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GIIR DI MONT XXX ANNIVERSARY

After five thrilling races, the Valsir Mountain Running World Cup makes a triumphant return to Premana, marking the end of a two-year hiatus from this iconic race. The XXX Giir di Mont will take place on 28th July.

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Adkin and Omaya Atuya Victorious at La Montee du Nid d'Aigle

St Gervais in France provided the stunning venue for La Montée du Nid d'Aigle, round five of this year’s Valsir Mountain Running World Cup. Under blue skies and in warm temperatures (20 degrees at 1500m in the early morning) the runners lined up in Le Fayet at the historic thermal baths, ready for this 20km race with 1850m of ascent and 650m of descent, one of the oldest mountain races in France.

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JOYCE NJERU BACK TO DEFEND TITLE AT LA MONTÉE DU NID D'AIGLE

For round five of this year’s Valsir Mountain Running World Cup we head to St Gervais in France for our next classic mountain race, La Montée du Nid d'Aigle, on Saturday 20th July. This historic race, which dates back to 1986, was one of the first mountain races in France and as such is a ‘must-do’ for French runners. As part of this year’s exciting World Cup it will welcome elite runners from Kenya, Italy, the USA, Canada, New Zealand, and the UK, among others.

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LUKAS EHRLE AND SCOUT ADKIN SHINE IN MONTEMURO VERTICAL RUN

The 4th edition of the Montemuro Vertical Run in Castro Daire, Portugal, enjoyed fantastic conditions today. With temperatures just above 16°C at the starting line in Parada do Ester, no wind, and a sky blanketed with thin clouds, the setting was ideal for mountain running. Scout Adkin (HOKA) and Lukas Ehrle (Asics) capitalised on these perfect conditions, flying through the 10.3 km course, which featured nearly 1100 metres of elevation gain.

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ENGELHARD AND OMAYA ATUYA WIN GROSSGLOCKNER MOUNTAIN RUN

While the season opening race of the 2024 Valsir Mountain Running World Cup, Broken Arrow, took place under clear blue skies, the athletes had very different conditions for the first classic Gold Label race today. Heiligenblut in Austria delivered misty, rainy and cool conditions for Grossglockner Mountain Run today. A temperature of 9 degrees centigrade and winds of up to 30 kph wouldn’t make it easy for the runners.

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