One Runner Dies, at Least Three Injured at 2024 Ultra-Trail du Haut Giffre Race in France

June 15, 2024

At least four runners are believed to have fallen on steep slopes during the early morning hours of Saturday, June 15, 2024, at the Ultra-Trail du Haut Giffre (UTHG) race in France in bad weather conditions. Reports indicate that one succumbed to their injuries and at least three more were evacuated to hospitals with severe injuries.

In a statement on its social media channels, the event said, “It is with great sadness that we announce that UTHG has just learned of a tragic event with the accidental death of a racer. The first responders at the scene intervened immediately and provided first aid while awaiting his evacuation. All our thoughts are with the victim’s family and relatives.” I Run Far