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.

Itinerary

  • 13 Aug 2021

    Competitors Arrive (Hotel Provided)
  • 14 Aug 2021

    Race Check-In & Go to 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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  • 02 Dec 2020 Course Director Carlos reveals more information about the course

    If you are doing RacingThePlanet: Georgia, listen to this video to find out more information leaked by Carlos about the course.

  • 17 Nov 2020 Community Challenge: Supporting Young Adults in Javakheti, Georgia

    This isolated and undiscovered region in south-west Georgia is where we have the opportunity to host RacingThePlanet: Georgia 2021. The region is agriculturally rich with traditional methods used to farm the land and maintain livestock. It is one of the most culturally diverse regions of Georgia, which is home to many small villages of not only Georgian ancestry and traditions but also Greek, Russian, Armenian and Doukhobor ancestry and traditions. We are working with the Georgian EcoTourism Association to empower children and young adults in the different villages along the course through sports and education. We look forward to welcoming some of the young adults to join us on different sections of RacingThePlanet: Georgia 2021.

  • 03 Nov 2020 Help Us Reach Tbilisi on our Virtual Community Challenge

    To celebrate the RacingThePlanet community during these times we are joining together from all of our different locations, to collectively run or hike from Mongolia to Georgia to Namibia to Chile to Antarctica! And we are making donations to communities of our host countries along the way. Find out more and join the community achieve this goal! With 3,000km already completed we have left Mongolia and are headed to Tbilisi.

  • 28 Oct 2020 Georgia - Many Corners to Explore

    Not only is the Javakheti course amazing, the entire country has many places to explore - from mountains, to lakes, vineyards and deserts. There are many post race adventures that await you - if you still need an adventure after the race.

  • 06 Oct 2020 Who will be your new race friend for life?

    RacingThePlanet: Georgia is still eleven months away but have a look at who is planning to be at the start line. There will be old desert friends and reunions, new friends and stories to be made and lots of long chats around the camp fire every evening.

  • 21 Sep 2020 Why Georgia – RacingThePlanet Community Explains

    Most of you out there don't need a reason to join a race - but if you do - all the answers can be found here. 

  • 14 Sep 2020 Why you should compete in a team - it's the Team Trifecta affect!

     Competing in a team has it's challenges, but mostly it is rewarding and the best way to get through an ultra. 

  • 09 Sep 2020 Are you coming to RacingThePlanet: Georgia in August 2021?

    Georgia is one of Europes undiscovered gems. Have a look at the photos and then mark your calendar for 15 August 2021.

  • 13 Aug 2020 Javakheti - The Course

     Get some details about what you can expect on the course in Georgia - beautiful villages, mountain lakes, a few climbs and plenty of amazing views. 

  • 31 Jul 2020 Stunning Course in Georgia

     The course in Georgia will take you through some of the most beautiful and undiscovered scenery.

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