A Warm Welcome to the Ultramarathon European Cup

Dear Friends of the Ultramarathon European Cup (ECU),

The final ranking for the 25th UEC  2017 series is now complete, and the provisional results may be viewed on our website.

In 2018, there are 9 scoring races for the ECU. These are:

March, 18 Trail du Petit Ballon (F)

Start/Finish: Rouffach


52 km
2.300 vm

April, 14 or 15 Marathon - Mnisek pod Brdhy (CS)

Start/Finish: Mnisek pod Brdhy

With new management and improved route - detailed planning and concrete decision still to be made!

approx. 47 km

May, 12 Ultratrail - Bizau  (A)

Start/Finish: Bizau/Vorarlberg


50 km
2.900 vm

May, 26/27 105 oder 60 km Trail Belgien

Start Bütgenbach + Finish Surister / . Robertville + Surister (BEL)


105 km
2.800 vm

60 km
1.620 vm

May 26/27 100km Passatore (ITA)

Start Firenze + Finish Faenza


Concrete approval of the organisation management is still pending!

100 km

July, 7 45 km Schlern Rosengarten Skymarathon (ITA)

Start Tiers-St. Zyprian + Finish Tiers


45 km

2.980 vm

August, 12 Ultramarathon - Monschau (D)

Start/Finish: Monschau-Konzen


56 km
950 vm

September, 1 Celje-Logarska Dolina(SLO)

Start Celje + Finish Logarska dolina


75 km

October, 27 50km Sparkassen Alb Marathon

Start/Finish: Schwäbisch Gmünd

with final scoring ECU 2018


50 km
1.100 vm

To be sure of finishing at least 3 scoring races in 2018, it is best to make an early start. We wish you a good recovery period and rebuilding phase before the start of the UEC Series 2018.

You may obtain an impression of the individual events by clicking on the following logos, which will then display the website of the relevant ultramarathon.

You can also get a good impression of the special features of the scoring races by clicking on the following links to the video trailers on YouTube:

Trail du Petit Ballon 2017

56 km Monschau (Laufbericht "Laufreport")

Alb Marathon (Videos)  

Alb Marathon 2017 ("Laufreport")

Alb Marathon 2017 ("Team Bittel")

Alb Marathon 2017 ("marathon4you.de")

This cooperation agreement  (extract, dated 27.02.2015) is designed to aid in the preparation, holding and post-race evaluation of the annual Ultramarathon European Cup (UEC) events. Their aim is to bring runners from all over Europe together. Through the UEC races, they can experience beautiful European landscapes, develop new contacts reaching beyond old boundaries, and demonstrate that "I am running for Europe".

Download cooperation agreement