BIG RED RUN Australia June 2016 – Entries Open

Marathon des Sables celebrated 30-years in 2015. An amazing achievement. Just think about it, multi-day racing has been in existence for so many years. It’s a sign of how ultra running and the challenge of testing oneself over long distances … Continue reading

THE LONG RUN – Running Long, but how long?

We all run long, but the length of a long run can really vary depending on many factors such as age, fitness, race and training history, targets, objectives and available time. I get asked and read, time and time again, … Continue reading

Planning A Running Year

As a racing season comes to an end it is time to look back over your achievements and yes, your failures over the last 12 months. What went right, what didn’t go right? It is a question we should all ask … Continue reading

Kilian Jornet and Maude Mathys make history at Sierre-Zinal report by Salomon Running

 ZINAL, SWITZERLAND – Sierre-Zinal is a legendary trail race because of its nearly five decades of history and revered athletic performances, and on Sunday along its famed trails in the Swiss Alps another trail running legend added yet another chapter to … Continue reading

Long Term Goal Setting and Planning for Ultra Running

The Long Term Goal Recently I have produced several articles that have been created to help runners formulate a plan for a new year of racing and training. The articles have been as follows: Planning a Running and Racing Year … Continue reading

Ring of Steall SkyRace 2018 – Skyrunning World Championships

Report by Lauri van Houten, ISF In three days of uncertain and often extreme weather conditions, the 2018 Skyrunning World Championships lit up the sky in the Scottish Highlands with a rainbow of nations and world class competition. Nine countries … Continue reading

Ben Nevis Ultra 2018 – Skyrunning World Championships

Report by Lauri van Houten, ISF. Cold, storms and wild and windy weather meant safety first and the adoption of Plan B at the Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra valid for the 2018 Skyrunning World Championships in Scotland today. Jonathan Albon … Continue reading

Mountain, Ultra, Trail and Skyrunning Review of 2017

As a year comes to a close, I always like to look back and consider the highlights of the year, not only personal highlights but global highlights of the running world. It is a daunting task at times. The running … Continue reading

THE FUTURE IN THE SKY – 2018 Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series Announced

Getting steep and getting high, the 2018 Skyrunner® World Series was announced today. Since 1989 and the pioneering days of Marino Giacometti, Skyrunning has developed and grown into one of the most prestigious mountain running circuits in the world. The … Continue reading

RUN the RUT SkyRace 28km 2017 Summary and Images – Migu Run Skyrunner World Series

The RUT is now an integral part of the Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series, the 28km is considered by many in the US and Europe to be a pure Skyrunning race. It is a logical course with an aesthetic loop, … Continue reading