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This weekend saw a rather huge weekend of racing over at the Tarawera ultras, which included races over 50km, 102km and the big one, the miler. While over in Hong Kong was the Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge. Tarawera Read More ...

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We spread out wings beyond our fair shoreline as the week starts with round-ups from the 9 Dragons 50/50 ultra over in Hong Kong. But begin our look at the weekend’s racing with a the latest from the Cradle Mountain Read More ...

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Next month, the 9 Dragons Ultra takes place in Hong Kong. Ahead of the race, we’ve got a series of interviews lined up with a number of leading women runners. The first is Francesca Canepa, the former snowboarder turned ultra Read More ...

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Running in team events presents a whole new series of challenges. In this article, David Longo discusses the trials and tribulations of his recent Hong Kong Trailwalker experience and what he learned.

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Local Victorian runner, Ash Watson and Queensland-based Deb Nicholl have been crowned champions of the Surf Coast Century 100km Ultra Marathon, while Roger Lay and Rachel Tucker have taken the titles in the 50km race today at Anglesea, Victoria. Despite Read More ...

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A couple of weeks ago, we featured some insight into the Rinjani 100, a monumentally tough race, where across the 100kms, there’s over 9,100m of climbing. When you consider there’s probably just as much up as there is down, that’s Read More ...

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If you haven’t come across the Rinjani 100, then you’re in for a treat. This is an absolute beast of a 100km race with over 9,000m of vertical gain in that 100kms. Yes you read that right, over 9,000m of Read More ...

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Three countries and three very different types of racing going on this weekend. We start the journey over in Hong Kong, where the 9 Dragons Ultra(s) took place. There’s a choice of three races here, the 50 miler, the 50kms Read More ...

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Harry Jones is a Welsh runner who lives in Thailand and although relatively new to the trail ultra running scene has already had some impressive results. Read more here.

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Ben Duffus is one of Australia’s most successful ultra trail runners and also just a super top bloke, who is in Hong Kong at the moment for the 9 Dragons 50k event. In the following interview we catch up with Read More ...

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Elsa Jeandedieu is a Frenchwoman living in Hong Kong and over the last several years has made a huge splash on the local running scene. She is one of main female contenders going into the 9 Dragons 50-50 race, however Read More ...

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Ringing in the Chinese New Year of the Dog, the 7th edition of the renowned annual Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge (HK4TUC) will be held from 16 – 18 February 2018. The 298km trail ultra marathon consists of running Read More ...

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Today we pick up the second half of our race preview, the 9 Dragons Hong Kong Ultra. Find out today a little more about multi-day racing in Hong Kong, along with our preview of the race that features a number Read More ...

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The 9 Dragons is a new addition to the Ultra168 Supporters Club and the first race to feature that is outside of Australia and New Zealand. The race is a new and unique addition to the Hong Kong racing scene, Read More ...

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As our sport expands, it can be tricky keeping track of every runner I need to know about. Some race previews we get it right, others, a dark horse will rise through the clouds to put themselves on the radar. Read More ...

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While many here in Australia enjoyed the long weekend break, there were a few races happening across the seas to the East and North of us. Beginning in New Zealand, the Ultra Easy 100km took on a slightly different route Read More ...

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The Ultra Trail World Tour (UTWT) grinds into action again for 2018 with the first race of the series taking place in Hong Kong on January 27, the Vibram Hong Kong 100. The race gets more competitive every year and Read More ...

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If you haven’t come across it, the Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge (HK4TUC) is a beast of an ‘event’. I use inverted commas because it’s not really an official event of any kind, more of a fatass run. No Read More ...

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The ladies race at UTA100 looks to be highly competitive. We interview Marie McNaughton, a Kiwi living in Hong Kong about why she is coming back to race.

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The Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge (HK4TUC) is the brainchild of local Hong Kong expat Andre Blumberg and since its inception in 2012, has garnered almost mythical status amongst local runners due to its brutal yet simple concept. The

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It was a big weekend of racing at both home and overseas with the Two Bays trail race taking place down south and the first event of the UTWT taking place in Hong Kong with a highly competitive field winding

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The Vibram 100 is on this Saturday January 14 and is one of most competitive ultra races on the calendar. It is also the first stop on the Ultra Trail World Tour (UTWT) and showcases some of the most scenic

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Today we welcome Canberra ultra runner, David Longo to the pages of ultra168. As a former resident of Hong Kong, he looks at the potential of Hong Kong as an ultra running destination but also some of the limitations as

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There’s a couple of races on the horizon that Ultra168 readers and members might be interested in, and with a special discount for Ultra168 Supporters (watch out for an email shortly if you’re a supporter!). Beach to Brother The Beach

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