Tag Archives: trail running

September 16

WORLD RECORD FOR THE MOST ELEVATION GAIN IN 24H: ELISE DELANNOY WILL ATTEMPT TO BEAT A MEN’S WORLD RECORD!

Rare indeed so the spotlight is on her, Élise Delannoy will try to beat the world record for the most elevation gain in 24 hours. Originally from Northern France, Élise trains on slag heaps to prepare for her trail running competitions that she participates in throughout the year. Despite her limited training grounds, she was […]

September 09

UTMB for the Planet 2020: A great success for the first edition with a total of 100,000 euros donated to WWF France

.   UTMB for the Planet, the digital and unifying initiative launched after the cancellation of the UTMB Mont-Blanc, has come to a close. From July 20 to August 30, UTMB for the Planet provided the global community of trail runners with an innovative way to interact remotely and to take on new challenges in […]

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 […]