Oct 27, 2022 at 5:30 PM

Grand Raid des Cathares

cité médiéval de Carcassonne



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Entry Fee $116
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $134
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 100K
  • 12K
  • 65K, 60K, 40K

Type: Trail

Participant Limit: 1000

Course Map: Download Map

Starting Elevation: 136

High Point: 1200

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 90%

First Year of the Event: 2015


The Grand Raid des Cathares is a long distance medieval adventure of approx 174km with a positive elevation of 7700m. It is a one loop course with multiple checkpoints. It can be completed as a team of 2 or 3 or solo. If chosing the team option, each member must start and finish the race together. The course is marked with multiple checkpoints along the way. It starts from the Porte de Narbonne in the medieval city of Carcassonne Thursday 13 Octobre 2016 at 5 :30pm A few hundred metres from the start, runners will be stunned by the beautie of the area. The course is varied with single tracks, small villages… You will go through amazing sceneries of this region with maginicifient forests, the beautiful moountains of the Pyrenees… The cut off time is 47 hours to complete the race


Race event photo
Race event photo
Race event photo


Past Event Dates

Held on Oct 27, 2022

Held on Oct 21, 2021

Held on Oct 11, 2018

Held on Oct 12, 2017

Held on Oct 13, 2016

Held on Oct 15, 2015

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