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Vallecamonica is ready to host the 28. World Mountain Running Championships 2012. - 29 August 2012 Print
2012wchlogo.jpgThe Atletic Vallecamonica Club with its member under the direction of the General Director Innocente Agostini, together all the people living at Temù and Ponte di Legno Vallecamonica,  are ready to host on next week end the 28. World Mountain Running Championships.
This is the seventh time that World Mountain Running Championships is held in Italy.
The uphill race is really a technic track and it will be a perfect terrain for the battle among the top mountain runners for the world titles 2012.
The finish line will be at Tonale Pass, a very famous place in the Italian Alps.
It was a great job for the WMRA delegates Raimondo Balicco and Tomo Sarf to coordinate the work of the LOC that accepted the job with plenty of enthusiasm and energy with the clear goal - to organize a good sport event.

Ugandan Stephen Kiprotich, Marathon Olympic Champion 2012, shows that mountain running is athletics! - 25 August 2012 Print
kiprotich2010kamnika.jpgStephen Kiprotich run the race of his life to become only the second Ugandan to win Olympic Gold (John Akii-Bua won the 400m hurdles in the 1972 Games in Munich to bag the first ever gold).
He is a long-distance  runner and his career shows to everybody that among the discipline of athletics there is also mountain running.
Uganda Athletics Federation was one  of the first Federation in Africa that considered mountain running as discipline of athletics and decided that a great number of its runners must take part to international mountain races, at the same time competing in marathon or cross country or track (10 km., 5 km.  or 3.000 mt steeplechase): it seems a winning policy!

Triumph for Colombian team at the 7. CONSUDATLE Mountain Running Championships 2012. - 14 August 2012 Print
2012_lopez.jpgRunners from five South American Countries run the 7. CONSUDATLE Mountain running Championships at the wonderful venue of the Canon of Chicamocha in Aratoca, Santader Region.
In fact were present athletes coming from Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela and, of course hosting Country, Colombia.
The races were also an important check for the next 28. WMRA World Mountain Running Championships 2012 in Italy on next 2. September 2012.

11. August 2012: in Colombia the 7. CONSUDATLE Mountain Running Championships. - 09 August 2012 Print
canon-09.jpgOn next August 11, in Colombia, at the venue of the Canon of Chicamocha in Aratoca, Santader Region, there will be the 7. CONSUDATLE Mountain Running Championships, Continental event with an amount of about 15 millions of pesos (about 6.750,00 euros) like prizes.
Announced the presence of runners coming from eight South American Nations and in particular from  Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Ecuador, Chile, Peru, Bolivia and, of course, host Country, Colombia.
The race will be valid also as selection race for the teams in preparation of the next 28. WMRA World Mountain Running Championships that will be held in Italy (Temù - Ponte di Legno, Vallecamonica) on next September 2, 2012.

4. Harakiri Mountain Race 2012:clash of the “Titans” - 06 August 2012 Print
2012gp3wm.jpgThe starting shot for the Harakiri Mountain Race was fired once again in Mayrhofen on the 5. August 2012.
Amateur athletes were given the opportunity to test their sporting prowess against the crème de la crème of the mountain sports scene.
270 athletes from over 20 nations travelled here to take on the challenge in wonderful weather conditions. Steep, steeper, steepest. The runners battled it out to the finishing line over a distance of 10.4 km and 1,170 metres in altitude. Last year's winner in the men's discipline, Azaria Weldemariam from Eritrea, retained his crown and won with a time of 52:02,30. Austrian Sabine Reiner won the women's category with a time of 1:01:20,60. The Harakiri Mountain Race is part of the International Austrian Mountain Running Cup, tour stop of the WMRA Grand-Prix and Salomon Running Tour.
For the first time this year, Mayrhofen was also host to the Tyrolean Championships with a designated race route for junior athletes.

4. stage of the WMRA Grand Prix in Austria: preview of 4. Harakiri Mountain Running in Mayrhofen. - 03 August 2012 Print
2012_gp4trophy.jpgJust a few days to go! On Sunday, 5. of August the Harakiri Mountain Running-race takes place in Mayrhofen for the 4. time.
The whole place is eagerly waiting for the athletes to arrive and the starting shot on Sunday at 10.00 a.m. in the center of Mayrhofen.
The crème de la crème of the international mountain running scene will meet to compete in the Mayrhofen - Hippach holiday region.

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