GNW 100s Race Preview – The ‘Old Skool’ Part 1

It might be two months earlier than normal, but the GNW 100s forms part of what I would regard as the old skool community style of racing here in Australia. Run by the legendary Dave Byrnes the explorer/Terrigal Trotter one, Read More …

The 17 Most Influential in Australian Ultra Running

It appears we’re a glutton for punishment here at Ultra168. After the uproar that our global most influential list caused in the land of the free, we thought we’d tone things down somewhat by offering up our opinion of the Read More …

2014 Aussie Race Season Begins – Bogong to Hotham

As we welcome 2014, it comes with it perhaps one of Australia’s best known mountain runs and also one of its most hotly contested too. This race has had its fair share of misfortune in the last few years, namely Read More …

Time to get serious?

The news of a trail runner’s death in la Grand Raid 100 miler (won by Kilian Jornet) over on Reunion Island last weekend means that we have now seen three deaths in virtually as many weeks in the world of Read More …

Hardrock 100 Preview – “The race that gets in your blood” from 4 guys that know !

I distinctly remember the moment that I witnessed the hold the Hardrock 100 race can have over people – we were sitting down to dinner at this years Transvulcania Ultra on the island of La Palma and Anton Krupicka was Read More …