Ultra/Trail

Rapid Ascent is excited to announce a new ultra distance trail running event to their prominent portfolio; the Great Southern Stage Run near Albany, Western Australia to take place on 17 to 19 November 2022.
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.
The Surf Coast Century ultra marathon is gearing up for its 12th edition this Saturday, September 16, 2023 in Anglesea, Victoria. With an impressive 1300 participants, the event has firmly established itself as a must-do ultra trail marathon in Australia, drawing elite runners and relay teams from around the country.
The 10th edition of the Surf Coast Century is cementing its’ reputation as one of Australia's must-do ultra trail marathons, attracting a number of past winners from ultra running events across the country.
After weeks of intense excitement on social media, the 2024 Barkley Marathons officially began at 5:17 a.m. on Wednesday, commemorated by the recognizable conch shell blowing by the race's mysterious founder, Gary Cantrell, better known as Laz. Nestled in the untamed beauty of Frozen Head State Park close to Wartburg, Tennessee, this race has a rich history dating back to 1986. It was inspired by the incredible prison escape of James Earl Ray, who was convicted of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s murder, from the now-closed Brushy Mountain penitentiary.
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.
In November last year, the 165km Grampians Peaks Trail quietly opened its doors to the public. Although the name may already be familiar to a few Melbournians, particularly amongst the rock-climbing community, the Grampians otherwise tends to slip under the radar as a place for some truly brilliant trail running.
Local Hobart mum and top trail runner, Maggie Lennox, showed some of Australia’s elite trail runners just how  it’s done, with a stunning performance in the 25km event of this weekend’s kunanyi Mountain Run. 
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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