The #YCC

The future generation of trail-runners are going to have their turn to show what they are capable of!

The #YCC (Youth Chamonix Courmayeur) is a challenge dedicated to the young aged between 16 and 22, comprising of a prologue in Chamonix at the end of the afternoon on the Tuesday of the event week and a 15km event with around 1200m ascent in Courmayeur the following day.

Organised in collaboration with the UCPA and the commune of Courmayeur.

The Young Trail Challenge

The Young Trail Challenge

The UTMB® has joined together with 3 other organisers to create "The Young Trail Challenge", the 1st trail-running challenge reserved for junior runners in the categories of 1 Cadets, Juniors and Espoirs.

A true spotlight on the young of the Trail-Running World!

The challenge is reserved for the following categories

  • Cadets : Years 2000-2001 / 16 & 17 years of age
  • Juniors : Years 1998-1999 / 18 & 19  years of age 
  • Espoirs : Years 1995-1996-1997 / 20 to 22 years of age

Races involved

  • Maxi Race  26th  - 29th  May 2017, with the Short Race
  • Marathon du Mont-Blanc  22nd  - 25th  June 2017, with the Young Race Marathon
  • UTMB®  28th  August - 3rd  September 2017, with the #YCC
  • Trail des Aiguilles Rouges (TAR) 24th  September 2017, with the P’tit TAR

Each race is over 15km with around 1000m of ascent.


  • Participation in at least 3 of the 4 races.
  • Addition of the best 3 ITRA points obtained for each of the races (


  • Prize Giving on  24th  September 2017 in Servoz during the Trail des Aiguilles Rouges.
  • Open to all (licensed or not).


According to each races regulations.

Technical data
#YCC regulations