Renowned British ultra-runner, Tom Evans, celebrated for his triumphs including the Western States 100 and his representation of Great Britain in cross-country events, has reluctantly withdrawn from the impending Ultra-Trail Cape Town 100km race following a harrowing mugging incident during a solitary run on Cape Town's Table Mountain.
Prepare for an electrifying chapter in the realm of trail running as the World Trail Majors (WTM) makes its debut in 2024. This series, comprising a minimum of nine ultramarathons scattered across the globe, signals a nostalgic return, bringing back the essence of cherished races once part of the now-defunct Ultra-Trail World Tour.
In the heart of Western Australia's picturesque Avon Valley, the highly anticipated Transcend returns in 2024 with options for all fitness levels. Mark your calendars for 22 June, where you have the option to take part in the Kids Dash, 6km Hike, 6km Run, 40km Team Relay Hike (2-3 ppl 12/16/12km), 40km Hike, 65km Team Relay Run (2-5 ppl 12/12/12/16/12km) or the ultimate challenge, the 65km Ultra.
In a landmark move toward inclusivity, the TransLantau races, part of the UTMB World Series events, have opened their doors to visually impaired athletes, allowing them to compete with guide runners. Liang Zhang, a 44-year-old Hong Kong runner who has been visually impaired since birth, is eagerly taking advantage of this progressive shift as he gears up for the 25km event scheduled for this Sunday.
In a groundbreaking announcement on October 25th, the UTMB World Series introduced a comprehensive policy aimed at promoting the participation of adaptive athletes in trail running. Effective immediately, this progressive policy is set to be implemented across all UTMB World Series events.
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Courtney Dauwalter, an icon in the ultrarunning world, etched a unique and heartwarming chapter into her illustrious career by achieving a memorable feat—completing the challenging 100km Javelina Jundred alongside her 66-year-old mother, Tracy Dauwalter.
For 10 years, the Run Larapinta Stage Race has been luring runners to the Red Centre to experience an unforgettable journey through a majestic landscape, one step at a time. Remarkably, the event has sold out in a record-breaking four hours of opening entries yesterday as 200 eager participants burst out of the starting blocks to secure their place at the bucket-list event.
The Sky Gran Canaria witnessed the grand culmination of the Valsir Mountain World Cup Finalissima with a riveting display of athleticism on Sunday, as Kenyan athletes Joyce Muthoni Njeru and Philemon Kiriago etched their names into the annals of mountain running history. This exhilarating event marked the end of...
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Amidst the breathtaking backdrop of Sky Gran Canaria, athletes hailing from Great Britain, the United States, Kenya, and Spain showcased their remarkable mountain running prowess during the Valsir Mountain Running World Cup Finalissima. This sporting event witnessed outstanding performances and unexpected hurdles, making it a riveting spectacle.