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Skyrunning takes to the Alps: Sierre-Zinal

Posted on August 11, 2014 in Run Life

Stevie and Kilian are midway through very successful seasons. (image: Skyrunning.com)

From our home on the pacific, the closest many of us Californians come to a true adventure in the Alps is a ride down the Matterhorn Bobsleds ride at Disneyland. With countless races in the United States worthy of any runner-traveler’s bucket list, it is easy for Americans to forget about the rest of the […]

Dolomites Skyrunning, Rare Alpine Beauty

Posted on July 22, 2014 in Running Events

And up a cliff.

In the span of three weeks, Killian Jornet has repeatedly broken through reality taking on the world’s best athletes on the most spectacular courses seemingly every weekend. This weekend, a week after winning the Hardrock 100 mile race, he won the Dolomites Skyrace beating Rumanian Ionut Zinca. Laura Orgue moved up in distance from her […]

Another Generation of Hardrock Adventure

Posted on July 14, 2014 in Running Events

Katie DeSplinter took this amazing picture of a Hardrocker (found at hardrock100.com)

“Long distance” is an subjective concept. Long can mean a mile to some while others use marathons as “speed training.” However, the unifying quality of distance running, regardless of the distance, is adventure that accompanies the training, racing, and post race celebrating. You pick your poison, but you are rewarded with a story once you […]

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