The team members for the 2018 IAU World Trail Championships set to take place May 12th in Spain are:
1 - Annie Jean 2 - Anne Marie Madden 3 - Marianne Hogan 4 - Ailsa MacDonald 5 - Stephanie Case 6 - Kim Magnus
1 - Nick Elson 2 - Rob Krar 3 - Mike Murphy 4 - Cody Callon 5 - Calum Neff 6 - Jack Sikkema
Congratulations to the above 12 and welcome to the National Team!
Dear Race Directors, the Association of Canadian Ultramarathon (ACU) National Championships Series is now completed for 2017 and we are focusing on the 2018 Series. The Series has been in place since 2004 and 2017 was another great success. In the next few weeks we will be accepting applications for hosting the National Championships in the 50K, 100K, 50M, 100M, 6 Hrs, 12 Hrs, 24 Hrs and 48 Hrs Trail and Road events. We will also be looking for applications to take part in the Series for the same events.
The Invitation proposal document and the Participation Agreement document are available on the ACU web site under National Championships/ RD Dashboard.
Please review and if interested, fill in the participation agreement, sign and return to us.
We have already received many requests for the calendar schedule from athletes across Canada, trying to plan their 2018 races schedule.
Please reply before Dec 30 as our objective is to have the calendar updated for Jan 1st 2018.
The ACU in relationship with EPIC5 Ultra Run Challenge Hawaii is offering runners the opportunity to run a total of 250km over a five consecutive day period by running 50km ultra marathons on each of the following Hawaiian Islands—Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui and Big Island Join us for the inaugural EPIC5 Ultra Run Challenge event as we traverse through Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui & the Big Island on a historical & scenic foot tour. We’ll run on both trails and road, along with a short section of beach.
The event is schedule 8-12 March 2018 The inaugural event is limited to 25 fortunate adventurers. Relay teams up to 5 are welcome!
In addition to this great opportunity, EPIC5 is offering 20% discount to ACU members that are interested.