South African ultra-long distances running performances (100km and further)

The rapid spread of coronavirus has already caused numerous changes in the road and track racing seasons. News of events being cancelled or postponed is breaking daily. This live blog will be updated with news of how coronavirus is affecting the trail running world. The Leadville was scheduled for August 22 and 23, but it has been cancelled. Runners already registered for the event have several options regarding their entry fees. There is also a deferral option, and runners can wait to race until , or Sinister Sports , organizers of several trail and ultra races in B. The Sinister 7 , an event with 50 and mile races set for July 4 to 5, will be moved to August 22 to

Women Are Closing the Gap in Ultrarunning

We met with them in May before our race. At that meeting they gave us the choice of June 13th, or June 20th for the race date. Full race rules is linked here. Do you need a running coach? We have you covered. At Packet Pickup.

COVID UPDATE We are currently planning to conduct the Margaret River Ultra Marathon on our rescheduled date of 17 October If the WA.

If during the race, we find out that you did not meet the above race conditions, your entry to the race may be declined. This fee will be added to your registration fee when signing up for the race. Racers must have successfully finished in races that are registered with the ITRA International Trail Running Association and have earned at least 10 points from up to three races.

These races must have been completed within the last three years up until the day before the registration start date of the UTMF between October 16, and October 15, However, at least one of these races must have been completed between one year before the registration start date and the day before the registration start date between October 16, and October 15, You will be running all day and night through mountainous terrain and have undertaken the necessary training to compete in such a race.

You are responsible for yourself and have the ability to deal with any problems that may be encountered during the race. You are able to deal with, on your own without assistance, deteriorating weather conditions low temperatures, strong winds, rain and snow and other troubles expected when traveling across mountainous terrain. You are able to physically and mentally deal with extreme fatigue, stomach problems, muscle pain and mild physical injuries on your own.

Blue-Blazed Trail Running Series

Run one of the top trail races in the United States and receive the largest finisher medals for an ultra-marathon and half marathon and the 3rd largest for a marathon finisher medal. Join our wait list for a chance to still get in. We’ve made a few changes for this year’s race and we’ll continue to add more to make each and every year better than the previous. Stop back regularly and find out what improvements we have made to the race.

DATE: April (Saturday- Sunday) VENUE: Dewan Serbaguna Komuniti Orang Asli at Km. 24, Gombak, Selangor. Image of starting location.

New venue in ! August 19 Update A new race schedule has been posted below. In order to keep numbers on site at the venue within recommended levels, events will be occurring on Saturday AND Sunday. See below for more information. With guidance from Bayfield County Public Health, we are altering the schedule of events to reduce the number of participants on site at any given time.

Please continue to monitor this site for more information about day and time of events, but events will be now be held on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Sept 25, 26, and The course is also changing to avoid the single track sections. A new course map will be available soon. The course will be utilizing the Birkie Trail and other ski trails to maintain more space for participants and passing.

Runners, You Suck at Dating—But Here’s Why I Can’t Quit You

Dating is tricky to navigate for the average person. But for ultrarunners, it is like trying to get through an obstacle course blindfolded. Amiright, laaaaaadies? Okay, to make this more understandable, I have sectioned this out into five easy steps, representing five stages of a mile race. Read on and prepare to get your romance mojo going.

Kettle Moraine is part of the Midwest Grand Slam of Ultra-running. Race Date is June 13th- We get our permit from the Department of Natural.

The Peddars Way trail runs from the Suffolk border to the North Norfolk Coast, all very runnable, even in the winter and navigation is easy. Race forms part of Positive Steps Grand Slam. The other races are the Norfolk km and the Kings Forest 50 km. All three events must be completed in any order in a 12 month period to be awarded the Grand Slam tankard. Entry details: Online entry only.

No postal entry, no entry on the day. Closing date for entries will be 19 Jan or when race reaches capacity.

Event Date: March 7th, 2020

The Ice Age Trail 50 is one of the oldest continuously-running ultras in the country. Race-day production was top-notch. Despite being one of the largest milers in the country, Ice Age reminded me why I miss low-key trail races.

The Squamish 50 races are TOUGH, truly unforgettable trail running experiences​. Stay up to date with the Squamish 50 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

We already knew that female runners are making strides in the world of ultrarunning. But according to the recently released report the State of Ultrarunning , women are actually outperforming men at long distances. Paul Ronto, s taff writer at Fort Collins-based RunRepeat , a website that reviews athletic shoes, confirmed this reality while compiling data for the report, which looks at more than 15, ultra races—defined as distances longer than a marathon—and 5,, race results between and With such an immense pile of information, Ronto and his partner in this project, Ivanka Nikolova, were able to make a number of fascinating observations about this rapidly expanding sport.

While differences in performances based on gender is one of the more monumental insights, Ronto insists that the data can be interpreted many ways. And yet, many recent female race-winners and record-breakers in ultra races in running, biking, and swimming earn their livings elsewhere.

NJ Ultra Festival – Blairstown NJ

The course encompasses one leg of the Minnesota Voyageur Trail Ultramarathon , plus a bit extra to equal Initially, it was developed as support for the Voyageur 50 Mile; offered as a thank you to Voyageur volunteers and an introduction to the course for those not ready for a full fifty miles. It has become a wildly popular race in its own right.

Date: March 7th, Ivins, Utah – Santa Clara Desert Reserve. The Red Mountain 55k, 30k, and Dirty Hurty Half Marathon trail races course incorporate.

Are you looking for other active, fit singles who love running? If so, the Outdoor Duo club is for you. Keen runners often find having a partner who shares their passion for running is the key to a successful long term relationship. To find a fellow runner, register with us now. OutdoorDuo is a specialist dating site for active singles. Whether you are into competitions or just run for fitness, we can help you meet other runners.

Our members are self selecting; they are all looking for dating or friendship with active outdoor sports men and women like you, including fell running and marathon running, trail running or orienteering, road running or jogging, and other outdoor sports such as climbing and hill walking, cycling, and more For a quick guided tour of what the Outdoor Duo club has to offer, see our Home page.

As a runner it makes sense to make your first date an active date, so why not suggest a run followed by a drink? The run itself may not provide much “getting to know you” time, but the cool-down period after your run certainly will.

Race Calendar

Important Announcement. Bunnies and Turtles,. We tried.

The Western States ® Mile Endurance Run is the world’s oldest mile trail race. Starting in Olympic Valley, California near the site of the Winter.

I get out of my Uber at Lansdowne Street, looking fly, and take a look around. There he is. His lanky body hunched against a wall, beer in hand. He looks like a typical Boston guy: dark jeans, Patagonia jacket, backwards Sox hat, oh, and completely wasted. How is this supposedly talented and very fast marathoner already drunk at noon?

More importantly, how the hell am I going to sit through a freaking baseball game with this guy? He hands the phone to me, almost dropping it, and I ask him to unlock it, which is quite a struggle.

Peddars Way Trail Ultra Marathon 2020

The Dallas Marathon is a nonprofit organization with a focus on promoting health and physical fitness through running events and related activities. Hundreds of thousands of spectators join in BMW Dallas Marathon Day — the second Sunday of December — lining the streets and neighborhoods to cheer on participants in a race that is recognized as the official marathon of the City of Dallas. Elite runners are requested to complete the following document.

Note, final selection is based upon a number of factors, including finishing times, and is at the sole discretion of the BMW Dallas Marathon. In addition, guidelines for participants in wheelchairs state that all chairs must be equipped with brakes and participants must wear helmets. The Race Director, in his sole discretion, may refuse entry to the course for any wheelchair participant who does not have wheelchairs, brakes or head protection acceptable to the Race Director.

Thursday, May 14, –postponements and cancellations to date All registered runners of cancelled Ultra-Trail Mt. Fuji will be offered.

Below is our current roster of Trail Races. We have chosen locations in the Mid-Peninsula that provide beautiful landscapes, convenience and fitting amenities. Whether you’re a veteran or newcomer to the trail racing stage, you will find the courses challenging and very scenic. Our races are well marked, stocked with aid, properly timed and measured, and full of fun!

Come run with us and be part of the community and our family style atmosphere. Bring the family and enjoy the post race celebration! The race will be run on a 2 mile loop alongside orchards and vineyards, with open pastures and oak covered trails. You will have 8 hours to complete as many loops as you can while enjoying the park’s idyllic setting. Where all runners turn around at the top of Purisima Creek Road, and just across Skyline Boulevard is the site where the long forgotten Brow House once stood.

Sadly you won’t get much rest here on your 50k journey through the Purisima Creek Redwoods but we will offer you some much needed aid and hydration to get you through the next 26 miles of this grueling 50K.

the canberra times marathon festival

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Closing date for entries will be 19 Jan or when race reaches capacity. Results details: We use gun time, and also manually record your race number at checkpoints.

Everything is bigger in Texas. This is more than just a race. This is an experience. Call for Volunteers. Join the Fun. As a Volunteer, you are the person that gives the runner the support and motivation to continue. Multiple Packages. Great Opportunity. As a sponsor of one or more events, you can select from the multiple sponsorship levels available. The Course. Come run in a prehistoric area dating back some 10, years where Indigenous people left cave art as evidence of their presence tucked into the weather beaten Chihuahuan Desert, the second largest desert in North America!

However, if you would like to visit Mexico via the border crossing in Del Rio, Texas you will need a valid passport. Start and Finish Times.

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