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13-Feb-18

Ice Hero! One man only finishes the Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra

There’s crazy and then there’s the Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra (MYAU). 300 miles over 8 days it takes place on the trail of the Yukon Quest sled dog race and is one of the toughest ultras in the world.

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30-Jan-18

Ultra marathon cheat caught

Just a couple of weeks after the portable toilet fiasco, when a runner was found to be hiding in the loo and claiming extra laps, Tim Clarke of Perth Now has discovered that a British man, Mark Robson, has been disqualified and banned from future WA races, after taking a massive 40km shortcut during the Australia Day Ultra in Australind, Western Australia.

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17-Jan-18

Spine Challenger New Course Records

108 miles in 60 hours from Edale to Hardraw in January. How hard can it be? Pretty hard is the short answer. The MONTANE® Spine® Challenger set off at 8am on Saturday, January 13th and, as always, provided a great three days of racing.

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15-Jan-18

Ultra cheat hides in portable loo

An ultra runner in Phoenix Arizona, Kelly Agnew, has been ignominiously caught cheating in a 24-hour ultra, part of Across the Years, by hiding out in a portable loo to catch his breath and then crossing the line to pretend he had done the lap.

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05-Dec-17

Marathon des Sables Peru Results 2017

Desert legend, Rachid El Morabity from Morocco, and super-strong Nathalie Mauclair of France, are the winners of the first MDS to take place in Peru.

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20-Nov-17

Marco Olmo wins Ultra Africa Race

Proving once again that age is no barrier to success, Marco Olmo from Italy, who celebrated his 69th birthday just over a month ago, has won the Ultra Africa Race.

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13-Nov-17

Battle Royal for the Everest Trail Race 2017

The racers are four stages in to this epic race in the Himalaya and both the men’s and the women’s competitions are turning into gritty, hard-fought battles for supremacy.

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13-Nov-17

Camille Herron smashes women’s 100-mile world record

The USA’s Camille Herron annihilated the women’s 100-mile world record at the Tunnel Hill 100 miler in Illinois this weekend.

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20-Oct-17

UTMB Champion smashes John Muir trail record

François D’Haene, has set a new record of 2 days, 19 hours, and 26 minutes on the 210-mile John Muir Trail through the Sierra Nevada mountains.

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03-Oct-17

Spartathlon Results 2017

It is THE classic ultra – the oldest recorded one in history. The first edition (arguably) took place in 490 BC, ahead of the battle of Marathon against the Persian forces.

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