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NEW ZEALAND’s TARAWERA HOSTS THE UTWT

The Ultra Trail World Tour Series went for a second round this weekend in the beautiful scenery of Tarawera, North of New Zealand. Across lakes, forests and waterfalls, our athletes were at their best and crossed the finish line in the top ten.

Gediminas Grinius`s Trail Year starts well in his compression clothing !

After 8:23:16, our partner athlete Gediminas Grinius grasps the 5th place, and in so doing shapes his trail year in a very convincing manner. This 5th place at the UTWT bodes well for the upcoming trail events.

Gediminas-824x400Since take-off, the pace was high, printed by an unbeatable Jim Walmsley who swept away any attempt to close up on him. He finished the race 45 minutes ahead of the runner-up.

In the top 10, Michael WARDIAN, after his last week 7-day marathon challenge finished 8th, while in the women`s league…

Fernanda-824x400Fernanda Maciel stopped the chrono at 10:24:03 and earns a more than honourable 7th place.

Majell-824x400In the 62-Km  race, Majell Backhausen claims a tremendous win with a chrono of 5:04:26.

The Coastal Challenge is ON!

6 days of racing, 230 Kms, beautiful scenery and compression clothing … the stage is set in Costa Rica for one of the most inspiring and gruelling races.

Our partner athlete, Costa Rican Erick Aguëro, beat the odds – a mix of technical bits, humidity and heat – to secure a 3rd place on the podium of the first stage.

Gabi Molina`s first experience of the Coastal Challenge brings her a solid 10th place at 4:21:14.

Meanwhile in Turkey…

… the 3rd round of the ISMF World Cup took place with a combination of on and off track race and some challenging 1700 vertical meters. Race conditions were perfect!

The 2-days event saw an interesting mano a mano among our three main partner athletes.

William-Bon W. Bon MARDION – 3rd and 5th



Alexis

Alexis SEVENNEC – 5th and 9th


Nadir

Nadir MAGUET –  6th and 3rd 


Other results 

At Barcelona`s ½ Marathon, Jaume Leiva and Marta Esteban Poveda ran fast and finished first.

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