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August 2, 2021 – iRunFar


This Week in Running Justin Mock TWIRWow, that was once a large weekend of racing! There was once so much going down, with many runners the usage of the multitude of occasions as preparation races for UTMB. We’re touring to Colorado and Oregon within the U.S., Austria, Romania, Sweden, and a large number of different puts to test in in this week in racing. Let’s move!

Top Lonesome 100 Mile — Nathrop, Colorado


John Herrick handed Gabe Joyes with about 25 miles to head and carried directly to win in 21:23. Joyes was once moment in 22:29. The days rank moment and fourth highest within the race’s 4 years. Paul Terranova ran 23:39 for 3rd.

John Herrick, 2021 High Lonesome 100 Mile

John Herrick, the boys’s winner of the 2021 Top Lonesome 100 Mile. Picture: Rick Mayo/Mile 90 Images


Salynda Heinl ran 25:06 to win the ladies’s race, main all the method. She set a brand new route document, 22 mins higher than the former highest. Heinl is registered for September’s Run Rabbit Run 100 Mile, a race the place she positioned 5th in 2019.

Kaci Lickteig and 2019 winner Silke Koester have been moment and 3rd in 26:40 and 26:41, simply over a minute aside. Koester was once conveniently in moment for far of the race, however Lickteig made up a 24-minute hole within the closing 8 miles to transport in entrance. In step with Koester’s social media, their race got here right down to the general 200 meters.

Complete effects.

Salynda Heinl, 2021 High Lonesome 100 Mile

Salynda Heinl, the ladies’s champion, operating the 2021 Top Lonesome 100 Mile. Picture: Rick Mayo/Mile 90 Images

Kaci Lickteig at the 2021 High Lonesome 100 Mile

Kaci Lickteig on the 2021 Top Lonesome 100 Mile. Lickteig completed moment lady. Picture: Kristi Mayo/Mile 90 Images

Fletta Path – Malonno, Italy

This 12 months marked the 58th Fletta Path race, and the weekend opened with the PizTri Vertical, which served because the Italian Vertical Okay championship.


Within the PizTri 3.5k uphill race, Henri Aymonod (Italy) received for the 3rd consecutive 12 months. He completed in 34:27, best six seconds forward of Tiziano Moia (Italy).

An afternoon later within the 21k race, 2016 race winner Petro Mamu (Eritrea) sprinted for the win forward of Geoffrey Ndungu (Kenya). The 2 completed two seconds aside in 1:26. Timothi Kirui (Kenya) was once 3rd in 1:27, simply not up to a minute again of the race winner. Aymonod, the Vertical Okay winner, was once 6th in 1:30.

In 2017, Mamu failed two doping checks, after each the Global Mountain Working Championships and the Global Lengthy Distance Mountain Working Championships. He was once given a nine-month ban beginning in September of 2017 via the IAAF for trying out certain for fenoterol.


Within the uphill PizTri, 3.5km in period with 1,000 meters of vertical acquire, Andrea Mayr (Austria) needed to chase Joyce Njeru (Kenya) early, however by the point they crowned out, it wasn’t shut. Mayr completed in 38:54 to Njeru’s 41:16. Erica Ghelfi was once the primary Italian, completing fourth in 41:54.

Njeru upstaged Mayr within the longer race, operating 1:38 for the 21k to Mayr’s 1:40. Mayr driven difficult on the entire uphills and led till 18k, when Njeru descended faster. Francesca Ghelfi (Italy) was once 3rd in 1:42.

Per week clear of the aggressive Sierre-Zinal race, previous winner Lucy Wambui Murigi (Kenya) was once simply 7th right here.

Complete effects.

Grossglockner Extremely Path – Weißsee Gletscherwelt, Austria

Grossglockner is most often a 110k journey across the most sensible of Austria, however anticipated thunderstorms during the day driven the lengthy route route right down to 80k.


Daniel Jung (Italy) was once method out in entrance, successful the 80k in 8:52. He’s registered for TDS in only a few weeks. Gerald Fister and Christian Stern ran 9:10 and 9:29 for moment and 3rd, respectively.

Within the 57k race, Andreas Reiterer (Italy) were given clear of Hannes Namberger (Germany) and Jacob Herrmann (Austria) for a fast win in 5:22. His chasers adopted in 5:40 and 5:54.


Esther Felhofer gapped the sector within the 80k, successful in 11:13. Tatiana Mikitina and Ildiko Wermescher (Hungary) have been moment and 3rd in 11:31 and 12:03.

The ladies’s 57k was once specifically shut. Emmiliese Von Clemm (USA) edged Julia Kessler (Italy) and Rosanna Buchauer (Germany). The trio completed in 6:55, 6:58, and six:58 with best six seconds between moment and 3rd.

Complete effects.

Further Races

Elkhorn Crest 50 Mile – Sumpter, Oregon

Ryan Kaiser set a brand new route document at Alpine Working’s 5th Elkhorn Crest 50 Mile. Kaiser completed in 8:53, and he’s were given September’s Wasatch Entrance 100 Mile up subsequent. Girls’s winner Allison Macsas was once 5th general in 11:03. Each Matt Palilla and Megan Myers set new route data for the 50k race. The 2 winners completed in 4:29 and 5:32. The race director known as it a wild weekend of warmth and thunderstorms that ended in a large number of drops.

Complete effects.

2021 Elkhorn Crest 50 Mile

A runner making their method up a hill all through the Elkhorn Crest 50 Mile. Picture: James Holk

2021 Elkhorn Crest 50 Mile

Runners mountaineering throughout the woodland all through the Elkhorn Crest 50 Mile. Picture: James Holk

Fjällmaraton – Vålådalen, Sweden

Fjällmaraton interprets to “mountain marathon,” however the tournament in point of fact has 9 races over 8 days and the marathon-distance race isn’t till subsequent weekend. A 27k with 1,050 meters of elevation acquire highlighted the hole weekend, and Kilian Jornet (Spain, dwelling in Norway) received in 1:52. He was once over 3 mins forward of the second-place finisher. Ida Nilsson (Sweden) received the ladies’s race in 2:11. She has received the marathon-distance race right here 3 times. Complete effects.

Bucovina Extremely Rocks – Câmpulung Moldovenesc, Romania

The Bucovina Extremely Rocks guarantees a excursion of a far off a part of Romania throughout a number of race distances. Romanian runners took lots of the most sensible completing puts. Within the 180k (112 miles), Bálint Bartha and Rodica Bogdan received the boys’s and girls’s races in 29:39 and 41:49. Within the 110k (63 miles) Ioan Contiu and Martina Dvořáková (Czech Republic) received in 17:10 and 20:39, and within the 88k, Robert Hajnal prepped for UTMB with a dominant 10:56 win, whilst Cristina Santurino crowned the ladies’s race in 13:42. Complete effects.

Trails des Lacs d’Orcières – Orcières, France

Many races presently are simply prep for UTMB, CCC, and OCC, together with this one. That’s true for Nicolas Martin (France). Forward of racing this 12 months’s OCC, he received the 24k right here in 2:12. Corinne Favre (France) received the ladies’s workforce in 3:14. Complete effects.

Cursa according to Muntanya de Vistabella – Vistabella del Maestrazgo, Spain

Inside of Penyagalosa Herbal Park, Luis Alberto Hernando (Spain) snuck previous Adil Moussaoui to win a short-course race that was once each a membership championship and a part of the Skyrunner Spain-Andorra collection. Hernando ran 2:14, simply over a minute higher than his chaser. María Fuentes received the ladies’s race in 2:50. Complete effects.

Canadian Dying Race 125k – Grande Cache, Alberta

Alex Petrosky (Canada) raced throughout the Canadian Rockies in 13:28, successful the Canadian Dying Race for the second one time. Priscilla Forgie (Canada) received the ladies’s race in 14:22. Complete effects.

Resurrection Cross 100 Mile – Cooper Touchdown, Alaska

Lara Zoeller was once first lady on the Resurrection Cross 100 Mile in Alaska. She completed in 23:49. Males’s highest Tony Covarrubias completed in 25:53. Complete effects (when to be had).

Tiger Height 50k – Issaquah, Washington

Washington’s Tiger Height 50k topped Keith Laverty and Audrey Lawrence as winners in 5:05 and six:02. Complete effects.

Tushars Mountain Runs – Eagle Level Ski Lodge, Utah

Aravaipa Working’s Tushars Mountain Run 100k is top altitude, virtually it all above 9,500 toes. Within the 100k, Shawn Smith and Laura Stamp received in 12:36 and 15:55. Eli White and Leah Yingling led the 70k in 8:46 and 10:07. White’s time was once a brand new route document. Complete effects.

Ouray Staying power Runs – Ouray, Colorado

The Ouray 100 Mile (in reality, 102.1 miles) has an out of this world, perhaps ridiculous, 42,000 toes of elevation acquire. The 50-mile race (additionally slightly lengthy at 51.9 miles) has 23,600 toes of elevation acquire too, geez! Anthony Lee and Alyssa Clark received the 100-mile journey in 31:52 and 37:21, respectively. The race paid $1,000 to the highest guy and $1,250 to the highest lady. For the 50-mile distance, Graham Shalvoy received for the boys in 14:28, and Monique Van Den Boogart for the ladies in 16:48. Complete effects (when to be had).

Anthony Lee, 2021 Ouray 100 Winner

Anthony Lee, winner of the 2021 Ouray 100 Mile, stands together with his circle of relatives. Picture: Chris Marcinek

Alyssa Clark, 2021 Ouray 100

Alyssa Clark, girls’s winner of the 2021 Ouray 100 Mile, lays down after her race. Picture: Chris Marcinek

Pikes Height Extremely 50 Mile – Colorado Springs, Colorado

Mad Moose Occasions’s Pikes Height Extremely noticed Mark Marzen and Meghan Heneghan win the 50-mile race in 9:05 and 10:11. Complete effects.

By no means Summer season 100k – Gould, Colorado

It’s been raining in Colorado, such a lot in order that the native search-and-rescue staff was once on top alert for flash flooding. That intended runners traversed another route and one of the crucial race’s iconic, large climbs have been lower. The lads’s race was once shut. Kyle Leto did simply sufficient to carry off a hard-charging Jack Daly. The pair ran 11:19 and 11:23. Addie Bracy was once first lady in 11:53. Stephen Pretak and Rea Kolbl have been highest within the 60k at 6:15 and seven:21. Complete effects.

Energy of 4 50k – Aspen, Colorado

Jonathan Aziz, a 2:16 marathoner, received the Energy of 4 50k in 5:21. The race positive factors 9,000 toes of elevation whilst going over the peaks for 4 ski spaces. Race locals and coaching companions Kristin Layne and Tara Richardson dueled within the girls’s race, completing in 6:02 and six:06. Timmy Parr and Lauren Warkentin received the 25k in 1:49 and a couple of:23. Complete effects.

Berry Picker Path Run – Vail, Colorado

Eli Hemming and Janelle Lincks received the newest from the Vail Path Working Collection, completing the 4.6-mile uphill race in 40:44 and 46:02. Complete effects.

Badger Path Races – Belleville, Wisconsin

The Ten Junk Miles Badger Path Races held six distances at the Badger State Path between Wisconsin and Illinois. Martin Erl went rapid for the 100-mile win in 14:05, and Kim Bueno took house the win within the girls’s race at 23:44. Alexander Van Bormann and Colleen Jay received the 100k in 9:27 and 9:54, and within the 50-mile race, Kaitlyn McDaniel was once the ladies’s winner in 6:57. Patrick Klein received the boys’s 50-mile race in 7:12. Complete effects.

The Stevest 42 Mile – Cohesion, North Carolina

Drew Coombes and Ashley Marques received The Stevest 42-mile race in 7:33 and eight:17. Marques is a two-time winner. Complete effects (when to be had).

Race Cancelations, Adjustments

Extremely-Path Global Excursion

It will were a part of the Extremely-Path Global Excursion, however the Whaler’s Nice Direction Extremely-Path tournament within the Azores, Portugal was once canceled.

Golden Path Global Collection

Trip restrictions led the Golden Path Global Collection to exchange Scotland’s Ring of Steall race with France’s Skyrhune race this September. In a similar way, the general race of the collection was once to be in Argentina, however now will probably be a specifically arranged race within the Canary Islands of Spain in October.

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