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Interview with Rory Bosio winner of the #UTMB14

Interview with Rory Bosio winner of the #UTMB14

After the UTMB winners press conference we tagged along an interview with The North Face athlete Rory Bosio and the dutch and english media. Rory won the UTMB for the second time in a row this year. In 2013 she set a new course record by almost two hours and 20...
Podium results of the 5 races of the #UTMB14

Podium results of the 5 races of the #UTMB14

Another edition of The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc comes to end, and the emotions are high as usual. More than 7000 runners participated in the 5 races of the UTMB (UTMB, CCC, PTL, TDS, OCC) The #UTMB14 race itself, the original 168km ultra, ended with team...
Crossing the Finish line at the #UTMB14

Crossing the Finish line at the #UTMB14

Join us in congratulating The North Face athlete Rory Bosio for claiming a well earned 1st position in the women’s category and 14th position overall with a timing of 23:23:20 hours. Well done Rory. Team member Fernanda Maciel also crossed the finish line in the...
News from 122km into the race at Champex-Lac checkpoint

News from 122km into the race at Champex-Lac checkpoint

Champex-Lac 09:00am 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),...
Courmayeur checkpoint update of the race #UTMB14

Courmayeur checkpoint update of the race #UTMB14

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 second of the 3 countries that the #UTMB14 passes...
Updates from the first checkpoint 31km into the race

Updates from the first checkpoint 31km into the race

The leading group just passed the first checkpoint Les Contamines, 31km in to the race, facing the typical #UTMB14 conditions, grim weather. The first to cross the checkpoint was Tofol Castañer (ES), followed by François D’Haene (FR), and Iker Karrera (ES). The...
Starting line video of the #UTMB14

Starting line video of the #UTMB14

The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc kicked off a few hours under a deluge of rain. In the 10 second hyperlapse video you can see the swarm of 2300 runners as they begin their long 168km journey.

7 things you didn’t know about #UTMB14

7 things you didn’t know about #UTMB14

The #UTMB14 is a lot of things to it’s runners and followers: an event, a race, a challenge, an adventure… but what it can also be, is an interesting source of facts that you wouldn’t have expected.

#UTMB13 – The Year History is Made

#UTMB13 – The Year History is Made

This year’s The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc® (UTMB®) will stand out from the many that have been, and maybe even those to come. Not only because it’s been the first one since 3 years that hasn’t been pestered by bad weather or course shortenings – perfectly...
Race Updates – The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc and CCC

Race Updates – The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc and CCC

Having kicked off yesterday, the CCC at 9 in the morning and the UTMB at 16.30 in the afternoon, both races are in full swing. The CCC, the shorter of the two at 97km, has already had the first 10 finishers cross the finish line. Jodi Bes, from Spain, was the first to...
TDS 2013 Podium

TDS 2013 Podium

Compared to the bad weather of 2012, this year’s TDS race saw a significant improvement in conditions as the participants raced under a blue sky for most of it. And the photos are all the more spectacular because of it. The first runner to finish the 119km race,...