(Ultra Trail du Mont-Blanc) is the main trail-running event of the year – an ultra-marathon across the territories of France, Switzerland and Italy, around the slopes of Mont Blanc (4809 m). It is considered one of the most iconic, massive, interesting and challenging international trail-running races.
This year, the legendary race hosted more than 10,000 athletes from 90 countries throughout all distances during 7 eventful days. During the day, elite athletes overcame 170 kilometers with an altitude gain of 10,000, running through passes, forests and villages, day and night in conditions of heat, cold, wind and rain.
This year, the men's podium was taken by French athletes: François D'Haene (20:46:00, CMSAB, 4-th victory at UTMB), Aurelien Dunand-Pallaz (20:58:31, TEAM COMPRESSPORT), Mathieu Blanchard (21:12:44, Salomon Running).