PRE-RACE TRANSGRANCANARIA: WORLD-CLASS LINE-UP FOR THE MOST EAGERLY ANTICIPATED EDITION

With the competition level surpassing all the previous 24 editions, The North Face Transgrancanaria is back with a bang to open the season of big races in Europe. New developments have been taking place over the last few months, including the return of prestigious sponsor The North Face, as well as the inclusion of the race in the World Trail Majors series. This will be the third race in the series following the Hong Kong 100 and the Black Canyon Ultras. The World Trail Majors series is causing a stir amongst the press and trail/ultra running fans all over the world. This is the pre-race of Transgrancanaria 2024.

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BLACK CANYON ULTRAS 2024, SERIOUS COMPETITION, AND COURSE RECORD TIME

Black Canyon Ultras 2024 did not disappoint for its eleventh edition. Challenging, fast and very competitive, the second race in the World Trail Majors series proved to be a firework display from the start. From a delayed start caused by snow at the highest points to the arid desert landscape, we were able to see a good bit of Arizona thanks to the amazing live footage use of drone cameras. The victories of Hayden Hawks and Rachel Drake have confirmed them as two of the best North American runners of the present time.

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PRE-RACE TENSIONS MOUNT IN MOST COMPETITIVE FIELD IN BLACK CANYON ULTRAS’ HISTORY

The Black Canyon Ultras has grown into one of the premier ultra running events in North America. Playing host to nearly 1500 runners, these point-to-point 100 Km and 60 Km routes traverse the iconic Black Canyon Trail, a non-motorized national trail that features a mixture of singletrack, old jeep roads, and an old stagecoach route. The 2024 Black Canyon 100 Km is the second race on the inaugural World Trail Majors circuit and is also a Golden Ticket Race for the 2024 Western States 100 and a 2025 Western States 100 qualifier. What to expect from Black Canyon Ultras? Well, we made this pre-race report. Resume: the expectations are high!

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GRAND RAID DES PYRENEES JOINS WORLD TRAIL MAJORS

World Trail Majors was born as a diverse, respectful, and independent series of 9 trail/ultra races around the world. Since going public on 13th of November 2023, many races made contact with an interest to joining the series and conversations started. We can now announce the 10th race in the series: Grand Raid des Pyrenees joins World Trail Majors!

 

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HONG KONG 100 IN A NUTSHELL

Do you want to know more about Anta Hong Kong 100 Ultramarathon? 2024 edition was our first ever race, World Trail Majors started in Hong Kong and always will be our first. If you want to know how Hong Kong trails looks like we have a video. Take a look if you want, we are sure you will love it.

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RANKING, SCORING, AGE GROUPS AND MORE

You asked us about the ranking, scoring, age groups and much more. After the public launch and the unveiling of the World Trail Majors calendar, it is time to welcome the main stars of the events: the runners, all of them, amateurs and elites. There were many questions following the launch, we are going to try and answer as many as possible. Read More

Aleksei Tolstenko winning RMB Ultra-Trail Cape Town 100 miles 2023 hold finish tape as winner of the race

STARS SHINE AT RMB ULTRA-TRAIL CAPE TOWN 2023

RMB Ultra-trail Cape Town 2023, now part of the World Trail Majors, delivered a host of stellar performances and exciting racing from both South African and international ultra-trail runners over the weekend. About 400 international visitors and over 2000 runners took part across the 23 km, 35 km and 55 km, the UT100 (the 100 km race), and UTCT (the 100 miler) races that climbed Table Mountain and crossed the Peninsula. Read More