Vibram Tarawera 100 Race Preview

After the slight 'debacle' of the weekend just gone in Gran Canaria where Ryan Sandes was striped of his win, then reinstated following a 'communication' error (not just in translation, but more so the procedure), the UTWT merry go-round turns its eyes to the serenity of the Tarawera 100 on

Daily News: UROY(US); Otters and Pregnancy

Welcome back form the weekend people - we've been cruising a 3-day weekend here in some parts of Australia... for now here's a daily dose of the weird and wonderful... Olson, mountains, France - check it. Running Tarawera? Want to see the course beforehand? check out the training camps. Wetter than an otter's

Tarawera Ultra’s just got tougher !

As runnners from all over the world descend on New Zealand this week, news has been confirmed that due to extreme period of drought the Vibram Tarawera Ultras will have a route change due to an increased fire risk. Races around the world and Race Directors in particular have been

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 trail and ultra running. While some of these tragic instances

Tarawera 100 Preview

This weekend sees the running of the much-anticipated Tarawera 100km (along with other distances), and RD Paul Charteris has drafted together an absolutely quality field of runners for this very well-regarded of races. Our man on the ground is Matt Bixley, who has recently joined the Ultra168 Editorial Board, and