Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB

Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB

This is a trail run event in the surrounding mountains of George, the gateway to the Garden Route.

Endless gravel roads and footpaths – many of them linked to the legendary Outeniqua Hiking Trail system offer unfettered access to the rugged surrounding peaks, and to the indigenous forest that blankets the foothills. George is a true trail running destination nestled in the middle of the Garden Route

31/05/2023

Take a look at your official race photos!

Captured by the Sportograf team, these photo’s have captured you taking on your journey at MUT by UTMB ⛰

Simply visit the Sportograf website to find out more.

Enjoy these photos as a valuable keepsake that can help you relieve your race day experience!

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 28/05/2023

And that’s a wrap of the inaugural edition of the ⛰️🤩

Congratulations to all, and to the rest, see you next year!

28/05/2023

The podiums rounded up in the early hours of this morning with the MUT Miler women crossing the finish line 🥳🏆

1. Sylvie Scherzinger (38:45:24 | New Route)
2. Colleen Browne (42:32:35 | +3:47:11)
3. N.A.

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 27/05/2023

Absolutely astonishing! The women’s MUT100 podium is complete 🏆⛰️

Top 3 Women’s podium positions:

1. Tarrin van Niekerk (15:02:39)
2. Kelly Freeth (15:14:00 | +13:21)
3. Sveta Becker (15:34:33 | +31:54)

27/05/2023

The legend, Bruce Arnett, claimed the title of the MUT100 🏆🇿🇦

Top 3 Men’s podium positions:

1. Bruce Arnett (13:39:13)
2. Michael Molyneau (13:49:40 | +10:27)
3. Guido Tagge (14:20:40 | +41:27)

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 27/05/2023

While majority of the field at have crossed the finish line, the MUT100 runners are still out on the course enjoying the beautiful scenery ⛰️

The leaders aren’t too far away, we eagerly wait to welcome all runners home

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 27/05/2023

The MUT60 podium is rounded up 🏆⛰️

Take a look at these astonishing results seeing new course records:

Men:
1. Johardt van Heerden (5:55:18 | New Record)
2. Jeshurun Small (6:15:32 | +20:14)
3. Mvuyisi Gcogco (7:04:27 | +1:09:09)

Women:
1. Kim Schreiber (7:19:18 | New Record)
2. Jada Linstrom (8:03:56 | +44:42)
3. Samantha Reilly (8:09:04 | +49:46)

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 27/05/2023

Completing the 100 Miler Mens Podium 🏆😊

Second:
Douglas Pickard | 22:54:50

Third:
Gabriel Kriel | 23:56:07

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 27/05/2023

The MUT Marathon Podium 🏆😁

Men:
=1. Iain Peterkin (4:31:00)
=1. Jacques Buys (st)
3. Rikus Saayman (4:43:32 | +12:32)

Women:
1. Bianca Tarboton (4:36:55 | New Record)
2. Rebecca Kohne (5:16:12 | +39:17)
3. Sumé van Heerden (5:25:08 | +48:13)

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 27/05/2023

Some of the scenes unfolding at

The sun is out, the trails are muddy, and the vibes is amazing!

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 27/05/2023

The winner of the ultimate 100Miler at , Ryan Sandes 🏆🥳

What a phenomenal race, 21:46:32!

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 27/05/2023

Anderson Ncube put in a record breaking run in the MUT by UTMB Challenge; of 2 hours, 1 minute and 22 seconds. Lijan Burger defended her Challenge title. Lunga Nolakana and Bsilee Nell won the 10km Lite race.

Preliminary Results
MUT Challenge | Men:
1. Anderson Ncube (2:01:22 | New Record)
2. Christiaan van der Heever (2:05:17 | +3:55)
3. Ruben Diepu (2:21:33 | +20:11)

MUT Challenge | Women:
1. Lijan Burger (2:25:57)
2. Vicky Welham (2:36:20 | +10:23)
3. Nadine van Driel (2:43:18 | +17:21)

MUT Lite | Men:
1. Lunga Nolakana (55:03 )
2. Rainart Behrens (55:40 | +37)
3. Liam Painter (57:21 | +2:18)

MUT Lite | Women:
1. Bailee Nell (1:05:41)
2. Neelke Stadler (1:06:35 | +54)
3. Melandé Stadler (1:15:18 | +9:37)

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 27/05/2023

The finish line is heating up! Welcoming home our first finishers of the MUT Challenge ⛰️

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 27/05/2023

The scenes at the start line of the . Enjoy the adventure of the Outeniqua Mountains



📸 Zac Zinn

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 27/05/2023

5am start! Running into the still pitch dark Outeniqua Mountains the 100 & 60km runners are off on their adventure.



📸 Zac Zinn

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 26/05/2023

Salute to the 100 Miler runner’s braving this magnificent course ⛰️💪🏻

Take a look at some of the scenes leading into the night

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 26/05/2023

The nervous wait is over. The is underway. Months of training and preparation are now being put to the test.

📸 Jared Paisley

26/05/2023

Good Luck to all the runners taking part in MUT by UTMB!

Tackle the mountains with grit, endure the journey with determination, and simply enjoy the adventure!

We will be waiting for you at the finish 💪

26/05/2023

The beautiful backdrop of Race Village 😍

Welcome to George, the Outeniqua Mountains await!

Come show some support for the 100Miler runners as they set off at 14:00 today

26/05/2023

Do you know where the name of the Outeniqua Mountains comes from? Click the link to take part in our trivia and win a bib for the UTMB World Series race of your choice and a 20% discount from Näak 🙌🏽.

Link: https://utmb.typeform.com/ECMUT23

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 25/05/2023

The MUT by UTMB Race Schedule is Officially underway 🤩

Here's a quick preview of the Elite Chat

Photos from UTMB World Series's post 25/05/2023
25/05/2023

Your race awaits 😎

24/05/2023

We are excited to announce our new partnership with George Municipality for the Mountain Ultra-Trail by UTMB® event 😁 The partnership sees the city and tourism board as Official Host Venue; a partnership that will showcase both the event and race venue globally. 🌍 We are privileged to have such a picture perfect race venue!

22/05/2023

The Outeniqua Mountains are roaring, they are ready for you!

MUT by UTMB race week has arrived, and we simply can't wait ⛰️🤩

17/05/2023

Excitement is growing as the day is drawing closer and closer for you to run the MUT by UTMB®

Your Race Guide is now available online 🤩💪

Read it here: https://bit.ly/3MaGjTq

13/05/2023

Ultra endurance athlete and adventurer , is taking over our Instagram Stories on 14 May ahead of racing the 100km at MUT by UTMB 🤩💪

Follow our stories as she takes you to her happy place in Al Ula in Saudi Arabia.

In 2018, Perrine broke the female world record at the Enduroman Arch to Arc (A triathlon from London to Paris, swimming the English Channel) and participated in the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona, Hawaï.

Trail running soon became her passion in 2019 and has since completed the Traces du Duc de Savoie UTMB Mont Blanc, Oman by UTMB, Diagonale Des Fous, Marathon Des Sables, Tor Des Géants, Swiss Peaks 360 and many more.

Stay tuned!

04/05/2023

There's no time left to dilly dally, entries for MUT by UTMB close at 23h59 tomorrow 🤩

What are you waiting for, your next adventure is around the corner!

Limited entries remain in the following distances:

⛰️ 𝗠𝗨𝗧 𝗟𝗜𝗧𝗘

⛰️ 𝗠𝗨𝗧 𝟲𝟬

⛰️ 𝗠𝗨𝗧 𝟭𝟬𝟬

⛰️ 𝗠𝗨𝗧 𝗠𝗜𝗟𝗘𝗥

Make history and be part of the first edition of the MUT by UTMB, and the only UTMB Race of the African continent.

Register Now!

20/04/2023

𝗘𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗻𝗼𝘄, 𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗰𝗹𝗼𝘀𝗲 𝟱 𝗠𝗮𝘆 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯!

The mountain range is calling you ⛰️

Run the Outeniqua and experience a biodiverse playground with majestic peaks towering high above the trails carved into the landscape.

https://mut.utmb.world/registration

19/04/2023

Spot 😉

Whose looking forward to joining him at MUT by UTMB in May??

Photos from UTMB World Series's post 18/04/2023

Well done Rebecca Kohne 🇿🇦🎉

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 01/04/2023

⛰🤩 𝗠𝗨𝗧 𝟭𝟬𝟬

This route boasts everything from big climbs, rocky trails, technical downhills, some run-able sections and views of the Outeniqua Mountain Range, secret indigenous forests that will keep your endorphins going on this 100km mountain ultra-trail.

31/03/2023

‼️ Final Reminder ‼️

Take advantage of the current tier price and enter by 31 March 2023 to beat the price increase!

Run the Outeniqua and experience a biodiverse playground with majestic peaks towering high above the trails carved into the landscape.

The mountain range is calling you ⛰️

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 30/03/2023

⛰🤩 𝗠𝗨𝗧 𝟲𝟬

The original MUT route that boasts everything from big climbs, rocky trails, technical downhills and views of the Outeniqua Mountain Range that will keep you going on this 60km mountain ultra-trail.

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 28/03/2023

⛰🤩 𝗠𝗨𝗧 𝗠𝗔𝗥𝗔𝗧𝗛𝗢𝗡

This route boasts many of the highlights from the infamous 60km route, everything from rocky trails, technical downhills and views of the Outeniqua Mountain Range, but yes Dizzy Heights is included in the MUT Marathon.

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 26/03/2023

⛰🤩 𝗠𝗨𝗧 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗴𝗲

Expect proper trail running at its best!

Run un-explored trails while enjoying fynbos, proteas and panoramic views. Enjoy the Montagu pass and join up onto the infamous Cradock Pass which will lead you all the way down the mountain back to the finish venue.

25/03/2023

‼️ Price Increase Coming UP ‼️

Take advantage of the current tier price and enter by 31 March 2023 to beat the price increase!

Run the Outeniqua and experience a biodiverse playground with majestic peaks towering high above the trails carved into the landscape.

The mountain range is calling you ⛰️

Photos from Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB's post 24/03/2023

⛰😁 𝗠𝗨𝗧 𝗟𝗜𝗧𝗘

Fun is the key word in this route, but make no mistake it will still be a tuff route living up to its bigger brother and sister! Bring the family and enjoy an active 9km run on the bottom slopes of the mountain.

13/03/2023

The promises to deliver everything. Experience the BIG mountains, the wilderness, the hidden gardens of the Outeniqua, the pristine coast line and the pure stoke of traversing this landscape on your own two feet. This is The MUT by UTMB.

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Our Story

Endless gravel roads and footpaths – many of them linked to the legendary Outeniqua Hiking Trail system offer unfettered access to the rugged surrounding peaks, and to the indigenous forest that blankets the foothills. George is a true trail running destination nestled in the middle of the Garden Route. The MUT will offer unique access, an Ultra Running experience of pure bliss in the Outeniqua Mountains.

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