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Ultra Trail du Mont-Blanc

August 26, 2019 - August 30, 2019 # 17

During the last few years, the UTMB has become the one of the most popular Ultra trails in the world.
The event offers 5 races of different locations, length and difficulty around the highest mountain in western Europe : the Mont-Blanc.

To take part in one of the races, runners have to collect qualifying points while running preliminary races all over the world during the 2 previous years. As the number of participants is limited, a lottery in then organized to select the participants among the runners with enough qualifying points.

The event is now part of the Ultra-Trail® World Tour.

Official website

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Information about the event is available in : English French German Italian

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]

Contact

Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc 36 avenue du Savoy 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc France Tel : +33 (0)4 50 53 47 51 Fax : +33 (0)9 72 14 79 12

Races

Petite Trotte à Léon (PTL)

August 26, 2019 (Monday) - 08:00
Cut off: 152:00 hours
Running
290 kilometers
26,500 meters
Trail Mountainous Mountain Team effort
The number for participants for the race is capped to 300.
 

Sur les traces des Ducs de Savoie (TDS)

August 28, 2019 (Wednesday) - 04:00
Cut off: 42:00 hours
Running
145 kilometers
9,100 meters
 
6 ITRA Points
Trail Mountainous Mountain Western States qualifier UTMB qualifier Solo
The number for participants for the race is capped to 1600.
The race is part of the following Challenges/Series :  Ultra Trail World Tour 2019
 

This is the second race of the weekend after the PTL.
It starts in Courmayeur in the Aoste valley and follows the GR paths of Mont-Blanc, Beaufort and Tarentaise to get to Chamonix where the finish line is located.

TDS course map

On the way, runners will climb several passes above 2,500m : Arête du Mont-Favre (2435m), Col Chavannes (2603m), Col du Petit Saint-Bernard (2,188m), Passeur de Pralognan (2,567m), Col de la Gitte (2,322m), Col du Tricot (2,120m)

TDS profile

Orsières - Champex - Chamonix (OCC)

August 29, 2019 (Thursday) - 08:15
Cut off: 14:30 hours
Running
55 kilometers
3,500 meters
 
4 ITRA Points
Trail Mountainous Mountain UTMB qualifier Solo
The number for participants for the race is capped to 1200.
 

The race was added to the event in 2014. It goes from Osières to Chamonix.
This is the shortest race of the event.

OCC course map
OCC profile

Courmayeur Champex Chamonix (CCC)

August 30, 2019 (Friday) - 09:00
Cut off: 26:30 hours
Running
101 kilometers
6,100 meters
 
5 ITRA Points
Trail Mountainous Mountain Western States qualifier UTMB qualifier Solo
The number for participants for the race is capped to 1900.
The race is part of the following Challenges/Series :  Ultra Trail World Tour 2019
 

The races starts in Courmayeur in the Aoste Valley in Italy and follows the GR paths to get to Chamonix.
Contrary to the TDS, the runners will head North when they leave Courmayeur.

CCC course map
CCC profile

Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB)

August 30, 2019 (Friday) - 18:00
Cut off: 46:30 hours
Running
170 kilometers
10,000 meters
 
6 ITRA Points
Trail Mountainous Mountain Western States qualifier UTMB qualifier Solo
The number for participants for the race is capped to 2300.
The race is part of the following Challenges/Series :  Ultra Trail World Tour 2019
 
UTMB Course map
UTMB profile