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Important decision by WMRA Council regarding Long Distance and Master Championships 2017 and on. - 08 February 2017
2016wcsmarnagoramamuwinner.jpgOn Sunday, February 5, 2017, the World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) held its annual winter council meeting in Cap d’Ail-Monaco, with seven of its eight council members present (Erhan Basoglu, was not in attendance).
For IAAF attended at the whole meeting Alessio Punzi (member of the staff of IAAF Competition Department) and Carlos Cardoso (IAAF Chairman of Cross Country Committee). For the first part of the meeting also Paul Hardy, IAAF Competition Director, was present.

In his eighth and final year as President of the WMRA, Bruno Gozzelino (ITA), who has worked closely with Secretary Pierre Weiss (FRA) for the past two years to lead the Council, conducted his second to last council meeting. Elections will be held July 29, in Premana, Italy, during the WMRA Congress meeting in advance of the 33rd World Mountain Running Championships the following day.

Mamu and Mayr won Tek na Smarno Goro 2016 and 18. WMRA World Cup 2016! - 02 October 2016
2016wcsmarnagoramamuwinner.jpgEritrean Petro Mamu and Andrea Mayr of Austria produced convincing victories at the 37th Smarna Gora Mountain Running race, the last stop on the 2016 WMRA World Cup circuit, in the Slovenian capital Ljubljana on Saturday.
They win also 18th edition of the WMRA World Cup 2016.

Nearly 200 runners from 11 countries took part in the event on Smarna Gora, one of Slovenia's most popular mountains among hikers, runners and walkers, which sits on Ljubljana's northern outskirts.
WMRA Council member Tomo Sarf attended to the event.

18. WMRA World Cup 2016: Tek na Smarno Goro final stage! - 29 September 2016
 smarnagora_2012toprunner.jpgThe International Smarna Gora Mountain Running Race remains one of the highlights of the mountain running season, and its rich tradition will continue on Saturday, October 1, with its 37th edition as the final Mountain Running World Cup 2016 race.
In the fall season of 1979, running enthusiasts from Ljubljana – Slovenia’s capital – decided to organize a race to the top of one of the most popular mountains in Slovenia at Smarna Gora.
Nobody envisioned that it would become such a massive event with worldwide popularity. 
The mountain running champions of the world will again be crowned this Saturday at this magnificent mountain peak.

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