Category Archives: trail running spain 2013

April 07

Trail Running Spain: Ultra Pirineu 2014 at Bagá (Catalonia) sold out 100k-42k races as it takes over from Ultra Cavalls del Vent 2013.

The new Ultra Pirineu 2014 has just announced it has sold out all its entries for the four races coming up next September 20th.  Come share with us a look back at 2012 & 2013 great races, plus detailed info on 2014 edition. ________________ FROM CAVALLS DEL VENT TO ULTRA PIRINEU, THE ORIGINS.  Cavalls del […]

October 11

Mountains of Spain: Cavalls del Vent 2013 Video, race results and photos. Trail running Catalonia.

The Cavalls del Vent is a beatiful mountain hike that links the 8 refuges of the Cadí-Moixeró Natural Parc at the Pyrenees in Barcelona province. Its iconic summit is Pedraforca, a true bigwall climbing paradise as well. For several years now, the Ultra Cavalls  del Vent (grown to 100k/D+6.660m) this year has been a great celebration of […]

July 28

Mountains Of Spain: Video Guadarrama National Park´s Ultra trail. Gran Trail Peñalara 2013

Among the mountains of Spain, the latest addition to the National Park network has been in 2013 with the creation of the new Guadarrama National Park. Its highest summit is Peñalara at 2.430 meters and it covers one of the most importante historic areas for climbing, mountaneering, skiing and trailrunning in Spain. Since 2010 the […]

June 22

Andorra Ultra Trail: Ronda dels Cims winners Julien Chorier & Francesca Canepa

. The Andorra Ultra Trail has just welcomed the 2013 Skyrunner world Series as it came to Andorra for the second leg of its Ultra Series, after the Transvulcania held in early May.  Julien Chorier and Francesca Canepa have come out as winners after traversing the more than one hundred miles and 12,200 metres vertical climb that […]

Trail Running in Spain, the atmosphere. Video Transgrancanaria 119k 2013 as seen from the pack (#106. Finisher 22h11m)

Trail running in Spain is widely popular these days, and keeps growing rapidly.  Partly because of the superb mountains spread all over the country, partly because of the spanish elite runners success all over the world. But mostly, this mountain running boom in Spain has to do with the great atmosphere that newcomers and middle […]

March 19

Transvulcania 2013 (83k/DT8.525m): Entry list, course map and race profile.Five world champions confirmed Kilian Jornet, Nuria Picas, Emelie Forsberg, Tofol Castanyer and Luis Alberto Hernando.

Transvulcania La Palma, with its 83km/DT8.525m course was arguably the brightest star in the 2012 skyrunning season. Hence, expectations could not be higher from the very moment the Skyrunning Calendar 2013 was announced. Once again, it was to be the first race among the up & grwing Ultra skymarathon Series, now in their segonc official year. […]

March 06

Kilian Jornet´s 2013 trail running calendar: Racing plus three Summits of my life attempts

Kilian Jornet has just issued his 2013 trail running calendar where he is aiming to go one step above and beyond previous seasons. He dominated the sport in 2012, from the explosive vertical kilometers to the longest and toughest ultra trails the world over: 19 trail races entered, 17 victories achieved, plus 2 podiums. Beyond […]

March 05

TNF Transgrancanaria 2013 Race results, photos and report. Winners 119k Sebastien Chaigneau & Nerea Martinez.

The North Face Transgrancanaria 2013 completed its 11th edition with big success  Four courses were offered, ranging from the 24k of the Starter to the full 119k of the clasic Transgrancanaria main event.  Our team completed the ultra trail for the third time this 2013, so we can personally recommend it. The names at this year´s podiums […]

December 23

TNF Transgrancanaria 2013. Special 10th anniversary edition. Four courses to choose from: 119k / 83k / 42k / 24k

The North Face Transgrancanaria 2013 reaches the 11th edition of this ultra trail. For this year the race organization offers four different courses, ranging from the 24k of the Starter to the full 119k of the clasic Transgrancanaria main event. Follow us below to learn why is has gradullay become one of the main european […]