Category Archives: ultra trail spain

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. . […]

December 27

PICOS DE EUROPA: OCHO LUNAS MULTISTAGE ULTRA TRAIL AT NATIONAL PARK. (300K/D+40.000m/June11-18)

. The Picos de Europa massif in northern Spain always provide a framework of great beauty for trail running and mountain lovers: Rugged terrain, charming villages and most usually high technical demands per kilometer. Names of races like Travesera de Picos, Desafío El Cainejo or Transvaldeónica are well known and highly regarded by aficionados. This […]

July 20

TRAIL RUNNING PYRENEES: OSCAR PEREZ & NEREA MARTÍNEZ WIN ULTRA TRAIL VALLS D´ANEU (93K/D+7350m)

Ultra Trail Valls d’Aneu has greatly consolidated on a national level after its second edition with nearly 700 participants. The main event was the extremely tough 93k/D+7.350m mountain challenge attempted by 158 seasoned runners and won by world renowned veterans Oscar Perez and Nerea Martinez. In addition, the 44k/D+3.330m Endurance Race, plus the Popular Run […]

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 […]

December 11

Trail running Spain 2014: New Spain Ultra Cup with four top races

Beginning in 2014 the organizers of four prestigious mountain running events in Spain are launching SPAIN  ULTRA CUP as their new joint project. Founding races are well known names all: TNF Transgrancanaria 82k, Penyagolosa Trails CSP115k, Volta Cerdanya Ultrafons 85k and Gran trail Peñalara 110k. Organizers of four leading ultra mountain races in Spain have […]

March 19

Transvulcania 2013 (83k/DT8.525m): Entry list, course map and race profile.Five world champions confirmed Kilian Jornet, Nuria Picas, Emelie Forsberg, Tofol Castanyer and Luis Alberto Hernando.

Transvulcania La Palma, with its 83km/DT8.525m course was arguably the brightest star in the 2012 skyrunning season. Hence, expectations could not be higher from the very moment the Skyrunning Calendar 2013 was announced. Once again, it was to be the first race among the up & grwing Ultra skymarathon Series, now in their segonc official year. […]

March 05

TNF Transgrancanaria 2013 Race results, photos and report. Winners 119k Sebastien Chaigneau & Nerea Martinez.

The North Face Transgrancanaria 2013 completed its 11th edition with big success  Four courses were offered, ranging from the 24k of the Starter to the full 119k of the clasic Transgrancanaria main event.  Our team completed the ultra trail for the third time this 2013, so we can personally recommend it. The names at this year´s podiums […]

December 23

TNF Transgrancanaria 2013. Special 10th anniversary edition. Four courses to choose from: 119k / 83k / 42k / 24k

The North Face Transgrancanaria 2013 reaches the 11th edition of this ultra trail. For this year the race organization offers four different courses, ranging from the 24k of the Starter to the full 119k of the clasic Transgrancanaria main event. Follow us below to learn why is has gradullay become one of the main european […]

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 […]

Cavalls del Vent (85K/D+6.100m/ 29sep12) to open registration on the 2nd of May

Update 23 April: Registration opening moved back to the 2nd of may Cavalls del Vent 2012 has been forced to postpone registrations as the official opening ran last 21 April brought down the server. Salomon Running acknowledged that excess of demand caused a technical problem, which then forced to cancel all the subscriptions. After studying […]

Miguel Heras wins the 100k TNF Taiwan. ¡Bravo Miguel!

Miguel Heras, from the Salomon Running team added yesterday a singular new victory to his trail running record at The North Face 100k in Taiwan. He crossed the line in 8h06 despite the extreme heat and humidity endured, as well as a race coourse with far more road sections than he is used to, which […]

Montserrat – Matagalls Ultra (101k/DT8.000m/14h) first edition, cancelled

On the 31th of March and quite unexpectedly, the race organizer -Centro Excursionista de Gracia (CEG)- announced the cancellation of the very first edition of the event, less than three months before the official race day of 16th June. The laconic statmente on the organizer´s web  says:  “Cancellation of the MMUltra: Despite the support of […]

Transvulcania 2012 (83k/DT8.525m): Entry list, course map and race profile.

Update 17may: see Tranvulcania 2012 race report, results and photos here. Transvulcania La Palma, with its 83km/DT8.525m course was a rising star from the very moment the ISF Calendar 2012 was announced. It was to be the very first race among the hot new Ultra skymarathon Series coming up for the first time in history. Today, the […]

TNF Transgrancanaria results 2012: Winners Sebastian Chaigneau & Fernanda Maciel

Transgrancanaria results 123K: 214 finishers Transgrancanaria results 96K  : 175 finishers One more year for the four Transgrancanaria races has gone by, and the bar has been set again just a little bit higher: Superb performances by winners Sebastian Chaigneau (new race record as well) and Fernanda Maciel account for that.  The “Two Lighthouses Procession […]

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 […]

Ultra trail Madrid 2012: Gran Trail Peñalara 23Jun. Pre-race info & Entries open.

ACTUALIZADO 4ENE12: PRECIOS Y PLAZOS DE INSCRIPCION  Llega el III Gran Trail Peñalara con tres distancias: 110k, 80k y la novedad de 60k. Este GTP 2012 abrirá inscripciones el 10 de Enero. Esperamos tomar la salida un año más. Mientras, estas son nuestras experiencias 2010 y 2011 que  podemos compartir cara a la 3ª edición. En 2010 tuve […]

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 […]

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