Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc

Posted in At the Races by Matt Ward on Thu 27 Aug '09

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Lizzie Hawker, UTMB winner in 2008

Not long now until one of the world’s classic ultra mountain events. The UTMB is part of a festival of endurance mountain races taking place this weekend. Kilian Jornet and Lizzie Hawker were victors in 2008, with both back for more in 2009…

28 August,2009. It is 6:30 pm and we are more or less 2300 people sharing the same dream carefully prepared over many months. Despite the incredible difficulty, we feel serene thanks to the help and comfort offered with by 1300 volunteers who in a spirit of sharing and friendship are ready to partake in the same adventure. We are about to take off on a dream-world adventure.

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Mont Blanc in all of its glory...

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  1. Jeff Evans Aug 28, 02:20 AM

    This will be a great race this year – go Lizzie!

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