Posted in TH UTMB Blogs on May 06, 2021.
UTMB Group – a major player in trail running which has led the sport’s development for the last 18 years – and The IRONMAN Group have joined forces to boost the sport’s international development and, together, will launch the world’s ultimate trail-running circuit: the UTMB® World Series.
From as early as 2022, the UTMB® World Series will bring together many of the best international events on the planet which will provide exclusive access to the sport’s pinnacle event, UTMB® Mont-Blanc. Runners across the globe are invited to be part of it and to ‘meet their extraordinary’.
- The UTMB® World Series is a revolution for the sport, that will bring the trail running community together through a new, integrated sports system that is open to all.
- Inspired by the high standards of UTMB®, runners will be able to take part in the most beautiful events on the planet, and the UTMB® World Series will be the only place where runners can begin their quest to UTMB® Mont-Blanc, where the prestigious UTMB® World Series Finals will be held.
- In-line with the rapid growth of the sport, events will be held across six continents, giving all runners more opportunities to live the UTMB® experience on a global scale.
- UTMB Group and The IRONMAN Group have joined forces through a strategic partnership that will enable them to further develop the sport of trail running together.
- The pioneering new UTMB® World Series will unite the trail running community by drawing on UTMB Group’s expertise in the sport and The IRONMAN Group’s rich history and operational excellence as the largest producer of endurance sports in the world, to create the future of trail running.
- The UTMB® World Series will be built around the values of UTMB®: surpassing oneself; fair play; respect for people and the environment; and solidarity.
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