Archive - August 2019

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Record Runs at Sierre-Zinal
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Sierre-Zinal 2019 – the battle of the giants!

Record Runs at Sierre-Zinal

Maude Mathys (2:49:20) and Kilian Jornet (2:25:35) are the winners of this year’s Sierre-Zinal. In the star-studded field, both the women’s and men’s course records were broken. The course records fell so surprisingly clearly that in our quiz almost nobody, even close to guessing the right winner time. Sierre-Zinal is a legendary trail race because[…]

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Sierre-Zinal 2019 – the battle of the giants!

Sierre-Zinal is not a normal mountain or trail race. What Wimbledon is for tennis, the Wacken Open Air for heavy metal fans or the Lauberhorn descent for skiers, Sierre-Zinal is for mountain and trail runners: something extraordinary. The course measures 31 kilometres and takes the runners from Sierre (570 m.a.s.l.) to 2425 m.a.s.l. for the[…]

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