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7. Asitz Mountain Peak at Leogang: fourth stage of 17. WMRA World Cup 2015 - 05 September 2015

bergsee-asitz-leogang.jpgFor the seventh time will be run the Asitz Mountain Peak run on 6th September 2015.
This event enjoys a high reputation internationally, due to the fact, that it's the only mountain run in Austria with WMRA (World Mountain Running Association) and IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) status.

The race is the fourth stage of 17. WMRA World Cup 2015.
Runners must run 1126 meters altitude difference and a distance of 12 km: very interesting track!

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Romania triumph at the 7. (ABAF) Balkan Mountain Running Championships 2015. - 24 August 2015
abaf2015openingcerok.jpgSix Nations, with 48 runners (22 women and 25 men), was present at the 7th ABAF (Balkan) Mountain Running Championships 2015 held this year at Busteni, Romania.
Five Federations won medals.

Romanian Team triumphed winning ten medals in total: 7 gold medals (all the individuals and 3 in the team result) plus 1 silver and 2 bronze,; Turkey won five medlas: 1 gold medal, 3 silver and 1 bronze; five medals also for Bulgaria with 2 silver and 3 bronze; instead Moldova kept two medals (2 silver) and Croatia one medal (1 bronze). FYR of Macedonia, the sixth Nation present, didn''t won any medal.
Good organisation was guarenteed to this important ABAF event by FRA that in the future could host also events, under WMRA or EAA regulations: Ion Sandu, FRA new President, want to promote mountain running inside his Country and also improve organisation of the competition. Specially for mountain running in Romania there are wonderful venue where top class hotel are working and many facilities are available for organising international mountain running Championships: a few years ago WMRA President Bruno Gozzelino visited Romania togehter some Romanian Officials like Traian Badea, FRA Vice President, and he confirm this situation.
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Slovenian runners won the International Grintovec Race, at Kamnik,third stage of WMRA World Cup 2015 - 27 July 2015
2015wc3grintovecwinners_mw.jpgSuccess for Slovenian runners on their home soil: Nejc Kuhar and Karmen Klančnik were the fastest among 220 runners from 14 countries.
The weather forecast for the day of the race was promising a major change – after almost one month of African summer heat, rain should come during the night before the race and chill the air for more than 20deg – and the meteorologists did not make a mistake.
It was a drizzly day with slippery rocks all along the way from the Kamniska Bistrica valley to the Grintovec summit.
The runners had to climb for almost 2000m in less than 10km.
Everybody who knows what does it mean has a respect to this race and to all the runners who beat this challenging course.
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