Nice CĂ´te d’Azur 50k by UTMB Race Report – Julie Urbanski

Race: Nice 50k by UTMB Runner: Julie Urbanski Race Date: September 24, 2022 Location: Nice, France (Menton to Nice) Results: 11:29:40, waaaaaay in the middle of the pack 🙂 Strava Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/7861053549 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? I finished! I went into this with no time goals, … Read more

Trail du Bout du Monde 57k Race Report – Eric Ahern

Race: Trail du Bout du Monde 57km Runner: Coach Eric Ahern Race Date: 07/10/2022 Location: Brest, France Results: 6:31, 128th out of 500 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/7446083118 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Incredible views along the coast. Efficient, well-stocked aid stations (very important because it was warm). … Read more

Trail de lAber Wrac’h 52 km Race Report – Eric Ahern

Race: Trail de lAber Wrac’h 52 km Runner: Coach Eric Ahern Race Date: 04/03/2022 Location: Brittany, France Results: 5:08, 100th out of 500 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/6924838370 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The competition. This race is part of a regional trail series and attracts a lot … Read more

Paris Marathon Race Report – Philippe D

Race: Paris Marathon Runner: Philippe d Race Date: 04/14/2019 Location: Paris, France Results: 3:40:32 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/2288808368 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? – Getting to the start line was easy and didn’t require to wake up in the middle of the night. My hotel was close … Read more

Paris Marathon Race Info

Date: 4/14/19 Location: Paris, France Start Time: 8:09am (1st Corral) Avg Temps (f): 58/42 Time Limit: 5 hours, 40 minutes Lessons Learned from Race Reports With such a big race, ~55,000, expect long lines nearly everywhere and leave extra time for things like the expo, getting to the start, and using the bathroom beforehand, and … Read more

CCC 100k Race Report – Matt Urbanski

Race: CCC 100k Runner: Matt Urbanski Race Date: 08/31/2018 Location: Chamonix, France Results: 57th OA, 13:43 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/1811017979 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? They put on an amazing event for the entire week. They make everyone feel special, the event feels special, it’s such a cool … Read more

CCC 100k Race Report – Stephanie G

Race: CCC 100k Runner: Stephanie G Race Date: 08/31/2018 Location: Chamonix, France Results: 17:50:02, 26th female, 283rd overall Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/1811088350/overview 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The atmosphere – wow, what a scene! Chamonix was packed for days and the whole thing felt like a giant running party (those are things, … Read more

CCC 100k Race Info

Date 8/31/18 Location Courmayeur, Italy to Chamonix, France Avg Temps f. 41/60 Gain/Loss in ft 6100m/6280m 20,013ft/20,603ft ft/mile gain 319 Highest Elev. 8,477 Start 9am Surface Trail Time Limit 26.5 hours Sunrise/set 6:51am/8:13pm Furthest Aid 17km / 10.6m   Summary: Deemed the “little sister” of UTMB, 100+ mile race starting/finishing in Chamonix, France, CCC (Courmayeur, Champex, … Read more

GORE-TEX Trans Alpine Run Race Info

Summary: The GORE-TEX Trans Apline Run is a 7 day stage race, comprised of 300 teams of 2 persons, running a total distance of 158.7 miles, starting in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, crossing the Alps via Austria (stops in Nassereith, Imst, Pitztal and Sölden) and Italy. The route continues from St. Leonhard, stopping next in Sarnthein, before … Read more

UTMB Race Report – Matt Urbanski

Race: Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) – http://utmbmontblanc.com/en/ Runner: Matt U Date: 8/26/2016-8/28/2016 Location: Chamonix, France Results – 83rd overall, 30:32.06 3 Bests – what aspects of the race did you like the most Beautiful course Exciting race with so much energy from the racers, the volunteers, and everyone else involved Super competitive, and just a huge race … Read more