Sunday, September 24, 2023

2023 UTMB Picture Gallery – iRunFar


[Editor’s Note: Photographer and Vert.Run co-founder Kirsten Kortebein created these images at the 2023 UTMB. Enjoy!]

The headlines from the 2023 UTMB had been ruled by way of the superb achievements of Courtney Dauwalter — who rounded out her triple crown by way of successful the Western Sates 100, Hardrock 100, and UTMB in a single season — and Jim Walmsley, who after all completed his long-time ambition by way of changing into the primary American guy to win this iconic extremely.

There have been 1000’s extra tales happening, with runners from all over the global difficult themselves to do one thing ordinary. This photograph gallery catches a couple of glimpses from all of the ones tales. For extra on how the elite race performed out, you’ll be able to learn our 2023 UTMB effects article.

2023 UTMB photo gallery - start line

Runners accumulate themselves because the 2023 UTMB starting point power mounts round them. All pictures: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

2023 UTMB photo gallery - Jim Walmsley

Jim Walmsley (U.S.) waves to the crowds as he ft the place to begin.

2023 UTMB photo gallery - Blandine L'Hirondel

Blandine L’Hirondel (France), who went directly to take 3rd on the 2023 UTMB, soaks up the joy at the place to begin.

2023 UTMB photo gallery - start

Runners price out from the place to begin, their expressions starting from anxiety to center of attention to glee.

2023 UTMB photo gallery - Courtney Dauwalter - Les Contamines

The U.S.’s Courtney Dauwalter takes a final lengthy swig from her water bottle earlier than heading out of Les Contamines help station, about 32 kilometers into the race.

2023 UTMB photo gallery - Katharina Hartmuth

Katharina Hartmuth (Germany), who went directly to take 2d at this 12 months’s UTMB, searches for her group on the Les Contamines help station.

2023 UTMB photo gallery - crew

A runner adjustments shirts whilst his mini group waits attentively along with his water bottles on the able.

2023 UTMB photo gallery - spectators

Spectators snooze within the solar whilst ready to cheer on their runner.

2023 UTMB photo gallery - Hayato Nishikata

Hayato Nishikata (Japan) appears to be like targeted heading into the Champex-Lac help station, 126 kilometers into the race, on Saturday morning.

2023 UTMB photo gallery - Anthony Lee

Anthony Lee, from the U.S., powers into the Champex-Lac help station.

2023 UTMB photo gallery - family at Champex Lac

A French runner is welcomed into the Champex-Lac help station by way of his kids, who had been additionally volunteering as MCs.

2023 UTMB photo gallery - Maite Maiora

Spain’s Maite Maiora grimaces after knowing she’s left a work of her obligatory equipment within the help station she’s simply left, and heads again to snatch it.

2023 UTMB photo gallery - Matibini Matibini

Matibini Matibini (Botswana, lives within the U.Ok.) places his head down for the final push to the UTMB end line.

2023 UTMB photo gallery - Qi Song

The U.S.’s Qi Tune wipes away tears as she’s cheered on by way of the end line crowds.


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