Category: Race Reports

South African sun, storms and well-earned DNFs

Race Wrap-Up From the Inaugural Karkloof Backyard Ultra The 2021 Karkloof Backyard Ultra finisher was Matt Dove, who finished 23 Yards (154.1km). The race started on Friday 2 April... Read More

  •  Posted by Marcus Ekenstierna
  •  2021/04/12
  •  Filed in Race Reports

Two in a Row for Sarah Moore!

Sarah Moore, from Royal Oak, Michigan proved that 2019 was not a lucky win at the Ode to Laz ® Michigan Backyard Ultra. She claimed her spot as... Read More

  •  Posted by Marcus Ekenstierna
  •  2021/01/04
  •  Filed in Race Reports

«Five-minute power naps and caffeine helped»

Running 275 km at the weekend Niklas Sjöblom from Kilchberg won the first Witiker Backyard Ultra on Monday night after 41 hours of competition. The Swede would have loved... Read More

  •  Posted by Marcus Ekenstierna
  •  2020/12/30
  •  Filed in Race Reports

Race report from Northern Ireland

Oh that was fun! Finally back to loving this sport, and more importantly, enjoying life. It had been a difficult 6 months, culminating with the hard decision of moving... Read More

  •  Posted by Marcus Ekenstierna
  •  2020/12/30
  •  Filed in Race Reports

NO REGRETS…

A brief report on the inaugural Desert Trail Backyard Ultra, Al Qudra Desert, Feb 2019 “NO REGRETS, just deep inconsolable sorrow buried in a bottomless pit of missed opportunity... Read More

  •  Posted by Marcus Ekenstierna
  •  2020/12/29
  •  Filed in Race Reports