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Ultra Pirineu, Climbing Lobuche East Peak in Nepal, L’Eroica Gaiole and the Oman Desert Marathon on HorizonSports this week.

Ultra Pirineu 2018

Set in the Spanish Pyrenees and taking in spectacular mountain scenery and historic villages, this 110km event is the longest race in the Skyrunner World Series, with 6800 metres of ascent to challenge the competitors. A lot of things have changed since the first edition in 2009 of Salomon Ultra Pirineu, but not the winner: Jessed Hernandez was crowned again in the medieval town of Bagà, that also witnessed the first ever victory of Ekaterina Mityaeva in the Skyrunner World Series.

Climbing Lobuche East Peak – Nepal

A great option to add an additional 4 days to an Everest Base Camp trek in order to summit the peak of Lobuche East on the way back out of the Khumbu Valley. World Wide Trekking’s Trek Tip series give you an inside look at what it’s like to trek amongst some of the worlds highest mountains. Learn more at
L’Eroica 2018
L’Eroica draws its inspiration from classical cycling, from black and white images published on newspapers of the early 1900’s to the times of the Bartali and Coppi duel, to more recent times when pedal cages and shifters on the down tube where still the main option on road racing bikes. L’Eroica chose as a convention 1987 as the year to draw the line between classic cycling and modern times.
Oman Desert Marathon 2018
The Oman Desert Marathon is a race covering 165 km requiring each runner to be completely self sufficient. The six stages of the race takes runners through astonishing shapes and sizes of sand dunes, palm groves, hamlets and villages. They will pass semi nomadic tribes who still follow the Silk Route through the Oman Desert, wildlife and stunning sunsets and finish the race with an explosion of emotion when they arrive at the shores of the Arabian Sea.
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