A wicked weekend
The Ultra Trail® World Tour rankings after a wicked weekend
Western States Endurance Run
The american Jim Walsmsley wins the #WSER by setting a new record! He finished the race in 14 hours, 30 minutes and 04 seconds! That’s 1 hour and 20 minutes less than the previous record, which happened to be by the French François d’Haene, with 15h54’53 ». Mark Hammond takes the remaining men’s podium slot.
Courtney Dauwalter finished first in the women’s standings, and set the second best time ever in the woman’s category! Followed by Kaytlyn Gerbin who came in second, and Lucy Bartholomew who arrived 20 minutes after Kaytlyn.
Lavaredo Ultra Trail
It is also an American who won the #LUT2018, in 12h16’20», but with much tighter gaps! Indeed, only 04 minutes and 02 seconds separated Hayden Hawks from second place, by Pau Capell! The third, Tim Tollefson arrived only 50 seconds before the fourth runner!
The women’s ranking is also dominated by an American, Kelly Wolf, who put 14:37 to complete the magnificent course of this ultra trail. Miao Yao will be second and Kathrin GÖTZ third, respectively at 14:52 and 15:03.
The Mozart 100, the 11th race of the Ultra Trail World Tour 2018 took place on Saturday, June 16, in Salzburg, Austria.
It’s 103 kilometers along with more than 4600 meters of elevation gain that runners had to face…
On this edition, it’s the Austrians who were in the spotlight. Indeed, it’s Austrians who took the first place of the men and women podiums!
Here are the podiums:
GRASEL Florian – 10:26:36
HALL Damian – 10:29:45
RABENSTEINER Alexander – 10:32:44
- Trimel Martina – 11:57:50
- MORWOOD Sarah – 12:12:03
- LIMBERGER Veronika – 12:21:20
After this wicked weekend, it’s time for the next race! In about 2 weeks, the 6th edition of the Eiger Ultra-Trail® will take place.
It is in Switzerland, more precisely in Grindelwald, a village in the Bernese Alps where everything will go down… 101 kilometers of magnificent trails, with 6,700 meters of elevation.
See you on July 13 for the 14th stage of the Ultra Trail World Tour 2018!