Tag Archives: mountain running

September 13

ALPINULTRAS 2019: CANFRANC ALPINULTRAS CELEBRATES ITS 13TH EDITION, AS WMRA 2020 WORLD CUP CANDIDATE

. Canfranc-Canfranc arrives as second stage for Alpinultras series, after Tenerife Blue Trail and before Desafío Cainejo which had to be moved by the end of this month due the bad weather. The 100k/D+8.848m challenging course links three ski resorts and suumits up to ten iconic peaks in the Pyrenees, after thirteen editions in crescendo, […]

August 22

MOUNTAIN RUNNING HISTORY (1984-2019) AND FUTURE, BY JONATHAN WYATT. President WMRA & World Champion

  This interview with Jonathan Wyatt as WMRA president is the latest feature in our MOUNTAIN RUNNING section. World Mountain Running Association created back in 1984 the very first trail running international World Championships, which are holding in 2019 its 35th edition at the iconic K42 Patagonia.   Also, the World Mountain Running Association holds […]

August 11

SIERRE ZINAL 2019: MOUNTAIN RUNNING WORLD CUP. KILIAN JORNET AND MAUDE MATHYS SMASH THE RECORDS

. ¡SIERRE ZINAL 2019 LIVE! Since 4.45 the race was on for the popular “touristes” as they are locally baptized, with the elites taking off at 10AM for a total of 5.000 mountain runners on the go. Kilian Jornet and Maude Mathys took the gold ans smashed the previous male and female records by about […]

July 22

WMRA: MOUNTAIN RUNNING WORLD CUP: DOUGLAS AND MCCORMACK WINNERS SNOWDOWN

Douglas and McCormack winners in the welsh classic and continue as solid leaders in the World Cup after the first four stages. Next stage will be Sierre Zinal, in the French speaking Valais region of Switzerland. It will be a showdown where we will understand clearly if Sarah McCormack and Andrew Douglas will carve their […]

July 19

WMRA: MOUNTAIN RUNNING WORLD CUP: IT IS TIME FOR SNOWDOWN INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN RACE

After the third round of the World Cup in Austria it is time to move attention to the “Snowdown International Mountain Race.“ It will be almost certainly a pivotal point of this years Mountain Running World Cup as runners from USA, Kenya, Japan, France, England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and Italy travel to […]

July 12

WMRA: MOUNTAIN RUNNING WORLD CUP: THIRD ROUND OF WORLD CUP ARRIVES GLOSSGLOCKNER IN AUSTRIA

  After the first two races in Annecy and Broken Arrow, the third round of the world cup arrives this weekend to Austria. The Austrian village of Heilingeblut will held the “Grossglockner Berglauf” where Douglas continues as the men’s favourite to chase the 2019 title and Gatonga will starts as women’s favourite. Many of the Worlds […]

July 09

MOUNTAIN RUNNING EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 AT ZERMATT: MAUDE MATHYS AND JACOB ADKIN WIN GOLD

    The 18th European Mountain Championships by IAAF is over! Switzerland’s Maude Mathys won the women title again for a third year in a row on the European Mountain Running Championships. On the men side, Jakob Adkin produced a tremendous display to become the first Brit to win a senior men’s title in event history. […]

July 06

MOUNTAIN RUNNING EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 AT ZERMATT: SPAIN TO RUN WITH AZARA GARCIA, JULIA FONT, ENRIQUE MENESES AND MORE…

    ¡The 18th European Mountain Championships by IAAF are coming up tomorrow! Up to 29 countries will be present, fielding up 254 athletes at the swiss village of Zermatt, to race on an uphill 10k/D+1.025m course in the iconic slopes of the Matterhorn.On Sunday week, it will be exactly 154 years since Englishman Edward […]

May 30

WORLD MOUNTAIN RUNNING ASSOCIATION WORLD COUNCIL WELCOMES SERGIO MAYAYO, FIRST MEMBER FROM SPAIN.

Last May 29th the WMRA Council was pleased to announce and welcome Sergio Mayayo from Spain on to the World Mountain Running Association Council Sergio is to serve as the 8th Council member and he will join the WMRA to provide a valuable resource and expertise into the World of off road running. He has […]

May 16

ALPINULTRAS 2019: Kick off at the hearth of Picos de Europa, DESAFIO EL CAINEJO, beautiful yet extreme challenge.

. On May 18 at dawn the bagpipe will sound again at Caín de Valdeón. This small town of Leon will honor again to Gregorio Pérez “El Cainejo”, the humble shepherd who back in 1904 achieved the impossible, guiding the first ascent to the never before climbed Naranjo de Bulnes. After the horn, a small […]