Cross the Efate Island from South to North.

A unique and legendary race.

The COAST TO COAST EFATE is the crossing of the Efate island from South to North.
The departure takes place at the 83 islands distillery and the first kilometers are made in the plantations before sinking into the bush to arrive on the North coast of Efate.

Racing Profile


  • Approximately 35km
  • 2000m D+
  • Estimate race time: 10 hours

Selection Criteria

In order to participate in the RAID PACIFIC ENERGY 2023, you must have a sufficient level.

Selection criteria for Vanuatu Runners:
Participation in Le Trail Pacific – Saama 2022 and/or 2023

  • ELITE race must be run in less than 4h30
  • CHALLENGER race must be run in less than 2h30

Selection criteria for International Runners:

Proof of participation in a trail of more than 20km and your time.
We will study your result before validating participation.


Saturday 16 September, 2023

Collection of bibs at [coming soon] am

Start at [coming soon] am

Approximately 35km

2000m D+



 ProMedical Ambulance


Prize Money: 80,000 vatu for the winner (Woman and Man)

Registration Price: 9,500 vatu [Early Bird].

Registration : open


Wearing the bib front and back is mandatory.
It is strongly recommended to carry the following equipment:

  • Running shoes suitable for difficult terrain (steep, muddy, small river crossings, rocks, etc.)
  • Water minimum 2L
  • Food reserve for the duration of the race
  • 1 phone per team
  • First Aid kit

The difficult access conditions of the track make it difficult to supply points in quantity but Water tank and fruits will be present along the track.

RACE DATE: September 16, 2023

Register before August 16 to get the Early bird price.