43. International Hochfelln-Mountainrace, fifth stage of 18. WMRA World Cup
On next September the 25th, starts in Bergen/Chiemgau the 43. Hochfellnberglauf, this year the first time member of the 18th WMRA World Cup series.
The race was one of the founding members of the Mountain Running Grand Prix, which lately developed into the World Cup.
In 2000, the venue hosted on the same courses also the 16th World Mountain Running Championships.
As every year, most of the best athletes in mountain running comes to Bergen.
Andrea Mayr, Austria, the winner of the World Championship 2016 in Sapareva Banya and Emmily Collinge, GBR, Winner of the European Championship 2016 in Arco are the favorites between the strong female participants.
Petro Mamo, Eritrea and Isaac Kosgei, Kenia, and the strong Italian runners Francesco Puppi and Alex Baldacchini are the male favorites. Together with Jonathan Wyatt, NZL, Antonio Toninelli, Italia, Andrew Douglas and Robbie Simpson, GBR, it will be a real World Cup race.
All LOC hope for good weather and see forward to a great race.
Edited from Tomo Sarf (WMRA Council)
Source of the pictures (Tomo Sarf):
on front page:
- finish area last year.