UTMB® PRESENTED BY COLUMBIA
AUGUST 28TH TO SEPTEMBER 3RD 2017

AN ICONIC TRAIL RUNNING EVENT IN THE UNIQUE MONT-BLANC SCENERY
It’s one of the main epic trail running events in the world with 1 individual trail race, 1 team ultra-trail race and 3 ultra-trail races travelling through 3 countries in the Mont-Blanc territory and finishing in Chamonix.

Discover the path of each race Here
MORE THAN 8000 RUNNERS
The UTMB® brings together more than 8000 runners representing 92 different countries and various additional animations, as the Mini Ultra-Trails® for children, the #YCC for youth and international medical and scientific exchanges. Since the first edition in 2003, the UTMB® has always followed its core values: the attachment to the Mont-Blanc territory and its inhabitants in France, Switzerland and Italy, the human values, the respect for the environment and sporting ethic.
Columbia - Ultra trail du Mont Blanc start 2015
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3 COUNTRIES
- FRANCE, SWITZERLAND, ITALY -

Columbia - Ultra trail du Mont Blanc finish 2016

“We were impressed by the great success of 2015 and 2016 UTMB® partnerships. In 2017, the Columbia brand is introducing its own footwear and apparel trail-running collection Columbia Montrail. UTMB®, Chamonix and Mont Blanc are an incredible outdoor playground and the UTMB® is the perfect platform to test and launch new innovations.”

Antti KARAVA
Director of Marketing and Communications EMEA

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THE MOST DEMANDING, BEAUTIFUL &
INSPIRING TRAILS IN THE WORLD

GET READY
Whether you are training for one of the UTMB® races, preparing your qualification run or taking on your personal trail challenge, Columbia Montrail’s apparel and footwear trail running gear has been tested tough by our own employees and by the UTMB® runners and volunteers.
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A LIFE-DEFINING EXPERIENCE
FOR EVERY PARTICIPANT

UTMB® STORIES
THE UTMB® IS ABOVE ALL AN INNER JOURNEY AND A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE
My First UTMB®
Running in the Dark
Mind game
I will never forget
Best ever edition ?
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THE MAIN RACES
From August 28th to September 3rd 2017
UTMB®: 3 countries – 171 km & 10.000 m ascent
CCC®: 3 countries – 101km & 6.100 m ascent
TDS®: 2 countries - 119 km & 7.200 m ascent
OCC®: 2 countries - 56 km & 3.500 m ascent
PTL®: 3 countries – around 290km & 26.500 m ascent in complete autonomy – A non-stop team-event

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