Registration for the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc 2015 is open!

17 Dec 2014 07:10
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Credit : mako10

The registration for the 5 races that will be run around Mount-Blanc from August 24th to 30th 2015 opens today at 10 AM (CET).

The phenomenal success of the UTMB has been steadily growing during the past years. More and more runners register to take part in the event.

To cope with this rising numbers, the organizers have regularly added new races to the event. It started in 2003 with a single race and there are now 4 additional races.

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They also had to put in place a selection of the participants. In order to register, you need to have accumulated a certain number of points in one of the many qualifying races.

Number of points required for each race

  • UTMB® : 8 points acquired between 01/01/2013 and 12/31/2014 (during 3 races maximum)
  • CCC® : 3 points acquired between 01/01/2013 and 12/31/2014
  • TDS® : 3 points acquired between 01/01/2013 and 12/31/2014
  • OCC : no points

You have until January 6th to register on the official website.

But this is not enough; you still have to go through a lottery to be able to run in Chamonix.

If like me, you registered last year but haven’t been selected during the lottery, you get a coefficient 2 during this year’s lottery if you register for the same race.

Good luck for the lottery. The results will be published on January 14th 2015.