January 2013 : Ultramarathons Calendar

01 Jan 2013 14:01
Jean-Loup Fenaux

Here is a selection of Ultramarathons organized in January 2013 that were previously featured in our monthly newsletter.

Ultramarathons selection

Two Bays Trail Run 56km
Credit : Two Bays Trail Run

Australia – Victoria – Sunday January 13, 2013 – 07:00 Is there a better way to start 2013 than running one of the largest trail race in sunny Australia? Run in the Mornington Peninsula, not far from Melbourne. The highlight of the race is certainly running up the rocky trail of Arthurs Seat to get access to the spectacular views of the surrounding area.More info…

Coldwater Rumble – 50 Mile
Credit : Coldwater Rumble

USA – Arizona – Saturday January 19, 2013 – 07:00 The race located near Goodyear, AZ, follows desert trails, dry wash river beds or old jeep roads that wind through the foothills of the Sierra Estrella mountain range. Deep sand and gravel are on the menu.More info…

The Beast of Burden Winter 100 Miler
Credit : Bill Blevins

USA – New York – Saturday January 26, 2013 – 10:00 The course starts out in front of Widewaters Marina in Lockport. It consists of a 25 mile out and back loop along the historic Erie Canal Towpath that the runners will have to complete 4 times. In the heart of the winter, you can expect snow and cold temperatures. More info…


A few interviews about races held during the month of January have already been published in this blog. Check them out.