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.
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- RacingThePlanet: Georgia 2021
- RacingThePlanet: New Zealand 2019
- RacingThePlanet: Patagonia 2017
- RacingThePlanet: Sri Lanka 2016
- RacingThePlanet: Ecuador 2015
- RacingThePlanet: Madagascar 2014
- RacingThePlanet: Iceland 2013
- RacingThePlanet: Jordan 2012
- RacingThePlanet: Nepal 2011
- RacingThePlanet: Australia 2010
- RacingThePlanet: Namibia 2009
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13 Aug 2021Competitors Arrive
14 Aug 2021Race Check-In at Camp 1
15 Aug 2021Race Starts
15 Aug 2021 - to - 21 Aug 2021Stage 1 - To - Stage 6 Take Place
21 Aug 2021Awards Banquet (hotel provided)
22 Aug 2021Event Concludes
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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.
20 Aug 2021
One more day to go ...
Today is the rest day after the Long March. While racers recover from the last 5 days of hard racing enjoy all the videos, photos, breaking news and Stage Updates from RacingThePlanet: Georgia before the final push tomorrow, Saturday.
19 Aug 2021
Stage 5, the Long March has arrived (and started)!
After four consecutive days of racing and completing 160kms / 100 miles, competitors have (nearly) a double marathon to contend with today. This is the Stage that it’s all about, where you find out what you’re made of. Follow the Breaking News to keep up to date on racers progress - the winner is expected in around 8 hours and the last person in more than 24 hours.
18 Aug 2021
Get Live Updates from Stage 4 (38km / 23 miles)
Stage 4 started at 8am (Weds, 18 Aug) on a revised course. Follow the competitors as they complete the stage through the breaking news updates.
17 Aug 2021
Stage 3 is well underway - Top 13 Racers (+1 dog) are through CP1
For more details of BREAKING NEWS, PHOTOS, VIDEOS, RESULTS and more keep checking our LIVE PAGE. You can sign up to receive breaking news to your email up to 5 times during each Stage.
16 Aug 2021
Stage 2 (45km / 28 miles) Has Started
All racers started today for a slightly longer day "Along the Ancient Silk Road". Follow on Breaking News for the latest updates during the Stage.
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