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Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™ - Technical & Relentless

17th Sep 2016 @ 21:00

Uncompromising mountain running, ridges, scrambles, steep ascents, boggy ground and a bucket full of technical running made the Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™ the UK’s Zegama! Following in the tradition of Skyrunning’s iconic race, Zegama-Aizkorri, the inaugural Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™ has been touted by all who run it as one of the toughest 29km’s they have ever run!

 

 
Re-live Race Day

An epic first Salomon Running Ring of Steall Skyrace™

Posted by Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace on Saturday, 17 September 2016

 

A sentiment echoed by race winner and Skyrunner® World Champion for the VK and SKY categories, Stian Angermund:

“That was one incredibly tough and beautiful race. Wow, so technical and relentless. The ridges were long and challenging and the climbing kept coming. It really is an incredible race and one that I loved. I’d love to do more races like this!”

 

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Alexis Sévennec, 2nd overall in the inaugural Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace®  ©iancorless.com

 

In the ladies’ race, Georgia Tindley did the ‘double’ by winning the Salomon Mamores VK™ followed by a stunning Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™ victory in 4:39:20. GB Orienteering team mates Hollie Orr and Jessica Tullie raced each other to the line in the battle for 2nd and 3rd place, with Hollie Orr just manging to secure second place.

 

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Sarah Maddicott, runs along a precarious edge. Standard Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace® terrain  ©iancorless.com

 

The top five results were

1st Stian Angermund-Vik (Norway) 03:25:28

2nd Alexis Sévennec (France) 03:29:04

3rd Adrien Perret (France) 04:00:51

4th Luke Maude (Great Britain) 04:04:27

5th Rob Sinclair (Great Britain) 04:12:59

 

1st Georgia Tindley (Great Britain) 04:39:20

2nd Hollie Orr (Great Britain) 04:51:53

3rd Jessica Tullie (Great Britain) 04:52:29

4th Joanna Zakrzewski (Great Britain) 04:56:50

5th Emily Hannah (USA) 05:00:25

 

See the full official results

 

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