NEW MOUNTAIN RUNNING WORLD RANKING
At the meeting of the 2018 WMRA Congress before the World Championship races in Canillo, Andorra there was an opportunity to present to the Mountain Running community the new initiative of the Mountain Running World Ranking project with the test results so far.
45th International Hochfelln Mountain Race WORLD CUP ROUND 4
World Champion Lucy Wambui Murigi from Kenya makes her first appearance at Hochfelln with her compatriot Geoffrey Gikuni Ndunga one of the favourites in the menâ€™s race.
Video Clip from the weekend's World Mountain Running Championships by Carrota
Top results from today's World Mountain Running Championships. The 34th World Mountain Running Championships were held under clear skies and in the beautiful mountains above Canillo, Andorra.
WORLD MOUNTAINRUNNING CHAMPS: LUCY MURIGI AND VICTOR KIPLANGAT TO DEFEND THEIR 2017 TITLES
40 nations are on their way to Sunday's competition in Canillo, Andorra for the 34th World Mountain Running champs by WMRA/IAAF. It's one of Europes smaller countries but it boasts very big mountains and is a perfect location for the 2018 Championships.
On steep mountain tracks, athletes from all over the world will battle it out in a discipline now growing to global level after the recent announcemtent of the co-operation between the WMRA / ITRA and the IAAF.
The winners of Premana 2017 will be in the competition in Canillo 2018 as title-defenders making the races very exciting and bringing the element of winning both an uphill and up and down World title into the equation. Very few runners in the history of Mountain Running have been able to win back to back. For first time on an uphill only World Mountain Champs the distances will be equal for men and women.
Start lists for the upcoming World Mountain Running Championships to be held at Canilo, Andorra on 16 September:
Photo by Timo Zeiller