Yesterday one of the most popular competitions of the Red Fox Elbrus Race took place — the Vertical Kilometer® – Mt. Elbrus (2450-3450 m). It was an exciting and hard won battle! Bright sun changed the previous day’s rain and clouds. It was hot at the starting line. The warmer weather is credited as the… Read More
Racing at Altitude Hundreds of athletes will soon be gathering around and on Mt. Elbrus, Europe’s highest peak, for the 8th Annual Red Fox Elbrus Race. It’s an intense week of competition involving alpinists, skyrunners, and skiers from around the world. This festival of extreme sports is a unique event that has been held since… Read More
On May 6 the main event of the Red Fox Elbrus Race VII festival took place – a high-speed run to the West Elbrus peak. 133 athletes from 11 countries of Europe and Asia (Russia, Belarus, Poland, Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Mongolia and Japan) participated in the race! According to past tradition,… Read More
30th April 11:00-19:00 – Registration. Glade Azau (hotel Vershina). 19:00 – Briefing of the ski-mountaineering vertical race. 1st May 9:00 – Ski-mountaineering vertical race. ISMF European series. Russian Ski-mountaineering Championship. 14:00 – Inauguration of the Festival. Awarding ceremony of the winners of the ski-mountaineering vertical race. 19:00 – Briefing of the ski-mountaineering personal race. 2nd… Read More
Mt.Elbrus, 30 April – 7 May, 2015 From April 30th to May 7th, 2015 the VII International Festival of Winter Extreme Sports Red Fox Elbrus Race will be held on Mt. Elbrus (5642 m) in the Caucasus mountains, one of the most beautiful places in Russia. The festival is organized by the Red Fox company… Read More
Endurance sports are simply an elite version of the common activities we all know: running, swimming, skiing and biking. As the name implies, endurance athletes simply go on for longer, or for greater distances than what the common woman or man would consider, well, fun.