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June 2013 : Ultramarathons Calendar

03 Jun 2013 05:41
Jean-Loup Fenaux

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

Ultramarathons selection

Verdon Canyon Challenge – 100 km
Credit : David

France – Var – Saturday June 15, 2013 – 04:00 The Verdon Canyon is one of the most beautiful canyons in Europe. The race starting in Aiguines, is not for the faint ones. With 6,500m elevation gain it will lead the runners on both sides of the canyon, along the 700m high cliffs on quite technical ups and downs. The race celebrates its 20th anniversary.More info…

Windhoek Lager Fish River Canyon Ultra – 96 km
Credit : Chris Preen

Namibia – Saturday June 22, 2013 The Fish River Canyon is the second largest canyon in the world, after the famous Grand Canyon in Colorado. The self-supporting race follows the Fish River Canyon hiking trail where Ryan Sandes established in 2011 a staggering 6h 57 min record.More info…

Lake Saroma 100k Ultramarathon
Lake Saroma
Credit : eutrophication&hypoxia

Japan – Sunday June 30, 2013 The race is located in the Northern tip of the Northern Island of Japan (Hokkaidō). It is one of the most popular ultra marathons of Japan with about 5,000 runners taking part each year. The 100k course goes around the beautiful Saroma Lake. More info…


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