April 28

SKYRUNNING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: POSTPONED DUE THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK TILL 2021

.   The 2020 Skyrunning World Championships was going to be celebrated this July 10-12, 2020 at the BUFF® Mountain Festival in the Spanish Pyrenees, however and due the COVID-19 outbreak, the event has been postponed to the same venue in 2021. Because of this, runners such as Kilian Jornet or Jan Margarit will no […]

April 27

SCARPA: MARCO DE GASPERI AS NEW BRAND MANAGER TO PICKS UP SPEED IN TRAIL RUNNING.

. SCARPA, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of footwear for outdoor and mountain activities,  announces the arrival of Marco De Gasperi as new Brand Manager for the Trail Running category. With the addition of the  champion  from  Valtellina,  SCARPA ‐ already  a  leader  in  climbing  and  ski  mountaineering ‐ aims  to  become  a  global  […]

April 25

EIGER ULTRA TRAIL 2020 CANCELLED DUE COVID-19: THE EVENT WHICH WAS GOING TO BE CELEBRATED 17-19JUL IS POSTPONED TO 2021

. Eiger Ultra Trail 2020 is not going to be celebrated, after looking at all possibilities the organization has decided to postpone the event to next year. The Eiger and its north face are legend of mountaineering. The Eiger Ultra Trail with its 101km + 6700d and also having 3 other events, no less harsh […]

April 23

VAL D’ARAN BY UTMB 2020 CANCELLED DUE COVID-19: THE FIRST EDITION OF THE RACE WILL BE POSTPONED TO JULY 2021.

.   Today, the organization of Val d’Aran By UTMB has made the decision to postpone the appointment jointly with the Conselh Generau d’Aran and in coordination with the UTMB Group due to the exceptional situation caused by the Covid-19. This was going to be the first edition of the newly created By UTMB race […]

April 22

ZUMAIA FLYSCH 2020 EDITION CANCELLED DUE COVID-19. WMRA MOUNTAIN RUNNING WORLD CUP WILL RETURN TO ZUMAIA FLYSCH IN 2021

. The inaugural event of the 22nd Mountain Running World Cup WMRA was originally planned to host the Classic and Long Distance modalities at the Zumaia Flysch Trail on May 3rd. Subsequently, a postponement to the 27SEP was considered, which will finally not be possible, so the appointment will return to this gorgeous natural park […]

April 19

SALOMON COVID-19: SALOMON PRODUCING MEDICAL MASKS IN ANNECY PROTO LAB

Salomon prototype center creating reusable medical masks. Normally collaborating with athletes on future products, a small team is changing its focus, team will deliver 90,000 masks from April–June for protection against COVD-19 spread. This is how Salomon is trying to help on the coronavirus outbreak.       _________________________________ . SALOMON AND COVID-19: SALOMON PRODUCING […]

April 16

MOUNTAIN RUNNING WORLD MEDALISTAS INTERVIEW: Francesco Puppi (Silver) and Oriol Cardona (Bronze)

. Our MOUNTAIN RUNNING section welcomes world medalists FRANCESCO PUPPI and ORIOL CARDONA. We interview them as the 2020 season gradually comes nearer the 2020 WMRA World Championship at Lanzarote. Italy´s Francesco Puppi and Spain´s Oriol Cardona took the Silver and Bronze medals in a race won by Jim Walmsley over the 42km of the […]

April 15

INTERNATIONAL TRAILRUNNING ASSOCIATION (ITRA): BOB CROWLEY (USA) ELECTED AS PRESIDENT AND JOSE CARLOS SANTOS (PRT) MANAGING DIRECTOR

  . The International Trail Running Association (ITRA) announced today that Bob Crowley (USA) was elected president and José Carlos Santos (PRT) was appointed managing director, signaling the beginning of the rapid growth for this leading organization for trail runners worldwide. Bob, a resident of California, was unanimously elected president of ITRA by the organization’s […]

April 14

MOUNTAIN RUNNING WORLD CHAMPIONS: JOE GRAY AND GRAYSON MURPHY (Team USA). 2019 Classic Gold winners interview by Mayayo

. Our MOUNTAIN RUNNING section welcomes world champions JOE GRAY and GRAYSON MURPHY. We interview them as the 2020 season gradually comes nearer the 2020 WMRA World Championship at Lanzarote. USA’s Joe Gray and Grayson Murphy won the senior races over the classic distance, 14km, on the first day of the World Mountain Running Championships […]

April 14

SKY MOUNTAINEERING: ISMF AND LA GRANDE COURSE TO JOIN FORCES

  The International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF) and La Grande Course (LGC) – the organisation of traditional long-distance races in the Alps – want to become partners to strengthen the ski mountaineering sport. The Presidents and delegations of the ISMF and LGC executive committees met in Arvier, Valle d’Aosta (Italy), to discuss a closer collaboration between […]