Nov 2024

Moonshine Backyard Ultra

Through the wilds of Arnstein, Ontario, past active bear dens, abandoned moonshine shacks, and derelict cars from yesteryear. A small field, runner friendly course, and unpredictable weather conditions make... Read More

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Race organizer
MBO Trailrunners
Race date
Nov 3rd, 2024
Calendar month
November
Race start time
09:00
Race location
Arnstein, Ontario, Canada
Race participant capacity
20
Current number of loops record
9
Record holder info
Jeff Kroetsch
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Feet of Climb (day loop)
200
Venue Surface (day loop)
dirt, gravel road
Race Director Contact Name
Mark Giddens
Contact Email
markcgiddens@gmail.com
Nov 2024

Backyard Ultra Last Samurai Standing – Nigata

Silver:

Located in the Chuetsu region of Niigata Prefecture, Nagaoka City is famous for its August fireworks display. The festival will be held at Onuguni Forest Park, located on a... Read More

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Silver:
Race organizer
Tomokazu Ihara
Race date
Nov 1st, 2024
Calendar month
November
Race start time
13:00
Race location
Nagaoka, Nigata, Japan
Race participant capacity
17
Race website
Event registration page
Race facebook URL
Strava link
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Feet of Climb (day loop)
54.7
Venue Surface (day loop)
Trail
Race Director Contact Name
Koki Nakazawa
Contact Email
bulssniigata@gmail.com
Nov 2024

Backyard Ultra – Morelos. El Ultra que dura lo que aguantes

Después del éxito de Backyard Ultra Aguascalientes, es hora de expandirnos. Por eso, nos vamos. Morelos para organizar una carrera MUY original. Vueltas de 6.7K – Y tú, cuántas vueltas puedes... Read More

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Race organizer
Off-Trail Co
Race date
Nov 9th, 2024
Calendar month
November
Race start time
07:00
Race location
Morelos, Mexico
Race participant capacity
80
Race Director Contact Name
Priscila Alba
Contact Email
backyardultramex@gmail.com
Nov 2024

Redbridge Backyard Ultra

Winter London based Back Yard Ultra, Run by the same team as the hugely successful Suffolk Back Yard Ultra. Same team, Same rules and a hard surface mud free course... Read More

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Race organizer
Challenge Running Ltd
Race date
Nov 16th, 2024
Calendar month
November
Race start time
14:00
Race location
London, Redbridge, United Kingdom
Race participant capacity
150
Race website
Event registration page
Race facebook URL
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Feet of Climb (day loop)
300
Venue Surface (day loop)
Tarmac
Race Director Contact Name
Lindley Chambers
Contact Email
admin@challenge-running.com
Dec 2024

Jingle Balls Backyard Ultra

Silver:

The Philippines’ Jingle Balls Backyard Ultra (JBBU) was the first backyard ultra to be held in the Philippines.  The first edition was held in December of 2019.  The December... Read More

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Silver:
Race organizer
Intrepid Spirit
Race date
Dec 14th, 2024
Calendar month
December
Race start time
07:00
Race location
Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines
Race participant capacity
50
Current number of loops record
22
Record holder info
Rhys Yvan Dane Pawid - 2022
Race website
Event registration page
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Feet of Climb (day loop)
285
Venue Surface (day loop)
Single-track trail (85%), Grass field (15%), Road (5%)
Race Director Contact Name
Robert Watson
Contact Email
events@intrepidspirit.com
Dec 2024

Swarajya Backyard Ultra (स्वराज्य BU)

Silver:

Can you run 4.17-ish miles in ONE hour?  And then do it again and again and again…. …until you are the LAST ONE STANDING?! EVENT DETAILS “The race format where you... Read More

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Silver:
Race organizer
Vishal Adhau
Race date
Dec 21st, 2024
Calendar month
December
Race start time
07:00
Race location
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Race participant capacity
70
Loop details
There's a day time/night time loop
Feet of Climb (day loop)
250
Feet of Climb (night loop)
160
Race Director Contact Name
Vishal Adhau
Contact Email
vishalbadhau@gmail.com
Dec 2024

Margalla Backyard Ultra

The race registration will open on the 1st of October 2024.  Margalla Trail Runners (MTR) is going to organize the 4th edition of Margalla Backyard Ultra. Backyard Ultra is the... Read More

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Race organizer
Margalla Trail Runners
Race date
Dec 8th, 2024
Calendar month
December
Race start time
09:00
Race location
Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan
Race participant capacity
200
Current number of loops record
34
Record holder info
Mr. Jamal Said is 46 years old from Sawabi, Pakistan. He is currently residing in Islamabad and working in Austrlain High Commission. Jamal is a passionate long distance and endurance runner and started running in childhood. He is National CHAMPION, current CHAMPION and course record holder of Margalla Backyard Ultra. In Backyard Ultra World Team Championship 2022, he ran 50 loops
Race website
Event registration page
Race facebook URL
Strava link
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Feet of Climb (day loop)
118
Venue Surface (day loop)
Gravel, dirt and very small patch of road
Race Director Contact Name
Javed Ali
Contact Email
javednoonari36@gmail.com
Dec 2024

Dizzy Horse, A Winter Backyard Ultra

Year 2 saw 47 runners run in relatively mild winter Temps. 3 runners made it past 24 hours. Our winner gutted it out for 37 hours (154.167 miles). Year 1... Read More

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Race organizer
Trail2Sparta
Race date
Dec 13th, 2024
Calendar month
December
Race start time
10:00
Race location
Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States of America
Race participant capacity
150
Current number of loops record
37
Record holder info
Jeremy Smith (2023)
Race website
Event registration page
Race facebook URL
Strava link
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Feet of Climb (day loop)
80
Venue Surface (day loop)
Mostly Snow, with dirt, grass, asphalt and sand.
Race Director Contact Name
Dan Beck
Contact Email
trail2sparta@gmail.com
Dec 2024

Cupira Copa dos Campeões

4 edição do evento Backyard realizado na cidade de Cupira – PE. Etapa Silver TicketRead More

Race organizer
cristiano ultra Cupira
Race date
Dec 7th, 2024
Calendar month
December
Race start time
20:00
Race location
Cupira, Pernambuco, Brazil
Race participant capacity
100
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Race Director Contact Name
Renato Mello
Contact Email
formato@formatovisual.com.br
Dec 2024

Run Bermuda’s Backyard

We are currently planning a 2024 date for our 3rd backyard event in Bermuda.  Note the 30 Nov 2024 date is a placeholder and we will update shortly. Run on... Read More

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Race organizer
Run Bermuda's Backyard
Race date
Nov 30th, 2024
Calendar month
December
Race start time
09:00
Race location
Southside, St. David's, Bermuda, United Kingdom
Race participant capacity
150
Current number of loops record
25
Record holder info
Fabrizio Alvera
Race website
Race facebook URL
Loop details
There's a day time/night time loop
Venue Surface (day loop)
Trail, sand & road
Venue Surface (night loop)
Road
Race Director Contact Name
Andy McComb
Contact Email
bdabackyardultra@gmail.com
Dec 2024

Endure

Silver:

Welcome to Malta’s only Backyard. Test your limits on the island’s longest endurance race!Read More

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Silver:
Race organizer
David Gladwish
Race date
Dec 14th, 2024
Calendar month
December
Race start time
09:00
Race location
Marsaskala, Zonqor, Malta
Race participant capacity
100
Current number of loops record
31
Record holder info
Patryk Świętochowski, 2022
Race website
Event registration page
Race facebook URL
Strava link
Loop details
There's a day time/night time loop
Feet of Climb (day loop)
187
Feet of Climb (night loop)
102
Venue Surface (day loop)
Mix: trail & road
Venue Surface (night loop)
All road
Race Director Contact Name
David Gladwish
Contact Email
gladwish.david@gmail.com
Dec 2024

Honeybee Backyard Ultra

This event will be an introductory backyard ultra event for ultra runners in the Ilocos region.Read More

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Race organizer
LUTRA
Race date
Dec 14th, 2024
Calendar month
December
Race start time
07:00
Race location
Bacnotan, La Union, Philippines
Race participant capacity
30
Race facebook URL
Strava link
Loop details
There's a day time/night time loop
Feet of Climb (day loop)
446
Venue Surface (day loop)
80% trail 20% paved road
Venue Surface (night loop)
100% paved road
Race Director Contact Name
Jojo Padua
Contact Email
jojo_padua_1260@yahoo.com
Dec 2023

Pordarom Backyard

This event is going to be held among mysterious and wonderful hyrcanian jungle in Pordarom ecolodge.the aim is to take care and introduce hyrcanian jungle,and help and introduce the... Read More

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Race organizer
Pordarom
Race date
Dec 7th, 2023
Calendar month
December
Race start time
07:00
Race location
Tonekabon, Mazandaran, Iran
Race participant capacity
30
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Race Director Contact Name
Mohammadjaved Goleij
Contact Email
goleijmohammadjavad@gmail.com
Dec 2024

BackYard Ultra Taşucu

What is Backyard Ultra? This is an ultramarathon “in the backyard” invented by Lazarus Lake in the format: 6706 meters in one hour. Those who did not manage to... Read More

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Race organizer
DenizRun
Race date
Dec 14th, 2024
Calendar month
December
Race start time
09:00
Race location
Taşucu, Mersin, Turkey
Race participant capacity
100
Race website
Race Director Contact Name
Sergei Terentev
Contact Email
tersiv1981@gmail.com
Dec 2023

Trail of Fears

Come join us at Trail of Fears. The original TOF was on the date the Mayans said the world would end back in 2012, but the world continued and... Read More

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Race organizer
Joshua Holmes
Race date
Dec 9th, 2023
Calendar month
December
Race start time
07:00
Race location
Jackson, Tennessee, United States of America
Race participant capacity
45
Current number of loops record
26
Record holder info
Mark Beggs
Race website
Event registration page
Race facebook URL
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Feet of Climb (day loop)
450
Venue Surface (day loop)
450
Race Director Contact Name
Joshua Holmes
Contact Email
runitfast@gmail.com
Dec 2024

Glass House Standing

Welcome to the very first Sunshine Coast Backyard Ultra, and there’s no more fitting location for this race, than the stunning Glasshouse Mountains.Envision yourself in the starting... Read More

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Race organizer
Run Queensland
Race date
Dec 31st, 2024
Calendar month
December
Race start time
17:00
Race location
Glass House Mountains, Queensland, Australia
Race participant capacity
200
Current number of loops record
23
Record holder info
Ryan Crawford
Race website
Event registration page
Race facebook URL
Strava link
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Feet of Climb (day loop)
125
Venue Surface (day loop)
trail (Clay)
Race Director Contact Name
Brett Standring
Contact Email
brett@runqueensland.com
Dec 2024
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Race organizer
Grup Excursionista Bell Mati
Race date
Dec 6th, 2024
Calendar month
December
Race start time
09:00
Race location
Llagostera, Girona, Spain
Race participant capacity
150
Race website
Event registration page
Race facebook URL
Strava link
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Feet of Climb (day loop)
425
Venue Surface (day loop)
Senderos de tierra
Race Director Contact Name
Toni Guerrero Fernandez
Contact Email
toni07091976@hotmail.com