The RunUltra Race Awards 2017

Last updated: 16-Jul-17

By Kathryn Bullock

We’ve just launched an exciting new #RunUltraRace Awards programme.

We’re asking you to nominate your favourite RunUltra Race to win a coveted RunUltra Race Award. 

Who wins?

The overall winning race will receive three months of free marketing (to include social posts). The winning race will be a featured race on the RunUltra home page which receives hundreds of thousands of visitors from more than 102 countries.

We will also be nominating seven finalists and seven regional category winners for UK, Europe, Africa, North America, South America & Caribbean, Far East, Australasia &Asia/Pacific, Middle East and North Africa. Plus you have the chance to be nominated for our ultra race category awards for best multistage, best single stage and best 50 km, 50 mile, 100km and 100 mile ultra event overall.

Organisers

Don’t miss out on your chance to win this prestigious ultra race award and the increased attention it will give to your event. You have until 23.59 GMT on Thursday 1st June 2017 to nominate your race.

Voting

Voting on the shortlisted races will begin on Tuesday 6th June 2017. We recommend that all race organisers encourage your runners and supporters to vote for your ultra race using the hashtag #RunUltraRace. 

Find out more about how to nominate a race, FAQs and Terms & Conditions HERE.

Page last updated: 4th May 2017  

50km and 100km race award categories added.

"We will also be nominating seven finalists and seven regional category winners"

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