The CORSICA COAST RACE can from now on compare with the Greatest legendary races in the desert and far off islands. Some Runners rank this trail 5th amongst the most beautiful trails in the world.
This trail takes place in an almost unspoilt and mostly protected environment where runners will live thrilling moments.
Corsican autumn sounds, smells and light await runners as well as Great friendliness and human warmth whick are paramount to the Success of great human adventures.
The ACULA MARINA association with this ultra trail wishes all of you, runners or supporters to travel through our island in the best possible way that it is with humility and respect and to live intense moments of harmony that only individual effort and nature can still.
Unforgettable feelings of sheer happiness, an unrivaled great Adventure, unexpected meetings, discoveries, and sensations….. That is what we invite you all to shave with us.
The 2013 Trail itinerary :
The CORSICA COAST RACE 10th edition offers two types of trails. Runners can choose between the 6 stage Red trail and the 3 stage Blue Trail.
The 6 stage Red trail leaves from the North Cape ( Cap Corse) taking runners along the wester coastline to Bonifacio. This trail totals 170 km. The first stage goes around the North Cape. The second stage runs accross the Agriates desert. The third stage is a mountain stage ending in Ajaccio where the runners will enjoy a well deserved rest.
Blue trail renners will jorn other runners on Wednesday. All runners will then leave together on Thursday to reach Ajaccio.
The 54 km ultra trail takes runners to wild stretches of land edging turquoise waters, beaches, mythical spots such as the Roccapina lion (trail Campomoro Pianottoli).
In the 6th stage, runners will discover limestone cliffs and Bonifacio, a 12th century Genovese city perched on a rocky
Promontory and protected by its fortress.
The CORSICA COAST RACE wall is a forum open to all. With this wall, you will be able to support runners, to react once results are made public or simply to keep in touch with other runners as well as with members of the association.
You have run one of the CORSICA COAST RACE edition, you can now leave a message on the on-line Trail Guestbook.
Thanks again to all of you encourage us to keep on and tomake the CORSICA COAST RACE one of the most beautiful races in the world.
You will be accommodated in 2 and 3 star hotels. All being situated near the departure spot of the next stage. These hotes have been our partners from the first edition of the race. They all have proved the quality of their services with a professional and helpful staff. All our staff will take care of you with a briefing giving you the details about the stage of the next day and in the evening while we are having dinner all together.