The Ultra Trail du Mont-Blanc, the most prestigious trail in Europe, is back for the UTMB 2020 edition. This world summit of the trail which gathers 7 races takes place in Chamonix Mont-Blanc and will be held from August 22 to 28, 2020.
For a week, the whole Mont Blanc valley will be vibrating to the rhythm of the event: dedicated bus lines, open-air exhibition with equipment stands, animations, etc.
Discover the participants on theUTMB website.
TOP OF THE TRAIL SINCE 2003
Inaugurated in the summer of 2003, the UTMB is now one of the most emblematic competitions for runners. Its international reputation is such that, each year, more and more runners from all over the world hope to get their ticket for the list of registrants.
All events combined, there are more than 8,600 runners from over 90 different countries!
TOWARDS A RECORD YEAR 2022?
Will the 2022 edition be the one of all records?
The list of participants suggests an exceptional 2022 vintage, the greatest champions of the discipline seem to have agreed since the majority will be at the start of the UTMB®: Jornet, Walsmey, Capell, Thevenard, Tollefson, Qi...
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT UTMB RACES?
When it was founded, only one race was available. Today, no less than 9 races are offered:
- UTMB: 171 km / 10,300 m D+.
- CCC: 101 km / 6,100 m D+.
- TDS: 145 km / 9,100 m D+.
- OCC: 56 km / 3,500 m D+.
- PTL: 300 km / 25 000 m D+.
- MCC: 40 km / 2,300 m D+.
- ETC : 15km / 1 300D+.
- YCC: 15 km / 1,000 m D+.
- Mini UTMB
Find more information on the race schedule on the official UTMB website.
WHERE TO STAY DURING THE UTMB?
During the event, accommodation in the Mont Blanc valley is very much in demand by supporters and participants. Whether it is a room or a flat, it can often be quite complicated to find availability and especially affordable rates.
At RockyPop Chamonix - Les Houches - 3 star hotel and official partner of the UTMB, enjoy low prices at the gates of Chamonix. Rooms for 2 from 85€/night and Penthouses for 12 from 30€/person. Book now and take advantage of a special offer of -10% on your stay with the code " ROCKY " !
DOES THE ROCKYPOP RESTAURANT OFFER ADAPTED MENUS?
Pre-race nutrition is a key factor in performance. During the week of the UTMB, the restaurant 's chef meets the runners' requirements and offers a special adapted formula* for dinner: choice between two dishes and desserts for 19€.
To get your energy up in the morning, RockyPop also offers runners and clients a full breakfast buffet for 13€. Take-away baskets are available for those in a hurry.
the usual card remains available
HOW TO GET TO UTMB FROM THE HOTEL?
Are you staying at the RockyPop Hotel during the UTMB? Leave your car in the free car park and pick up your guest card when you check in to use public transport in the Mont Blanc region for free. A bus stop is available in front of the hotel (Le Pont stop), a bus runs all day.
To avoid using your car during the event, the UTMB organisers are also setting up a dedicated transport system. Bus lines to reach the start and strategic points of each event are in service: the UTMB'BUS. Reduced rates for accompanying persons and free access for runners.