Laz Lake is planning another very long walk in 2021

December 4th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene, Uncategorized | No Comments »

This time Laz plans to walk from the top of the US to the bottom, and his route just might take him into Canada


New documentary on Nicky Spinks at the Barkley Marathons

November 14th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races, Trail Running | No Comments »

The doc follows the British ultrarunner on her quest to become the first woman to finish the infamously difficult race


Canadian sets new women’s course record at Vol State

July 16th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Bev Anderson-Abbs is a former member of the Canadian 100K team, and was the last woman to complete a Fun Run at the Barkley Marathons


Laz’s Vol State race is underway in Tennessee

July 11th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

We’ve identified five Canadians at this year’s race, including Bev Anderson-Abbs, a Barkley Fun Runner from 2013


Gary Robbins has started training for Barkley 2020

June 29th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Robbins’ stress fracture is healed and he’s getting back to running


Inaugural Outrun Backyard Ultra a mudfest

June 23rd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Torrential rain meant the course had to be changed mid-race not once, but twice


Laz Lake arrives in Calgary for Dave Proctor’s Backyard Ultra

June 21st, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

The Barkley Marathons race director may bestow the winner with a golden coin to this year’s Big’s Backyard Ultra. Photo: BOSS DIgital Media


John Kelly tackles his first big UK trail quest

June 1st, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

The most recent Barkley Marathons finisher took on a massive challenge in his adopted home this week


Pro runners as Pop-Tart flavours

April 25th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

This tweeter went to some trouble to pair US track runners with their corresponding flavour


Laz Lake to attend Dave Proctor’s Backyard Ultra in Calgary

April 17th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

The famous Barkley Marathons race director may also bestow the golden coin on the winner, which grants entry into his own backyard ultra in Tennessee


WATCH: Barkley Marathons teaser

April 11th, 2019 by Tory Scholz | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

I Run4 Ultra’s trailer about one of the world’s most challenging endurance events


How to get into the Barkley Marathons

April 10th, 2019 by Tory Scholz | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

The only thing more challenging than the Barkley Marathons is getting into the race itself