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Molly Browne wins Summer Spine Sprint 2024 photo credit Montane Summer Spine

Spine Race record is smashed by a runner taking part in her very first ultra

Jasmin Paris climbing Barkley Marathons loop three 2023 photo credit: Davidmillerphotography_ on Instagram

Jasmin Paris, ultrarunning sensation and Barkley Marathons history maker, awarded MBE

Katie Schide wins Canyons Endurance Runs 2024 photo credit UTMB

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

Dave Phillips takes victory in the 2023 Summer Spine Race

FOLLOW LIVE: Summer Spine Race 2024: Route, tracking and dot watching details

Trail runners on a ridge

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


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
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
9-13 Aug 2024
Bigfoot 200
26 Aug-1 Sep 2024
UTMB Mont Blanc
2-7 Sep 2024
Dragon’s Back Race

utmb WorlD series

26 Aug-1 Sep 2024

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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

2024 UTMB World Series schedule: The 40 events

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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 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

“Well that was easy!” Gary Robbins captures joyous finishes of Barkley Marathons’ famous five

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

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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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Race Guide

Canyons Endurance Runs by UTMB 2024 results: Katie Schide stars in 100K

Rachel Drake on the moment she won Black Canyon duel with Becca Windell

Record-breaker Hayden Hawks: ‘It felt amazing’ to be back at Black Canyon

Hayden Hawks and Rachel Drake bag the wins at Black Canyon 100K

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

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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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