Tag: Ultramarathon

the way of legends, burgos, spain When race director, Manu Pastor, created the Way of Legends race he wanted to produce something special. He didn’t do that; he created something very special, something exceptional. It is a trail race through the stunning and varied scenery of a region of Northern Spain near Burgos. But it is… Read More
Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon desert view on day 1 The Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon (KAEM), in South Africa, is the second oldest multi-day desert race in the world; the oldest is the Marathon des Sables (MdS). Both are extremely well organised tough events and are very similar in terms of distances, format and compulsory equipment, but are entirely different… Read More
Two Oceans Marathon ultramarathon Two massive climbs and hours of breathtaking views at Two Oceans Marathon the most beautiful ultramarathon in the world Every year on Easter Saturday, Cape Town, South Africa plays host to a race that bills itself as the most beautiful ultramarathon in the world. The Two Oceans Marathon—a bit of… Read More
Comrades Marathon the ultimate running race What you need to know about running an Ultra plus advice from Comrades Marathon veterans To say that participants competing in the Comrades Marathon are mentally and physically strong is an understatement. Comrades isn’t just of run-of-the-mill ultra, it is one of the toughest races around located in the heat… Read More
Marathon Des Sables the toughest race in the world Over three decades ago a brave mortal soul set foot on the world’s largest desert with less food and supplies that could fill a shopping basket. His name was Patrick Bauer and on that day in 1984, he set out to cover over 350 km of the Sahara desert. There… Read More
WHERE TO FIND THE TOUGHEST EVENTS IN THE WORLD Many people consider your run of the mill marathons, triathlons, and general adventure sport competitions to be a challenge. Others, however, need a little more pain, grit, and suffering to make any race worth their time. These athletes seek nothing but the hardest and most rewarding races to test their… Read More
Grand to Grand Ultra. North America’s Top 6 Stunning Ultra Trail runs. Photo credit- Grand to Grand Ultra There’s a reason why ultra trail runs are becoming more popular by the year. There’s something about the call of the wild that forces you out of your head, and inspires you to test your limits. Whether you’re racing through the mountains of British Columbia or the Hawaiian rainforest, an… Read More
The 4 Deserts Grand Slam, A Series of the World’s Toughest Endurance Races Top 20 Things to Know About the 4 Deserts Grand Slam Before You Sign-up To say that participants competing in the 4 Deserts Grand Slam are mentally tough is an understatement. These men and women are going beyond the limits of physical fitness and mental endurance. Not only are the… Read More
recover after an ultramarathon Tips to recover from an ultramarathon Author: John Davis Congratulations! You actually finished an ultramarathon. Can you believe it? In the moments after crossing the finish line, the accomplishment seems unbelievable. But soon, the aching of your muscles, the throbbing of your joints, and the blisters on your feet will… Read More


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