Tag Archives: ultra trail spain

September 13

ALPINULTRAS 2019: CANFRANC ALPINULTRAS CELEBRATES ITS 13TH EDITION, AS WMRA 2020 WORLD CUP CANDIDATE

. Canfranc-Canfranc arrives as second stage for Alpinultras series, after Tenerife Blue Trail and before Desafío Cainejo which had to be moved by the end of this month due the bad weather. The 100k/D+8.848m challenging course links three ski resorts and suumits up to ten iconic peaks in the Pyrenees, after thirteen editions in crescendo, […]

May 16

ALPINULTRAS 2019: Kick off at the hearth of Picos de Europa, DESAFIO EL CAINEJO, beautiful yet extreme challenge.

. On May 18 at dawn the bagpipe will sound again at Caín de Valdeón. This small town of Leon will honor again to Gregorio Pérez “El Cainejo”, the humble shepherd who back in 1904 achieved the impossible, guiding the first ascent to the never before climbed Naranjo de Bulnes. After the horn, a small […]

September 02

KILIAN JORNET RETIRED DUE TO A BEE´S STING: PERSONAL DECLARATIONS. 

..   Kilian Jornet retired from the UTMB 2018 when close to the Bonatti refuge 92k due to a bee´sting. Having been stung just three hours before the race, he then suffered an allergic reaction and stomach pains after the wound. Watch and read below, Kilian Jornet’s statement after retiring from the UTMB after he […]

September 01

ULTRA TRAIL MONT BLANC 2018: THE UTMB WEEK SUMMARY. SEVEN GREAT RACES IN THE ALPS

. UTMB 2018 is finishing, the Ultra Trail of Montblanc that was born in 2003, with 700 hundred runners, now it holds 10,000 runners and 2,000 volunteers from 100 different countries, starting in Chamonix from August 27th to September 2nd, seven races has been driven around the Mont Blanc crossing 3 different countries France, Italy […]

August 26

ULTRA TRAIL MONT BLANC 2018: PROGRAM, RACES AND FAVORITES

. UTMB 2018 is coming, the Ultra Trail of Montblanc was born in 2003, with 700 hundred runners, now it holds 10,000 runners and 2,000 volunteers from 100 different countries, starting in Chamonix from August 27th to September 2nd, seven races will driven around the Mont Blanc crossing 3 different countries France, Italy and Switzerland. […]

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 […]