Tag Archives: trail running switzerland

November 05

ENGADINER AND VERTICAL SOMMERLAUF INSPIRE WITH TOP INTERNATIONAL ATHLETES

The Engadiner Sommerlauf took place last weekend in heart of Switzerland, St. Moritz and both days ended smoothly, with many happy faces to be seen under the best summer and running weather. The Special Edition 2020 was impressive, with a very dense field of top international athletes who led the races with great speed. At the Engadiner Sommerlauf, Ivana Iozzia from Italy and James Davies from Great […]

May 05

SIERRE ZINAL 2020: EVENT SAVE THE DATE TO SEPTEMBER DUE COVID-19

. Sierre Zinal 2020 moved out to September 13th due the COVID-19 outbreak, A strange decision looking at the situation in the whole world and seeing how the different countries are fighting against the COVID-19. Will the event be celebrated in September? Well, let’s see if the would not need to move it again. Also […]

August 11

SIERRE ZINAL 2019: MOUNTAIN RUNNING WORLD CUP. KILIAN JORNET AND MAUDE MATHYS SMASH THE RECORDS

. ¡SIERRE ZINAL 2019 LIVE! Since 4.45 the race was on for the popular “touristes” as they are locally baptized, with the elites taking off at 10AM for a total of 5.000 mountain runners on the go. Kilian Jornet and Maude Mathys took the gold ans smashed the previous male and female records by about […]

August 06

SIERRE ZINAL 2018: RACE PREVIEW. The Course, the favorites and trail running gear guide by Ida Nilsson (Zegama & Transvulcania winner)

. The Sierre Zinal race is one of the best in the world, due to is long history, scenic views and ever competitive field.  It is a classic sports event held in the Swiss Valais region, linking the towns of Sierre (585m) with Zinal (1685m) by a trail that climbs up to a course summit […]

August 14

Kilian Jornet wins at Sierre Zinal for the fith time. Lucy Wambiu leads the women. Race report and results.

.   Spaniard Kilian Jornet and Kenyan Lucy Wambui won the 44th edition of the classic Sierre-Zinal, with 4,350 runners enrolled in the race. This mountain race is held in Switzerland over a a 31k/D+2,000m course that stands out for its history, atmosphere and big cash prizes. . Kilian achieved his fifth victory, after 2009, […]