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Glacier debut: GORE-TEX® athlete Greg Hill set to run the first-ever glacier leg of the Transalpine Run

GORE-TEX® athlet Greg Hill
FELDKIRCHEN-WESTERHAM (August 8, 2016) – Ski mountaineer and GORE-TEX® athlete Greg Hill is to run the fourth leg of the GORE-TEX® Transalpine Run, from Mandarfen-Pitztal to Sölden, on September 7, 2016. The evening before he will be talking to the other participants about his “2 mln vertical feet in 1 year” project. read more »

An off-road adventure on two feet with the latest GORE-TEX® trail running shoes

This stylish trail running shoe is a real head-turner: the Arc’teryx Norvan VT GTX® with integrated GORE-TEX® membrane.
Want to run safely and in comfort off-road or even across the Alps? With completely waterproof and highly breathable GORE-TEX® trail running shoes, neither fickle mountain weather nor muddy paths can spoil runners’ fun. The product portfolios of leading running shoe manufacturers now contain the right shoe for every type of runner; from minimalist “natural […] read more »

GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run 2016: “The Spirit of Trailrunning”

Teams of two pass the Alps.
Trailrunning has become established as one of the hottest trends in the running and outdoor sports sector. While the reasons for this boom are complex, runners almost always have the same motivation for running off-road: they are looking for exciting trails in glorious natural settings. The GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run ticks both these boxes and the 2016 […] read more »

Gore introduces revolutionary GORE-TEX® Active products with a new permanent beading surface

Feldkirchen-Westerham, November 19th 2015: W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) launches a revolutionary product for high-aerobic end uses: new GORE-TEX® Active products  The new material is a radically new concept that delivers multiple benefits that Gore has never addressed in this manner before. The material’s permanent water beading surface eliminates the need for a face fabric, […] read more »

Opening of registration for the GORE-TEX® TRANSALPINE-RUN

Four countries – eight stages – nine towns Munich, December 5, 2014 – For the eleventh time about 300 teams of two from over 20 nations will rise to the challenge of the GORE-TEX® TRANSALPINE-RUN from August 29 until September 5, 2015. The athletes will have to master about 268 exciting trail kilometers and 16,310 […] read more »

Beaming victors at the end of the 10th Anniversary Edition of the GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run

An Alpine Cross event is the supreme challenge for runners from around the globe in their discipline. For around 600 athletes, who started in teams of two, participation in the 10th Anniversary Edition of the GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run represented the fulfilment of a dream. Exhausted by the challenges of covering 293 kilometres and tackling 13,700 metres of elevation […] read more »

Ten years of sweat, exertion and elation – the GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run celebrates its anniversary

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Hundreds of amateur and professional runners are exercising rigorously to get fit for 30th August 2014. This is when the starter pistol will be fired in Ruhpolding (Germany) for the jubilee edition of the GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run: One of the most spectacular runs in the world is celebrating its 10th anniversary. read more »

GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run 2012 – A dream comes true

  18. September, 2012
On Saturday, September 8, the GORE-TEX® TRANSALPINE-RUN ended with an emotional crossing of the finishing line in Sexten in South Tyrol. The 8th edition of the legendary stage run was not only an event of superlatives because of its record length of 320 kilometers and 15,000 difference in altitude. Never before has the competition been so international with runners from 32 nations and never before have the athletes been so toughly sifted through during the run. Therefore the 450 runners had a reason to be happy when they could put on the popular finisher shirt after 8 days. read more »

GORE-TEX® Experience Tour 2012: Alpcross – high altitude emotions

“Today it is so difficult to find the words to describe this experience…”. This is how the adventure on the Alps ends for the AlpCross event, an initiative that is part of the GORE-TEX® Experience Tour 2012, which saw eight outdoor enthusiasts participating in an exciting crossing of the Alps accompanied by climbing legend Hans Kammerlander, professional photographer Bernd Ritschel, alpine guide Yann Delevaux and weather expert Karl Gabl. read more »

GORE-TEX® TransRockies Runners Mike Smith, Max King, Alicia Shay and others take team and individual titles in 2012 race

  29. August, 2012 , ,
Colorado – August 23, 2012 – The GORE-TEX® TransRockies Run, one of the United States’ most storied trail races, concluded Sunday in Beaver Creek, Colo. after six days, 120 miles, and 20,000 feet of climbing. The race took runners through the Colorado Rockies, starting in Buena Vista and visiting historic Colorado sites like Leadville, Camp Hale, Red Cliff, and Vail. Legions of volunteers, the TransRockies race organization, and presenting sponsor, GORE-TEX®, provided over 300 runners with the experience of a lifetime. The GORE-TEX® TransRockies Run is often called “summer camp for adults” and the 2012 edition was no exception. read more »