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


Speed Project 4.0: new record set in L.A. to Las Vegas ultra relay

April 3rd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

French team blasts through desert scorcher to win unorthodox relay challenge


Documentary showing Gary Robbins’ Barkley attempts goes on tour across Canada in October

September 6th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Reviews, Trail Running | 1 Comment »

A second big-deal Barkley Marathons documentary hits the big screen, with Robbins and filmmaker Ethan Newberry


How to follow the 2017 Barkley Marathons

March 31st, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Yes, we’re at the Barkley Marathons.


Calgary man gets lost for 10 hours while training for ultramarathon

March 17th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Calgary’s Eli Yon was lost for more than 10 hours in early March following a navigation error while training for the Sinister 7 Ultra.


Go the distance: Training tips for finishing your first ultra-marathon

February 21st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Trails, CRM Training Plans, Runs & Races, Trail Gear, Trail Races, Trail Running, Training | No Comments »

  An ultra-marathon is any event longer than the traditional marathon distance—42.2K. Some are as “short” as 50K while others are 100K, 100 miles (161K) or even more. And while running an ultra may seem […]


Quebec’s scenic Ultra-Trail Harricana in pictures

September 6th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Destination Race, Runs & Races, Trail Races, Trail Running | No Comments »

This Quebec trail and ultra race is quite a scenic one that takes runners on mountainous trails. This course is evidence of the increasing popularity of trail running in the province.


Scott Jurek sets Appalachian Trail record

July 13th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

One of the most decorated ultrarunners ever, Scott Jurek, has set a new fastest-known time on the 3,522 km Appalachian Trail, finishing the thru-hike in 46 days, eight hours and seven minutes. He finished […]


Video: Patagonia’s Ultra Fiord

December 21st, 2014 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

Chile’s Patagonia remains one of the most rugged, desolate and adventurous places to visit on Earth. The organizers of the Patagonia Marathon saw an opportunity to deliver trail runners a dramatic tour of the […]


Ellie Greenwood on her Comrades Marathon win

December 16th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

The Comrades Marathon is an 89K ultra marathon that takes place in between the cities of Durban and Pietermaritzburg in South Africa. Runners must reach each of the five cut-off points before a designated […]


Leadville 100 to use lottery for 2015 entry

October 3rd, 2014 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

When the Leadville Trail 100 Run started more than 30 years ago, just 45 runners dared line up at the start. This year, when registration opened up it sold out in a day. According […]


Canada’s Rob Krar wins Western States 100

June 30th, 2014 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Rob Krar went to the Western States 100 with one goal in mind: to win. The Canadian capped off an extraordinary 12 months by doing just that, triumphing at one of the most prestigious […]