Tag Archives: ultra running

December 03

OMAN BY UTMB (NOV29-137/D+7800M): JASON SCHLARB AND DIEGO PAZOS JOINT WINNERS, ANNA-MARIE WATSON WINS ON WOMEN

.   This weekend OmanbyUTM was celebrated in the Oman Sultanate, 137k, 7,800 vertical gain and 6 ITRA points, second of the races for these ByUTMB series after the GaoligongByUTMB held in China last march.  Next will be the UshuaiaByUTBM in April 2019. UTMB International arrived to Oman to be the location of a new extrem ultra-trail […]

September 13

UTMB INTERNATIONAL: USHUAIA BY UTMB (APRIL 5-7, 2019). ARGENTINA TO HOST THE THIRD OF THE EVENTS

. UTMB international presents in Chamonix a new race, this time the race will be hosted in Argentina, a remote place in the globe. USHUAIA by UTMB has born.       UTMB INTERNATIONAL: THREE RACES, THREE COUNTRIES   The Gaoligong by UTMB was the first event in the world to be labelled by UTMB […]

July 31

ULTRA TRAIL TRAINING: RYAN SANDES SHARES KEY TIPS FOR HIS 1.046KM RECORD AT HIMALAYA TRAIL

. Ultra trail training is most demanding, both because the physical and mental challenges it poses. Ultrarunner Ryan Sandes and compatriot Ryno Griesel completed a Fastest Known Time (FKT) on the Great Himalaya Trail back in March. Now,  Ryan shares key insight into how tough it was just to prepare adequately for it. Training smartly first, and then running […]

May 21

UTMB International: OMAN BY UTMB (NOV29-137/D+7800M) joins GaoligongbyUTMB. Registrations open.

.   Trailrunning is being global and this is a very good example. Last March we introduced you the GaoligongbyUTMB in China, this was the first incursion by UTMB International out of France. In China our colleague @abel.defrutos run one of the events (RCE 125k) and shared us through our social media all his experiences there.     This time UTMB […]

April 10

MARATHON DES SABLES MOROCCO 2018: EL MORABITY AND BOULET LEADERS AFTER STAGE 2 (Ran 69k/250K) REPORT, RESULTS AND PHOTOS

. The second stage of the MARATHON DES SABLES was held yesterday Apr 10th over 39km.  The course immersed the 976 competitors who took this morning’s start in the “desert hell”: tons of sand, a huge jebel to climb and descent, and oppressive heat due to a very high humidity level and a great contrast […]

April 09

MARATHON DES SABLES MOROCCO 2018: EL MORABITY AND SEDYKH LEADERS AFTER STAGE 1 (30k) REPORT, RESULTS AND PHOTOS

. The start of the MARATHON DES SABLES was given at 9AM (GMT) yesterday April 8th.  977 competitors threw themselves into the 30 kilometres of a first stage opening an amazing 33rd edition. The Marathon des Sables magic as an ultratrail comes not really from the challeng of finishing, since every edition sees home around […]

April 04

MARATHON DES SABLES MOROCCO 2018 (6-16APR/250km): PROGRAM AND FAVORITES El Morabity, Grinius, Huaman, Huser, Boulet, Watson and more…

  The Marathon des Sables magic as an ultratrail comes not really from the challeng of finishing, since every edition sees home around 90% of the entries, way above the usual 60-70% ratios of truly demanding ultras all over the world. Sables is more about shared camaraderie under the desert skies, a personal experience for […]

December 06

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU, THE END: “BE IN THE MOMENT” BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru is now over, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair leading the pack from start to finish over its 250km.  After previous notes on  prerace report with favorites and race data, the bivouac zero experience, thoughts on the simple life, survival creativity, hunger an even thoughts of morphing into a snake, today our […]

December 05

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU 2017, FINAL 250KM: WINNERS RACHID EL MORABITY AND NATHALIE MAUCLAIR

  Marathon des Sables Peru finished yesterday, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair as winners.  The sixth and last stage of the MARATHON DES SABLES PERU saw 222 finishers, ,who have shared an extraordinary adventure that will leave them with imperishable memories.   ________________________. . MARATHON DES SABLES PERU 2017: FINAL STAGE The final arrival of […]

December 04

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU, STAGE 5-42k: “SNAKE” BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru saw its fith stage yesterday, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair leading the pack as the finish line comes ever closer. After previous notes on  prerace report with favorites and race data, the bivouac zero experience, thoughts on the simple life, survival creativity and hunger, today our special correspondent Gediminas Grinius shares […]