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August 2, 2021 – iRunFar


This Week in Running Justin Mock TWIRWow, that was an enormous weekend of racing! There was lots taking place, with many runners utilizing 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 whole lot of different locations to test in on this week in racing. Let’s go!

Excessive Lonesome 100 Mile — Nathrop, Colorado


John Herrick handed Gabe Joyes with about 25 miles to go and carried on to win in 21:23. Joyes was second in 22:29. The instances rank second and fourth finest within the race’s 4 years. Paul Terranova ran 23:39 for third.

John Herrick, 2021 High Lonesome 100 Mile

John Herrick, the boys’s winner of the 2021 Excessive Lonesome 100 Mile. Photograph: Rick Mayo/Mile 90 Pictures


Salynda Heinl ran 25:06 to win the ladies’s race, main the whole approach. She set a brand new course report, 22 minutes higher than the earlier finest. Heinl is registered for September’s Run Rabbit Run 100 Mile, a race the place she positioned fifth in 2019.

Kaci Lickteig and 2019 winner Silke Koester have been second and third in 26:40 and 26:41, simply over a minute aside. Koester was comfortably in second for a lot of the race, however Lickteig made up a 24-minute hole within the final eight miles to maneuver in entrance. In accordance with Koester’s social media, their race got here right down to the ultimate 200 meters.

Full outcomes.

Salynda Heinl, 2021 High Lonesome 100 Mile

Salynda Heinl, the ladies’s champion, operating the 2021 Excessive Lonesome 100 Mile. Photograph: Rick Mayo/Mile 90 Pictures

Kaci Lickteig at the 2021 High Lonesome 100 Mile

Kaci Lickteig on the 2021 Excessive Lonesome 100 Mile. Lickteig completed second girl. Photograph: Kristi Mayo/Mile 90 Pictures

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 third consecutive 12 months. He completed in 34:27, solely six seconds forward of Tiziano Moia (Italy).

A day 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 third in 1:27, simply lower than a minute again of the race winner. Aymonod, the Vertical Okay winner, was sixth in 1:30.

In 2017, Mamu failed two doping exams, after each the World Mountain Operating Championships and the World Lengthy Distance Mountain Operating Championships. He was given a nine-month ban beginning in September of 2017 by the IAAF for testing optimistic for fenoterol.


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

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

Per week away from the aggressive Sierre-Zinal race, previous winner Lucy Wambui Murigi (Kenya) was simply seventh right here.

Full outcomes.

Grossglockner Extremely Path – Weißsee Gletscherwelt, Austria

Grossglockner is normally a 110k journey across the prime of Austria, however anticipated thunderstorms all through the day pushed the lengthy course course right down to 80k.


Daniel Jung (Italy) was approach out in entrance, successful the 80k in 8:52. He’s registered for TDS in just some weeks. Gerald Fister and Christian Stern ran 9:10 and 9:29 for second and third, respectively.

Within the 57k race, Andreas Reiterer (Italy) bought away from 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 sphere within the 80k, successful in 11:13. Tatiana Mikitina and Ildiko Wermescher (Hungary) have been second and third in 11:31 and 12:03.

The ladies’s 57k was significantly shut. Emmiliese Von Clemm (USA) edged Julia Kessler (Italy) and Rosanna Buchauer (Germany). The trio completed in 6:55, 6:58, and 6:58 with solely six seconds between second and third.

Full outcomes.

Extra Races

Elkhorn Crest 50 Mile – Sumpter, Oregon

Ryan Kaiser set a brand new course report at Alpine Operating’s fifth Elkhorn Crest 50 Mile. Kaiser completed in 8:53, and he’s bought September’s Wasatch Entrance 100 Mile up subsequent. Girls’s winner Allison Macsas was fifth total in 11:03. Each Matt Palilla and Megan Myers set new course information for the 50k race. The 2 winners completed in 4:29 and 5:32. The race director referred to as it a wild weekend of warmth and thunderstorms that led to a whole lot of drops.

Full outcomes.

2021 Elkhorn Crest 50 Mile

A runner making their approach up a hill in the course of the Elkhorn Crest 50 Mile. Photograph: James Holk

2021 Elkhorn Crest 50 Mile

Runners climbing by means of the forest in the course of the Elkhorn Crest 50 Mile. Photograph: James Holk

Fjällmaraton – Vålådalen, Sweden

Fjällmaraton interprets to “mountain marathon,” however the occasion actually has 9 races over eight days and the marathon-distance race isn’t till subsequent weekend. A 27k with 1,050 meters of elevation achieve highlighted the opening weekend, and Kilian Jornet (Spain, dwelling in Norway) received in 1:52. He was over three minutes 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. Full outcomes.

Bucovina Extremely Rocks – Câmpulung Moldovenesc, Romania

The Bucovina Extremely Rocks guarantees a tour of a distant a part of Romania throughout a number of race distances. Romanian runners took a lot of the prime ending locations. 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, whereas Cristina Santurino topped the ladies’s race in 13:42. Full outcomes.

Trails des Lacs d’Orcières – Orcières, France

Many races proper now 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 group in 3:14. Full outcomes.

Cursa per Muntanya de Vistabella – Vistabella del Maestrazgo, Spain

Inside Penyagalosa Pure Park, Luis Alberto Hernando (Spain) snuck previous Adil Moussaoui to win a short-course race that was 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. Full outcomes.

Canadian Demise Race 125k – Grande Cache, Alberta

Alex Petrosky (Canada) raced by means of the Canadian Rockies in 13:28, successful the Canadian Demise Race for the second time. Priscilla Forgie (Canada) received the ladies’s race in 14:22. Full outcomes.

Resurrection Go 100 Mile – Cooper Touchdown, Alaska

Lara Zoeller was first girl on the Resurrection Go 100 Mile in Alaska. She completed in 23:49. Males’s finest Tony Covarrubias completed in 25:53. Full outcomes (when obtainable).

Tiger Peak 50k – Issaquah, Washington

Washington’s Tiger Peak 50k topped Keith Laverty and Audrey Lawrence as winners in 5:05 and 6:02. Full outcomes.

Tushars Mountain Runs – Eagle Level Ski Resort, Utah

Aravaipa Operating’s Tushars Mountain Run 100k is excessive altitude, virtually all of it 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 a brand new course report. Full outcomes.

Ouray Endurance Runs – Ouray, Colorado

The Ouray 100 Mile (truly, 102.1 miles) has an unbelievable, possibly ridiculous, 42,000 toes of elevation achieve. The 50-mile race (additionally a bit lengthy at 51.9 miles) has 23,600 toes of elevation achieve 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 man and $1,250 to the highest girl. 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. Full outcomes (when obtainable).

Anthony Lee, 2021 Ouray 100 Winner

Anthony Lee, winner of the 2021 Ouray 100 Mile, stands together with his household. Photograph: Chris Marcinek

Alyssa Clark, 2021 Ouray 100

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

Pikes Peak Extremely 50 Mile – Colorado Springs, Colorado

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

By no means Summer time 100k – Gould, Colorado

It’s been raining in Colorado, a lot in order that the native search-and-rescue workforce was on excessive alert for flash flooding. That meant runners traversed an alternate course and a few of the race’s iconic, huge climbs have been reduce. The lads’s race was 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 first girl in 11:53. Stephen Pretak and Rea Kolbl have been finest within the 60k at 6:15 and seven:21. Full outcomes.

Energy of 4 50k – Aspen, Colorado

Jonathan Aziz, a 2:16 marathoner, received the Energy of 4 50k in 5:21. The race positive aspects 9,000 toes of elevation whereas going over the peaks for 4 ski areas. Race locals and coaching companions Kristin Layne and Tara Richardson dueled within the ladies’s race, ending in 6:02 and 6:06. Timmy Parr and Lauren Warkentin received the 25k in 1:49 and a couple of:23. Full outcomes.

Berry Picker Path Run – Vail, Colorado

Eli Hemming and Janelle Lincks received the newest from the Vail Path Operating Sequence, ending the 4.6-mile uphill race in 40:44 and 46:02. Full outcomes.

Badger Path Races – Belleville, Wisconsin

The Ten Junk Miles Badger Path Races held six distances on the Badger State Path between Wisconsin and Illinois. Martin Erl went quick for the 100-mile win in 14:05, and Kim Bueno took house the win within the ladies’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 the ladies’s winner in 6:57. Patrick Klein received the boys’s 50-mile race in 7:12. Full outcomes.

The Stevest 42 Mile – Harmony, 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. Full outcomes (when obtainable).

Race Cancelations, Adjustments

Extremely-Path World Tour

It will have been a part of the Extremely-Path World Tour, however the Whaler’s Nice Route Extremely-Path occasion within the Azores, Portugal was canceled.

Golden Path World Sequence

Journey restrictions led the Golden Path World Sequence to switch Scotland’s Ring of Steall race with France’s Skyrhune race this September. Equally, the ultimate race of the collection was to be in Argentina, however now might be a specifically organized race within the Canary Islands of Spain in October.

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