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RDTT: PRESENTING THE WINNER OF THE CHARTREUSE TRAIL FESTIVAL COMPETITION

He played, and he won! Introducing Julien, who correctly answered the question from the Raidlight Dream Trail Tour competition on our site and won a place in the Chartreuse Trail Festival. Happening soon in Chartreuse! - Tell us a bit about yourself? Which region do you come from? My name is Julien, I’m 38 years old (tomorrow!), I am a Marketing Manager for an industrial group. Originally from Normandy, I moved to Grenoble to get closer to the mountains. - How did you discover trail ru...

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MDS: ENDS ON A HIGH POINT FOR TEAM RAIDLIGHT

They did it! Our 3 Raidlight Dream Team athletes dominated the stages at the Marathon de Sables, with Rachid El Morabity winning the event for the 4th consecutive time in 19:15:24 (5 wins in total) ahead of His brother Mohamed El Morabity (19:38:22) and Thomas Evans (19:49:34). [ATTACH=full]119201[/ATTACH] Elisabet Barnes takes home first place for the second time in fantastic time of 23:16:12, despite a very high standard of female runners, including several ultra trail specialists (eg, Nath...

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Raidlight European International Athletes Key Performances

A look back at some of the performances achieved in 2016 by our International Team athletes from all over Europe.. Andorra [ATTACH=full]114816[/ATTACH] Nico Casas (above): 240th (out of 1000) du Salomon Ultra Pirineus France and Reunion [ATTACH=full]114817[/ATTACH] Thomas Paris (above): 3rd du Trail Verbier-St-Bernard, 5th Lakes Sky Ultra, 9th The l’EIs 2900 Alexandra Rousset:Winner of the l’UT4M [ATTACH=full]114818[/ATTACH] Véronique Messina (above):Winner of l’Ultra Gobi RaceMan...

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2016: A Summary of Raidlight's Performance Athletes

2016 marked a year full of innovations and also the recruitment of elite athletes. Let’s revisit the year and the achievements gained by our Dream Team and other athletes who flew the flag for Raidlight. Today we look at the Dream Team. [ATTACH]114561[/ATTACH] [COLOR=#0059b3]The Dream Team:[/COLOR] Nathalie Mauclair [ATTACH=full]114562[/ATTACH] In 2016, she took part in her first Marathon des Sables, finishing strongly in second place. She then went on to win the UTRB in Mauritius and th...

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DAN LAWSON WINS THE EUROPEAN 24HOURS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Dan Lawson (Team Raidlight UK) won the European 24hr Championships in Albi, France last weekend, competing for Team Great Britain, running a total of 261.843km. [ATTACH=full]107595[/ATTACH] The race started with Lithuanian Aleksandr Sorkin running hard from the gun. After 6 hours he had covered nearly 82km. Dan had started at a more conservative pace and at this point in the race was running alongside fellow Team Great Britain athlete Marco Consani both in joint 14th position with a distance o...

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Official launch of the new Lazerdry Vest range, 100% made in France.

RaidLight, Partner of the Grand Raid Réunion Ultra Races: Official launch of the new Lazerdry Vest range, 100% made in France. [ATTACH=full]107114[/ATTACH] The Grand Raid Réunion taking place on the 20th to 23rd October 2016, is the occasion for race partner RaidLight to officially launch the new range of Responsiv Race Vests, manufactured in the Chartreuse mountain range in France. There are three new versions available: 3 litre, 10 litre and 20 litre. A range designed, tested and approved ...

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The Rossignol Group is considering the acquisition of Raidlight-Vertical.

Dear all, Find below the press release announcing the merger between Raidlight-Vertical and the Rossignol Group. This is excellent news: this merger will enable both companies that are leaders in their respective markets to sustain their growth. To answer a few questions: - This is not definitive yet, but as we're announcing it, it means that the project is well-advanced and we hope to conclude it as soon as possible. - I will remain strongly associated with the Brands and will continue ...

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A Team Raidlight UK Weekend Round Up!

It has been another busy weekend for Raidlight UK Performance athletes with team members competing both in the UK and Europe. Rain, high winds, bogs and steep climbs over an approximate 38 miles is what awaited Joasia Zakrzewski and Janson Heath across the “Old County Tops” a classic UK fell race that has over 10,000ft of ascent. However, with it being a navigation event the exact distance and amount of ascent are dependent on the route you choose! Participants have to run in teams of 2. ...

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Presentation of the Imperial College Trail Team

What is Imperial College Cross Country and Athletics club ? Imperial College Cross Country and Athletics club is the running club of Imperial College's student Union. With 180 members, it caters for all types of running, from sprint to marathons and trail, and of course cross country! All abilities are welcome, as we have beginners who discover running when joining us as well as international athletes running for team GB or their home countries. Within this club, we have set up a Trail Team, fo...

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Benoits Barkley

Benoit Laval, my first summary of this #BARKLEY-100 2016, “the toughest race of the world”… Barkley, "the toughest race in the world," What's that? [ATTACH=full]92452[/ATTACH] (Above image is taken from the Barkley Marathon Documentary -see Youtube Trailer below) The Barkley is a foot race of 100 miles (theoretically) and 20,000 meters of positive elevation change, which must be finished in less than 60 hours. It takes place every year in Frozen Head State Park in Tennessee, USA. The ...

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Raidlight is HIRING a Sales representative for the UK market

Raidlight is HIRING a Sales representative for the UK market Raidlight, the French trailrunning brand founded in 1999 who now have 55 employees, and a 6 million euro turn-over, is hiring a sales representative for the UK market. Previously the UK retail market was developed by a distributor but from now this will be handled directly. A small brief of duties & experience is shown below: • He or she would be expected to travel across the UK, visit the shops, show the collections, and obtain...

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Nathalie MAUCLAIR, Christophe le SAUX and Antoine GUILLON JOIN “TEAM RAIDLIGHT Open to All”

We are very pleased to announce the recruitment of three athletes among the best in the world with Team Raidlight open to all! [ATTACH=full]81504[/ATTACH] Raidlight is proud to announce and welcome three athletes that are among the best in the world to the "TEAM RAIDLIGHT open to all"! The Dream Team Nathalie Mauclair, Christophe Le Saux, and Antoine Guillon have agreed to join RAIDLIGHT’s big family from early 2016. Another female athlete is also being recruited to respect parity. Nat...

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Recruitment of top-athletes, the Team open to all is evolving in a few days...

Dear members of the Team open to all, I am pleased here to inform you in preview of the evolution in a few days of our Team open to all. The existing part of the “Raidlight Team open to all" is preserved in its entirety: forums, local sections, advice, sharing, usability, tips, common goals, km-loyalty Raidlight points... with more than 8,000 members it all works really well, and of course we want to keep that. However, within the core of the Raidlight Team open to all, we will add two new ...

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The Raidlight Aladaglar Skytrail is born!

This weekend (15th/16th August) saw the first edition of the Raidlight Aladaglar Skyrace in Turkey, whose route of 45km and 3000D + takes you to summits within the Aladaglar National Park.The photos speak for themselves, the context in which the race takes place gives a magical dimension to the effort required!Benoît Laval (Raidlight’s founder and President) who participated in the race stated "the Raidlight Aladaglar Skyrunning is a high-altitude lunar landscape type race. [ATTACH=full]71012...

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LAST CHANCE TO WIN!

Take your chance to win the trail of your dreams and participate to the Wintertrail in Chartreuse. [ATTACH=full]70621[/ATTACH]...

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