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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Matthew Pellow Ultramarathons 

Pellow and Mattas Win Ultra-Trail Australia 100

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 on top after 100km around the stunning Blue Mountains course. Wollongong based runner Pellow crossed the line in 9:51:32, almost 13 minutes ahead of second place finisher Kiwi Vajin Armstrong, with Michael Dimuantes a further…

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Ruth Croft winning the UTA50 Ultramarathons 

Brimelow And Croft Win 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 4:35:44 and Croft in 4:52:09.

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Vlad Shatrov Ultramarathons Ultrarunners 

The Contenders – Vlad Shatrov Ready For Ultra-Trail Australia

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 tested as they make their way around one of the premier events on the ultra calendar.

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Ruth Croft Ultramarathons Ultrarunners 

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

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 New Zealand’s Tarawera Ultramarathon 102km race outright and she’s now looking forward to the challenge of Australia’s largest trail running event. “I’m really looking forward to it, I’ve never been able to make it work…

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