9 MAY 2018

08:30 h – Accreditation for the IV Congreso International Congress of Trail Running and 5th Annual Congress in Medicine & Science in Ultra-endurance Sports.


Moderator: Eladio Collado

09:00 - 09:30 h - Welcome and opening remarks (Sala 1 / Room 1)

09:30 - 10:15 h - The use of accelerometry to control the distribution of effort intensity in long-distance races:Marathon vs. Ultratrail. Carlos Hernando Domingo (Sala 1 / Room 1)

10:15 - 11:00 h - Water: too much of a good thing? Exercise associated hyponatraemia. Marty Hoffman (Sala 1 / Room 1)


11:00- 11:30 h.- Coffe break


Moderator: Marty Hoffman

11:30 - 12:00 h - Ultra Sports Science Foundation Patrick Bassett (Sala 1 / Room 1)

11:30 - 12:00 h - Renal alterations secondary to extreme exertion. Nayara Panizo (Sala 2 / Room 2)

12:00 - 12:30 h - Energy cost of running. Gianluca Vernillo (Sala 1 / Room 1)

12:30 - 13:00 h - Can we predict trail running performance? Volker Scheer (Sala 1 / Room 1)

13:00 - 13:45 h - Exercise associated muscle cramping. Martin Schwellnus (Sala 1 / Room 1)


13:45 – 16:00h – Lunch time


16:00 – 17:00 h - Abstracts.

Moderator: Grégorie Millet 

  1. Fatiguing Resistance Exercise Does Not Enhance Hamstring Muscle Cramping from Maximum Contraction in Shortened Position Martin D. Hoffman; Vikram Agnish.

  2. Biomarkers of Muscle Damage and Systemic Inflammation in Mountain Ultramarathon versus Road Marathon Runners Eladio J. Collado-Boira, Nayara Panizo, María Pilar Molés-Julio, Maria Desamparados Bernat-Adell, Ignacio Martínez-Navarro, Bárbara Hernando, Carlos Hernando.

  3. Spontaneous Temporal Coordination Among Gender Groups in Sky Mountaineering During a Vertical Race Jordi Martín; Pablo Vázquez; Natàlia Balagué; Lluc Montull

  4. Neurophysiological Response of the Autonomic Nervous System to an Ultramarathon. Rasmus Jakobsmeyer, Solveig Vieluf,  Tanja, I. Janssen,  Volker Scheer.

  5. Physical Activity Classification in Middle-Aged Recreational Marathoners using Triaxial Accelerometer Carlos Hernando, Bárbara Hernando, Carla Hernando, Eladio J Collado, Nayara Panizo, Ignacio Martinez-Navarro, 

  6. Foot Dimensions and Sensitivity Evolution During Extreme Mountain Ultra-Marathon Sebastien Pavailler, Nicolas Horvais, Gregoire P. Millet

17:00 – 18:00 h :

Moderator: Volker Scheer

Moderator: Ignacio Martínez


18:00- 18:30 h - Coffe break and posters presentation:

  • Does Vitamin D Status Influence the Exertional Stress Induced Neutrophil Response to 2 hours Running at 70% V̇O2max? David Dixon,  Vera Camões-Costa, Rhiannon Snipe, Ricardo J.S. Costa, 

  • Impact of Vitamin D Supplementation on Hepcidin Response During and After 100 km Ultramarathon Katarzyna Kasprowicz,  Wojciech Ratkowski,  Wojciech Wołyniec,  Piotr Aschenbrenner,  Konrad Witek, Tomasz Grzywacz, Piotr Żmijewski,  Marcin Renke, 

  • Impact of Vitamin D Supplementation on Hormone Levels and Cytokine Generation During Ultramarathon Katarzyna Kasprowicz,  Wojciech Ratkowski,  Wojciech Wołyniec,  Sylwia Małgorzewicz, Ewa Aleksandrowicz, Konrad Witek, Tomasz Grzywacz,  Piotr Żmijewski, Marcin Renke, 

  • Assessment of Body Composition and Nutritional Analysis of Breakfast in Ultra Trail Runners Alejandra Flores,  Pablo V. Torres,Belén Rodríguez, 

  • Non-Protein Oxidation Rates of Ultramarathon Runners in Response to Incremental Intensity and Prolonged Strenuous Running Christopher E. Rauch,  Anthony Y. Khoo,  Atlanta Miall, Rhiannon M.J. Snipe,  Ricardo J.S. Costa, 

  • Acute Caffeine Ingestion and Exercise Intensity Affects Executive and Arousal Vigilance Differently C. Sanchis, F. Luna, C. Monleón,J. Lupiáñez,  C. Pablos, E. Blasco, 

  • Can We Predict Trail Running Performance with Laboratory Exercise Tests? Volker Scheer,  Tanja I. Janssen,  Hans-Christian Heitkamp,  Solveig Vieluf, 

  • Influence of Volume of Training on the Results of a 12 hour Ultramarathon Victor H. P. Franco, ; Guilherme da Matta, Marcus V. Silva,  Jorge R. Perrout de Lima, 

  • Injuries During Training Before an Ultra-Endurance Mountain Bike Race Anahita Saeidi,; Hesam Saeidi, Morteza Khodaee, 


18:30 -19:30 h -

Moderator: Carles Aguilar (Journalist - Onda Cero Radio Barcelona)

Round table:  Tico Cervera  (Penyagolosa Trails  manager), Luis Martínez (local sports minister) Jose Antonio de Pablo (Technical advisor spanish team trail RFEA) , Laia Cañes (Spanish team trail runner), Luis Alberto Hernando (Spanish team trail runner)  (Sala 1 / Room 1)

20:00 h - Official Reception at Diputación de Castellón (Castellon Council)

21:30 h - Congress dinner

10 MAY 2018


08:00 – 09:00 h - Abstracts: (whithout translation)

Moderator: Gianluca Vernillo

  1. Energy Cost of Running During a 65km Ultramarathon Volker Scheer, Leoni Cramer; Jennifer Ahmann; Solveig Vieluf,  Rasmus Jakobsmeyer,  Hans-Christian Heitkamp.

  2. Speed Decay and Body Weight Loss During a 118-km Trail Race: Differences as a Function of Performance Ignacio Martinez-Navarro, Antonio Montoya-Vieco, Bárbara Hernando, Eladio J Collado, Nayara Panizo, Carlos Hernando,.

  3. Influence of the Initial Running Speed on Overall Performance and Mechanics During 6-hour Ultramarathon Races  Guilherme G. Matta, Arthur H. Bossi,  Guillaume Y. Millet,  Pedro Lima,  Jefferson V. de Freitas,  Jorge P. de Lima,  James G. Hopker, 

  4. Model of Performance in Downhill Trail Running: A Multifactorial Approach Robin Juillaguet, Sébastien Pavailler, ; Marlène Giandolini, Johan Cassirame,  Nicolas Horvais,  Grégory Doucende.

  5. Field Adaptation of a Specific Trail Running Incremental Test: IncremenTrail Grégory Doucende, Clément Rissetto, Thomas Defer, Laurent Mourot,  Johan Cassirame.

  6. Cardiac Biomarkers Following a 118-km Trail Race: Relationship with Performance Ignacio Martinez-Navarro, Dario Sanmiguel,Juan Miguel Sánchez,  Bárbara Hernando, Eladio J. Collado, Nayara Panizo, Carlos Hernando.


09:00 - 09:30 h 

Moderator: Barbara Hernando

Moderator: Fernando Díaz

09:30 - 10:00 h

10:00 - 10:30 h

10:30 – 11:00 h


11:00- 11:30 h.- Coffe break and posters presentation​


11:30 - 12:00 h

Moderator: Patrick Basset

  • Recovery from Ultra-Endurance Competition Marty Hoffman (Sala 1/Room 1)

Moderator: Antonio Montoya


12:00 – 12:30 h

12:30 – 13:00 h

13:00 – 13:30 h


13:45 – 16:00h – Lunch time


16:00 – 17:00 h - Abstracts: 

Moderator: Ricardo Costa 

  1. Epidemiology of Marathon Related Injuries Treated at United States Emergency Departments Between 2007 and 2016 Karin VanBaak,  Hesam Saeidi,  Anahita Saeidi,  Morteza Khodaee.

  2.  GPS Tracker Enabled Rescue of a Lost Runner During a Wilderness Ultramarathon: A Case Report Martin D. Hoffman, Craig Longobardi, Candice Burt, Todd Nardi

  3.  Use of Ondansetron for Nausea and Vomiting During an Ultra-Endurance Run Andrew Pasternak, David Fiore,   Arthur Islas.

  4.  Beliefs of Ultramarathon Runners About Salt Tablets: Findings from the Ultrarunners Longitudinal TRAcking (ULTRA) Study Matthew D. White, Martin D. Hoffman.

  5.  Systemic and Urinary Disorders in Mountain Ultramarathon versus Road Marathon Carlos Hernando,  Nayara Panizo, Maria Desamparados Bernat-Adell,  María Pilar Molés-Julio,  Ignacio Martínez-Navarro, Bárbara Hernando, Eladio J. Collado-Boira.

  6.  Prevention of Exercise-Induced Hypoglycemia in 12 Marathon Runners with Type 1 Diabetes Using Continuous Glucose Monitoring: A Prospective, Mono-Centric Observational Study Bhoopendrasing Domun, Nathalie Roudaut, Emmanuel Sonnet,  Philippe Thuillier, Véronique Kerlan.

17:00 – 18:00 h

Moderator: Marty Hoffman

Moderator: Ignacio Martínez

Moderator: Volker Scheer

18:00 - 18:45 h  Running in extreme environments. Mike Tipton (Sala 1 / Room 1)

18:45 – 19:00 h  Closing remarks. (Sala 1 / Room 1)


Universitat Jaume I
9-10 May 2018 Castellón (Spain)