Category Archives: ultra trail world tour

January 03

Ultra Trail World Tour 2018: AWARD CEREMONY – JANUARY 11, 2019

  After passing through Paris, Hong Kong and live on television, the Ultra-Trail World Tour Awards Ceremony was back in January 2019 in Barcelona with Volvic as its official partner! All the big names of the trail were present, as well as the representatives of the biggest races, to see the best trailers of 2018 […]

June 24

WESTERN STATES 2018 (162k/D+5370m) : RESULTS AND PICTURES. Jim Walmsley (record 14h30) and Courtny Daltwater win

. The Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run 2018 has seen Jim Walmsley y Courtney Daltwater as  winners, with a race record of 14h30 for Jim Walmsley. As we have mentioned in previous articles, this Ultra is the oldest 100 miles in the world, in 2018 the 369 runners suffered till 38ºC en carrera. Jim and François d´Haene fighted […]

June 22

Western States 2018 (162k/D+5370m) Race preview: History, course details and top runners.

. The Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run is the world’s oldest 100-mile trail race. Starting in Squaw Valley, California near the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics and ending 100.2 miles later in Auburn, California, Western States, in the decades since its inception in 1974, has come to represent one of the ultimate endurance tests in […]

May 12

TRAIL RUNNING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 AT PENYAGOLOSA TRAILS: HOW THE RACE UNFOLDED

  The Trail World Championships kicked off at 6am with a sprint, round the track at Universitat Jaume I. Luis Alberto seemed to be leading the sprint! We hope that’s a good sign! Runners from 49 countries gathered in Castellón, to see who will be crowned World Champions. At the Useres checkpoint at 31k Zach […]

May 07

TRAIL RUNNING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 AT PENYAGOLOSA TRAILS: PREVIEW. PROGRAM, RACE COURSE AND FAVORITES FROM Spain, France, UK, Italy, USA…)

. The 2018 Trail World Championships (TWC) will take place on Saturday May 12th 2018 in Castellón de la Plana in Spain. The event is co-organized by IAU (International Association of Ultrarunners), ITRA, Penyagolosa Trails and the Real Federación Española de Atletismo. It is th 4th edition of the TWC following previous events at France (Annecy 2015); Portugal (Peneda Geres 2016) and Italy […]

April 26

Ultra Trail Mount Fuji 2018 kicks off tomorrow, with Pau Capell, Bowman and Chaigneau among top favorites.

. ULTRA-TRAIL Mt. FUJI, one of the most international ultra-distance trail running events representing Japan, will kick off its 6th edition on Friday, April 27. The event comes back to the springtime since its last edition in September 2016 and no race in 2017. Spaniard Pau Capell is among top favorites after his win at […]

October 31

Ultra Trail World Tour 2018 includes again Spain´s Transgrancanaria and Penyagolosa, while Diagonale des Fous exits the series.

  On January 27th, 2018 Hong Kong 100 Ultramarathon will launch the new season of the Ultra-Trail® World Tour. This will be the guaranty to welcome again runners to discover authentic races and strengthen the roots of UTWT series with all the organizers involved.  The 2017 edition crowned François d´Haene and Andrea Huser as winners.   As […]

February 06

Ultra Trail World Tour 2016: Jonas Buud and Fionna Haywice win Tarawera Ultramarathon 103k (NZ)

. The first Ultra Trail World Tour back in 2014 hailed Nuria Picas & François d´Haene as world champions after a series of ten  ultra trail around the world. The second edition in 2015 added up the Eiger Ultra trail to the official series plus Madeira Island as future race. Once again, Nuria Picas came […]

April 12

Madeira Island Ultra Trail 2015 (17k-40k-80k-115k) Winners Luis Fernandes & Ester Alves. Race report, results and photos.

. The Madeira Island Ultra Trail in Portugal, is striving for further international projection having joined this 2015 the Ultra Trail World Tour as future race. Although not yet officially counting for the final results, it is  well on its way to do so in the coming years. Therefore, it was of special interest to […]