August is always a special time for me.
This is when the Matterhorn Ultraks takes place in Zermatt.
This race is a part of the Skyrunner World Series with a course of 49 km, 3'600 meters of climb and 36'00 meters of descent.
A magical track! With a concentration of wild space and high mountains, an ideal course requiring one to combine speed and technique, whithout fearing the climb to 3'100m to Gornergrat, offering a panoramic view of the ever present Matterhorn.
The weather conditions this year were quite difficult with 3°C at the Gornergrat.
Despite this little "detail", I had a lot of fun running on the wild paths of Zermatt and playing at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn!
And it was with a huge smile that I crossed the finish line in a time of 07:47:42 and breaking at the same time my personal record of 6 minutes!
The next day was a beautiful day and apart from a little tiredness, I did not feel any pain or soreness.
It is with peace of mind that I prepare for the Skyrunning world championship in 3 weeks!
My race on strava: https://www.strava.com/activities/1796265291
Matterhorn Ultraks official page: http://matterhorn.ultraks.ch
Let them see the light, see me run across the sky!
Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your donations!
Damit Armut nicht mehr blind macht: Ein kleiner Eingriff bewirkt Grosses. 50 Franken pro Auge reichen, um Menschen in Afrika und Asien vom grauen Star zu befreien.