trail des Fantômes will take place differently because of the current circumstances.
Short information : The Trail des Fantômes will take place from July 18th to August 16th.
You can start on the proposed dates, right in the registration column. You can start when you want to from 09h00 and finish till 18h. 

 Click below for more details about the starting numbers, aid stations, timing,...


You can also consult all the information via the information tabs lower on this page.

Course information

Consult all the information concerning the courses and the altitude profile below.


Saturday

  • Trail des Fantômes 13km - 650m+

    • Start- en finish: Maboge, Café "Den Erpel". Click here for the right location.
    • 2 watercrossings.
    • No aid station.
    • Free start from 09h00 and finish before 18h00.
    • No UTMB® points.
    • Respect at all times the guidelines imposed by the Belgian government!


  • Trail des Fantômes 20km - 1070m+

    • Start- en finish: Maboge, Café "Den Erpel". Click here for the right location.
    • 2 watercrossings.
    • No aid station.
    • Free start from 09h00 and finish before 18h00.
    • 1 UTMB® point.
    • Respect at all times the guidelines imposed by the Belgian government!


  • Trail des Fantômes 27km - 1360m+

    • Start- en finish: Maboge, Café "Den Erpel". Click here for the right location.
    • One watercrossing.
    • 1 aid station after 16km with sealed bottles en cans, available from 10h00 to 16h00.
      Attention, respect the COVID-19 guidelines and hygiene regulations.
      Do not return an opened bottle to the supply.
      Open bottle or can = drink out or take away.
    • Free start from 09h00 and finish before 18h00.
    • 1 UTMB® point.
    • Respect at all times the guidelines imposed by the Belgian government!


  • Trail des Fantômes 42km - 2130m+

    • Start- en finish: Maboge, Café "Den Erpel". Click here for the right location.
    • One watercrossing.
    • 1 aid station after 31km with sealed bottles en cans, available from 10h00 to 16h00.
      Attention, respect the COVID-19 guidelines and hygiene regulations.
      Do not return an opened bottle to the supply. 
      Open bottle or can = drink out or take away.
    • Free start from 09h00 and finish before 18h00.
    • 2 UTMB® points.
    • Respect at all times the guidelines imposed by the Belgian government!


  • Aid station and personal aid station

    Taking into account the current measures, there will be only 1 limited aid station for the 42km and the 27km.
    For the 20km and the 13km there will be no aid station.

    Do you want to organize your own extra aid stations? That is possible!
    Below you will find links (Google Maps) to locations where you can be personally supplied. By a friend for example.

    42km

    Aid station or hotspotAfter ... km Link  Locatie 
     19kmClick here Football, Rue du Hérou.
     220km Click here Centre ADEPS Engreux.
     3 = Aid station31kmClick here Three houses, Ortho.
    27km
     
    Aid station or hotspot
     After ... km Link  Locatie 
     19km Click here Football, Rue du Hérou.
     2 = Aid station 16kmClick hereThree houses, Ortho.

    20km
     
    Aid station or hotspot
    After ... km Link Locatie
     1 9kmClick here Football, Rue du Hérou. 

    13km
     
    Aid station or hotspot
     After ... kmLinkLocatie 
     17km Click hereRue du Tier, Nadrin. 


Practical information


  • Address - How to get there - Parking

    NEW ADRESS : Café "Den Erpel" te 6982 Maboge.
    Follow signs direction Houffalize.

    There is a parking nearby the start and finish area. 
    Follow the signs 'parking'.

  • Program

    PROGRAMME

    TIME TABLE: You can start from 09h00 and finish til 18h00.

    DATES : Consult the different dates in the online registration tab.

  • Pick up bib number and T-shirt

    Bib numbers ,and your Scarff® if you bought one,  are sent by mail to your home adress. 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 or a foldable cup) on site at Café "Den Erpel" in Maboge.

    Changes to your account are possible until 22.06.2020.

    From 23.06.2020 you can only change your date online if the desired date is free. We strictly adhere to the current measures and cannot allow any exceptions. The maximum number of participants per day cannot be exceeded.

    For changes concerning your distance (downgrade only), please contact timing@sportevents.eu.


  • 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.

    The bib numbers are send by mail to your home adress. By consequent it's not possible to cancel a registration.

    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 hygiene regulations, showers and/or changing rooms are not provided. 

     Consequently, there's no "Bags drop-off" provided.

  • 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.

  • Support Think Pink


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

  • Photoservice

    Given the current circumstances it is unfortunately not possible to provide a photo service. 

    Don't hesitate to take nice pictures yourself and post them on the event page of the Trail des Fantômes..

  • Organisation

    Sportevents, bvba.

    This event is part of the Trailrun series.

  • Sleeping

    Would you like to stay close to the start and finish?
    Then Hotel Floreal offers you the ideal formula. The entire hotel is reserved exclusively for participants of Trail des Fantômes 2020. 

    A few advantages
    - You can enjoy your own hot shower after the race
    - No parking problems
    - You can sleep in

    You can book your stay directly with the hotel by forwarding this e-mail to reception.laroche@florealgroup.be stating TRAIL 2020 + all details (NAME + NAME + ADDRESS + TELEPHONE.
    Attention : don't wait too long to make a reservation, this place is a hotspot !
  • Goodies !

    In cooperation with the tourist office, we are putting together a digital goodie bag. We can already offer free access (1+1 formula) to the castle of La Roche, the wildlife park and a descent of the river (Ourthe) to each participant.
    Emiel of Camping C&P Buitensport, located at 4km from Houffalize, offers all participants a free drink (Chouffe, Lupulus, Cola,...), if they have a meal on the terrace.


Race information


  • Start procedure

    There is no "mass start" or "start in group" for this event. 
    You can start individually from 09h00 and finish til 18h00 on the chosen date at your registration. 

    Attention, in order to guarantee a correct timekeeping, you have to start under the start arch and run through the finish arch after the run.





    On the day of the event there is no race office.
    As a result, you will not be able to pass on any changes of distance or other changes. 

    Cafe "Den Erpel" is not a race office and therefore cannot help you with eventuel changes.

  • Cut-off times

    There are no time limits at the aid stations. 

    You can start individually from 09h00 and finish til 18h00.

  • Podium / Prize allocation

    Taking into account the current hygiene regulations, there is no podium ceremony for this event. 

    There will be no prizes for the winners.

  • Aid stations / No plastic cups / Personal drop bag

    AID STATIONS

    Specific information about the location of the aid station and the number of aid stations can be found under the tab "courses". Aid station are unmanned and very limited given the current circumstances. You will only find unopened bottles of water and/or cans. Please do not leave opened bottles and/or cans behind to minimize the risk of contamination..

    DROPBAG

    This service will not be available.

    NO PLASTIC CUPS!

    Because we respect the environment we do not provide disposable plastic cups. So you have to bring a drinking cup or bottle yourself. This applies to the aid stations along the way as well as at the finish. We have handy eco-cups, which are reusable drinking cups that you can fold, to be purchased with your online registration and/or to be purchased at the race office for 3 euros.

Media


  • 2019



    Results


    • 2019

      Click here for the results of 2019.

    • 2018

      Click here for the results of 2018.

    • 2017

      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 12km 2017.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 19km 2017.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 27km 2017.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 33km 2017.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 48km 2017.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 100km 2017.

    • 2016

      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 12km 2016.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 19km 2016.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 27km 2016.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 33km 2016.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 65km 2016.

    • 2015

      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 13km 2015.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 20km 2015.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 31km 2015.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 53km 2015.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 75km 2015.

    • 2014

      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 13km 2014.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 26km 2014.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 50km 2014.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 100km 2014.

    • 2013

      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 13km 2013.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 25km 2013.
      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 50km 2013.

    • 2012

      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 2012. 

    • 2011

      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 2011.

    • 2010

      Click here for the results of the Trail des Fantômes 2010.


    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. Unfortunately dogs are not allowed during this event.

      Poles are allowed.

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

      It is not possible to cancel for this event.
      If you are unable to participate, you can "modify" your registration in your account and pass it on to someone.
    • Participate for free by inviting your friends!

      Sports is so much more fun if you can do it together with your friends and family. Invite them now and get rewarded. Click on the blue button next to the registration button "free signup" en send your personal link to all your friends. If somebody registers by clicking on this link, you get credits with a value of 5% of that registration into your account. These credits can be used for your next registration in the Larssie.


    • Join our crew!

      Helping Sportevents - please change the language to dutch or French for more information. Top right corner of the page.

    • Is it possible to run different distances?

      Sure.

      You can run different distances in one day or on different days but you need to register for each distance.
      Please make sure you don't start before 09h00 and return to the finish line at least at 18h00.

      You cannot run the same distance more than once.

      Note: The 42km is a unique loop. The 13km, 20km and 27km run on the same paths of he 42km and cut off respectively after 7,5km (13km) - after 10,5km (20km) - after 15km (27km). The last 5km are common.

    • How many people am I allowed to run with?

      Keeping the social distance is mandatory according to government guidelines. 

      You must respect the maximum number of persons imposed by the government.

    • When can I check out the racecourse and download the *.GPX?

      The *.GPX files will be released shortly before the event officially starts. The organization will provide the possibility to download them by e-mail only to the registered participants. 
       Until then, you can consult the profile of the course under the tab "course".


    • I bought a T-shirt. Will it be sent to my home adress?

      No.

      The purchased t-shirt can be picked up in café "Den Erpel" at the start and finish zone in Maboge.
      Respect the social distance.

    • I bought a T-shirt, where can I enter my size?

      The size of your T-shirt can be found in your account. You have specified this yourself.

      Make sure to check this size so you get the right size on the day of the event.