RacingThePlanet Ultramarathon

The TWELFTH edition of the RacingThePlanet Ultramarathon took place in Georgia.

In the first race for 18 months, due to COVID-19, competitors representing 29 countries raced 250km / 155 miles across the Southern Caucasus Mountain Range in Georgia. They experienced the green valleys, National Parks, monasteries from medieval times, and picturesque countryside villages dotted around the mountains.

Relive the race though for photos, videos, results and blogs.


  • 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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  • 01 Dec 2021 Plant Power

    With an increasing number of competitors relying on plant power to get them across the finish line, we speak with RacingThePlanet competitors and champions about some of the ins and outs of racing an ultramarathon as a vegan or vegetarian.

  • 24 Nov 2021 Treat Yourself This Christmas

    Treat yourself this Christmas to our book “More Than A Race” – The RacingThePlanet Story. This book will take you back to where it all began in 2002 covering the next 65 races over almost two decades. 

    Through the photographic lenses of our renowned photographers, see epic stories of survival through sand storms, fierce wind and rain, snow and flooded rivers. 


  • 18 Nov 2021 Gabriella Mathisen - Overcoming Adversity

    Gabriella has had many reasons to give up, she could have backed down from challenges, instead, she has chosen the road less travelled, and it started with the need to give herself a sense of control and choice over her life. 

  • 10 Nov 2021 The Namib Race 2021 has Now Concluded

    The Namib Race 2021 was an epic race on a new course crossing two national parks and finishing on the beach of Swakopmund. Relive the action through the photos and videos. 

  • 30 Sep 2021 Join us next year!

    Want to join us at next year's Ultramarathon? Registrations are still open for RacingThePlanet: Lapland 2022 - don't miss the opportunity to experience this incredible adventure - sign up here!

  • 15 Sep 2021 Why you should join us at the next RacingThePlanet Ultra

    An interview with Mark Ludwig, a competitor at RacingThePlanet: Georgia 2021, on why he races. 

  • 10 Sep 2021 The countdown is on!

    RacingThePlanet Ultramarathon 2022 - New location soon to be announced! Be the first to hear when registrations go live by following us on social media. 

  • 26 Aug 2021 Join Us for the YouTube Premiere on Sat 28 Aug @8am (LA) / 4pm (UK)

    We will be sharing the PHOTO SLIDESHOW & VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS from RacingThePlanet: Georgia for the first time on Sat, 28 August as a premiere where everyone can watch together.

  • 25 Aug 2021 Interview with racer Alfonso Helfon

    Alfonso Helfon from Israel tells his RacingThePlanet journey and what the race has meant to him.  It has been #morethanrace for him.

  • 21 Aug 2021 The Final Footsteps to the Cave City of Vardzia

    Today is the last day of RacingThePlanet: Georgia. Competitors are taking their final footsteps 9.3km / 5.6 miles mainly downhill to the Cave City of Vardzia. Watch for photos of them the crossing the final finishline.

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