- Back in the mountains :) Mont Blanc making an appearance above Chamonix
- #CCC registration complete. Race no 6769. Off to enjoy the buzz in Chamonix & eat copious amounts of pizza :)
- Stunning sunrise in Courmayeur. Perfect conditions for the
#UTMB #CCC 75mins till we're go go go!
- The start line. 100km to Chamonix with a mere 6000m of ascent :)
- 30 mins before the
#CCC start & @oliblom gets a spot kit check! Sure it will all go back in!
- 1900 people lined up in Courmayeur ready to race :)
#CCC13 20 mins till the 1st wave of 3
#CCC13 runners stream up the 1st big hill dwarfed by Mont Blanc
#CCC crocodile starting to spread out. Awesome ridge top running in the sunshine :)
- 3 hrs of running on the
#CCC13 & the start's still in sight! 1st water stop overlooking Courmayeur
- I've run through Refuge Bertone and I'm now in position 950 after 03:19:32
- I've run through Refuge Bonatti and I'm now in position 940 after 04:33:19
- Ticking along nicely in the heat of the day.
#CCC13 Not far to the Swiss border but 2nd big climb coming up... ..
- I've run through Arnuva and I'm now in position 888 after 05:29:47
- I've run through Grand Col Ferret and I'm now in position 821 after 06:51:26
- Goodbye Italy! It's been a pleasant few hours. Over the Col du Ferret :)
- I've run through La Fouly and I'm now in position 719 after 08:19:15.
- Swiss mountain air agreeing with me
#CCC13 Good leg down to Le Fouly 40km. ETA sub 20 for 1st time :)
- I've run through Champex-Lac and I'm now in position 590 after 10:30:10.
- Feeding time at the zoo! Pasta party at Champex 54km. Half hour till the torches come out
- I've run through Bovine and I'm now in position 554 after 12:45:00
- Night nav's easy! 1000s of these high viz numbers guiding everyone around the
#CCC & #UTMB courses
- I've run through Trient and I'm now in position 503 after 14:03:17
- I've run through Vallorcine and I'm now in position 468 after 16:51:18
- Final climb done & the lights of Chamonix spread out below. Still a long descent but the
#CCC end is in sight
- I've run through La Flégère and I'm now in position 486 after 20:12:26
- Job done :)
#CCC IN 21:50. Just in time for breakfast at the hotel! Sure @jezbragg will do the #UTMB quicker!
- Scores on the doors
#CCC 497th from 1900 starters in 21:50 @oliblom 198th in 18:49 & @collisonkim 13:41 for 11th!!!!
- I have just finished the CCC®, in position 501 after running 21:50:21.