Tag Archives: kilian jornet

November 09

GOLDEN TRAIL WORLD SERIES 2019: SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED FOR THE 7 RACES

  In 2018, the best short-distance trail runners on the planet convened to race head-to-head at five of the most prestigious trail races on the calendar as part of the inaugural Golden Trail Series. The top 10 men and women in the season-long points standings earned a spot in the Grand Final at the Otter […]

October 22

GOLDEN TRAIL SERIES 2018: STIAN ANGERMUND-VIK AND RUTH CROFT WIN SEASON-LONG GOLDEN TRAIL SERIES TITLES

  The Grand Finale of the inaugural Golden Trail Series brought the world’s top 10 men and women marathon distance trail runners of the 2018 season to South Africa to compete for the Series crown at the Otter Trail Run on Saturday, October 20. With solid performances yet again, it was a pair of established […]

October 15

GOLDEN TRAIL SERIES 2018: Finale Set for South Africa Otter Trail Run on 20 October

  The Grand Finale of the Golden Trail Series is bringing the world’s top 10 men and women marathon distance trail runners to South Africa to compete for the Series crown at the Otter Trail Run on 20 October. Trail running superstar and series leader Kilian Jornet (Team Salomon) will toe the start line against […]

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 […]

July 09

NEW RECORD FOR KILIAN JORNET IN BOB GRAHAM ROUND: 12H52

  Kilian Jornet has completed the Bob Graham Round with a new record in 12h53, the legendary route by the British fells with about 106km and 8.200 m of positive altitude beating last record owned by Billy Bland in 1982 in about 1h.   _____________________ . KILIAN JORNET BEATS BOB GRAHAM ROUND’S RECORD   After broken […]

July 02

MARATHON MONT BLANC 2018: Kilian Jornet and Ruth Croft Winners. Eli Gordon third; Aritz Egea fifth. Results and photos Salomon Golden trail series

. Kilian Jornet has won the Marathon Mont Blanc with a time of 3h54’54’’, three months after breaking his fibula, Kilian Jornet returned to racing to compete in the second event in the Golden Trail Series. Marc Lauenstein (3h58’15’’) was second and Stian Angermund-Vik (4h00’07’’) arrived third, Aritz Egea was the first Spaniard in Top5 . Ruth Croft […]

March 20

Kilian Jornet officially confirms two month recovery after broken fibula at Pierra Menta, yet no additional surgery will be required.

  Kilian Jornet fell when racing at Pierra Menta last weekend and broke  his fibula. His team has officially confirmed today that will be out of action for at least two months and will miss the end of the ski season, although he won’t need surgery. Kilian was leading the race together with his teammate Jakob Hermann […]

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 […]

November 22

Kilian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg document their Cho Oyu expedition on the short mountain film “Testing Ourselves”

. . Kilian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg launched yesterday the short film “Testing Ourselves”. The film narrates the express acclimatization process as followed by them during their last expedition to the Himalayas, where both tried to climb the Cho Oyu together, before Kilian went on to face his Everest ascent. In addition to the scientific […]

September 03

Kilian Jornet is beaten for the first time at UTMB. Came in second to D´Haene after three previous victories

  .   François d´Haene and Nuria Picas won the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc hundred miles 2017. Kilian Jornet came second to François after a closely fought race with the Frenchman. After his previous first three victories, it was the fourth time Jornet has taken part in the Alpine classic. This time, in a race dominated […]