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SIDAS Challenge

SIDAS Challenge

You have until 20 August to run 30km with 500 metres of elevation gain for the chance to win one of 4 trail running experiences in Chartreuse, France, with Ludovic Pommeret, winner of the 2016 UTMB®.
  • Distance 30 Km
  • Elevation 500 MT+
  • KM-Effort 35 Km-E
  • Date From July 23 to August 20
  • Participants 942
  • Finishers 367
  • Status Over

4 participants will win* the opportunity to discover trail running in Chartreuse, in the heart of SIDAS country, accompanied by Ludovic Pommeret, winner of the 2016 UTMB

And to help you get off on the right foot, all participants in the challenge will receive an exclusive offer from SIDAS!


On completing your 30km run, a distance which is accessible to all nature and running enthusiasts around the world, you will have the chance to win one of 4 trail running experiences in Chartreuse including a stay of 2 days and 1 night*.

  • Discover the world of the SIDAS brand with a visit to the company’s premises and factory;

  • Expert advice for foot care and protection for trail and ultra-trail running;

  • A trail running session in Chartreuse accompanied by Ludovic Pommeret, winner of the 2016 UTMB and 3rd place in the 2019 TDS.

*Runners must enter the competition at the end of their Challenge. Winners will be chosen through a random draw, which will be made on 24 August 2020. Winners’ expenses (transport, accommodation, meals) will be covered in France only. The stay will take place in spring 2021. The exact date will be confirmed to the winners at a later point.

About OVERSTIM.s Challenge

You can’t improvise a UTMB® and you can’t run one without taking care of your feet.

A French company specialising in foot comfort since 1975 and official supplier to the UTMB® since 2020, SIDAS has collaborated with the medical commission to develop the SAFETY KIT. Bearing the wording, “Required and Approved by UTMB®”, it contains 2 mandatory pieces of equipment: 1 survival blanket and 2 pre-cut adhesive strips, as well as a 15ml tube of anti-friction cream to prevent blisters.

UTMB® FOR THE PLANET" Regulations Challenge SIDAS

SIDAS, in partnership with UTMB® GROUP, organizes the SIDAS Challenge as part of the UTMB® for the Planet project.

Challenge overview

From July 23 to August 20, the following Challenges will be open for runners to be completed over several runs or in one go.

Runners can take part in the "UTMB® FOR THE PLANET" SIDAS Challenge wherever they are, using their own tracking tool. They will then upload their activities or GPX tracks on the official platform and find their results there.

Liability and Insurance

You are responsible for your own race and GPS / tracking system.

This is not an official competition, it is a virtual, individual and free operation. Consequently, all runners participate under their own responsibility. Physical activity requires good training and all participants declare that they are healthy and fit for the Challenge. By subscribing to the operation, you expressly agree to participate under your own responsibility. You expressly agree to release the organization from any and all liability in connection with your athletic activities and you also agree that in no event shall the organization be liable to you or any third party for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the "UTMB® FOR THE PLANET" SIDAS Challenge.

Sporting rules

To become a Finisher: Run a total distance of 30km with 500 D+ (or 35 Km/effort), in as many runs as you wish.

Every contestant will get a reward, but special prices will be allocated by a draw among the finishers, on the 24 of August. The final draw will be made by Sidas company.

Share your experience on your social networks by posting a photo during your race with #sidas #utmbfortheplanet

  • For 4 finishers of the challenge:1 trail running experience in Chartreuse, France with Ludovic Pommeret. Winners’ expenses (transport, accommodation, meals) will be covered in France only. The stay will take place in spring 2021. The exact date will be confirmed to the winners at a later point.
  • Every contestant will receive an exclusive 20% discount on the SIDAS website.
Geolocation data

The geolocation data that the organization may collect will be used only for the purpose of validating the performance and will be considered as personal data. This information is subject to the same rules as other personal data in terms of access rights for modification and storage duration.

Protection of personal data

Participation in the "UTMB® FOR THE PLANET" SIDAS challenge implies the express and unreserved acceptance of these rules, of the privacy and data use policy and any instructions sent by the organizer to the participants.


According to the French law "Informatique et liberté" of 6 August 1978, you have the right to access and rectify any information concerning you. This information is only used within the organization and concerns technical data such as your e-mail address. The organization does not use your data for any other purpose. In accordance with the law, each participant has the right to access and rectify any information concerning him/her.

The original version of this document (UTMB® for the planet regulations) is in French. In the event of inconsistency or discrepancy between the French version and any of the other linguistic versions of this regulations, the French version shall prevail. 

Final ranking
Rank Bib Name Nationality Cat Rank sex Rank cat. Progression Time Activity Time
1 680 Franck DURAND
France France
SE M 1 1 100% 02:21:04 02:21:04 See dashboard
2 155 Eric SCHMEHL
France United States of America
V1 M 2 1 100% 02:26:56 02:26:56 See dashboard
3 808 Cristina VONZUN
France Switzerland
V2 F 1 1 100% 02:36:08 02:36:08 See dashboard
4 192 Benedikt NEUMAYER
France Germany
SE M 3 2 100% 02:46:43 02:46:43 See dashboard
5 845 Laurent ESTIVAL
France France
V2 M 4 1 100% 02:51:06 02:51:06 See dashboard
6 233 Christopher CALIMANO
France United States of America
SE M 5 3 100% 02:55:05 02:45:24 See dashboard
7 180 Markus GERKE
France Germany
SE M 6 4 100% 02:56:11 02:56:11 See dashboard
8 553 Vitor COELHO
France Portugal
V1 M 7 2 100% 02:56:16 02:56:16 See dashboard
9 994 Sébastien BOUCHET
France France
V1 M 8 3 100% 03:07:24 03:07:24 See dashboard
10 564 Graham HARRIS
France United Kingdom
V1 M 9 4 100% 03:13:34 03:13:34 See dashboard