Laz, John Kelly and Camille Herron speak at UK’s National Run Show

January 27th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Some of the top American ultrarunners showed up to speak to their British fans in Birmingham


John Kelly wins Montane Spine Race

January 16th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

The 2017 Barkley Marathons finisher’s lead was briefly challenged by two competitors who later dropped out


Barkley finisher leads Montane Spine Race with 140K to go

January 14th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

John Kelly, who currently lives in the U.K., has embraced the British ultratrail scene


Laz’s new ultra is basically Vol State 2.0

January 5th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Didn’t get into Vol State? Here’s your backup race (that’s arguably just as cool)


Ethan Newberry’s first 100-mile training week

January 2nd, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Here’s what happened when the trail runner and filmmaker set out to document his first-ever 100-mile training week


Gary Robbins is running down hills again

December 29th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

The three-time Barkley Marathons attempter is cautiously optimistic about his racing in 2020. Photo: Brice Ferre


The man who inspired the name “Barkley Marathons” dies at 70

December 8th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Barry Barkley was Laz Lake’s friend, neighbour and running partner


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