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Beloved Runner and Mountaineer Fred Zalokar Dies in Yosemite National Park
Beloved Runner and Mountaineer Fred Zalokar Dies in Yosemite National Park
on July 23, 2021
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Renowned runner and mountaineer Fred Zalokar perished while hiking in Yosemite National Park. He was just 61 years old.


Timothy Olson Sets the Men’s Supported Pacific Crest Trail FKT
Timothy Olson Sets the Men’s Supported Pacific Crest Trail FKT
on July 23, 2021
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Timothy Olson sets a new men’s supported Pacific Crest Trail fastest known time.



Mountain Races and Ultramarathons Temporarily Suspended in China
Mountain Races and Ultramarathons Temporarily Suspended in China
on June 3, 2021
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China suspends high-risk sporting events such as mountain races and ultramarathons in the wake of the Yellow River Stone Forest 100k tragedy.


Vert.Run: Making Trail Running Accessible to Everyone
Vert.Run: Making Trail Running Accessible to Everyone
on May 26, 2021
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The Vert.Run training platform aims to make coaching resources accessible to everyone.


Fifty-Kilometer World Record Set at South Africa’s Nedbank Runified 50k Race
Fifty-Kilometer World Record Set at South Africa’s Nedbank Runified 50k Race
on May 23, 2021
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Ethiopia’s Ketema Negasa set a new men’s 50k world record of 2:42:07 at the Nedbank Runified 50k Race.


Twenty-One Runners Die During 100-Kilometer Ultramarathon in China
Twenty-One Runners Die During 100-Kilometer Ultramarathon in China
on May 22, 2021
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Twenty-one runners died during the Yellow River Stone Forest 100k in China on May 22, 2021.


Aleksandr Sorokin, 100-Mile and 12-Hour World Record Holder, Interview
Aleksandr Sorokin, 100-Mile and 12-Hour World Record Holder, Interview
on April 26, 2021
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A written interview with Aleksandr Sorokin after he set the 150-kilometer, 100-mile, and 12-hour world records at the 2021 Centurion Running Track 100 Mile.


Aleksandr Sorokin Runs New 100-Mile and 12-Hour World Records
Aleksandr Sorokin Runs New 100-Mile and 12-Hour World Records
on April 24, 2021
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Aleksandr Sorokin runs a new 100-mile world record of 11:14:56 and a 12-hour world record of 105.825 miles/170.309 kilometers.


Des Linden Sets New 50k World Record of 2:59:54 (Unofficial)
Des Linden Sets New 50k World Record of 2:59:54 (Unofficial)
on April 13, 2021
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Desiree Linden unofficially sets a new 50-kilometer world record of 2:59:54.