Archive for the ‘Ultramarathons’ Category

D’Haene and Dauwalter Triumph at UTMB 2021

Francois D’Haene

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 […]

BADWATER® 135 Ultramarathon 2021 Results

Badwater 135 buckle 2021

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.

Zagori Mountain Running 2021

Zagori mountain running

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 […]

Western States 100 2021

Western States Endurance Run

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 […]

The danger – and beauty – of ultrarunning podcast

today in gocus 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 […]

Pellow and Mattas Win Ultra-Trail Australia 100

Matthew Pellow

In the second event of the Ultra-Trail® World Tour 2021 Pellow and Mattas Win Ultra-Trail Australia 100 Top honours at the 2021 Ultra-Trail Australia have gone to Matthew Pellow and Cecilia Mattas, winners of the male and female UTA100 titles. The pair were both first time winners at Australia’s largest trail running festival, coming out […]

Brimelow And Croft Win UTA50

Ruth Croft winning the UTA50

BRIMELOW AND CROFT WIN UTA50 TITLES AT ULTRA-TRAIL AUSTRALIA The Gold Coast’s Tom Brimelow and New Zealand’s Ruth Croft have claimed the men’s and women’s UTA50 titles at Ultra-Trail Australia in the Blue Mountains. The two runners came out on top across the 50km course, which included 2,450m of elevation gain, with Brimelow finishing in […]

The Contenders – Vlad Shatrov Ready For Ultra-Trail Australia

Vlad Shatrov

Vlad Shatrov Ready For The Challenge Of The 2021 Ultra-Trail Australia Newcastle-based runner Vlad Shatrov Ready For Ultra-Trail Australia and heads to the Blue Mountains as one of the favourites to claim the win across the 100km event. Shatrov will line up against Australia’s top trail runners in Saturday’s UTA100, with runners set to be […]

Ultra-Trail Australia – The Contenders – Ruth Croft Prepares For New Challenge At Ultra-Trail Australia 2021

Ruth Croft

Leading New Zealand trail runner Ruth Croft is turning her attention to the other side of the ditch as she prepares for this month’s Ultra-Trail Australia. Croft will be taking on Australia’s top trail runners in the 50km UTA50 in the Blue Mountains on Saturday 15 May after making history in February when she won […]

Ultra-Trail Australia – The Contenders – Jono O’Loughlin

Jono-OLoughlin-at-Ultra-Trail-Australia

SYDNEY RUNNER JONO O’LOUGHLIN READY TO TAKE THE FINAL STEP AT ULTRA-TRAIL AUSTRALIA For Sydney-based trail runner Jono O’Loughlin every May for the past 13 years has followed a familiar pattern, heading to the Blue Mountains to tackle the country’s largest trail running event, Ultra-Trail Australia. O’Loughlin is just one of four runners who have […]