Get involved

If you love mountains, this is your place!

Live a unique experience participating in an extraordinary event that will bring together thousands of people from all over the world.

We invite you to join our volunteer team!

Welcome!

Despite the setbacks caused by the pandemic, Val d’Aran by UTMB® continues to create a tryly life event and looks forward to developing the first edition in 2021. The event will consist of four mountain races turning Val d’Aran territory into the epicentre of trail running in the Pyrenees.

We are expecting around 15,000 attendees at the event – including runners, companions and tourists. More than half of the event audience will come from 70 different countries, a great challenge facing Val d’Aran and its inhabitants!

 

Are you interested in collaboration on a big project? Become an ambassador of the pure Pyrenees essence at a global level!

Become a VDA volunteer

There will be over 400 volunteers supporting this event, an adventure where solidarity, support and help will be the basis of your experience. And your skills will be very useful and your support essential.

As a Val d’Aran by UTMB® volunteer, you will have the opportunity to be part of the first edition of this exciting international event. You will be able to develop your skills and be part of the team who will be working hard to deliver the best possible event experience for runners and companions.

The goal of this event is to increase awareness of Val d’Aran worldwide, to promote tourism and to increase visibility to this wonderful valley. We consider this event a huge opportunity, the perfect moment to showcase our culture, traditions, our people’s hospitality and the variety of activities that the valley has to offer.

Contact us and find out more about the event agenda.

Current volunteer opportunities

If you are interested in joining our team of volunteers, we are looking out for your skills, creativity and time. Your presence is a vital asset for us.

Would you like to be part of the UTMB® family? Find your opportunity in the sections below!

Aid stations

Attend runners in aid stations, refreshment points and life bases. These points will be located in villages or in the mountains. With access either by car or walking.

Emergency services

First aid services in the mountains and refreshment points, support to command centre in Vielha.

Environmental ambassadors

Nature conservation tasks related to waste management, especially in the mountain areas, and awareness of the consequences of environmental actions.

Marking and tracks

Marking of the races, area checking, closing races, …

Mountain controls

Attend runners, control their pass, look after all participants. Usually located in remote areas accessible by walking. Perfect for mountain lovers.

Participants relations

Hand over of race-bibs, information points, …

Transport and Logistics

Support in assembly of aid stations, transport of runners and volunteers.

Village Vielha

Finish line assembly, final aid station, support to runners…

Others

If you believe you can offer your help in another way, please let us know! We will be happy to hear from you.