My name is Mickael BERTHON
My passion for running is often off the beaten track, I like races and atypical challenges. I like to go where I can be a pioneer, create, get out of my comfort zone.
My favorite distances often exceed the famous 100 miles and I'm more motivated to go on an adventure where I have to manage 2/3 nights without sleeping rather than a classic race where all the comfort is available for the runner.
I have already lived many adventures that allowed me to push my limits and get to know myself better, but the one I am about to experience is unique, setting a record on such a long crossing requires action way before putting the first foot on the mythical course that I have decided to tread. And it is with you who read these few lines that I have decided to share it!
I am a lover of what mother nature has put in our way and my feet are for me, the most beautiful way to build this love.
Authenticity Self-transcendence Sharing Discovery Immersion Perseverance Humility
A few adventures
Drôme Valley Challenge (winner 2022)
Combo of a 136km ultra trail on Saturday and a 42km maratrail on Sunday
Red Dirt Ultra 100 miles (2nd)
An ultra to test myself against the Americans
Loops at the Chartreuse Terminorum
3 attempts to finish the toughest race in France!
Infernal trail 200 (winner in autonomy)
Short walk of 200km and 10,000 d+ in the Vosges (fall of 2021)
Crossing the Mercantour (North>>>South)
56 hours for 230 km and 15,000 D+ without stopping
Crossing the GR20 (South>>>North)
Corsica in autonomy, 6 days for 190 km and 14,000 D+
Appalachian Trail Trek
The smokies mountains in total autonomy closest to the black bears!
But also :
finisher of the Grand Raid de la Réunion, of the Grand Raid Pyrénéen (220 km) of the 3 races of the Echappée Belle, tour of Chartreuse by the valley and by the heights, Chambarans loop, crossing des Vosges, a 40-hour non-stop race in an unknown direction, among other hiking adventures...