January 2017: Ultramarathons Calendar

01 Jan 2017 02:01
Jean-Loup Fenaux

Here is a selection of Ultramarathons organized in January 2017 that were previously featured in our monthly newsletter.


Vibram® Hong Kong 100 Ultra Trail® Race
Credit : Asia Trail Magazine

Asia – Hong-Kong

The race starts on the Sai Kung Peninsula and runs through gorgeous sceneries: pristine beaches, ancient forests, reservoirs and steep hills. Most of the course follows Hong Kong’s scenic Maclehose Trail and ends by descending Mount Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong’s highest peak.

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Skydive Ultra 100M Run
Credit : Philip Leara

North America – USA – South Atlantic – Florida

The event is unique since its starts 13,500 feet above the ground on an airplane. You’ll have to skydive and run up to 200 miles on a single loop measuring approximately 7.25 miles. This will be your fastest start ever!

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W-R-T Sandsjöbacka Trail Marathon
Sandsjöbacka trail 2016 - Sätila Vision Trail Half Marathon
Credit : Johan Dahlhöjd

Europe – Sweden

This winter trail runs through the Sandsjöbacka änd Änggårdsbergen wildlife preserves and ends in Slotsskogsvallen near Göteborg. Your first challenge will be to accommodate to the low daylight of the winter.

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All Ultramarathons organized in January


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