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1000K in 10 Days – Sameena van der Mijden, Gerben Oevermans
1000K in 10 Days - Sameena van der Mijden, Gerben Oevermans
Jun 16, 2021
Middelburg, Netherlands
Jun 25, 2021
Amsterdam, Netherlands
From 16 to 26 June 2021 these two Dutch ultrarunners will run 1000km nonstop through the Netherlands. Every day, boys and girls are (online) recruited,...
Jun 19, 2021
New York, NY, USA
Jun 19, 2021
New York, NY, USA
As race director of the Great New York 100mile/100K Running Exposition Phil McCarthy shows people the most beautiful spots of the Big Apple on foot,...
Youth Trail Running Camp – Max King
Youth Trail Running Camp - Max King
Jul 6, 2021
Jul 10, 2021
Mt Shasta sits in a corner of California that is still wild, without many people, and rugged at heart. The forests and mountains in the...
Badwater 135
Badwater 135
Jul 19, 2021
Badwater, CA, USA
Jul 21, 2021
Mt. Whitney, CA, USA
Globally known as “the world’s toughest foot race”, Badwater 135 takes place every Summer in Death Valley, California, USA.The most challenging part of the race...
Kenya Impact Marathon
Kenya Impact Marathon
Sep 6, 2021
Nairobi, Kenya
Sep 12, 2021
Nairobi, Kenya
More than a race, this is a festival of running.We hire out our own private tea plantation to ensure some of the finest trails and...
Sep 24, 2021
Athens, Greece
Sep 25, 2021
Sparta, Greece
Until more efficient ways of transport were developed, running was a common way to transfer a message. Especially in times of war it was important...
RacingthePlanet Atacama Crossing
RacingthePlanet Atacama Crossing
Sep 26, 2021
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Oct 2, 2021
The Atacama Desert is an area of extraordinary beauty and astounding natural wonders, from the Atacama Salt Flats, which are home to colonies of nesting...
Malawi Impact Marathon
Oct 4, 2021
Nkope, Malawi
Oct 10, 2021
Nkope, Malawi
Choose Malawi and you’ll be joining us on the run of a lifetime in the home of distance-running. Not only will you spend the week...
Navarino Challenge
Navarino Challenge
Oct 15, 2021
Costa Navarino, Greece
Oct 17, 2021
The multiple award-winning Navarino Challenge in the Greek southwestern Peloponnese is organized each year to raise awareness about the benefits of healthy living, exercise and...
Memorable Miles
Meaningful adventures and expeditions that happened in the past, and still are a source of inspiration:
Running the Sahara
Running the Sahara
Nov 2, 2006
St. Louis, Senegal
Feb 20, 2007
Cairo, Egypt
In 2007 three men ran 72 kilometers a day across the Sahara for 111 consecutive days. “When I decided to run across the Sahara Desert...
Jax Mariash Racing the planet
Seven Continents Challenge Jax Mariash
Feb 14, 2016
Sri Lanka
May 27, 2021
Uluru, Australia
Jax aims to become the 1st woman to win a stage race on each continent as a way to inspire people to get active and...
7 Deserts Run – Mina Guli
7 Deserts Run - Mina Guli
Feb 1, 2016
Tabernas Desert, Spain
Mar 22, 2016
Mojave Desert, USA
On February 1, 2016, after 6 months of preparation, Mina Guli’s 7 Deserts Run started to save the world’s water. “Amidst the global water crisis,...
Run Across America – Dean Karnazes
Run Across America - Dean Karnazes
Feb 25, 2011
May 10, 2011
New York
5 years after his successful Endurance 50 Dean Karnazes initiated a new challenge to get America up and running. On February 3 2011, the popular...
Footsteps To Inspire – Claire McFarlane
Footsteps To Inspire - Claire McFarlane
Jul 18, 2016
Bloubergstrand, South Africa
Jul 18, 2024
Claire McFarlane was raped when she was living in Paris as a student.The attacker was caught 10 years later but it took her 16 years...
Owl Run Hundreds Pete Ripmaster
Owl Run Hundreds Pete Ripmaster
Feb 1, 2020
Feb 2, 2021
50 100 Mile Runs in 50 States to raise $50,000 for CharityWith the Owl Run Hundreds Project he is trailblazing a new adventure in hopes of inspiring others to...
100 MARATHONS IN 100 DAYS – Mina Guli
100 MARATHONS IN 100 DAYS - Mina Guli
Nov 4, 2018
New York, NY, USA
Feb 11, 2019
New York, NY, USA
Water advocate and ultra-runner Mina Guli took on an epic challenge to shine a spotlight on the global water crisis: Mina’s challenge started at the...
Run for Love 2018 – Nick Lawson
Run for Love 2018 - Nick Lawson
Feb 14, 2018
Cape Agulhas, South Africa
May 23, 2019
Ras Enjela, Tunisia
In February 2018 Nick started his journey to spread a message of global unity and love. Since then he’s been running barefoot from South Africa...
The Great Indian Golden Quadrilateral Run for HOPE
The Great Indian Golden Quadrilateral Run for HOPE
Feb 8, 2020
Delhi, India
Mar 23, 2020
Mumbai, India
On February 2, 2020, Indian ultrarunner runner Sufia Sufi posted on social media: “I am Running The Great Indian Quadrilateral Road to spread the message...
Running Books
Mimi Anderson
At the age of 55, record-breaking ultrarunner Mimi Anderson embarked on her most ambitious adventure yet. She wanted to become the fastest woman in history to run across America from Los Angeles to New York. Her journey would cover 2,850 miles, 12 states and four time zones, dealing with extreme changes in terrain, weather and altitude along the way. For 40 days, the determined mother of three pushed herself on and on for more than 2,000 miles across the vast continent, despite the onset of severe pain, until she was forced to make a crushing decision: carry on and risk never...
The boy who runs - Julius Achon
The boy who runs: The Odyssey of Julius Achon
John Brant
Julius was taken from his home at the age of 11 and forced to become a child soldier. He overcame challenges that no child should face. After making two Olympic games and building a life in America, Julius returned to Uganda to help his communities who were suffering as a result of war. After their meeting, Eloise promised to fulfill his dream of restoring hope to his village in Northern Uganda after decades of civil war. Love Mercy sees a future where Northern Uganda is transformed through simple solutions to poverty.
A Runner’s High: My Life in Motion
A Runner’s High: My Life in Motion
Dean Karnazes
In 2018, at age 55, Dean Karnazes went back to the Western States Endurance Run (WSER) in California, USA.Dean had completed this ultramarathon, infamous for its rugged terrain and extreme temperatures, 11 times in less than 24hrs between 1994 and 2006. Dean is more open and vulnerable in A Runner’s High than ever before, when he describes the most demanding competition of his life, a physical and emotional battle, confronting his age, his career path, and his life choices. For Dean, the running experience is about the runner and the trail. It is not the sum of achievements but a...
Both Feet on the Ground
Both Feet on the Ground
Marshall Ulrich
“People have to get out to nature! It’s calming, nature gives us life basically. I think it’s essential to our psyche to get out,” Marshall says. It’s the topic of his latest book “Both Feet on the Ground,” which came out in Spring 2019.He addresses how food, nutrition & common-sense play a big role in his athletic accomplishments and how his connection to agriculture and nature is the glue that ties it all together. With everyone sheltering at home, this is a great time to read Both Feet on the Ground. In addition to reading about some of Marshall’s exciting adventures in...
The Happy Runner: Love the Process, Get Faster, Run Longer
The Happy Runner: Love the Process, Get Faster, Run Longer
David and Megan Roche
Consistency and joyful daily adventures are what lead to long-term health and happiness. With their book “The Happy Runner” David and Megan help you how setting meaningful goals goes a long way beyond the finish line, how Happy Running principles can get you better results, why failure should be on your checklist and plays an essential role in leveling up your running & life. They explain how to improve your running economy and to make running feel easier and more fun over time.
Running South America: with my Husband and other animals
Running South America: with my Husband and other animals
Katharine Lowrie
Katharine and David Lowrie decided to take on a continent and learn how to run again – barefoot, pushing their bodies and minds to levels they had never considered possible in a bid to become the first in the world to run the length of South America, to give a voice to the wildlife and wildernesses they adore. Running laid them bare, stripped them of the shell people journey within, so all they had to rely on was their own bare feet. Yet this very vulnerability provided the key to unlocking communities who would fling open their doors, tuck them...

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