Salomon Ultra Running Academy

Calling the next generation of ultra runners!
Open to runners from 20 years old and more

Are you ready to become a Salomon young gun?

Are you ready to be taught by legends?

Registration opened till the 5th of February

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for the Salomon Ultra Running Academy

General information




About SURA

SALOMON is starting an ULTRA adventure in 2017 and
will organize 3 ULTRA RUNNING ACADEMIES (SURA) in 3 different zones:
North America /Asia/ Europe

What

6 days of training and workshops including a race day:

1st day: Arrival in the evening
2nd to 4th days: Training and workshops
5th day: Race and party at night
6th day: Sum-up of the week and departure

RACES

On the 5th day of each academy

SURA NORTH AMERICA (USA): Behind the Rock 50M
SURA ASIA-OCEANIA (China): Ultimate TsaiGu Trail
SURA EUROPE (France): Maxi-Race 80K

WHEN IS IT?

SURA NORTH AMERICA: 21/03 to 26/03 Place: Moab - Utah (USA)
SURA ASIA-OCEANIA: 18/04 to 23/04 Place: Linhai (CHINA)
SURA EUROPE: 23/05 to 28/05 Place: Annecy (France)

HOW TO APPLY? AND WHO CAN?

EVERY RUNNER, MEN AND WOMEN FROM 20 YEARS OLD CAN APPLY BY FILLING IN THE FORM

THEY MUST BE FROM ONE OF THIS CONTINENTS: NORTH AMERICA/ASIA-OCEANIA/EUROPE
IT’S ESSENTIAL THAT YOU’RE AVAILABLE ON THE DATES SPECIFIED

APOLOGIES TO RUNNERS FROM OTHER CONTINENT. WE WILL OPEN IT TO MORE COUNTRIES IN 2018.

For each of the academies, 16 runners will be selected: 8 men 8 women per academy.
For North America: American and Canadian citizens can apply
For Europe: All European citizens can apply
For Asia-Oceania: All people from this zone can apply

04/01/2017 to 05/02/2017 Registration opened
15/02 Announcement of the selected runners per continent

- The best of each continental academy will be invited to the Chamonix 80km end of June.
So 3 men and 3 women will participate (2 from Asia-Oceania/ 2 from Europe/ 2 from North America)

- After checking the result of the 80K, the 2 best men will form a team, the 2 best women another team and the last man and the last woman will form a 3rd team to go and run the TRANSALPINES, end of August in Germany.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR? ADVICE

Long distance runners / Ultra runners, from 80K and more

Not only good performances but also great personalities.
Each question of the questionnaire is important, especially the video, take time to do it, it’s a good added value to your application
It’s recommended to write in English.
Good luck!

WHO WILL BE THERE?

Salomon runners and staff from the Salomon Headquarter. Among others:

Gregory Vollet International Sports Marketing Manager and International Team Manager
Claire-Zoé Balas International Sports Marketing Coordinator and International Team Coordinator
Product Line Managers from Salomon Headquater
Local Sports Marketing Team
Salomon athletes such as Max King for SURA NA. Others to be confirmed
Videographers
Photographers
1 Physio