Skyrunning World Series: Vertical Kilometer Dolomites. Spaniards take 5 of 10 top spots. Kilian Jornet 3rd Mireia Miro 2nd

The Skyrunning 2012 season had a double session this weekedn at the Dolomites, with the Trentino Vertical  Kilometer (2,1k/D+1000m) on thursday and the Dolomites Skyrace (22k/D+1750m) on Sunday. The demanding VK did not have a spanish winner this time. Nevertheless, the skyrunners from below the Pyrenees took yet 5 of the top 10 spots, with Kilian Jornet and Mireia Miró up on the podium

vertical kilometer mireia miro skyrunning dolomites 2012 photos (7)

The first skyrunning race of this weekend’s intensive World Series programme climbed a vertical kilometre skywards in the Italian Dolomites this morning.  The unforgiving ascent had Nejc Kuhar from Slovenia, first in 33’33”, Antonio Saul Padua from Colombia, second in 33’52” and Spain’s Kilian Jornet, third in 34’03”.

 In the women’s field, Italy’s Antonella Confortola, past winner and today’s favourite was first in 40’05”, and Spain’s Mireia Mirò and Blanca Maria Serrano, in 42’45” and 43’34” respectively. Record holder Urban Zemmer (33’16”) was absent due to injury.

Skyrunning 2012: Trentino Vertical Kilometer race results

Men

1. Nejc Kuhar (SLO) La Sportiva Mountain Running

2. Saul Padua (COL)

3. Kilian Jornet (ESP) Salomon Santiveri

4. Matheo Jacquemoud (FRA)

5. Luis Alberto Hernando (ESP) Federación Aragonesa Montañismo

vertical kilometer skyrunning dolomites 2012 photos winners (3)

Women

1. Antonella Confortola (ITA) Salomon

2. Mirea Mirò (ESP) Salomon Running

3. Blanca Maria Serrano (ESP) Selección Andaluza

4. Laura Orguè (ESP) Salomon Running

5. Emelie Forsberg (SWE) Salomon

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SKYRUNNING 2012: VERTICAL KILOMETER SERIES 

Rusisa:  Elbrus Vertical Kilometer – 7MAY

Greede:  Gerania Vertical Kilometer, Loutraki – 10JUN

ItalY:  DOLOMITES VERTICAL KILOMETER® , CANAZEI, TRENTO – 20 JUL

Switzerland:  Le KM Vertical de Fully , Martigny, Valais – 20 OCT

Spain:  Vertical Kilometer del Puig Campana , Valencia – 11NOV

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SKYRUNNING 2012: TRENTINO VERTICAL KILOMETER PHOTO GALLERY

 

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Info by Mayayo for Trailrunningspain

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