Are you ready for the UTMB 2017?

 

The Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc 2017 is to take place between 28th August and 3rd September. So, rendez-vous in Chamonix, to experience the adventure of this mountain ultramarathon!

PROGRAM: Check here the 2017 UTMB Program
 

We are waiting for you!! 5 races: UTMB®, CCC®, TDS®, OCC, PTL®

2017 UTMB Races: Distances and elevations; Number of participants, Start times, Race time limit

UTMB®: around 171 km and 10,000 metres of height gain - 2,300 runners - Start: Friday 1st September 2017 at 6 p.m. from Chamonix - 46:30 hours maximum;

CCC®: around 101 km and 6,100 metres of height gain - 1,900 runners - Start: Friday 1st September 2017 at 9 a.m. from Courmayeur, Italy - 26:30 hours maximum;

TDS®: around 119 km and 7,200 metres of height gain - 1,600 runners - Start: Wednesday 30th August 2017 at 6 a.m. from Courmayeur, Italy - 33 hours maximum;

OCC: around 56 km and 3,500 metres of height gain - 1,200 runners - Start: Thursday 31st August 2017 at 8:15 a.m. from Orsières, Switzerland - 14:30 hours maximum;

PTL®: around 290 km and 26,500 metres of height gain - A non-stop event; 300 runners - Start Monday 28th August 2017 at 9 a.m. from Chamonix - 151:30 hours maximum.

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Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc 2017
Follow by GPS. Photo source: @http://utmbmontblanc.com
Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc 2017
LiveTrail4runner: LiveTrail® app for runners. Photo source: @http://utmbmontblanc.com

How to follow the runners this year

A better version of the UTMB®Live software

UTMB®LIVE is going to be launched on 29th August 2017.

This year, it promises to be more integrated and better than the previous version, bringing together the live stream TV channel, social wall, LiveTrail® runner tracking and webcams.

You can watch the races on UTMB®TV, streaming will be in three languages: French, English and Spanish. There will also be repeats from the highlights of the start lines, finishes of the race leaders, interviews, reports and films.

New LiveTrail® app for runners and spectators

LiveTrail4runner new app for runners: notification of their position, race time, kilometres run and remaining at each check point;

It has also a SOS and abandon function, which will improve safety for the runners. In the case of SOS, this function allows the runner to his GPS coordinates by text to the race HQ who can then coordinate help.

With LiveTrail® app, supporters, friends and family will track every move of their runner.

Download here: IOS  -  Android

Follow by text messaging/sms

The advantage of following via text messages: being notified when a runner passes a check point; the text messages are sent to all phones/smartphones in the 3 countries, even if you do not have a “mobile” roaming package.

Registration available here

Follow by GPS

This GPS system provides real-time geolocation information & statistics. You can use the GPS function to locate the runners.

All runners have the possibility of renting a small GPS tracker (70g) so they can be followed throughout the course. Placed in their back-pack, it allows their family and friends to follow them live on a PC, Mac, tablet or Smartphone.

The Finisher zone

A webcam positioned at the arrival zone, in the Finisher Zone will allow you to share the joyful moment of being a finisher with your loved ones.

For up to the minute info, please visit the official Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) website : www.utmbmontblanc.com

and social networks: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.

The greatest gathering of top elite runners

UTMB 2017 - Ludovic Pommeret, winner 2016

UTMB 2017 - Nathalie Mauclair, winner 2015

 UTMB 2017 - Xavier Thévenard, winner 2013, 2015

UTMB 2017 - François d’Haenes, winner 2012, 2014

 UTMB 2017 - Rory Bosio, winner 2013, 2014

UTMB 2017 - Kilian Jornet, winner 2008, 2009 and 2011

 UTMB 2017 - Lizzy Hawker​, winner 2005, 2008, 2010 and 2011

UTMB 2017 - Marco Olmo, winner 2006, 2007

 UTMB 2017 - Vincent Delebarre, winner 2004

 UTMB 2017 - Dawa Sherpa, winner 2003

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