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Australian Runner wins major IAU Award

February 10, 2011 by

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Congratulations to Sharon Scholz who has just been announced as the female International Ultra Runner of the Year Award. Here is her website. Here is the post on the IAU web site. News, Views and Reviews: February 10 2011 Michael Wardian (USA) and Sharon Scholz (AUS) are the IAU Athletes of the Year. Congratulations to both! I also […]

Amazing performances at World 24hr

May 15, 2010 by

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Some amazing performances at this year’s IAU 24hr. Go here to review: http://www.iau.org.tw/mediacenter.php Also a big congratulations to the Australian team for a job well done.

Ireland scores World Titles!

February 8, 2010 by

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http://www.ultrarunningireland.com/live/news/808.html News Flash (31st January 2010): In a fantastic development for Irish ultra running, UltraRunning Ireland was awarded the World 50km Trophy Final (2010) and the World Trail Championships (2011). The decision was made at an IAU Executive Council Meeting at IAAF headquarters in Monaco. The World 50km Trophy Final will be held in conjunction […]

Reporting from the 2009 IAU World 24hr

May 15, 2009 by

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Submitted by Tony Mangan. More to follow Interview with Team USA Team USA has steadily progressed as a team through the standings in the 24hr IAU World Challenges. At the 7th edition, USA had its best placing in the event finishing second in the women’s division. I had the opportunity to interview the team members […]

IAU World 24hr Challenge this weekend

May 1, 2009 by

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http://www.iau.org.tw/ The 7th IAU 24 Hour World Challenge & European Championship will take place on 2-3 May 2009 in Bergamo, Italy. 3-time consecutive men’s champion Ryoichi Sekiya (Japan) is absent from the race and so there will be a new men’s winner.  Returning women’s champion from 2007 IAU World Challenge, Anne-Marie Vernet (France) is back […]

Info on U.S. National & World Trophy 50km Races

February 23, 2009 by

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Info on U.S. National & World Trophy 50km Races Information forwarded on behalf of USATF and IAU: The Caumsett State Park 50km, to be held March 1st in Huntington, Long Island, NY, in addition to hosting the U.S. National Championship once again this year, has also been named the inaugural North American selection race for […]

Japan and France dominate at World 24hr race

October 19, 2008 by

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Link The race is over and the final distances are being calculated as the additional elements for each runner during the last few minutes have to be measured.  Meanwhile we can safely say that:- the winners are:- MEN First   Ryoichi Sekiya (JPN)  272+ km Second Fabien Hoblea (FRA) 265+ km Third Yuji Sakai (JPN) 263+ […]