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Ultra Trail Mont Blanc 2017

By Abichal @Multidays

Ultra Trail Mont Blanc 2017

All eyes are on the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc 2017 this weekend with some of the best runners in the world duking it out on the mountainous loop around Chamonix in France. The race begins at 6:30 p.m. local time (12:30 p.m. EDT) on Sept. 1, with 2,300 runners taking part.

The event features several races throughout the week :

  • UTMB: Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (166 km +9,600 m)
  • CCC: Courmayeur - Champex - Chamonix (101 km +6,100 m)
  • TDS: Sur les Traces des Ducs de Savoie (119 km +7,250 m)
  • OCC: Orsières - Champex - Chamonix (53 km +3,300 m)
  • PTL: La Petite Trotte à Léon (approx. 300 km +28,000 m)

François D'Haene leads the men and Nuria Picas leads the women at the 13.5 hour point.

These are the current leading positions only for the UTMB. For details of actual position on the course, click on the Live Tracking link below.

Race links

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