May 27, 2023 at 11:00 AM

WMRA International U18 Mountain Running Youth Cup



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Entry Fee $0
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 5K
  • 4.4k

Type: Mountain

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 80%

First Year of the Event: 2006


In 2023, the 16th edition of the World Mountain Running Association’s (WMRA) International U18 Mountain Running Cup will be held in Annecy, France, May 26-27. This invitation-only event provides a unique opportunity for youth mountain runners from around the world to test themselves against the world’s best. Much more rugged than the typical U.S. high school cross country race, the course will be an up and downhill circuit approximately 4.4 km in length with 230 meters of ascent and descent.

Venue: Annecy is located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of Southeastern France
Website: https://www.u18wcup.maxi-race.org/
Date: Saturday, May 27, 2023
Trip Duration: Team travel from the United States to France will depart Tuesday, May 23, and arrive on Wednesday, May 24. Course preview will take place on May 25-26. The races are on May 27. Team departure will be on Sunday, May 28, for a total of 4 nights lodging. Team members are welcome to arrive earlier and stay longer, but will need to provide their own lodging and transportation to and from the venue/airport. International Geneva Airport is located about 44km from Annecy.



Past Event Dates

Held on May 27, 2023

Held on Jun 26, 2022

Held on Jul 24, 2021

Held on Oct 17, 2020

Held on Aug 24, 2019

Held on Jun 16, 2018

Held on Jun 24, 2017

Held on Jun 25, 2016

Held on Jun 27, 2015

Held on Jun 29, 2014

Held on Jul 07, 2013

Held on Jun 16, 2012

Held on Jun 11, 2011

Held on Jun 05, 2010

Held on Jul 11, 2009

Held on Jun 21, 2008

Held on Jun 09, 2007

Held on Jun 03, 2006