Tag Archives: sierre zinal

August 22

MOUNTAIN RUNNING HISTORY (1984-2019) AND FUTURE, BY JONATHAN WYATT. President WMRA & World Champion

  This interview with Jonathan Wyatt as WMRA president is the latest feature in our MOUNTAIN RUNNING section. World Mountain Running Association created back in 1984 the very first trail running international World Championships, which are holding in 2019 its 35th edition at the iconic K42 Patagonia.   Also, the World Mountain Running Association holds […]

August 11

SIERRE ZINAL 2019: MOUNTAIN RUNNING WORLD CUP. KILIAN JORNET AND MAUDE MATHYS SMASH THE RECORDS

. ¡SIERRE ZINAL 2019 LIVE! Since 4.45 the race was on for the popular “touristes” as they are locally baptized, with the elites taking off at 10AM for a total of 5.000 mountain runners on the go. Kilian Jornet and Maude Mathys took the gold ans smashed the previous male and female records by about […]

March 25

SPAIN TO DEBUT IN WMRA CHAMPIONSHIPS AT K42 PATAGONIA! SPANISH NATIONAL TEAM TO CHALLENGE AFRICAN MOUNTAIN RUNNING DOMINANCE.

  Spanish national team is set to make its debut at the WMRA World Champs 2019 in K42 Patagonia. The RFEA TRAIL RUNNING team will compete for its first time in the TWO official World Championships supported by IAAF. In June the spanish team will run in the 5th edition of the World Championships organized […]

February 07

WMRA: MOUNTAIN RUNNING WORLD CUP 2019 Calendar available now

  World Mountain Running Association launch the 2019 World Cup calendar with 7 races, 7 exciting and unique races in 7 different countries… 140km of mountain racing tracks… 9300m+ of elevation with 5600m- of descent… And a total prize pool across all of the races including the overall World Cup ranking of approximately  56,000€.  It […]

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 […]

August 14

Kilian Jornet wins at Sierre Zinal for the fith time. Lucy Wambiu leads the women. Race report and results.

.   Spaniard Kilian Jornet and Kenyan Lucy Wambui won the 44th edition of the classic Sierre-Zinal, with 4,350 runners enrolled in the race. This mountain race is held in Switzerland over a a 31k/D+2,000m course that stands out for its history, atmosphere and big cash prizes. . Kilian achieved his fifth victory, after 2009, […]