Category Archives: skyrunner world series

May 06

YADING SKYRUN 2019: VICTORY FOR MEGAN KIMMEL AND RENJIA JIAE

. Renjia Jiae (CHN), Team Toread, wins his first skyrace on home turf, crossing the finish line to a roaring applause from the emotional and excited people of Yading. Megan Kimmel (USA), Team Salomon, once again proves herself unbeatable at high-altitude, winning the women’s race for a third time. Let’s see the best of Yading […]

April 30

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: YADING SKYRUN, HIGHEST COURSE IN THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKEND

. The high altitude pressure is on. On May 4th, the 2019 Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series makes its second stop at the Yading Skyrun. The highest course in the calendar will see past champions attempt to win back their titles 4,600m above sea level in the majestic mountains of China. An spectacular race in […]

April 21

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: RUY UEDA AND ELISA DESCO WIN INAUGURAL MOUNT AWA SKYRACE IN JAPAN.

. The season opening Sky Race of the 2019 Migu Run Skyrunner World Series presented an international lineup of skyrunning superstars. 31 elite athletes from 13 countries assembled beneath the cherry blossoms at the starting line of the Mt. Awa Skyrace in Sanjo Japan, where they battled it out on a slightly shorter “B Course” […]

April 12

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: Japan hosts first race of the season, the Mt. Awa Skyrace.

. The 2019 season of the Migu Run Skyrunner World Series is now coming. Top athletes prepare to take to the skies in the Japanese alps for the first race of the 2019. The season kicks off on April 21st at the Mt. Awagate Skyrace – a new race guaranteed to set the stage for […]

February 20

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: Top skyrunners are ready to reach summits around the world

. The 2019 season of the Migu Run Skyrunner World Series is ready to go. Kicking things off on April 21st is the brand-new Mt Awa Skyrace in the Japanese alps, followed by a high-altitude stop at the now-famous Yading Skyrun (CHN). Elite Skyrunners are ready to compete on the highly technical courses of the […]

October 19

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019 CALENDAR: 15 RACES INC. TRANSVULCANIA, ULTRAPIRINEU AND BUFF EPIC TRAIL FOR SPAIN

. The 2019 Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series calendar is announced together with the new, single season ranking which will determine the best skyrunner in the world. Fifteen races in eleven countries make up the new calendar which includes five new races. . _________________________ . SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: RANKINGS AND CALENDAR   Fifteen races in […]

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 […]

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 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 17

SKYRUNNING EXTREME SERIES KICKS OFF AT GRAN PARADISO WITH MAITE MAIORA AND BHIM GURUNG AS LEADERS

. The first of the 2017 Skyrunning Extreme races kicked off in  Italy´s Royal Ultra Skymarathon yesterday over a 55k/D+4144m course. Spain´s  Maite Maiora and Nepal´s Bhim Gurung took the first victory in the season at Gran Paradiso National Park.   _________________ . ROYAL ULTRA SKYMARATHON 2017 RACE REPORT . From an unusual start on top […]