We use cookies to give you the best experience possible. By continuing we’ll assume you’re on board with our cookie policy

Hey there, Don't forget to log in and join the conversation Log in

The winners of our 2018 RunUltra Blogger Awards

16-Jan-18

Last updated: 15-Nov-18

By Kathryn Bullock

Thank you to all of you who took part in the voting for the 2018 Blogger Awards. Ultra running has really grown over the years and as testament to this we had a total of 105 bloggers from around the world who took part in our contest. We had 7,900 visits to our voting page.

We have 14 very deserving winners out of our shortlist of 64 ultra running bloggers.

RUNULTRA_Overall-Finalist-Blogger-Award-Logo-2018

 

Firstly we'd like to announce the six finalists who are as follows:

Our Finalists

Overall Finalists

Blogger Blog
Dane Raushenberg Dane runs a lot
Josephine Anselin X50 islands
Paul Addicott Pick up the pace Paul
Emma Timmis Emma Timmis
Sam Wilkes Sam staggers on
Jason Friedman A muddy pair of heels

 

We are also pleased to announce the winners for each region as shown below:

RUNULTRA_Africa-Award-Logo-2018
Africa Winner    
Linda Doke - Rockhoppin’ trail

RUNULTRA_Asia-Pacific-Blogger-Award-Logo-2018

 

Asia Pacific Winner
Josephine Anselin - X50 islands

 

RUNULTRA_Asia-Pacific-Blogger-Award-Finalist-Logo-2018

Asia Pacific Finalist
Emma Timmis - Emma Timmis

RUNULTRA_N-America-Blogger-Award-Logo-2018
North America Winner
Dane Rauschenberg - Dane runs a lot

RUNULTRA_N-America-Blogger-Award-Finalist-Logo-2018

 

North America Finalists
Jason Friedman - A muddy pair of heels
Sarah Lavander Smith - The runner’s trip
Lorraine Anderson - Feel fit forever

 

RUNULTRA_UK-Blogger-Award-Logo-2018

UK Winner
Jeff McCarthy - Run eat repeat

 

RUNULTRA_UK-Blogger-Award-Finalist-Logo-2018

UK Finalists
Paul Addicott - Pick up the pace Paul
Sam Wilkes - Sam staggers on
Alistair Flowers - 26.2 and beyond
Audrey McIntosh - Audrey McIntosh
Pete Nicholson - Sprint Kitchen
John Kynaston - John Kynaston

RUNULTRA_Blogger Award logo 2018
And our overall winner is…

And our winner overall is Jeff McCarthy for his blog Run Eat Repeat.

Many congratulations to Jeff who wins a Suunto Spartan Ultra Sports Watch and is the overall winner of the 2018 RunUltra Blogger Award. 

You can read all about Jeff’s journey into ultra running and his story here. We recommend you have a read of his blog. Jeff loves food and making bread, homemade food and smoothies. He has a great selection of fuel food and smoothie recipes on his blog. Jeff suffered a severe form of Lyme’s disease in 2013 but continues to run and shares his recent running adventures on his blog.

Congratulations to our overall and regional finalists and other regional winners as follows: Linda Doke (Africa), Josephine Anselin (Asia-Pacific) and Dane Rauschenberg (North America).

We encourage you to explore each of the blogs from our entrants and finalists who have some amazing stories to share of their ultra running adventures. The quality of the blogs this year has been very high so do check them out.

We enjoyed reading your blogs and we wish you a very successful ultra running year.

Congratulations to the winning voter

A big thank you to everyone who took part in the contest, and to our thousands of voters. Many congratulations to voter Michael Davitt who wins a Suunto Trainer Watch in our prize draw for voters. 

Run Well!

Your Comments On The winners of our 2018 RunUltra Blogger Awards

You must be logged in to add your review, click here to login or click here to register

Avatar
Comment Arrow

runeatrepeat

04:56 21-04-18

Thank you so much for this RunUltra team! Was overjoyed and humbled to win this Award. Very grateful indeed.