The second round of the 2019 World Cup crosses the Atlantic for the first time, landing in the snow covered Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. Just West of Lake Tahoe, the race will take place in historic Olympic Valley; home to the 1960 Winter Olympic Games and starting line of the famous Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run.
The 26K Broken Arrow Skyrace will start Sunday morning at 7:00 AM local time at the Squaw Valley Ski Resort, and will be stage #2 of the IAAF / WMRA 2019 Mountain Running World Cup.
Over 360 athletes from 52 countries converged on Portugal for the 5th Trail World Championships last weekend. Many of these athletes arrived at the championships with impressive results from many disciplines of off-road running. Mountain runners, fell runners, sky runners, obstacle course runners, road ultrarunners and of course trail runners, all toed the starting line seeking glory on the 44 km single loop course featuring 2200 meters of climbing and descending.
Written by Smarna gora Race LOC.
This year, the International Ň†marna gora Race is celebrating a historic milestone ‚Äď the event's 40th edition.
To celebrate this special occasion a specific SEARCH ENGINE has been introduced on the web page. Similar to the ‚ÄúWMRA World Championship results statistics‚ÄĚ, it allows users to generate search results like:
The World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) has received interest from the beautiful lake district town of Ambleside located in the north of the UK. Their bid depends on securing the financial support necessary to make these events possible. There is local strong support from former under 18 years old (U18) participants that have moved on to success in senior races suchs World class Mountain and Marathoner Robbie Simpson and former Mountain runner and now the Worlds top triathelete Alistair Brownlee. Both had their success motivated by their participation in the International Mountain Running U18 Cup (formerly Youth Cup).
The WMRA Council is pleased to announce and welcome Sergio Mayayo from Spain on to the World Mountain Running Association Council as the 8th Council member and he will join the WMRA to provide a valuable resource and expertise into the World of off road running. He has been nominated by the Spanish Athletics Federation (RFEA) and the nomination accepted by the WMRA Council. His many years of experience of working on race events and in the media field will be an extremely valuable asset for the WMRA.
DOUGLAS AND MURIGI WINNERS IN MAXIRACE OPENING ROUND OF THE WORLD CUPAndrew Douglas (Great Britain) and Lucy Murigi (Kenya) are the winners of the ‚ÄúSalomon Gore Tex MaxiRace France,‚ÄĚ the opening round of the 2019 World Mountain Running Association World Cup in Annecy.
Written by Alberto Stretti. Pictures by Alexis Courthoud.
Annecy, France will host the opening event on Friday of the 21st Mountain Running World Cup. The 16 km Salomon Gore-Tex Maxi Race combines a spectacular course with great competition, the key ingredients for an exciting season long competition featuring 7 races in 7 different countries. Under the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) banner, France, United States, Austria, Great Britain, Switzerland, Italy and Slovenia will each showcase a mountain running classic before overall World Cup champions are crowned.
Weather in Casto, Italy for the Trofeo Nasego race didn't stop athletes from running fast along the hills and mountains of Savallese. The 2019 edition of this classic mountain running event was an associate race member of the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) and will be part of our Athlete World Ranking. The race also served a national championship for Italy.