We’re bringing the motion from Tillamook to Türkiye, Le Grizz to Kodiak, and nearly all the pieces in between. Learn up on Kodiak by UTMB, the World Mountain Working Affiliation World Cup, and the Self-Transcendence 3,100 Mile Race.
Sky Gran Canaria – Gran Canaria, Spain
The occasion was the finale for this yr’s World Mountain Working Affiliation (WMRA) World Cup, however excessive hearth danger saved runners off the occasion’s supposed programs. The island’s excessive factors have been closed to outside actions, and in order that’s not nice for mountain working. Friday’s Vertical race was meant to be a 6.6-kilometer run that climbed 947 meters (3,107 ft.) As an alternative, runners bought a 4k criterium that gained about 300 meters. And Saturday’s 38k that was going to go up 2,736 meters (8,976 ft) was modified to a lollipop-style course that gained about 700 meters (2,297 ft.) It definitely wasn’t the finale that the WMRA hoped for, however this stuff occur.
Friday’s race was run as a time trial. Runners went off one by one each 30 seconds. Thus, there was no end line ribbon for the winner, and it wasn’t clear who gained till your complete area had completed. The U.Okay. swept the highest spots in a little bit of an upset.
Ladies’s champ Scout Adkin (U.Okay.) led 12 different finishers with a 21:17 end. Susanna Saapunki (Finland) and Joyce Muthoni Njeru (Kenya) have been second and third in 21:30 and 22:12.
The boys’s area was larger, however nonetheless totaled simply 30 finishers. Joe Steward (U.Okay.) was the race winner in 17:42, Patrick Kipngeno (Kenya) was second in 17:53, and Christian Allen (U.S.) ran 18:00 for third.
Sierre-Zinal males’s champ Philemon Kiriago (Kenya) has been a bit off type since that race. He was fifth right here.
Simply tenth of 13 within the Vertical race, Ikram Rharsalla (Spain) discovered her tempo on Saturday. She gained the longer race in 2:57, edging out Camilla Magliano (Italy) by simply over a minute. Sara Willhoit (U.Okay.) was a distant third in 3:17.
Christian Allen’s been a little bit of a breakout star this yr, and picked up his largest win to this point within the males’s group. Sporting his trademark visor, Allen completed in 2:29, six minutes higher than second-place Andy Wacker (U.S.). Ondrej Fejfar (Czech Republic) was 58 seconds behind Wacker in 2:36 for third.
On Sunday, additionally on a rerouted course, Joyce Muthoni Njeru doubled again to win a two-lap 22k in 1:29, simply over a minute higher than Philaries Kisang (Kenya.) Kisang completed in 1:30, and Scout Adkin got here again too with a third-place 1:32 in her second race of the weekend.
Philemon Kiriago (Kenya), this yr’s Sierre-Zinal winner, bounced again from a fifth-place end within the Vertical race to steer this one in 1:13. Patrick Kipngeno was solely 29 seconds behind in 1:14 for second, and path rookie Liam Meirow (U.S.) was a robust third in 1:16.
Kodiak by UTMB – Massive Bear Lake, California
The three-day occasion was an opportunity for prime finishers to lock up entries to subsequent yr’s UTMB, CCC, and OCC races.
The highest 5 ladies all got here in below 5 hours, however Dani Moreno and Bailey Kowalczyk stretched it out on the entrance. Moreno took the win in 4:19 and Kowalczyk was second in 4:27. Tabor Hemming completed alone in 4:40, and Rachel Drake was simply forward of Hannah Rowe for fourth. Drake and Rowe completed in 4:55 and 4:58.
The boys positioned fairly equally with a primary two after which a spot. Chad Corridor was simply forward of Eli Hemming for the win in 3:45. Hemming was 4 minutes again in 3:49. After which Philip Royer, Darren Thomas, and Morgan Elliott got here in fast succession at 3:56, 3:58, and 4:00.
The 100k race totaled some 10,200 ft of elevation acquire, and Amanda Basham checked in at 11:04 for first. Amy Sturgill and Brigette Takeuchi have been second and third in 11:41 and 12:03.
Males’s chief Rod Farvard gained in 9:18, and Bernard Valentin (France) ran 9:39 as runner up. Tommy Sullivan positioned third in 10:10.
Claire Bannwarth (France) was over two and a half hours higher than everybody else with a 21:10 successful time. This was on a giant loop that totaled 17,000 ft of elevation acquire over the 100-mile distance. Genevieve Harrison and Caroline Himbert ran 23:51 and 24:11 for second and third.
Males’s 100-mile winner Vincent Bouillard was manner out entrance too with a 16:22 end time. Nearly two hours again, Michael Tappel ran 18:15 for second, and Jhon Barrera (Colombia) was third in 19:24.
Cappadocia Extremely-Path – Central Anatolia, Türkiye
Cappadocia’s definitely one of the vital distinctive landscapes on the market. Race programs wound across the area’s moonscape cone-like rocks, and there have been seemingly numerous scorching air balloons overhead.
Ekaterina Mityaeva (Russia) and Dmitry Mityaev (Russia) gained the 119k race in 13:00 and 10:59, respectively.
The 38k race ran nearer and deeper. Lower than seven minutes cut up the ladies’s entrance 5. Simone Brick (Austria) gained in 3:25. Dioni Gorla (Germany) was second and solely 42 seconds behind in 3:26. There was a small hole to third-, fourth-, and fifth-place Tuğçe Karakaya (Türkiye), Anastasia Nikolaeva (Türkiye), and Natalia Mastrota (Italy) in 3:31, 3:32, and three:32.
The highest of the lads’s 38k was significantly worldwide. Alejandro Forcades (Spain) was the race winner in 2:39 with Martin Dematteis (Italy) chasing in 2:41. Yury Shtankov (Russia) edged Jeshurun Small (U.S.) for third, 2:48 to 2:49, and Sven Koch (Germany) was fifth in 2:53.
Extra Races and Runs
Defiance 50k – Pt. Defiance, Washington
Katherine Timlin and Ben Demeerleer gained in 4:45 and 4:14. Full outcomes.
Rogue Gorge 50k – Union Creek, Oregon
Champs Karin Strickland and Chris Wright completed in 5:35 and 4:22. Full outcomes.
Elk-Kings Path Races 50k – Tillamook, Oregon
Amy Schilling and Jace Ives have been the quickest in 6:39 and 5:10 within the ladies’s and males’s races, whereas Child Timm was prime non-binary runner in 6:42. Full outcomes.
Le Grizz 50 Mile – Polebridge, Montana
Lydia Fahrenkrug and Patrick Keeley crushed the 50 miler in 8:45 and seven:09. Full outcomes.
Cave Creek Thriller 50k – Cave Creek, Arizona
The Aravaipa Working occasion celebrated Erin Frizzell and James Papai as its winners in 5:44 and 4:44. Full outcomes.
Canyon de Chelly Extremely 55k – Navajo Reservation, Arizona
Alyssa Wedt and Karl Walczak gained the non secular race in 6:32 and 4:41. Full outcomes.
Moab 240 Mile – Moab, Utah
They’re going to be working in Moab for some time nonetheless. On the time of this publishing on early Monday morning, Sally McRae led the ladies and was 193 miles deep within the journey, and Jesse Haynes had coated 216 miles of the monitor on the entrance of the lads’s race. Monitoring.
Undergo Higher 50k – Pine, Colorado
It was Samantha Ruhl and Luke Jay on the prime of the rostrum in 5:21 and 4:26. Full outcomes.
Peacock Problem 55 Mile – Waialua, Hawai‘i
Annie Pentaleri and Eric Wesolowski took prime spots in 11:52 and 10:12. Full outcomes.
Sage Burner 50k – Gunnison, Colorado
Race native Rachel Crafford and Ryan Sullivan gained the Mad Moose Occasions race in 5:28 and three:46. Full outcomes.
Indiana Path 100 Mile – Albion, Indiana
Brenda Johnson and Nate Truckenbrod gained in 20:12 and 17:28. Full outcomes.
Cranmore Mountain Race – North Conway, New Hampshire
Corey Dowe and Dan Curts gained the two-lap race that totaled 10k of distance. The pair ran 50:53 and 41:55, respectively. Full outcomes.
Self Transcendence 3,100 Mile Race – Queens, New York
Tsai Wen-Ya (Taiwan) set a brand new ladies’s world file for the three,100-mile distance. Her 45 day, 14 hour, and 56 minute end was over three days higher than the earlier finest. She averaged round 68 miles a day. Males’s winner Andrea Mercato (Italy) turned a repeat winner in 43 days, 13 hours, and 33 minutes. That averages out to 71 miles per day. Race updates.
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