Snowdon Skyrace – Race Report

A couple of months ago I wrote an article on Skyrunning (check that article out here). In my research for it, I ended up getting totally sidetracked and scrolling through upcoming Skyraces. In the process, I stumbled across the Snowdon Skyrace, a Welsh race not too far from my home in the UK. I called … Read more

Race Profile: The Coastal Challenge Costa Rica

Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Look no further because I have the perfect one for you! The Coastal Challenge in Costa Rica. Over 6 days and 225k, this race takes in the best of Costa Rica! My experience running the Coastal Challenge was out of this world, and if you are … Read more

What is RacingThePlanet I The 4 Deserts Ultramarathon Series?

How can you truly experience this beautiful and varied planet we live on? Competing in the RacingThePlanet 4 Deserts Ultramarathon Series would be one way.  The 4 Deserts Ultramarathon Series takes place in four deserts around the world. Participants traverse 155 miles over several days in each self-supported ultramarathon, running through sand dunes, past an … Read more

The Western States 100 Race Profile: The King Of 100 Mile Races

The Western States 100 is the oldest 100-mile ultra trail race in the world. It is well-known for its history and challenging conditions including 18,000 feet of climbing and temperature swings from the blistering cold to triple-digit heat.  For almost five decades, Western States has been home to some of the sport’s most legendary competitions … Read more

Circumpolar Race Around the World (CRAW): The Virtual Global Relay Run

Leave it to Lazarus Lake, creator of the Barkley Marathons (arguably one of the toughest ultramarathons in the world) and the Backyard Ultra, to transform the idea of racing virtually into a years-long, team-based race around the world.    After the success of his four-month-long virtual Race Across Tennessee held during the summer of 2020, Lake … Read more