He may have a smile, behind his masks, Philippe Lanne, president of Esclops, each his membership of the Val d’Azun, accompanied by some 120 volunteers “today who work for the race, people who give their all. ‘year “fulfilled their contract:” To have a good time for all these people “. “We were very, very happy with the registrations where we passed our barriers of nearly 100 runners, and then there is the level of racing with very strong elites in all races, which increased the level. Bravo to the winners, and hats off to all those who participated “he congratulated himself on behalf of the membership. A properly-oiled group, a stable course and a “100% local” submit-race, just like the Esclops, this “fabulous team, young people who are over-motivated, this creates emulation at all levels” continued -il, earlier than returning to the rostrum for the awards ceremony.
Mathilde Sagnes and Loïc Robert on skyrace
On the Gabizos Skyrace (31 km; 2400D +), they’re tremendous winners, each “stamped Esclops”, who’ve registered their title on the prize record, beating the data of the occasion. Starting instantly at a very good tempo, Loïc Robert went out to Tech within the main group earlier than setting off on the climb to Sanctus, and ending alone. “At 2/3 of the first climb, I got in front and staying at my own pace, without really accelerating, I widened the gap a little. I took the lead at Sanctus with 2 ‘on Benoit Galand, Jan Margarit was further away. In Gourette, as I didn’t see them, I managed my race a bit, I had good legs and I was the happiest, maybe as much as Philippe (Lanne) to win here “defined the winner of the day, happy to” materialize on a big race with level “. and who gained in 3h10’12 forward of Benoit Galand (3h17’51) and Jan Margarit Sole (3h17’26).
Among the ladies, it’s Mathilde Sagnes, additionally below the riders of the Esclops who got here to signal her first victory of the season (3h51’26) forward on the road Christelle Lazard (4h01’02) and Perinne Abadie (4h19’06) . “The objective was to make me happy. I am now licensed at Esclops, it’s the club’s race. For me, it’s a preparatory race for other goals this season, but it’s still pleasant and exhilarating to take a victory “she admitted with a smile.
Over the 11.5 kilometers and 760 D + of La Tuque d’Arrens, it’s Killian Allaire who comes to hunt victory in 56’50, forward of two Esclops, Antoine Lanne (1h00’50) and Jérôme Camacho (1h01’01 ) when for the Women, Mylène Da Costa Reis (TPA) gained in 1h11’56, forward of Carla Vignolle (1h14’49) and Justine Lanne (1h15’34).
The Mini Tuque, it remained “property” of the Esclops with the victories of Jean Castagneide (29’01) and Chloé Bon (37’43),
The 2021 version of the Gabizos is now over, however already, within the Val d’Azun, we’re trying in the direction of 2022 and delightful path appointments to come back.