Tag Archives: ultra trail spain

May 12

TRAIL RUNNING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 AT PENYAGOLOSA TRAILS: HOW THE RACE UNFOLDED

  The Trail World Championships kicked off at 6am with a sprint, round the track at Universitat Jaume I. Luis Alberto seemed to be leading the sprint! We hope that’s a good sign! Runners from 49 countries gathered in Castellón, to see who will be crowned World Champions. At the Useres checkpoint at 31k Zach […]

May 07

TRAIL RUNNING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 AT PENYAGOLOSA TRAILS: PREVIEW. PROGRAM, RACE COURSE AND FAVORITES FROM Spain, France, UK, Italy, USA…)

. The 2018 Trail World Championships (TWC) will take place on Saturday May 12th 2018 in Castellón de la Plana in Spain. The event is co-organized by IAU (International Association of Ultrarunners), ITRA, Penyagolosa Trails and the Real Federación Española de Atletismo. It is th 4th edition of the TWC following previous events at France (Annecy 2015); Portugal (Peneda Geres 2016) and Italy […]

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 […]

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. […]

June 07

UTMB 2017 confirms spaniards as second largest group, after french. 92 nationalities to be present.

. Trail running is a global sport already, and ever more so. Today the organizers of Ultra Trail Mont Blanc have issued a key figures summary whereby we confirm that almost 100 nationalities wil be present there. And, after the french, spaniards will be once again the most numerous group to race around Pays du […]

June 02

DESAFIO EL CAINEJO KICKED OFF ALPINULTRAS 2017 SERIES AT PICOS DE EUROPA.

. Last weekend saw the first race of the Alpinultras Series 2017 held in the little village of Caín at Picos de Europa mountain range in northern Spain. The series comprise four alpine mountain races with offer a total of 323 kms and 27,000 meters positive ascent. It is necessary to complete at least three […]

March 21

TRAIL RUNNING SPAIN: K42 MALLORCA RACE REPORT BY TRACY DEAN, 2nd woman overall (RAIDLIGHT – MOUNTAIN FUEL)

. The mountains of Spain host over a thousand trail running events per year, from the Pyrenees to Lanzarote. The Balearic Islands are among those territories blessed with a superb combination of well know beaches and vertical mountain trails to enjoy, climbing up to over 1.400m high at the Serra Tramuntana. . This 2017 the […]

November 29

Gran Trail Peñalara 2017 (11k-60k-110k): Last hours to enter, before DEC1 lottery. Race report by Casey Morgan.

.  Gran Trail Peñalara ultra trail was launched back in 2010 aimed at commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the mountain club RSEA Peñalara, which was celebrated in 2013. Ever since, the race has grown up to become the most important annual trail running event in central Spain. This 2017 the 8th edition of the […]

July 18

ULTRA SIERRA NEVADA 103KM BY CASEY MORGAN (3rd overall): Personal race report & Videointerview with Mayayo

. The third edition of the Ultra Trail Sierra Nevada´s demanding 103km climb to Veleta Peak over 3.000 meters high enjoyed over 1.300 runners from 14 countries, including the likes of Esther Alves (Salomon from Portugal); Gediminas Grinius (Vibram, from Latvia) and Casey Morgan (Compressport – Scotland) Right after crossing the finish line, we take […]

December 27

PICOS DE EUROPA: OCHO LUNAS MULTISTAGE ULTRA TRAIL AT NATIONAL PARK. (300K/D+40.000m/June11-18)

. The Picos de Europa massif in northern Spain always provide a framework of great beauty for trail running and mountain lovers: Rugged terrain, charming villages and most usually high technical demands per kilometer. Names of races like Travesera de Picos, Desafío El Cainejo or Transvaldeónica are well known and highly regarded by aficionados. This […]