UTMB®, the ultimate race!
Trail running
Wednesday, 22 August 2018

UTMB®, the ultimate race!

The Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® is the ultimate race that any fan of the discipline wants to do at least once in their life. The event attracts 10 000 participants, representing more than 88 nations over 5 races. The famous and hardest is the UTMB®: its route takes runners around Mont Blanc via France, Italy and Switzerland over a distance of 170 kilometers with more than 10,000 meters of elevation gain, and which must be run in less than 43 hours.


Partner of the UTMB® since 2004, trail running is in our blood!

Every year we are on the event through a booth, some animations but also our athletes.


They will be 14 Julbo runners to try the UTMB® adventure this year.

Presentation of our favorite athletes for the win of the UTMB® race:



-        Caroline Chaverot

Following her recent return from injury, the woman who triumphed in 2016 will be at the start of the 2018 edition with the same objective: victory

> Discover more about Caroline Chaverot

-        Stephanie Howe

Stephanie Howe will take part in this year’s UTMB® for the third time, after competing in the 2015 and 2017 editions.

> Discover more about Stephanie Howe



-        Xavier Thévenard

Nicknamed the «Little Prince of Mont Blanc», the Jura runner will be keen to add a new UTMB® to his already impressive list of achievements.

> Discover more about Xavier Thévenard

-        Michel Lanne

An unusual runner, Michel Lanne, a member of the French Gendarmerie High Mountain Platoon (PGHM), will be lining up for the UTMB® this year after previously winning the CCC® and TDS® races.

> Discover more about Michel Lanne

-        Gediminas Grinius

After finishing second in 2016, then eighth in the UTMB® last year, our Lithuanian athlete, who won the World Tour two years ago, will aim for another podium place on the most famous trail race in the world.

> Discover more about Gediminas Grinius

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