The 10th race in the Slovak Ultratrail League season 2018 took place on 15.-16. September and it was Ponitrianska stovka, ultra trail race with a 105 km distance and with total elevation gain +3920 m located in central and western part of Slovakia (Vtáčnik and Tribeč mountains). A record number of 270 participants enjoyed the fast course with mostly good weather. In the end the victory went to Japan (Wataru Iino) and Turkey (Aysen Solak). Before this race there was a popular 50K ultratrail called Rýchlik Zoška - Bratislava. In the rainy Small Carpathians the new record times were set by ultratrail stars Martin Halsáz and Denisa Kušnierová.
There is a significant change in the men category on the top 3 positions after the 10th event. Maroš Fančovič took the lead with 4429 points and 8 races completed! Very close, just 8 points behind, is Jaroslav Kováč. The 3rd place is now with Peter Gemeran, who has still a good chance to attack the top 2 ranks. Everything is open, all top 3 men are registered for the next race, which is Javornícka stovka in October. In the women category there is a change only on the 3rd place. Soňa Kopčoková is still leading the women ranking, now with amazing 4221 points (rank 3 in total men/women ranking!). Lucia Dobrucká is holding the 2nd place with 2616 points. Marta Hancková moved to the 3rd rank with 2436 points after succesfully completed Ponitrianska stovka race. Congratulations to all Rýchlik Zoška - Bratislava and Ponitrianska stovka finishers!
TOP 3 MEN AFTER THE 10TH RACE:
- Maroš Fančovič (SVK) 4429 points
- Jaroslav Kováč (SVK) 4421 points
- Peter Gemeran (SVK) 2756 points
TOP 3 WOMEN AFTER THE 10TH RACE:
- Soňa Kopčoková (SVK) 4221 points
- Lucia Dobrucká (SVK) 2616 points
- Marta Hancková (SVK) 2436 points
Soňa Kopčoková and Maroš Fančovič, the actual leaders in the women and men categories
In the results table you will find also a separate ranking based on number of successfully finished races. The leader is the ironman of the Slovak ultratrail scene - Jaroslav Kováč - with 40 points (8 races completed). 2nd is Maroš Fančovič with 39 points (also for 8 races), the 3rd place is with Tomáš Dovala (35 points for 8 races). The best women in this ranking is Soňa Kopčoková, who completed 7 races (33 points).
The 11th race of Slovak Ultratrail League season 2018 is Javornícka stovka, which will take place on 13.-14. October. Good luck!