The ultimate trail running event in Mexico and part of the UTMB World Series, uniting international and elite trail runners with the best road and trail runners in Mexico. Puerto Vallarta México by UTMB brings together in the Pacific Coas of Mexico the country's top elites, as well as more than 3,000 passionate runners to participate in one of the 35 events of the UTMB World Series around the world.
Take a deep dive into the vibrant culture of Mexico
The Mexican culture along with the Wixárika heritage made this event one of a kind, along with the Latin warmth and the friendly and welcoming spirit of their local people.
Jalisco has the identity of Mexico: Tequila, Mariachi and Charrería. These emblems are felt in the 4 races where you can also feel the fresh air emanating from its mountains, the devotion that is deposited in its traditions, the agave-studded landscapes of the west coast, the popular art that is created in the hands of its people and traditional foods that define the country's heritage.
The one of a kind courses
Puerto Vallarta by UTMB is a truly exhilarating experience that takes place in the heart of the magnificent Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range. The courses are a breathtaking journey, where runners will wind their way through the lush jungle, splashing through streams and rivers, surrounded by nature at its finest. And when you reach the end, you'll be rewarded with the most awe-inspiring finish line imaginable, on the Pacific coast and as we call it "The most exciting last mile". So gear up, lace up and come join us on this unforgettable adventure that promises to be a highlight of your running journey!
The most exciting last mile
The most exciting last mile offers a breathtaking view that will take your breath away and make all your hard work and effort truly worth it. While having the Pacific Ocean on your left and the vibrant Puerto Vallarta life on your right, you will enjoy art in its various forms and expressions. You will run numerous art galleries offering works by various local and foreign artists, but mostly the Open-Air Art Gallery along the Malecon with over 13 beautiful sculptures in bronze, stone, and other durable materials. Around this time of a year, you will be immersed in the Día de muertos celebration, with Catrinas, skulls, Cempacúhil flowers all over the place.
Puerto Vallarta: "World's Friendliest City"
Puerto Vallarta has been appointed as The Friendliest City in the World by Travel + Leisure magazine. Be welcomed into a picturesque authenticity of Mexican culture that has transcended borders, alive on its streets and architecture, its gastronomy and traditions, and on the warmth of its people.
Your stepping stone to the UTMB Finals in Mont-Blanc
Since its start in Chamonix in 2003, and building on that success ever since, the UTMB Mont-Blanc has grown to be the world's leading trail event and recognized by QC Sports as one of The 18 Best Live Sports Experiences on Earth.
Uniting trail runners from around the world, the UTMB Mont-Blanc, Finals of the UTMB World Series, brings together in Chamonix the world's top elites, as well as more than 10,000 passionate runners to participate in one of the eight races of the UTMB Mont-Blanc, based on the same founding principles: surpassing one's limits, fair play, respect for people and the environment and solidarity.