Asics Beat the Sun run around the Mt Blanc

Every year at the longest day of the year Asics is organising a relay race around the Mt blanc massif. The Asics Beat the sun race. The idea is that eight teams run against nature’s clock. They start in Chamonix and have just 15 hours, 41 minutes and 35 seconds to cover the 150km route. Every selected runner must do two relay sessions between 3k-19km across a varied terrain while crossing France, Switzerland and Italy on one day.

A few weeks ago I saw the campaign for the 2016 event. So I put my name in the sweepstake and wrote my motivation and send some pictures. A few weeks later I’ve received a message that I’m selected to be one of the last 50 candidates. Which means that I’m a semi-finalist. After this 24 people will be selected by a selection round of public vote and an expert judging panel. Continue reading Asics Beat the Sun run around the Mt Blanc