Category Archives: trail running spain 2017

June 07

UTMB 2017 confirms spaniards as second largest group, after french. 92 nationalities to be present.

. Trail running is a global sport already, and ever more so. Today the organizers of Ultra Trail Mont Blanc have issued a key figures summary whereby we confirm that almost 100 nationalities wil be present there. And, after the french, spaniards will be once again the most numerous group to race around Pays du […]

June 02

DESAFIO EL CAINEJO KICKED OFF ALPINULTRAS 2017 SERIES AT PICOS DE EUROPA.

. Last weekend saw the first race of the Alpinultras Series 2017 held in the little village of Caín at Picos de Europa mountain range in northern Spain. The series comprise four alpine mountain races with offer a total of 323 kms and 27,000 meters positive ascent. It is necessary to complete at least three […]

May 29

ZEGAMA AIZKORRI ALPINE MARATHON 2017 GOES TO STIAN ARGENMUND AND MAITE MAIORA, WITH NEW CR.

  The Zegama-Aizkorri 2017 marathon has crowned Stian Argenmund and Maite Maiora, who also set new course records. The 16th edition was ran yesterday at the Basque Country in Spain under fresh but dry weather, in what promised to be most open field of the last years, due to the absence of such dominant players […]

March 21

TRAIL RUNNING SPAIN: K42 MALLORCA RACE REPORT BY TRACY DEAN, 2nd woman overall (RAIDLIGHT – MOUNTAIN FUEL)

. The mountains of Spain host over a thousand trail running events per year, from the Pyrenees to Lanzarote. The Balearic Islands are among those territories blessed with a superb combination of well know beaches and vertical mountain trails to enjoy, climbing up to over 1.400m high at the Serra Tramuntana. . This 2017 the […]

February 01

TOR DES GEANTS 2017: PREREGISTRATION STARTS TODAY FOR RACES 10-17SEP . (330k/120k) NEW TOT DRET 120K RACE.

. The Tor des Geants 2017 starts today at 12.00. Pre registration has just opened for the Eighth Tor des Géants that will take place from September 10-17, 2017. Thus, one of the most coveted finish line for any ultrarunner  begins. Pre registration will continue until February 14 and there are no benefits of any kind for […]

January 14

Hong Kong 100 kicks off Ultra trail world Tour 2017. Winners Nuria Picas and Yun Quiao. Race report, results and photos.

The Ultra Trail World Tour 2017 is on! The Vibram Hong Kong 100 was its kick-off today. The city of hills was once again the center of the ultra trail world, with an outstanding cast of front runners, despite running in January. Among the favorites were Nuria Picas, Javi Domínguez and Silvia Trigueros along with […]

November 29

Gran Trail Peñalara 2017 (11k-60k-110k): Last hours to enter, before DEC1 lottery. Race report by Casey Morgan.

.  Gran Trail Peñalara ultra trail was launched back in 2010 aimed at commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the mountain club RSEA Peñalara, which was celebrated in 2013. Ever since, the race has grown up to become the most important annual trail running event in central Spain. This 2017 the 8th edition of the […]