For 10 years, the Run Larapinta Stage Race has been luring runners to the Red Centre to experience an unforgettable journey through a majestic landscape, one step at a time. Remarkably, the event has sold out in a record-breaking four hours of opening entries yesterday as 200 eager participants burst out of the starting blocks to secure their place at the bucket-list event.
The Sky Gran Canaria witnessed the grand culmination of the Valsir Mountain World Cup Finalissima with a riveting display of athleticism on Sunday, as Kenyan athletes Joyce Muthoni Njeru and Philemon Kiriago etched their names into the annals of mountain running history. This exhilarating event marked the end of...
Amidst the breathtaking backdrop of Sky Gran Canaria, athletes hailing from Great Britain, the United States, Kenya, and Spain showcased their remarkable mountain running prowess during the Valsir Mountain Running World Cup Finalissima. This sporting event witnessed outstanding performances and unexpected hurdles, making it a riveting spectacle.
In a remarkable demonstration of stamina and resolve, Kilian Jornet, one of the world's most lauded mountain and ultra-distance athletes, has accomplished a truly astonishing feat that has captivated adventure enthusiasts and sports aficionados alike. Recently, Jornet undertook the incredible challenge of summiting all 177 peaks exceeding 3,000 meters in the Pyrenees during an epic eight-day adventure, an endeavor he candidly described as "one of the most formidable trials I've ever faced." Such sentiments carry tremendous weight coming from an athlete renowned for his multifaceted skill set and his penchant for embarking on lengthy, often solitary, mountain exploits.
Jim Walmsley, the accomplished ultrarunner who recently made history with his victory at the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB), continues to astound the world of endurance sports. In another extraordinary feat, he secured the top position at the 115K Roubion-Nice race hosted at Nice Côte d’Azur by UTMB, crossing the challenging course in an impressive 11 hours, 21 minutes, and 5 seconds. This win not only adds another accolade to his already illustrious career but also guarantees his entry into next year's highly anticipated Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run.
In an alarming development, an experienced trail runner has vanished during an adventurous 28-mile journey through Rocky Mountain National Park. Chad Pallansch, a 49-year-old resident of Fort Collins, Colorado, embarked on this challenging expedition, which encompassed the formidable Continental Divide and rugged terrain.
The picturesque landscapes of Southern France are about to bear witness to the triumphant return of trail running sensation, Jim Walmsley, at the upcoming 'Roubion-Nice' race. This event, an integral part of the UTMB World Series, is poised to deliver a thrilling weekend of endurance challenges against the stunning backdrop of Nice Côte d'Azur. Complementing the marquee 100-mile Ultra Trail Métropole Nice, there are equally enticing races, including the 50km Menton-Nice and the 20km Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat-Nice.
American runner Mike McMonagle and Canadian runner Alissa St-Laurent have etched their names in the annals of running history as the winners of the prestigious Grindstone Running Festival's 100-mile race by UTMB held this past weekend. Their achievement is a remarkable demonstration of unwavering endurance and unyielding determination.
In a remarkable display of stamina and determination, Andy Symonds and Sara Escobar-Carron emerged as victors at the Wild110 event of Wildstrubel by UTMB 2023, sealing their places at next year's UTMB World Series Finals.
Rémi Bonnet, a 28-year-old Swiss trail runner and ski-mo racer, embodies the spirit of optimism and possibility. From his teenage years, Bonnet has fearlessly conquered challenging mountain ascents worldwide, showcasing his exceptional abilities. However, one formidable challenge has eluded him—the Pikes Peak Ascent in Manitou Springs, Colorado.