The Asia Trail Girls Podcast - Episode #16
with Samantha Chan
For those of you who are not familiar with UTMB, it is the pinnacle of trail running and what many trail runners aspire to do! It is Kona for triathletes, New York marathon for road runners and the Olympics for athletes. This race series consists of 9 different races across the French, Italian and Swiss Alps in the summer with the mother being UTMB which goes across all those Alps, it is 100 miles and has 10,000m of elevation. After the excitement recently of watching this race, what better way to celebrate with chatting to Samantha Chan, a Hong Kong Ultra Runner, who is no stranger to UTMB and has done many of the world's toughest ultras. We caught up with her on her experience here, tips and advice for those that want to do it and how to be successful.
If you are at all interested in UTMB, this is the episode for you!