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Jan 1, 2014

VIBRAM at UTMB®, check out the programme!

A long-time partner of the race , Vibram has prepared an exceptional programme for 2014 . Here are some of the highlights. Vibram® High Performance Soles Booth : during the Ultra-Trail festival visit our stand and try out the Vibram® Megagrip , the new blend for exceptional grip on wet surfaces soon to be available in numerous trail shoe styles. Warning: once you try it you won't want to go back! Vibram FiveFingers® Booth : discover the latest Vibram FiveFingers® styles and get advice from our specialists such as our Biomechanics advisor Fred Brigaud, before buying them from the shops in the centre of Chamonix. Tests Vibram FiveFingers® : come for a test-run in Vibram FIveFingers® in Chamonix's Track&Field stadium, assisted by the expert eyes of Fred Brigaud, who will advise the best approach how-to use and adopt. Appointments to be held once a day. For more information and session time, please inquire at the Vibram booth. Interactive Vibram display : the Trailrunning Team Vibram® footwear partners will be on display at the festival. Get informed: discover interactive Vibram displays (on iPad) and watch videos that give the latest advice on ultra-trail equipment and safety. In each video a Vibram athlete will advise on the ideal shoe for running a race that is particularly close to his heart: from the Lavaredo Ultra Trail to Transvulcania, from the UTMB to Diagonale des Fous, and from Vibram® HongKong100 to the MaxiRace. Your extraordinary adventure starts here... Trailrunning Team Vibram® : meet our athletes at the festival and during Thursday's mini-races. Our "ordinary people being extraordinary" are waiting for you at the UCPA Centre on Thursday evening (from 6 pm) for a conference on "the stride of a trail runner" organised by osteopath Fred Brigaud and supported by Vibram FiveFingers®. The competing Trailrunning Team Vibram® : Lisa Borzani , Céline Gros and Sébastien Nain will take part in the TDS, while Uxue Fraile Azpeitia , Javier Dominguez Ledo and Ronan Moalic will run the UTMB®. Come and say hello to the team before or after the races and don't hesitate to chat to them about your common passion: trail running! Vibram Racing & Repair Service : a professional resoling expert is waiting for you at the Vibram van located just before the entrance to the festival. Discover the soles designed by Vibram to increase the performance of your trail, mountaineering, trekking and climbing shoes. Leave your shoes with us and our cobbler will give them a new lease of life, enhancing them with the grip, traction and resistance to wear that is unique to Vibram. Free for the first 20 clients each day. The Vibram Happy Hour : a party atmosphere on Wednesday 27 August at 4 pm at the Vibram Racing & Repair Service van. Soft drinks, music and good Italian fun. Cancelled in case of very bad weather. Open to all ages, from 7 to 77 as they say in France. Leave your wallet at home. Happy Hour again on Thursday 28 August at 6 pm held at UCPA-Alpine Base Camp just before the conference "the stride of a trail runner". Let the party commence! Vibram during The North Face® Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® Vibram Stand and Vibram FiveFingers Ultra-Trail® Festival place du Mont-Blanc - Chamonix Mont-Blanc From Tuesday 26th of August (starting 1 pm) to Friday 29th of August 2014 (ends at 1 pm ) Vibram Racing & Repair Service, Vibram Biomechanical Assistance Promenade du Fori, along the river, 50 m from the festival From Tuesday 26th of August (opens at 1 pm) to Friday 29th of August 2014 (ends at 1 pm) "The stride of a trail runner" conference UCPA Chamonix, Alpine Base Camp, 131 rue du Lyret – Chamonix Mont-Blanc, Thursday the 28th of August at 6 pm - Chamonix

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