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05-Apr-18

Ryan and Ryno set new FKT record for Great Himalaya Trail

By Alice Morrison

The South African duo, Ryan Sandes and Ryno Griesel, have finished their FKT attempt of the Great Himalaya Trail and set a new record, topping Andrew Porter’s 2016 record of the same route by three days. It took them 25 days.

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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

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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22-Feb-18

Trail World Championships location announced

It has been announced that the 2018 Trail World Championships (TWC) will take place on Saturday May 12th 2018 in Castellón de la Plana in Spain.

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21-Feb-18

Runner takes on Tour de France route

Sometimes, it is not all about the bike. Peter Thompson has set himself the challenge of running the full route of the Tour de France. Two legs good, two wheels bad, to borrow from George Orwell.

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16-Feb-18

Year of the Dog for Runners

Happy Chinese New Year. This year it is the Year of the Dog and we at RunUltra have found some dog-related running stuff for you to enjoy.

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13-Feb-18

The Coastal Challenge 2018

And … they are off. Lucky Devils! This year’s Coastal Challenge Costa Rica (TCC) started on the 11th and will finish on the 17th.

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