Tag Archives: sierre zinal

May 05

SIERRE ZINAL 2020: EVENT SAVE THE DATE TO SEPTEMBER DUE COVID-19

. Sierre Zinal 2020 moved out to September 13th due the COVID-19 outbreak, A strange decision looking at the situation in the whole world and seeing how the different countries are fighting against the COVID-19. Will the event be celebrated in September? Well, let’s see if the would not need to move it again. Also […]

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 […]

January 09

WMRA World Cup 2020: Mountain running goes further than ever. Zumaia Flysch & Canfranc Canfranc to represent Spain

The World Mountain Running Association is proud to present its 22nd edition of the original and most prestigious mountain running circuit in the world, which now grows up to 12 races held at 9 iconic venues spread over Austria, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland, Spain and the USA.   .  . WMRA MOUNTAIN RACES HISTORY: 1985-2020. […]

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 […]

March 25

SPAIN TO DEBUT IN WMRA CHAMPIONSHIPS AT K42 PATAGONIA! SPANISH NATIONAL TEAM TO CHALLENGE AFRICAN MOUNTAIN RUNNING DOMINANCE.

  Spanish national team is set to make its debut at the WMRA World Champs 2019 in K42 Patagonia. The RFEA TRAIL RUNNING team will compete for its first time in the TWO official World Championships supported by IAAF. In June the spanish team will run in the 5th edition of the World Championships organized […]

February 07

WMRA: MOUNTAIN RUNNING WORLD CUP 2019 Calendar available now

  World Mountain Running Association launch the 2019 World Cup calendar with 7 races, 7 exciting and unique races in 7 different countries… 140km of mountain racing tracks… 9300m+ of elevation with 5600m- of descent… And a total prize pool across all of the races including the overall World Cup ranking of approximately  56,000€.  It […]

August 06

SIERRE ZINAL 2018: RACE PREVIEW. The Course, the favorites and trail running gear guide by Ida Nilsson (Zegama & Transvulcania winner)

. The Sierre Zinal race is one of the best in the world, due to is long history, scenic views and ever competitive field.  It is a classic sports event held in the Swiss Valais region, linking the towns of Sierre (585m) with Zinal (1685m) by a trail that climbs up to a course summit […]

August 14

Kilian Jornet wins at Sierre Zinal for the fith time. Lucy Wambiu leads the women. Race report and results.

.   Spaniard Kilian Jornet and Kenyan Lucy Wambui won the 44th edition of the classic Sierre-Zinal, with 4,350 runners enrolled in the race. This mountain race is held in Switzerland over a a 31k/D+2,000m course that stands out for its history, atmosphere and big cash prizes. . Kilian achieved his fifth victory, after 2009, […]