Tag Archives: trail running spain

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 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 […]

September 13

Javier Domínguez Ledo from Vibram Team wins Tor des Geants 2017 and sets new record 67h52m

  Javi Domínguez Ledo from the Vibram team has wom Tor des Geants 2017 on grand style, setting a new 67h52m record. After Oscar Perez in 2012 and Iker Karrera in 2013,Dominguez is now the third spaniard to win at Courmayeur after completing the gruelling 330k/D+24.000m. Javi is  best known for his four victories at […]

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 […]

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, […]

August 09

Ultra Trail Mont Blanc: The film, Le Film, La Película. Memories from the best of UTMB 2016.

. Ultra Trail Mont Blanc 2017 is coming up, just round the corner. After all those years, it has consolidated itself as the global trail running summit. Ever since we started covering it live back in 2008, the event has escalated both in terms of races held, trailrunners involved and must of all media impact. […]

July 26

ALPINULTRAS 2017 SERIES CLIMBS CATALAN PYRENEES FOR ITS SECOND STAGE AT ULTRA TRAIL VALLS D´ANEU (96k/D+7.200m)

. Alpinultras 2017 reaches this  its‘indómita’ race at Catalan Pyrenees: Ultra Trail Valls d’Àneu (96k/D+7.200m). The race covers 96km with 7,200 meters of positive gradient, starting Saturday 29JUL at 00.00 at Es-terri d’Àneu, heart of the Catalan Pyrenees. It runs through valleys, peaks and mountain villages such as Espot, Coma Negra, Puerto La Bonaigua or […]

July 17

SKYRUNNING EXTREME SERIES KICKS OFF AT GRAN PARADISO WITH MAITE MAIORA AND BHIM GURUNG AS LEADERS

. The first of the 2017 Skyrunning Extreme races kicked off in  Italy´s Royal Ultra Skymarathon yesterday over a 55k/D+4144m course. Spain´s  Maite Maiora and Nepal´s Bhim Gurung took the first victory in the season at Gran Paradiso National Park.   _________________ . ROYAL ULTRA SKYMARATHON 2017 RACE REPORT . From an unusual start on top […]

July 16

Kilian Jornet wins HardRock 100 Miles for the fourth time. He overcame a dislocated arm and ran to victory for 60 miles with arm on a sling.

    . Kilian Jornet has won his fourth consecutive Hardrock 100 Miles (162k/D+10.375m). It’s the fourth time Jornet has won the ultra-distance event held in Colorado, USA, and he did so despite running with a dislocated shoulder from kilometre 21. Jornet completed the race in a time of 24h 32’. After an early fall […]

July 11

Ehunmilak 2017: Basque Hundred Miles go to Javi Domínguez and Silvia Trigueros. Race reports 168k-88k-42k, videos and photos

. Ehunmilak means hundred miles in Basque. This year´s Ehunmilak 2017 marked the eighth edition of the Basque Hundred Miles which covers 168k/D+11.000m all over Goierri, the Basque highlands. Two main summits dominate the race, Txindoki and Aizkorri, while 1.200 trail runners enjoy three races  (42k-88k-168k) moving on through two different natural parks supported by 1.500 volunteers. […]