Category Archives: zegama-aizkorri

July 23

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2018: Orgué and Angermund wins at Dolomites SkyRace

. We presented some time ago to you the Skyrunner World Series 2018 calendar, with several races across the world. Included in the Sky Classic we find the Dolomyths SkyRace which was held on July 22 in Canazei. A 22km race with a vertical climb of 1,750m with a highest point of 3,152m, Kilian maintains […]

July 17

SKYRUNNING EXTREME SERIES KICKS OFF AT GRAN PARADISO WITH MAITE MAIORA AND BHIM GURUNG AS LEADERS

. The first of the 2017 Skyrunning Extreme races kicked off in  Italy´s Royal Ultra Skymarathon yesterday over a 55k/D+4144m course. Spain´s  Maite Maiora and Nepal´s Bhim Gurung took the first victory in the season at Gran Paradiso National Park.   _________________ . ROYAL ULTRA SKYMARATHON 2017 RACE REPORT . From an unusual start on top […]

Luis Alberto Hernando celebrates gold at 2016 Skyrunning Ultra World Champs July 05

SKYRUNNING ULTRA EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP AT HIGH TRAIL VANOISE WITH LUIS ALBERTO HERNANDO, DANI GARCÍA, GEMMA ARENAS, EVA MOREDA…

. The first of the 2017 European Skyrunning Championships races kicks off this weekend in Val d’Isère, France, with a stacked field of 300 competitors heading up Europe’s highest race on July 8, 2017 in the Ultra category. The Odlo High Trail Vanoise is also valid for Skyrunner World Series ranking, is set in one of […]

June 04

ULTRA SKYMARATHON MADEIRA 2017: RACE REPORT, RESULTS AND PHOTOS. Victory and course record for Jon Albon and Hillary Allen.

. The 2017 racing calendar kicked off yesterday for the Ultras of the Skyrunner National Series, created and managed by the Ocisport company. Jon Albon and Hillary Allen have taken the victory and also set new records. The men’s podium also saw Aurelien Dunand-Pallaz and Dmitry Mityaev, as well as Ekaterina Mityaeva and Elisabet Bertrán […]

January 18

VERTICAL KILOMETER WORLD CIRCUIT 2017: 17 RACES INCLUDING ZEGAMA, TRANSVULCANIA FUENTEDE AND CABANERA

. The global trail running calendar for 2017 moves on: We first presented the Ultra Trail World Tour 2017, with 23 races, then we brought you those other 23 that are part of Skyrunner World Series 2017, arriving with new formats, new races and more money for elite runners. Today we announce the brand new Vertical Kilometer World […]

December 02

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2017 CALENDAR. 23 RACES INC. ZEGAMA, TRANSVULCANIA, ULTRAPIRINEU & BUFF EPIC TRAIL

. The global trail running calendar for 2017 moves on. After sharing the 23 races that will form Ultra Trail World Tour 2017, today we bring you those 23 that are part of Skyrunner World Series 2017, arriving with new formats, new races and more money for elite runners. .   _________________________ . SKYRUNNER WORLD […]

February 28

Zegama Aizkorri 2015: Alpine Marathon & Vertical Kilometer. Entries list and more

The Zegama Aizkorri Alpine Marathon will start its 14th edition next May 2015. Yesterday its lottery was held, allocating 225 among nearly 6,000 candidates. The inaugural Vertical Kilometer race of this edition also held a draw. . Without doubt, the name of Zegama floats around in the the dreams of thousands of amateur and professional […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]