Category Archives: trail running

July 26

ALPINULTRAS 2017 SERIES CLIMBS CATALAN PYRENEES FOR ITS SECOND STAGE AT ULTRA TRAIL VALLS D´ANEU (96k/D+7.200m)

. Alpinultras 2017 reaches this  its‘indómita’ race at Catalan Pyrenees: Ultra Trail Valls d’Àneu (96k/D+7.200m). The race covers 96km with 7,200 meters of positive gradient, starting Saturday 29JUL at 00.00 at Es-terri d’Àneu, heart of the Catalan Pyrenees. It runs through valleys, peaks and mountain villages such as Espot, Coma Negra, Puerto La Bonaigua or […]

July 24

TRAIL RUNNING GREECE: INTERVIEW WITH DIMITRI THEODORAKAKOS, FROM SALOMON HELLAS, BY MAYAYO AT ZAGORI.

  . The history of trail running and ultra trail at Greece may boast unique precedents such as the 246km run by messeger Phidipides from Athens to Sparta, requesting the lacedemonian warriors to join forces agains the Persian invaders. . The Zagori Mountain Running is now the most popular trail running event in Greece. While covering […]

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 […]

July 16

Kilian Jornet wins HardRock 100 Miles for the fourth time. He overcame a dislocated arm and ran to victory for 60 miles with arm on a sling.

    . Kilian Jornet has won his fourth consecutive Hardrock 100 Miles (162k/D+10.375m). It’s the fourth time Jornet has won the ultra-distance event held in Colorado, USA, and he did so despite running with a dislocated shoulder from kilometre 21. Jornet completed the race in a time of 24h 32’. After an early fall […]

July 11

Ehunmilak 2017: Basque Hundred Miles go to Javi Domínguez and Silvia Trigueros. Race reports 168k-88k-42k, videos and photos

. Ehunmilak means hundred miles in Basque. This year´s Ehunmilak 2017 marked the eighth edition of the Basque Hundred Miles which covers 168k/D+11.000m all over Goierri, the Basque highlands. Two main summits dominate the race, Txindoki and Aizkorri, while 1.200 trail runners enjoy three races  (42k-88k-168k) moving on through two different natural parks supported by 1.500 volunteers. […]

Luis Alberto Hernando celebrates gold at 2016 Skyrunning Ultra World Champs July 05

SKYRUNNING ULTRA EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP AT HIGH TRAIL VANOISE WITH LUIS ALBERTO HERNANDO, DANI GARCÍA, GEMMA ARENAS, EVA MOREDA…

. The first of the 2017 European Skyrunning Championships races kicks off this weekend in Val d’Isère, France, with a stacked field of 300 competitors heading up Europe’s highest race on July 8, 2017 in the Ultra category. The Odlo High Trail Vanoise is also valid for Skyrunner World Series ranking, is set in one of […]

July 05

International Trail Running Association responds to racket accusations from USA media and HardRock100 director

. The international Trail Running Association is a non-for-profit association that has just held its latest trail world championships, general assembly and elections at Badia Prataglia in Tuscany last June. Following those events, ont eh 27th of June two american media published a note with several race directors from small field races in the USA […]

July 04

Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord starts tomorrow: Six mountain races, from 10km to 223km. Full info, program and favorites.

    The countdown for the ninth Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord has begun and  everything is ready for the event to start. Year after year the event brings together people who love mountain running in six separate races that offer them an opportunity to enjoy the finest landscape of this Pyrenean country. From the start-finish […]

July 02

Ehunmilak 2017: Basque hundred miles comes up July 7th-9th. Three races with 1.200 entries and 1.500 volunteers

. Ehunmilak means hundred miles in Basque. This year´s Ehunmilak 2017 marks the eighth edition of the Basque Hundred Miles which covers 168k/D+11.000m all over Goierri, the Basque highlands. Two main summits dominate the race, those of Txindoki and Aizkorri, while 1.200 trail runners enjoy up to three races  (42k-88k-168k) races moving on through two different natural […]

June 26

KILIAN JORNET WINS AT MONT BLANC MARATHON. NEXT RACES AT HARDROCK, SIERRE ZINAL, UTMB, GLENCOE AND ULTRAPIRINEU

Originally posted on CARRERAS DE MONTAÑA, POR MAYAYO:
. Kilian Jornet volvió con victoria a las carreras de montaña tras su doble ascensión al Everest. El corredor de Salomon  arrancó hoy su temporada de trail con el Mont Blanc Marathon, venciendo por delante de Stian Argenmund-Vik y Max King. En los próximos meses competirá tambien…