Category Archives: ultra running

March 21

BARKLEY MARATHONS: NOT FNISHERS IN ITS 2021 EDITION. BARKLEY HISTORY 1986-2021.

BARKLEY MARATHONS ALSO NOT FNISHERS IN ITS 2021 EDITION. HISTORY BARKLEY 1986-2021. There have been only 15 finishers in 30 years. Our ULTRA TRAIL USA section today reviews the most picturesque perhaps event in the country, which has made its creator Gary (AKA Lazarus Lake) rich and famous. It’s five loops between hills, with abundant […]

Ann Trason February 16

WOMEN WHO RUN MORE THAN MEN: 13 OVERALL FEMALE VICTORIES.

WOMEN WHO RUN MORE THAN MEN: 13 Overall female victories. Our running stories section focuses on something that should no longer surprise anyone: An ultraruning race in which the first person to cross the finish line is a woman.Ruth Croft won the Tarawera Ultramarathon last Saturday. Today, as a tribute to these great women ultrarunners, […]

February 26

UTMB INTERNATIONAL: THAILAND BY UTMB (OCTOBER 30 – NOVEMBER 1 2020) JOINS BY UTMB RACES

. UTMB International, have today announced the launch of their newest international event, Thailand by UTMB. Working alongside local organizers the Sports Authority of Thailand and Running Connect, the first edition will take place from 30 October to 1 November 2020, as the group further increases their presence in Asia. This race will join Gaoligong […]

January 04

UTMB INTERNATIONAL: WORLD TRAIL SUMMIT IN AUGUST PLUS THREE EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD

. After the success in the first editions of GaoligongByUTMB and OmanByUMTB hold in 2018. UTMB international continues spreading its trademark and it will host this year the new UshuaiaByUTMB in April and OmanByUTMB in November, leaving GaoligongByUTMB for next 2020. World Trail Summit will continue be placed in Chamonix during the last week of August […]

December 03

OMAN BY UTMB (NOV29-137/D+7800M): JASON SCHLARB AND DIEGO PAZOS JOINT WINNERS, ANNA-MARIE WATSON WINS ON WOMEN

.   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 […]

September 13

UTMB INTERNATIONAL: USHUAIA BY UTMB (APRIL 5-7, 2019). ARGENTINA TO HOST THE THIRD OF THE EVENTS

. 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 […]

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 […]

TV VK podium May 11

Egli and Dewalle win Transvulcania 2018 VK

The tenth edition of the Vertical Kilometre Binter at Transvulcania Naviera Armas was a thrilling race, with seconds separating the men and a new record in the women’s race. Swiss athlete Pascal Egli started very fast, followed by the reigning champion Stian Angermund-Vik and Rui Ueda, and in fact the top 5 men (with the addition […]

TV launch May 10

Transvulcania 2018 has lift-off!

As close to the galaxy as possible. That was the presentation of the tenth edition of the Transvulcania Naviera Armas, at the Grantecan, the biggest infrared optical telescope in the world. Because a galactic race like this could not have any better place for its staging. There will be more than 3,600 runners from 60 […]

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. . […]

May 05

101km Ronda (May 9th) Superb Ultrarunning in the heart of Andalusia, by Mark Woolley

. The most charismatic ultrarunning event in Spain? Tough call that is, for sure. But certainly the 101km at Ronda, for trail runners, mountain bikers and duathletes certainly ranks foremost, both on the huge numbers involved, with over 7.000 competitors and its long standing tradition. . Learn more about this race here with a veteran […]

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 […]

Ultra trail Canary Islands: Transgrancanaria 2012 to bring back the midnight ghosts

“La Santa Compaña” la llaman los gallegos. Tambien los guanches hablan de un extraño grupo de almas en pena que vagan por las Islas. Cuentan que en las últimas noches del invierno, se arrastran desde todos los rincones de Europa para acabar congregados en un rincón entre las dunas, junto al mar. Leyenda de los […]

Ultra trail Andalusia: 101k at Ronda. Race history 1995-2012 and more.

Aquí  crónica y resultados completos 101k Ronda 2.011 (Marcha ind.) El próximo 17dic a las 10h se abre el plazo de inscripción para los 101 de Ronda 2012 en la modalidad de marcha individual, con 2.700 dorsales disponibles Se agotarán pronto, como todos los años. Seguirán el Duathlon que abre el 7ene con 600 plazas, la […]

Trail runners Spain: Pablo Vega interviewed by Mayayo.

Pablo Vega es desde hace más de una década una referencia de las carreras populares españolas. Especialista en los 3.000m, ha corrido sin embargo por pura afición en todo tipo de distancias y terrenos. Incluyendo dos victorias (1998/2008) en los 10k de la carismática San Silvestre Popular Vallecana. Aquí comentamos sus experiencias en el paso […]

Ultratrails 2012: Cómo prepararlas para disfrutar, o intentarlo.

La temporada 2011 de carreras de ultrafondo por montaña está prácticamente llegando a su fin. Gran parte de los ultreros usamos estos meses de Octubre/Noviembre para organizar calendarios y elegir objetivos para 2012, ya que muchos sorteos de plazas en  pruebas clave hay que pedirlos ya en Diciembre. Buen momento entonces para repasar ahora la […]

Entrenamiento ultratrail: UTMB 2011: Simulador oficial de tiempos paso

Para poder planificar la estrategia de carrera en la Ultra Trail Mont Blanc del próximo 26 de Agosto, la propia organización facilita un enlace a un simulador oficial donde -en francés- podemos introducir nuestro tiempo final objetivo así como ajustarlo en función de nuestro talento en ascenso y descensos para obtener un plan detallado de […]

Trail Running Info: Mountain racing poles

En los últimos años, el uso de bastones en carreras por montaña ha proliferado mucho, y continúa creciendo. Este fenómeno ha generado un animado debate tanto sobre el fondo del uso de los mismos (es material adecuado a una carrera o no), como sobre la forma (ayudan o no efectivamente al corredor) ¿Cuándo y cómo usar […]

Los 101 de Ronda: Crónica personal edición 2011

 Datos GPS de mis  101k de Ronda,  aquí Clasificación provisional  101k Ronda 2011 (Ojo! Servidor muy inestable)  Kilómetro 99 de carrera. El Tajo de Ronda a medianoche, desde el arranque de la “Cuesta del Cachondeo”. Foto: Mayayo. Era la primera vez que visitaba esta clásica de los 101 kilómetros de Ronda y reconozo que me […]

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