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26-Feb-18

Capell and Laczak win Transgrancanaria

It was touch and go as to whether Transgrancanaria would even take place this weekend with dire weather forecasts causing the organisers extreme stress. But go ahead it did, with a few minor tweaks.

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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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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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02-Feb-18

Congratulations to Jeff McCarthy – our Overall Global RunUltra Blogger Award Winner in 2018

Many congratulations to Jeff McCarthy who sent us a great picture proudly holding up his new Suunto Spartan Ultra Sports Watch prize. Jeff is especially thrilled, as he said he's been thinking of upgrading his Garmin to a Suunto Spartan for a while.

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31-Jan-18

Snow in the Sahara

If you are in the last throes of training for this year’s Marathon des Sables, you may be straining your way through Hot Yoga sessions or, perhaps, have splashed out for some sessions in a heat chamber.

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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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