Category Archives: utmb 2017

July 02

MARATHON MONT BLANC 2018: Kilian Jornet and Ruth Croft Winners. Eli Gordon third; Aritz Egea fifth. Results and photos Salomon Golden trail series

. Kilian Jornet has won the Marathon Mont Blanc with a time of 3h54’54’’, three months after breaking his fibula, Kilian Jornet returned to racing to compete in the second event in the Golden Trail Series. Marc Lauenstein (3h58’15’’) was second and Stian Angermund-Vik (4h00’07’’) arrived third, Aritz Egea was the first Spaniard in Top5 . Ruth Croft […]

September 03

Kilian Jornet is beaten for the first time at UTMB. Came in second to D´Haene after three previous victories

  .   François d´Haene and Nuria Picas won the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc hundred miles 2017. Kilian Jornet came second to François after a closely fought race with the Frenchman. After his previous first three victories, it was the fourth time Jornet has taken part in the Alpine classic. This time, in a race dominated […]

August 14

Kilian Jornet wins at Sierre Zinal for the fith time. Lucy Wambiu leads the women. Race report and results.

.   Spaniard Kilian Jornet and Kenyan Lucy Wambui won the 44th edition of the classic Sierre-Zinal, with 4,350 runners enrolled in the race. This mountain race is held in Switzerland over a a 31k/D+2,000m course that stands out for its history, atmosphere and big cash prizes. . Kilian achieved his fifth victory, after 2009, […]

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 20

Kilian Jornet back to trail running: Race kick-off at Marathon Mont Blanc, then HardRock, Sierre-Zinal, UTMB, Glencoe and Ultrapirineu.

. Kilian Jornet will come back to trail running this weekend at Mont Blanc Marathon. From then on, he will be racing also at Hardrock, Sierre Zinal, Ultra Trail Mont Blanc, Glen Coe Skyline and Ultra Pirineu. His running calendar also includes some personal pet projects as the Bob Graham Round in the UK. Now, let us […]

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 […]

May 22

Kilian Jornet climbs Mt Everest alone and unsupported: From Rongbuk Monastery (5.100m) to 8.848m summit and down to 6.500m camp. #oureverest

. . KILIAN JORNET HAS CLIMBED MOUNT EVEREST: He did so alone, in a single push from base camp at 5.100m and without oxygen or fixed ropes. Jornet reached the summit of the world’s highest mountain (8,484 m) as the final chapter  of his Summits of My Life project, and it sets a new “Fastest […]

May 21

Kilian Jornet takes on Everest: From Rongbuk Monastery (5.100m) to 8.848m summit and down non-stop. #oureverest

. Today May 21, Kilian Jornet is set to finish his personal project of climbing the north face of Everest. The mountaineer aims to set a new benchmark for the ascent and descent of the world’s highest mountain (8,848m) without oxygen. . The challenge is part of his Summits of My Life project which since […]

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, […]

March 22

Kilian Jornet to take on Everest and UTMB again in 2017. Six trail races and personal projects fill his calendar.

. Kilian Jornet returns this summer to the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc and Everest. The spaniard has just made public his calendar for the coming months, whereas he will be combining mountain races, personal projects and the remaining challenge for his Summits of My Life project. As for trail running, he will racing at UTMB, […]