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10-Apr-17

Kilian Jornet to take on Scotland and The Lakes

Kilian Jornet is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, ultra runner on the planet. This year his calendar looks as exciting as ever. He has announced that he will be running in the Salomon Glen Coe Skyline™ 2017 and that he has ambitions to complete the Bob Graham round. He also wants to take on Everest once again, having had to pull out in 2016 and he has UTMB in his sights.

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10-Apr-17

Marathon des Sables 2017 Begins

It is the 32nd edition of the infamous Marathon des Sables (MDS) and the runners have had their first day of enduring the burning sun and the soft sand of the dunes. The race is 250km long and takes place over six stages in six days. The first stage was 30km.

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10-Apr-17

Ultra Asia – Results

The Ultra Asia is a 160km race and 6000m D+ that takes place at the end of March in Vietnam.

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10-Apr-17

Salomon over the mountain running challenge

The Salomon Over the Mountain Running Challenge is a series of six trail running races taking place in a period of six months across different mountainous regions of France and including one flat race in Belgium.

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03-Apr-17

Salomon launches clean sport initiative

The world of trail and ultra running grew out of passionate enthusiasts organising and participating in races around the world. The community was small and made up of amateurs. But all that is changing rapidly. The positive is that the sport is gaining recognition and attracting more participants, but the negative is allegations of the use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) by some athletes.

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20-Mar-17

The Ice Man Cometh

Romanian endurance runner Tibi Useriu has won the 6633 Arctic Ultra for the second time.

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20-Mar-17

Epic Camí de Cavalls 360 2017 – results

The 2017 edition of the Epic Camí de Cavalls 360º on the island of Menorca took place last weekend, 10-12 March, with more than 150 entries and a change in date that brought the races forward to late winter rather than late summer, to make the most of the lower temperatures.

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15-Mar-17

Finding Gobi: The Film

First it was the press, then it was the book and now it is the big screen. Twentieth Century Fox Film are to make the film of Dion Leonard’s story of meeting a small, stray dog while running the Gobi ultra, falling in love and finally bringing her home.

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09-Mar-17

UK Skyrunning 2017 calendar confirmed

Skyrunning UK has confirmed the races and dates that will make up this year’s calendar and has introduced a series of changes to the points system.

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21-Feb-17

Elite all-women international team to take on Marathon des Sables

“Team X-Bionic” was a dream of Team Captain, Jenny Davis. An international team of elite women to run the Marathon des Sables together. She wanted a mix of British and Moroccan runners and has found them. They will be challenging for a place on the podium in April.

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