Dawn has broken and as the mist starts to lift new light shines on the race. The trio D'Haene (FR), Castañer (ES) and Karrera (ES) are still dominating the race, with a good 45 minute lead.
Sadly The North Face contender, Mike Foote (US), abandoned the race at La Fouly (107km) due to his body simply shutting down, and Timothy Olson (US) too has dropped out of the race. The North Face athlete Jez Bragg (GB), who arrived at the Champex checkpoint in 17th position, feeling positive about the race. ...more
Courmayeur (Italy) - 03:00 am
Only a few hours ago it was doom and gloom on the race course, or rather… the weather was very foul. As the runners begin to trickle in to the Courmayeur checkpoint (77km), the conditions have changed drastically. The rain has stopped, the temperatures are pleasant and the stars have appeared. ...more
The leading group just passed the first checkpoint Les Contamines, 31km in to the race, facing the typical #UTMB14 conditions, grim weather. The North Face athletes Jez Bragg (GB) and Mike Foote (US), running together at 15th with about 11 minutes off the lead. ...more
We are proud to introduce Diane Van Deren, one of the TNF athletes that last weekend ran the taxing The North Face Lavaredo Ultra Trail – the 119km run that takes you with a positive elevation of 5850m across the scenic, albeit, treacherous Italian Dolomites. Diane’s story is a little different to others’, which is [...] ...more