Russ Cook, popularly known as the Hardest Geezer, has achieved an extraordinary milestone: completing a grueling journey spanning the entire length of Africa. After almost a year of traversing deserts, mountains, and forests across 16 countries, Cook, a 27-year-old adventurer from Worthing, has conquered a remarkable 16,300-kilometer trek, exceeding 385 marathons.
Jasmin Paris, the trailblazing woman who recently completed the grueling Barkley Marathons, now wears her battle scars with pride. Despite enduring tendonitis, swollen feet, and a web of itchy cuts, she crossed the finish line triumphantly.
This Friday, the highly anticipated Mount Fuji 100 race kicks off, marking the start of an epic journey for 3,400 participants around Japan's majestic peak. Established in 2012, the Mount Fuji 100, formerly known as UTMF, is renowned as a groundbreaking ultra-trail event in Japan. Covering approximately 166 kilometers and boasting over 7,000 meters of elevation gain, the course winds its way through roads, trails, and forests beneath the iconic symbol of Japan. Alongside the main race, the Kai loop offers a challenging 70-km route with 3,500 meters of elevation gain.
The Golden Trail World Series commenced its thrilling journey in Kobe, Japan, igniting the global trail-running community with excitement and anticipation. The event showcased a formidable assembly of athletes, setting the stage for an electrifying competition.
With three victories at the Western States and a recent triumph at the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB), ultrarunner Jim Walmsley is eyeing a remarkable milestone: conquering both prestigious races in a single year.
American ultrarunner Courtney Dauwalter once again asserted her dominance in the world of ultrarunning with a resounding victory in the women's race at the Mt. Fuji 100. Not only did she clinch the top spot in the women's category, but she also finished an impressive third overall, closely trailing behind the Chinese duo of Guomin Deng and Qin Guidu.
The seventh edition of the Margaret River Ultra Marathon will take place next weekend on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May 2024 in south-west Western Australia with a sold-out field of ultra runners to hit the trails.
It was a grand-slam style event as 1,900 participants mastered the trails at the Margaret River Ultra Marathon 80km and 42km races over the weekend on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May 2024 in south-west Western Australia.
The running accomplishments of Rachel Drake and Tyler Green are awe-inspiring. However, their story extends far beyond paces and race results. This high-achieving couple juggles demanding careers, education, coaching, and family life with their one-and-a-half-year-old son, Lewis. Recently, Drake secured her spot in the 2024 Western States 100 with...
The Western States 100, the world’s oldest 100-mile footrace, stands as a monumental test of human endurance. Traversing California's Sierra Nevada Mountains, this race demands competitors climb over 5,000 meters, challenging even the most seasoned athletes. It has become synonymous with the legends of ultrarunning, including Jim Walmsley, Scott Jurek, and Ann Trason.