Nov 062014
The 300 of Sparta

A new stage race,  “The 300 of Sparta” is planned for next year from Sparta to Thermopylae. This  378 km, 8 stage  race follows tarmac or rural roads supplied with aid stations providing snacks and drinks. Overnight weatherproof camps are set up by organizers. Limit 300 runners Date: 26 April-3 may 2015 | Registration is […]

 Posted by at 11:59 pm on November 6, 2014
Apr 082013
International Tour de Taiwan Ultra-marathon 2013

The International Tour de Taiwan Ultra-marathon takes place March 30- April 12, 2013 and covers 1100 km in 14 stages, averaging 75 kilometers a day. Organized by the Chinese Taipei Association of Ultrarunners (CTAU), the route starts from Taipei, clockwise, on roads, passing by almost every county on the island, back to the starting point […]

Aug 172012
TransRockies Run 2012 – Stage 3 Results

News from TransRockies Run 2012: “Day 3 marks the final day of racing for the RUN3 competitors and, staying true to the theme of the previous two days, Max King and Alicia Shay would stage victories and take the overall crowns in the Open Men and Open Women divisions. Shay was all but unstoppable over […]

Aug 162012
TransRockies 2012 - Stage 1 Results

The TransRockies 2012 6 day stage race started August 14th at Buena Vista in Colorado at 9:am with over 360 trail riders taking part. This three and six day stage race through the Colorado Rockies has brought runners from 16 different countries “together to experience a race like no other”. RUN3 – 58.4 miles, 8,600 […]

Aug 052012
The Napoleon Ultra 2012

Please be advised about a stage race I’m organizing December 1-7, 2012 – the Napoleon Ultra – a 7-day stage run with 230 miles (368 km). This is the bicentennial of Napoleon’s retreat from Moscow to Paris. We will be running from Moscow, Texas to Paris, Texas as a commemoration, stopping along the way at […]

May 292012
Run Across America On Trail 2012

After a couple of years of organising, the day has arrived when Mike Samuelson’s plans are set in motion for this years longest stage race, the Run Across America on Trails. Taking rail and canal trails and 2000 miles of road, the RAAoT will begin tomorrow, May 30, 2012. Unlike previous Tran-Am’s, the 1992-1995 Trans-Am’s […]

May 032012
La Loire Intégrale 2012 & Trans Poland Footrace 2013

A reminder that a new stage race across France will be organised this summer (July 11-27) called La Loire Intégrale. The route is along La Loire which is the longest river in France, 1025 K / 17 stages. The race organisor is an experienced stage runner – a  Transe Gaule Veteran and the race is […]

Apr 182012
Grand to Grand 2012

Aiming at the wealthier end of the ultrarunning market, the Grand to Grand is a new stage race and is billed as the only unsupported 6 day stage race in America. Starting the 160 mile event at the Rim of the Grand Canyon the event covers about a marathon a day with  a long day […]

 Posted by at 12:47 pm on April 18, 2012
Jan 252012
Himalayan 100 Mile Stage Race 2012

The Himalayan 100 Mile stage race is possibly the most spectacular ultrarunning course in the world. The event affords views of 4 out of 5 of the world’s highest peaks – Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga. The event caters for different levels of ability from  10k runner to ultrarunner and runners set their own […]