Tag Archives: trail running asia

March 13

Ultra Trail Mount Fuji 2020: 2020 EDITION HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

. The Ultra Trail Mount Fuji 2020 has been cancelled due the COVID-19 outbreak. The overall Director of the Ultra-Trail Mt. Fuji Race Committee, Tsuyoshi Kaburaki said in their press release “First of all, we would like to express our deep sympathy to the victims of the novel coronavirus that has been spreading around the […]

January 20

VIBRAM HONG KONG 100: YOU PEIQUAN AND XIANG FUZHAO BREAKING RECORDS IN THE 10TH EDITION

. The Ultra-Trail World Tour global series started this weekend with s the season this weekend with the VIBRAM HONG KONG 100. The races were won by Chinese runners You Peiquan setting up a new record with 10h00:17 and Xiang Fuzhao setting a new record too with 11:28:21 in perfect conditions for trail running. The […]

January 15

VIBRAM HONG KONG 100: THE FIRST STAGE OF THE ULTRA TRAIL WORLD TOUR CELEBRATES ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY

. The Ultra-Trail World Tour global series starts the season this weekend with the VIBRAM HONG KONG 100. The 10th edition of Hong Kong’s original 100km individual ultra-marathon, the Vibram Hong Kong 100, will take place on Saturday 18th January. For the first time, the event will also include a 56km race, “The Half”, which […]

April 25

Ultra Trail Mount Fuji 2019: Kicks off tomorrow with 2,663 runners

. ULTRA-TRAIL Mt. FUJI 2019 is about to kick off at noon JST (UTC+9), Friday April 26 from Fujisan Kodomo-no-Kuni (Fuji, Shizuoka). Runners will follow the course clockwise around Mt. Fuji, and make a turn at Yamanakako to go back and finish at Ohike Kouen (Fujikawaguchiko, Yamanashi). As a result of slight route change from […]

March 15

Ultra Trail Mount Fuji: Announce The North Face – Strava – UTMF collaboration event

. The ULTRA-TRAIL Mt. FUJI Race Committee (Izu City, Shizuoka, Japan, Race Committee Overall Director: Tsuyoshi Kaburaki) is announcing this week that an official supplier contract has been concluded with Strava, Inc. (San Francisco, California, U.S.A., CEO: James Quarles). This contract realizes a new three-way collaboration between THE NORTH FACE, a brand of Goldwin, which […]

April 26

Ultra Trail Mount Fuji 2018 kicks off tomorrow, with Pau Capell, Bowman and Chaigneau among top favorites.

. ULTRA-TRAIL Mt. FUJI, one of the most international ultra-distance trail running events representing Japan, will kick off its 6th edition on Friday, April 27. The event comes back to the springtime since its last edition in September 2016 and no race in 2017. Spaniard Pau Capell is among top favorites after his win at […]

April 07

UTMB International created by Autour du Mont-Blanc and OC Sports. GaoliGong by UTMB to launch April 2018.

. Trail running is a global sport already, and ever more so. The joint creation of UTMB International has just been announced by Autour du Mont-Blanc and OC Sport, two sports marketing companies specialising in outdoor events. The new enterprise is to be focused upon speeding up and controlling the development of the UTMB brand beyond Europe, […]

January 14

Hong Kong 100 kicks off Ultra trail world Tour 2017. Winners Nuria Picas and Yun Quiao. Race report, results and photos.

The Ultra Trail World Tour 2017 is on! The Vibram Hong Kong 100 was its kick-off today. The city of hills was once again the center of the ultra trail world, with an outstanding cast of front runners, despite running in January. Among the favorites were Nuria Picas, Javi Domínguez and Silvia Trigueros along with […]