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February 14

LA SPORTIVA TRAIL SHOES 2019 REVIEW: LA SPORTIVA KAPTIVA, KAPTIVA GTX & LA SPORTIVA BLIZZARD. By Jonathan Wyatt

. BEST OF LA SPORTIVA WINTER TRAIL SHOES! KAPTIVA, KAPTIVA GTX & BLIZZARD. Full review by Jonathan Wyatt, 6-times world mountain running champion and brand athlete. Learn from the best….Play video! ____________________________________ .   . LA SPORTIVA 2019-20: NOVELTIES   La Sportiva, the Trentino company, world leader in the field of outdoor footwear and clothing, […]

February 08

Olympus Mons Cube by La Sportiva: ALONGSIDE VIBRAM THE BEST PRODUCT FOR MOUNTAINEERING AT ISPO 2019

. La Sportiva, the Trentino company, world leader in the field of outdoor footwear and clothing, opens 2019 in the name of eco-sustainability with solutions, materials and certifications designed to minimize the environmental impact of their products and give an even stronger and tangible sign of corporate commitment to the environment. The company’s commitment continues […]

January 21

INTERNATIONAL TRAIL RUNNING ASSOCIATION HEALTH PROGRAM QUARTZ. 2018 REPORT AND EXPECTATIONS 2019

. The international Trail Running Association is a non-for-profit association that works together with the IAAF. The ITRA QUARTZ Program is run by the association Athletes For Transparency and the Ultra Sports Science foundation is responsible for the financial transparency of the Program. This unique program is divided into 3 sub-programs: QUARTZ Elite, QUARTZ Event and […]

January 19

SKIMO WORLD CUP 2019 KICKS OFF AT AUSTRIA: Robert Antonioli and Marianne Fatton won Sprint. Claudia Galicia and Marta García Farres, silver and bronze for Spain.

  Skimo World Cup by ISMF just kicked off at Austria yesterday with Roberto Antonioli and Marianne Fatton as winners of the vertical race at   The only spaniards on the podium this time were the senior women Claudia Galicia and Marta García Farres, who took silver and bronze. Tomorrow athletes will challenge each other in the  […]

January 17

Vibram introduces “Wrap&Go Sole” concept at Pitti show in Firenze.

. . 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 […]

December 03

OMAN BY UTMB (NOV29-137/D+7800M): JASON SCHLARB AND DIEGO PAZOS JOINT WINNERS, ANNA-MARIE WATSON WINS ON WOMEN

.   This weekend OmanbyUTM was celebrated in the Oman Sultanate, 137k, 7,800 vertical gain and 6 ITRA points, second of the races for these ByUTMB series after the GaoligongByUTMB held in China last march.  Next will be the UshuaiaByUTBM in April 2019. UTMB International arrived to Oman to be the location of a new extrem ultra-trail […]

December 02

EILAT DESERT MARATHON 2018: FROM NEGEV MOUNTAINS TO RED SEA BEACH. ABEL DE FRUTOS TELLS US HOW IT WENT (4H30).

. Eilat Desert Marathon 2018 has finished! 3000 runners for the 8th edition in the city of Eilat in Israel. Have you ever think about running a marathon in the desert? This is your oportunity, in the rocky Negev desert and having the chance to swim in the Red Sea beach just after getting your […]

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 […]