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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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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

Call for ultra running research volunteers

RunUltra has had a call for ultra runners who would be prepared to take part in some research on mental skills interventions. If you would like to join the study, the details are below. We will be publishing the results of the research here on RunUltra when it is concluded.

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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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16-Jan-18

The winners of our 2018 RunUltra Blogger Awards

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.

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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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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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16-Nov-17

Pauline Walker makes her century!

Pauline Walker and Fiona Rennie are the Scottish twins who are an absolute fixture on the ultra scene in Scotland, easily recognisable by the mini kilts they wear over their leggings. After over 50,000 miles training and another 5000 in competition, Pauline has just completed her 100th ultra.

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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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