George MUT

20 02, 2024

MUT by UTMB Gives Back to the Garden Route Trails

By |2024-02-20T16:05:38+02:00February 20th, 2024|News|Comments Off on MUT by UTMB Gives Back to the Garden Route Trails

MUT by UTMB is rooted in the George community. Born from the local trail running community the event continues to support the region’s trail building and maintenance programmes. Garden Route Trail Running, in particular, has been the primary beneficiary of this relationship. The trail organisation has received R110 000 from the event in 2023 and will [...]

22 11, 2023

MUT by UTMB Celebrates Green Friday by Donating to the Trails

By |2023-11-22T16:36:06+02:00November 22nd, 2023|News|Comments Off on MUT by UTMB Celebrates Green Friday by Donating to the Trails

Thanksgiving may be an American tradition, but it presents a great opportunity for everyone to take stock and appreciate what they have. For trail runners this extends to health, fitness and a pristine environment in which to practice their passion. That is why MUT by UTMB are opting out of Black Friday and promoting Green [...]

28 05, 2023

Record Breaking MUT by UTMB Defined by Van Heerden, Schreiber & Tarboton

By |2023-05-28T12:21:18+02:00May 28th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Record Breaking MUT by UTMB Defined by Van Heerden, Schreiber & Tarboton

Records tumbled in the 2023 Mountain Ultra-Trail (MUT) by UTMB® on Saturday 27 May. Heavy rains leading up to the race and muddy conditions in the Outeniqua Mountains did not however prevent Johardt van Heerden, Kim Schreiber and Bianca Tarboton from setting new course records. The trio were thus the first record setters in the [...]

28 05, 2023

Ryan Sandes Sets MUT by UTMB 100-Miler Benchmark

By |2023-05-28T12:39:54+02:00May 28th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Ryan Sandes Sets MUT by UTMB 100-Miler Benchmark

Ryan Sandes, South Africa’s most famous trail runner, posted the benchmark time en route to victory in the inaugural Mountain Ultra-Trail by UTMB 100-Miler. Starting on Friday 26 May, at 14:00, he crossed the line 21 hours, 46 minutes and 32 seconds later, on Saturday morning. Alongside with Sandes, Sylvie Scherzinger was crowned champion of [...]

22 05, 2023

Ryan Sandes Headlines the Inaugural 100-Miler at Mountain Ultra-Trail by UTMB

By |2023-05-22T15:03:37+02:00May 22nd, 2023|News|Comments Off on Ryan Sandes Headlines the Inaugural 100-Miler at Mountain Ultra-Trail by UTMB

The 2023 Mountain Ultra-Trail (MUT) by UTMB® is set to take place from the 26th - 28th of May, in the Outeniqua Mountains above George in South Africa’s Western Cape. Announced in November last year, the MUT by UTMB® was selected as the first ever UTMB World Series race in Africa and is set to [...]

10 11, 2022

MUT Becomes First African Trail Race to Join UTMB World Series Elevating South-African Trail Running to an International Stage

By |2022-11-10T14:40:39+02:00November 10th, 2022|News|Comments Off on MUT Becomes First African Trail Race to Join UTMB World Series Elevating South-African Trail Running to an International Stage

The Mountain Ultra-Trail by UTMB® is set to welcome trail runners from across the globe to the Southern Cape of South Africa 26 - 28 May 2023. It is currently the only UTMB® World Series Finals qualifying event on the African continent and forms part of a 30 event UTMB® World Series calendar for next [...]

19 06, 2022

Locals Dominate Discovery George MUT 100km

By |2022-06-19T09:21:46+02:00June 19th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Locals Dominate Discovery George MUT 100km

The inaugural 100 kilometre race in the Discovery George MUT was dominated by George locals with three of the six podium places filled by men and women from the Garden Route. Trail running legend Bruce Arnett set the benchmark time for the new route, at 12 hours, 40 minute and 59 seconds. He was followed [...]

19 06, 2022

Records Tumble, Thanks to Reilly and Greyling, at the Discovery George MUT

By |2022-06-19T07:43:32+02:00June 19th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Records Tumble, Thanks to Reilly and Greyling, at the Discovery George MUT

Kane Reilly took exactly 7 minutes off his 60 kilometre course record at the 2022 Discovery George MUT, on Saturday, 18 June. Landie Greyling, a former Garden Route resident, bettered her 42 kilometre course record by a staggering 20 minutes and 35 seconds. While Bruce Arnett and Tarrin van Niekerk wrapped up the inaugural 100 [...]

13 06, 2022

Festival of Trail Running Taking Place This Long Weekend

By |2022-06-13T13:12:31+02:00June 13th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Festival of Trail Running Taking Place This Long Weekend

The 2022 Discovery George MUT is more than just a trail run. Taking place from the 16th to the 19th of June it is a true festival of trail running. Starting with a Vertical Kilometre competition on Thursday morning and ending with prize giving, for the longer distance 42-, 60- and 100-kilometre events, on Sunday [...]

13 06, 2022

Discovery George MUT Brings a Trail Running Festival to the Garden Route

By |2022-06-13T12:30:08+02:00June 13th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Discovery George MUT Brings a Trail Running Festival to the Garden Route

The 2022 Discovery George MUT is more than just a trail run. Taking place from the 16th to the 19th of June it is a true festival of trail running. Starting with a Vertical Kilometre competition on Thursday morning and ending with prize giving, for the longer distances 42, 60- and 100-kilometre events, on Sunday [...]

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