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13-Jul-17

Badwater winners 2017

Badwater 135 is one of THE legendary races on the calendar. The conditions make it one of the toughest, and each year it delivers outstanding results. 96 runners (out of the maximum 100) were there at the start in Death Valley this year.

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11-Jul-17

RunUltra Race Awards – We have some surprise winners!

A big thank you to those of you who took part in our #RunUltraRace Awards. We have some real surprises and the results show that even lesser well known ultra races with the right level of marketing and runner support can make a big splash in the ultra running world.

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11-Jul-17

Kenyan runner outruns bear

An elite runner from Kenya, who was out on a training run in the woods near his home in Maine, USA, was faced with two charging black bears. He saved his life by outrunning them in a fast and furious sprint to a nearby vacant house for cover.

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10-Jul-17

Andorra Ultra Trail 2017 results

Set at the beginning of the European summer mountain running season, the Andorra Ultra Trail – Vallnord mountain running festival took place last weekend in this small country in the heart of the Pyrenees. The five-day running festival features four ultra race distances and one mountain marathon. 2017 was the inaugural run of their longest event: Eufòria.

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05-Jul-17

Drama galore in the IAU 24 Hour World Championships

Ultra running is a strange thing, we all know that, but one of the special strains of madness it encompasses is the 24-hour race. This year, the IAU 24 Hour World Championships were held in Belfast in Northern Ireland. It is a simple premise: run as far as you can in 24 hours, but behind that premise is a world of pain and determination.

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27-Jun-17

New host for the 2018 Trail World Championships

Following the 2017 next Trail World Championships, to be held in Badia Prataglia in Tuscany (Italy) this coming June, the International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU), in association with the International Trail Running Association (ITRA) has already announced the location and dates for the 2018 edition of the Trail World Championships.

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26-Jun-17

Sandes and Bradley take Western States 100 2017

It’s the oldest 100-miler in the USA and always a hugely-competitive race. The Western States 100 M Endurance Run starts in Squaw Valley, California near the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics and ends 100.2 miles later in Auburn, California.

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20-Jun-17

It’s back and it’s still Bad: Badwater 2017

Badwater turns 40 this year, a landmark for anyone, but for one of the world’s toughest races, it looks like it will be a birthday field to contend with.

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13-Jun-17

Route changes for Transgrancanaria 2018

Held on the island of Gran Canaria in Spain, the next edition of the 125km distance of the 2018 Transgrancanaria event will have a new urban beach start line.

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12-Jun-17

Your chance to win a pair of SCOTT Supertrac RC running shoes by posting a race review

You have a chance to win a fabulous pair of SCOTT Supertrac RC ultra running shoes in our prize draw. These popular running shoes were specifically developed for trail, mountain and sky running and the Supertrac RCs Radial Traction outsole was developed in collaboration with high profile SCOTT Running athletes at the Technical University of Munich.

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