La 6000D

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6000D edition 2024, 34 years of pleasure… July 25 to 27

The 6000D, a legendary race and the first of its kind, is still considered a challenge by most trail runners.

Individual challenge, accessible to all

3400m of elevation gain over a 69km course that takes participants from the village of Aime in the valley to the top of Bellecôte glacier at 3050m via La Plagne’s different altitude villages, then descending through the forest to Montchavin les Côches and finishing along the Isère river.

The atmosphere 6000D

The trail is well marked with 95% of it on regular walking paths. There will be a large, enthusiastic crowd throughout the event to cheer for you during the 34th edition, on Saturday, July 27th 2024.

Access to the new Glacier “Live 3000” will be open for summer 2024 with its new gondola, possibility of stopping at Roche de Mio and the Col de la Chiaupe. An incredible view awaits you at 3050 meters.
La société d’aménagement de la Plagne is pleased to offer 1 access to Live 3000 for all 6000D in relay to 3 on Saturday July 27.
For accompanying persons, tickets will be on sale at the ski lift ticket offices at the preferential rate of €12 to encourage the runners at 3050m.

In order to be as close as possible to the Trail spirit, there are only 5 aid stations (food and drinks) and 3 water points (drinks only) over the 69 km. A camel bag or a water bottle holder is highly recommended. Self-sufficient running is recommended.

arche de depart 6000D

Organization of the 6000D :

SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2024
69 km over a marked course with control points and on ascent in the Olympic bobsleigh track.

Race information

  • 69km – 3400m elevation gain
  • Altitude at the start and finish : 677 m
  • Highest point of the race : 3050 m
  • Departure at 5.00 am and the end of the race around 6.30 pm
  • No time limit but last hourly barrier in Montchavin at 4.30 pm (54km)
  • 4 hourly Barriers (Plagne Centre 10.00am, Col de la Chiaupe (return) 1.15pm, Bellecôte 3.00pm, Montchavin 4.30pm)
  • Limited to 2000 runners
  • Price : 70€ – 84€, according to date of registration
  • Online registration closes on July 21th, 2024
  • Medical certificate or license compulsory for the registration
  • The age limit to run the 6000D is 20 years (in the year 2004)
  • Mandatory equipment that will be checked at the start and during the race : a mobile phone, reusable cup or flask, a zipped bag to put your food at the energy refueling station, Head lamp , trail crampons (put on over your shoes), a whistle, 500ml of water and a survival blanket, a waterproof and breathable long jacket (it can be cold at altitude) and your 4 safety pins or other hooks for the bib
  • Strongly recommended , gloves, glasses, cap , water and food.
  • Bibs will be given out at the Salle des Fêtes in Aime from Thursday, 25th until the morning of the race on saturday. Identity card required for the withdrawal of the bib.
  • A baggage room will be available 50m from the start point in la salle Cerrutti located in Aime

Collect your bib

The bib can be collected from the salle des fêtes of Aime right next to the start :
– Thursday July 25, 2024 from 9 am to 6.30 pm
– Friday 26 July 2024 from 9 am to 7 pm
– Saturday July 27, 2024 from 3:30 am to 4:30 am

The société d’Aménagement de la Plagne

Plagne Bellecote gondola to Live 3000

is pleased to offer each 6000D participant 1 free access to the Plagne Bellecôte / Roche de Mio / Col de Chiaupe / Live 3000 gondola on Saturday July 27, 2024 (cycling prohibited) For accompanying persons, tickets will be on sale at the ski lift ticket offices at a preferential rate of €12