May 24, 2022

2022 Madeira Island Extremely-Path Outcomes: Occasion Information for Jim Walmsley and Courtney Dauwalter

The 2022 Madeira Island Extremely-Path (MIUT) kicked off at midnight on Saturday, April 23, in Porto Moniz on the northwest coast of the Portuguese island of Madeira. Runners endured steep, technical terrain over the 115-kilometer (72-mile) course and climbed some 7,200 meters (23,600 toes) to reach in Machico on the southeast coast.

The thirteenth MIUT took off with no hitch, and favorable island climate paved the way in which for a handful of remarkable performances.

This 12 months’s MIUT belonged to American favorites Jim Walmsley and Courtney Dauwalter, with each setting occasion data, though the course has modified a bit by way of time. At 12:58:27, Walmsley broke the tape in Machico and surpassed Francois D’Haene’s 2017 MIUT time by greater than seven minutes. Lower than two hours later, Dauwalter claimed a beyond-decisive win within the girls’s race in 14:40:35. Her time broke the earlier girls’s occasion document of 15:00:55 set by Caroline Chaverot in 2016.

The 2 American runners proceed to dominate following their extremely profitable 2021 race seasons. Their sweep in Madeira this weekend is harking back to their equally spectacular sweep on the 2021 Extremely-Path Cape City.

In a notable coincidence, each males’s and ladies’s silver medals went to French runners, whereas Switzerland took each bronzes.

The beginning of the 2022 Madeira Island Extremely-Path 115k. Madeira Island Extremely-Path

2022 Madeira Island Extremely-Path Ladies’s Race

The MIUT course apparently performs to Dauwalter’s strengths, and the temperate situations might have had one thing to do together with her sturdy run on this unrelenting course. She led the ladies’s pack by way of all however the second checkpoint (kilometer 22.4), the place she was tied with France’s Audrey Tanguy. However by the 32.7-kilometer mark, the Coloradan had moved greater than six minutes away from Tanguy. She cemented her lead, increasing it to almost 20 minutes by kilometer 48.4.

Dauwalter final raced MIUT in 2019, and she or he claimed a equally decisive win in that race (2019 MIUT interview), ending in a time of 15:17:05, 26 minutes away from second-place Katie Schide. Her efficiency in 2022 improved on her 2019 profitable time by greater than half an hour.

Tanguy arrived in Machico with 16:15:17 on the clock, claiming second within the girls’s race. Although she completed practically 1.5 hours behind Dauwalter, Tanguy ran a powerful race, sustaining second place all through all however the second checkpoint, the place she ran with Dauwalter. The French runner held her personal, working inside 5 minutes of her personal time from her 2019 MIUT displaying, the place she eked out a bronze in a time of 16:10:59.

Switzerland’s Kathrin Götz claimed the ultimate podium spot in MIUT, crossing the road at 16:39:11. Götz, like the 2 girls forward of her, ran a equally regular race. The Swiss competitor took the third place by kilometer 22.4 and by no means let go.

Rounding out the ladies’s high 5 have been France’s Maryline Nakache (16:56:06) and Sweden’s Elisabeth Borgersen (17:30:22).

2022 Madeira Island Extremely-Path Ladies’s Outcomes

  1. Courtney Dauwalter (Salomon) – 14:40:35
  2. Audrey Tanguy (Hoka) – 16:15:17
  3. Kathrin Götz (Compressport) – 16:39:11
  4. Maryline Nakache (CIMALP) – 16:56:06
  5. Elisabeth Borgersen (Buff/SCOTT) – 17:30:22

Full outcomes.

Courtney Dauwalter, 2022 Madeira Island Extremely-Path champion. Picture: Madeira Island Extremely-Path

2022 Madeira Island Extremely-Path Males’s Race

Walmsley took a right away lead in his first worldwide race of the 12 months and was the primary to enter every of the ten checkpoints between Porto Moniz and Machico, ending 26:44 forward of the runner-up.

Thibaut Garrivier was second to the rostrum, arriving at 13:24:58. The Frenchman ran a affected person race, sitting again in ninth and seventh on the first and second checkpoints, respectively. By the point he arrived on the checkpoint in Casa do Pico Ruivo (kilometer 74.2), Garrivier had climbed up by way of the sphere and was in second place. He maintained that place for the remaining 40.8 kilometers (25.4 miles).

Switzerland’s Jean-Philippe Tschumi closed out the lads’s podium at 13:38:55, practically 41 minutes behind Walmsley. Tschumi and Garrivier have been sizzling on one another’s heels from the beginning — each males shared the ninth place at checkpoint one. The Swiss runner had pulled into second place by the 48.4-kilometer mark, then dropped to 3rd at kilometer 63.2 and saved that rank by way of to the top.

Fourth and fifth place belonged to Frenchman dwelling in Canada Mathieu Blanchard (13:51:43) and Italy’s Andreas Reiterer (14:10:01).

2022 Madeira Island Extremely-Path Males’s Outcomes

  1. Jim Walmsley (Hoka) – 12:58:14
  2. Thibaut Garrivier (Hoka) – 13:24:58
  3. Jean-Philippe Tschumi (Hoka) – 13:38:55
  4. Mathieu Blanchard (Salomon) – 13:51:43
  5. Andreas Reiterer (Asics) – 14:10:01

Full outcomes.

Jim Walmsley on his technique to profitable the 2022 Madeira Island Extremely-Path. Picture: Madeira Island Extremely-Path

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