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#BonCourage - The North Face® Ultra-Trail Du Mont-Blanc® 2013: Summary

by Editor
Wednesday 24th July 2013
Tags  The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc   |   The North Face   |   ULTRA-TRAIL DU MONT-BLANC   |   UTMB   |   TDS   |   CCC   |   PTL   |   Bon Courage   |   Jez Bragg
 
 

Race feature: With the 2013 The North Face® Ultra-Trail Du Mont-Blanc® fast approaching (August 26 to September 1) Run247 will be taking a closer look at this prestigious ultra-event in the weeks running up to race day


 

The four races (HERE)

We go through some of the facts and figures of the four events: The UTMB® (Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc®), the CCC® (Courmayeur Champex Chamonix), the TDS (Sur les Traces des Ducs de Savoie) & and the PTL (La Petite Trotte à Léon)


 

The equipment (HERE)

The compulsary kit for the races. Packing for the The North Face® Ultra-Trail Du Mont-Blanc® is not about how light and minimal you can pack but all about safety and comfort!

Bon Courage - The virtual race
 

The virtual race (HERE)

Technology enables friends of the The North Face® Ultra-Trail Du Mont-Blanc® to follow all aspects of the races live. Find out how to join in!

Bon Courage - The North FaceĀ® Ultra-Trail Du Mont-BlancĀ® 2013: UK runners
 

The North Face® Ultra-Trail Du Mont-Blanc® & the Brits (HERE)

Since the first race in 2003, UK runners have been part of the The North Face® Ultra-Trail Du Mont-Blanc®!

The posters: 2003-2013
 

The posters: 2003-2013 (HERE)

In this edition of Bon Courage we look at the posters for all 11 editions of The North Face® Ultra-Trail Du Mont-Blanc® from 2003 to 2013

The posters: 2003-2013
 

The favourites (HERE)

In our last issue of Bon Courage, we take a look at the favourites entered for 2013. Even bearing in mind that some of the athletes listed may decide not to start at the last minute, the field for the UTMB looks very exciting.

Jez Bragg's 2013 UTMB Training - Part 4
 

Jez Bragg's 2013 UTMB Training - Part 4 (HERE)

'Boring, repetitive and rather uninspiring' - so why does Jez Bragg do his annual Snowdon reps session?

Jez Bragg's 2013 UTMB Training - Part 3
 

Jez Bragg's 2013 UTMB Training - Part 3 (HERE)

A traditional run around the race course over three days give Jez a chance to focus, check out his fitness and enjoy the mountains

Jez Bragg's 2013 UTMB Training - Part 2
 

Jez Bragg's 2013 UTMB Training - Part 2 (HERE)

Jez makes the best of a weekend! Leaving work on Wednesday he heads for adventures in the Scotland to return to work in London on Monday, full of tales to tell.


 

Jez Bragg's 2013 UTMB Training - Part 1 (HERE)

Have you ever wondered how the front runners prepare? Jez Bragg has made a relatively late decision to enter the 2013 race, and he has kindly agreed to share a diary of his training in the run up to race day


 

Kit recommendations for the UTMB (HERE)

Run247 have take a look at some of the clothing on offer from event sponsor The North Face. Designed for the mountains these items will not only get you through kit check, but will also be comfortable!


 

Photo gallery: The North Face® Ultra-Trail Du Mont-Blanc® 2010 & 2012

Click here for a selection of photos from the 2010 and 2012 races!

Win an Enduro Plus Hydration Pack (NOW CLOSED)

For your chance to win a The North Face Enduro Plus Pack check out each week's edition of #Bon Courage

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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