Category Archives: trail running switzerland

September 23

ULTRA TOUR MONTE ROSA 2019 (170km/D+11300): 100 MILES CUT SHORT AT 82K. WINNERS DAMIAN HALL AND CORINE KAGERER

  . The 2019 Ultra Tour Monte Rosa was significantly affected by a severe weather system unusual for the time of year. The flagship race, the 170 km full tour of Monte Rosa was stopped at Gressoney La Trinité in Aosta, 82 km into the race, for reasons of safety. Of the 239 starters, 5 […]

February 26

ULTRA TOUR MONTE ROSA 2019 (170km/D+11300): Registration open for the third edition

  Registration of the third edition of the Ultra Tour Monte Rosa is now opened. This third edition will be held September 4-7 and will be presented by the endurance athlete Lizzy Hawker. The Ultra Tour Monte Rosa encircles Europe’s largest mountain massif on the Swiss-Italian border on  the Tour de Monte Rosa long distance […]

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 […]

August 14

Kilian Jornet wins at Sierre Zinal for the fith time. Lucy Wambiu leads the women. Race report and results.

.   Spaniard Kilian Jornet and Kenyan Lucy Wambui won the 44th edition of the classic Sierre-Zinal, with 4,350 runners enrolled in the race. This mountain race is held in Switzerland over a a 31k/D+2,000m course that stands out for its history, atmosphere and big cash prizes. . Kilian achieved his fifth victory, after 2009, […]