FAQs

Runners

You are able to register your interest for Marathon des Sables, The Everest Trail Race, The Coastal Challenge and the Nambia Wild Run through RunUltra. View those races here.

If you have found another race you wish to enter, you can register by clicking on the “visit race website” link within the race listing.

Please log in and then search for the race that you wish to review. Click the link at the top or bottom of the event page to review the race. Don’t forget to list in your review when you ran in the race. Read our step by step guide on how to post a race review.
Please log in and then use either the category search on the reviews page or use the search at the top of every page using the kit name to search for the kit that you wish to review. Click the link at the top or bottom of the kit review page to review the kit.
Please log in and then use the category search at the top of the news page to see all our latest news about our competitions and awards.

Organisers

You need to first register as a user on the site (if you have not already done so) or log in. You can then create a new event by clicking the “Create an event” button on your profile page. Read our introduction to get started with your listing here.
We recommend that you leave the old race listed as it will have useful reviews for runners and just let us know when you plan to run the event again.

If you are interested to promote your race to our global audience of over half a million runners on the home page and to our email subscribers please visit our marketing opportunities page.

Please use the forms on the link above to request our organiser media pack, race registration packages and rate card.  Our rates start from as low as £95 per month.

Please log in and use the contact us form to advise us of the new organiser for your race.

Brands, Suppliers and Partners

If you are interested to promote your brand to our global audience of over half a million runners on our home page and to our email subscribers, please visit our marketing opportunities page.

Please use the forms on the link above to request our special partner media pack and rate card. Our rates start from as low as £115 per month.

Global - Virtual

Elevation

A virtual race which can be run at any time shown on the dates shown, on any type of terrain in any country.

Suitable for

For runners from beginners to experienced as you choose your own course and challenge based on the guidelines and options set by the virtual race organiser.

Endurance - Multi-activity

Elevation

An ultra distance race including at least two of the following activities such as running, swimming, cycling, kayaking, skiing and climbing. It may also include different climatic conditions (eg ice, snow, humidity, cold water, mud or heat).

Suitable for

Experienced multi-skilled athletes who have trained for the different activities included in this event. Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements and any specialist equipment required such as a wetsuit, skis or a mountain bike.

Brutal

Elevation

Increase of up to 2000 metres with very challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity, heat or at high altitude)

Suitable for

Very experienced long distance ultra runners (min 3 years’ experience) or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races is often subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Purchase of specialist kit is often recommended for these races.

Expert

Elevation

Increase of up to 2000 metres with some challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity or heat)

Suitable for

Experienced runners who have completed at least 4 ultras in last 12 months, or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements.

Advanced

Elevation

Increase of up to 1500 metres

Suitable for

Runners who have completed several ultra distances or similar events, or are doing long distance running regularly, with elevation shown.

Intermediate

Elevation

Increase of up to 1000 metres

Suitable for

Runners who have completed at least one ultra in last 6 months or are doing long distance running (>26 miles) regularly, with elevation shown.

Beginner

Elevation

Very little change < 500 metres

Suitable for

First ultra event. Runners completing a marathon or doing regular long distance running (>26 miles) in the last 6 months.