Trail Commentary

The results are in.  At least from a few revealing events that have transpired over the last couple of weeks.  Let’s start with what our burrowing Euro Bureau correspondent has to report.  The Skyrunner Series is officially finito.  The European Skyrunning Championships took place in Alicante, Spain on Saturday, November 5th with the Vertical Kilometer® …

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Kilian out duels De Gasperi to win 2011 Skyrunner Super Cup

In some international racing this weekend, Salomon Running continues its seasonal harvest of wins (Salomon might want to market an energy drink with the supportable claim that this stuff works!). At the 25thKinabalu Climbathon, Kilian Jornet Burgada made good on the back-and-forth battle between him and Marco De Gasperi.  Inside Trail had a strong inkling …

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2011 Skyrunner SuperCup at Mt. Kinabalu Climbathon

The Independence of a Summit World peace?  The official transition from independence to interdependence, in the words of one prominent political sociologist Benjamin Barber? Nah.  It's about the prominence of a mountain and a mountain race. De Gasperi.  Jornet.  Mount Kinabalu.  On the island of Borneo in East Malaysia stands the 20th tallest mountain in …

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Weekend Wrap at Inside Trail

  And from our Euro Bureau (with an obvious focus on Skyrunning): The 2011 Skyrunner World Series concluded Sunday, with British Team Salomon mountain runner Tom Owens claiming victory on the Italian slopes of Sentiero delle Grigne. A heavy electric storm with torrential rain had race organizers actually shorten the original steep mountain marathon course. …

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