Category Archives: trail running 2018

April 17

VOLVIC VOLCANIC EXPERIENCE 2019 (MAY30 to JUNE1): Kilian Jornet ambassador of the Volvic brand & the VVX’s guest of honor. Favorites and Races

  . The Volvic Volcanic Experience – VVX – is coming, from May 30th to June 1st. An opportunity to dive into an exceptional region in the north of the Chaîne de Puys, a place where nature is preserved at the heart of the Auvergne Volcanoes Regional Nature Park. As multi-faceted as the area in […]

January 30


  . The Volvic Volcanic Experience (VVX) offers an athletic experience immersing you in an exceptional setting, one of the most emblematic places in the Auvergne region: the Chaîne des Puys-Limagne Fault, recently registered as a UNESCO world heritage site. At the heart of this unique, preserved natural site, the VVX is a sensory odyssey […]

January 03

Ultra Trail World Tour 2018: AWARD CEREMONY – JANUARY 11, 2019

  After passing through Paris, Hong Kong and live on television, the Ultra-Trail World Tour Awards Ceremony was back in January 2019 in Barcelona with Volvic as its official partner! All the big names of the trail were present, as well as the representatives of the biggest races, to see the best trailers of 2018 […]

December 19

MAXI-RACE MADEIRA: 1st edition of the Madeira MaXi-Race has born

  . MaXi-Race Madeira is born with a first successful test edition! This race has kept its promises and fits in the spirit of MaXi-Race around the world: explore new territories in always beautiful landscapes and discover other cultures through an event accessible to all levels and for all budgets. With three hard races 25k, 68k […]

December 03


.   This weekend OmanbyUTM was celebrated in the Oman Sultanate, 137k, 7,800 vertical gain and 6 ITRA points, second of the races for these ByUTMB series after the GaoligongByUTMB held in China last march.  Next will be the UshuaiaByUTBM in April 2019. UTMB International arrived to Oman to be the location of a new extrem ultra-trail […]

November 16

MAXI-RACE ANNECY 2019: Registration opens on November 15

  . Last July we presented to you new destinations for the MaXi-Race races here in, in 2018 we had several new races Italy (Sicily), Ecuador (Otavalo), China (Guangxi) and Portugal (Madeira), South Africa (Cape Town – 2019). We have covered the original MAXIRACE ANNECY live from our spanish website CARRERASDEMONTANA.COM , all info here. Just a […]

November 08

MAXI-RACE MADEIRA: First edition in December 8th and 9th, 2018

  . Last July we presented to you new destinations for the MaXi-Race races here in, in 2018 we had several new races Italy (Sicily), Ecuador (Otavalo), China (Guangxi) and Portugal (Madeira), South Africa (Cape Town – 2019). We have covered the original MAXIRACE ANNECY live from our spanish website CARRERASDEMONTANA.COM , all info here. First edition […]

September 13


. UTMB international presents in Chamonix a new race, this time the race will be hosted in Argentina, a remote place in the globe. USHUAIA by UTMB has born.       UTMB INTERNATIONAL: THREE RACES, THREE COUNTRIES   The Gaoligong by UTMB was the first event in the world to be labelled by UTMB […]

July 26


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July 13

Ehunmilak 2018: BASQUE HUNDRED MILES (July 13-15th). Ehunmilak celebrates its ninth edition by setting new records

. A record edition, both sides of the bib: The ninth edition of the one hundred Basque miles, Ehunmilak, is another step forward in its international projection, as Beasain celebrates a new record of participation on both sides of the race bib. This 2018 quickly sold out all slots for the two most accessible races: […]

July 11

MAXI RACE WORLD: MaXi-Race go Global, new destinations

  . The last weekend of May we had the opportunity to enjoy MaXi-Race Annecy, as the first stage of a world tour. The stages of the MaXi Race World are now the perfect opportunity to discover new destinations, following an unabated passion for trail running. The event has gone global and organization is extending […]

July 04

Emelie Forsberg: sets a new FKT in the Kungsleden Trail

  EMELIE FORSBERG SETS A NEW RECORD IN THE KUNGSLEDENG TRAIL Emelie Forsberg achieved yet another record, after establishing new speed marks in Monte Rosa and Mont Blanc in late June, she now possesses also the Fastest Known Time (FKT) in the Kungsleden Trail, in the Swedish Lapland. Emelie Forsberg completed the 450km trail in […]

July 02

MARATHON MONT BLANC 2018: Kilian Jornet and Ruth Croft Winners. Eli Gordon third; Aritz Egea fifth. Results and photos Salomon Golden trail series

. Kilian Jornet has won the Marathon Mont Blanc with a time of 3h54’54’’, three months after breaking his fibula, Kilian Jornet returned to racing to compete in the second event in the Golden Trail Series. Marc Lauenstein (3h58’15’’) was second and Stian Angermund-Vik (4h00’07’’) arrived third, Aritz Egea was the first Spaniard in Top5 . Ruth Croft […]

June 24

WESTERN STATES 2018 (162k/D+5370m) : RESULTS AND PICTURES. Jim Walmsley (record 14h30) and Courtny Daltwater win

. The Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run 2018 has seen Jim Walmsley y Courtney Daltwater as  winners, with a race record of 14h30 for Jim Walmsley. As we have mentioned in previous articles, this Ultra is the oldest 100 miles in the world, in 2018 the 369 runners suffered till 38ºC en carrera. Jim and François d´Haene fighted […]

June 22

Western States 2018 (162k/D+5370m) Race preview: History, course details and top runners.

. The Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run is the world’s oldest 100-mile trail race. Starting in Squaw Valley, California near the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics and ending 100.2 miles later in Auburn, California, Western States, in the decades since its inception in 1974, has come to represent one of the ultimate endurance tests in […]

June 08

Tenerife Blue Trail 2018 (8JUN/102k-66k-43k-20k) Program, course and favorites. 2.350 runners discovering Teide National Park.

The Tenerife Blue Trail 2018 reaches its 8th edition, as one of the most concurrence event on the national panorama. About 2350 bib numbers from more than 30 countries will enjoy from Adeje Beach to Teide National Park, at any of its four races: Ultra(102k), Trail(66k), Marathon(43k) and Half(20k).   Follow the live-race with us […]

May 21

UTMB International: OMAN BY UTMB (NOV29-137/D+7800M) joins GaoligongbyUTMB. Registrations open.

.   Trailrunning is being global and this is a very good example. Last March we introduced you the GaoligongbyUTMB in China, this was the first incursion by UTMB International out of France. In China our colleague @abel.defrutos run one of the events (RCE 125k) and shared us through our social media all his experiences there.     This time UTMB […]

April 26

Ultra Trail Mount Fuji 2018 kicks off tomorrow, with Pau Capell, Bowman and Chaigneau among top favorites.

. ULTRA-TRAIL Mt. FUJI, one of the most international ultra-distance trail running events representing Japan, will kick off its 6th edition on Friday, April 27. The event comes back to the springtime since its last edition in September 2016 and no race in 2017. Spaniard Pau Capell is among top favorites after his win at […]

October 31

Ultra Trail World Tour 2018 includes again Spain´s Transgrancanaria and Penyagolosa, while Diagonale des Fous exits the series.

  On January 27th, 2018 Hong Kong 100 Ultramarathon will launch the new season of the Ultra-Trail® World Tour. This will be the guaranty to welcome again runners to discover authentic races and strengthen the roots of UTWT series with all the organizers involved.  The 2017 edition crowned François d´Haene and Andrea Huser as winners.   As […]

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