Author Archives: adefrutos

August 17

COROS GPS WATCHES: COROS LAUNCHES THE VERTIX 2

COROS GPS WATCHES: COROS launches the VERTIX 2. Our GPS WATCH section brings us today the launch of the new COROS VERTIX 2. The second version of the most mountainous watch from COROS GLOBAL. With this worldwide launch, COROS rises one step more within GPS watches, if not surpassing, some of its competitors. In this […]

August 04

WMRA WORLD CUP 2021 STAGE 5: SIERRE-ZINAL ARRIVES WITH 31KM| 2200m+

WMRA WORLD CUP 2021 STAGE 5: SIERRE-ZINAL ARRIVES WITH 31KM| 2200m+. Our WMRA WORLD CUP 2021  section bring us probably the the biggest mountain race in the world, Sierre-Zinal!! This is the WMRA next long distance mountain race, at 31km with 2200m of ascent, and it traditionally attracts the most competitive field of all the […]

January 07

ULTRA TRAIL MONTBLANC 2021: Registrations opened!!

. Following the cancellation of the 2020 edition of UTMB Mont Blanc due to the COVID-19 pandemic, UTMB has opened registrations for the event in 2021 which will be hold in Chamonix between August 23 to 29. Now, everything’s ready for the 18th edition of the UTMB Mont-Blanc. Registrations have been opened in January, and […]

December 22

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2021: CALENDAR ANNOUNCED FOR 2021

. As announced last year, due to the global effects of the Coronavirus COVID-19, the Skyrunner World Series took decision of cancelling the circuit for 2020. Now, the circuit is back in 2021, or it should and the organization announces the calendar for next year. Although the state of the world in 2021 is still […]

October 12

Sifan Hassan runs new 10,000m European record in Hengelo

Sifan Hassan (Ned) has set a new European record on the 10.000m at the FBK After Summer Competition in Hengelo, the Netherlands. Hassan crossed the line in 29:36:67 after 25 laps in rainy conditions to beat the previous record of Paula Radcliffe which stood at 30:01:09 since 2002. Sifan Hassan runs new 10,000m European record […]

October 08

MOZART 100 ULTRATRAIL: ACQUIRED BY IRONMAN GROUP

. The Ironman Group expands Trail Running portfolio with acquisition of Mozart 100 race in Austria. The IRONMAN Group announced it has acquired the Mozart 100 trail running event, held annually in the Austrian city of Salzburg, birthplace of the world-renowned Austrian composer and the event’s namesake. It is the first major trail-running event in Europe […]

October 08

NN Valencia World Record Day: Joshua Cheptegei and Letesenbet Gidey destroys 10000m and 5000 World Records

Joshua Cheptegei and Letesenbet Gidey assaulted yesterday the 10000m and 5000m in Valencia. With a final time of 26:11:00 Joshua Cheptegei destroyed the last Kenenis Bekele’s World Record, while in the women side, Letesenbet Gidey made a big race with 4 seconds margin stopping the time in 14:06.62. Two new World records for the city […]

October 05

WMRA: Sylvain Cachard and Sara McCormack conquered Trofeo Nasego

Trofeo Nasego became, with today’s edition, an international event of mountain running and, in absence of WorldChamps, he aim for a new milestone in running on mountains. The Italian titles were for Puppi and Ghelfi, but Nasego confirms us the presence of some the top international runners who even in the year of the pandemic […]

October 02

NN Valencia World Record Day: Joshua Cheptegei to assault on the world 10,000m record Valencia on Wednesday October 7

Joshua Cheptegei to assault on the world 10,000m record Valencia on Wednesday October 7. Joshua Cheptegei, the hottest property in global endurance running, hopes to create another magical moment in his rising career as he plans an assault on the world 10,000m record at the NN Valencia World Record Day on Wednesday October 7 at […]

September 16

WORLD RECORD FOR THE MOST ELEVATION GAIN IN 24H: ELISE DELANNOY WILL ATTEMPT TO BEAT A MEN’S WORLD RECORD!

Rare indeed so the spotlight is on her, Élise Delannoy will try to beat the world record for the most elevation gain in 24 hours. Originally from Northern France, Élise trains on slag heaps to prepare for her trail running competitions that she participates in throughout the year. Despite her limited training grounds, she was […]

September 10

ICE CLIMBING AT KILIMANJARO: Will Gadd faces climate change realities ascending Kilimanjaro

ICE CLIMBING AT KILIMANJARO: Canadian ice climbing legend Will Gadd revisited the highest point in Africa back in February 2020 to make the last ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania before climate change sees the ice glacier melt away forever. “The Last Ascent” is the title of the film documenting the return of Will Gadd […]

September 09

UTMB for the Planet 2020: A great success for the first edition with a total of 100,000 euros donated to WWF France

.   UTMB for the Planet, the digital and unifying initiative launched after the cancellation of the UTMB Mont-Blanc, has come to a close. From July 20 to August 30, UTMB for the Planet provided the global community of trail runners with an innovative way to interact remotely and to take on new challenges in […]

July 21

UTMB 2020: UTMB FOR THE PLANET LAUNCHED

.   The UTMB for the Planet Virtual Races are now live, giving runners from around the globe the chance to test themselves across four distances based on the legendary races of UTMB Mont Blanc: the OCC, the CCC, UTMB and PTL. Announced a month ago, UTMB for the Planet invites runners to participate in […]

July 13

CIMALP SPORTWEAR REVIEW: Trail Running Shorts 2in1 CIMALP AOSTE H and the Trail Running T-Shirt CIMALP SPRINT LIGHT H

. Our Trail Running material section brings you up today the new trail running clothing, the 2in1 Trail Running Shorts CIMALP AOSTE H and the Trail Running T-Shirt CIMALP SPRINT LIGHT H, two sportwear items from Cimalp that complements the Trail Running Shoe 864 Drop control which we are currently testing for you. This T-Shirt […]

July 09

GARMIN GPS SOLAR: GARMIN COMMITS FOR THE SOLAR TECHNOLOGY

  Today in our GPS WATCH section we present you the latest Garmin news for 2020. In an online presentation through Microsoft Teams in which we had the opportunity to attend. Garmin has reaffirmed its commitment to solar technology with the launch of the Fenix ​​6 PRO Solar, Instinct Solar and Tactix Delta Solar series. […]

July 07

TRANSVULCANIA 2020 FINALLY CANCELLED: THE COVID-19 MAKES THE TRANSVULCANIA CANCELLED

. Transvulcania 2020 will be finally cancelled due the COVID-19 outbreak. The international health situation caused by Covid-19 forces the cancellation of Transvulcania. The restrictions laid down by the European Union on passenger traffic from third countries and the inability to ensure the health of participants, family members and fans require the organization to postpone […]

June 30

WMRA: TROFEO CIOLO, MOUNTAIN RUNNING IS BACK IN ITALY

. The first mountain running race in Italy after lockdown took place at the weekend. Changes were made to the race to minimize any risk, so it wasn’t quite back to normal, but it’s certainly a significant step in a return to mountain running competition. Francesco Puppi emerged victorious in the men’s competition with a […]

June 27

TROFEO KIMA VAL MASINO (SO) 2020: The 21st edition is cancelled due COVID-19 outbreak

. Trofeo Kima, all eyes on 2022. It is with a heavy heart and the best intentions that the organizing committee of the Grande Corsa sul Sentiero Roma have had to accept that the 2020 edition of Trofeo Kima cannot go ahead given the current pandemic, despite their hopes and efforts. They acknowledge that hosting […]

June 23

UTMB 2020: UTMB launches “UTMB FOR THE PLANET” the virtual race of UTMB

.   Following the cancellation of the 2020 edition of UTMB Mont Blanc due to the COVID-19 pandemic, UTMB launches of UTMB FOR THE PLANET, a digital sporting event to unite the community. For this new adventure, UTMB offers the runners 4 virtual races based on the main distances of the event; UTMB® Virtual 50, UTMB® Virtual […]

June 18

CIMALP 864 DROP CONTROL V2.0 REVIEW: Trail running shoe with progressive drop (8-6-4mm) and Vibram Megagrip sole (100€)

. Our Trail Running Shoes section brings you up today the new CIMALP 864 DROP CONTROL V2.0, a new trail running shoe that offers us different DROPs, depending on the sole we use, we can have a 8-6-4 mm drop that we can use to move our stride to a more natural one. CimAlp has […]

June 17

TOR DES GEANTS 2020: Tor des Géants, Tor des Glaciers, Tot Dret and Passage au Malatrà cancelled for 2020. Organization will reimburse 50% and bib-number guaranteed.

. Tor des Géants is a 357k/D+25.300m ultra trail which takes place all over the Aosta Valley, Italy, in September, with its start and the finish at Courmayeur. The  course must be completed in less than 150 hours, counting on over 43 refreshment points and among them 7 life bases, which allow full services to […]

June 11

SKYRUNNING WORLD SERIES: CANCELLED DUE THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

.   The international circuit of Skyrunning will not take place in 2020 due to the consequences of the sanitary crisis that has hit the world. The 52-week ranking, taking into account results of the past 52 weeks, will be frozen. However, some of the races of the circuit will still be launched, but they […]

June 05

TRAIL RUNNING RACES STARTS MOVING: SWISSALPINE EN DAVOS WILL TAKE PLACE JUL25-26 (K43-K68)

. There has been a lot of races cancelled or moved during the last few months due the COVID-19 outbreak. But most of the countries are now moving forward as it seems that the virus is weakening and some organizations start looking around and thinking of coming back. But the surprise is here, Switzerland will be […]

May 28

GOLDEN TRAIL WORLD SERIES 2020: ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW FORMAT

  As we all know the Golden Trail World Series 2020 were cancelled due the COVID-19 outbreak, the third edition that was going to held 7 events: Zegama Aizkorri, Mont Blanc Marathon, Sierre Zinal; Dolomyths run, Ring of Steall y Pikes Peak, to finish with a final in the K42 Patagonia was cancelled and now […]

May 24

HARDROCK 100 2020: CANCELLED DUE COVID-19, TWO YEARS IN A ROW AFTER 2019 SNOWFALLS

  The Hardrock 100 miles 2020 edition has been cancelled due the COVID-19 outbreak. After cancelling last year in 2019 due the snowfall, the ultra-distance race held in the San Juan mountains in Colorado which is one of the most famous ultras on the calendar has been obligated to cancel the event again. Due to […]

May 21

UTMB 2020 CANCELLED: INTERVIEW WITH CATHERINE POLETTI BY ABEL AND MAYAYO.

.   Today, the organization of UTMB has made the decision to postpone all the events for UTMB week in 2020. After the shock, Trailrunningspain.com and carrerasdemontana.com have been able to talk and interview Catherine Poletti, the director and co-founder of Ultra Trail Montblanc, that has opened her house’s doors to explain the reason of […]

May 20

UTMB 2020 CANCELLED DUE COVID-19: THE DECISION IS TAKEN, THERE WILL NOT BE UTMB IN 2020

.   Today, the organization of UTMB has made the decision to postpone all the events for UTMB week. It has been probably a hard decision that will not make happy to everybody, but this is how it is. They could have make a smaller race, just with Europeans, French, shorting out the events, move it […]

May 18

MOZART 100 ULTRA 2020: CANCELLED DUE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

  The Mozart100 Ultra Trail that should be hosted in Salzburg in May 20th will be cancelled due the COVID19 outbreak.The charming Alpine city of Salzburg was going to held the event as the unesco world heritage city, surrounded by a majestic landscape and world icon of the music since it is the place where […]

May 15

GOLDEN TRAIL WORLD SERIES 2020: CANCELLED DUE COVID-19 OUTBREAK. NEXT STEPS ON MAY20

  The Golden Trail World Series 2020 have been cancelled due the COVID-19 outbreak, The third edition that was going to held 7 events: Zegama Aizkorri, Mont Blanc Marathon, Sierre Zinal; Dolomyths run, Ring of Steall y Pikes Peak, to finish with a final in the K42 Patagonia has to re-schedule and look ahead. Same […]

May 12

TRANSVULCANIA VIRTUAL RACE: BIG IMPACT OF THE VIRTUAL RACE IN THE DIFFERENT PLATFORMS

. Last weekend was held the Transvulcania Virtual Race. Hold in place of the “real race” the organization decided to held a Virtual Race where asked to participate in Social Networks. The impact on the different platforms of the Transvulcania Virtual Race reaches unprecedented figures in the history of sport on La Palma. The CEO […]

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