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New Movie by Adidas Terrex Builds Pleasure for UTMB – iRunFar


As pleasure builds for the 2023 UTMB, Adidas Terrex final week launched a brief movie following two of their athletes — the U.Ok’s’ Tom Evans and Zimbabwe’s Emily Hawgood — of their preparation for final yr’s UTMB, with a behind the scenes take a look at their respective journeys round Mont Blanc.

UTMB is an roughly 106 mile, or 171-kilometer ultramarathon, roughly following the Tour du Mont Blanc path within the foothills of Mont Blanc, because it journeys from France to Italy, via Switzerland, and returns to the end in Chamonix, France.

This may be Hawgood’s second run at UTMB and Evans’s debut, and the 2 had very totally different journeys to the beginning line. Hawgood was taking up the bold Western States 100−UTMB double, and Evans making a comeback from severe harm.

The movie offers an trustworthy take a look at the struggles of taking up this monumental problem. In a single touching scene, Hawgood is delivered a peptalk by coach, Paul Lind, throughout a low level within the race, who says: “We’re capturing for perfection, however we are going to accept excellence.”

Tom Evans and Emily Hawgood at UTMB 2022 - screenshot - Hawgood finishing

A scene from the Adidas Terrex brief movie following Tom Evans and Emily Hawgood at UTMB, exhibiting Hawgood’s end. Picture: Adidas Terrex

Evans too faces struggles and doubts, falling additional again within the placings than he would have preferred within the earlier components of the race, and combating a conflict of attrition to claw his approach up the sphere.

The 2023 UTMB kicks off per week later than traditional, on Friday September 1, and this well timed movie will whet your urge for food for the journeys to return round Mont Blanc, which you’ll, in fact, be capable of observe proper right here on iRunFar.

2022 UTMB mens podium - Kilian Jornet - Matthieu Blanchard - Tom Evans

The 2022 UTMB males’s podium (l-to-r): 2. Matthieu Blanchard, 1. Kilian Jornet, and three. Tom Evans. Picture: iRunFar/Bryon Powell



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