Tag Archives: trail running spain

July 21

UTMB 2020: UTMB FOR THE PLANET LAUNCHED

.   The UTMB for the Planet Virtual Races are now live, giving runners from around the globe the chance to test themselves across four distances based on the legendary races of UTMB Mont Blanc: the OCC, the CCC, UTMB and PTL. Announced a month ago, UTMB for the Planet invites runners to participate in […]

July 07

TRANSVULCANIA 2020 FINALLY CANCELLED: THE COVID-19 MAKES THE TRANSVULCANIA CANCELLED

. Transvulcania 2020 will be finally cancelled due the COVID-19 outbreak. The international health situation caused by Covid-19 forces the cancellation of Transvulcania. The restrictions laid down by the European Union on passenger traffic from third countries and the inability to ensure the health of participants, family members and fans require the organization to postpone […]

June 23

UTMB 2020: UTMB launches “UTMB FOR THE PLANET” the virtual race of UTMB

.   Following the cancellation of the 2020 edition of UTMB Mont Blanc due to the COVID-19 pandemic, UTMB launches of UTMB FOR THE PLANET, a digital sporting event to unite the community. For this new adventure, UTMB offers the runners 4 virtual races based on the main distances of the event; UTMB® Virtual 50, UTMB® Virtual […]

June 17

TOR DES GEANTS 2020: Tor des Géants, Tor des Glaciers, Tot Dret and Passage au Malatrà cancelled for 2020. Organization will reimburse 50% and bib-number guaranteed.

. Tor des Géants is a 357k/D+25.300m ultra trail which takes place all over the Aosta Valley, Italy, in September, with its start and the finish at Courmayeur. The  course must be completed in less than 150 hours, counting on over 43 refreshment points and among them 7 life bases, which allow full services to […]

May 24

HARDROCK 100 2020: CANCELLED DUE COVID-19, TWO YEARS IN A ROW AFTER 2019 SNOWFALLS

  The Hardrock 100 miles 2020 edition has been cancelled due the COVID-19 outbreak. After cancelling last year in 2019 due the snowfall, the ultra-distance race held in the San Juan mountains in Colorado which is one of the most famous ultras on the calendar has been obligated to cancel the event again. Due to […]

May 21

UTMB 2020 CANCELLED: INTERVIEW WITH CATHERINE POLETTI BY ABEL AND MAYAYO.

.   Today, the organization of UTMB has made the decision to postpone all the events for UTMB week in 2020. After the shock, Trailrunningspain.com and carrerasdemontana.com have been able to talk and interview Catherine Poletti, the director and co-founder of Ultra Trail Montblanc, that has opened her house’s doors to explain the reason of […]

May 20

UTMB 2020 CANCELLED DUE COVID-19: THE DECISION IS TAKEN, THERE WILL NOT BE UTMB IN 2020

.   Today, the organization of UTMB has made the decision to postpone all the events for UTMB week. It has been probably a hard decision that will not make happy to everybody, but this is how it is. They could have make a smaller race, just with Europeans, French, shorting out the events, move it […]

May 12

TRANSVULCANIA VIRTUAL RACE: BIG IMPACT OF THE VIRTUAL RACE IN THE DIFFERENT PLATFORMS

. Last weekend was held the Transvulcania Virtual Race. Hold in place of the “real race” the organization decided to held a Virtual Race where asked to participate in Social Networks. The impact on the different platforms of the Transvulcania Virtual Race reaches unprecedented figures in the history of sport on La Palma. The CEO […]

May 06

THE GRAN TRAIL COURMAYEUR 2021: EVENT CANCELLED DUE COVID-19, WILL BE BACK IN 2021

. The Gran Trail Courmayeur 2021 as many other events this year will be cancelled due the COVID-19 outbreak. The even which usually starts and arrive at Courmayeur Mountain Sport Center and was going to be held on July 11-12 has decided not to postponed but cancelled the three events they had. A race of […]

April 27

SCARPA: MARCO DE GASPERI AS NEW BRAND MANAGER TO PICKS UP SPEED IN TRAIL RUNNING.

. SCARPA, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of footwear for outdoor and mountain activities,  announces the arrival of Marco De Gasperi as new Brand Manager for the Trail Running category. With the addition of the  champion  from  Valtellina,  SCARPA ‐ already  a  leader  in  climbing  and  ski  mountaineering ‐ aims  to  become  a  global  […]