The 2018 IAU 100k World Championships take place this weekend in northern Croatia, near the village of Sveti Martin na Muri. The 100-kilometer course begins with one 2.5km out-and-back, and then launches into 13 repetitions of a 7.5km out-and-back route to compose those 100kms. The course is undulating, with about 800 meters of climb total.
We’re covering the race live, which starts on Saturday, September 8 at 7 a.m. CEST in Croatia, or Friday, September 7 at 11 p.m. MDT in the United States. You can find our full news stream of the event in this article as well as more resources to help you follow the race. You can also venture over to our Twitter feed and see more updates on our Facebook page.
- iRunFar’s women’s and men’s previews:
- Pre-race video interviews with Nele Alder-Baerens, Geoff Burns, Nao Kazami, Bongmusa Mthembu, Nikolina Šustić, and Devon Yanko;
- Official start list; and
- IAU website with the event’s General Information Sheet.
You can also look back at iRunFar’s previous coverage of the IAU 100k World Championships in 2015, 2014, and 2012 for a better understanding of this road ultramarathon.
Thanks to Squirrel’s Nut Butter for jumping in at the last minute to sponsor our coverage of the IAU 100k World Championships!