Tag Archives: mountain running

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 […]

December 15

ALPINULTRAS 2018: Toughest ultra trail series in Spain launches its third edition, totalling 219k/D+18.000m from Pyrenees to Picos de Europa.

. Alpinultras 2018 was presented yesterday at Huesca, by the central Pyrenees. The third edition of the project is once again dedicated to promoting great endurance traverses over high mountains, by means of seal of health studies, race series and permanent trail, trekking  and mountain bike centers. . The race series will total 219k/D+18.000m to […]

March 21

TRAIL RUNNING SPAIN: K42 MALLORCA RACE REPORT BY TRACY DEAN, 2nd woman overall (RAIDLIGHT – MOUNTAIN FUEL)

. The mountains of Spain host over a thousand trail running events per year, from the Pyrenees to Lanzarote. The Balearic Islands are among those territories blessed with a superb combination of well know beaches and vertical mountain trails to enjoy, climbing up to over 1.400m high at the Serra Tramuntana. . This 2017 the […]