The ITRA has evolved its race evaluation service. This service has made a major update to scale of points (from now on on a scale of 1 – 6 points), as well as introducing new criteria called "Mountain" and "Finisher" (more information: ITRA website).
This new scale has an impact on the qualifying races and the number of points required in order to register for one of the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® races.
Here is a table showing the comparison between actual points (the old points) and the new points:
|Qualifying points required for 2016 registration||Old points
(according to old ITRA scale)
|Max. no. of races||Examples||New points (according to new ITRA scale)||Max. no. of races||Examples|
|UTMB®||9||3||4 + 4 + 1||15||3||6 + 6 + 3|
|4 + 3 + 2||6 + 5 + 4|
|3 + 3 + 3||5 + 5 + 5|
|CCC® & TDS®||3||2||3||7||2||6 + 1|
|2 + 1||5 + 2|
|4 + 3|
|2 + 1|
For the 2016 registration, the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® will accept the two point systems (old and new). The most advantageous scale for the runner will be used.
For the 2017 registration, we will only be using the new points system.
It was, once again, a special edition, thanks to you all !!
We sincerely thank you for making this event a success: runners, volunteers, partners, supporters, local people, not forgetting the sun!
Find the results on utmb.livetrail.net
To relive the event, you can find all the photos on our facebook page www.facebook.com/UltraTrailMontBlanc
The live follow-up of service by SMS is now available!
There is just one year, Jean Claude Marmier left this world leaving a void and a deep sadness behind him. In recognition of the 2014 PTL®, he suffered a cardiac arrest.
His passion for the mountains and his enthusiasm for united discover the many facets of his life. In 12 years, he became a pillar of the organization of the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc®.
All Trailers du Mont Blanc, and the entire trail running community, join his wife Natasha, his family and all his friends to remember together Jean- Claude.
For those wishing to share their memories, experiences and adventures with Jean-Claude, we have set up a guestbook here
Meanwhile the paper version, the runner guide and the maps at 1: 25,000, as well as the GPS tracks, are available on your runner page!