Author Archives: adefrutos

September 13

UTMB INTERNATIONAL: USHUAIA BY UTMB (APRIL 5-7, 2019). ARGENTINA TO HOST THE THIRD OF THE EVENTS

. UTMB international presents in Chamonix a new race, this time the race will be hosted in Argentina, a remote place in the globe. USHUAIA by UTMB has born.       UTMB INTERNATIONAL: THREE RACES, THREE COUNTRIES   The Gaoligong by UTMB was the first event in the world to be labelled by UTMB […]

September 01

ULTRA TRAIL MONT BLANC 2018: THE UTMB WEEK SUMMARY. SEVEN GREAT RACES IN THE ALPS

. UTMB 2018 is finishing, the Ultra Trail of Montblanc that was born in 2003, with 700 hundred runners, now it holds 10,000 runners and 2,000 volunteers from 100 different countries, starting in Chamonix from August 27th to September 2nd, seven races has been driven around the Mont Blanc crossing 3 different countries France, Italy […]

August 26

ULTRA TRAIL MONT BLANC 2018: PROGRAM, RACES AND FAVORITES

. UTMB 2018 is coming, the Ultra Trail of Montblanc was born in 2003, with 700 hundred runners, now it holds 10,000 runners and 2,000 volunteers from 100 different countries, starting in Chamonix from August 27th to September 2nd, seven races will driven around the Mont Blanc crossing 3 different countries France, Italy and Switzerland. […]

July 30

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2018: Kilian wins and sets new record at Skyrace Comapedrosa. Laura Orgué finishes second

. This time was the turn of the SkyRace Comapedrosa, a 21km race with almost 2300m of positive gain. The race at the Pyrenees was coming up, right after the win of Laura Orgué and Stian Angermund-Vik in the Dolomites Skyrace. A race where Jan Margarit and Sheila Aviles were 2017 champions, and this 2018 edition stacked […]

July 26

VIBRAM PRESENTS “DUALITY”: THE SHORT MOVIE ABOUT WOMEN AND TRAIL RUNNING

. . Vibram has been recognized as the leading solemaker for outdoor sports in the world for decades now. Ever since its first sole back in 1937, the italian brand founded by Vitale Bramani has never stopped its research & development efforts and have recently launched two major initiatives to handle tough weather conditions. Vibram Megagrip […]

July 23

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2018: Orgué and Angermund wins at Dolomites SkyRace

. We presented some time ago to you the Skyrunner World Series 2018 calendar, with several races across the world. Included in the Sky Classic we find the Dolomyths SkyRace which was held on July 22 in Canazei. A 22km race with a vertical climb of 1,750m with a highest point of 3,152m, Kilian maintains […]

July 13

Ehunmilak 2018: BASQUE HUNDRED MILES (July 13-15th). Ehunmilak celebrates its ninth edition by setting new records

. A record edition, both sides of the bib: The ninth edition of the one hundred Basque miles, Ehunmilak, is another step forward in its international projection, as Beasain celebrates a new record of participation on both sides of the race bib. This 2018 quickly sold out all slots for the two most accessible races: […]

July 11

MAXI RACE WORLD: MaXi-Race go Global, new destinations

  . The last weekend of May we had the opportunity to enjoy MaXi-Race Annecy, as the first stage of a world tour. The stages of the MaXi Race World are now the perfect opportunity to discover new destinations, following an unabated passion for trail running. The event has gone global and organization is extending […]

July 09

NEW RECORD FOR KILIAN JORNET IN BOB GRAHAM ROUND: 12H52

  Kilian Jornet has completed the Bob Graham Round with a new record in 12h53, the legendary route by the British fells with about 106km and 8.200 m of positive altitude beating last record owned by Billy Bland in 1982 in about 1h.   _____________________ . KILIAN JORNET BEATS BOB GRAHAM ROUND’S RECORD   After broken […]

July 04

Emelie Forsberg: sets a new FKT in the Kungsleden Trail

  EMELIE FORSBERG SETS A NEW RECORD IN THE KUNGSLEDENG TRAIL Emelie Forsberg achieved yet another record, after establishing new speed marks in Monte Rosa and Mont Blanc in late June, she now possesses also the Fastest Known Time (FKT) in the Kungsleden Trail, in the Swedish Lapland. Emelie Forsberg completed the 450km trail in […]