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UTMB® PRESENTED BY COLUMBIA
AUGUST 27 - SEPTEMBER 2 2018
WORLD SUMMIT OF TRAIL RUNNING
UTMB is one of the most iconic and challenging trail running events in the world. Featuring six main races—including the flagship 170-kilometer Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc—and thousands of participants running through the stunning landscape of three countries in the Mont Blanc region before finishing in Chamonix.
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MORE THAN 8,000 RUNNERS
The 2018 edition of the UTMB brings together more than 8,000 runners representing 101 different countries for the six main races, plus additional events for the next generation of trail runners like the Mini UTMB® for children and the YCC for youth.



Since the first edition in 2003, the UTMB has followed core values like a love for trail running, sportsmanship, respect for the environment, and appreciation for the people and places of the Mont Blanc region.
UTMB® STORIES
ABOVE ALL, THE UTMB IS A UNIQUE JOURNEY FOR EACH COMPETITOR.
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"ARE YOU READY?"
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"BEYOND ULTRA"
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UTMB runners and support crew on a mountainside.

THREE COUNTRIES:
FRANCE, SWITZERLAND, ITALY.

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TRAIL-READY GEAR
OutDry Ex™ Caldorado Shell Jacket
Men's Trans Alps F.K.T.™ II Shoe
Womens's Trans Alps F.K.T.™ II Shoe
Titan Ultra™ Short Sleeve Shirt
Titan Wind Block™ II Tight
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WHEN THE HEAT IS ON
STAY COOL AND PROTECTED
Schooner Bank™ Cachalot III
Montrail™ Neck Gaiter
F.K.T.™ Short Sleeve Shirt
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WHEN CHILL IS IN THE AIR
STAY WARM AND DRY
Midweight Stretch Baselayer Long Sleeve Shirt
Titan Pass™ II Fleece
Powder Lite™ Hybrid Hooded Jacket
Runners at the start of the UTMB.

A LIFE-DEFINING EXPERIENCE
FOR EVERY PARTICIPANT.

Runners at the start of the UTMB
THE MAIN RACES
FROM MONDAY, AUGUST 27 TO SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2018

MCC®
40 kilometers & 2,300 meters of ascent

UTMB®
170 km & 10,000 m of ascent

CCC®
101 km & 6,100 m of ascent

TDS®
121 km & 7,300 m of ascent

OCC®
55 km & 3,500 m of ascent

PTL®
Approximately 300 km & 25,000 m of ascent (autonomous team event)


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