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 …

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

Hardrock

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 …

The Price of Sacrifice – Are Mike Wolfe and Dakota Jones making the right choices ?

We all make sacrifices in life – and being an ultrarunner regardless of ability requires it in big doses. Whether it is spending time with loved ones and friends or late nights or favourite food and drink or even sleep 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 …