Category Archives: trail running

April 10

MARATHON DES SABLES MOROCCO 2018: EL MORABITY AND BOULET LEADERS AFTER STAGE 2 (Ran 69k/250K) REPORT, RESULTS AND PHOTOS

. The second stage of the MARATHON DES SABLES was held yesterday Apr 10th over 39km.  The course immersed the 976 competitors who took this morning’s start in the “desert hell”: tons of sand, a huge jebel to climb and descent, and oppressive heat due to a very high humidity level and a great contrast […]

April 09

MARATHON DES SABLES MOROCCO 2018: EL MORABITY AND SEDYKH LEADERS AFTER STAGE 1 (30k) REPORT, RESULTS AND PHOTOS

. The start of the MARATHON DES SABLES was given at 9AM (GMT) yesterday April 8th.  977 competitors threw themselves into the 30 kilometres of a first stage opening an amazing 33rd edition. The Marathon des Sables magic as an ultratrail comes not really from the challeng of finishing, since every edition sees home around […]

April 04

MARATHON DES SABLES MOROCCO 2018 (6-16APR/250km): PROGRAM AND FAVORITES El Morabity, Grinius, Huaman, Huser, Boulet, Watson and more…

  The Marathon des Sables magic as an ultratrail comes not really from the challeng of finishing, since every edition sees home around 90% of the entries, way above the usual 60-70% ratios of truly demanding ultras all over the world. Sables is more about shared camaraderie under the desert skies, a personal experience for […]

February 15

INOV-8 G-SERIES: NEW GRAPHENE SOLE. A WORLD FIRST, AS PRESENTED BY MICHAEL PRICE (Inov-8)AT ISPO MUNICH

Inov-8 recently announced a world-first in the sports footwear market by incorporating graphene into running shoes via the new Inov-8 G Series. following a unique collaboration with scientific experts. The British brand has teamed up with The University of Manchester to become the first-ever company to incorporate graphene into running and fitness shoes. . Graphene […]

February 06

Kilian Jornet returns to competition: Skimo World Cup, then on to Grande Course´s Altitoy, Pierra Menta and Tour du Rutor.

  . Kilian Jornet returns to  competition three months after his shoulder surgery. He will participate in the Skimo World Cup  on February 8 and 9 in Sant Vincent, France, then go on to his main objective at the Grande Course where he will compete in three iconic events such as Pierra Menta, Tour de […]

February 04

BEST TRAIL RUNNING, SKI AND MOUNTAIN GEAR 2018 FROM SALOMON, LA SPORTIVA, MERRELL, GORETEX, GARMIN, PATAGONIA, PETZL, ALTRA, TERNUA, RAIDLIGHT, CAMP, GRIVEL, TNF, ADIDAS…

. Last week we were live at the 48th edition of the ISPO Munich ski and mountain fair, with all the great novelties for the global market in mountain sports, trail running, skimo and more. This 2018, our reportersPaula Bueno and Mayayo came back to  us from Munich with some of the most outstanding products […]

January 24

THE SPINE RACE 2018 BY SIMON GFELLER, 2ND OVERALL: VIDEO, PERSONAL RACE REPORT AND PHOTOS.

.. The Spine Race 2018 finished last Sunday after a most challending edition of its 450km aimed at Hadrian´s Wall in th United Kingdom. Victory went to Czech Pavel Palovny yet Simon Gfeller put on an impressive performance. The swiss runner lives and trains in Malaga, under the sun and warmth of spanish Costa del […]

January 23

BUFF Mountain Festival 2018 (30June). Entries open. Trail running, mountain biking, bouldering and new mountain duathlon. All at Vall de Boí in Pyrenees.

. The Buff Mountain Festival will close up the 2018 Marathon Cup in a perfect location for mountain biking. The final event of the championship will take place in Barruera, in the heart of Vall de Boí, as part of the great weekend of outdoor sport that is the BUFF® Mountain Festival on 30 June […]

December 25

Brooks Caldera 2 trail running review by Mayayo. Long distance trail running shoes, by Brooks Running.

. Brooks Caldera 2 moves on as a comfortable long distance trail runing shos. The Caldera shoe came out last year as a new addition among the Brooks Running trail catalogue, coming together with Brooks Cascadia, Brooks Mazama and Brooks Pure Grit. These brand new Brooks Caldera 2 comes with just a few changes on […]

December 15

ALPINULTRAS 2018: Toughest ultra trail series in Spain launches its third edition, totalling 219k/D+18.000m from Pyrenees to Picos de Europa.

. Alpinultras 2018 was presented yesterday at Huesca, by the central Pyrenees. The third edition of the project is once again dedicated to promoting great endurance traverses over high mountains, by means of seal of health studies, race series and permanent trail, trekking  and mountain bike centers. . The race series will total 219k/D+18.000m to […]