Daniel Jung

Athlete Daniel Jung is well on his way to the top of the trail runner elite. Since 2015 he has been supported by GORE RUNNING WEAR® with highly functional running wear. Daniel is testing our innovative running outfits on the most challenging alpine trails. We use his feedback as an extreme athlete to perfect our collection.


Place of Residence: Naturns, Italiy
Date of Birth: 15. November 1983
Height: 174 cm
Weight: 68 kg
Clothing Size: Small/ Medium
Sponsors: GORE RUNNING WEAR®, Sziols, N&Wcurve, SCARPA, ultraSPORTS, PETZL
Discipline: Trail Running & Ultra Running


2016: 1st place and new trail record at the South Tyrol Ultraskyrace.
2015: 1st place and new trail record at the Dolomiti Extreme trail.
2015: 2nd place at the GORE-TEX® Transalpine Run, together with Ivan Paulmichl.

The high-flier

Daniel “Dani” Jung is a real nature lover. He runs, climbs, hikes and cycles – in fact he’ll do anything needed to be active in the fresh air. So it’s no wonder that the trained electrician has turned his hobby into a profession and spends a lot of time as a bike and trail guide. He finds his best running courses in his home region South Tyrol, around the peaks of the Dolomites, a UNESCO world heritage site. In this historic, almost pristine environment Daniel trains and enjoys the wonders of nature. He also participates in competitions here, such as the Dolomiti Extreme, in which he easily came in first in 2016. His top three placings in the past GORE-TEX® Transalpine Runs and various course records, such as the SciaccheTrail Cinque Terre 2016, have secured him international renown. Dani is well on his way to the top of the trail runner elite, yet he remains very down-to-earth. With a big smile, high spirits and a charming Southern Tyrolean dialect, he runs freely according to the motto:

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Race Calender

Event Location Date Website
Dolomiti Extreme Zoldo, Italy 11.06.2016 dolomitiextremetrail.com
Ultrasyrace South Tyrol Bozen, Italy 29.07.2016 suedtirol-ultraskyrace.it
Transalpine Run Germany – Italy 04.09-10.09.2016 transalpine-run.com
Ultra Lago D´Orta Omegna, Italy 22.10.2016 ultratraillo.com
Limone Extreme Skyrace Lungolago Marconi, Italy 15.10.2016 limonextreme.com
Trail del Cinghiale Pallazuolo sul Senio, Italy 26.11.2016 traildelcinghiale.com

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