La 6 Découverte

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6000D edition 2021, 31 years of pleasure… July 22 to 24

The 6000D, a legendary race and the first of its kind, is still considered a challenge by most trail runners. Climbing from the apple orchards up to the glacier is a real feat!

Individual challenge, accessible to all

The 6 Découverte is a race open to all (beginner to expert). The course takes you through La Plagne’s altitude villages on walking paths.

The atmosphere 6D Lacs

The race starts and finishes in Plagne Centre, covering 11km and 600 m of elevation gain. It starts on a path up to Plagne Villages, Bellecôte, the Dou du Praz plateau then goes down to Plagne Centre. You then go to the Lac Vert and up to Aime la Plagne. before coming back down to finish Plagne Centre.

arche de depart 6000D

Organization of the 6D Lacs

FRIDAY, July 23th 2021
11 km over a marked course with control points

Race information

  • 600 m of elevation gain
  • Altitude of start and finish point: 1979 m
  • Highest point of the course: 2151  m
  • Start 9.30am
  • no Time limited and Barrier Time
  • Limit to 500 Runners
  • Price : 17 – 26€, according to date of registration.
  • On-line registration closes July 19th, 2021
  • Minimum age for the 6 Découverte is 16 ( born before 2005)
  • Compulsory material: 2 masks and a zipped bag will be compulsory as indicated in the health protocol.
    (but remember it can be cold at altitude)
  • Hiking poles are allowed
  • you will need to provide reusable foldable tumbler because there will be more disposable cup on the feeding stations to limit the waste
  • Bibs will be given out in Aime la Plagne (Salle des Fêtes) thursday and on the morning of the race in Plagne Centre (8.30am). Piece of identity required for the withdrawal of the bib and this individually
  • There will be a room in Plagne Centre where you can leave your belongings (deleted for the 2021 edition). 

Pick up your bib

The bib can be collected from the Aime la Plagne village hall:
– Thursday July 22, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 6.30 pm
– Friday 23 July 2021 from 8:30 am to 9:15 am on site at the start at Plagne Centre