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Issue 16 of Ultrarunning World features race reports and articles including: Sarah Cameron – The Kristina Palten interview Sharon Gayter – Coast to Coast (C2C) Stacey Holloway – West Highland Way Leila Majewska – Princesses on a run Fiona McNelis – Canal Grand Slam Vinny OLeary – Listowel Endurance Festival Rachel Fawcett – Making The…

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Today sees the publication of issue 14 of Ultrarunning World magazine issue 14. Features: Sri Chinmoy 10 & 6 Day Race 2018 8th EMU 6 Day Race World Trophy Snowdrop 55 – Bob Hearn The Great New York 100 Mile Running Exposition – Shishaldin Hanlen Mil’Kil 2018 – Translated by Sarah Cameron The Gobi March…

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ULTRA gold for Brit Jonathan Albon in 2018 Skyrunning World Championships in Scotland Jonathon Albon photo courtesy No Limits Photography. Brit Jonathan Albon and Ragna Dabats, of The Netherlands, triumph as challenging weather forced race officials to swap to the bad weather course for the Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra race. Still a strenuous race, the…

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Sichel faces toughest-ever challenge in 3,100 mile race Orkney-based ultra marathon runner, William Sichel (64) faces his toughest challenge in a 26 year running career when he toes the line in the 22nd edition of the Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3,100 mile race starting in Queens, New York at 6am, local time, on June 17th. Described…

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After having run 2:33:26 at this year’s Virgin London Marathon, Charles Harpur was able to convert speed into endurance to take the win at the South Downs Way 100 Mile Race which finished this morning. The race which starts at Chilcomb Sports Ground and finishes at Eastbourne Sports Club Athletics Track saw Stephen Hobbs lead…

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  Ultrarunning World Issue 12 features: A Winter Bob Graham – Kim Collison Arc of Attrition – Tim Lambert Arc of Attrition – Jane Stephens (Directors cut) Rest and Recovery – Shamus J Babcock Time Will Tell – Sarah Cameron Billy Butlin JOGLE Part 1 – Stan Jewell Dipali Cunningham – Grahak Cuningham Plant-based Eating…

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The inaugural Ultra Tour of Arran which saw 72 runners take on 100km of rugged Scottish terrain over 2 days took place on the 14th of April. Described on the website as “…Scotland in miniature. From dense forests and coastal scenery in the South to crumbling castles and dramatic mountains in the North, the Isle…

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A handful of British Runners at the Sri Chinmoy 6 & 10 Day Race in New York are struggling against inner and outer forces in Flushing Meadows Park in Queens. After battling near freezing temperatures for the first few days of the 10 day race, the weather turned wetter last night and more rain was forecast…

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Photo courtesy Chia Charge The HardMoors 55 2018 is a 55 mile race from Helmsley to Guisborough and is part of the Hardmoors Race Series. The event takes competitors through the North York Moors and the Cleveland Hills and features 2000 metres of ascent. There is a time limit of 16 hours. The race began…

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Photo caption: Womens winners of the 2018 50 mile Chester Ultra. L-R Sally Ford, Samantha Cullen, Lucy Davies. Photo by Mick Hall courtesy GB Ultras The Chester Ultra 2018 took place March 2nd starting at Waverton Village Hall, Waverton just outside of Chester. The course is a single loop that connects trails on the River…

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The Arc of Attrition 2018 lived up to its name this year with 52 finishers from 145 starters. The 100+ mile race started in Coverack and finished in Porthtowan at midnight on Saturday Feb. 10th. A slightly longer version with detours due to weather damage to the South West Coastal Path and muddy conditions meant the…

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The Arc of Attrition 2018 is a 100 mile, point-to-point race from Coverack to Porthtowan along the South-West Coastal path.  The race, whch started at 12.00 noon on Friday February 9th, has a 36 hour cut-off with additional checkpoint cut-offs on route.With checkpoints approximately 20 miles apart, competitors will need to be self-sufficient for long…

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Ultrarunning World Magazine Issue 9 now available. Ultrarunning World magazine 9 is published today and brings together a wide variety of voices – mostly from ultrarunners actively involved in the sport and experienced veterans. The publication is the journal of Multidays.com, the leading website providing news and updates on multiday races around the world. While…

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Just a quick reaction to today’s results just posted on the Facebook page by Whats My Time. Charlie Sharpe’s win at the Chorley 6 Hour Road Race with 78.36561 today was good enough for 24th best male runner in the World so far this year according to the rankings kept by the DUV and the…

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The Robin Hood 100 started 8:00 am this morning. Featuring two laps of 30 miles in the forest plus a run along the Chesterfieled canal, the course is described as “a fully marked ultra on nice underfoot, runnable and scenic trails.” The start and finish is at South Wheatley Village Hall and 92 runners set…

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One of Scotlands great treasures is the West Highland Way race from Milngavie near Glasgow to Fort William. The trail, conceived by the late Tom Hunter from Glasgow, was approved for development in 1974 and was completed and opened on 6 October 1980 by Lord Mansfield becoming the first officially designated long-distance footpath in Scotland.…

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SCOTT Ultra Series 2017 – Race THREE Northants “Shires and Spires” Ultra 35 4th June 2017 The Go Beyond Shires and Spires Ultra 2017 took place on Sunday 4th June at Lamport Hall in Northamptonshire. At 8:30 am on Sunday 4th June 2017 one hundred and seventy five runners crossed the start line under a…

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The Liverpool to Manchester Double 2017 is a 100 Mile Liverpool to Manchester Out and Back Ultra Marathon following the Trans-Pennine Trail and the River Mersey. The race which started 6:00 am on Saturday 27th had a 30 hour cutoff finishing at 12 noon Sunday 28th. The event started and finished at North End Sports…

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What: The Preston 6 Hour Race 2017 Where: The event will take place at the Uclan Sports Arena, Tom Benson Way, Preston, Lancashire PR2 1SG. When: Saturday 12th August 2017 – 10:00 am start The race takes place on a 743.477 by 3m wide cycleway Manual timing The arena has modern facilities with male and female changing…

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The indefatiguable Stan Jewell has announced the creation of a new race – the Liverpool 6 Hour at the Liverpool Hope University Friday April 27th 2018. Entry will be online via Bookitzone and more details will be announced shortly. This new event will follow the Chorley 6 hour at Astley Park on October 7th and…

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The British 100k/50k Championships 2017 Results are available online. The event took place yesterday under the auspices of the Meridian Ultra Road Race at the Patrington Haven Leisure Caravan Park, Patrington, HU12 0PT, in  East Yorkshire. The mens 100km winner was Lee Grantham and the womens winner was Sue Harrison. Adam Holland won the mens 50…

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BERGHAUS DRAGON’S BACK RACE – DAY ONE REVIEW Start – Conwy Castle Finish– Hafod y Llan Campsite Distance covered – 52km Height climbed – 3,800m Key features – Carneddau, Glyderau and Snowdon massif Number of starters – 223 Number who completed the day –198 Number of runners who didn’t complete the full day – 25  As…

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The inaugural Kennet & Avon Canal 145 Mile Race 2017 kicks off Friday 28th July at Bristol Temple Meads train station and finishes at Paddington Station in London. Keith posted a brief course description on the facebook group page which is the main line of communication so check it out. “The Start will be in…

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The British 100k/50k Championships 2017 form part of the Meridian Ultra Road Race 50/100k taking place on May 21st in East Yorkshire. The event features: Open 50 and 100k Road races Incorporating the British Athletics National 100k Road Race Championship, The Anglo Celtic plate Home Countries 100k race and England ultra distance championships 50k.  50k…

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Provisional itinerary for the North Wales Pilgrims Way Ultra. Price £189 Distance 133.5 miles Duration 3 days Day 1 – 9th of February 2018 Registration Registration is open from 9am to 11:30am. At registration you must have all the compulsory kit and hand in your list of food you are taking for the entire race.…

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NEWS from Orkney’s William Sichel Sichel launches unprecedented 750 record target Orkney-based ultra marathon runner, William Sichel (63)shows no sign of slowing down as he has launched an unprecedented goal of setting a total of 750 ultra running records, in the coming years, in a project he is calling “Journey to 750”. This follows on…

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This coming weekend sees the Freedom Leisure British Ultrafest 2017 taking place at the K2 track in Crawley. This event which also includes 12 & 6 hour races is replacing, for this year, the AIM Crawley 6 & 12 hour races and a popular move it has proved so far with the 24 hour being…

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Sichel announces a return to the World’s longest road race – 3100 miles Orkney-based ultra marathon runner, William Sichel (63)shows no sign of slowing down as he has accepted an invitation to return to New York, for a second time, to contest the 21st edition of the World’s Longest Road Race – the Sri Chinmoy…

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Mark Cockbain has announced a new non-stop multiday race from Anglesey to Cardiff in 2017, the Lon Las Cymru. ”A 250 mile non-stop race from Holyhead to Cardiff Bay down the centre of Wales crossing several mountain ranges. Mostly on road, you will be virtually self sufficient which will make this an incredibly difficult challenge…

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XNRG’s Special Offer For UTMB 2017 UTMB (Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc) week is one of the hottest on the ultra calendar. The 2017 race entry open this December, so there’s not long to gather your qualifying points! That’s why we’re offering an XNRG duel-race discount package, that will provide you with enough points to…

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This weekend sees the iconic West Highland Way race start in Milngavie on the outskirts of Glasgow. The race begins in the train station carpark at 1 am. The runners have 35 hours to cover the 95 miles to Fort William. According to the start list there are 292 202 runners signed up and current…

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Unfortunately the results previously posted were not the full 24 hour results and this is the amended version. Apologies for any inconvenience. The 2nd Annual Foxton 24 Hour Race 2016 finished earlier today at noon. Paul Coderoy won the 24 event with 181.621 km – a new course record, with Adrian MacDermott running a 24…

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The Hoka Highland Fling is a 53 mile trail race which takes place every year, since 2006, in April. The route follows the West Highland Way, Scotland’s oldest official long distance footpath, through the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park from Milngavie to Tyndrum. Its a great way to get to know the first…

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The La Sportiva Grand Tour of Skiddaw 3rd September 2016 08:00, Lime House School, Dalston, Cumbria, CA5 7BX. Entry – £45 Solo, £90 Pairs. The La Sportiva Grand Tour of Skiddaw is a 44 mile trail ultra race taking in the beautiful Northern Lake District with a climb up the mighty Skiddaw at the approximate…

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Achill Ultra Marathon is gearing up for another year of challenge and excitement with this years event set to be bigger and better than ever. Taking place on the 27th and 28th of August, the Achill Ultra Back to Back is looking for as many participants as possible to get involved with 25% of each entry…

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Tomorrow morning at 7 am will see the start of the British national 100km championships as part of the Self-Transcendence 100/50k Ultra Races Perth & Anglo Celtic Plate 2016. Teams from the Home nations will be competing at North Inch Park in Perth by the side of the River Tay. Multiday specialist William Sichel will…

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On the 1st September 2015, Ben Smith began one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of his life. The project is a ‘World Record’ attempt at running 401 marathons in 401 consecutive days around 309 different locations of the UK. The challenge will aim to raise both awareness of the issues of bullying in…

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Thames Trot Ultra 2016 Race Report by Steve Adams To date gales have not been a feature of the weather that has always been so interesting at Thames Trot. Well that’s not the case anymore as the Thames Trot Ultra 2016 field battled into 40 mile an hour winds made even trickier by the surface…

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With a new non-stop format, Marmot Dark Mountains™ kicks off at 8 pm Saturday evening 30th January 2016. Severe Weather Warning for Marmot Dark Mountains™ Sandwiched between Storm Gertrude (currently blasting Northern England and Scotland) and Storm Henry (potentially due Monday 1ST), this weekend witnesses the 4th edition of Marmot Dark Mountains™, and this year…

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