Category Archives: Ultra Trail

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

December 06

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU, THE END: “BE IN THE MOMENT” BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru is now over, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair leading the pack from start to finish over its 250km.  After previous notes on  prerace report with favorites and race data, the bivouac zero experience, thoughts on the simple life, survival creativity, hunger an even thoughts of morphing into a snake, today our […]

December 05

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU 2017, FINAL 250KM: WINNERS RACHID EL MORABITY AND NATHALIE MAUCLAIR

  Marathon des Sables Peru finished yesterday, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair as winners.  The sixth and last stage of the MARATHON DES SABLES PERU saw 222 finishers, ,who have shared an extraordinary adventure that will leave them with imperishable memories.   ________________________. . MARATHON DES SABLES PERU 2017: FINAL STAGE The final arrival of […]

December 04

TRAIL RUNNING 2017 ANNUAL REPORT BY ITRA: GLOBAL RANKING, WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018-19, ANTI DOPING.

The International Running Association is associated with IAAF to manage the global development of trail running over the world. Since its official launch in 2013 it has carried out a significant number of initiatives which we survey here as they stand now at the end of 2017. __________________ . INTERNATIONAL TRAIL RUNNING ASSOCIATION: EVOLUTION 2012 […]

December 04

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU, STAGE 5-42k: “SNAKE” BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru saw its fith stage yesterday, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair leading the pack as the finish line comes ever closer. After previous notes on  prerace report with favorites and race data, the bivouac zero experience, thoughts on the simple life, survival creativity and hunger, today our special correspondent Gediminas Grinius shares […]