Alternatives to UTMB – 6 Other Epic Mountain Races in European Trail Running Destinations
No race is quite like the Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc, but there are other great European mountain ultrarunning race alternatives to UTMB.
Angkor Ultra-Trail Race Report: Cambodia’s Epic Ultramarathon Event
Running through this UNESCO World Heritage archaeological park among 1000+ year-old structures is an adventure you need to take! (5 min read)
Matterhorn Ultraks Mountain Race Report
The Matterhorn Ultraks race weekend features four trail running races around the Swiss Alps, starting and finishing in Zermatt, and a vertical trail race that starts in Zermatt.
Matterhorn Ultraks «EXTREME»
The «EXTREME» Race of Matterhorn Ultraks is a new race designed expressly for the best Skyrunners of the world. This is pure Skyrunning!
What is the UTMB Race? All You Need To Know About This Epic Ultramarathon
Key questions answered: what is the UTMB race (Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc)? Where is this destination ultra race held? How long does it take, and how to enter.
Hood To Coast Pacific City Relay: Race Report, Photos & Advice
Hood to Coast Pacific City is a one-day relay race fielding 350 teams of up to six people, covering 80 miles from Bald Hill, a mountain near Portland, Oregon, to Pacific City on the coast, in one day.
Crater Rim Ultra
Read all about the Crater Rim Ultra, a spectacular trail running event around the rim of extinct volcanoes near Christchurch, New Zealand.
Skyrunner World Series 2019: These Mountain Races Will Blow Your Mind!
The Skyrunner World Series 2019 season is made up of 15 races in 11 countries and one SkyMasters concluding the season. Find YOUR race!
Limone Extreme SkyRace – The Sky Masters Final
29km of real skyrunning with a 2,500 meter vertical climb with the start/finish line in beautiful Limone sul Garda make this race super special.
The Sky Pirineu, with 36km and 2600m of positive gain, is pure Sky Running. It's the last race of the Skyrunner World Series 2019
Pirin Ultra SkyRace
Pirin Ultra is a challenging Ultramarathon that takes place in the heart of Pirin National park, part of the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Zacup SkyRace is a technical and intense Skyrace of 27km and 2650m of vertical climb with breathtaking views of Lake Como to the Alps.
Tromsø SkyRace takes you on an arctic trip from the city of Tromsø to the most scenic wilderness area. Created by Kilian & Emelie.
In the majestic Andorran mountains, The challenging SkyRace Comapedrosa summits the highest point of the Principality, Comapedrosa (2,942m).
Royal Ultra SkyMarathon Gran Paradiso
New entry in the Sky Extreme category, the Royal Ultra SkyMarathon Gran Paradiso is a serious challenge to those who like their racing tough!
Buff Epic Trail 42k
The BUFF Epic Trail 42KM is a technical and spectacular course with a demanding 3,325m vertical climb, earning the ranks of a SuperSky Race.
The race start is in the heart of the archaeological site of Dion, three metres above sea level near the foothills of Mount Olympus. Epic!?
Once again, the Italian ski resort of Livigno is hosting this world-class skyrunning SkyMarathon. This SuperSky race is going to be EPIC!
The Madeira Ultra SkyMarathon is a technical mountain race over steep slopes and trails that perfectly embody the skyrunning sea-to sky concept.
Skyrace Des Matheysins
Skyrace des Matheysins is a beautiful Skyrace that takes you up and along an epic ridge on Le Tabor, with 27 km and 1980m of positive climb.
Transvulcania is considered one of the toughest Sky Races in the world, with 74 km and 4,350m of positive climb and 4,057m downhill. Read more...
Read all about the Yading SkyRun, an epic journey that will have you reaching an altitude of 4600m with a total race gain of 2819m over 32km!
Mt. Awa SkyRace
Read all about the Mt. Awa SkyRace, an epic journey that includes climbing Awagatake, Japan! It's also on the Skyrunner World Series circuit.
Lavaredo Ultra Trail
Read all about the Lavaredo Ultra Trail races, classic European mountain trail running races around Northern Italy, in the Dolomites.
Read all about the Transgrancanaria Trail races, classic European mountain trail running races across Gran Canaria, in the Canary Islands of Spain.
TNF Endurance Challenge California (‘TNF50’)
The TNF Endurance Challenge weekend in San Francisco, California, features 50 mile, 50km, marathon, half marathon and 10k races.
Buff Epic Trail
Read all about the Buff Epic Trail running races, featuring a classic mountain trail marathon, half marathon and ultramarathon in the Spanish Pyrenees.
Read all about the Matterhorn Ultraks races, classic European mountain trail running races around Zermatt, in the Swiss Alps.
Broken Arrow Skyrace
Read all about the Broken Arrow Skyrace, a European style mountain trail race that takes place in Squaw Valley, California. Epic doesn't cover it!