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Thomas Farbmacher (AUT) and Kristin Berglund (SWE) win Großglockner ULTRA-TRAIL (110 km and 6.500 hm)
DYNAFIT-newcomer Hannes Namberger (GER) and Meryl Cooper (UAE) win GGT 75
1.464 runners in four races: Grossglockner ULTRA-TRAIL (110 km, 6.500 hm), Grossglockner Trail (75 km, 4.000 hm), Glocknertrail (50 km, 2.000 hm), Gletscherwelt Trail (30 km, 1.000
Around 1 500 runners from 42 nations participated at the 4th edition of Grossglockner Ultra-Trail® – powered by DYNAFIT, on the most demanding trail in the eastern Alps. 344 Athletes were
at the start of the ULTRA-TRAIL over 110k. 159 runners competed on the new distance over 75k and 770 athletes were at the start of the 50 and 30 k races. With five new records and top
performances of international runners, the competition, which has been supported by its main sponsor DYNAFIT from the very beginning, has already occupied an important place in the trail-running
The supreme discipline of 110k was won by the 31 year-old Tyrolian athlete Thomas Farbmacher (Team Salomon) with a sensational time of 14:25:61, 6, beating last year’s record by 38 minutes.
The second place was surprisingly won by DYNAFIT trail hero André Purschke (GER) and third place by Peter Gross (AUT). The female Salomon athlete Kristin Berglund (SWE) was the first woman to
cross the finish line after 17:03:15, 0. Last year’s female winner Juliette Blanchet (FRA) finished second place.
Records were not only broken in the 110k race, but also over 50 and 30 k. The 75k distance was run for the first time and won by athletes Hannes Namberger (GER) and Meryl Cooper (UAE). Florian
Reichert broke the record on the Kalser Tauern Trail over 50k, with a time of 4:37:13,8. The Hungarian female athlete Irén Tiricz won with a new record of 5:35:59,25.
On the Gletscherwelt Trail over 30k Christian Greidel (AUT) and DYNAFIT athlete Gerhard Schneider shared first place with a record of 2:49:27,1. Last year’s winner Matthias Baur (GER) finished
third. The relay over 110k was again won by the trail-running stars Gediminas Grinius (LTU) and Pau Capell (ESP) with a time of 13:16:32. The Austrian team Markus Amon and Klaus Gösweiner (Team
Dynafit) finished second. For them GGUT served as a warm-up for their project “Crossing Austria”, aiming at crossing the country in only 7 days at the end of September.
GGUT organiser Hubert Resch and title sponsor DYNAFIT are enthusiastic about the fourth edition of GGUT, which was praised not only for its smooth organisation but also for the sensational race
course around Austria’s highest peak by the runners. The hardest trail-running event of the eastern Alps will be celebrating its 5th anniversary next year, at which the organiser expects up to
„We have been part of the team as main sponsor since the very beginning of Grossglockner ULTRA-TRAIL® and more than ever convinced of the unique race course, the professional organisation and the
international athletes at the start”, says Michael Költringer, marketing manager of DYNAFIT Germany/Austria. “With the new Glockner collection we are going to present the suitable equipment for