Author Archives: mayayo oxigeno

October 03

PIKES PEAK MARATHON: RECORDS ARE MADE TO BE BROKEN. A COLORADO STORY. WITH ZEBULON PIKE, JHON BARR AND ARNO SUOMINEN.

. A short story written by Mayayo and originally published at italian magazine Spirito Trail OCT18 issue   Unconfirmed reports state that America´s mountain, the famous Pike´s Peak that stands alone over Colorado Springs at 4.302m has been climbed up and down by a woman, Megan Kimmel, via Barr Trail in just  4H15M. Sh would […]

September 15

INOV-8 MUDCLAW G 260: Graphene sole and kevlar reinforced upper for flying through softground. Review by Lee Procter

The Inov-8 Mudclaw G-260 is a brand new trail running shoe for softground with graphene sole. Inov-8 recently announced a world-first in the sports footwear market by incorporating graphene into running shoes via the new Inov-8 G Series. The tech specs for this model include a lightweigth of 260 grams, kevlar reinforced upper, prominent 8mm […]

September 12

TOR DES GEANTS 2018 RACE REPORT. WINNERS FRANCO BOLLE (74h03) AND SILVIA TRIGUEROS (87h50)

. Tor des Géants 2018 has Franco Colle (74h03m) and Silvia Trigueros (87h50m) as winners This unique race was created back in 2010 as a 330k/D+24.000m ultra trail which takes place all over the Aosta Valley, Italy, with its start and the finish at Courmayeur. This year around 800 runners took on the challenge, with a maximum […]

September 11

RING OF STEALL IN SCOTLAND TO DECIDE FINALISTS FOR SALOMON GOLDEN TRAIL SERIES. Course, favorites and the other races

.. The Golden Trail Series is about to hold its fifth stop this weekend at Ring of Steall, Scotland. This event also represents the final chance to qualify for Grand Finale in South Africa. The course is the most technical in the series, being a variation of the classic ‘Ring of Steall’ ridge-walking route. This 29k/D+2,500m mountain […]

September 02

KILIAN JORNET RETIRED DUE TO A BEE´S STING: PERSONAL DECLARATIONS. 

..   Kilian Jornet retired from the UTMB 2018 when close to the Bonatti refuge 92k due to a bee´sting. Having been stung just three hours before the race, he then suffered an allergic reaction and stomach pains after the wound. Watch and read below, Kilian Jornet’s statement after retiring from the UTMB after he […]

August 20

PIKES PEAK MARATHON 2018 GOES TO DAKOTA JONES AND MEGAN KIMMEL (CR!). ORIOL CARDONA AND LAURA ORGUÉ TAKE SILVER.

.. The Golden Trail Series held its fourth stop this weekend at Pikes Peak Marathon in Colorado, where two locals took the gold and two spaniards the silver. Dakota Jones and Megan Kimmel won, with Kimmel setting a new women’s course record of 4:15:04 to break the mark that had stood since 1981 by 14 seconds. […]

August 06

SIERRE ZINAL 2018: RACE PREVIEW. The Course, the favorites and trail running gear guide by Ida Nilsson (Zegama & Transvulcania winner)

. The Sierre Zinal race is one of the best in the world, due to is long history, scenic views and ever competitive field.  It is a classic sports event held in the Swiss Valais region, linking the towns of Sierre (585m) with Zinal (1685m) by a trail that climbs up to a course summit […]

July 31

ULTRA TRAIL TRAINING: RYAN SANDES SHARES KEY TIPS FOR HIS 1.046KM RECORD AT HIMALAYA TRAIL

. Ultra trail training is most demanding, both because the physical and mental challenges it poses. Ultrarunner Ryan Sandes and compatriot Ryno Griesel completed a Fastest Known Time (FKT) on the Great Himalaya Trail back in March. Now,  Ryan shares key insight into how tough it was just to prepare adequately for it. Training smartly first, and then running […]

June 25

BOA fit system for outdoor sports: From snowboarding in Colorado-2001 to global sports 2018

.The BOA fit system was born in 2001 at Steamboat springs, Colorado. The first implementation was created to help in medical oprations. and the concept then evolved into sports, starting by snowboardinf. Seventeen years later, these fit solutions ride in millions of snowboard boots on mountains around the world, they fine tune fit in the […]

June 22

Western States 2018 (162k/D+5370m) Race preview: History, course details and top runners.

. The Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run is the world’s oldest 100-mile trail race. Starting in Squaw Valley, California near the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics and ending 100.2 miles later in Auburn, California, Western States, in the decades since its inception in 1974, has come to represent one of the ultimate endurance tests in […]