Krar wins 2018 Leadville Trail 100

August 19th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Krar returns to Leadville 100 for his second win and a sub-16 finish


Kilian Jornet wins his sixth Sierre-Zinal title in Swiss Alps

August 13th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Jornet beats Scottish rival Robbie Simpson for a sixth win in eight outings at the popular Swiss mountain race


Vegan ultrarunner attempts new John o’ Groats to Land’s End speed record

August 13th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Dan Lawson’s journey from the northeastern tip of Scotland to the southwestern tip of Cornwall started this morning at 6 a.m. local time


Beauty queen caught cheating at ultramarathons

August 9th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Victims’ rights advocate and beauty queen who gave up her crown is revealed to have cut courses at multiple trail ultras; one Ottawa ultrarunner gets the recognition she deserves


Visually-impaired relay team completes Canadian Death Race

August 8th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Five visually-impaired triathletes from Ottawa took on an extreme challenge when they entered one of the most difficult ultras on the Canadian trailrunning calendar. They covered every inch of the course, with no injuries


Nikki Kimball’s Vermont Long Trail FKT bested by Alyssa Godesky

August 5th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Ultrarunner and triathlete from Virginia knocks five hours off Kimball’s 2012 record


Gerardi wins Tromsø Skyrace, breaks course record

August 5th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

American women first and third, same for British men at Arctic Circle race in Norway


Gary Robbins and John Kelly go for a bromantic bike ride

August 2nd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Last year’s Barkley Marathon partners rode up Mount Baker this week, and met some curiously well-informed border guards in the process


Top five women–and Jornet–break records at Comapedrosa

July 30th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

No fewer than five of the fastest women at Skyrace Comapedrosa in Spain–and Kilian Jornet–broke course records yesterday


Hardrock disqualification splits ultra community

July 24th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Though many criticized the unprecedented DQ of Thevenard, others support the decision


Hardrock DQ’s Thevenard; Browning and Stanley win

July 22nd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

In a clear violation of the rules, lead runner accepts aid between stations and is DQ’d


How Hardrock 100 runners prepare for altitude

July 18th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

For those who live and train mostly at sea level, a high-altitude race like Hardrock 100 requires major fitness preparedness