2017 UTMB Photo Gallery

[Editor’s Note: Photographer Kirsten Kortebein captured these images of the 2017 UTMBPlease enjoy! All photos: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein. Reuse without permission is not permitted.

To learn more about what happened at this year’s UTMB, read our in-depth results article.]

Nuria Picas start - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 1

After significant time away from international competition, Spain’s Núria Picas steps back into the arena with UTMB 2017. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Race start - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 2

The start of the UTMB 2017. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Francois D'haene La Fouly - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 4

France’s François D’haene leaves La Fouly, Switzerland in the pre-dawn of Saturday morning, leading UTMB. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Moody La Fouly - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 5

Moody La Fouly, Switzerland. A wet and cold storm event brought rain to low elevations and snow to the higher parts of the UTMB course. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Dylan Bowman La Fouly - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 6

Dylan Bowman, of the USA, rolling toward a seventh-place finish in his first UTMB. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Nuria Picas La Fouly - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 7

Núria Picas running with her children in La Fouly on Saturday morning while leading UTMB. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Family La Fouly - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 8

Spain’s Victor Bernad greets his family early Saturday morning. He would go on to finish 23rd. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Andrea Huser La Fouly - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 9

Running far, long, and fast seems something like instinct for Switzerland’s Andrea Huser, who was on her way to her second-straight second-place finish. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Sage Canaday La Fouly - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 10

The USA’s Sage Canaday sneaks a glance during his difficult journey toward the UTMB finish line. He would finish 50th. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Francois D'haene finish relief - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 11

A moment of inner peace amongst the commotion of the UTMB 2017 finish line in Chamonix, France, for champion François D’haene. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Francois D'haene finish joy - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 12

François D’haene turns to celebrate with the roaring crowd at the UTMB finish line. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Francois D'haene and Kilian Jornet finish hug - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 13

François D’haene and Kilian Jornet, of Spain, share a hug after they go one-two at UTMB 2017. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Kilian Jornet finish - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 14

After finishing second, Kilian Jornet went back into the finish chute to celebrate with his fans. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Tim Tollefson finish joy - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 15

The USA’s Tim Tollefson goes big to celebrate his second third-place finish in a row at UTMB. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Tim Tollefson finish fatigue - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 16

The race took its toll even on the energetic Tim Tollefson. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Xavier Thevenard finish - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 17

Despite a wet, cold night and day on the mountain, France’s Xavier Thévenard smiles wildly as he finishes fourth. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Gediminius Grinius finish - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 18

Gediminas Grinius ends a painful day with the embrace of his wife and two boys at the UTMB 2017 finish line after finishing ninth. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Nuria Picas Chamonix - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 19

Núria Picas stumbles through Chamonix on her way to the finish line where she would win UTMB 2017. She encountered breathing problems at the end of the race that made running almost impossible and walking difficult. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Chamonix fans - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 20

Crowds look on as runners finish UTMB in Chamonix, France on Saturday night. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Nuria Picas and Andrea Huser finish - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 21

After finishing just three minutes apart in first and second place, respectively, Núria Picas (right) and Andrea Huser enjoy a moment in the spotlight of the UTMB 2017 finish line. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Woman at finish - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 22

An expression of relief for Russia’s Yulia Baykova at the finish line after she finished 14th. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Child at finish - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 23

A daughter excitedly greets her father after his UTMB 2017 finish. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Sophie Grant and Stephanie Violett at finish - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 24

The U.K.’s Sophie Grant (left) and the USA’s Stephanie Violett embrace after finishing UTMB together in 15th place. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

CCC finisher - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 3

The end of a long, cold, and wet day for this finisher of the CCC 2017. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

Clear Sunday - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 25

After three stormy days, a sunny Sunday is welcomed by runners on the UTMB festival’s final day. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

There are 10 comments

  1. Tom vd Meer

    Beautiful! Thanks for posting.

    Just one question: Are these bags which Francoise and Nuria are carrying there poles in commercially available? Or do they come with the new Salomon vests? I can’t find them, but they look really nice.

  2. Megan

    Loved the moments you captured. I found myself shaking my head like, “dude! how did she get that shot??” Really great work. You found the moments that slipped past in live coverage. Congrats Kirsten!

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