Author Archives: adefrutos

April 28

SKYRUNNING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: POSTPONED DUE THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK TILL 2021

.   The 2020 Skyrunning World Championships was going to be celebrated this July 10-12, 2020 at the BUFF® Mountain Festival in the Spanish Pyrenees, however and due the COVID-19 outbreak, the event has been postponed to the same venue in 2021. Because of this, runners such as Kilian Jornet or Jan Margarit will no […]

April 27

SCARPA: MARCO DE GASPERI AS NEW BRAND MANAGER TO PICKS UP SPEED IN TRAIL RUNNING.

. SCARPA, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of footwear for outdoor and mountain activities,  announces the arrival of Marco De Gasperi as new Brand Manager for the Trail Running category. With the addition of the  champion  from  Valtellina,  SCARPA ‐ already  a  leader  in  climbing  and  ski  mountaineering ‐ aims  to  become  a  global  […]

April 25

EIGER ULTRA TRAIL 2020 CANCELLED DUE COVID-19: THE EVENT WHICH WAS GOING TO BE CELEBRATED 17-19JUL IS POSTPONED TO 2021

. Eiger Ultra Trail 2020 is not going to be celebrated, after looking at all possibilities the organization has decided to postpone the event to next year. The Eiger and its north face are legend of mountaineering. The Eiger Ultra Trail with its 101km + 6700d and also having 3 other events, no less harsh […]

April 23

VAL D’ARAN BY UTMB 2020 CANCELLED DUE COVID-19: THE FIRST EDITION OF THE RACE WILL BE POSTPONED TO JULY 2021.

.   Today, the organization of Val d’Aran By UTMB has made the decision to postpone the appointment jointly with the Conselh Generau d’Aran and in coordination with the UTMB Group due to the exceptional situation caused by the Covid-19. This was going to be the first edition of the newly created By UTMB race […]

April 22

ZUMAIA FLYSCH 2020 EDITION CANCELLED DUE COVID-19. WMRA MOUNTAIN RUNNING WORLD CUP WILL RETURN TO ZUMAIA FLYSCH IN 2021

. The inaugural event of the 22nd Mountain Running World Cup WMRA was originally planned to host the Classic and Long Distance modalities at the Zumaia Flysch Trail on May 3rd. Subsequently, a postponement to the 27SEP was considered, which will finally not be possible, so the appointment will return to this gorgeous natural park […]

April 19

SALOMON COVID-19: SALOMON PRODUCING MEDICAL MASKS IN ANNECY PROTO LAB

Salomon prototype center creating reusable medical masks. Normally collaborating with athletes on future products, a small team is changing its focus, team will deliver 90,000 masks from April–June for protection against COVD-19 spread. This is how Salomon is trying to help on the coronavirus outbreak.       _________________________________ . SALOMON AND COVID-19: SALOMON PRODUCING […]

April 15

INTERNATIONAL TRAILRUNNING ASSOCIATION (ITRA): BOB CROWLEY (USA) ELECTED AS PRESIDENT AND JOSE CARLOS SANTOS (PRT) MANAGING DIRECTOR

  . The International Trail Running Association (ITRA) announced today that Bob Crowley (USA) was elected president and José Carlos Santos (PRT) was appointed managing director, signaling the beginning of the rapid growth for this leading organization for trail runners worldwide. Bob, a resident of California, was unanimously elected president of ITRA by the organization’s […]

April 14

SKY MOUNTAINEERING: ISMF AND LA GRANDE COURSE TO JOIN FORCES

  The International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF) and La Grande Course (LGC) – the organisation of traditional long-distance races in the Alps – want to become partners to strengthen the ski mountaineering sport. The Presidents and delegations of the ISMF and LGC executive committees met in Arvier, Valle d’Aosta (Italy), to discuss a closer collaboration between […]

April 11

FERRINO 150 YEARS OF OUTDOOR (1870-2020): FERRINO CELEBRATES ITS 150 ANNIVERSARY IN 2020.

In 2020 Ferrino is celebrating its one hundred and fiftieth anniversary. 150 years of outdoor, adventures and shared travels. Important collaborations and innovations brought Ferrino to change the outdoor equipment market, writing thus some important pages of mountaineering and exploration through its partnership in some big and small challenges: the unforgettable expeditions of Reinhold Messner, the […]

April 08

FIRST EDITION OF OUREA TRAIL 2020 POSTPONED TO 2021: THE RACE ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE FROM JULY11-18 MOVED TO NEXT YEAR

  . Ourea trail 2020 will be moved to 2021. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which is today affecting a vast number of countries and further to the various regulatory measures emanating from governments across both France and overseas, as well as the uncertainty surrounding the methods for organizing outdoor sports events over the coming […]