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27-Mar-18

No finishers at the 2018 Barkley Marathon 100

If the definition of a tough ultra is one that is so hard that no-one can finish it under the time limit, then the Barkley Marathons wins. This year, as has been the case so many times before, there were no successful runners at Lazarus Lake’s crazy-a** run. And it was not for want of trying.

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22-Mar-18

UTMB in China

The first edition of Gaoligong by UTMB® ended at the weekend in the South Silk Road town of Heshun which lies at the foot of the Gaoligong Mountains.

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13-Mar-18

Sandes and Griesel attempt FKT for the Great Himalaya Trail

Ultra runners Ryan Sandes and Ryno Griesel are attempting to run the Great Himalaya Trail in the fastest known time (FKT)—a total of 1406km in 28 days.

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12-Mar-18

Kilian Jornet named Adventurer of the Year

National Geographic has named ultra runner, Kilian Jornet, as Adventurer of the Year 2018. He has, of course, been awarded the honour for summiting Everest twice in one week in 2017.

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12-Mar-18

Kili women’s ascent record broken again

Danish woman, Kristina Schou Madsen, has broken the world record for the fastest women’s ascent of Kilimanjaro.

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05-Mar-18

CamelBak Epic Camí de Cavalls 360º victory for Urbina-Pons

The CamelBak Epic Camí de Cavalls 360º ended after a full stage of torrential rain more akin to Scotland than sunny Menorca. The race has two trail running distances: the full race and the experience and further competitions for mountain biking.

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05-Mar-18

Ultra runner dies after hit and run

Malaysian ultra runner Evelyn Ang has died after she was knocked down in a hit-and-run in December. She was in a coma and never regained consciousness.

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05-Mar-18

Win a pair of LEKI Micro Trail Pro poles in our Instagram photo contest

You have a chance to win a fabulous pair of LEKI Micro Trail Pro poles in our latest Instagram photo contest.

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