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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  • 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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