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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 […]

May 06

THE GRAN TRAIL COURMAYEUR 2021: EVENT CANCELLED DUE COVID-19, WILL BE BACK IN 2021

. The Gran Trail Courmayeur 2021 as many other events this year will be cancelled due the COVID-19 outbreak. The even which usually starts and arrive at Courmayeur Mountain Sport Center and was going to be held on July 11-12 has decided not to postponed but cancelled the three events they had. A race of […]

May 05

SIERRE ZINAL 2020: EVENT SAVE THE DATE TO SEPTEMBER DUE COVID-19

. Sierre Zinal 2020 moved out to September 13th due the COVID-19 outbreak, A strange decision looking at the situation in the whole world and seeing how the different countries are fighting against the COVID-19. Will the event be celebrated in September? Well, let’s see if the would not need to move it again. Also […]

May 02

WORLD MOUNTAIN RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS: HARÍA EXTREME LANZAROTE TO KEEP THE DATES IN NOVEMBER

. Haría Extreme Lanzarote was selected to host of the 36th WMRA World Of Mountain Running in 2020, which will happen next November i the Canarian Island. There has been a lot of uncertainty, in fact, it is still there, but the WMRA and the organization are working hard to keep the date if the […]

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 […]

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