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European Athletics Off-Road Running Championships

Mathys proves masterful in the mountains again with her second title in El Paso

The inaugural European Athletics Off-Road Running Championships in El Paso in the Canary Islands in Spain came to a close on Sunday (3) with four even [...]

3rd July 2022 14:55

France rules on the second day of the European Athletics Off-Road Running Championships

The second day of the inaugeral European Athletics Off-Road Running Championships was all about France. In the trail running event over 47.7km of ardu [...]

2nd July 2022 16:00

Mathys dominates with record-breaking fourth mountain running victory in El Paso

The curtain has been raised on the inaugural European Athletics Off-Road Running Championships, a three day event combining both trail and mountain ru [...]

1st July 2022 20:37

How to follow the inaugural European Athletics Off-Road Running Championships

Welcome to the inaugural European Athletics Off-Road Running Championships which will be held in El Paso in the Canary Islands in Spain from 1-3 July! [...]

30th June 2022 09:32

German Olympian Anna Hahner is seeking new challenges on the trails in El Paso

The name ‘Hahner' initially makes you think of two strong marathon runners who competed for Germany at the 2016 Olympic Games.  However, wh [...]

27th June 2022 14:27

Martin Dematteis: "I’ll bring all my courage and determination to the starting line in El Paso"

All eyes will be on the Italian Martin Dematteis during the trail race as the inaugural European Athletics Off-Road Running Championships take place i [...]

24th June 2022 11:22

Final entries published for inaugural European Off-Road Running Championships

The final entries for the inaugural European Athletics Off-Road Running Championships in El Paso, Spain from 1-3 July have been published and can be f [...]

22nd June 2022 10:35

Mathys sets sights on more gold in El Paso ahead of dual Olympic ambitions

Maude Mathys is an off road running superstar and she is eyeing what would be a record-breaking fourth successive title in the mountain running events [...]

21st June 2022 11:30

The countdown is on to the inaugural European Athletics Off-Road Running Championships

Today marks 50 days to go until the first edition of the European Athletics Off-Road Running Championships takes place in El Paso on the Spanish islan [...]

11th May 2022 16:42

The first European Athletics Off-Road Running Championships is officially launched

The countdown has begun to the first edition of the European Athletics Off-Road Running Championships, which will be held on the Spanish island of La [...]

4th April 2022 13:29

European Athletics supports La Palma and is fully committed to Off-Road Running Championships

European Athletics has reinforced its commitment to the first-ever European Athletics Off-Road Running Championships in La Palma, Spain which will be [...]

22nd February 2022 13:59

El Paso provides a spectacular backdrop for the inaugural European Athletics Off-Road Running Championships

The inaugural European Athletics Off-Road Running Championships, an innovative continental championship that combines the disciplines of trail and mou [...]

7th November 2021 20:00

Cinfaes 2021 European Mountain Running Championships cancelled

The European Mountain Running Championships which were due to take place in Cinfaes, Portugal on 3 July have regrettably been cancelled. The decision [...]

27th April 2021 16:58

Cinfaes to play host to Europe's top mountain runners

The picturesque Portuguese village of Cinfaes host of the 26th edition of the European Mountain Running Championships on 3 July 2021 after being post [...]

30th October 2019 02:02

Mathys secures a hat-trick of senior titles on the mountains in Zermatt

Switzerland’s Maude Mathys lived up to all expectations on the hills of home today by winning the European Mountain Running Championships for a third [...]

7th July 2019 08:01

Mathys honing in on a hat-trick of titles at home in Zermatt

On Sunday week, it will be exactly 154 years since Englishman Edward Whymper became the first climber to reach the top of the Matterhorn, the mountain [...]

5th July 2019 07:53

Final entries available for European Mountain Running Championships

The final entries for the European Mountain Running Championships in Zermatt, Switzerland on 7 July are available to view here. The main attraction ac [...]

27th June 2019 04:00

One month to go - European Mountain Running Championships

Today (7) marks one month to go until the European Mountain Running Championships takes place in the village resort of Zermatt, Switzerland. The yearl [...]

7th June 2019 12:06

Switzerland makes its debut as European Mountain Running Championships host

It might come as a surprise to many to discover that Switzerland, with its opulent mountains and quite regular success in the discipline, has never st [...]

14th August 2018 08:30

European Mountain Running Championships video highlights

Italy dominated proceedings once again at the European Mountain Running Championships in Skopje on Sunday (1). Their day began with two gold medals fr [...]

2nd July 2018 09:52

Dematteis twins help to ensure another clean sweep for Italy in Skopje

Blue was the colour amid the glorious sunshine of Skopje as Bernard Dematteis wrote his way into history as he led Italy to a clean sweep in the men’s [...]

1st July 2018 01:33

Mathys retains her title in gun-to-tape fashion in Skopje

A year on from her victory in Kamnik, Switzerland’s Maude Mathys did more than just retain her title at the European Mountain Running Championships in [...]

1st July 2018 01:00

Reigning champion Mathys aiming to repeat for Switzerland in Skopje

Only one of the individual medallists from last year will return to contest the senior women’s race at the European Mountain Running Championships in [...]

29th June 2018 11:14

Will Italy regain the team title in Skopje after a rare defeat in 2017?

In the 23 previous stagings of the European Mountain Running Championships, Italy’s men have won the senior team title on 21 occasions. The two times [...]

29th June 2018 10:46

Final entries now available for European Mountain Running Championships

The final entries for the European Mountain Running Championships in Skopje on Sunday 1 July have been confirmed and can be viewed on this page under [...]

27th June 2018 06:21

One month to go - European Mountain Running Championships

When Skopje stages the European Mountain Running Championships on 1 July for the second time, Maude Mathys will be back on the terrain where she has m [...]

1st June 2018 07:11

Skopje to stage European Mountain Running Championships in 2018

Skopje, the capital of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, will stage the 2018 edition of the European Mountain Running Championships on 1 July [...]

4th December 2017 03:35

Chevrier and Mathys are 2017 European mountain running champions

Italy’s Xavier Chevrier and Switzerland’s Maude Mathys took the senior individual titles at the 23rd European Mountain Running Championships in the no [...]

8th July 2017 01:58

Mayr aiming to make it to the top of the mountain again

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6th July 2017 10:04

Final entries now available for the European Mountain Running Championships

The final entries are now available here for the 2017 European Mountain Running Championships, which will be staged in the Slovenian town of Kamnik on [...]

28th June 2017 11:49

One month to go – European Mountain Running Championships

The European Mountain Running Championships will be staged in Slovenia for the first time since the event came under European Athletics auspices in 20 [...]

8th June 2017 11:38

Bernard's gesture provides a mountain of emotion

Bernard Dematteis produced an extraordinary moment to show the true spirit of brotherly love on a golden day for the host nation Italy at the European [...]

3rd July 2016 09:55

Italy chasing another mountain peak

Bernard Dematteis will chase a third individual title in four years on Saturday at the European Mountain Running Championships - and his bid for glory [...]

29th June 2016 05:10

Arco set to host 2016 European Mountain Running Championships

The 2016 European Mountain Running Championships are set to take place on 2 July in Arco, a commune located in the Trentino region in the Northeast of [...]

5th April 2016 01:49

Mayr runs her way into history

Austria's Andrea Mayr produced another brilliant performance today to become the first woman to win the European Mountain Running Championships three [...]

4th July 2015 08:39

Porto Moniz to host 2015 European Mountain Running Championships

The 2015 European Mountain Running Championships have been awarded to Porto Moniz, a municipality located on the Portuguese island of Madeira. The co [...]

16th March 2015 02:59

Dematteis and Mayr rule on the mountains again

Bernard Dematteis and Andrea Mayr retained their titles at the 13th European Mountain Running Championships in the French High Alps in Gap on Saturday [...]

12th July 2014 08:00

Will it be Italy versus Turkey once more in Gap?

Despite such a beautifully pure and healthy setting at the European Mountain Running Championships in Gap, it is sure to be a challenge for athletes, [...]

11th July 2014 03:15

Final Entries confirmed for European Mountain Running Championships

Final Entries for the 2014 European Mountain Running Championships held in Gap on 12 July are now available under ‘Related Documents’. Despite such a [...]

3rd July 2014 12:00

Gap Team Manual Released

With the 2014 European Athletics Mountain Running Championships in Gap fast approaching (12 July), the Team Manual for the event is now available unde [...]

16th June 2014 02:00

Gap to host European Mountain Running Championships

European Athletics has awarded the 2014 European Mountain Running Championships to the city of Gap in France. The European Athletics Executive Board a [...]

27th November 2013 12:00

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5th November 2013 10:53

Dematteis ends the mountain reign of Arslan on glory day for Italy

Bernard Dematteis, who has tried and failed in the past, finally ended the dominance of Turkey's Ahmet Arslan to win the senior men's race at the 12th [...]

6th July 2013 12:17

Arslan looks to make it seven of the best

Turkey's Ahmet Arslan will bid for a seventh successive title at the European Mountain Running Championships on Saturday - and victory will be the per [...]

5th July 2013 12:31

Final entries confirmed for 2013 European Mountain Running Championships

The final entries for the 2013 European Mountain Running Championships to be held in Borovets, Bulgaria, on 6 July have been published. 228 athletes f [...]

27th June 2013 01:17

Final entries confirmed for 2012 European Mountain Running Championships

The final entries for the 2012 European Mountain Running Championships that will take place in Denizli-Pamukkale, Turkey, on 7 July are now confirmed. [...]

4th July 2012 10:00

Denizli-Pamukkale 2012 countdown begins as website opens

The countdown to the 2012 European Mountain Running Championships in Denizli-Pamukkale has begun with the opening of the official championships websit [...]

11th April 2012 10:13

Turkey's Arslan lays claim to 'greatest' title after 5th straight victory

Ahmet Arslan takes the plaudits after winning at the European Mountain Running Championships for the fifth successive time. [...]

10th July 2011 02:20

Turkey’s Arslan is Europe’s best mountain runner for the fourth time

Ahmet Arslan won the European Mountain Running Championships for the fourth time in a row on Sunday in Sapareva Banya [...]

4th July 2010 12:37

Arslan and Strähl rule mountains in Telfes im Stubai

Turkish Ahmet Arslan completed a hat-trick of title wins taking the men's crown at the 8th European Mountain Running [...]

13th July 2009 12:14

Turkey & Italy reign supreme at Mountain Running Championships

Senior women's Champion Elisa Desco (ITA). Photo by Pete Hartley. The seventh European Mountain Running Championships to [...]

14th July 2008 09:05
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