WE ARE UTMB® WORLD SERIES AMERICAS MAJOR
WHAT IS A MAJOR?
These are the continental finals of the UTMB® World Series. The 2024 Canyons Endurance Runs by UTMB® is the only event in America which offers a direct place to the first ten men and the first ten women who finish the 100M, the 100K and the 50K in the UTMB® World Series Finals (OCC, CCC® or UTMB®) in the equivalent category. As a UTMB World Series Major, finishers of the 100M, 100K, 50K and 25K will also benefit from double Running Stones.
In addition, the winners of the age categories also have direct access to UTMB® Mont-Blanc:
- 55 direct bibs will be allocated for the age categories, allotting a total of 210 bibs for winners of each age group and Top 10 Male and Female finishers for reach race category.
- Each age category represented at the start line will be allocated at least one bib.
- The other bibs will be allocated in proportion to the number of runners present in each age category.
The ultimate global trail running world series
UTMB® World Series is the world’s ultimate trail running circuit that unites the sport’s biggest stars and amateur runners through the best, leading international events in the most stunning locations.
Experience the UTMB® adventure across the world
Built on a passion for the mountains with sustainability at its heart, UTMB® World Series gives all trail runners the chance to experience the UTMB® adventure across the world.
It is the only place where runners can begin their quest to UTMB® Mont-Blanc and the UTMB® World Series Finals.
The 2024 Canyons Endurance Runs by UTMB
For the second year in a row, The Canyons Endurance Runs by UTMB is proud to host the UTMB World Series Americas Major in 2024. The event will be live broadcasted throughout race weekend. This 10th Anniversary of Canyons Endurance Runs by UTMB will be filled with celebration, community, and time spent on the trails!
A new, inclusive sports system
The UTMB® World Series will integrate different levels of events.
UTMB® World Series Finals
The UTMB® World Series Finals will be held in the three key distances of the UTMB® Mont-Blanc - known as the OCC (50k), CCC® (100k) and UTMB® (100M). To qualify for a place at the Finals, trail runners must compete in at least one of the UTMB® World Series Events or UTMB® World Series Majors, where they can collect Running Stones for use in the lottery, or be rewarded for their performance with direct access.
The UTMB® World Series men's and women's titles will be awarded at these three races.
UTMB® World Series Majors & UTMB® World Series Events
UTMB® World Series Events are the best trail running events on the planet and are organized to the highest quality standards, giving runners the chance to immerse themselves in the UTMB® experience on all continents.
Each year, three of these events will be given the status of UTMB® World Series Majors, becoming continental Series finals in the Americas, Europe and in Asia/Oceania.
UTMB® Index Races
The gateway to UTMB World Series with thousands of races which are open to all.
Runners who participated in a UTMB® Index race will benefit from a priority access to UTMB World Series Events and UTMB World Series Majors.
Find out more about the UTMB Index.