Three hours to reach Elbrus
Karl Egloff, athlete from Ecuador, set two new records during the Red Fox Elbrus Race on May 7th, 2017, which was held in Kabardino-Balkaria.
He reached the summit of Mt. Elbrus in only 3 hours 24 min - and also set a new World Record for the route to the summit and back in 4 hours 20 min 45 sec, TASS reported.
Shyngys Baikashev (Kazakhstan) and Eugeny Markov (Russia) ran second and third respectively.
Vitaly Shkel (Russia), who set a record in 2015 as the fastest skyrunner summited Elbrus with result 03:29:04 within the festival, ran fourth.