The MUT by UTMB in George, South Africa

MUT by UTMB: An Adventure Like No Other

George is thrilled to host an event of the prestigious UTMB World Series, the only one of its kind in South Africa, from May 24th to May 26th. This thrilling trail running event promises an unforgettable experience amidst the breathtaking Outeniqua Mountains.

From May 24th to May 26th, with additional activities starting on Monday, May 20th, George, South Africa, will host the exhilarating Mountain Ultra Trail by UTMB, attracting over 1,500 runners from around the globe. The event features six different race distances: MUT Lite, MUT Challenge, MUT Marathon, MUT 60, MUT 100, and MUT Miler. Participants will traverse the remote and pristine trails of the Garden Route, showcasing its natural beauty. This unique race is the only one in South Africa to award finishers with UTMB Running Stones and UTMB Index, providing an opportunity to qualify for the prestigious HOKA UTMB Mont-Blanc, the pinnacle of trail running events.

Race Distances:
1. MUT Lite: Ideal for beginners or those seeking a shorter challenge.
2. MUT Challenge: A step up in difficulty, perfect for those looking to push their limits.
3. MUT Marathon:A classic marathon distance amidst the stunning Outeniqua Mountains.
4. MUT 60: A challenging 60-kilometer race for experienced trail runners.
5. MUT 100: The ultimate test of endurance, spanning 100 kilometers of breathtaking trails.
6. MUT Miler: A unique distance offering a different perspective of the beautiful Garden Route.

Why Visit George for the MUT by UTMB:

Discover the beauty of the Garden Route while cheering on participants as they navigate through dense forests, remote trails, and breathtaking mountain landscapes. This event isn’t just about the thrill of the race; it’s also an opportunity to experience the natural wonders of South Africa’s wilderness.

The MUT by UTMB will host an After-Race Concert featuring legendary Matthew Mole.  Best part? It’s free for 2024 MUT Runners and volunteers, and there’s special deals for the rest of the crew!

Whether you’re a seasoned trail runner or just looking for an exciting adventure, the MUT by UTMB in George promises an unforgettable experience for all.  Don’t miss out on this incredible adventure. We can’t wait to welcome you to George for the MUT by UTMB!