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


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


Barkley Marathons and Frozen Head: just a jog in the park?

March 28th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

In daylight and before Barkley weekend, Frozen Head looks just like any other state park. Photo: Howie Stern


Laz Lake’s formula for gender differences in ultrarunning

March 1st, 2019 by Tory Scholz | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Lazarus Lake has announced how he will calculate for gender differences at his Strolling Jim 40-miler


Gary Robbins won’t be racing Barkley 2019 due to an injury

February 18th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Robbins has sustained a sacral stress fracture that will sideline him from the 2019 Barkley Marathons


Laz Lake thinks Jasmin Paris could become first-ever female finisher of Barkley Marathons

February 14th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Jasmin Paris won The Spine race earlier this year, now Laz Lake hopes she takes on the Barkley Marathons


WATCH: Last Man Standing

November 16th, 2018 by Tory Scholz | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Big’s Backyard Ultra is known as one of the toughest ultrarunning races. The 2018 event broke records, while demonstrating the power of the human spirit.


Meet the inspiring Canadians at Big’s Backyard Ultra

October 25th, 2018 by Tory Scholz | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Jerry Hughes of Victoria, BC toed the line and defied the odds at the Lazarus Lake ultra


Laz reaches Oregon as A Race for the Ages kicks off in Tennessee

August 29th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

The eccentric race director Lazarus Lake has reached Oregon, the final state in his walk across America