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January 14

Hong Kong 100 kicks off Ultra trail world Tour 2017. Winners Nuria Picas and Yun Quiao. Race report, results and photos.

The Ultra Trail World Tour 2017 is on! The Vibram Hong Kong 100 was its kick-off today. The city of hills was once again the center of the ultra trail world, with an outstanding cast of front runners, despite running in January. Among the favorites were Nuria Picas, Javi Domínguez and Silvia Trigueros along with […]

April 07

Trail Running Spain: Ultra Pirineu 2014 at Bagá (Catalonia) sold out 100k-42k races as it takes over from Ultra Cavalls del Vent 2013.

The new Ultra Pirineu 2014 has just announced it has sold out all its entries for the four races coming up next September 20th.  Come share with us a look back at 2012 & 2013 great races, plus detailed info on 2014 edition. ________________ FROM CAVALLS DEL VENT TO ULTRA PIRINEU, THE ORIGINS.  Cavalls del […]

Templiers 2012: Race report,video, results and photos. Winners: Fabien Antolinos (FR) and Nuria Picas (ES)

The  2012 Skyrunning season held its final race last Sunday 28th October at the classic 72k Course des Templiers in Millau, France. The race took place under cold below zero temperatures and over mud leftover from heavy rains the previous days. Fabien Antolinos and Nuria Picas were the race winners, with the later winning as well […]

Skyrunning 2012: Kinabalu Climbathlon. Favorites Kilian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg claim their world titles.

Congratulations to the Skyrunning World series 2012 champions! Kilian Jornet becomes skyrunning king once again, making it his fourth time round. Sweden’s Emelie Forsberg  achievves the women´s title for the first time.  ___________ KINABALU CLIMBATHLON RACE REPORT.  Winners: Emelie and Kilian  The Kinabalu Climbathlon changed its traditional course for 2012, setting on a shortes, less steeper version. […]

Skyrunning 2012: Kinabalu Climbathlon. New course, with Kilian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg as favorites.

The Skyrunning 2012 season will conclude tomorrow Sunday, October 14 at the classic Kinabalu Climbathlon -new course this year- in Malaysia. Leading the ranking, Kilian Jornet (ESP) needs only a third place to achieve his fourth world champion title. Among the women, Emelie Forsberg  (SWE) arrives as favorite to the title as well.  Updated 15oct: Kilian Jornet and […]

Skyrunning: Ultra Cavalls del Vent 2012 Video, Photos and results. Winners: Kilian Jornet & Nuria Picas

The skyrunning ultra Cavalls del Vent was won this year by Kilian Jornet and Nuria Picas, both excelling and setting new course records. Unfortunately, all 1.000 runners endured this year heavy weather conditions, resulting in only 223 finishers. Worst of all, veteran female ultrarunner Teresa farriol i rafel died of hypothermia. Our race correspondent, Ander […]

Skyrunning: Ultra Cavalls del Vent (85K/D+6.100m) live tomorrow with Kilian Jornet, Anton Krupicka, Dakota Jones, Miguel Heras, Anna Frost and many top sky runners.

The Ultra Cavalls del Vent 2012  will start tomorrow at 9h from Baga, and the winner is expected back in town around 18h, taking around 9 hours to complete the circular mountain trip. Race favorites read like a who is who of the sport these day with Kilian Jornet, Anna Frost, Anton Kupricka, Tófol Castanyer, Joe Grant, Miguel Heras, Dakota Jones, Nuria Picas, Emma […]

Skygames 2012 Final winners: Spain takes the team title. Luis Alberto Hernando and Nuria Picas the individuals.

The Skygames 2012 have celebrated its final mountain races, with the Skymarathon as the main course for the whole event, then moving on to the final combined rankings and results. In those, Luis Alberto Hernando (ESP) and Nuria Picas (ESP) won the individual combined titles. Spain dominated  the team rankings with 1.404 points; Italy second at 448 […]

Skyrunning rankings 2012: Spaniards leading 3/4 categories, with Jornet, Hernando & Picas.

 The 2012 Skyrunner World Series and Skyrace series have taken off to a well known rythm, as spaniards have once again raced each other to lead three out of four categories. Kilian Jornet, Luis Alberto Hernando y Nuria Picas  lead, with ony Zhanna Vohkueva from Russia as counterweight in the fourth category.  However, the season has […]