By Mathias Eichler
The Trail Running Film Festival - Back on Tour for 2023.
UTMB’s big team race, the PTL, is underway as of Monday August 22nd at 8am. The PTL begins and ends in Chamonix and cover close to 300 kilometers and a mind boggling 26,500 meters of vertical gain. Around 100 teams, with 2-3 people, began this massive trek and aren’t expected to arrive back in Chamonix for several days. They have 150hrs, and 30min to complete the loop.
Craig Thornley, RD for Western States is at the starting line with Joe Steinmetz, Matthew Keyes and the team ‘Rusty Nails‘.