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ASICS looking for 15 runners to enter ‘Beat the Sun’

Takes place in Chamonix on the longest day of the year.

ASICS wants amateur runners to put themselves forward for an impressive mountain run taking place in Chamonix on June 21st, the longest day of the year.Beat the Sun ASICS Adventure 52

Competitors will have 15 hours, 41 minutes and 35 seconds of daylight to run 148km in an event called ‘Beat the Sun’.

There will be a team from America, Asia-Pacific and Africa, and two teams from Europe. ASICS is now calling for people to come forward to represent their continental team and receive training and mentoring from experts to take part in the event.

Here’s a taster of what the race is all about:

Put your name forward here.

About the author: Dan Tye

Dan came up with the idea for Adventure 52 after meeting so many like-minded people who love all kinds of adventure activities. He started out as pilot in the RAF, has worked as a ski instructor and has spent the past 12 years as an editor and journalist for motorcycling, aviation and adventure magazines.