Category Archives: kilian jornet

October 15

GOLDEN TRAIL SERIES 2018: Finale Set for South Africa Otter Trail Run on 20 October

  The Grand Finale of the Golden Trail Series is bringing the world’s top 10 men and women marathon distance trail runners to South Africa to compete for the Series crown at the Otter Trail Run on 20 October. Trail running superstar and series leader Kilian Jornet (Team Salomon) will toe the start line against […]

October 13

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2018: Kilian Jornet, champion in the general ranking in the Migu Run Skyrunner World Series

. Kilian Jornet crossed the line in the Limone Extreme Skyrace in sixth place in a time of 3h10’45’’, putting him in the lead in the general ranking of the Migu Run Skyrunner World Series. The 29km and 2,500m of overall ascent race through the mountains around Lake Garda was dominated by younger runners who represent the […]

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 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 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 02

MARATHON MONT BLANC 2018: Kilian Jornet and Ruth Croft Winners. Eli Gordon third; Aritz Egea fifth. Results and photos Salomon Golden trail series

. Kilian Jornet has won the Marathon Mont Blanc with a time of 3h54’54’’, three months after breaking his fibula, Kilian Jornet returned to racing to compete in the second event in the Golden Trail Series. Marc Lauenstein (3h58’15’’) was second and Stian Angermund-Vik (4h00’07’’) arrived third, Aritz Egea was the first Spaniard in Top5 . Ruth Croft […]

March 20

Kilian Jornet officially confirms two month recovery after broken fibula at Pierra Menta, yet no additional surgery will be required.

  Kilian Jornet fell when racing at Pierra Menta last weekend and broke  his fibula. His team has officially confirmed today that will be out of action for at least two months and will miss the end of the ski season, although he won’t need surgery. Kilian was leading the race together with his teammate Jakob Hermann […]

February 06

Kilian Jornet returns to competition: Skimo World Cup, then on to Grande Course´s Altitoy, Pierra Menta and Tour du Rutor.

  . Kilian Jornet returns to  competition three months after his shoulder surgery. He will participate in the Skimo World Cup  on February 8 and 9 in Sant Vincent, France, then go on to his main objective at the Grande Course where he will compete in three iconic events such as Pierra Menta, Tour de […]

November 22

Kilian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg document their Cho Oyu expedition on the short mountain film “Testing Ourselves”

. . Kilian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg launched yesterday the short film “Testing Ourselves”. The film narrates the express acclimatization process as followed by them during their last expedition to the Himalayas, where both tried to climb the Cho Oyu together, before Kilian went on to face his Everest ascent. In addition to the scientific […]

September 03

Kilian Jornet is beaten for the first time at UTMB. Came in second to D´Haene after three previous victories

  .   François d´Haene and Nuria Picas won the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc hundred miles 2017. Kilian Jornet came second to François after a closely fought race with the Frenchman. After his previous first three victories, it was the fourth time Jornet has taken part in the Alpine classic. This time, in a race dominated […]