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Transjurassienne Title
Long distance ski race
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General Information

Since 1979, in February, thousands of people gather on and along the slopes of the Jura Massif to celebrate Nordic skiing.

The track connects two well-known cross-country ski places: LAMOURA in Jura department, and MOUTHE in Doubs department, crossing along the way 10 villages nestling in the heart of the Jura Massif ski resorts.

It is rated the second best long-distance ski race in the World, after the Swedish Vasaloppet race (90 km), an international circuit of long-distance races, and is part of the FIS Marathon Cup calendar.

New since 2010: the Ultra Trans. A challenge combining the two techniques and their longest distance: 56 km in classic style on Saturday and 68 km in free style on Sunday. Only one combinaison, the same one for women.

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  The Transjurassienne Week  

Five consecutive ski races will take place during that week, with 2 techniques: classic style on Saturday and free style on Sunday. The "Transjurassienne 68 km" is the top event race on Sunday. The "Transjeune" (Transyoung) race brings together young participants between 7 and 19 years of age.

Year 2016 Schedule:
A charming tradition takes place at the finish line. The ski racer who arrives first is awarded with a cowbell which is hung around his/her neck. The last participant receives a large gingerbread heart baked in the village of Mouthe.
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