Author Archives: adefrutos

February 26

UTMB INTERNATIONAL: THAILAND BY UTMB (OCTOBER 30 – NOVEMBER 1 2020) JOINS BY UTMB RACES

. UTMB International, have today announced the launch of their newest international event, Thailand by UTMB. Working alongside local organizers the Sports Authority of Thailand and Running Connect, the first edition will take place from 30 October to 1 November 2020, as the group further increases their presence in Asia. This race will join Gaoligong […]

February 21

OUTDOOR: Spanish National award of Active Tourism 2020 given to La Gomera

National Association of Active Tourism Companies gives the Spanish National award of Active Tourism 2020 to the island of La Gomera (Canary Islands), because of the work enhanced by the public institutions to promote this economic sector, which has been increasing in Spain during the last years as a sustainable alternative to travel in Europe. […]

February 18

ALEX TXIKON WINTER EVEREST ATTEMPT: REPORT FROM CAMP 2

  Alex Txikon continues with the Winter Everest attempt, the crew has reach Camp 2, after some problems during the ascent where Jonatan felt into a crevasse suffering an accident from which he fortunately recovers already, out of danger. Let’s get Alex Txikon’s report from Camp 2     _____________________   REPORT FROM CAMP 2 […]

February 14

SPARTAN TRAIL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: SPARTAN PARTNERS WITH GLOBAL TRAIL RUNNING EVENTS AND CREATES A NEW CIRCUIT

  SPARTAN, the world’s largest endurance brand, has partnered with established trail running events across the globe to create the “SPARTAN TRAIL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP”. The  Global series consists of six events, each with their own place in trail running history, which combine to  cover four continents and a $270,000 USD prize purse for Trail Run […]

February 04

ALEX TXIKON WINTER EVEREST ATTEMPT: UPDATE ON JONATAN’S ACCIDENT & ROUTE-FIXING DETAILS

  After achieving Ama Dablam. as acclimatization a few days ago, the expedition was already moving to winter Everest Base Camp. In the first sections of ascent we have the Khumbu Waterfall, probably the section with the highest number of accidents accumulated on this mountain due to the constant variation and rupture of the ice […]

January 31

ULTRA TOUR MONTE ROSA 2020 (170km/D+11300): The 4th edition opens registration

  Registration of the fourth edition of the Ultra Tour Monte Rosa is now opened. The fourth edition of this 170 km mountain ultra marathon will take place at the beginning of September,  presented by endurance athlete Lizzy Hawker. The Ultra Tour Monte Rosa encircles Europe’s largest mountain  massif on the Swiss-Italian border on the […]

January 31

TARAWERA ULTRAMARATHON 2020 (162k-102k-50k-20k/8FEB): THE 12th EDITION WILL BE THE BIGGEST EVER

  The Tarawera Ultra-Marathon began in 2009, offering competitors the chance to sample the amazing off road running and walking trails of the Rotorua region. The event takes place in the heartland of New Zealand tourism, with a strong cultural element to the event enjoyed equally by local and international competitors. Now in its 12th […]

January 30

VIBRAM ARCTIC GRIP ALL TERRAIN: ADVANCED GRIP TECHNOLOGY FOR WET ICE AT ISPO 2020

. Vibram as the world leader in the development and manufacturing of high-performance rubber soles for outdoor arrives at ISPO 2020 presenting the Vibram Arctic Grip All Terrain, a new version of the most advanced grip technology for wet ice, the technology that allows for an increase in grip on ice, particularly wet ice.     […]

January 22

ALEX TXIKON REACHES C2 ON WINTER AMA DABLAM BEFORE EVEREST ATTEMPT

  The Basque climber Alex Txikon has reached C2 in Ama Dablam, the first stage to his returns to winter Everest. After attempting K2 in winter this year, Alex Txikon is now preparing to tackle Everest, on what will be his third expedition to the highest mountain on Earth off season. “Third time’s a charm,” […]

January 22

VOLVIC VOLCANIC EXPERIENCE 2020 (MAY21 to MAY23): PAU CAPELL AND COURTNEY DAUWALTER WILL RUN THE CHAINE DES PUYS – FAILLE DE LIMAGNE TRAIL EXPERIENCE (110 km).

  The 4th edition of the VVX will bring the UTMB 2019 and UTWT winners to the Chaîne des Puys – Faille de Limagne Trail Experience (110 km). As the trail running elites finish planning their 2020 race calendar, the names of those participating in the 4th edition of the VVX are being announced! First, […]