Monday, June 5, 2023

Might 22, 2023 – iRunFar


This Week in Running Justin Mock TWIRWe’re striking some shine at the Southeastern U.S. this week. That suggests the Massanutten Mountain Trails 100 Mile, Merciless Jewel Ultras, and Keys Ultras. However, don’t concern, we’ve a number of world amusing, too. Glad Monday!

Path Alsace Grand Est via UTMB – Alsace, France

The primary-ever race used to be known as a “distinctive adventure thru time, castles, and vineyards” in northeastern France.


Maite Maiora (Spain) and Fabrice Fauser (Switzerland) inked the inaugural direction data at 20:20 and 17:53, respectively. Maiora were given to 6th total a number of the race’s 518 starters.

Maite Maiora - 2023 Trail Alsace Grand Est by UTMB 175k - women's winner

Maite Maiora on her strategy to successful the 2023 Path Alsace Grand Est via UTMB 175k. Picture: Path Alsace Grand Est via UTMB

Fabrice Fauser - 2023 Trail Alsace Grand Est by UTMB 175k - men's winner

Fabrice Fauser, the 2023 Path Alsace Grand Est via UTMB 175k males’s winner. Picture: Path Alsace Grand Est via UTMB


A large box of one,442 runners completed this distance.

Emily Schmitz (USA) ran a fiery 4:30 to complete 10 mins in entrance of second-place Jasmin Nunige (Switzerland.)

Emily Schmitz - 2023 Trail Alsace Grand Est by UTMB 50k

Emily Schmitz takes victory within the 2023 Path Alsace Grand Est via UTMB 50k. Picture: Path Alsace Grand Est via UTMB

French runners Grégory Basilico and Antoine Charvolin stored a 10-minute hole on the entrance of the lads’s race too, operating 3:48 and three:58, respectively.

Complete effects.

2023 Trail Alsace Grand Est by UTMB 50k - men's podium

The 2023 Path Alsace Grand Est via UTMB 50k males’s podium (l-to-r): 2. Antoine Charvolin, 1. Grégory Basilico, and three. Christopher Dupre. Picture: Path Alsace Grand Est via UTMB

Massanutten Mountain Trails 100 Mile – Fortress Valley, Virginia

Some 18,000 ft of elevation achieve challenged runners at the direction during the Shenandoah Valley.


Rachel Corrigan is aware of this land. She’s been racing in Virginia way back to 2011. This used to be in all probability handiest her moment 100-mile race despite the fact that and she or he squeezed the legs off her chasers with a 23:50 successful time.

2d- and third-place Amy Stulman and Sarah Colwell completed in 26:34 and 26:44, respectively.


The Hunter turns into the hunted when Hunter Shuler is on the entrance of the race. The 34-year-old received the race in 18:04. Emmanuel King and John Anderson have been moment and 1/3 in 19:03 and 21:01.

Complete effects (when to be had.)

Path Menorca Camí de Cavalls – Menorca, Spain


The development’s longest race ran as a complete loop of the outer island, stretching for almost 115 miles.

Girls’s frontrunner Claire Bannwarth (France) used to be running on brief restoration. Simply closing weekend she used to be 1/3 on the Extremely-Path Snowdonia via UTMB 100 Mile in 31:54. And she or he sponsored that up with a first-place run right here 21:36. No person else got here shut. She used to be just about 9 hours in entrance of the remainder of the ladies’s box.

Claire Bannwarth - 2023 Trail Menorca Camí de Cavalls 185k - women's winner

Claire Bannwarth wins the 2023 Path Menorca Camí de Cavalls 185k. Picture: Jose Manuel Gómez Trigo

Tòfol Castanyer (Spain) led 3 males below the 19-hour mark with a first-place 18:19.

Tòfol Castanyer - 2023 Trail Menorca Camí de Cavalls 185k - men's winner

Tòfol Castanyer, winner of the 2023 Path Menorca Camí de Cavalls 185k. Picture: Ian Corless


Coloma Sureda (Spain) and Pau Capell (Spain) raced to first-place finishes at the island’s northern observe. The pair completed in 12:10 and eight:43, and for Capell the mark used to be a brand new direction file.

Complete effects.

Further Races and Runs

Shibamata 100k – Japan

The 2022 IAU 100k Global Championships winner Haruki Okayama (Japan) and different males went after Aleksandr Sorokin’s global file, however didn’t get there. Scorching temperatures reportedly took their toll at the box. Okayama completed in 6:23, about 18 mins again of Sorokin’s tempo. Can people fill us in on who received the ladies’s race? Complete effects (when to be had.)

Euskal Path – Église, France

Maryam Berthault and Beñat Marmissolle, either one of France, received the 131k (81 miles) race in 20:26 and 16:27. Marmissolle used to be the 2022 Diagonale des Fous winner and used to be 6th ultimately 12 months’s UTMB. Complete effects.

O’Neill Park Path Races – Trabuco Canyon, California

The race’s inaugural 12 months introduced 64 runners to the 50k end. Helen Payne and Jesse Haynes went the quickest in 4:53 and four:05. Complete effects.

Bishop Top Sierra Ultras – Bishop, California

Of the 3 extremely distances contested, the 55k used to be the most important and Katharine Lynch and Rene Dorantes positioned first in 5:57 and four:58. Complete effects.

2023 Bishop High Sierra Ultra 55k start

The beginning of the 2023 Bishop Top Sierra Extremely 55k. Picture: Todd Vogel

Silver State 50/50 – Reno, Nevada

Katherine Music and Adam Sjolund received the 50 miler in 9:01 and six:59. Sjolund received the 50k race closing 12 months. This 12 months’s 50k winners have been Lauren Williams and Ryan Kaiser in 5:28 and four:20. Complete effects.

Buffaloops Extremely – Flagstaff, Arizona

A small 12-hour box used to be led via Michele Harmon and Pete Kostelnick with 58 and 78 miles, respectively. The race happened on a two-mile loop at Buffalo Park. Complete effects.

Awesome Spring Path Race – Lutsen, Minnesota

Jackie Merritt and Drew Mueller stayed in state to win the longtime 50k race in 5:07 and four:29. Complete effects.

Yamacraw 50k – Stearns, Kentucky

This match’s race footage utterly trade my creativeness about Kentucky. It’s on a phenomenal, deep-woods direction with waterfalls, water crossings, and massive rock options. Over 50k, Ciara Alley and Luke Paulson received in 5:27 and four:22. Complete effects.

Quest for the Crest 50k – Burnsville, North Carolina

Katie O’Regan stood tall on the girls’s end, over an hour higher than everybody in 9:07. The direction positive aspects 12,000 ft of elevation on a point-to-point course that is going up and over U.S. East Coast top level Mount Mitchell. After 21 miles in combination within the males’s race, Grant Barnette dropped Avery Collins and raced forward for the win. Barnette completed in 7:05 and Collins used to be moment in 7:23. Complete effects.

Merciless Jewel Ultras – Blue Ridge, Georgia

There’s one thing about jewels for Shannon Wheeler-Deboef. A 12 months in the past she received the Georgia Jewel 100 Mile, and now she received the Merciless Jewel 100 Mile. Wheeler-Deboef completed in 27:55 and males’s winner Kyle Moss slayed the sector in 23:03. Fifty-mile champs Shannon Howell and Michael Owen ran 12:59 and 11:14. Complete effects.

Keys Ultras – Key West, Florida

The 100-mile winners Jessica Jones and Andy Day ran 19:11 and 18:20, and 50-mile leaders Katalin Nagy and Brady McDonald completed in 7:16 and 10:41. Nagy has received the race more than one occasions, operating 7:44 way back to 2012. Complete effects.

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  • Did you will have a just right weekend? It hit 70 levels the place I’m, and that felt lovely nice after numerous fresh rain.
  • What different races are you able to provide a tale or effects from?


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