Category Archives: trail runners

March 04

TRANSGRANCANARIA HG 2020(128K/D+7500M): BEST RUNNERS OF THE WORLD ATTENDING THE 2020 EDITION

  TRANSGRANCANARIA HG 2020 ARRIVES THIS WEEKEND. Many of the best world trail runners will attend the 2020 edition. The races have started today with The Greatest Challange, the Trans360º with Luca Papi as the favorite this year again and with our colleague Alex Fragela in the start list. But The Ultimate Event will be […]

January 31

TARAWERA ULTRAMARATHON 2020 (162k-102k-50k-20k/8FEB): THE 12th EDITION WILL BE THE BIGGEST EVER

  The Tarawera Ultra-Marathon began in 2009, offering competitors the chance to sample the amazing off road running and walking trails of the Rotorua region. The event takes place in the heartland of New Zealand tourism, with a strong cultural element to the event enjoyed equally by local and international competitors. Now in its 12th […]

January 20

VIBRAM HONG KONG 100: YOU PEIQUAN AND XIANG FUZHAO BREAKING RECORDS IN THE 10TH EDITION

. The Ultra-Trail World Tour global series started this weekend with s the season this weekend with the VIBRAM HONG KONG 100. The races were won by Chinese runners You Peiquan setting up a new record with 10h00:17 and Xiang Fuzhao setting a new record too with 11:28:21 in perfect conditions for trail running. The […]

January 15

VIBRAM HONG KONG 100: THE FIRST STAGE OF THE ULTRA TRAIL WORLD TOUR CELEBRATES ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY

. The Ultra-Trail World Tour global series starts the season this weekend with the VIBRAM HONG KONG 100. The 10th edition of Hong Kong’s original 100km individual ultra-marathon, the Vibram Hong Kong 100, will take place on Saturday 18th January. For the first time, the event will also include a 56km race, “The Half”, which […]

December 15

Ultra-Trail World Tour 2019 AWARDS: Capell and Dauwalter win Ultra-Trail World Tour 2019 titles.

. Pau Capell and Courtney Dauwalter have been crowned 2019 champions of the Ultra-Trail World Tour at an end-of-season awards ceremony hosted in the heart of Paris. Spanish star Pau Capell secured his second successive Ultra-Trail World Tour annual title with first places in both the Transgrancanaria HG and the UTMB, which he won by […]

June 28

LA SPORTIVA LAVAREDO ULTRA TRAIL (120k/5800D+) AND WESTERN STATES 100 MILES ENDURANCE RUN (100m/6000D+) : Two pioneer races of the Ultra Trail World Tour 2019 circuit this weekend

. This will be a breathtaking week-end where it will take place two pioneer races of the Ultra-Trail World Tour: in Europe we will have La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail and Western States 100 mile Endurance run in America! Two races in two different countries which are part of the Ultra-Trail World Tour since the […]

April 09

PATAGONIA RUN 2019: 10 YEARS OF TRAIL RUNNING IN SAN MARTIN DE LOS ANDES. Video, history and pictures.

  Patagonia Run 2019 celebrates the 10th edition in San Martin de los Andes included in the Ultra Trail World Tour this week. The races will begin on Friday, April 12, starting on the Lake Lacar and will all bib numbers sold out. This year the organization expects about 3000 runners among the six distances: […]

February 28

TRANSGRANCANARIA HG 2019 (128K/D+7500M): 1st Series Bonus race is gone, be ready for the next.

  The third race of the 2019 circuit of the Ultra-Trail® World Tour and the first series bonus race has ended. The 20th edition of the Transgrancanaria HG, 3rd race of the 2019 Ultra-Trail® World Tour circuit and 1st Series Bonus race, just ended under the sun of the Canary Islands. And once again, the […]

February 22

TRANSGRANCANARIA HG 2019 (128K/D+7500M): The third race of the Ultra Trail World Tour 2019 circuit this weekend

  After the Tarawera Ultra-Marathon, The third race of the 2019 circuit of the Ultra-Trail® World Tour is starting this weekend on the island of Gran Canaria in Spain. First Bonus Series race of the year, the TGC is going to be explosive with incredible elites! The runners will have to cross the island from north […]

February 11

TARAWERA ULTRAMARATHON 2019 (102K/D+3089M): WINNERS REECE EDWARDS AND COURTNEY DAUWALTER. ULTRA TRAIL WORLD TOUR 2019

  The Tarawera Ultra-Marathon, one of the most prestigious ultra trail in New Zealand, was held this weekend in Rotura, among all the other races, the ultramarathong 102k/D+3089) was the second race of the Ultra Trail World Tour 2019, following the Vibram Honk Kong 100 with Reece Ewards and Courtney Dauwalter as winners. Next stop […]

January 25

TARAWERA ULTRA-MARATHON: ACQUIRED BY IRONMAN

  The Tarawera Ultra-Marathon is one of the most prestigious ultra trail in New Zealand, based in Rotura, this year will be held the 11th edition and will be the second race of the Ultra Trail World Tour after the Vibram Hong Kong 100. There will be four races for all runners 20km, 50km, 102km […]

May 09

101km Ronda: The thirteen Commandments of the finisher, by Mark Woolley. Fifteen times Ronda finisher

. The 101 kilometers at Ronda, in Andalusia is the most charismatic endurance sports event in Spain. Trailrunners, hikers and mountain bikers alike will share its trails this weekend, savouring the rare privilege of having achieved one of the 4.000 entries that flew out months ago in just 45 seconds after the official opening. . […]

October 31

TRAIL RUNNING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IAAF LIVE FROM PORTUGAL: LUIS ALBERTO HERNANDO & CAROLINE CHAVEROT WIN AGAIN.

. The second trail running world championships supported by the ITRA (International Trail Running Association) within the IAAF umbrella, have been held at Portugal over an 86k/D+3.500m course. The team titles went once again to France, that took the two golds for men and women, beating Spain in both cases. After the two superpowers, the […]

Skyrunning World Series: Pikes Peak Marathon results & photos. Winners: Kilian Jornet – Emelie Forsberg. Mireia Miró takes 3rd.

The Skyrunning 2012 season visited yesterday one of the great american classic trail runs: The Pike´s Peak Marathon. The race was won by Kilian Jornet  in 3h40 with Alex Nichols coming in second and Max King in third. The women´s race got a full Salomon Running podium with Emelie Forsberg on top, Kasie Enman second […]

Skyrunning World Series: Vertical Kilometer Dolomites. Spaniards take 5 of 10 top spots. Kilian Jornet 3rd Mireia Miro 2nd

The Skyrunning 2012 season had a double session this weekedn at the Dolomites, with the Trentino Vertical  Kilometer (2,1k/D+1000m) on thursday and the Dolomites Skyrace (22k/D+1750m) on Sunday. The demanding VK did not have a spanish winner this time. Nevertheless, the skyrunners from below the Pyrenees took yet 5 of the top 10 spots, with […]

Ibiza UltraTeam 2012: Trail running race review, photos and video (74k/D+1378m)

This brand new Ibiza Ultra Team 2012 was born with a most original format, blending an individual and a team race in three segments of trail running 74k, mountain bike 100k and open water swimming of 10.6 k. Over 400 ahtletes went for it last 28th April.  Ibiza Ultra Team 2012 results: Trail running ultra 74k. […]

Kilian Jornet 2012 Trail Running Calendar: 1st trips to Transvulcania, Pike´s Peak & Speedgoat

The catalonian Kilian Jornet is nowadays the best know skyrunner from Spain, following several years of superb performances from vertical kilometers to ultra trails the world over. Yesterday he officially communicated his much awaited 2012 Trail Running Calendar. Kilian Jornet´s 2012 Trail running Calendar, in his own words, is to go as follows: “I will […]

Spaniards make up 2nd largest group for UTMB 2012

As it usually happens, the lastest Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc newsletter came together with a nice pack of info, in this case regarding applicants data and stats on the age and nationalities of those that strive to take on the UTMB challenge. Naturally enough, France still accounts for huge majority of applicants (56%) but […]

Ultra trail at The Canaries: TNF Transgrancanaria 2012 last news

Update 7feb: All entries for the 4 races now full. Over 1.800 runners to hit the trails at Gran Canaria next 3-4-5 March. See you all at Maspalomas, by midnight! 😀 See here results  & videos from Transgrancanaria 2011. Last month before the 2012 TNF Transgrancanaria: Four trail races, from 26 to 123km crossing all […]

Ibiza UltraTeam 2012 entries open: Trail 70k / MBK 100k / Swim 10,6k. Full race info.

The ultra invasion continues to progress throughout Spain and takes a new beachhead in the Balearic Islands: Ibiza Ultra Team is born with a curious and original format, which combines individual and team race in three segments of trail running 70k, 100k and mountain bike open water swimming to 10.6 k. Race day: 28APR12. Entries […]

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