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The Coastal Challenge reaches new heights in 2019 celebrating 15-years of amazing racing. The 14th edition completed in February 2018 at the stunning Drake Bay on the Osa Peninsula, was a record breaker! Yes, course records were broken daily and …

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The Coastal Challenge reaches new heights in 2019 celebrating 15-years of amazing racing. The 14th edition completed in February 2018 at the stunning Drake Bay on the Osa Peninsula, was a record breaker! Yes, course records were broken daily and …

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Episode 163 of Talk Ultra brings you a chat with Luke Sanchez who just. finished Javelina Hundred 100 mile race – aged 15 years! We also speak with rising skyrunning star, Petter Engdahl.  Finally, we chat with Lily Dyu about …

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Race report by Lauri van Houten, ISF A star-studded final closed the intense 2018 Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series season in Italy, Saturday, October 13 at the Limone Extreme SkyRace®. The event attracted 979 runners from 37 countries who gathered …

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“Gale force winds, torrential rain, freezing cold and the occasional burst of sunshine tell the story of the 2018 Skyline Scotland series of events. For the first time, the ISF skyrunning world championships were held on UK soil combining of …

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I was recently approached by LIFE OUTSIDE to provide a little insight into what it takes to, ‘Get the Shot!’ To be honest, it something that cannot be answered in just a few words. It would be impossible to introduce …

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Kilian Jornet and Hillary Gerardi win the 2018 Glen Coe Skyline 2018. Report via Lauri van Houten, ISF With wild and windy weather in the Scottish Highlands, the Salomon Glen Coe Skyline was run on a reduced course, but it …

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Report by Lauri van Houten, ISF In three days of uncertain and often extreme weather conditions, the 2018 Skyrunning World Championships lit up the sky in the Scottish Highlands with a rainbow of nations and world class competition. Nine countries …

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Report by Lauri van Houten, ISF. Cold, storms and wild and windy weather meant safety first and the adoption of Plan B at the Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra valid for the 2018 Skyrunning World Championships in Scotland today. Jonathan Albon …

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“For over twenty years, ‘Kima’ as it is affectionately known, has blown the minds and the legs of all those lucky enough to toe the line. This is a race that one aspires too; you need to earn a place …

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Kilian Jornet takes back the record at the Kima Trophy with a supreme effort. Equaling the record of Mario Poletti, Kilian took his fourth title after missing the race in 2016. Hillary Gerardi followed her victory in Tromso with another …

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Episode 160 of Talk Ultra brings you a chat with the El kott Sisters, Hillary Allen (?) and Kurt Decker chats with Alex Nichols. The show os co-hosted by Elisabet Barnes. ***** Talk Ultra is now on Tunein- just another way …

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Last year I finally got my hands on a pair of VJ Sport IRock 2 (HERE). I was blown away by pretty much everything about the shoes. The upper, the way they held one’s foot, the durability of the materials …

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The tiny ski-resort of Arinsal, nestled in a valley surrounded by majestic peaks, was bustling with nervous anticipation as 100’s of runners lined up to take part in the next stage of the Skyrunner® World Series, the SkyRace® Comapedrosa.  The …

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The second Scafell Sky Race (SSR) brought not only a large international field of runners to the Lake District, but the strongest line-up of any UK mountain race so far this year. The SSR had increased significance in 2018 as …

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The fourth Lakes Sky Ultra (LSU) again demonstrated both the allure of the Lake District and the international appeal of skyrunning, with runners representing Austria, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Poland and Romania (as well as Britain) all arriving in Ambleside. As …

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The following seventeen American athletes will be competing at the 2018 Skyrunning World Championships which will be held from 13-15 September in Kinlochleven in the Scottish Highlands. Races in three skyrunning disciplines will take place: VERTICAL, SKY and ULTRA with twenty-seven medals at stake. (Above photo by Mike Scott) The races are open to both... Read more »

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EXCITEMENT AHEAD OF THE SCAFELL SKY RACE AND THE LAKES SKY ULTRA The English Lakes provides a great area this coming weekend when many of the UK’s best Skyrunner’s descend on Ambleside to participate in the first two races of …

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Episode 158 of Talk Ultra and we bring you three interviews from the Monte Rosa Skymarathon – Emelie Forsberg talks about placing 3rd overall with Kilian Jornet and setting their FKT for women. Andy Symonds talks about partnering Tom Owens and …

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A stunning weekend of running awaits for those looking for a challenge in a unique environment, yes, Turkey hosts the Sky Erciyes all within the stunning backdrop of Mt Erciyes.   Four races, 10km, 25km and the two main events …

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Epic, it was just epic… Monte Rosa Skymarathon lived up to the hype and delivered beyond expectations. The ‘buzz’ in Alagna after the race was incredible. ‘This is a proper Skyrunning race,’ was repeated time and time again. ‘Let’s have …

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There are several international sport governing organizations which organize World Championship and similar competitions in mountain running, trail running and sky running. The following is a list of those competitions, who organizes them and how American athletes can qualify. There are competitions for athletes ranging in ages from 14 to 79 years old; many require... Read more »

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Mountains dominate the life of Marino Giacometti and Lauri van Houten. It’s not a job; it’s a passion that dominates 12+ hours of every day. They are the visionaries of the sport, Skyrunning. In 1989, Marino set a record running …

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Days in the mountains rarely get better. Than here in Livigno… The Livigno SkyMarathon really is a truly spectacular Skyrunning race that personifies less cloud, more sky! Over a 34km course, the runners climbed over 2700m of vertical gain with …

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The USM, Ultra Skymarathon Madeira – 55km of tough, challenging and mountain terrain to get over, the next race in the the Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series. The 2018 edition was arguably the greatest field ever assembled at the USM with …

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The Santana Vertical Kilometer® (SVK), integrated in the Vertical Kilometer World Circuit, starts near the Vale da Lapa at an altitude of about 780m, in the heart of the Laurissilva forest, a Natural World Heritage Site of Mankind. The entire …

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The second race of the 2018 Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series kicked today on the island of La Palma (La Isla Bonita). The stunning Fuencaliente lighthouse once again providing an epic backdrop as 1000+ head-torches rushed north for a 74km …

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The island of La Palma today hosted the Winter Transvulcania Vertical Kilometer® (VK) one of many VK’s in the 2018 Vertical Kilometer® World Circuit. Just last weekend in Italy the Trentapassi Vertical, rising 1,000m above Italy’s Lake Iseo took place …

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Tayte Pollmann will join the American Trail Running Association (ATRA) team as a Project Associate shortly after he graduates from the University of Portland on May 6. This effervescent 21-year-old will put his degree in English to use as his main role with ATRA will be to write and share articles and short videos from... Read more »

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The 2018 Yading Skyrunning Festival concluded today with two incredible races, the 29km Sky Race and the 46km Kora Ultra. Both races started in Shangri La at the same time and both concluded at the Monastery in the Yading National …

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Lung busting, calf bulging and full-on max heart rate was the order of the day for the Yading VK, the first event of the 2018 Yading Skyrunning Festival taking place in the Yading National Park, China. The VK is notable …

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The “2018 Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series” kicks-off this weekend in China with the Yading Skyrunning Festival – VK, SKY and ULTRA. It is going to be a weekend of high altitude action as the Yading races personify the simple …

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Guest post written by US Youth Skyrunning Team Leader Ryan Kerrigan. The following athletes and coaches will represent the United States at the 2018 Youth Skyrunning World Championships. Tanson Chan – Millbrae, California “I am really grateful and excited for this opportunity to represent our country and meet like-minded youth who are just as passionate... Read more »

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Guest post written by Colorado youth trail and mountain runner Seth Nolen. Hi, my name is Seth Nolen. I currently live in Monument, Colorado but I grew up in Kansas City, KS. Not the typical beginning for a mountain runner. I got my start back in Kansas when my dad started running and one day... Read more »

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USA SkyRunning is seeking athletes to represent the US Team at the 2018 SkyRunning World Championships in Kinlochleven, Scotland, UK. Race dates are September 13-15. The event is comprised of 3 races Salomon Mamores VK – September 13, 2018 Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra – September 14, 2018 Salomon Ring of Steall SkyRace® – September 15,... Read more »

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Guest post by Naiya Budler from Manitou Springs, Colorado. The first day I moved to the small town of Manitou Springs, Colorado, I looked up and I noticed majestic Pikes Peak to the west. “That’s a 14er” my cousin told me, “I’m running a race up to the top.” Who would choose to run up a... Read more »

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South Africa’s Linda Doke is not only a very accomplished runner but a great journalist. Recently she has interviewed her favourite photographers and I made the cut for the latest feature. “This week’s photographer is a personal favourite. Ian Corless …

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Written by USA Youth Skyrunning team coordinator Ryan Kerrigan. Photos by iancorless.com / ISF. After last year’s exciting and fruitful performances in Arinsal, Andorra, the US team begins to rally for the 2018 Youth Skyrunning World Championships in Italy! Article from last years competition here: http://www.skyrunning.com/youth-is-on-their-side-tomorrows-skyrunners-shine-in-world-championships/ Sam Hodges (Cornwall, VT) and Erin Magill (Moretown, VT)... Read more »

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Jan Margarit is one of the youngest and fastest Skyrunners on the scene today. Two years ago, he started to run for the Salomon Spanish Team. Since then, he’s just getting faster and faster. After an insane descent, he won Read More ...

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Ragna Debats had a stunning 2017 racing all over the world in multiple Skyrunning events and distances – surprising that someone born in the flatlands of the Netherlands can run so well in the Mountains. It was a full year …

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Episode 149 – Welcome to our 2017 Christmas and New Year show! We interview Camille Herron about her stunning end to the year and an amazing 100-mile world record. We also introduce Kurt Decker, the Godfather of Trail, as he does …

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Episode 146 of Talk Ultra brings you an interview with the amazing Courtney Dauwalter who won Run Rabbit Run and then just weeks later won Moab 200 (238 miles) outright! We also speak with rising trail and mountain runner Katie Kaars. …

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Skyline Scotland has been confirmed as the venue for the 2018 ISF Skyrunning World Championships. Athletes from all over the world will travel to Kinlochleven, Scotland to do battle over the long established distances of VK, SKY CLASSIC and SKY …

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