RacingThePlanet Ultramarathon

In 2021, the TWELFTH edition of the RacingThePlanet Ultramarathon will take place in the southwestern corner of Georgia, within the undiscovered Javakheti region. The host town is Tbilisi, the charming and colourful capital of Georgia. Renowned for green valleys and stunning lakes, ancient culture and history, monasteries and mysterious ruins from medieval times, delicious food and wine, and picturesque countryside villages dotted around the mountains, RacingThePlanet: Georgia will take you back in time to cross the mysterious lands between Eastern Europe and Western Asia.


  • 13 Aug 2021

    Competitors Arrive
  • 14 Aug 2021

    Race Check-In at Camp 1
  • 15 Aug 2021

    Race Starts
  • 15 Aug 2021 - to - 21 Aug 2021

    Stage 1 - To - Stage 6 Take Place
  • 21 Aug 2021

    Awards Banquet (hotel provided)
  • 22 Aug 2021

    Event Concludes

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  • 21 Jul 2021 25 Days and counting... Competitor's success story

    Alex Flynn is living proof that Parkinson’s is not an obstacle for success! Read about his story and the incredible work he is doing for the charity in this article. 

  • 14 Jul 2021 RacingThePlanet: Georgia 2021 Course Video

    Follow the route of the the RacingThePlanet Georgia Ultramarathon as it takes you through the Caucasus of Georgia as if you were a racer (either running or hiking/walking).

  • 07 Jul 2021 Catch up on our latest information zoom session

    Find out everything you need to know about RacingThePlanet: Georgia 250km / 155 mile ultramarathon that will take place on 15-21 August 2021 in the Javakheti region of the beautiful country of Georgia. Watch this video from our latest information zoom session. 

  • 05 Jul 2021 Top 10 Reasons To Join Us In Georgia

    Everyone here at RacingThePlanet is super excited to be back racing again. What better place to kick things off than the charming and colourful country of Georgia. Read our top 10 reasons here!

  • 30 Jun 2021 Everything you need to know about RacingThePlanet Georgia 2021

    Georgia is on! Learn everything you need to know about our first race back including new Covid-Safe protocols, race format and much more on our Zoom Information Sessions this weekend. Click to RSVP and join the session that suits you. 

  • 23 Jun 2021 From Zero to 250km Hero in One Year

    In August, Ken Alderdice will be at the start line of RacingThePlanet: Georgia 2021 yet just one year before making the decision to join the race he struggled to even walk 5 miles. Read about his inspiring journey and how he is preparing to tackle 250km across Georgia this year! 

  • 16 Jun 2021 Save the Date!

    Information zoom session coming up Sunday 27th June talking all things Georgia - Sign up to our newsletter to make sure you receive the details. 

  • 09 Jun 2021 Forgot Something?

    With race day approaching, now is a great time to double check the gear list to make sure everything is in working order.

  • 19 May 2021 Who will be racing with us in Georgia?

    Have a look at the list of racers all set to take on 250km / 155 miles challenge to run or hike across the beautiful country of Georgia in August.

  • 05 May 2021 100 days to go!

    We are all set for RacingThePlanet: Georgia!!! Infections of COVID-19 remain low, borders are open to most countries (with no quarantine for those who have had their vaccine) and we have some new protocols for racers to keep everyone safe and well. 

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