Tag Archives: trail running 2017

December 04

TRAIL RUNNING 2017 ANNUAL REPORT BY ITRA: GLOBAL RANKING, WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018-19, ANTI DOPING.

The International Running Association is associated with IAAF to manage the global development of trail running over the world. Since its official launch in 2013 it has carried out a significant number of initiatives which we survey here as they stand now at the end of 2017. __________________ . INTERNATIONAL TRAIL RUNNING ASSOCIATION: EVOLUTION 2012 […]

October 04

John Muir Trail FKT attempt by John Tidd over 72 hours non-stop. Video, personal report and photos.

. Searching for Adventure: Thoughts and Trip report on the JMT FKT Attempt . Note: this may be a bit long but hopefully with serve those that come after in their search for FKT adventure along the JMT. . First, I wanted to clear up a misconception…many think I am disappointed with the run. Not. […]

July 26

ALPINULTRAS 2017 SERIES CLIMBS CATALAN PYRENEES FOR ITS SECOND STAGE AT ULTRA TRAIL VALLS D´ANEU (96k/D+7.200m)

. Alpinultras 2017 reaches this  its‘indómita’ race at Catalan Pyrenees: Ultra Trail Valls d’Àneu (96k/D+7.200m). The race covers 96km with 7,200 meters of positive gradient, starting Saturday 29JUL at 00.00 at Es-terri d’Àneu, heart of the Catalan Pyrenees. It runs through valleys, peaks and mountain villages such as Espot, Coma Negra, Puerto La Bonaigua or […]

July 17

SKYRUNNING EXTREME SERIES KICKS OFF AT GRAN PARADISO WITH MAITE MAIORA AND BHIM GURUNG AS LEADERS

. The first of the 2017 Skyrunning Extreme races kicked off in  Italy´s Royal Ultra Skymarathon yesterday over a 55k/D+4144m course. Spain´s  Maite Maiora and Nepal´s Bhim Gurung took the first victory in the season at Gran Paradiso National Park.   _________________ . ROYAL ULTRA SKYMARATHON 2017 RACE REPORT . From an unusual start on top […]

Luis Alberto Hernando celebrates gold at 2016 Skyrunning Ultra World Champs July 05

SKYRUNNING ULTRA EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP AT HIGH TRAIL VANOISE WITH LUIS ALBERTO HERNANDO, DANI GARCÍA, GEMMA ARENAS, EVA MOREDA…

. The first of the 2017 European Skyrunning Championships races kicks off this weekend in Val d’Isère, France, with a stacked field of 300 competitors heading up Europe’s highest race on July 8, 2017 in the Ultra category. The Odlo High Trail Vanoise is also valid for Skyrunner World Series ranking, is set in one of […]

June 07

MAXI RACE ANNECY 2017: François D’haene videointerview as winner 111km

. Salomon Gore-Tex MaXi-Race 2017 offered up to ten different races  from 12km to 111km over three days, from 26 to 28 May. “Developed by runners, for runners”, all the race formats on offer are open to amateur and elite athletes alike and give each participant the freedom to choose the appropriate distance. This 7th […]

June 04

ULTRA SKYMARATHON MADEIRA 2017: RACE REPORT, RESULTS AND PHOTOS. Victory and course record for Jon Albon and Hillary Allen.

. The 2017 racing calendar kicked off yesterday for the Ultras of the Skyrunner National Series, created and managed by the Ocisport company. Jon Albon and Hillary Allen have taken the victory and also set new records. The men’s podium also saw Aurelien Dunand-Pallaz and Dmitry Mityaev, as well as Ekaterina Mityaeva and Elisabet Bertrán […]

January 18

VERTICAL KILOMETER WORLD CIRCUIT 2017: 17 RACES INCLUDING ZEGAMA, TRANSVULCANIA FUENTEDE AND CABANERA

. The global trail running calendar for 2017 moves on: We first presented the Ultra Trail World Tour 2017, with 23 races, then we brought you those other 23 that are part of Skyrunner World Series 2017, arriving with new formats, new races and more money for elite runners. Today we announce the brand new Vertical Kilometer World […]

January 10

TRANSVULCANIA 2017 SELLS OUT ENTRIES FOR 45K-73K RACES: INFO, PHOTOGALLERY AND VIDEOINTERVIEW IDA NILSSON, WINNER 2016.

. Trasvulcania 2017 communicated today its has sold out all extra entries made available after the original slots for the 45k & 73k races were exhausted back in December. A waiting list has been opened for those still interested plus there are still registration available for other races within the event, such as the Half […]

December 02

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2017 CALENDAR. 23 RACES INC. ZEGAMA, TRANSVULCANIA, ULTRAPIRINEU & BUFF EPIC TRAIL

. The global trail running calendar for 2017 moves on. After sharing the 23 races that will form Ultra Trail World Tour 2017, today we bring you those 23 that are part of Skyrunner World Series 2017, arriving with new formats, new races and more money for elite runners. .   _________________________ . SKYRUNNER WORLD […]