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Sabrina Verjee – Three Peak Challenge St. Lucia

British ultrarunner Sabrina Verjee has set a new record after running a three peak challenge in St. Lucia setting an FKT, the fastest known time set by a woman. The record-breaking British ultra-runner from Ambleside, completed the three peak challenge by running up three of its highest iconic peaks, Petit Piton, Gros Piton and Mount Gimie in 5:16:00 on March 3. The run was just four minutes off the time set by a Saint Lucian male runner. Sabrina holds the overall record for the 325-mile circuit of the Wainwrights taking…

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Cheung Man-yee News Ultrarunners 

Cheung Man-yee Is First Female Hongkonger To Finish 298km Hong Kong Four Trails

Cheung Man-yee is the first female Hongkonger to finish the 298km Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge. The HK4TUC links all four of Hong Kong’s major trails, the MacLehose, Wilson, Hong Kong and Lantau Trails. If the runners reach the end – marked by a green postbox in Mui Wo – in less than 60 hours they are a “finisher”. If they reach the end in under 72 hours, they are a “survivor”. Cheung is just the second woman to “finish” ever, completing the distance in 57:51:00. 16 starters 7…

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Hillary Gerardi Inspiration Ultrarunners 

Home Summit Home with Hillary Gerardi

Literally looming above her backyard in Chamonix, Mont Blanc beckons Black Diamond athlete Hillary Gerardi, With travel grinding to a halt due to the global pandemic, the dream to link the summit to her own home became a reality. Follow Hillary as she journeys from Home Summit Home with her partner Brad Carlson.

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

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 finished every UTA100 since the event began back in 2008, and following a best finish of second in 2019, he’s looking forward to hitting the start line in Katoomba on Saturday 15 May. “Part of…

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ultra trail world tour Ultramarathons Ultrarunners 

2021 ULTRA-TRAIL® WORLD TOUR CIRCUIT

The 2021 Ultra-Trail®World Tour Circuit brings together 28 races organized in 6 continents and in 22 different countries with iconic events such as the Western State® 100-Mile Endurance Run, Madeira Island Ultra-Trail® and the UTMB® Mont-Blanc (UTMB®, TDS® and CCC®) will once again be on the 2021 Ultra-Trail® World Tour calendar. UTWT announced that 4 new events are be joining the UTWT this year, the Ultra-Trail® Snowdonia (UK), 11 September 2021, Kullamannen (SE), Thailand by UTMB® (TH) and Panda Trail by UTMB® (CN). This is the current list of  Ultra-Trail…

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3100 mile race film poster Inspiration Ultramarathons Ultrarunners 

3100 Run and Become – The Movie

Perhaps the most elusive, elite multiday race in the world, the Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race, takes place in Queens, New York City each summer. This race, (first held in 1996 as the 2700 mile race and became the 3100 in 1997), is held around one square sidewalk block (0.56 miles) and requires a minimum of 59 miles a day for 52 days to complete the event. The Race promises personal expansion and, indeed, participants come from around the world to shatter their limitations and discover a deeper sense of self.…

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Camille Herron Ultrarunners 

USATF’s Mountain Ultra Trail Council (MUT) 2018 Ultrarunners of the Year

USATF’s Mountain Ultra Trail Council (MUT) 2018 Ultrarunners of the Year have recently been announced. Camille Herron won the Female Road Ultrarunner of the year award before setting a new World record at Desert Solstice with 162.9 miles in 24 hours. Herron also set a new women’s 100 mile track World record in 13:25. (Photo by Howie Stern) Ultra Trail Runners of the Year: Women’s Open: Courtney Dauwalter, 33, Golden, CO (1st place Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run, 1st place Tahoe 200 Mile and 1st place Sean O’Brien 50…

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Don Hannon Inspiration Ultrarunners 

Don Hannon – Running To Save Lives

Irish ultrarunner Don Hannon – Running To Save Lives is running from Ballycastle in Northern Ireland to Castletownbere in County Cork in Ireland, a distance of 578 miles (930 km) over 12 days starting on March 31st 2018. Don is running to raise awareness of Organ Donation and Transplantation after donating half of his liver to his sister in 2016. Don has set a target of 1000 new donor cards registered. Website: www.runningdonor.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/runningdonor

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