Tag Archives: ultra trail spain

November 06

Ehunmilak 2020 to open registrations tomorrow for its 168k-88k-42k in July. Ehunmilak renounces UTMB points for ethical reasons, while still awarding ITRA points.

. EHUNMILAK 2020 OPENS REGISTRATION TOMORROW 17H.(GMT+1) The celebration of the eleventh edition will be in July 10-12, with the opening tomorrow, after an Eunmilak 2019 that gave us a great sport and popular show. Last night the last big change for this edition was confirmed, and what a change: Having always been a race […]

September 13

ALPINULTRAS 2019: CANFRANC ALPINULTRAS CELEBRATES ITS 13TH EDITION, AS WMRA 2020 WORLD CUP CANDIDATE

. Canfranc-Canfranc arrives as second stage for Alpinultras series, after Tenerife Blue Trail and before Desafío Cainejo which had to be moved by the end of this month due the bad weather. The 100k/D+8.848m challenging course links three ski resorts and suumits up to ten iconic peaks in the Pyrenees, after thirteen editions in crescendo, […]

May 16

ALPINULTRAS 2019: Kick off at the hearth of Picos de Europa, DESAFIO EL CAINEJO, beautiful yet extreme challenge.

. On May 18 at dawn the bagpipe will sound again at Caín de Valdeón. This small town of Leon will honor again to Gregorio Pérez “El Cainejo”, the humble shepherd who back in 1904 achieved the impossible, guiding the first ascent to the never before climbed Naranjo de Bulnes. After the horn, a small […]

September 02

KILIAN JORNET RETIRED DUE TO A BEE´S STING: PERSONAL DECLARATIONS. 

..   Kilian Jornet retired from the UTMB 2018 when close to the Bonatti refuge 92k due to a bee´sting. Having been stung just three hours before the race, he then suffered an allergic reaction and stomach pains after the wound. Watch and read below, Kilian Jornet’s statement after retiring from the UTMB after he […]

September 01

ULTRA TRAIL MONT BLANC 2018: THE UTMB WEEK SUMMARY. SEVEN GREAT RACES IN THE ALPS

. UTMB 2018 is finishing, the Ultra Trail of Montblanc that was born in 2003, with 700 hundred runners, now it holds 10,000 runners and 2,000 volunteers from 100 different countries, starting in Chamonix from August 27th to September 2nd, seven races has been driven around the Mont Blanc crossing 3 different countries France, Italy […]

August 26

ULTRA TRAIL MONT BLANC 2018: PROGRAM, RACES AND FAVORITES

. UTMB 2018 is coming, the Ultra Trail of Montblanc was born in 2003, with 700 hundred runners, now it holds 10,000 runners and 2,000 volunteers from 100 different countries, starting in Chamonix from August 27th to September 2nd, seven races will driven around the Mont Blanc crossing 3 different countries France, Italy and Switzerland. […]

May 12

TRAIL RUNNING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 AT PENYAGOLOSA TRAILS: HOW THE RACE UNFOLDED

  The Trail World Championships kicked off at 6am with a sprint, round the track at Universitat Jaume I. Luis Alberto seemed to be leading the sprint! We hope that’s a good sign! Runners from 49 countries gathered in Castellón, to see who will be crowned World Champions. At the Useres checkpoint at 31k Zach […]

May 07

TRAIL RUNNING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 AT PENYAGOLOSA TRAILS: PREVIEW. PROGRAM, RACE COURSE AND FAVORITES FROM Spain, France, UK, Italy, USA…)

. The 2018 Trail World Championships (TWC) will take place on Saturday May 12th 2018 in Castellón de la Plana in Spain. The event is co-organized by IAU (International Association of Ultrarunners), ITRA, Penyagolosa Trails and the Real Federación Española de Atletismo. It is th 4th edition of the TWC following previous events at France (Annecy 2015); Portugal (Peneda Geres 2016) and Italy […]

December 15

ALPINULTRAS 2018: Toughest ultra trail series in Spain launches its third edition, totalling 219k/D+18.000m from Pyrenees to Picos de Europa.

. Alpinultras 2018 was presented yesterday at Huesca, by the central Pyrenees. The third edition of the project is once again dedicated to promoting great endurance traverses over high mountains, by means of seal of health studies, race series and permanent trail, trekking  and mountain bike centers. . The race series will total 219k/D+18.000m to […]

August 09

Ultra Trail Mont Blanc: The film, Le Film, La Película. Memories from the best of UTMB 2016.

. Ultra Trail Mont Blanc 2017 is coming up, just round the corner. After all those years, it has consolidated itself as the global trail running summit. Ever since we started covering it live back in 2008, the event has escalated both in terms of races held, trailrunners involved and must of all media impact. […]

June 07

UTMB 2017 confirms spaniards as second largest group, after french. 92 nationalities to be present.

. Trail running is a global sport already, and ever more so. Today the organizers of Ultra Trail Mont Blanc have issued a key figures summary whereby we confirm that almost 100 nationalities wil be present there. And, after the french, spaniards will be once again the most numerous group to race around Pays du […]

June 02

DESAFIO EL CAINEJO KICKED OFF ALPINULTRAS 2017 SERIES AT PICOS DE EUROPA.

. Last weekend saw the first race of the Alpinultras Series 2017 held in the little village of Caín at Picos de Europa mountain range in northern Spain. The series comprise four alpine mountain races with offer a total of 323 kms and 27,000 meters positive ascent. It is necessary to complete at least three […]

March 21

TRAIL RUNNING SPAIN: K42 MALLORCA RACE REPORT BY TRACY DEAN, 2nd woman overall (RAIDLIGHT – MOUNTAIN FUEL)

. The mountains of Spain host over a thousand trail running events per year, from the Pyrenees to Lanzarote. The Balearic Islands are among those territories blessed with a superb combination of well know beaches and vertical mountain trails to enjoy, climbing up to over 1.400m high at the Serra Tramuntana. . This 2017 the […]

November 29

Gran Trail Peñalara 2017 (11k-60k-110k): Last hours to enter, before DEC1 lottery. Race report by Casey Morgan.

.  Gran Trail Peñalara ultra trail was launched back in 2010 aimed at commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the mountain club RSEA Peñalara, which was celebrated in 2013. Ever since, the race has grown up to become the most important annual trail running event in central Spain. This 2017 the 8th edition of the […]

July 18

ULTRA SIERRA NEVADA 103KM BY CASEY MORGAN (3rd overall): Personal race report & Videointerview with Mayayo

. The third edition of the Ultra Trail Sierra Nevada´s demanding 103km climb to Veleta Peak over 3.000 meters high enjoyed over 1.300 runners from 14 countries, including the likes of Esther Alves (Salomon from Portugal); Gediminas Grinius (Vibram, from Latvia) and Casey Morgan (Compressport – Scotland) Right after crossing the finish line, we take […]

December 27

PICOS DE EUROPA: OCHO LUNAS MULTISTAGE ULTRA TRAIL AT NATIONAL PARK. (300K/D+40.000m/June11-18)

. The Picos de Europa massif in northern Spain always provide a framework of great beauty for trail running and mountain lovers: Rugged terrain, charming villages and most usually high technical demands per kilometer. Names of races like Travesera de Picos, Desafío El Cainejo or Transvaldeónica are well known and highly regarded by aficionados. This […]

July 20

TRAIL RUNNING PYRENEES: OSCAR PEREZ & NEREA MARTÍNEZ WIN ULTRA TRAIL VALLS D´ANEU (93K/D+7350m)

Ultra Trail Valls d’Aneu has greatly consolidated on a national level after its second edition with nearly 700 participants. The main event was the extremely tough 93k/D+7.350m mountain challenge attempted by 158 seasoned runners and won by world renowned veterans Oscar Perez and Nerea Martinez. In addition, the 44k/D+3.330m Endurance Race, plus the Popular Run […]

May 05

101km Ronda (May 9th) Superb Ultrarunning in the heart of Andalusia, by Mark Woolley

. The most charismatic ultrarunning event in Spain? Tough call that is, for sure. But certainly the 101km at Ronda, for trail runners, mountain bikers and duathletes certainly ranks foremost, both on the huge numbers involved, with over 7.000 competitors and its long standing tradition. . Learn more about this race here with a veteran […]

July 17

Gran Trail Peñalara 2014 (10k-60k-80k-110k) See final video and photo gallery.

 Gran Trail Peñalara ultra trail was launched back in 2010 aimed at commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the mountain club RSEA Peñalara, which was celebrated lat year 2013. Ever since, the race has grown up to become the most important annual trail running event in all central Spain. This 2014 it was qualifying race […]

April 25

TRAIL RUNNING SPAIN: ULTRA TRAIL MALLORCA SERRA TRAMUNTANA. Race report by Casey Morgan. (2nd overall)

Trail running in Spain this 2014  keeps on getting larger and better organized, as proved by this Ultra Majorca Serra Tramuntana 4th edition. Our mate Casey Morgan, from Scotland shares here his race report after achieving the 2nd position overall. Well done, Casey!  Official full results Ultra Mallorca Serra Tramuntana 107k 2014 _________________________ . Ultra Majorca […]

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