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  • The Ultimate Post-Race Recovery

    The Ultimate Post-Race Recovery

    The run-free days after a hard running race or marathon can be torture, but resting for proper post-race recovery is vital to your long-term fitness. Here are some tips to recover properly after a demanding run. Your training schedule shouldn’t end when you cross the finishing line. In the days and weeks after the marathon, […] More

  • Coping With DNF

    Coping With DNF

    A DNF leaves every eager runner demoralized and broken. In case you didn’t crossed the finish line, here is some advice to help you coping with DNF. 1 COGNITIVE RESTRUCTURING First, you’ll feel terribly disappointed, but once you are through the initial frustrating feelings, it’s time to move on. Think constructively and set new goals. […] More

  • Maratona di Roma 2016

    Maratona di Roma 2016

    First spring sunshine is on its way, and this is a great occasion to start this year’s running season. What could be a more inspiring backdrop to the start of a marathon than the Colosseum? Join 22nd Maratona di Roma on 3rd April 2016. Colosseum, the Rome’s great monument stands at the far end of the same […] More

  • Boston Marathon

    Top World Run Races: Boston Marathon

    BOSTON MARATHON Boston, USA Next event: 2016 TBC The Boston Marathon was inspired by the marathon run at the first ever Olympic Games in Athens and is regarded as the grandfather of marathons. This year it celebrates its 120th anniversary. What is more, it’s one of the few races that’ll require you to complete a marathon seriously fast (18-34 males need […] More

  • Engadin Ski Marathon

    Engadin Ski Marathon

    Do you want to take part in one of the most popular cross-country ski marathons in the world? Join the Engadin Ski Marathon. Every year, more than 10,000 skiers from 50 different countries slide and glide their way over the full 42km marathon distance at the Engadin Ski Marathon, in the stunning surroundings of Switzerland’s […] More

  • Everest marathon

    Top World Run Races: Everest Marathon

    EVEREST MARATHON Nepal Next event: 2017 TBC For those who want to combine an adventure holiday with a race, then the Everest Marathon is the perfect choice. It’s been organized every two years since 1987 and is in possession of a Guinness World Record for being the highest marathon on the planet. This race poses a great challenge even […] More

  • Comrades Marathon

    Top World Run Races: Comrades Marathon

    COMRADES MARATHON South Africa Next event: 2016 TBC The Comrades Marathon is the oldest ultra marathon in the world and South Africa’s premier race. This is a real special running event: you just have to experience the atmosphere of 18,000 people singing Shosholoza at the 5.30am start and witness the stunning support lining all 90kms of the course. If […] More

  • Dolomites Vertical Kilometer

    Top World Run Races: Dolomites Vertical Kilometer

    DOLOMITES VERTICAL KILOMETER Canazei, Italy Next event: 2016 TBC If want to do one VK in your life, you should decide for one of the most beautiful and the toughest one. You can’t find much better option than the Dolomites Vertical Kilometer where you’ll climb from 1450m to 2450m within only 2.4km. But keep in mind, when you reach the top, you’ll […] More

  • Marathon des Sables

    Top World Run Races: Marathon des Sables

    MARATHON DES SABLES 8-18 April 2016 Morocco, Sahara This one is known as the toughest footrace on earth! For those who fancy a once in a lifetime running challenge then the Marathon des Sables, also known as Marathon of the Sands, is the one you’ll want to take up. It’s turned into a tradition of passage for ultra runners, who have […] More

  • Pikes Peak Marathon

    Top World Run Races: Pikes Peak Marathon

    PIKES PEAK MARATHON 20 & 21 August 2016 Manitou Springs, Colorado There’s a reason that trees don’t trouble growing above 12,000 feet on Pikes Peak. They can’t, simple as that. The truth is, trees aren’t the only ones that suffer in this race, runners do too – due to the lack of oxygen. The route starts at 1,920m. […] More

  • Sierre_Zinal

    Top World Run Races: Sierre Zinal

    SIERRE ZINAL 14 August 2016 Switzerland The Course des cinq 4000, as it’s also called, is Europe’s oldest mountain race of its category and draws not only the greatest trail runners on the planet, but also people who that simply love a trail with a view; the honey pots are the five 4000m peaks, including the Matterhorn. The route starts in the Swiss town […] More

  • Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc

    Top World Run Races: Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc

    THE NORTH FACE ULTRA TRAIL DU MONT BLANC France, Italy, Switzerland Next event: 2016 TBC Runners pass through three countries and circumnavigating 103 miles around the Mont Blanc Massif. So it’s no surprise that the UTMB is unanimously known as the ‘queen of trail races.’ Taking into account it has a 9600m ascent and a […] More

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