Month: September 2016

Hot Route du vin 2016!

Gavin Hodgson

The runners of the 55th edition of the Route du vin half marathon suffered a lot today due to high running temperatures above 24°C. Chris Doyle showed the best X3M performance today with a net end time of 1:25:44 and a final 65th rank out of 1546 finishers. Gavin Hodgson took 130th rank overall in […]

Challenge Allures Libre de Gaume in Tintigny

On Sunday Sep 18th, Guy Theissen and Marc Matgen ran the short distance 8.6 km race counting for the Challenge Allures Libre de Gaume in Tintigny. On a lovely day runners were confronted with a hilly and mixed terrain (road/fields/forest). Guy crossed the finish line ranked 25th out of 309 finishers in 39 minutes 10 […]

Eislek-(Tri)Duathlon

Due to the recent mass outbreaks of cyanobacteria, also called blue-green algae, in the water of the Haute-Sûre reservoir, the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure has recommended against bathing in the reservoir water. Therefore, the first edition of the Eislek-Triathlon was changed to a Duathlon with a 5km running loop instead of the 1.9km […]

Hard day @ Gerardmer Triathlon XL

Jean-Claude Schmitz and Fabrice Coste raced the difficult and hilly middle distance triathlon XL in Gerardmer [France]. A hilly 3x 31.5km bike course (1900m altitude difference) through the well-known ‘ballon des vosges’ and a 3-loop running course around the lake of Gerardmer made it a hard day for everyone. Jean-Claude finished, exhausted and partly walking […]

Chris Doyle = Powerman Vice World Champion M50

Extraordinary result from Chris Doyle today at the traditional POWERMAN Zofingen in Switzerland, counting for the Powerman World Championships in long distance duathlon. On this hard and demanding course over 10-150-30km, Chris Doyle took the 2nd age group rank in M50 resulting in a vice world championship title!!! Especially his running performance with a fast 1st […]

CCC (Courmayeur – Champex – Chamonix)

Antoine Lallier took part to the CCC (Courmayeur – Champex – Chamonix), the little sister of the famous UTMB (Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc). It is a real mountain trail, 101km long, with 6,100 m of ascent and numerous passages in altitude. For a first try on such  distance and with very hot weather, Antoine ran cautiously from the first kilometers. He was in good […]

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