Vibram Hong Kong 100 Preview

This weekend sees the Ultra Trail World Tour kick off its first race of the series and presence in Asia as part of the Vibram Hong Kong 100. When it was announced last year, the Ultra Trail World Tour concept Read More …

International Ultra Runners of the Year

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It’s that time of year once again when we all chew the fat over who the best runners of 2013 were. Always a subjective one this, and of course we all have our own personal favourites to boot. First up, Read More …

Ultra Trail Mount Fuji – Asia-Pacific Got Talent

This weekend sees the running of the mighty awesome UTMF race in Japan. It’s a monster of a run with huge elevation gains in one of the most amazing places in the world. As a lead-in to the race this Read More …

UTMF 2013 Edition: Insight into Japanese ultra-running – An interview with Koichi Iwasa

While many runners would be familiar with Japan’s legendary ultra runner Tsuyoshi Kaburakai and race director of the Ultra Trail Mount Fuji, other talented Japanese runners are perhaps less well-known. As eyes focus on Japan later this week for the Read More …

2013 Vibram Hong Kong 100 race report – The rise of ultra-marathons in Asia

Last weekend saw the third edition of the popular Vibram Hong Kong 100 take place along the picturesque Maclehose trail. Weather conditions were perfect and over 1,200 keen participants from 30 countries had signed up for the fun. Once again Read More …

2013 Vibram Hong Kong 100: Pre-race interviews part 4 – Team Nepal and Team Philippines

In this fourth and final part of the HK100 pre-race interviews before the big dance kicks off in Hong Kong, Lloyd Belcher and Andre Blumberg portray two countries that are somewhat less prominent on the global ultra scene and outside Read More …

2013 Vibram Hong Kong 100: Pre-race interviews Part 3 – Jeremy Ritcey and Team China

In our third and penultimate part of the HK100 pre-race interviews, Lloyd Belcher and Andre Blumberg had the opportunity to catch up with Jeremy Ritcey as well as perhaps the most well-known ultra trail runners from China, Xing Ruling and Read More …

2013 Vibram Hong Kong 100: Pre-race interviews part 2 – Olya Korzh and Team Vibram Europe

In our second part of the HK100 pre-race interviews, Lloyd Belcher and Andre Blumberg met up with Olya Korzh and also connected with two experienced trail runners from Team Vibram Europe, namely Nicola Bassi and Sebastien Nain. Olya Korzh is Read More …