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UTMB® GROUP LAUNCHES THAILAND BY UTMB®

UTMB® GROUP LAUNCHES THAILAND BY UTMB®

26-02-2020 - News

UTMB® Group, pioneers in the creation and organisation of world-class trail running events, have today announced the launch of their newest international event, Thailand by UTMB®.

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City of Dunkirk to host La Solitaire du Figaro

City of Dunkirk to host La Solitaire du Figaro

24-02-2020 - News

The city of Dunkirk in Northern France is set to host La Solitaire du Figaro, the world’s leading annual solo sailing race. Between September 9-12, the city will welcome the Figaro Beneteau 3 fleet for the arrival of the 2nd stage before gearing up for an exciting departure for the start of the 3rd stage.

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Mutuelle Bleue for l’Institut Carie embark on important sailing sponsorship project with Amélie Grassi and Ambrogio Beccaria for Transat AG2R LA MONDIALE

Mutuelle Bleue for l’Institut Carie embark on important sailing sponsorship project with Amélie Grassi and Ambrogio Beccaria for Transat AG2R LA MONDIALE

15-02-2020 - News

Mutuelle Bleue, a health insurer involved in the fight against cancer is embarking on an ambitious sailing sponsorship project, with the objective to raise awareness around the prevention of cancer. Associated with the Institut Curie, the leading French centre for the fight against cancer, Mutuelle Bleue have entrusted the young and talented sailor Amélie Grassi to act as an ambassador and raise awareness for the cause during the Transat AG2R LA MONDIALE, which will start on April 19, 2020 at Concarneau.

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OC Sport Switzerland win World Health Organisation tender for Walk the Talk: The Health for all Challenge

OC Sport Switzerland win World Health Organisation tender for Walk the Talk: The Health for all Challenge

07-02-2020 - News

From a base in Switzerland along the Geneva Lake, OC Sport has earned a strong-hold in Geneva and beyond. Most recently, the company won a tender from the World Health Organisation (WHO) to manage their Walk the Talk: The Health for all Challenge in Geneva, a partnership that Benjamin Chandelier (Co-founder and Outdoor Events Director at OC Sport) says is a great recognition of OC Sport’s success in the region as the premier outdoor events organizer.

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La Tour Genève Triathlon reveals new course details for 2020

La Tour Genève Triathlon reveals new course details for 2020

03-02-2020 - News

La Tour Genève Triathlon, owned and organised by OC Sport since 2017, recently unveiled a new location and new course details for the 2020 edition of the race. The race will return to the new beach of Eaux-Vives, celebrating a homecoming to the south shore bank where it was born in 1987.

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100 days to go until the start of The Transat CIC

100 days to go until the start of The Transat CIC

31-01-2020 - News

With 100 days to go until the start of The Transat CIC, we look ahead at what we have to look forward to for the 60th anniversary edition of the race.

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‘I never felt I was treated differently because I am a woman – this was very encouraging’

‘I never felt I was treated differently because I am a woman – this was very encouraging’

28-01-2020 - News

With many cyclists heading out in the cold week after week as they prepare for the upcoming season and Haute Route events, we looked back at a great article published in January last year by The Telegraph Sport about some of the women taking on this unmissable cycling event. Here is an extract as writer, John Macleary talks to Monika Sattler.

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Oman by UTMB® to feature in the 2020 Ultra-Trail® World Tour

Oman by UTMB® to feature in the 2020 Ultra-Trail® World Tour

18-12-2019 - News

Muscat, 18th December 2019 – The 2020 Ultra-Trail® World Tour will end in the heart of Oman’s incredible and unique mountainous interior, with the third edition of OMAN BY UTMB® set for 3-5 December. This will be the first time the event is included in the Ultra-Trail® World Tour, the most iconic and prestigious ultra-endurance trail running races around the world, since its inception in 2014.

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Global field of runners achieve the incredible at Oman by UTMB®

Global field of runners achieve the incredible at Oman by UTMB®

02-12-2019 - News

The 2019 OMAN by UTMB® has come to a close in Al Hamra following three days of intense racing through the majestic Al Hajar Mountain range in Oman. The event has been deemed a huge success, with thousands of people from all over the world achieving the extraordinary in one of the most unique mountain endurance challenges on earth.

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Global field to take part in second edition of Oman by UTMB®

Global field to take part in second edition of Oman by UTMB®

28-11-2019 - News

Runners of all ages and from across the globe are arriving in Oman to take part in one of the world’s most unique mountain experiences, the 2019 OMAN by UTMB®. Almost 2,000 runners from all over the world will take centre stage later this week as OMAN by UTMB® returns to the magnificent setting of Oman’s Al Hajar mountain range.

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Bay of Saint-Brieuc to host the start of 51st edition of the Solitaire du Figaro

Bay of Saint-Brieuc to host the start of 51st edition of the Solitaire du Figaro

14-11-2019 - News

Saint Brieuc Armor Agglomération and OC Sport Pen Duick are pleased to announce that the 2020 Solitaire du Figaro will be hosted by the Bay of Saint-Brieuc. Having already hosted a highly successful stopover in 2018, followed by the Tour de Bretagne à la Voile in 2019, the region and their associated partners are looking forward to welcoming the fleet and members of the public for the 51st edition of the race.

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UTMB® group announces expansion in China with the launch of Panda Trail by UTMB®

UTMB® group announces expansion in China with the launch of Panda Trail by UTMB®

12-11-2019 - News

UTMB® have further increased their presence in China with the launch of their newest international event, Panda Trail by UTMB®. Learn more about the first edition, taking place from 25th - 27th September 2020.

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