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09.09.2018 17:13 Age: 1 year
Category: Albania

Race Report- Stage1 - Albania

After spending the evening camping in the Berat castle, runners from 20 countries are ready for the first stage of the second GlobalLimits Albania - The Hidden Treasure at the foot of the ancient city of Berat. The mayor of the ancient city gave a speech for thanking the runners visiting Albania and Berat and local school children sang the national anthem of the country to honour it.

The race started at 8am local time. Xavi Marina from Spain finished the 38 km in 3:35 while Vincent Rivoire from France followed just 7 minute behind. Klaidi Bodinaku representing Albania shared today's podium at third place, finishing at 4:04hrs.

In female category Lena Maliqi from Kisoviwho finished in 4:50hrs. She obviously enjoyed the stage and looked pretty fresh at the finish. Second was GlobalLimits veteran Teresa Lam, finished in 5:01hrs. Sayuri Imanishi from Japan arrived right after Teresa. The top 4 female runners changed the lead in the race a few times and it going to be a tight race for the next stages. Stay tune!

All runners finished the stage and enjoy the evening in the small village of Buze on the ridge of the mountains with an breathtaking view. Tomorrows stage 2 of 30,6k starts at 7am local time.

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