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September 12, 2022 – iRunFar

This Week in Running Justin Mock TWIRGuess what? It’s Monday. We’re again, and again in kind with the Skyrunning World Championships, the World Mountain Operating Affiliation World Cup, and a few UTMB World Collection racing motion. We really feel good, and hope you do too!

Skyrunning World Championships – Ossola Valley, Italy

The Skyrunning World Championships and its three racing disciplines occurred over the weekend, placed on by the game of skyrunning’s governing physique, the Worldwide Skyrunning Federation (ISF).

In case you’re questioning, as a result of I do, the Skyrunner World Collection is an impartial annual collection sanctioned by the ISF that culminates in its personal occasion, SkyMasters, which athletes should qualify to take part in by way of the world collection. The Skyrunner World Collection resumes in two weeks, and the 2022 SkyMasters takes place later this yr.

Vertical Okay

The race went up 1,063 meters over simply 3.8 kilometers. It was slightly greater than a full vertical kilometer then, and in fairly quick distance on a ski slope.

Joseph DeMoor (U.S.A.) topped out first in 37:07. Marcello Ugazio (Italy) and Alex Oberbacher (Italy) had been second and third in 37:12 and 37:24.

Joseph DeMoor - 2022 Skyrunning World Championships Vertical winner

Joseph DeMoor, on his method to successful the 2022 Skyrunning World Championships Vertical Okay race. Picture: Worldwide Skyrunning Federation ©

Maude Mathys (Switzerland) and Christelle Dewalle (France) held arms crossing the end, however Mathys was given the win by the smallest of margins. Mathys defined post-race that she caught Dewalle 100 meters earlier than the end and that they did intend to complete collectively. The tie was not acknowledged and the 2 had been each given 40:50 end instances, fractions of a second aside.

(In 2015, Mathys obtained a warning with out suspension from the Disciplinary Chamber for Doping Circumstances of Swiss Olympic for 2 optimistic assessments for clomifene [previously clomiphene] after it was decided that she was mistakenly taking the drug with out first acquiring a World Anti-Doping Company Therapeutic Use Exemption.)

(Dewalle beforehand served a four-month doping ban after a optimistic check for the stimulant Heptaminol on the 2016 Skyrunning World Championships.)

Alessandra Schmid (Switzerland) was third in 44:01.

Full outcomes.

Sky Extremely

Saturday’s competitors went for 58 kilometers and with 3,508 meters of elevation acquire. That’s 36 miles and 11,509 ft. Runners from 24 completely different nations took half on this race.

Christian Minoggio (Italy) was manner up on the sector with a 5:28 end time. Blake Turner (Australia) stunned in second at 6:04, and Alejandro Mayor (Spain) was third in 6:05. The pair had been solely 37 seconds aside on the end.

The ladies’s race ran equally with Giuditta Turini (Italy) out entrance in 6:49, and Gemma Arenas (Spain) and Sandra Sevillano (Spain) had been second and third in 7:04 and seven:05. Arenas and Sevillano had been solely 29 seconds aside.

Full outcomes.


Sunday’s race went for 31k (19 miles) with 2,600 meters (8,530 ft) of elevation acquire.

The lads ran shut, lower than two minutes break up the entrance three. Roberto Delorenzi (Switzerland) completed in 2:51, nearly a minute higher than second-place Frederic Tranchand (France). Ruy Ueda (Japan) was third in 2:53, simply over a minute again of Tranchard.

Joseph Demoor was sixth in 3:03 as prime American.

Denisa Dragomir (Romania) took the ladies’s crown in 3:29, 4 minutes higher than runner-up Patricia Pineda (Spain). Martina Cumerlato (Italy) was third in 3:35.

Full outcomes.

Denisa Dragomir 2022 Skyrunning World Champion

Denisa Dragomir, the 2022 Skyrunning World Championships Sky winner. Picture: Worldwide Skyrunning Federation ©

Canfranc Canfranc – Aragon, Spain

Can I be frank with you? No, however I’m going to be Canfranc Canfranc with you.

Wow, that was good, proper?!?

Vertical Okay

It was the longtime occasion’s first-ever vertical Okay race, and issues stretched up nearly a full 1,000 meters over simply 4k. The race was a part of the World Mountain Operating Affiliation’s (WMRA) World Cup.

Daniel Osanz (Spain) gained the lead close to midway and pushed to a 38-second win. Osanz climbed up in 34:29. Zak Hanna (Eire) was second in 35:07 and Philemon Kiriago (Kenya) was third in 36:23.

Daniel Osanz - 2022 Canfranc Canfranc Vertical K winner

Daniel Osanz, the 2022 Canfranc Canfranc Vertical Okay male winner. Picture: Ruben Fueyo

No shock within the ladies’s race, Joyce Njeru (Kenya) was once more in entrance. She completed in 44:04, pressed by second-place Irigoyen Naiara (Kenya) solely 26 seconds behind. Laia Montoya (Spain) was third in 45:25.

Joyce Njeru - 2022 Canfranc Canfranc Vertical K women's winner

Joyce Njeru wins the 2022 Canfranc Canfranc Vertical Okay. Picture: Ruben Fueyo

Full outcomes.


The following day’s 16k packed in 1,400 meters of acquire, and it too was a part of the WMRA World Cup.

Philemon Kiriago was on the right track document tempo on the excessive level, however Robert Loic (France) went loopy on the downhill. Loic completed in 1:43, a brand new course document by over 4 minutes, and Kiriago got here by way of in 1:43 too, 42 seconds behind the winner. Raul Criado (Spain) had the day’s greatest downhill and moved into third in 1:45.

Robert Loic - 2022 Canfranc Canfranc 16k men's winner

Robert Loic on his method to successful the 2022 Canfranc Canfranc 16k. Picture: Ruben Fueyo

Joyce Njeru was again, and once more led all through. She was nicely away from her chasers with a 2:01 win. Camilla Magliano (Italy) was second in 2:08 and Laia Montoya doubled again in 2:12 for third.

Full outcomes.

Wildstrubel by UTMB  – Crans-Montana, Switzerland

If it’s obtained “wild” within the identify, I’m down. The primary-ever Wildstrubel by UTMB race toured the northern Alps of Switzerland. The occasion had 2,000 runners amongst its races, however the prized contest was 108k with 5,700 meters (18,700 ft) of elevation acquire throughout six huge climbs.


David Hauss (France), Jonathan Schmid (Switzerland), and Sangé Sherpa (Nepal) stuffed the inaugural yr podium with 12:26, 12:35, and 12:52 finishes.

Amelia Watts (U.Okay.) was manner out entrance for the ladies’s win in 15:48. Mylene Crettenand (Switzerland) beat Lara Rheinemann (Germany) by 59 seconds for second, 17:05 to 17:06.


Kevin Vermeulen (France) and Mirjam Niederberger (Switzerland) had been 50k greatest in 4:25 and 4:59. Niederberger improbably completed in 4:59:59.


Damien Humbert (France) and Manon Bohard (France) championed the quick course in 1:59 and a pair of:16, respectively.

Full outcomes.

Further Races and Runs

Montane Dragon’s Again Race – Wales, United Kingdom

The six-day stage race runs for 380k (236 miles) with 17,400 meters (57,086 ft) of elevation acquire down the backbone of Wales. James Nobles (U.Okay.) and Lisa Watson (U.Okay.) gained the journey in 50:40 and 53:46. Full outcomes.

Lisa Watson - 2022 Montane Dragon's Back Race champion

Lisa Watson on her method to successful the 2022 Montane Dragon’s Again Race. Picture: No Limits Pictures

James Nobles - 2022 Montane Dragon's Back Race champion

James Nobles, the 2022 Montane Dragon’s Again Race males’s champion. Picture: No Limits Pictures

TransAlpine Run – Vals, Italy

Two-person groups race for eight days and 286k (178 miles) throughout three nations. Males’s winners Alexander Hutter and Elias Feineler of Austria totaled 27:03 for the run, and ladies’s greatest Rea Kolbl and Erin Ton from the U.S. completed in 30:34. Full outcomes.

Infinite Trails – Unhealthy Gastein, Austria

Jeshurun Small (U.S.A.), Cordis Corridor (U.S.A.), and Marti Werner (Switzerland) teamed to win the relay race in 10:26, and German teammates Maria Müller, Miria Meinheit, and Melina Vollmer gained the ladies’s relay in 13:35. Full outcomes.

Crimson Bull Dolomitemann – Linz, Austria

Additionally a relay race, this one pairs working with different sports activities, like mountain biking, kayaking, and paragliding. Patrick Kipngeno (Kenya) was a part of the first-place crew and likewise had the quickest run break up of 1:21. Francesco Puppi (Italy) break up 1:24 for second, and Andrea Rostan (Italy) was the day’s third-best runner in 1:25. Full outcomes.

Extremely-Path Harricana – La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada

There have been 3,000 runners unfold throughout 10 completely different races, however the eleventh annual 125k was the massive draw. Eliot Cardin (Canada) dominated the lads’s run in 14:43 and Priscilla Forgie (Canada) took the ladies’s crown in 17:37. Full outcomes.

Pine to Palm 100 Mile – Ashland, Oregon

Jace Ives gained the point-to-point run in 19:01. On the ladies’s aspect, Riva Muehlbauer and Darla Askew each completed in 23:36:36, with Muehlbauer showing first within the outcomes. Full outcomes.

Wasatch Entrance 100 Mile – Kaysville, Utah

Additionally a point-to-point 100-mile run, Shawn Smith and Sarah Pizzo gained the “100 miles of heaven and hell” race in 20:30 and 24:47, respectively. Full outcomes.

Mogollon Monster 100 Mile – Pine, Arizona

Aravaipa Operating celebrated 100-mile winners Carlos Ruibal and Leora Wallace and their 22:48 and 29:48 finishes. Full outcomes.

Imogene Go Run – Ouray, Colorado

Willie Milan was nearly eight minutes higher than everybody else on the 17-mile run from Ouray to Telluride. He completed in 2:16. Grace Morgan gained the ladies’s race in 2:54. Full outcomes.

Satan on the Divide 50k – Empire, Colorado

Simply west of Denver, however up partially on the Continental Divide Path, Jonathan Rea ran 4:19 to win and set a brand new course document. Jessica Roberts repeated as ladies’s champ, and matched her 5:31 run from a yr in the past too. Full outcomes.

Superior 100 Mile – Two Harbors, Minnesota

Jake Hegge and Gretchen Metsa gained this one in 20:45 and 24:06. Full outcomes.

Nolan’s 14 Quickest Identified Time – Leadville, Colorado

Early on the morning of September 12, Andrea Sansone set a brand new ladies’s supported document on the Nolan’s 14 route, in a time of 45:52. The route traverses 14 peaks over 14,000 ft within the Sawatch Vary in Colorado. Learn our information article for extra.

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