Category Archives: ultra trail mont-blanc

September 02

WOMENS UTMB 2019: COURTNEY DALTWATER WINS, WITH KRISTIN BERGLUND SECOND AND MAITE MAIORA THIRD.

  Late Sunday afternoon—still dressed in her customary long prototype Salomon shorts that appear more suited to the basketball court than a running catalog—Salomon trail running athlete Courtney Dauwalter was trying to process the fact that she had won the famed Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB®). Considering that the likeable 34-year-old American has made a […]

November 22

UTMB 2019: NEW COURSE FOR TDS 145KM/D+9,000M (6/6 ITRA POINTS, 9/15 MOUNTAIN POINTS)

. Last August Trailrunningspain.com and carrerasdemontana.com was in UTMB 2018 to describing and narrating to you all happened in the seven races of UTMB 2018. Today UTMB presents a new course for TDS, 145km and 9100 metres of height gain for a new harder and more beautiful course race.       _____________________________________ . UTMB 2019 TDS: […]

September 02

KILIAN JORNET RETIRED DUE TO A BEE´S STING: PERSONAL DECLARATIONS. 

..   Kilian Jornet retired from the UTMB 2018 when close to the Bonatti refuge 92k due to a bee´sting. Having been stung just three hours before the race, he then suffered an allergic reaction and stomach pains after the wound. Watch and read below, Kilian Jornet’s statement after retiring from the UTMB after he […]

September 01

ULTRA TRAIL MONT BLANC 2018: THE UTMB WEEK SUMMARY. SEVEN GREAT RACES IN THE ALPS

. UTMB 2018 is finishing, the Ultra Trail of Montblanc that was born in 2003, with 700 hundred runners, now it holds 10,000 runners and 2,000 volunteers from 100 different countries, starting in Chamonix from August 27th to September 2nd, seven races has been driven around the Mont Blanc crossing 3 different countries France, Italy […]

August 26

ULTRA TRAIL MONT BLANC 2018: PROGRAM, RACES AND FAVORITES

. UTMB 2018 is coming, the Ultra Trail of Montblanc was born in 2003, with 700 hundred runners, now it holds 10,000 runners and 2,000 volunteers from 100 different countries, starting in Chamonix from August 27th to September 2nd, seven races will driven around the Mont Blanc crossing 3 different countries France, Italy and Switzerland. […]

July 26

VIBRAM PRESENTS “DUALITY”: THE SHORT MOVIE ABOUT WOMEN AND TRAIL RUNNING

. . Vibram has been recognized as the leading solemaker for outdoor sports in the world for decades now. Ever since its first sole back in 1937, the italian brand founded by Vitale Bramani has never stopped its research & development efforts and have recently launched two major initiatives to handle tough weather conditions. Vibram Megagrip […]

August 09

Ultra Trail Mont Blanc: The film, Le Film, La Película. Memories from the best of UTMB 2016.

. Ultra Trail Mont Blanc 2017 is coming up, just round the corner. After all those years, it has consolidated itself as the global trail running summit. Ever since we started covering it live back in 2008, the event has escalated both in terms of races held, trailrunners involved and must of all media impact. […]

June 07

UTMB 2017 confirms spaniards as second largest group, after french. 92 nationalities to be present.

. Trail running is a global sport already, and ever more so. Today the organizers of Ultra Trail Mont Blanc have issued a key figures summary whereby we confirm that almost 100 nationalities wil be present there. And, after the french, spaniards will be once again the most numerous group to race around Pays du […]

April 07

UTMB International created by Autour du Mont-Blanc and OC Sports. GaoliGong by UTMB to launch April 2018.

. Trail running is a global sport already, and ever more so. The joint creation of UTMB International has just been announced by Autour du Mont-Blanc and OC Sport, two sports marketing companies specialising in outdoor events. The new enterprise is to be focused upon speeding up and controlling the development of the UTMB brand beyond Europe, […]

December 02

ZACH MILLER, NIKE TRAIL RUNNING. INTERVIEW AT ULTRA TRAIL MONT BLANC BY MAYAYO.

. Zach Miller has been coming to run in Europe for several years now, ever since his Transvulcania premiere in 2015, dashing ahead of the world´s best from the start and making an unforgetable final sprint vs Dakota Jones to make top5 in the end. After that we saw him triumph in CCC 2015 and […]

Spaniards at the Trail Mont Blanc Races 2012: CCC Tofol Castanyer 1st / UTMB Emma Roca 3rd / TDS Pablo Villa 4th

Spaniards at the trail Mont Blanc races this year accounted for the second largest national group, with 9% of total entry requests sent. Way beyond the French, anyway, which still account for 56% of what is number-wise a French alpine race. _____ SPANIARDS AT ULTRA MONT BLANC 2012. Smiles, courage and tears  Under terrible weather […]

New Salomon Slab Sense: 198gr/200€. Developed by Kilian Jornet

Se avecina ya el desembarco 2012 en el mundo de las carreras por montaña de la nueva estrella de la gama Salomon Running:  Llega la versión  de calle del prototipo rojiblanco que KJ ha estado probando y evolucionando en tantas carreras de trail running de esta temporada. Será quizá la primera zapatilla “voladora” de ultratrails: […]

Ultratrails 2012: Cómo prepararlas para disfrutar, o intentarlo.

La temporada 2011 de carreras de ultrafondo por montaña está prácticamente llegando a su fin. Gran parte de los ultreros usamos estos meses de Octubre/Noviembre para organizar calendarios y elegir objetivos para 2012, ya que muchos sorteos de plazas en  pruebas clave hay que pedirlos ya en Diciembre. Buen momento entonces para repasar ahora la […]

Entrenamiento ultratrail: UTMB 2011: Simulador oficial de tiempos paso

Para poder planificar la estrategia de carrera en la Ultra Trail Mont Blanc del próximo 26 de Agosto, la propia organización facilita un enlace a un simulador oficial donde -en francés- podemos introducir nuestro tiempo final objetivo así como ajustarlo en función de nuestro talento en ascenso y descensos para obtener un plan detallado de […]

Mirando al Mont Blanc de nuevo

Primer asalto: Victoria por KO. En 2008 Sergio visitó Chamonix para completar el primer ultra alpino del equipo, la Courmayeur-Champex-Chamonix. Mientras, Pedro completaba por su lado la Carros de Foc pirenaica.  Ambos venían de haber completado antes la épica circunvalación del techo del Pirineo que fue aquel primer Ultra Trail de Aneto. Segundo asalto: Derrota […]

UTMB 2010 suspendido Contamines. CCC como alternativa

*Lizzy Hawker gana los 98k de la Reprise-UTMB 2.010. Foto: irunfar.com *Nerea Martínez, 2ª en la meta de la Reprise-UTMB. 00:28: Agnés Hervé completa el podio femenino 23:06 Nerea Martínez 2ª clasificada en la Reprise-UTMB. Bravo! 22:04 Lizzy Hawker, ganadora de la carrera femenina. Enhorabuena! Nerea ya ha pasado la Flegére, como 2ª destacada. Vamos…. […]

Allez Chamonix!!!

Noticia directamente extraída de la web del Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc: “The organizing committee therefore has the great pleasure of announcing that as of today all the runners pre-registered may confirm their registration”. De este modo, los ultraOxígeno ya estamos presentes en los dos mastodontes del ultrafondo por montaña en Europa: el Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc y […]

En marcha al ultra trail CCC

Llegó la hora de marchar caminito a Chamonix, por fin! Mañana a primera hora Dallas y yo cogeremos carretera y manta, literalmente, para no parar hasta llegar a los pies del Mont-Blanc. Una vez allí, dos semanas por delante con una meteo muy inclemente para turistear y preparar la salida del Ultra Trail CCC. Y […]

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