Tag Archives: trail running

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 […]

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 11

SKYRUNNING WORLD SERIES: CANCELLED DUE THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

.   The international circuit of Skyrunning will not take place in 2020 due to the consequences of the sanitary crisis that has hit the world. The 52-week ranking, taking into account results of the past 52 weeks, will be frozen. However, some of the races of the circuit will still be launched, but they […]

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 […]

April 28

SKYRUNNING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: POSTPONED DUE THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK TILL 2021

.   The 2020 Skyrunning World Championships was going to be celebrated this July 10-12, 2020 at the BUFF® Mountain Festival in the Spanish Pyrenees, however and due the COVID-19 outbreak, the event has been postponed to the same venue in 2021. Because of this, runners such as Kilian Jornet or Jan Margarit will no […]

March 21

SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2020: UPDATE – SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES CIRCUIT POSTPONED TO JULY

. Due to the global effects of the Coronavirus COVID-19, the Skyrunner World Series has made the decision that no race of the 2020 circuit will be held before the end of July. As it stands today, the upcoming season will start with Skyrace Comapedrosa on the 26th of July 2020. These necessary precautions have […]

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 […]

March 11

MAXI-RACE ANNECY 2020: ANNECY DATES WILL NOT BE AFFECTED BY NOW DUE COVID-19

. With the current corona virus outbreak now affecting the entire planet, including France and the Haute Savoie, the MaXi-Race organizing team would like inform runners of the situation as of March 9, 2020. On March 8, 2020, public authorities in France implemented new restrictive measures for major public events. These measures will remain in […]