The picturesque landscapes of Southern France are about to bear witness to the triumphant return of trail running sensation, Jim Walmsley, at the upcoming 'Roubion-Nice' race. This event, an integral part of the UTMB World Series, is poised to deliver a thrilling weekend of endurance challenges against the stunning backdrop of Nice Côte d'Azur. Complementing the marquee 100-mile Ultra Trail Métropole Nice, there are equally enticing races, including the 50km Menton-Nice and the 20km Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat-Nice.
American runner Mike McMonagle and Canadian runner Alissa St-Laurent have etched their names in the annals of running history as the winners of the prestigious Grindstone Running Festival's 100-mile race by UTMB held this past weekend. Their achievement is a remarkable demonstration of unwavering endurance and unyielding determination.
In a remarkable display of stamina and determination, Andy Symonds and Sara Escobar-Carron emerged as victors at the Wild110 event of Wildstrubel by UTMB 2023, sealing their places at next year's UTMB World Series Finals.
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Courtney Dauwalter made headlines with her awe-inspiring performance at the renowned Western States 100-Mile Race, setting a new course record in the women's division. Dauwalter's incredible display of strength and endurance surpassed the previous leading time by an astonishing 80 minutes, leaving spectators in awe of her remarkable feat. In a historic moment, Tom Evans, a former soldier, etched his name in the annals of British running by becoming the first-ever Briton to claim victory in the men's event.
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In a historic achievement, Tom Evans, a 31-year-old British athlete, has etched his name in the annals of endurance running by becoming the inaugural British male winner of the renowned Western States 100-mile race in California. The iconic race stretches from Olympic Valley near Lake Tahoe to Auburn, California, and Evans conquered the demanding course in an impressive time of 14 hours, 40 minutes, and 22 seconds. This remarkable feat places him as the fourth fastest participant in the event's history, trailing only the exceptional performances of Jim Walmsley in 2019 and 2018, as well as Jared Hazen in 2019.
In a realm where time bows to tenacity, an extraordinary figure emerges, captivating hearts with an unwavering determination that defies the limitations of age. Meet Dag Aabye, an octogenarian ultramarathon runner and marvel who embarks on ultramarathons, shattering perceptions and inspiring all who witness his indomitable spirit.
Hobart local Andrew Gaskell and Broome runner Sarah Ludowici have won an automatic entry onto the Australian team that competes at this year’s World Mountain and Trail Running Championships in Austria, after taking out the grueling 67km Ultra (Solo) event at this weekend’s kunanyi Mountain Run.
kunanyi Mountain Run returns for its second year with an exceptionally strong field of 800 plus runners, including some of Australia’s fastest trail runners. With automatic spots up for grabs for the Australian team at the 2023 World Trail and Mountain Championships and the 2024 Skyrunning World Champs, the Ultra 67km and Vertical Kilometre have quickly made the event a huge drawcard.
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Initially developed and launched in the US by trail runner, Dakota Jones, Footprints is making its way to Australia, in partnership with Patagonia, with the very first camp being held April 20th-25th 2023 in Warburton, the lands of the Wurundjeri people, Victoria.
The Raffertys Coastal trail run snakes through the Lake Macquarie Wallarah National Park taking runners on a journey from calm lake shore to rugged coast line. Lake Macquarie is a natural adventure playground; the stunning lake and wild coastlines are iconic of the east coast of Australia. Runners pass through varied terrain from bushland single track to ridgetop fire trail, heathy coastal track, rock platforms and sandy beaches; all the elements of a top trail run destination with views that will get you through the kilometers.