In 32 years of existence, the pioneer occasion of the 6000D may have been absent from the path panorama solely as soon as in 2020. A compelled and compelled cancellation, which has all of the extra strengthened this want to supply a 31st version as much as expectations with sporting reunions and conviviality inherent within the occasion. All essential efforts have been made on this path by the group and 2200 contributors of the 9 occasions, who scrupulously revered the established well being constraints.
|Following the federal government bulletins, the group reacted shortly to adjust to the required well being protocol, specifically:
presentation of a legitimate well being move or unfavorable PCR check to enter the departure SAS
organising antigenic checks for runners who wouldn’t have been capable of be examined beforehand, this feature was a service provided by the group extremely appreciated complementary bonus
carrying a masks is obligatory within the begin and end locks, over the primary 500 meters of the race and within the refreshment areas. Two masks per runner obligatory.
provides allotted individually in particular person containersoffered by opponents, respecting barrier gestures.
It was time for benevolence.
The complete course of went easily, with the satisfaction for the group of solely deploring a few absentees on D-day in comparison with the quantity of registered and contributors aspect, the enjoyment of seeing the occasion maintained. and the sensation of feeling safe about any actions taken.
|6000 D: 2 former winners win
The queen and historic race of La 6000D represents 1/3 of the full quantity of the 9 occasions. With its 67km and 3400m of elevation acquire, it’s a vital occasion on the calendar each final weekend in July.
On the end line this Saturday, July 24 at Aime within the valley, there was an impression of déjà vu, with standing ovations to congratulate the new victories for Stéphane Ricard and the Swedish Mimi Kotka. Their expertise on the 6000D allowed them to take management of this 31st version and to achieve a comfy lead over their pursuers.
Tied with Sébastien Spehler in 2013, Stephane Ricard now relish a person victory. Triple world champion in snowshoe racing and member of the Gap Hautes-Alpes athletics membership, he took the lead on the climb portion to the glacier to then go it alone till the tip and end in 6:12:26 ”. Valentin Benard and Yoan caught, the path ambassador of La Plagne, full the rostrum.
|For the women, the winner Mimi kotka has continued to maneuver up the rankings to achieve eleventh place within the scratch. A bit of over 1 hour after Stéphane’s arrival, she completed in 7’16’39 ”with greater than 50 minutes forward of the 2nd feminine. Stephanie Reymond and Isabelle Dragon, who held on to take third place forward of Jennifer Lemoine, which fails on the foot of the rostrum inside 1 second.|
|Besides Stéphane and Mimi, a third 6000D champion was current within the ranks among the many 785 starters. The double winner Dawa Sherpa returned to this race the place he had shone in 2007 and 2009. He is classed in an honorable 57th place in scratch and third in his class.|
|The 6D Marathon was new for 2021: a course of 42km and 2000m of elevation acquire.This new course brings the unique route of the 6000D updated, particularly on the primary climb.
The Plagnarde Anaïs Destaing (VEO2000 membership) and Anthony Veirier marked this marathon with their names by every taking step one of the rostrum. Anaïs has progressively climbed all the degrees of the 6000D, taking part within the 6Découverte a number of years in the past, then within the 6D Lakes and now within the 6D Marathon.
|6000D // 67km – 3400m D +
Ladies 1st: Mimi Kotka – 7h16’39 ”2nd: Stéphanie Reymond – 8h07’40” third: Isabelle Dragon – 8h10’33 ”
Men1st: Stéphane Ricard – 6:12’26 ”2nd: Valentin Benard – 6:21’24” third: Yoan Stuck – 6:25’17 ”
|NEW FORMAT >> 6D Marathon // 42km – 2000m D +
Ladies1st: Anaïs Destaing – 5h00’08 ”2nd: Stéphanie Reymond – 5h06’45” third: Carole Millet – 5h10’51 ”
Men1st: Anthony Veirier – 4h03’11 ”2nd: Fabrice Varon – 4h05’28” third: Lucas Garbellotto – 4h16’53 ”
|6D Lakes // 28km – 1500m D +
Ladies1st: Laurie Phai – 3h15’58 ”2nd: Séverine Lecoufle – 3h18’32” third: Maëlys Pusset – 3h27’22 ”
Men1st: Yves Heloury – 2h18’10 ”2nd: Théo Arnaud – 2h33’51” third: Ludvik Fernandes – 2h36’07 ”
Post July 24, 2021 by Fred Bousseau