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January 04

UTMB INTERNATIONAL: WORLD TRAIL SUMMIT IN AUGUST PLUS THREE EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD

. After the success in the first editions of GaoligongByUTMB and OmanByUMTB hold in 2018. UTMB international continues spreading its trademark and it will host this year the new UshuaiaByUTMB in April and OmanByUTMB in November, leaving GaoligongByUTMB for next 2020. World Trail Summit will continue be placed in Chamonix during the last week of August […]

December 12

K42 VILLA LA ANGOSTURA (42K-15K) CRISTIAN MOHAMED AND RAGNA DEBATS WINS. THE RACE by MAYAYO.

  . The 16th edition of K42 Villa La Angostura is now history. One of the best mountain marathons in South America hosted more than 2,000 bib-numbers in their 15k-42k races, many of the elite runners have already run there, including Kilian Jornet, Miguel Heras, Luis Alberto Hernando, Oihana Kortazar, Zaid Ait Malek or the […]

October 03

PIKES PEAK MARATHON: RECORDS ARE MADE TO BE BROKEN. A COLORADO STORY. WITH ZEBULON PIKE, JHON BARR AND ARNO SUOMINEN.

. A short story written by Mayayo and originally published at italian magazine Spirito Trail OCT18 issue   Unconfirmed reports state that America´s mountain, the famous Pike´s Peak that stands alone over Colorado Springs at 4.302m has been climbed up and down by a woman, Megan Kimmel, via Barr Trail in just  4H15M. Sh would […]

September 11

RING OF STEALL IN SCOTLAND TO DECIDE FINALISTS FOR SALOMON GOLDEN TRAIL SERIES. Course, favorites and the other races

.. The Golden Trail Series is about to hold its fifth stop this weekend at Ring of Steall, Scotland. This event also represents the final chance to qualify for Grand Finale in South Africa. The course is the most technical in the series, being a variation of the classic ‘Ring of Steall’ ridge-walking route. This 29k/D+2,500m mountain […]

August 22

PIKES PEAK MARATHON 2018: FROM COLOMBIA TO AMERICAS MOUNTAIN, IN COLORADO. RACE REPORT BY EMILY SCHMITZ (4TH WOMEN, 4H44M)

. This past Sunday was the 63rd edition of the Pikes Peak Marathon in Manitou Springs, marking the fourth race of the Golden Trail Series and the only U.S.-based race in the circuit. This iconic American trail race was the first U.S. marathon to allow female competitors, even long before Katherine Switzer slid her way […]

August 20

PIKES PEAK MARATHON 2018 GOES TO DAKOTA JONES AND MEGAN KIMMEL (CR!). ORIOL CARDONA AND LAURA ORGUÉ TAKE SILVER.

.. The Golden Trail Series held its fourth stop this weekend at Pikes Peak Marathon in Colorado, where two locals took the gold and two spaniards the silver. Dakota Jones and Megan Kimmel won, with Kimmel setting a new women’s course record of 4:15:04 to break the mark that had stood since 1981 by 14 seconds. […]

June 24

WESTERN STATES 2018 (162k/D+5370m) : RESULTS AND PICTURES. Jim Walmsley (record 14h30) and Courtny Daltwater win

. The Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run 2018 has seen Jim Walmsley y Courtney Daltwater as  winners, with a race record of 14h30 for Jim Walmsley. As we have mentioned in previous articles, this Ultra is the oldest 100 miles in the world, in 2018 the 369 runners suffered till 38ºC en carrera. Jim and François d´Haene fighted […]

June 22

Western States 2018 (162k/D+5370m) Race preview: History, course details and top runners.

. The Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run is the world’s oldest 100-mile trail race. Starting in Squaw Valley, California near the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics and ending 100.2 miles later in Auburn, California, Western States, in the decades since its inception in 1974, has come to represent one of the ultimate endurance tests in […]

December 06

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU, THE END: “BE IN THE MOMENT” BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru is now over, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair leading the pack from start to finish over its 250km.  After previous notes on  prerace report with favorites and race data, the bivouac zero experience, thoughts on the simple life, survival creativity, hunger an even thoughts of morphing into a snake, today our […]

December 05

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU 2017, FINAL 250KM: WINNERS RACHID EL MORABITY AND NATHALIE MAUCLAIR

  Marathon des Sables Peru finished yesterday, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair as winners.  The sixth and last stage of the MARATHON DES SABLES PERU saw 222 finishers, ,who have shared an extraordinary adventure that will leave them with imperishable memories.   ________________________. . MARATHON DES SABLES PERU 2017: FINAL STAGE The final arrival of […]

December 04

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU, STAGE 5-42k: “SNAKE” BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru saw its fith stage yesterday, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair leading the pack as the finish line comes ever closer. After previous notes on  prerace report with favorites and race data, the bivouac zero experience, thoughts on the simple life, survival creativity and hunger, today our special correspondent Gediminas Grinius shares […]

December 03

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU, STAGE 4-68k: “HUNGER” BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru saw its main stage yesterday, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair leading the pack once again, yet this time Remigio Huaman came in together with the moroccan.  After previous notes on  prerace report with favorites and race data, the bivouac zero experience, thoughts on the simple life and survival creativity, today our […]

December 01

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU, STAGE 3-30k: “SURVIVAL CREATIVITY” BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru saw its third stage yesterday, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair as stage winners for third time in a row. Our live coverage moves on with the runers as well. After previous notes on  prerace report with favorites and race data, the bivouac zero experience, and thoughts on the simple life, […]

November 30

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU, STAGE 2-42k: “THE SIMPLE LIFE” BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru saw its second stage yesterday, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair again as stage winners. Our live coverage moves on with the runers as well. After our previous prerace report with favorites and race data, and bivouac zero experience before the race, today our special correspondent Gediminas Grinius shares into the […]

November 29

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU AT STAGE 1-37k: “LESSONS LEARNED” BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru kicked off yesterday, with Rachid el Morabity and Natahlie Mauclair already clear leaders after 37km. Our live coverage moves on with the runers as well. After our previous prerace report with favorites and race data, and bivouac zero experience before the race, today our special correspondent Gediminas Grinius finds out how very […]

November 27

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU 250km (NOV28-DEC4): BIVOUAC ZERO BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru will kick off tomorrow its inaugural edition. After the prerace report with favorites and race data publishd yesterday, follow us on here with the program, favorites and a personal insight from our very own inside the race correspondent, Ultra Trail World Tour 2016 Champion Gediminas Grinius. Tday we share into […]

November 26

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU: PROGRAMME, FAVORITES AND PERSONAL INSIGHT BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru is just about to launch its inaugural edition: From NOV 28th to DEC 4th some of the top ultrarunners in the world will tak on 250km all over the Ica desert on a self-sufficiency basis. It will also be third race of the franchise this year, after the Marathon des […]

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. […]

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