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Hello Runners !

We are proud to announce the first Urban Trail running race in Le Havre (LHUT), which will take place on the 18th of June 2017 !

Celebrating the 500 years of Le Havre foundation by François the 1st in 1517, the LHUT offers a amazing opportunity to discover the city UNESCO world heritage, the unique beach-front, the numerous stairways, and the small trails nested in the heart of the city !

RACES

You can choose amongst 3 races and 5 options:

LHUT Marathon
It is the LHUT strongest race with more than 4500 stairs and 1000m height difference to climb ! This real urban trail will mix sports challenge and discovery of the city heritage and landscapes. Three options are offered :

LHMT Solo
LHMT Duo : 2 teammates cover the full marathon distance from start to finish together.
LHMT Relay : 2 teammates cover each the half marathon distance.

L’Escalator
A 12k race to allow all runners to enjoy our beautiful city or start Urban Trail running.

La Marche
A 7k casual walk to discover the city heritage. It is not a competition.

The races routes are available here (in French) : http://lhut.fr/les-courses
The race rules are available here (in English) : http://lhut.fr/english/rules

EVENT VENUE AND SCHEDULE

The race village will be located on Le Havre city hall gardens.
Events and activities around the race will take place on Saturday the 17th of June 2017.
The 3 races takes place on Sunday the 18th of June:
Marathon : start at 9am
Escalator : start at 10am
The Walk : start at 10:05am

All details and info are available here (in English) : http://lhut.fr/english/schedule

ACCOMMODATION

Several hotels in Le Havre offer discounts on rooms for the event.
You can contact them by phone or email and mention the code “LH MARATHON” for booking.
The full list is available here (in French) : http://lhut.fr/preparer-son-sejour

HOW TO GET HERE

Le Havre is located in Upper Normandy, 1-hour drive from Caen or Rouen, 2-hour drive from Paris.

By train : direct lines from Paris St-Lazare. About 2h30 ride. Booking on: www.voyages-sncf.com

By plane : Ryanair offers direct week-end cheap flights from Stansted to Deauville (30min drive from Le Havre). More info on : http://en.deauville.aeroport.fr/ and https://www.ryanair.com/gb/en/booking/home

If you need transfer from Deauville Airport, we can arrange a shuttle to pick you up and bring you back !

By ferry : Brittany Ferries offers daily cruises from Portsmouth to Le Havre

http://www.brittany-ferries.co.uk/ferry-booking-303…

REGISTRATIONS

You can sign up on our partner’s website here (in French):
Marathon Solo & Escalator:
https://www.klikego.com/…/running-course-a-…/1479264578833-1

Marathon DUO & RELAY : https://www.klikego.com/…/running-course-a-…/1479264578833-2

You can also contact us (see details below) and we will arrange your registration if you are not comfortable with French.

CONTACT

If any question, don’t hesitate to contact us (in English or French) via our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/lhut.fr/, or at: hactriathlon@gmail.com

We hope to see you soon in Le Havre, and good luck for the training !