The Côte d’Azur Ultra-Trail is back on 15th, 16th and 17th June 2018, for 3 days of competition between the sea and the mountains. The magnificent landscape of the French Riviera and the Mercantour National Park will provide the backdrop for the numerous runners who come to face the challenge of the 2018 UTCAM 2018. The Best Western Plus Hôtel Masséna Nice will accommodate the sportsmen and women in the heart of Nice, near the Sports Village situated on the Quai des États-Unis.
Hotel in Nice for the Mercantour Côte d’Azur Ultra-Trail 2018
Choose to stay in the Best Western Plus Hôtel Masséna Nice for the Ultra-Trail 2018. Our 4-star hotel is near the Sports Village, which will give you more time to pick up your number bib and make the final preparations before the event.
At the Best Western Plus Hôtel Masséna, you can enjoy the 4-star comfort to put you in the best possible condition. Before the start, enjoy a full, balanced breakfast, customised for your nutritional needs.
Push your limits in the Côte d’Azur Mercantour Ultra-Trail 2018
In 2017, the 3rd Côte d’Azur Mercantour Ultra-Trail brought together more than 600 participants.
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The 2018 UTCAM offers several courses from 15th to 17th June, with different levels of difficulty to satisfy professionals and amateurs alike:
- The 145km: 50 hours of running through the beautiful landscapes of the Côte d’Azur! From the beaches of Nice to the mountains of Saint-Martin-Vesubie, 10000m uphill gradients and 9000m downhill. The most difficult sections are crossing the Cime de La Valette de Prals (2496m), Mont Archas (2526m), and Mont Pépoiri (2674m). These summits are hard to get to, but offer a fantastic view over the mountains of the Mercantour and the Mediterranean Finishing this exceptional section will give you 6 points towards qualifying for the Mont Blanc Ultra-Trail.
- 90km, 70km, 45km and 25km: designed for those at different levels – from certified runners to beginners.
These different courses will allow you to find the right route for your sporting profile, while you explore the magnificent landscapes of the Nice hinterland, the Côte d’Azur and the Mercantour. These races will take place during the Côte d’Azur Mercantour Ultra-Trail 2018, from 15th to 17th June.
- Trail de la Vésubie – 14km la vésubienne: an event that will take place on 16th June at Saint-Martin-Vésubie as an introduction to the high-mountain course.
On the programme is a 14km race over a course with 800m of positive altitude, and involving 3 hours of effort.
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The Ultra-Trail is a personal challenge, but it is also an opportunity for friendship and respect between sportsmen and women who share the same passion. You want to take part? Go into the official website of the Côte d’Azur Mercantour Ultra-Trail 2018 to find out about the entry fee and how to enter.
The Best Western Plus Hôtel Masséna Nice awaits you for the UTCAM 2018, whatever your level of ability. Our teams will be at your side to make your sporting stay in Nice as easy as possible. You can be sure of getting to the starting line in the best possible condition. To be as close as possible to the Sporting Village, book your hotel for the Côte d’Azur Mercantour Ultra-Trail now – get the best price on our official website.