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14-Aug-18

The professionalisation of ultra running – good or bad?

By Alfie Pearce-Higgins

Few topics divide opinion among endurance runners more than its transition into a full-blown commercial sport.

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13-Aug-18

Crewing Badwater

By Susie Chan

Badwater 135 is known as one of the toughest races in the world for a reason. The race route goes from the lowest point in continental US to the highest you can go without a climbing license. Susie Chan tells us what it is like to crew one of the world’s toughest races.

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09-Aug-18

Sweden’s oldest ultra, the GAX 100

By Ulf Tjärnström

In the middle of the hottest summer in 262 years, 63 men and women decided to go for a run. A run of e100 miles. Even though most people think it is a crazy idea, ultra runners are not like most people. So off they went.

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18-Jul-18

Top Reviews June 2018

By Luke Jarmey

We’re pleased to announce our top reviews for June. Congratulations go to Ian Rowe who will receive a pack of 33Shake Chia Energy Gels.

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18-Jul-18

The Namibia Crossing Wildrun

By Alice Morrison

Sometimes we run an ultra because it’s tough, sometimes because it’s local, sometimes because it’s part of a training plan or our mates are doing it.

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13-Jun-18

Top Reviews May 2018

By Luke Jarmey

We’re pleased to announce our top reviews for May. So, congratulations to Rosemary Byde who will receive a pack of 33Shake Chia Energy Gels.

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23-May-18

Third Lady at Marathon des Sables: An interview with Gemma Game

By Susie Chan

Gemma Game returned to the Marathon des Sables (MdS) this year after bagging herself a top 10 place in 2015.

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16-May-18

Tom Evans Q&A

Tom Evans’ star is continuing to rise. He bagged bronze at the World Trail Championships in May 2018 by clocking 8:49:35 for the 85.3km race. It was another stunning achievement for the man who leapt into the annals of history with his epic third place in the Marathon des Sables 2017. RunUltra’s Luke Jarmey interviewed him after the MdS about his background and his meteoric ascent in the ultra running scene.

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16-May-18

Top Reviews April 2018

By Luke Jarmey

We’re pleased to announce our top reviews for April. So congratulations to Orange (our esteemed reviewer, not the fruit, or the phone company: ED) who will receive a pack of 33Shake Chia Energy Gels.

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18-Apr-18

Marathon des Sables 2018 round up of bravery and blisters

By Alice Morrison

The Marathon des Sables 2018 was a great edition. First of all, many congratulations to all you champions who did it – GREAT JOB! The yearly trial by desert fire brought some exciting racing from the elites and the mid-field and some spectacular shows of true grit.

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