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It’s official!

Taking part in this year’s Peak District Challenge Gold Ultra 100km route will give you 3 qualifying points for the 2016 Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc®.

Participants who enter and complete the Gold Ultra Challenge 100km (starting at 9pm on Friday 18th September) will be awarded 3 points towards their entry to the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® in 2016.CourseQualificative2016_EN_utmb (1)

More about the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc®

Described as ‘A great epic in a magical environment’.  The Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® invites you to live an adventure out of the ordinary by participating in one of 5 races:

PTL® (La Petite Trotte à Léon)
CCC® (Courmayeur Champex Chamonix) TDS® (Sur les Traces des Ducs de Savoie)
OCC (Orsières – Champex – Chamonix) and the

UTMB® the annual 168km ultramarathon, taking place across the Italian, French and Swiss Alps. Recognised as one of the most challenging events of its type, the course features over 70 glaciers and a 9,600-metre ascent.

The Peak District Challenge Gold Ultra 100km event represents the perfect opportunity for competitors looking to add some points to their total in preparation for the 2016 event, it also serves as a brilliant starting point for keen runners looking to find a way into the ultramarathon world.

How can I sign-up?

If you’re looking to get involved with the Peak District Challenge to earn valuable points in your pursuit of the UTMB®, looking to push yourself to your physical limits, or to raise money for SALVE International or another charity of your choice then you can apply here. Or if you have friends and family who may be interested by the prospect of embarking on a future Alpine expedition then point them in our direction! Hopefully they’ll find something the piques their interest.

Good luck!