2007 European Mountain Running Championships
Date14 July
Host cityCauterets, France France
Distances12.8 km +1,570 m– Men
8.5 km +1,010 m– Women
8.5 km +1,010 m– U20 men
4 km +400 m– U20 women

The 2007 European Mountain Running Championships were held on 14 July in Cauterets, France. Held by the European Athletic Association.

The championships comprised four races, incorporating junior races for the first time: the men's race, which was 12.8 km long with a 1,570 m ascent, the women's and under-20s men's competitions over 8.5 km and containing a 1,010 m ascent, and finally the under-20s women's race which was competed over 4 km with a rise of 400 m.[1]

Ahmet Arslan of Turkey won the title in the men's senior race while the Norwegian Anita Evertsen took the gold medal in the women's race. Italy reached to the senior men's team gold medal and Switzerland won the women's team gold. The junior men's competition was largely a Turkish affair, with Mehmet Akkoyun winning gold and leading a 1-2-3 for his country. The women's junior race was won by Lucija Krkoc from Slovenia. United Kingdom took the team gold.[1]


Men's senior race

Rank Athlete Country Time (h:m:s)
Ahmet Arslan  Turkey 1:08:39
Marco De Gasperi  Italy 1:08:50
Marco Gaiardo  Italy 1:09:09
Rank Team Points
 Italy 15
 France 31
 Germany 36

Women's senior race

Rank Athlete Country Time (m:s)
Anita Evertsen  Norway 51:45
Anna Pichrtova  Czech Republic 52:34
Kirsten Otterbu  Norway 52:56
Rank Team Points
  Switzerland 17
 Czech Republic 22
 Italy 29

Men's under-20s race

Rank Athlete Country Time (m:s)
Mehmet Akkoyun  Turkey 48:27
Emrah Akalın  Turkey 48:34
Mahmut Uruclu  Turkey 48:40
Rank Team Points
 Turkey 6
 Germany 21
 Italy 34

Women's under-20s race

Rank Athlete Country Time (m:s)
Lucija Krkoc  Slovenia 23:33
Kerstin Strauss  Germany 23:58
Hannah Bateson  United Kingdom 24:50
Rank Team Points
 United Kingdom 8
 Austria 10
 Slovenia 13


  1. ^ a b c d e f Taylor, Simon (2007-07-14). "European Mountain Running Championships". Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association. Archived from the original on 2012-03-27. Retrieved 2011-07-14.