UTMB MONT BLANC 2021 CONFIRMED. IT IS OFFICIAL! ALL MOUNTAIN RACES ARE BACKAT CHAMONIX.
UTMB MONT BLANC 2021 CONFIRMED: it is official!. All mountain races come back at Chamonix. Our CALENDAR SECTION MOUNTAIN RACES 2021 celebrates today the return of the most media test of this sport. This afternoon the news was made official on the race’s own website, along with a laconic communiqué.
We start with a new look the promotional video of the new UTMB WORLD SERIES circuit. Since 2022, it will be almost the only way to achieve a bib number for the next editions of Chamonix. For good or worse, time will tell.
UTMB MONT BLANC 2021 CONFIRMED.
Finally yesterday afternoon, following recent announcements by the French government, the organization of the event has been able to confirm that all the mountain races that make up the UTMB Mont-Blanc 2021 will be held as planned.
UTMB 2021: COVID19 PROTOCOL
In order for the event to take place under the best conditions, the organization insists that enrollees must follow the following steps, which update the conditions proposed by the organization:
- Wear a face mask and wash your hands at each location
- Book a spot to collect your bib number (booking will open in June on your runner’s space)
- Starts spread out (over 3 hours max)
- No more self-service at aid stations
- Rest areas (during and after the race) open only to runners with their own sheets
- Assistance possible but adapted on different zones
- Public authorized along the course in compliance with the shielding measures. We will communicate more information regarding access of the start/finish areas soon.
UTMB 2021: TRAVEL CONDITIONS
- European runners: The French government will put the Sanitary Pass in place from June 9th that will allow people to travel in Europe. See below for more info on the Sanitary Pass
- Non-European runners: We will keep you informed of the travel restrictions/requirements following the planned communication from the French government regarding travel for Non-European residents on June 9th
- According to the latest information from the French government, the Sanitary Pass is mandatory for entrants in all events of more than 1000 participants from June 9th. As a UTMB® Mont-Blanc participant, you must present a valid Sanitary Pass at the bib collection. To receive a pass, you must comply with one of the three conditions:
- Proof of full vaccination (second dose of vaccine)
- Recent negative PCR test or antigenic test* (less than 48h or 72h – to be confirmed)
- Certificate of Covid 19 recovery
- Medical Certificate: You have until July 31 to present your medical certificate in your broker area located on the website.
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