13 Oct '16, 11am

2016 Diagonale Des Fous Preview

These days, the Grand Raid Réunion is an event composed of three races taking place over a weekend in October on Réunion Island, with the Diagonale des Fous as its headline act. The Diagonale de Fous (DdF) is also the final stop of this year’s 12-race Ultra-Trail World Tour (UTWT). Inaugurated in 1989, it’s one of the longest-standing mountain ultramarathons in ‘Europe.’ (Europe goes in quotes because Réunion Island is a French department in the southern Indian Ocean.) In total, the race is 167 kilometers (104 miles) long with 9,700 meters (31,800 feet) of elevation gain, and it travels some of the roughest, steepest, and most technical singletrack in mountain running. The race is a self-defined obsession by many of the approximately 850,000 islanders, who treat the event like a Super Bowl or World Series. The race seems to change its course a little bit each year, which m...

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defending champion and a nine-time finisher. In going for his 10th finish this year, Antoine is participating in what he c...

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in dominating fashion for his third win at the event in its past four runnings. In the following interview, François talks...

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have miles-long resumes to their credit. Let’s start with Tom Owens who was fourth at last year’s Trail World Championship...