Tag Archives: trail running basque country

June 03

ZEGAMA AIZKORRI ALPINE MARATHON 2019: Kilian Jornet and Elia Anne Dvergsdal wins the Zegama-Aizkorri

  A new victory for Kilian Jornet at Zegama, Kilian wins wins the Zegama-Aizkorri for the ninth time. The intense heat and strong sunlight didn’t stop Kilian Jornet to win again, in his tenth race in the event, secured a ninth victory in the Zegama-Aizkorri (42km and 2,736m of overall ascent) in a time of […]

May 28

ZEGAMA AIZKORRI ALPINE MARATHON 2019: RACE PREVIEW AND FAVORITES

  The Zegama-Aizkorri 2019 is here, this weekend. The 18th edition of Zegama-Aizkorri Mendi Maratoia will be held on the 2nd of June, 2019. Zegama Aizkorri will be the first stage of the second season of the Golden Trail World Series, the first of 7 races that will be disputed by the best trail runners. […]

May 29

ZEGAMA AIZKORRI ALPINE MARATHON 2017 GOES TO STIAN ARGENMUND AND MAITE MAIORA, WITH NEW CR.

  The Zegama-Aizkorri 2017 marathon has crowned Stian Argenmund and Maite Maiora, who also set new course records. The 16th edition was ran yesterday at the Basque Country in Spain under fresh but dry weather, in what promised to be most open field of the last years, due to the absence of such dominant players […]

February 28

Zegama Aizkorri 2015: Alpine Marathon & Vertical Kilometer. Entries list and more

The Zegama Aizkorri Alpine Marathon will start its 14th edition next May 2015. Yesterday its lottery was held, allocating 225 among nearly 6,000 candidates. The inaugural Vertical Kilometer race of this edition also held a draw. . Without doubt, the name of Zegama floats around in the the dreams of thousands of amateur and professional […]

November 12

Trail Running in the Basque Country: Video Mugalaris tribe from Irun, running at Erlaitz

Trail running in the Basque Country is a particularly strong movement. Both the quantity and the quality of the runners from this region are well known over Spain. But what is first and foremost admired from the Basque people all over Spain are its “aficionados” No trail runner plodding through the mud in these northen […]