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Entries now open for the challenging Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT)

The seventh edition of Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT), is set for Saturday 28 November and Sunday 29 November 2020. UTCT combines beautiful Mother City sights with the challenging technical terrain of Table Mountain, with four events to choose from: 100km, 65km, 35km on the Saturday, and 21km on the Sunday.   Entries are now open.   The UTCT 100km race ...

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Athletes to watch at the Ultra-trail Cape Town this weekend

Cape Town. 25 November 2019. On Saturday 30 November, a large group of the world’s best ultra-distance trail runners will join local elite runners on the start line of SA’s premier ultra-trail running event, Ultra-Trail Cape Town presented by Salomon (UTCT).   The UTCT 100km race is the final event on the Ultra-trail World Tour calendar, placing the race firmly ...

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SA elite ultra-runners to take on world’s best at UTCT

Cape Town. 7 November 2019. With just over three weeks until SA’s premier ultra-trail running event, some of South Africa’s elite runners are looking forward to lining up alongside a host of the world’s greatest ultra-distance trail runners, at Ultra-Trail Cape Town presented by Salomon (UTCT) on 30 November. UTCT consists of 21km, 35km, 65km and 100 km events, with ...

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UTCT 21km event: a gateway to ultra-trail running

Ultra-Trail Cape Town (UTCT), the premier trail running race that happens each year in late November/early December, drawing top elite runners both internationally and from South Africa, last year saw the inaugural 21km event take place the day after the established 35km, 65km and 100km events.   Since its successful launch last year, the challenging 21km route is fast becoming ...

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Salomon South Africa partners with Ultra-Trail Cape Town

In a move that forms a powerful collaboration between two benchmark brands in the trail running arena, Ultra-Trail Cape Town (UTCT) has welcomed Salomon on board as presenting sponsor. On 2 December 2017, UTCT will celebrate its 4th year of continued growth, as well as its debut on the Ultra-Trail World Tour. The event, which includes race distances of 35km, ...

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Mitsubishi Partners with Ultra-Trail Cape Town

Mitsubishi

There is an innate connection between a brand like Mitsubishi and Table Mountain. Both present undeniable aesthetic appeal; but their toughness shouldn’t be underestimated. On 10 December 2016 1000 trail runners from 40 nations will take on Ultra-Trail Cape Town (UTCT), racing either 100km, 65km or 35km routes. Our mountain will show them just how beautiful, and tough, she is. ...

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The official results and… the Stoke

  On Saturday 3 October 600 runners made up of 32 nationalities lined up to run either the 20km, 65km or 100km course from Gardens Tech Rugby grounds in Cape Town. Table Mountain hid beneath a thick white mist, and 6 hours of solid, icy rain played havoc with the nutrition and hydration plans of the runners. The brave stepped ...

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Ultra Trail Cape Town partners with Columbia South Africa

Evolution of anything requires collaboration, innovation and participation. Ultra-trail Cape Town is proud to announce a strategic alliance with apparel partner, Columbia Sportswear. UTCT may only be in its second year, but Columbia Sportswear’s more than 70 years in business should mean they know a thing or two about making great outdoor gear for great athletes, and this partnership brings ...

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Comrades winner to race 100km over Table Mountain

Following his recent Comrades 2015 win, Gift Kehele has a new target in sight; to conquer South Africa’s iconic Table Mountain by racing the Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT). On Saturday 3 October, UTCT will once again welcome an elite group of top runners as they cover 100km of the Cape Peninsula’s mountains and vibrant city streets.  The route embraces various ...

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Ultra-Trail Cape Town storms South African offroad running scene

  In just less than three months, the iconic Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa will play host to a brand new ultra-trail running event on the South African racing calendar. Much anticipation is building amongst the local and international trail running communities as entries for the inaugural Ultra-Trail Cape Town (UTCT) continue to pour in since having been ...

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