Expensive Alarm Clock or Must Have Team Member ?

During the C2K 240km ultramarathon, the role of pacers and crew became very evident as the field stretched out across the wide expanse of the Kosciuszcko National Park. Nutrition, clothing, reworked splits, encouragement and all round support was called upon Read More …

Vibram Tarawera 100 – Clash of the Titans – The Australian and NZ Corner

This weekend sees the running of the 5th Vibram Tarawera 100 ultra, and there is some serious talent knocking about in this race. So much so, that both myself and Marcus decided it was too good an opportunity to miss. Read More …

Ultrarunning’s 2012 Year in Review

2012 comes to a close and we hope to spend time with family and friends over the holiday season we thought we would look back on what has been an epic year in the world of trail and ultra running. Read More …

This is no picnic – Cavalls del Vent Preview

While the Aussies have been running around in circles at the Centennial Park Ultra and others have been making sandcastles and drinking piccolos at the Surf Coast Century the big boys and girls of global trail running have been finalising Read More …

A day in the life of an elite Ultra Runner – Planes, Trails & Automobiles

This past couple of months has seen a frenzy of big ultras attracting big names to some exotic locations. With a brief breather before it all starts again with UTMB I thought it quite timely to share an account of Read More …

Its time to race ! – Anton Krupicka on his comeback to competition

Since we launched Ultra168 about a year ago we put up a number of other sites and blogs as links we thought our readers would find most interesting – and without a shadow of doubt since day 1 and to Read More …

The Ego has landed – The Transvulcania Hype Machine kicks into gear

Watch out everyone, there is a new kid on the block and he wants everyone to know who he is. Welcome to the ISF Transvulcania la Palma Sky  Ultra. It took close to 40 hours to get to this small Read More …

Ultra168 is off to Europe to mix with the greats at Transvulcania and Zegama

We recently received some exciting news at Ultra168 – we have been invited to join the worlds best runners when they come together in May to compete over two whole weeks of extreme mountain running as part of the Skyrunner® Read More …