Nuria Picas Chamonix – Kirsten Kortebein – 2017 UTMB 19

Núria Picas stumbles through Chamonix on her way to the finish line where she would win UTMB 2017. She encountered breathing problems at the end of the race that made running almost impossible and walking difficult. Photo: iRunFar/Kirsten Kortebein

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Nuria Picas Chamonix - Kirsten Kortebein - 2017 UTMB 19

Bryon Powell

Bryon Powell is the Editor-in-Chief of iRunFar. He’s been writing about trail running, ultrarunning, and running gear for 15 years. Aside from iRunFar, he’s authored the books Relentless Forward Progress: A Guide to Running Ultramarathons and Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running, been a contributing editor at Trail Runner magazine, written for publications including Outside, Sierra, and Running Times, and coached ultrarunners of all abilities. Based in Silverton, Colorado, Bryon is an avid trail runner and ultrarunner who competes in events from the Hardrock 100 Mile just out his front door to races long and short around the world, that is, when he’s not fly fishing or tending to his garden.