London will witness the end of an era as four-time Olympic gold medallist, Sir Mo Farah, officially declares his retirement from competitive athletics. After a stellar career that saw him triumph in the 5,000m and 10,000m events, the iconic distance runner has chosen to bid farewell to the sport with a final race in London on September 3, followed by his ultimate race on September 10.
The excitement surrounding the 2023 World Athletics Championships takes an unexpected turn as doubts emerge over the participation of reigning 800m Olympic champion, Athing Mu. With her sights set on defending her title at the Paris 2024 Olympics, Mu is seriously considering skipping the prestigious world event to prioritize focused training.
In a season marked by awe-inspiring triumphs, ultrarunner extraordinaire Courtney Dauwalter has emerged as the trailblazing star. After rewriting the record books at both the Western States Endurance Run in California's Olympic Valley and the demanding Hardrock 100 in Colorado's Silverton, Dauwalter is gearing up for one final show-stopping feat before summer's end—the prestigious Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB).
A momentous event in the world of endurance running is set to take place in Chamonix, France, this August - the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB). Known worldwide for its exhilarating challenges, this remarkable week-long affair draws nearly 10,000 spirited runners from all corners of the globe, vying to test their mettle in seven distinct races that exemplify human determination and resilience.
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.
On Good Friday 29th of March, 2024, at 5:50 am, starting in Albany, Shane Johnstone, an ultra-runner, will embark on an awe-inspiring quest to tackle the Bibbulmun Track in Western Australia with the ambitious goal of completing it in under 10 days, aiming to establish a new Fastest Known Time (FKT) record. This endeavor will see Shane running an average of over 100 kilometers per day on undulating technical trail, showcasing the epitome of human determination and perseverance.
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.
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...
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 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.