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New North American Additions To UTMB® World Series

Ultrarunners in the USA will be able to experience the UTMB® adventure and begin their journey to the renowned UTMB® Mont-Blanc on home soil, with the announcement of two new North American additions to UTMB® World Series in 2022. The organizers of the world’s leading trail running circuit have also announced more opportunities for European runners, with the confirmation of additional events in Croatia and Slovenia. In the US, Canyons Endurance Runs by UTMB® in California will take ultrarunners back to the birthplace of mountain ultras along the historic Western…

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Kilian Jornet Bids Farewell To Salomon

After 18 years of being part of the Salomon brand Kilian Jornet has said goodbye. Writing on his Facebook page Kilian said: I remember it like it was yesterday: in the summer of 2003, a friend of a friend gave me a few pairs of trail running shoes. This guy was Salomon’s marketing director in Spain. From that moment on, Salomon became not only a sponsor, but a life partner and the Salomon team—from marketing to product developers—became part of my family. Together we dreamed big, from winning trail and…

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UTMB world series 2022 News Ultramarathons 

Latest Events Confirmed For 2022 UTMB® World Series

Trail running events in the UK, Corsica, and Switzerland are the latest events confirmed for 2022 UTMB® World Series UTMB® World Series – the world’s ultimate trail running circuit – has now confirmed 20 world-leading international events for its debut season in 2022, with more events planned to be confirmed before the end of the year – Contingent from UTMB® World Series, including UTMB founders Catherine and Michel Poletti and IRONMAN Group President & CEO Andrew Messick currently visiting well regarded trail running races in North America in addition to…

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Badwater Salton Sea 81 Mile Ultramarathon News Ultramarathons 

BADWATER® Salton Sea 81 Mile Ultra 2021

The BADWATER® ultrarunning experience returns to Imperial and San Diego Counties when the eighth BADWATER SALTON SEA race takes place on November 7-8, 2021. AdventureCORPS®, Inc. – organizers of the world-famous Badwater 135 Ultramarathon from Death Valley to Mt. Whitney in July – hosts the BADWATER® Salton Sea 81-Mile Ultramarathon annually and normally in mid-Spring. After an 18-month hiatus due to the pandemic, the eighth annual edition will take place this weekend on Sunday-Monday, November 7-8, 2021. (In 2022 it will return on May 1-2.) This remarkable event challenges teams…

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Camille Herron News Ultramarathons 

2021 Javelina Jundred Joy For Camille Herron

Camille Herron returns to winning ways at the 2021 Javelina Jundred in Arizona, finishing in 14:03:23, fourth overall. Javelina Jundred is a costumed 100 mile/100 km trail run, this year celebrating its 19th edition on Halloween weekend, October 30, 2021. Held on a 20 mile rolling single track trail course comprised mostly of the Pemberton Trail in McDowell Mountain Regional Park near Fountain Hills, Arizona. Organised by Aravaipa Running,  JJ100 is a 2022 Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run Qualifier and Golden Ticket Race with the top two (2) female…

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Francois D’Haene News Ultramarathons 

D’Haene and Dauwalter Triumph at UTMB 2021

Last weekend saw D’Haene and Dauwalter Triumph at UTMB 2021. The Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc race, one of 7 events throughout the week is around 171 km and with about 10,000 meters elevation gain. Starting from Chamonix the race course follows the Tour du Mont Blanc, a long distance hiking trail that circumnavigates the Mont Blanc Massif passing through 3 countries, France, Switzerland and Italy finishing back in Chamonix. Cut-off time is 46 hrs 30 mins. The 2021 UTMB saw 2347 starters leave Chamonix. The Ultra Trail Mont du Blanc events:…

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Badwater 135 buckle 2021 News Ultramarathons 

BADWATER® 135 Ultramarathon 2021 Results

AdventureCORPS presented its legendary BADWATER® 135 Ultramarathon 2021, the 135-Mile World Championship. Now in its 44th year – with the 2020 race canceled last-minute due to the pandemic – this world-renowned event saw 84 of the world’s toughest athletes pit themselves against one another and the elements in a crucible like no other.

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Zagori mountain running News Ultramarathons 

Zagori Mountain Running 2021

Tsepelovo, July 27,  Zagori Mountain Running 2021: 2.600 athletes from 27 countries on the beautiful background scenery of Zagori The 10th anniversary race, Zagori Mountain Running, was completed in the best possible way. Zagori’s 46 unique villages, perched on steep slopes, with their impressive stone mansions, the cobbled streets, the arched bridges and the Northern Pindos National Park, composed the race’s extraordinary landscape.

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Western States Endurance Run News Ultramarathons 

Western States 100 2021

This Saturday morning, June 26th, sees the start of Western States 100 2021, perhaps the top 100 mile race in the USA.  The international field is somewhat depleted this year as entrants defer due to the covid situation. Domestically however its going to be a fascinating race with Jim Walmsley returning after winning in 2018 and 2019 and breaking the course record by 37 minutes in that 2019 race. In the womens race eight of 2019’s top-10 return including 2019 winner Clare Gallagher who finished in the second-fastest time in…

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today in gocus ultrarunning podcast News Ultramarathons 

The danger – and beauty – of ultrarunning podcast

The Guardian Today in Focus podcast The danger – and beauty – of ultrarunning A discussion that follows in the wake of the tragedy in Yellow River Stone Forest, near Baiyin City in Gansu province, China where 21 ultrarunners died when a storm hit the 100km race in a remote and exposed section of the course with high winds and freezing rain. The podcast looks at how the situation has unfolded with the Chinese government suspending a range of extreme sports including trail running, desert trekking, wingsuit flying and ultramarathon…

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