Under the peaks of the Mont Blanc and a sunny sky, the Sun Trip 2018 was launched Tuesday, June 19, 2018 in the presence of the Mayor, Eric Fournier, and Roland Jourdain, the mentor of this edition.
Every participant went in the direction of Switzerland by the Montets and Forclaz passes. But then quickly, they parted roads.
There are 37 adventurers on their way to China. The organization will soon release an official statement regarding the starting participants and the regulatory decisions made on during the prequel and departure.
’aventure est maintenant à suivre en direct sur race.thesuntrip.com. Dès ce mercredi 20 juin nous avons des participants dans plusieurs pays, avec un choix de route fondamental : contourner la chaîne des Alpes par le Sud ou par le Nord.
The adventure can now be followed live on race.thesuntrip.com. Today Wednesday, June 20, there are already participants in several countries. A critical choice had to be made: to go around the Alps via the South or the North way.
A French TV report about the prequel from Lyon to Chamonix :