French team blasts through desert scorcher to win unorthodox relay challenge
A second big-deal Barkley Marathons documentary hits the big screen, with Robbins and filmmaker Ethan Newberry
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]