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Oct 28

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Julien Gilleron

Wider Mag journalist wins Grächen Berglauf

UTMR Admin

Wider Magazine: posts and articles following UTMR throughout 2021. Final publication about Grächen Berglauf. WiderMag UTMR 2.2.2020 WiderMag UTMR 4.9.2020 WiderMag UTMR 6.9.2020 WiderMag UTMR 21.8.2020 WiderMag UTMR 22.7.2019 WiderMag UTMR 22.9.2020 WiderMag UTMR 28.1.2020 WiderMag video UTMR 5.9.2020

Latest Posts

Sep 28

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Ultra Tour Monte Rosa 2020 & the COVID-19 pandemic

Lizzy Hawker

Ultra Tour Monte Rosa, 10th May 2020. It is with great regret that we announce the cancellation of the 2020 edition of Ultra Tour Monte Rosa.  We have carefully considered the current pandemic situation and the risk that holding a race like UTMR would present to our runners, volunteers and hosts. We take this decision […]

Nov 24

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CH & Europe Ambassador: Sacha Mijatov

Lizzy Hawker

We’re delighted that Sacha will be an ambassador for UTMR on the trails and social media! Thank you Sacha & we look forward to welcoming you back in September 2020.   You can find Sacha on facebook if you want to contact him!   Sacha (Turbosnail) Mijatov Born: 1971 Hometown: Brussels, Belgium. About me: I have been […]

Mar 02

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Children's running race Grachen, Switzerland

Rangliste Grächen UTMR 2019 Kinderrennen

UTMR Admin

A big thank you to all of the children who stepped on to the start line for the 2019 Kinderrennen event at the UTMR in Grächen. It was 100% effort from the start to the finish as you might expect if you’ve ever seen a children’s running race. There were two distances, 2 km and […]

Oct 28

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Matthieu Girard returns for the 2020 Ultra Tour

Lizzy Hawker

Our 2018 winner of the 170 km Ultra Tour, Matthieu Girard, is returning for 2020! Here’s what he thinks about UTMR. Thank you Matthieu & best of luck, see you in September!  N.B Matthieu is co-president of Trail Verbier St-Bernard a beautiful set of races at the beginning of July at the other end of […]

Feb 21

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Roman Evarts on his 2019 UTMR experience

UTMR Admin

Elite athlete Roman Evarts, 6th place in the 2018 UTMB, gives some insight into his experience at the 2019 Ultra Tour Monte Rosa. He is happily returning for the 2020 race. Good luck Roman! You can find him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/romans.evarts & follow his results on his ITRA page. Choices, choices… End of summer […]

Oct 01

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UTMR in Trails Endurance Magazine

UTMR Admin

Thanks to photographer Hervé Le Gac and Trails Endurance for taking the time and effort to cover Ultra Tour Monte Rosa 2019 and brave the unfortunate weather conditions we faced. We hope you will come back for more of the sunny days we more often expect!

Sep 28

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The Slovak Ultra Trail Team at the 2020 UTMR

Lizzy Hawker

We are happy to welcome an elite runner, Marián Priadka, from the Slovak Ultra Trail Team to the 170 km UTMR! Here’s what he has to say ….. I started with running as a training and alternative activity for MTB, which brought me to back sports after several years break. After my beginnings (doing some […]

Sep 28

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running through the night book

Running through the night: Ultramarathon Adventures in Europe

Lizzy Hawker

One of our past UTMR competitors, David Byrne, has just published a book about ultra running that contains a chapter on the zero edition UTMR stage race in 2015. He says, “To me the 2015 edition was great as it was a chance to see a new location and to push myself which has since […]

Sep 28

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UTMR will be a qualifying race for the 2021 Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run

Lizzy Hawker

We had some good news from the board of “Hardrock”!  Finishers of our 170km race in 2020 will qualify for the 2021 Hardrock lottery. For anyone who hasn’t heard of Hardrock it is a 100 mile ultramarathon in the Southern Colorado’s San Juan Range, USA. Here is what one 5-time finisher of Hardrock, Jason Poole, […]