Points required for the OCC increase by two
Evidently the OCC has become even more popular, hence the change in the number of qualifying points.
That means for 2019 the number of points required for each race are as follows:
UTMB® : 15 points acquired between 2017/01/01 and 2018/12/31 (3 races maximum)
CCC® : 8 points acquired between 2017/01/01 and 2018/12/31 (2 races maximum)
TDS® : 8 points acquired between 2017/01/01 and 2018/12/31 (2 races maximum)
OCC : 6 points acquired between 2017/01/01 and 2018/12/31 (2 races maximum)
The registration period for the UTMB 2019 opens on December 18 2018 and closes on January 3rd 2019
More facts about the 2018 UTMB Races
– 100 countries will be represented in total in 2019, with the most represented nations being France (3637 runners), Spain (950), Italy (756), the UK (530) and China (380).
– 15% of runners will be women (25% of the OCC field, 14% in the CCC, 12% in the TDS and 10% of the UTMB field)
Best shoes for the UTMB
If you’re taking part in any of the 2018 UTMB races, then congratulations! For advice on the right shoes and custom insoles to help you get to the start, and the finish, please contact the Profeet Run Lab to arrange an appointment.