Tag Archives: trail running spain 2012

Skygames 2012 taking off in Spain at Central Pyrenees: Skyspeed, Vertical Km, Skybike, Skyraid, Skyrace, Skymarathon.

Skygames 2012 are taking off this weekend at the spanish region of Ribargorza, in Spain´s Central Pyrenees.  Mountain runners from across the world converge on the small towns dotted around this remote and relatively unknown area  to share in six racing specialties from June 29 to July 8. ____________ SKYGAMES 2012: WHAT ARE THEY? The SkyGames, […]

XVI Madrid Alpine Marathon 2012 video. The great classic of trail running in Spain (42k/D+2650m)

The Madrid Alpine Marathon (“Maratón Alpino Madrileño”) is a classic of trail running in Spain.  Born back in 1995, it has gone on ever since to become the oldest and one of the most charismatic trail races in Spain today . Great champions from the world over have challenged themselves over its demanding course in […]

Zegama Skymarathon 2012: Official race video by Salomon, starring Emelie Forsberg & Anna Frost

Zegama Sky marathon 2012 full results available here Zegama Sky marathon 2012 was ran under cold, muddy and wet course conditions, which made the race even more demanding on a technical and physical level than previous years, but also accounted for a very special edition as captured in this video by Salomon Running ZEGAMA SKY […]

Kilian Jornet´s “Summits of my life Project”: Skyrunning from Mont Blanc 2012 to Everest 2015. And Bruno Brunod.

Kilian Jornet has just unveiled his “Summits of My Life” project. A personal challenge that shall take him running from the summit of Mont-Blanc in 2012 to that of Mount Everest by 2015. In between, mystic mountains such as Matterhorn, Elbrus,  Aconcagua and Mc Kinley. In doing so, he treads in the footsteps of ilustrous pioneers, […]

Ibiza UltraTeam 2012: Trail running race review, photos and video (74k/D+1378m)

This brand new Ibiza Ultra Team 2012 was born with a most original format, blending an individual and a team race in three segments of trail running 74k, mountain bike 100k and open water swimming of 10.6 k. Over 400 ahtletes went for it last 28th April.  Ibiza Ultra Team 2012 results: Trail running ultra 74k. […]

Montserrat – Matagalls Ultra (101k/DT8.000m/14h) first edition, cancelled

On the 31th of March and quite unexpectedly, the race organizer -Centro Excursionista de Gracia (CEG)- announced the cancellation of the very first edition of the event, less than three months before the official race day of 16th June. The laconic statmente on the organizer´s web  says:  “Cancellation of the MMUltra: Despite the support of […]

Zegama Aizkorri 2012 (42k/DT5.472m): Track, profile and superb entry list for 20th May

Updated 22may: Zegama Skymarathon race review, full results & video here. The Zegama – Aizkorri 2012 alpine marathon, (Spain) is to open up the ISF Skyrunner World Series this year on an extremely high note A superb entry list for this basque trail running event has just been announced today by the International Skyrunning Federation The list […]

Transvulcania 2012 (83k/DT8.525m): Entry list, course map and race profile.

Update 17may: see Tranvulcania 2012 race report, results and photos here. Transvulcania La Palma, with its 83km/DT8.525m course was a rising star from the very moment the ISF Calendar 2012 was announced. It was to be the very first race among the hot new Ultra skymarathon Series coming up for the first time in history. Today, the […]

Trail Running Spain 2012: Aragon Official race calendar

Aragon is the spanish region (Capital: Saragossa) just south of the Central Pyreenes. It has traditionally been the main playground for spanish mountaneers as it boasts the highest concentration of peaks surpassing 3.000 meters. That geographic fact, coupled with its low population density and very well preserved wilderness no doubt explain why trail running around […]

Asics Trail race Series: Trail Donostia – Hondarribia (31k/d+1300m) sold out in 3 hours

 Results for the I Donostia-Hondarrribia Trail 2011: 444 finishers. This  trail race was created last year by the acredited “Club Deportivo Fortuna” to mark its centennial year.  The club is best known in Spain for its 20.000 finishers road race from Behobia to San Sebastian. A most classic 20k commonly referred to as “La Behobia”. In […]