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22-May-17

Ultrarunner Jornet summits Everest oxygen-free in 26 hours

He’s done it! Kilian Jornet has summited Everest without fixed ropes or oxygen. In an absolutely astounding feat of endurance, Kilian Jornet reached the summit of Everest at midnight of 21st to 22nd May (local time +5:45 GMT) in a single climb.

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26-Apr-17

The RunUltra Race Awards 2017

We've just launched an exciting new #RunUltraRace Award programme. We’re asking you to nominate your favourite RunUltra Race to win a coveted RunUltra Race Award. 

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10-Apr-17

Kilian Jornet to take on Scotland and The Lakes

Kilian Jornet is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, ultra runner on the planet. This year his calendar looks as exciting as ever. He has announced that he will be running in the Salomon Glen Coe Skyline™ 2017 and that he has ambitions to complete the Bob Graham round. He also wants to take on Everest once again, having had to pull out in 2016 and he has UTMB in his sights.

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10-Apr-17

Salomon over the mountain running challenge

The Salomon Over the Mountain Running Challenge is a series of six trail running races taking place in a period of six months across different mountainous regions of France and including one flat race in Belgium.

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03-Apr-17

Salomon launches clean sport initiative

The world of trail and ultra running grew out of passionate enthusiasts organising and participating in races around the world. The community was small and made up of amateurs. But all that is changing rapidly. The positive is that the sport is gaining recognition and attracting more participants, but the negative is allegations of the use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) by some athletes.

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09-Mar-17

UK Skyrunning 2017 calendar confirmed

Skyrunning UK has confirmed the races and dates that will make up this year’s calendar and has introduced a series of changes to the points system.

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02-Mar-17

Congratulations to Sarah Lavender Smith – our Overall RunUltra Blogger Award Winner in 2017

Many congratulations to Sarah who kindly sent us a great picture proudly wearing her Suunto Spartan Ultra Sports Watch prize. Sarah was the overall winner of the 2017 RunUltra Blogger Award for her blog The Runner’s Trip.

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20-Feb-17

Mount Baker is back

1913 was the last time that runners took on the challenge to race from the Washington coast to the summit of Mount Baker at 3286 metres. Now it is set to make a comeback, albeit along a slightly different route.

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01-Feb-17

Female trail runner named Adventurer of the Year

Nepalese trail runner, Mira Rai, has been named as National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year. She was the people’s choice and won the popular vote for her achievements.

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20-Jan-17

The Spine

The MONTANE® Spine® Race 2017 gave us another epic edition of this 268-mile non-stop monster which follows the entire Pennine Way.

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