Category Archives: dakota jones

October 03

PIKES PEAK MARATHON: RECORDS ARE MADE TO BE BROKEN. A COLORADO STORY. WITH ZEBULON PIKE, JHON BARR AND ARNO SUOMINEN.

. A short story written by Mayayo and originally published at italian magazine Spirito Trail OCT18 issue   Unconfirmed reports state that America´s mountain, the famous Pike´s Peak that stands alone over Colorado Springs at 4.302m has been climbed up and down by a woman, Megan Kimmel, via Barr Trail in just  4H15M. Sh would […]

September 11

RING OF STEALL IN SCOTLAND TO DECIDE FINALISTS FOR SALOMON GOLDEN TRAIL SERIES. Course, favorites and the other races

.. The Golden Trail Series is about to hold its fifth stop this weekend at Ring of Steall, Scotland. This event also represents the final chance to qualify for Grand Finale in South Africa. The course is the most technical in the series, being a variation of the classic ‘Ring of Steall’ ridge-walking route. This 29k/D+2,500m mountain […]

August 22

PIKES PEAK MARATHON 2018: FROM COLOMBIA TO AMERICAS MOUNTAIN, IN COLORADO. RACE REPORT BY EMILY SCHMITZ (4TH WOMEN, 4H44M)

. This past Sunday was the 63rd edition of the Pikes Peak Marathon in Manitou Springs, marking the fourth race of the Golden Trail Series and the only U.S.-based race in the circuit. This iconic American trail race was the first U.S. marathon to allow female competitors, even long before Katherine Switzer slid her way […]

August 20

PIKES PEAK MARATHON 2018 GOES TO DAKOTA JONES AND MEGAN KIMMEL (CR!). ORIOL CARDONA AND LAURA ORGUÉ TAKE SILVER.

.. The Golden Trail Series held its fourth stop this weekend at Pikes Peak Marathon in Colorado, where two locals took the gold and two spaniards the silver. Dakota Jones and Megan Kimmel won, with Kimmel setting a new women’s course record of 4:15:04 to break the mark that had stood since 1981 by 14 seconds. […]

Festival des Templiers 2012. 28OCT: Skyrunning World Series- Course des Templiers 72k. Winners Fabien Antonlinos and Nuria Picas. Miguel Heras 2nd.

The  Skyrunning season for 2012 will hold its final race this Sunday 28th October at the classic 72k Course des Templiers in Millau, France which will be attended by many of the best trailrunners of the world. The Grand Templar Trail (72 km) is now expected to take place in hevay weather conditions.  Although it now […]

Skyrunning 2012: Kinabalu Climbathlon. Favorites Kilian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg claim their world titles.

Congratulations to the Skyrunning World series 2012 champions! Kilian Jornet becomes skyrunning king once again, making it his fourth time round. Sweden’s Emelie Forsberg  achievves the women´s title for the first time.  ___________ KINABALU CLIMBATHLON RACE REPORT.  Winners: Emelie and Kilian  The Kinabalu Climbathlon changed its traditional course for 2012, setting on a shortes, less steeper version. […]

Skyrunning 2012: Kinabalu Climbathlon. New course, with Kilian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg as favorites.

The Skyrunning 2012 season will conclude tomorrow Sunday, October 14 at the classic Kinabalu Climbathlon -new course this year- in Malaysia. Leading the ranking, Kilian Jornet (ESP) needs only a third place to achieve his fourth world champion title. Among the women, Emelie Forsberg  (SWE) arrives as favorite to the title as well.  Updated 15oct: Kilian Jornet and […]

Skyrunning: Ultra Cavalls del Vent 2012 Video, Photos and results. Winners: Kilian Jornet & Nuria Picas

The skyrunning ultra Cavalls del Vent was won this year by Kilian Jornet and Nuria Picas, both excelling and setting new course records. Unfortunately, all 1.000 runners endured this year heavy weather conditions, resulting in only 223 finishers. Worst of all, veteran female ultrarunner Teresa farriol i rafel died of hypothermia. Our race correspondent, Ander […]

Skyrunning rankings 2012: Spaniards leading 3/4 categories, with Jornet, Hernando & Picas.

 The 2012 Skyrunner World Series and Skyrace series have taken off to a well known rythm, as spaniards have once again raced each other to lead three out of four categories. Kilian Jornet, Luis Alberto Hernando y Nuria Picas  lead, with ony Zhanna Vohkueva from Russia as counterweight in the fourth category.  However, the season has […]

Transvulcania Ultramarathon 2012 results: Winners Anna Frost & Dakota Jones.

Transvulcania Ultramarathon 2012: Full results here. 561 finishers The results of Transvulcania sky  Ultramarathon 2012 were up to the high expectations the entry list had raised. The intense heat brought on a tougher mountain race than expected and also did remind us that sometimes, there is as much greatness in victory as there is grace in […]