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Dauwalter Delivers Another Hardrock 100 Course Record In Dominant Performance

Courtney Dauwalter and Ludovic Pommeret shattered course records to win the 2024 Hardrock 100. France’s Ludovic Pommeret, 48, and a former UTMB winner, led the race after his compatriot, François D’Haene, the pre-race favorite, withdrew midway through the 102.5-mile course. Running clockwise this year, Pommeret finished in 21:33:06, breaking Kilian Jornet’s 2022 record by over … Read more

How To Watch The 2024 Hardrock 100

The Hardrock 100 is back for 2024! The 102.5-mile race will start and finish in Silverton, Colorado, and 146 runners will have 48 hours to complete the challenging course in a counterclockwise direction. The race starts bright and early at 6 a.m. on Friday, July 12th, 2024, and finishes 48 hours later on Sunday, June … Read more

Jim Walmsley And Katie Schide Top The Fields At 2024 Western States 100

The Western States 100 is an icon in the world of ultra and trail running.  The oldest 100-miler in North America, it is known for its grueling course, which includes 5,000 meters of elevation gain throughout.  Entry to the race is notoriously difficult (maybe even more so than the race itself), with hopeful participants needing … Read more

Barkley Marathons Mastermind Laz Lake Ends Trans-America Walk In Oklahoma

This weekend, Gary Cantrell, better known in the running world as Laz Lake, completed his journey across America, dubbed Lazcon, ending in Foyil, Oklahoma. At 70, Laz Lake is a legend in the ultrarunning community, famous for creating the Barkley Marathons and Backyard Ultras, among other challenges. Originally, he planned to walk from Delaware to … Read more

Molly Browne Breaks Montane Spine Sprint Race Record In First-Ever Ultra

In her debut ultra race, Molly Browne shattered Hannah Rickman’s course record in the Montane Spine Sprint race, clocking in at 8:30:29. Browne’s impressive run saw her finish as the top female and fourth overall, beating the previous record by eleven minutes. Lizzie Broughton secured second place among the women, followed by Debbie Martin-Consani in … Read more

One Runner Dead, Three Injured, Following Severe Weather Conditions At Ultra Trail Of Haut-Giffre

A runner died during the Ultra Trail of Haut-Giffre (UTHG) event on Saturday amid severe weather conditions, organizers announced. “It is with great sadness that we announce that UTHG has just learned of a tragic event with the accidental death of a racer,” the race organizers said. “All our thoughts are with the victim’s family … Read more

Jasmin Paris Receives Member of the Order of the British Empire In King’s Birthday Honours List

The iconic photo of Jasmin Paris staggering to the yellow gate at the entrance of Frozen Head State Park in rural Tennessee forever changed the world of trail and ultra running. Her triumph reached far beyond ultrarunners and became a beacon of inspiration to women around the world.  The 40-year-old mother of two from Great … Read more

17-Year-Old Brody Chisholm Becomes Youngest Competitor To Finish Cocodona 250-Mile Race

While most 17-year-old boys are pent up in their rooms playing video games, Brody Chisholm and his family took on Cocodona 250, a 250-mile trail race from Black Canyon City to Flagstaff, Arizona. At just 17, Chisholm finished 12th in the Cocodona 250-Mile Race, a pretty remarkable achievement for someone who had never run an … Read more

UTMB Announces Partnership With ITA And €100,000 Investment In Anti-Doping Efforts

UTMB Group, the biggest player in major ultra and trail race organization, has announced a substantial enhancement to its anti-doping efforts.  In collaboration with the International Testing Agency (ITA) and independent anti-doping organizations, UTMB will invest at least €100,000 this year to strengthen its anti-doping measures. This initiative includes implementing new anti-doping policies, improving testing … Read more

British Ultrarunner Imo Boddy Breaks Long-Standing Three Peaks World Record

British ultrarunner Imo Boddy has shattered the 45-year-old world record for the female fastest known time (FKT) to complete the UK Three Peaks. The UK Three Peaks is a unique challenge in which runners summit the highest peak in each Scotland, England, and Wales. The peaks include Ben Nevis (1,345m) in Scotland, Scafell Pik (978m) … Read more

Study Reveals High Prevalence of Drug Use Found Among Ultramarathon Runners

In a January 2024 study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, researchers have uncovered significant drug use among ultrarunners. The study, led by Dr. Paul Robach and his team, used an innovative urine sampling method to accurately measure the prevalence of drug use in these endurance athletes and compared it with reported … Read more