Category Archives: trail running spain 2012

June 03

Emelie Forsberg (Salomon Running) interviewed at Zegama by Mayayo: 2013 Memories & Objectives for 2014

  Emelie Forsberg ended up the 2013 skyrunning season on a most dominating note, with an impressive track record, including her skyrunning world cup title, and european titles both for skyrace and ultras. Also relevant were some prestige victories at races like Transvulcania 80k or the Zegama Marathon. She also ran her first 100miler, at the […]

Kilian Jornet designated by National Geographic as Adventurer of the Year.

Kilian Jornet has been designated as “Adventurer of the Year 2014” by the famous American magazine National Geographic. In an open voting procedure which recorded the highest number of votes in the history of the award, Jornet was awarded the prize for the milestones achieved within the scope of the Summits of My Life project. “Being […]

July 11

Kilian Jornet Mont Blanc record 4h57m. (Chamonix-MtBlanc-Chamonix) Succesful kick off for “Summits of My Life” year 2.

Kilian Jornet set off at 4.38AM today from Chamonix shooting for the Mont Blanc summit together with friend and champion mountain skier Matheo Jacquemoud within the 2nd year of his Summits of My life project. He succesfully completed the ascent and descent of Mont Blanc des Chamonix, setting a new record with a time of 4h57m versus the […]

May 27

Zegama Aizkorri 2013: Race report, full results and photos. WINNERS: Kilian Jornet & Emelie Forsberg.

Zegama Aizkorri is a 42-km/DT5.472m mountain marathon hedl at the Basque village of Zegama in Spain. Kilian Jornet has just won this 2013 Skyrunning world series event  for the sixth time, this year in 3h54m.  Salomon Running teammate Emelie Forsberg took the women´s field in 4h48m.  As it happens every year at Zegama, animation was extraordinary,  with […]

Kilian Jornet´s “Summits of my life Project”: High altitude climbing and skiing at Nepal w/ Jordi Tosas & Jordi Corominas.

Kilian Jornet has just come back from his last step within his “Summits of My Life” project.  The project is a personal challenge that took off running from the summit of Mont-Blanc in 2012 and will go on to that of Mount Everest by 2015. In between, mystic mountains such as Matterhorn, Elbrus,  Aconcagua and […]

March 06

Kilian Jornet´s 2013 trail running calendar: Racing plus three Summits of my life attempts

Kilian Jornet has just issued his 2013 trail running calendar where he is aiming to go one step above and beyond previous seasons. He dominated the sport in 2012, from the explosive vertical kilometers to the longest and toughest ultra trails the world over: 19 trail races entered, 17 victories achieved, plus 2 podiums. Beyond […]

December 27

Trail Running Spain 2012: Kilian Jornet, Tofol Castanyer, Miguel Heras, Nuria Picas, Nerea Martínez, Oscar Pérez….great performances and more.

The trail running community from Spain has seen yet another year of internal growth and international dominance, led by outstading performances by Kilian Jornet, Miguel Heras, Tófol Castanyer, Nuria Picas, Nerea Martínez and Oscar Pérez López among many others. On the negative side, we must regret the death of two trail runners while on course in […]

Kilian Jornet´s new film: “A Fine Line”. Part of the Summits of My life project, to be crowdfunded

KILIAN JORNET LAUNCHED “A FINE LINE” YESTERDAY AT BARCELONA. THE FIRST FILM IN THE ‘SUMMITS OF MY LIFE’ SERIES, COMES TOGETHER WITH A CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN AIMED AT ‘FRIENDS’ OF THE PROJECT. ______________________ KILIAN JORNET´S SUMMITS OF MY LIFE PROJECT 2012-2015. A Fine Line, the film of the first year of challenges on the snow-covered peaks […]

December 02

Kilian Jornet Videos: Pablo Vigil, mountain runner legend at Colorado. Kilian´s Quest S4. Ep8.

Kilian Jornet´s trail running 2012 season has been extraordinary in many senses: Competition-wise he showed far more dominance than ever, winning just about every single race he entered. (17 out of 19, actually) Beyond that, he launched the Summits of MyLife (SMOL) project, whose film will premiere next 17th December at Barcelona. While he now moves […]

Kilian Jornet´s farewell to the 2012 trail running season: More km, more fun

Kilian Jornet has just issued his farewell to this 2012 trail running season where he has proven himself to be fitter than ever. He has so completely dominated the sport over the season that his not winning a race became big news. And that included from the explosive vertical kilometers to the longest and toughest […]

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: Ultra Cavalls del Vent (85K/D+6.100m) live tomorrow with Kilian Jornet, Anton Krupicka, Dakota Jones, Miguel Heras, Anna Frost and many top sky runners.

The Ultra Cavalls del Vent 2012  will start tomorrow at 9h from Baga, and the winner is expected back in town around 18h, taking around 9 hours to complete the circular mountain trip. Race favorites read like a who is who of the sport these day with Kilian Jornet, Anna Frost, Anton Kupricka, Tófol Castanyer, Joe Grant, Miguel Heras, Dakota Jones, Nuria Picas, Emma […]

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 […]

Iker Karrera: Haute Route Chamonix Zermatt new skyrunning record at 21h20m. Bravo!

Iker Karrera  is another relevant name among the trailrunners from Spain. Just as his Salomon Running team Miguel Heras and Nerea Martínez he has come to shine particularly at ultra trails. This 2012 he was already vicotrious at the TNF Philippines and Lavaredo Ultra Trail  . He then went on to set this superb record in the High Route from Chamonix  to […]

Skyrunning World Series: Spaniards Kilian Jornet and Tofol Castanyer take Speedgoat 50k (USA) and Giir di Mont (ITA)

The Skyrunning 2012 season had once again a double session this weekend, with the Atlantic Ocean in between:  The Speedgoat 50k Skyrace was run Saturday 28Jul in the United States, whereas Giir di Mont was run 29Jul in Italy. Skyrunners from Spain once again dominated both races: Kilian Jornet (ESP) took Speedgoat and Tofol Castanyer (ESP) won […]

Skyrunning World Series: Dolomites skyrace (22k/D+1750m) Results & photos. Kilian Jornet, winner and new record. Mireia Miro 3rd.

The Skyrunning 2012 season celebrated last Sunday  the 15th Dolomites Skyrace (22k/D+1750m). The demanding Trentino Vertical Kilometer held on thursday did not have a spanish winner. But in the skyrace, Kilian Jornet pushed relentlessly to achieve not only victory, buy a new course record. Bravo!. In the women´s field, Mireia Miró held its first “long” race after […]

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 […]

Skygames 2012 Final winners: Spain takes the team title. Luis Alberto Hernando and Nuria Picas the individuals.

The Skygames 2012 have celebrated its final mountain races, with the Skymarathon as the main course for the whole event, then moving on to the final combined rankings and results. In those, Luis Alberto Hernando (ESP) and Nuria Picas (ESP) won the individual combined titles. Spain dominated  the team rankings with 1.404 points; Italy second at 448 […]

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