“One of the world's most difficult & popular trail races.
— Jason Smith
Race - Aug 27, 2018
Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife
UTMB is a mega outing through the mighty Alps circumnavigating the iconic Mt Blanc. Commitment to the UTMB will test the fabric of the human body & spirit to the utmost extent. Refer to the official race website for all details: ultratrailmb.com/
Rocks, roots, snow, glaciers, sun, rain, hallucinations. You name it, this course can throw it at you.
The Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (aka. UTMB) is a 104 mile / 166 km ultramarathon with a staggering 30,000' / 9,600M of ascent. The race started in 2003 and with more than 2,000 competitors on the starting line, it's simultaneously one of the most difficult & largest trail races in Europe.
The course starts and ends in Chamonix, touching France, Italy & Switzerland as it loops around Mt Blanc.