Running

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

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 »

Heaven & Hell: Gore offers documentary film about GORE-TEX Transalpine Run for download

  19. December, 2012 , ,
Trail running enthusiasts can now download “Heaven & Hell”, a 60 minute documentary film about the GORE-TEX Transalpine Run. They can choose to pay €2.99 to watch it once or buy it for €7.99 to watch it as often as they like. 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 »

GORE-TEX Experience-Tour: AlpCross 2012

The Alps: home the highest and wildest mountains in Europe and one of the most divers mountain ranges in the world. Crossing these mountains by fair means, on foot, is a once-in-a-lifetime experience most outdoor enthusiasts only get to dream about! For eight European hiking enthusiasts this dream could come true during the AlpCross event of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour. And that’s not all: this unique tour is being led by professional photographer Bernd Ritschel and accompanied by leading mountain-experts such as climbing legend Hans Kammerlander and weather expert Karl Gabl and Guide de Chamonix Yann Delevaux. read more »

GORE-TEX brand to support mountain triathlon in Spain

  30. March, 2012 , , ,
Gore has signed a sponsorship agreement with the mountaineering club Peña Guara de Huesca to sponsor TRI-NEU GORE-TEX, and a cooperation agreement with the triathlon club from Andorra Club Triatló Serradells de Canillo. read more »

GORE-TEX TRANSALPINE-RUN 2012 sold out

The GORE-TEX TRANSALPINE-RUN crosses the Alps in 8 days. It has become one of the most popular endurance stage events in the world. This year, six months before the starter’s gun is fired on 1 September, all of the 250 team places have already been sold to runners from 32 different countries. read more »

HEAVEN & HELL: W.L. Gore & Associates releases documentary film about the GORE-TEX Transalpine-Run

  09. February, 2012 , , ,
The GORE-TEX Transalpine-Run is arguably one of the toughest challenges in the world for trail and mountain runners. Every year at the beginning of September, 300 teams of two from all over the world cross the main ridge of the Alps in 8 days. Each day they cover distances of over 30 kilometres and tackle uphill climbs of some 2,000 metres. Filmmakers Miriam Jakobs and Gerhard Schick accompanied two of these teams for the duration of the run to make a 60 minute documentary film about the event. read more »

Extremely breathable and light-weight: New GORE-TEX Active Shell laminate for maximum ease of movement

With the introduction of its new laminates for summer 2012, W.L. Gore &Associates is extending its successful range of highly breathable and extremely lightweight GORE-TEX Active Shell laminates to include GORE-TEX Active Shell Stretch laminates. Compact, waterproof and windproof, these 3-layer laminates offer athletic trail runners, mountain bikers and alpine adventurers excellent next to skin comfort and maximum freedom of movement in attractive, figure-hugging styles. With their advanced moisture management, these extremely lightweight yet hardwearing garments guarantee durable waterproof protection for maximum performance. read more »

Over the Alps in 8 days 245 teams successfully complete the GORE-TEX Transalpine-Run

  27. September, 2011 , , ,
After 8 days, 260 kilometres and 15,000 metres of elevation gain it was all over: 245 teams from 30 different countries had successfully finished the 7th GORE-TEX Transalpine-Run. It was the first time that the legendary transalpine race had been won by a Spanish team: “Trangoworld GORE-TEX”. read more »