Sierre-Zinal 2019

August 11th, 2019 - Valais Alps

Winners: Kilian Jornet and Maude Mathys

Golden Trail World Series 2019; Mountain Running World Cup 2019

The race

Also called the “Race of the Five 4000m Peaks”, Sierre-Zinal heads along a daunting 31 km mountain trail involving a 2200 meter elevation gain and a 1100 meter vertical drop in the heart of the Valais Alps. The ingredients that lead to Sierre-Zinal’s enduring success are the stunning scenery, the warm and genial atmosphere, and the overall superb organization of the event. It stands out among the world’s most famous mountain races for good reason!

2019 Results

Kilian Jornet grinded past more than 1495 runners to win in 02:25:35 establishing a new course record. He finished 56 secondes ahead of Petro Mamu. Jim Walmsley got the third place in 02:31:52.

In the ladies race, Maude Mathys also claimed victory with a record time of 02:49:20. She bested Judith Wyder who crossed the finish line 5 minutes behind her. Rounding out the top three was Silvia Rampazzo with a time of 02:56:17.

Top 5 Men

1. Kilian Jornet ESP 02:25:35

2. Petro Mamu ERI 02:26:31

3. Jim Walmsley USA 02:31:52

4. Juan Carlos Carera MEX 02:32:52

5. Rob Simpson GBR 02:33:55

Top 5 Women

1. Maude Mathys CHE 02:49:20

2. Judith Wyder CHE 02:54:20

3. Silvia Rampazzo ITA 02:56:17

4. Ruth Croft NZL 03:01:56

5. Anaïs Sabrié FRA 03:01:58


Kilian Jornet 2019 Sierre-Zinal

Kilian Jornet, 2019 Sierre Zinal

Maude Mathys 2019 Sierre-Zinal

Maude Mathys, 2019 Sierre Zinal

Judith Wyder 2019 Sierre-Zinal

Judith Wyder, 2019 Sierre Zinal

Silvia Rampazzo 2019 Sierre-Zinal

Silvia Rampazzo, 2019 Sierre Zinal

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