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10-Apr-17

Kilian Jornet to take on Scotland and The Lakes

Kilian Jornet is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, ultra runner on the planet. This year his calendar looks as exciting as ever. He has announced that he will be running in the Salomon Glen Coe Skyline™ 2017 and that he has ambitions to complete the Bob Graham round. He also wants to take on Everest once again, having had to pull out in 2016 and he has UTMB in his sights.

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20-Dec-16

Are you ready for UTMB 2017

Registration is now open until January 4th for the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc races for 2017 which take place between August 28th and September 3rd in the Alps.

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26-Aug-16

Courmayeur-Champex-Chamonix: Running the CCC

It's a corker that takes in three countries and asks 101km of your legs. Are there hills? Oh, yes! CCC is one that will tax any runner.

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25-Aug-16

OCC: Orsieres-Champex-Chamonix

It is the shortest and fastest race at UTMB - the OCC - the small Swiss cousin. 55km long with 3300m of ascent it starts in Switzerland and finishes in France, traversing a couple of Alps to get there.

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24-Aug-16

TDS - Sur les Traces des Ducs de Savoie

UTMB week is well underway with today's TDS. 119km over the Alps with 7250 metres of ascent. 1600 brave souls took on the challenge

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22-Aug-16

UTMB Preview

UTMB is one of the biggest beasts on the ultra running calendar and is a must do for every serious mountain ultra runner. We look ahead to the excitement and will also be covering it live on Twitter and Facebook.

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21-Jul-16

UTMB runner stripped of 5th place after doping

Sadly, doping in sport never seems too far away from our daily news feeds. Sadder still is the fact that some sports and countries are now perpetually associated with cases of illegal drug-taking, like European cycling competitions or, currently in this week’s news headlines, alleged State-sanctioned athletics doping in Russia.

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23-Jun-16

A world-class outdoor laboratory for ultra running in the Valley of Chamonix

If you’re heading for the Alps to enjoy the great running spectacle that is the UTMB experience, this year there’s an additional point of interest at the event. The French town of Chamonix will host the third International Medicine and Science in Ultra-Endurance Sports Conference.

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05-Apr-16

Find out who’s running in this year’s UTMB

As of mid-March, 142 elite international runners have registered for this year’s UTMB multi-race event, held in Chamonix at the end on August.

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03-Mar-16

Australian ultras selected as UTMB and Hardrock qualifiers

The three distances of the Alpine Challenge 2016 (100 miles, 100km and 60km) that takes place in the Alpine National Park (Victoria) have been selected as qualifying events for the UTMB in France.

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