UTMB® for the Planet unites the global trail community

Community 03/08/2020

Community 03/08/2020

UTMB® for the Planet unites the global trail community

Following the cancellation of the 2020 edition of UTMB® Mont-Blanc due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UTMB® community has neverthel...

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Community 20/07/2020

UTMB® for the Planet: Let's go!

Dear runners, dear community, You can now register for the 4 UTMB® for the Planet Virtual Races, giving you the chance to test yo...

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Community 23/06/2020

UTMB® for the Planet: Unite and support through your own new digital event

Dear runners, dear community, Following the cancellation of the 2020 edition of UTMB® Mont Blanc due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we...

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Event 20/05/2020

UTMB® Mont-Blanc: the announcement you have all been waiting for

A message from Catherine and Michel Poletti, founders of the UTMB® Mont-Blanc Dear runners, dear community, We would like to than...

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Community 28/04/2020

Ruth Croft, uncontrollable

It's hard to find someone who can compete with Ruth as she always wins with flying colors. She is from New Zealand and currently l...

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25/04/2020

UTMB® 2008

2008 · Youth takes the lead At just 20 years old, the youngest registered for the UTMB®, Kilian Jornet (ES), wins the race after ...

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Community 23/04/2020

Michel Lanne, the ibex of Aravis

Performing seriously without taking himself too seriously. That’s Michel Lanne in a nutshell. It is easy to appreciate this fine m...

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Event 21/04/2020

A message from the organization

Dear community, We hear your many questions about the 2020 UTMB Mont-Blanc® and we think that these questions are legitimate. The...

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18/04/2020

TDS® 2011

The 3rd edition of the TDS® In 2011, the weather is once again terrible, but the TDS®, the first race of the week, is spared and ...

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Community 15/04/2020

Mimmi Kotka, The Strong Swedish Woman

Mimmi is all about a big smile, all the time, on and off the trails. The Swede became famous in 2016 by winning the CCC®, finishin...

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Community 10/04/2020

Dmitry Mityaev, the Russian Titan

He became famous when he got the 3rd position in the 2018 TDS®: after a thrilling final part of the race, he finished 1 minute and...

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Community 05/04/2020

Audrey Tanguy, the Passionate runner

She became famous when she won the 2018 TDS®, a feat that she was able to repeat the following year on the 145km course. Since the...

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Community 31/03/2020

Hayden Hawks, the American Spirit

Fast, stylish and singular, Hayden Hawks is one of those fiery and enthusiastic American runners who have push the boundaries of t...

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Event 20/03/2020

COVID-19, update on the situation

Dear community, fellow runners, This is obviously a very challenging time for us all. We are thinking of all of you, citizens of t...

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Preparation 28/02/2020

Registrations: all you need to know for 2021

In April 2019, we announced a new, more flexible and open registration process to access the UTMB® races. This new system has been...

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UTMB® International 28/02/2020

Discover our latest by UTMB® event

The event will be based around the highest mountain in Thailand, Doi Inthanon in the Chiang Mai Province, and at 2,656 metres, it ...

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Event 26/02/2020

We reveal the 2020 poster

The UTMB® renews its collaboration with French illustrator Matthieu Forichon. After the 2019 colorful poster, in his typical style...

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Community 28/01/2020

Runner's questionnaire: the winners of the contest

Following the runners' questionnaire, a draw was held among the respondents. Here is the list of winners: Runner's questionnaire:...

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31/12/2019

Update on registrations as of December 31, 2019

Good morning everyone, Here's an update on registration for the 2020 edition of the UTMB®. The UTMB® is now 372% full, there wil...

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19/12/2019

ULTRA-TRAIL® WORLD TOUR 2020 : THE NEWS

Pau Capell and Courtney Dauwalter have been crowned 2019 champions of the Ultra-Trail® World Tour at an end-of-season awards cerem...

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UTMB® International 12/11/2019

UTMB® GROUP ANNOUNCES EXPANSION IN CHINA

UTMB® have further increased their presence in China with the launch of their newest international event, Panda Trail by UTMB®. Wo...

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UTMB® International 10/10/2019

OMAN BY UTMB®

Registration remains open for 130KM, 50KM and shorter distances of OMAN by UTMB® which starts on November 28 Anticipation is grow...

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13/09/2019

Sport et Développement Durable

Flash Info Spécial ''Sport et Développement Durable'' Publication du Recueil d'initiatives des signataires des chartes des 15 enga...

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Event 16/08/2019

The Goal : To Travel Lightly

Transport: UTMB® mobilizing for the environment and for you. During race week, we have put in place an exceptional public transpo...

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Event 20/06/2019

UTMB® continues its commitment to the environment by partnering with WWF France

In 2017, the UTMB® organization committed itself alongside 19 other major organizers of sporting events, to uphold 15 ecological p...

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04/06/2019

Registration is now open for China’s and Asia’s most eagerly awaited trail races

Registration is now open for China’s and Asia’s most eagerly awaited trail races Gaoligong by UTMB® 2020 Last year Gaoligong by ...

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15/05/2019

Val d’Aran by UTMB®, the new trail-running event in the heart of the Pyrenees

Val d’Aran by UTMB®, the new trail-running event in the heart of the Pyrenees The first edition will be held in July 2020. Exact ...

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11/05/2019

2019 Oman by UTMB®: the registrations are open and places are leaving quickly!

“I will remember this race forever. It was really an incredible experience” Diego Pazos, Joint 1st Place Male (2018) Oman by UTMB...

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Preparation 07/05/2019

2019 mandatory equipment

At the end of August, in the Mont-Blanc country, the weather conditions can change very fast. For you, as for us, it is a very imp...

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02/05/2019

RECO: CHAMONIX TRAIL CLOSURE

Due to the wire maintenance work on the Flégère cable car, pedestrians, mountain bikes and all vehicles are not allowed to use the...

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17/04/2019

Discover the new entry process for the UTMB® Mont-Blanc !

What a long way we have come since the UTMB®’s first edition! You were 700 to join the adventure in 2003, 2000 two years later, 40...

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UTMB® International 26/03/2019

Ushuaia by UTMB® 2019 : the first figures before the event

With no available places left, registrationsfor Ushuaia by UTMB®, the 1st "by UTMB®" race in America, haveconcluded. Here you will...

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Event 06/02/2019

The UTMB® reveals a powerful and unique poster

The 2019 poster was revealed during the local partners meeting in the presence of local officials, tourism professionals and hut o...

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Event 16/01/2019

UTMB®: a record number of applications!

With more than 25,000 applications, the UTMB® races gave rise, once again, to a huge enthusiasm. However, for safety reasons, orga...

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UTMB® International 08/01/2019

UTMB® International news

UTMB® Mont-Blanc The 2019 edition was launched with the opening of registrations (December 18th, 2018 – January 3rd, 2019) for th...

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Community 03/01/2019

We are preparing the 2019 UTMB® with our partners

Three months after the 2018 edition of the UTMB®, the organizing team of the Sommet Mondial du Trail had the pleasure of bringing ...

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UTMB® International 05/12/2018

First ever OMAN by UTMB® comes to a successful end

The route delivered every inch of the natural beauty and physical challenge promised. The runners took on the heights of Jebel Al ...

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Event 22/11/2018

2019 TDS® , a new route

145 km and 9100 metres of height gain: bigger emotions, an even bigger challenge Exploring the Beaufortain The 11thedition of th...

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UTMB® International 02/11/2018

Registration for Ushuaia by UTMB® opens TODAY

For the first time in history, a trail running event of the UTMB® family will be hosted in South America. And it won´t be just any...

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Event 30/10/2018

Inside the PTL®

The PTL® (Petite Trotte à Léon) is one of the events on offer within the framework of the UTMB®. Its conception is original and it...

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Event 25/10/2018

Columbia renews its partnership with the UTMB® through 2021

The UTMB® is proud to announce that it has signed another three-year partnership with Columbia, the flagship brand in Columbia Spo...

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Community 18/10/2018

Portofolio : journée en l'honneur des bénévoles

Samedi 13 octobre 2018, sous un soleil radieux, l'organisation de l'UTMB® avait donné rendez-vous, aux Houches, à tous ses bénévol...

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Community 25/09/2018

A family affair

Photos © Jeremy Bernard It is a rare and somewhat exceptional event: two sons, one a professional and the other a semi-profession...

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UTMB® International 21/09/2018

Creation of USHUAIA by UTMB® in Argentina

Creation of USHUAIA by UTMB® in Argentina Among the South American countries present, Argentina has the most registered runners f...

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Event 10/09/2018

2018 UTMB® - Learning to expect the unexpected

The 16th edition of the UTMB® will go down in the history books of trail running. Several comebacks and the challenging weather co...

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UTMB® International 10/08/2018

OMAN by UTMB®proving extremely popular

The first ever OMAN by UTMB® event is proving a popular choice with the original 300 available places already sold out for the 29 ...

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Community 03/08/2018

Beyond ultra

The description is inspiring, extraordinary, daunting, mystifying… 300 kilometers… 5 days of racing for the fastest competitors… Y...

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Event 31/07/2018

The favorites for the 2018 UTMB®

A month before the event, the state of the favorites' level of fitness has become clearer so it is possible to reveal those who ar...

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Event 22/06/2018

The UTMB® an event involved in sustainable development

Following the engagements agreed in January 2017, within the framework of the GESI (Big International Sporting Events) charter, by...

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Event 11/06/2018

Remuneration for the UTMB® athletes: fair recognition

After having carried out a survey involving the 260 athletes who benefitted from the elite registration which was set up in 2016*,...

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UTMB® International 04/05/2018

Registrations for Oman by UTMB® are now open!

Registration opens on 4 May at 12:00 CET for the first ever OMAN by UTMB® event on 29 November 2018. The all-new OMAN by UTMB®even...

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Community 23/04/2018

Meet the solidarity runners

This year, 140 runners choose to participate in the World Summit of Trail Running as solidarity runners. They are between 26 and 6...

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UTMB® International 05/04/2018

Nouveautés UTMB® Mont-Blanc et UTMB® International

Le 4 avril à Paris, Une conférence de presse commune pour l’UTMB® Mont-Blanc et UTMB® International Le point presse annuel de l’U...

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UTMB® International 15/03/2018

Gaoligong By UTMB® : a showdown on the 3 races

The first edition of Gaoligong by UTMB® came to the end at 14:00 on Sunday the 11th of March. The race finish, historic South Silk...

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Event 28/02/2018

INNOVATION ! 40 km de festivités créés pour les bénévoles et les habitants locaux

Cette épreuve, la MCC est créée pour offrir une expérience de course festive, aux bénévoles, aux résidents de l’Espace Mont-Blanc ...

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Community 28/02/2018

A new challenge for the “Longue Route des Malades de la SLA” (ALS): The Mont Blanc Tour

On August 22, a few days before the UTMB®'s grand departure, a unique and highly symbolic challenge will be launched from Chamonix...

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UTMB® International 12/02/2018

Gaoligong by UTMB® is in a month!

The largest Chinese trail ultra will be held in a month. The organization can count on a booming local economy, remarkable histori...

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Community 03/01/2018

Update concerning registration as of 03/01/2018

Greetings to you all, Here is an update concerning registration for the 2018 UTMB®. - The UTMB®, is today, standing at 219% full...

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Community 27/12/2017

Update concerning registration as of 27/12/2017

Greetings to you all, Many of you want to participate in one of our races, thank you for your enthusiasm! What are your chances i...

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Community 20/12/2017

Update concerning registration as of 20/12/2017

Greetings to you all, Here is an update concerning registration for the 2018 UTMB®. - The UTMB®, is today, standing at 147% full...

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UTMB® International 29/11/2017

Gaoligong by UTMB®: a special bonus !

The first by UTMB® event will be held on March 9 - 11 2018 in China, in the Gaoligong mountains which are situated in Yunnan provi...

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Event 03/09/2017

Battle of the titans around Mont-Blanc

The 15th edition of the UTMB® kept every one of its promises thanks to the unbridled enthusiasm and perseverance of the 8000 runne...

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Event 25/08/2017

L'UTMB®, 15 éditions déjà !

La cérémonie de célébration de la 15e édition de l'UTMB® aura lieu jeudi 31 août de 18h30 à 19h30 sur la place du Triangle de l'Am...

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Community 14/07/2017

4 experts predictions for UTMB®

This year, UTMB® will see the greatest gathering of top elite runners in its history. Kilian Jornet, Zach Miller, Luis Alberto Her...

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Preparation 12/05/2017

L'Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® : Ma victoire sur la lombalgie

The book, L'Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc : ma victoire sur la lomblagie, has not been translated into English....

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UTMB® International 28/04/2017

Creation of UTMB® International and GaoLiGong by UTMB®

AUTMB and OC Sport, two sports marketing companies specialising in outdoor events, today announced the joint creation of UTMB® Int...

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Preparation 20/04/2017

Here is the first UTMB® Stories!

On August 1st at 6pm, more than one thousand runners will start running their first UTMB®. Steve will be one of these 45% of first...

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Community 06/04/2017

US athletes' conquest of UTMB®

More than two hundred American runners are expected on UTMB® this year. A record of registrations that places the United States in...

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Event 05/04/2017

UTMB® seen by 5 photographers

For UTMB® blog launching we asked 5 photographers to share their views on the event. Spanish photographer Eduardo Castro, Japanese...

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Preparation 04/04/2017

How to eat on a daily basis to be ready for UTMB® ?

Trail-running is a great way to escape our daily routine but we should not forget that this is an intense and stressful effort tha...

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Preparation 03/04/2017

A BOOK AND 12 ADVICES FOR A SUCCESSFUL UTMB®

In 2016, 42.5% of runners engaged in the UTMB® did not pass the finish line, which represents at least 1087 abandonments. And, amo...

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