Emelie Forsberg wins UROC
Photo courtesy of iRunFar.com
Recently Salomon/Suunto team member and Swedish trail runner, Emelie Forsberg, ran away with not only Vail, Colorado’s Ultra Race of Champions (UROC) women’s win, but also the top slot for women in the SkyRunning Ultra Series.
Despite struggles with Colorado high altitude early in the race, Forsberg powered ahead past mid-race leader and eventual second-place finisher, Stephanie Howe, to a just over 20-minute lead and a finishing time of 12:06 to Howe’s 12:29.
Forsberg was one of only nine women to finish the high-altitude 100K course.
For more information about the race, see the race website, here.