Tag Archives: skyrunning 2019

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 […]

October 19

SHEILA AVILÉS AND RUY UEDA WIN SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019 AT LIMONE EXTREME. ORIOL CARDONA, SILVER.

. . Our SKYRUNNING section celebrates Sheila Aviés and Ruy Ueda as winners of SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019. The inaugural edition of the SkyMasters, held at Limone Extreme Skyrace today, saw just 60 elite athletes running on the course In the end, Ruy Ueda and Denisa Dragomir made history as the first SkyMasters winners and […]

October 14

LIMONE EXTREME PRE RACE REPORT: Skymasters line up for Skyrunning2019 finals at 27k/D+2.600m course.

. . Our SKYRUNNING section today heralds the coming of LIMONE EXTREME. The classic italian course by the vacation hotspot at Lago di Garda has heavily invested to host the season final for Skyman SA annual series,  which is being specially marketed as SKYMASTERS. Among its promotional tools to attract the elite, the event has […]

October 07

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: MARGARIT AND SANZ CLAIM LAST VICTORIES BEFORE SKYMASTERS AT SKY PIRINEU

. Jan Margarit scores his second win of the 2019 Migu Run Skyrunner World Series and former cross-country runner, Ainhoa Sanz, steals the show as Spanish winning duo take home last victories before the SkyMasters. As the sun shone above the beautiful Spanish Pyrenees at 9 am this morning, 1,000 skyrunners tore through the town of Bagà […]

September 23

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: EMOTIONAL VICTORIES FOR DEBATS AND MARMISSOLLE AT “SAVAGE” PIRIN ULTRA SKYRACE

. French skyrunner, Beñat Marmissolle, breaks course record and Ragna Debats fights off fierce female field at the 14th race of the 2019 Migu Run Skyrunner World Series. The edition was a perfect illustration of the difference between ultra running and skyrunning. Although the course covered a distance of 66 km with 4,400m of vertical gain, […]

August 01

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: SERIES ARRIVE TO NORWAY WITH THE TROMSØ SKYRACE

. Known as the toughest race in the calendar and being the brainchild of the king and queen of skyrunning, Kilian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg, it’s no wonder why. The race follows the soul of skyrunning: a 57 km course, with 4,700m of vertical gain, that links the summits of Tromsdalstind (1238m) and Hamperokken (1404m). […]

July 28

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: SHEILA AVILÉS AND JAN MARGARIT WINS AT SKYRACE COMAPEDROSA

. The tenth race of the 2019 Migu Run Skyrunner World Series saw two mighty locals dominate the field from start to finish on the shortest and steepest race of the season. Sheila Avilés got the hat-trick this season after dominating the race from start, on the men side Jan Margarit won the race with […]

July 25

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: COMAPEDROSA COMING IN THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN OF ANDORRA

. This Sunday, July 28, 661 runners of 28 nationalities will climb the highest mountain in the principality of Andorra for Skyrace Comapedrosa. With race veterans going head to head with new skyrunning stars, the tenth race of the 2019 Migu Run Skyrunner World Series season promises an exciting clash of generations on a short, […]

July 24

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: DEBATS AND MINOGGIO WIN AT ROYAL ULTRA SKYMARATHON

. After the BUFF Epic Trail 42 km (BET), Ragna Debats established a new course record at the Royal Ultra SkyMarathon, on the men side, Minoggio got a victory at home. Faced extreme conditions and fierce head-to-heads at Royal Ultra SkyMarathon, the ninth race of the Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series crowned Debats and Minoggio. […]

July 15

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: SHEILA AVILÉS AND ORIOL CARDONA, CROWNED AT BUFF EPIC TRAIL SUPERSKY RACE

. BUFF Epic Trail 42 km (BET), the third SuperSky Race of the Migu Run Skyrunner World Series is gone and gave double points for the winners Sheila Avilés and Oriol Cardona that won at their homeland.  With an unpredictable weather, Vall de Boí hosted an unpredictable race too that turn as epic as its […]

July 10

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: BUFF EPIC TRAIL, SUPERSKY RACE BECOMES CRUCIAL

. BUFF Epic Trail 42 km (BET), the eighth race of the official skyrunning circuit takes place on Sunday, July 14th at 08:00 am. The 42 km course with 3,300m of vertical gain starts and finishes in the village of Barruera, crossing through Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park in the heart of […]

June 26

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: AN ASCENT TO THE HOME OF GODS, IT IS TIME FOR OLYMPUS MARATHON

. On the weekend, athletes from all over the world will run in the footsteps of the ancient Olympians for the seventh race of the 2019 Migu Run Skyrunner World Series. The Olympus Marathon, 44km and 3,200m vertical gain which revives the pilgrimage of the ancient Greeks to Mount Olympus, where they ascended every year […]

June 06

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: THE SERIES ARRIVE TO ITALY WITH LIVIGNO SKYMARATHON

. The first Italian stage of the Migu Run Skyrunner World Series on Saturday 15th June promises to be memorable, with an even higher level of the legendary Basque Zegama marathon. Indeed, the 34km Skymarathon (with a 2700m uphill difference in height) held on the border between Italy and Switzerland has not only sold out, […]

June 03

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: Pere Aurell and Maria Koller crowned champions at Madeira SkyRace

. Pere Aurell of Spain and German newcomer, Maria Koller, were the champions of the fifth race of the 2019 Migu Run Skyrunner World Series this weekend on the island of Madeira. Both athletes achieved their first victory at this pure skyrunning course after a tough and technical battle against some of the strongest names […]

May 31

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: IT IS THE TURN OF MADEIRA SKYRACE

. This Saturday, June 1, the 2019 Migu Run Skyunner World Series lands on the volcanic island of Madeira for the spectacular Madeira Skyrace, the fifth race of the season. High mountains, volcanic terrain and mild climate, Madeira is the prefect place for a skyrunner. The island itself has become known as the ideal training […]

May 20

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: Elena Rukhliada and Bartlomiej Przedwojewski wins Skyrace des Matheysins

. The fourth stage of the 2019 Migu Run Skyrunner World Series is over, rain, snow and sharp, technical ridges – Skyrace des Matheysins well and truly earned its Skyrace status with Poland’s Przedwojewski and Russia’s Rukhliada taking the win on an extreme course in the French Alps.     _________________ . SKYRACE DES MATHEYSINS […]

May 17

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: THE TURN OF SKYRACE DES MATHEYSINS

. The fourth stage of the 2019 Migu Run Skyrunner World Series is coming and will see top skyrunners from over 30 countries, flock to the French alps on May 19th, curious to discover the steep, fast and technical Skyrace des Matheysins. New to the Migu Run Skyrunner World Series calendar it hasn’t stopped Skyrace […]

May 06

YADING SKYRUN 2019: VICTORY FOR MEGAN KIMMEL AND RENJIA JIAE

. Renjia Jiae (CHN), Team Toread, wins his first skyrace on home turf, crossing the finish line to a roaring applause from the emotional and excited people of Yading. Megan Kimmel (USA), Team Salomon, once again proves herself unbeatable at high-altitude, winning the women’s race for a third time. Let’s see the best of Yading […]

April 30

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: YADING SKYRUN, HIGHEST COURSE IN THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKEND

. The high altitude pressure is on. On May 4th, the 2019 Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series makes its second stop at the Yading Skyrun. The highest course in the calendar will see past champions attempt to win back their titles 4,600m above sea level in the majestic mountains of China. An spectacular race in […]

April 21

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2019: RUY UEDA AND ELISA DESCO WIN INAUGURAL MOUNT AWA SKYRACE IN JAPAN.

. The season opening Sky Race of the 2019 Migu Run Skyrunner World Series presented an international lineup of skyrunning superstars. 31 elite athletes from 13 countries assembled beneath the cherry blossoms at the starting line of the Mt. Awa Skyrace in Sanjo Japan, where they battled it out on a slightly shorter “B Course” […]

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