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March 11, 2024 – iRunFar

This Week in Running Justin Mock TWIRThe primary-year lululemon FURTHER occasion, the USATF 50k Highway Nationwide Championships, and the SkySnow World Championships have been the weekend’s high attracts.

We’re speaking about all of it, so settle in for an additional Monday recap.

Lululemon FURTHER – La Quinta, California

They’re nonetheless operating, and, dang, Camille Herron has been nice thus far. The six-day occasion began on March 6 and runs via March 12, overlapping with Worldwide Ladies’s Day, which was on March 8. The ten-woman discipline is operating an roughly 2.5-mile largely filth highway path.

Camille Herron’s setting data quick. I can barely sustain, however let’s run down the numbers. I don’t consider these intermediate marks are earmarked within the monitoring, however fortunately there’s a passionate following of those multi-day efforts on-line and so hat tip to their record-keeping, and you’ll be part of them in this Fb group.

To start with, let’s begin with how the data Herron’s setting are managed. The 48-hour mark is acknowledged as a world report by the governing physique Worldwide Affiliation of Ultrarunners (IAU) and, within the U.S., an American report for this time-based occasion is managed by the governing physique USA Monitor and Area (USATF) and divided into monitor and highway surfaces.

The six-day mark is taken into account by the IAU as a world finest efficiency.

All the opposite data are tracked by the nonprofit World Group of Multi-Day Ultramarathoners (GOMU).

  • Herron cut up 247.73 miles at 48 hours. That was a brand new USATF American 48-hour highway report. Her IAU world report and USATF American monitor report nonetheless stand at 270.50 miles from her 2023 effort on the time-based occasion.
  • Subsequent got here the 300-mile fixed-time report. Herron hit that GOMU mark in 59 hours, 54 minutes, and 58 seconds.
  • The GOMU 500-kilometer mark was reached in 62 hours, 50 minutes, and 45 seconds.
  • After which Herron toppled Stine Rex’s GOMU 72-hour report from 2023 alongside the best way. Herron hit 341 miles and Rex’s former finest was 314 miles.
  • For the GOMU 600k mark, that one was in 81 hours, 23 minutes, and 38 seconds.
  • In 88 hours, 34 minutes, and 26 seconds, she reset the GOMU 400-mile report.
  • Her GOMU four-day (96 hours) cut up was 429.8 miles.
  • Onto the GOMU 700k report, which she reset in 98 hours, 33 minutes, and 59 seconds.

The six-day marks are nonetheless on the board and embrace Sandra Barwick’s 549-mile girls’s world report, and Dipali Cunningham’s 514-mile girls’s American report. On the lads’s facet, we’re nonetheless expecting the chance that Herron may surpass Yiannis Kouros’s 644-mile world report and Joe Fejes’s 606-mile American report.

The occasion is scheduled to complete on Tuesday, March 12, at roughly 10:05 a.m. U.S. PDT.


2024 Further - Camille Herron

Camille Herron breaking data on the 2024 lululemon FURTHER occasion. Images courtesy of lululemon.

SkySnow World Championships – Tarvisio, Italy

Did the Skyrunner World Collection and the World Snowshoe Championships meet up final weekend? Looks as if one thing occurred. Each that sequence and that occasion have been final weekend, and now we’ve bought the the offshoot SkySnow World Championships. In actuality, this occasion is managed by the Worldwide Skyrunning Federation.

The SkySnow self-discipline is run at altitude and on snow with micro crampons. This was the second 12 months for the world championships occasion. Some 22 totally different nations had runners participate.


The Friday night time Vertical race climbed 974 meters over 3.6k at midnight.

Elevate me up. Tadei Pivk (Italy) led the lads to the highest in 36:04 and Diego Díaz (Spain) was second in 36:54. Luca Del Pero (Italy) bought on the rostrum in 37:36 for third.

Ladies’s champ Tove Alexandersson (Sweden) charged up in 42:28. Madlen Kappler (Germany) and Corinna Ghirardi (Italy) have been second and third in 42:44 and 43:39, respectively.

Tadei Pivk - 2024 SkySnow World Championships - Vertical - DamianoBenedettoPhoto

Tadei Pivk getting after it on his option to profitable the 2024 SkySnow World Championships Vertical race. Picture: ISF/@DamianoBenedettoPhoto


A day later a lot of the sphere got here again to race on a 15k course with 515 meters of elevation achieve. Martin Nilsson (Sweden) outdueled Luca Del Pero, and Timotej Becan (Slovenia) was third. The frontrunners completed in 69:59, 71:56, and 72:26. Del Pero received each the Vertical and Basic races on the inaugural championships in 2022.

The ladies’s Vertical podium stayed intact. Alexandersson received, Kappler was second, and Ghirardi was third for the second day in a row. The trio got here via in 82:18, 82:44, and 84:52.

Full outcomes.

Tove Alexandersson - 2024 SkySnow World Championships - DamianoBenedettoPhoto

Tove Alexandersson within the groove on her option to profitable the vertical race on the 2024 SkySnow World Championships. Picture: ISF/@DamianoBenedettoPhoto

Heckscher State Park 50k – East Islip, New York

The ten-lap race was once more the USATF 50k Highway Nationwide Championships however males’s winner Brandon Talisesky appears to be like to have come out of the open discipline and never the USATF group. Talisesky completed in 3:22, and Wealthy Energy and Aaron Heath adopted in 3:36 and three:39. Energy, age 60, and Heath should’ve been the primary USATF finishers. Regardless of the end order was, Wealthy Energy completely received the identify recreation. Homer Simpson got here near that in 1999 when he modified his identify to Max Energy.

Helen Huang turned a nationwide champ within the girls’s race at age 54. She completed in 4:18 and was manner out entrance. Second-place Indira Schwarting adopted in 4:43, and from the open race Seada Abagaro was the third girl to complete in 4:46.

Full outcomes.

Helen Huang - 2024 USATF 50k Road National Championships - champion

Helen Huang profitable the 2024 USATF 50k Highway Nationwide Championships. Picture: Elite Feats

Further Races and Runs

Path Du Ventoux – Bédoin, France

The 46k race is a longtime early season spotlight in France, and this 12 months runners met a lot of contemporary snow. Simply 29 seconds separated males’s chief Thomas Cardin and Thibaut Garrivier, each ending in in 3:30. Loïc Rolland was third in 3:37. The ladies weren’t as shut as Adeline Martin (earlier than often known as Adeline Roche) bought away in 3:57. Marine Quintard and Sabine Ehrstrom adopted in 4:11 and 4:17. Full outcomes.

Chanoko Path Runs 50k – Rocklin, California

Race winners Jeffrey Klahn and Debra Mangalin completed in 4:30 and 4:59. Full outcomes.

Marin Extremely Problem – Sausalito, California

The occasion is the flagship of Inside Path’s group of races and it was the its eleventh 12 months. Kevin Stewart and Natalie Chirgwin have been the quickest over 50 miles in 7:05 and eight:45. Full outcomes.

And the 50k winners Patrick Rabuzzi and Lindsay Allison completed in 3:51 and 4:16, respectively. The primary 4 girls have been separated by solely 5 minutes, and the primary 5 all completed underneath 4:30. Full outcomes.

Patrick Rabuzzi - 2024 Marin Ultra Challenge 50k - champion

Patrick Rabuzzi (yellow high) on his option to profitable the 2024 Marin Extremely Problem 50k. Picture: @Estherramosphoto

Mesquite Canyon – Waddell, Arizona

The races have been on the White Tank Mountain Regional Park and it was a detailed within the males’s 50 miler. Nick Coury edged Jeff Browning for the win, 7:47 to 7:51. The highest girls have been shut too. Zuzana Trnovcova completed in 8:46 to Cindy Shephard’s 8:59. Jordan Bramblett and Ailsa MacDonald received the 50k in 4:18 and 4:27. Trnocova set a brand new course report and MacDonald was simply seconds away from one too. Full outcomes.

Antelope Canyon Ultras – Web page, Arizona

Drew Francis and Ashley Paulson received the 100 miler in 20:23 and 23:23. Paulson’s on a scorching streak. It was her third 100 miler since December 28, 2023. This one was lots slower than the primary two, however she’s received all of them.

[Ashley Paulson served a six-month doping sanction, in 2015 and 2016, due to a doping violation in a triathlon for a positive test for ostarine, a selective androgen receptor modulator (SARM).]

The 50-mile winners Ryan Behunin and Amy Wearne got here via in 8:08 and 9:36, and Hudson Billock and Megan Longinotti received the 55k in 5:24 and 5:46. Full outcomes.

The Hunt Path Race 50k – Cody, Wyoming

It was the race’s sixth 12 months and Loren Davis and Indiana Peters have been topped winners in 4:55 and 6:28. Full outcomes.

Run By way of Time Marathon – Salida, Colorado

Taylor Stack rallied previous Jeshurun Small for the lads’s win in 3:00. Small chased 4 minutes later, and Ryan Smith was third in 3:19. Imogen Ainsworth outpaced the ladies’s discipline towards a 3:56 profitable time. Alison Rudy and Rebecca Hodgetts have been second and third in 4:11 and 4:20. Full outcomes.

Land Between the Lakes – Grand Rivers, Kentucky

The races have been run on an 11.3-mile loop contained in the Land Between the Lakes Nationwide Recreation Space. Kyle Hummel and Brooke Gibbons led the 50 miler in 6:44 and eight:27. Jason Teitloff and Rachel Schack received the 60k in 4:55 and 5:36. Full outcomes.

Tremendous Bull Path Championship 50k – Wooster, Ohio

The race gave away $1,300 in prize cash. Run on a 7.75-mile loop, every lap totaled about 1,000 toes of elevation achieve. That’s fairly good for Ohio. Jeremy Pope and Becky Nussbaum received the 50k in 4:31 and 5:35. Full outcomes.

Stumpjump 50k – Chattanooga, Tennessee

The longtime race round Sign Mountain had Brandon Sullivan and Rachel Vedder in first at 5:33 and 6:32. Full outcomes.

Rachel Vedder - Emily Rollins - Caitlin Duggan - 2024 Stump Jump 50k

The 2024 Stump Soar 50k girls’s podium (left-to-right): 1. Rachel Vedder, 2.Emily Rollins, 3. Caitlin Duggan. Picture courtesy of race.

Bel Monte – Waynesboro, Virginia

The 50 miler and 50k each ran on out-and-back programs largely within the George Washington Nationwide Forest. Danny Mathieson and Isabelle Danforth have been out entrance within the 50 miler at 9:20 and 10:17, and Jesse Spangler and Concord Fisher topped the 50k discipline in 5:37 and 5:45. Full outcomes.

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