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Courtney Dauwalter Transgrancanaria win [Photo credit: The Adventure Bakery / The North Face Transgrancanaria]

Hardrock 100 results 2024: Dauwalter and Pommeret SMASH course records

Courtney Dauwalter winning the UTMB 2023

WATCH AGAIN as Courtney Dauwalter makes more Hardrock 100 history

Luke Grenfell Shaw wins Val d Aran 2024 photo copyright UTMB

Emotional UTMB win for Luke Grenfell-Shaw MBE on anniversary of brother’s tragic death

Trail runners on a ridge

Trail running for beginners – benefits and essential gear to start trail running

endure24 reading 24 hour ultra running event

Backyard ultra marathons and running through the night – the rise of 24hr ultra running events


In episode 1 of our new SBRX Show we sit down with ultra runners and coaches Kim and Jayson Cavill to get their take on the Barkley Marathons and triathlon & trail running gear reviews, training tips and more
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Marathon de sables

26 Aug-1 Sep 2024

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Marathon des Sables 2024 stage four: Rachid bounces back and a scare for Aziza El Amrany

Marathon des Sables 2024 stage three: Mohamed El Morabity makes decisive move

Marathon des Sables 2024 stage two: Calm ahead of the ‘storm’ on Tuesday

Marathon des Sables 2024 stage one: Moroccan stars dominate

Marathon des Sables 2024: Route, live tracking & how to enter

Race information for runners & fans
10 Aug 2024
10-11 Aug 2024
Eastern States 100
26 Aug-1 Sep 2024
UTMB Mont Blanc
2-7 Sep 2024
Dragon’s Back Race
12-15 Sep 2024
Wildstrubel by UTMB
27-29 Sep 2024
13 Valleys Ultra
12-13 Oct 2024
Trans Jeju by UTMB

utmb WorlD series

26 Aug-1 Sep 2024

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Exploring limits: Kilian Jornet tells Tour de France winner what motivates him most

OCC winner Stian Angermund reveals positive doping test but insists: “I am a clean athlete”

Kilian Jornet clarifies ‘boycott’ rumours after holding talks with UTMB Board

Jon Albon ‘ends season’ with Le Grand Trail des Templiers win in first race since UTMB CCC

‘I still believe’ – UTMB OCC winner Angermund plots Ultra Pirineu return after another 100k DNF

More UTMB WOrld series
Story to tell?
Share interesting & inspirational stories with our news team


12 Jan 2025

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Jack Scott reveals how he trained to destroy the Winter Spine Race record

‘Mind boggling’ – John Kelly hails Jack Scott’s ‘near perfect’ Spine Race display

Lucy Gossage raises thousands for cancer charity after Montane Winter Spine Race podium finish

Damian Hall pays tribute to Jack Scott after historic battle at Montane Winter Spine Race

Claire Bannwarth SHOCKED by personal best after defending Winter Spine Race title



A selection of the top mountain, sky & trail runners

Barkley Marathons

26 Aug-1 Sep 2024

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Barkley Marathons star John Kelly wins Old Dominion 100-miler: ‘Not too shabby for a slow multi-day guy’

Laz Lake’s trek across America back on track after ultra community rallies round Barkley Marathons genius

Barkley Marathons mastermind Lazarus Lake on new barriers and tractor boys as his EPIC TREK continues

Barkley Marathons mastermind Lazarus Lake reaches another MILESTONE on his own EPIC test of endurance

Barkley Marathons mastermind Lazarus Lake shares EPIC updates on his own personal test of endurance

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RUNNING SHoe Reviews

Independently tested reviews of the best trail running shoes...and the occasional road shoe

Western States

29-30 Jun 2024

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Western States 100-mile Endurance Run women’s results: Schide just spectacular

Western States 100-mile Endurance Run men’s results: Another Walmsley masterclass for win number four

WATCH AGAIN: Western States 100-mile Endurance Run 2024: Walmsley and Schide a class apart

Walmsley and Schide favourites as Western States line-ups are finalised

Western States Endurance Run by UTMB: Route, live tracking & how to watch

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RUN247 - Global trail running news, events & advice

The global home of the off-road running news and participation advice. RUN247 provides news coverage from the iconic sky, mountain & trail running events from around the world and stories about amazing athletes that epitomise what is great about this sport. Additionally, we offer a range of off-road running tips and advice for runners of all ages and experience including running shoe and other gear reviews, training advice, nutrition & health recommendations and much more.

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