Britain’s Andrew Douglas and Lucy Wambui Murigi of Kenya lived up to expectations when winning at the Salomon Gore-tex Maxi-Race, the first leg of the World Mountain Running Association World Cup, in Annecy on Friday (24).
The 2019 World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) World Cup will kick off on Friday (24) with the 16km event at the Salomon Gore-tex Maxi-Race around Lake Annecy.
Johan Bugge’s victory pose under the arch of the finish line has become a familiar sight in Smarna Gora and the Norwegian was celebrating there again on Saturday (6) after winning the fifth and final WMRA World Cup race in Ljubljana.
Kenya’s Lucy Murigi successfully defended her senior title at the IAAF/WMRA World Mountain Running Championships in Andorra on Sunday (16), while Robert Chemonges led a Ugandan 1-2-3 in the senior men’s race.
Thomas Lokomwa and Lucy Wambui made it a Kenyan double victory at the Stramilano Half Marathon for the second successive year, winning at the Italian race in 1:01:39 and 1:10:52 respectively on Sunday (23).