Grand to Grand Ultra

Where and when is the Grand to Grand Ultra 2021?

The Grand to Grand Ultra 2021 (9th Edition) will take in Northern Arizona and Southern Utah, USA from 19th to 25th September 2021.

How much is the entry fee?

Entry fee is US$ 3,550 per individual


To register, please complete the online registration form in full. 

You will receive an email confirming receipt of your registration.

A deposit of US$1,000 is required to confirm your place in your nationality quota.

Exceptionally for G2G 2021 due to the changing status of COVID-19, we are extending the deadline for payment of the entry fee balance from 19th May to 30th June 2021 and all other terms remain the same. 

In the event that the Entry Fee is not paid in full by 30th June 2021, a penalty of US$200 is payable and any previously offered discount will be withdrawn so that the full fee becomes payable.

Alternatively the total amount of the Entry Fee may be paid in full at the time of the online application.

Should participants wish to register as a team, then each team member should note this on their application and provide the name of their team. Each team should consist of 3 team members. Please read the additional Rules Relating to Teams under Rules and Regulations.

Waiting List

In the event that your application is unsuccessful due to the available spots being previously filled, your name will then go on the waiting list without charge and in the order in which it is received. You will be notified if spots become available.


We are delighted to offer the following discounts:

* No discount can be combined with any other discount.
* In the event you enjoy a discount to the full fee, the deposit remains at US$1,000 with the discounted balance falling due on the second balance payment.

G2G/M2M Alumni

All persons who have previously signed up and paid in full for a previous Grand to Grand Ultra or Mauna to Mauna Ultra event are entitled to a 10% discount off any future events.

Bring a Friend

If you have participated in the Grand to Grand Ultra or the Mauna to Mauna Ultra before and then bring a friend with you, who has not yet done G2G or M2M, we will give you 20% off your entry fee. If you bring more than one friend with you, we will give you a 20% discount for each friend you bring. So if you bring five friends, your entry will be free!

Just be sure to have your friend put your name down on their online application under “How did you hear about this event?” for you to receive the benefit.

The friend has to be known by the G2G alumni before they submit their application and the friend’s name must be submitted in their online entry application.

In the event that the friend withdraws their application before paying for their entry fee in full, then the discount is also withdrawn.


All persons over the age of 65 will receive a discount of 10%.


All current serving and ex-military personnel will receive a discount of 10%. Please provide a copy of your military ID.


Arrival and Departure - Kanab, Utah

The closest international airport, to Kanab, Utah, is the McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada (200 miles).

Participants will need to arrive in Kanab, Utah no later than Thursday, 16th September 2021. (However, we would encourage participants to arrive earlier in order to acclimatize)

There are no scheduled bus departures between Las Vegas and Kanab. Apart from the chartered bus transfers mentioned below, the best option to get to Kanab is to rent a car, which needs to be driven back to Las Vegas as there are no car rental drop locations in Kanab.

There are numerous car rental agencies at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.
However, we have negotiated a 15% discount off of current rental rates at Enterprise Rent A Car in Nevada. To receive the discounted rate, here is the link you should use:

Special chartered bus transfers by LD Tours departing from McCarran International Airport to Kanab will be available on the following dates and time:
• Monday, 13th September 2021:                4:00 PM
• Tuesday, 14th September 2021:               4:00 PM
• Wednesday, 15th September 2021:          4:00 PM
• Thursday, 16th September 2021:              4:00 PM

Book a seat from Las Vegas to Kanab

After the race, there will be a bus transfer from Kanab to McCarran International Airport on:
• Sunday, 26th September 2021: 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM

Book a seat from Kanab to Las Vegas

Bus fee: $78/person, one-way

** Please note that Las Vegas is on PST (Pacific Standard Time) and Kanab is on MST (Mountain Standard Time). Kanab is one hour ahead of Las Vegas.

The drive takes 4 hours from Las Vegas to Kanab.
We recommend that you book your return flight to depart no earlier than 2:00pm (for the 8am departure) and 4pm (for the 10am departure)


What the Entry Fee Includes

Ground Transportation

  • Saturday, 18th September: transport from Kanab to first bivouac on rim of the Grand Canyon
  • Saturday, 25th September: transport from Finish Line to Kanab and return travel to the Awards Dinner from Kanab

Overnight Accommodations

For the evening(s) of:

  • Friday, 17th September: hotel accommodation in Kanab (double room shared with another participant)
  • Saturday, 18th September through Friday, 24th September: space in a 10-man tent at roving campsite
  • Saturday, 25th September: hotel accommodation in Kanab (double room shared with another participant)

Food & Beverage

  • Friday, 17th September: Welcome dinner in Kanab
  • Saturday, 18th September: breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Water for the duration of the race
  • Saturday, 25th September: lunch at the finish line and Awards Dinner in Kanab

Race Amenities

  • On course medical support
  • Storage of all luggage during the race
  • Race course book
  • Finisher's buckle
  • Shirt
  • Finisher’s Certificate
  • Sponsor Goodie Bag

Each checkpoint (CP) is staffed by experienced race trained volunteers and a medical professional. In addition to water, each CP is supplied with hand sanitiser, shade, seats, electrolytes (although we recommend competitors bring their own) and garbage bags.


Registration Deadline

Registration for 2021 will close on 30th June 2021, or earlier if quotas have been filled.


Withdrawals and Cancellation

All entry fees are non-transferrable and may not be deferred to any future events.

Withdrawal more than 120 days before the race start

Refund of monies paid, less $500 admin fee

Withdrawal less than 120 days before race start

No refund

Withdrawal due to medical reason only and more than 60 days before the race start

(must be supported by a doctor’s letter)

Deferral permitted on a one-time basis only, for the following year only and subject to a $500 deferral fee

Withdrawal due to medical reason , less than 60 days before the race start

No refund and no deferral allowed 

Exceptionally for G2G 2021, due to the changing status of COVID-19, we are extending the deadline for receipt of a cancellation notice from 120 days before the race starts to 30th June 2021.

The Organizer reserves the right to cancel or modify the Event. Further, the Organizer reserves the right to cancel the Event at any time before the official start or cancel the Event after it has started. In such circumstances, the Organizer will not be liable to refund the entry fee.

The Organizer further represents that they will use their best endeavours to either:
1 Change the dates of the Event or
2 Continue to hold the Event but in a modified form

If we modify, cancel or otherwise change the Event, the Organizer will have no obligation to reimburse the participant the entry fee for the Event.

Moreover, the Organizer will not have any liability to the participant for the rescheduling or cancellation of any Event nor have any responsibility for any of the participant’s costs which includes, but is not limited to, flights, hotels, insurance, visa and other related expenses.


In the event that cancellation of the Event occurs due to ongoing restrictions imposed on participants and the Event by Covid-19, then in such a case, all participants will be permitted to defer their entry without penalty, to the following year. 

Should the Event continue to be held, then any participant who has paid their Entry Fee but is unable to travel to Kanab, Utah due to government enforced travel restrictions, will be permitted to defer their entry to the following year. In such cases, the participant is required to provide proof of the restriction in writing to the Organizer.


For the Grand to Grand Ultra 2020, the total number of participants will be limited to 170 and a quota is being imposed for each nationality as follows:

CountryMaximum number of entries accepted
USA 45
Canada 10
UK 25
Other European 50
Japan 10
Australia & New Zealand 10
Central and South America  5
Rest of the World 15

* The Organizer retains the right to change quotas and the total number of participants

UTMB Points

G2G 2021 is expected to be a qualifying race for the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® (UTMB) 2022.

The Grand to Grand Ultra 2019 has been granted six (6) qualifying points for the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® (UTMB) 2020.


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