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Sophia Laukli wins the women's race at the 2023 Sierre-Zinal

US star Sophia Laukli OUT of Zegama as injury further hampers GTWS title defence

Imo Boddy Three Peaks World Record Attempt May 2024

British endurance phenom embarks on INCREDIBLE Three Peaks world record attempt

Ultra Trail Snowdownia 2024 Action

Ultra-Trail Snowdonia 2024: Third time lucky, intense heat and an extraordinary weekend

endure24 reading 24 hour ultra running event

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

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How to train for a 24-hour ultramarathon – run training tips from a record holder


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
19-26 May 2024
Cape Wrath Ultra
9 Jun 2024
Comrades Marathon
16 Jun 2024
Summer Spine
21-23 Jun 2024
Broken Arrow Skyrace
12 Jul 2024
Hardrock 100
22-24 Jul 2024
Badwater 135
10 Aug 2024
10-11 Aug 2024
Eastern States 100

utmb WorlD series

26 Aug-1 Sep 2024

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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

2024 UTMB World Series schedule: The 40 events

‘My tank was nearing empty’ – Courtney Dauwalter on emerging from ‘pain cave’ to take UTMB title

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14-21 Jan 2024

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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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Jasmin Paris and ‘Hardest Geezer’ help inspire the next generation at London Marathon

Jasmin Paris to start London Marathon – and ‘Hardest Geezer’ exploits also honoured

How Jasmin Paris trained for Barkley Marathons with ‘completely bonkers’ hill repeats and much more

Marathon des Sables: The route conundrum also posed by the Barkley Marathons

Greig Hamilton – Barkley finisher #19 on his “really enjoyable time in the woods”

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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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Heather Jackson excited for Black Canyon return – and reveals her magic motivation word

Black Canyon Ultras 2024: Start times, route, how to follow, course records

Jim Walmsley secures Western States return with Roubion-Nice 115k UTMB World Series win

‘There’s the tortoise, the hare, and then Courtney’ – John Kelly salutes Dauwalter’s historic double

Courtney Dauwalter makes trail running history with Hardrock and Western States double

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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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