VIDEO - The North Face TransGranCanaria

Following the teaser, here is the long version of The North Face® Transgrancanaria® 2012 report. Saturday, March 3rd : French ultra-runner Sébastien Chaigneau won the 123 km, 5500m vertical gain race on Gran Canaria Island (Spain), establishing a new 12h54mn course record. Brazilian Fernanda Maciel led the women’s category finishing in 15h02mn.

Sébastien Chaigneau and Fernanda Maciel win the The North Face TransGranCanaria 2012 ultra-trail

Sebastien Chaigneau. The first ultra of the season, The North Face TransGranCanaria, is a good warm up for runners who compete all year long on the ultra-marathon circuit. This race, which covers 123km and 5500m vertical gain, runs from north to south across the largest island of the archipelago.

New: Wallpaper downloads

A new group of sport wallpapers has just been put online where you'll find ten of the most amazing images from the Petzl Sport catalogs.

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Get ready for the 65th annual 10 Mila!

This year the 10 Mila race will take place on May 1st. For this 65th edition, runners will be racing throught the forests of Finspång, in Östergötland, in southeastern Sweden. This popular race is special in that it takes place entirely at night: the first runner begins at 10pm, followed by the other nine relay team members, for a total race distance of 110 kilometers.

 

The 2009 North Face Mont Blanc Ultratrail - Highlights

The North Face Mont Blanc Ultratrail is made up of several different trail running events:

MYO RXP - a night running video by SteepMedia

MYO RXPThe UK- based company, SteepMedianew window, present a high-definition vision of night run.

Red Bull X-Alps 2009

Petzl is the official supplier of headlamps of the Red Bull X-Alps 2009

Redbull X-Alps
  A paraglider flies near the Eiger, third turning point of the race.
Photo: (c) Olivier Laugero / Red Bull Photofiles

10 MILA 2009

Thierry GueorgiouA story by Thierry Gueorgiou.
Photos courtesy by Jean Paul Hosotte, Jon Rockeffeler & 10Mila organisation.

"The 64th annual Tiomila race proved to be unique for several reasons.

The 10Mila race is coming soon!

The 10Mila race is scheduled for April 18 and 19 in Perstorp, Sweden. For the second year in a row, Petzl is the main sponsor of this major orienteering race, which attacts up to 8000 participants.

10 Mila - the movie

The 10 Mila is the most popular Nordic orienteering race. It takes place in Sweden and draws 8,000 racers. The twist: the competition takes place at night...