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28-May-18

Salomon Gore-Tex Maxi Race Results 2018

By Alice Morrison

Summer season is starting off in full swing with great ultras popping up all over the place. The Lake Annecy Outdoor Festival had a whole raft of runs and water events with four ultra distances at the core.

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25-May-18

Ultra runner tribute to Manchester attack victims

By Alice Morrison

Nathan Rae, an ultra runner from Chorlton, has devised his very own tribute to those 22 people who died in the Manchester Arena atrocity a year ago. He ran 67 miles in a heart shape around Manchester.

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23-May-18

Antoine Guillon, Pere Lluís Garau and Tina Ameller win the race around Menorca

By Alice Morrison

The 2018 Compressport Trail Menorca Camí de Cavalls (TMCdC) a 185 km race around the island has ended in victory for Antoine Guillon of France and local boy Pere Lluis Garau for the men and Tina Ameller, also from Menorca, for the women.

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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

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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