Mar 2025

Larry’s Lone Star Backyard

Waco is in central Texas, right between Dallas and Austin. We have open spaces with lakes and rivers to accommodate the space needed while providing a unique and fun... Read More

Race date
Mar 1st, 2025
Calendar month
March
Race location
Waco, Texas, United States of America
Race Director Contact Name
Scott Bland
Contact Email
dsbland@yahoo.com
Apr 2024

Big Boars Backyard Challenge

The concept is simple.  At 2100 hours on Thursday, we will start a race on the 4.166667 mile route.The time limit will... Read More

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Race organizer
Race Base
Race date
Apr 17th, 2024
Calendar month
April
Race start time
21:00
Race location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Race participant capacity
40
Current number of loops record
29
Record holder info
Chamelia Suhra (F) 29 yards (2023)
Race website
Event registration page
Race facebook URL
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Venue Surface (day loop)
Road
Race Director Contact Name
Elliot Froidevaux
Contact Email
elliot@racebase.asia
Apr 2024

Hell Backyard Ultra

This is the second running of the Hell Backyard, and will be bigger and better than before!!Read More

Race organizer
Lars Erik Gylland
Race date
Apr 20th, 2024
Calendar month
April
Race start time
09:00
Race location
Hell, Trøndelag, Norway
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)
180
Venue Surface (day loop)
50/50 asphalt & gravel
Race Director Contact Name
Lars Erik Gylland
Contact Email
lars.erik.gylland@gmail.com
Apr 2024

BackyardUltra Paraguana (Venezuela)

BackyardUltra Paraguaná es un evento realizado desde el 2020, este evento fue el anfitrión del Mundial Satélite por Equipos Venezuela 2022. Se realiza en Santa Ana de Paraguaná, estado... Read More

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Race organizer
Miguel Davila
Race date
Apr 20th, 2024
Calendar month
April
Race start time
08:00
Race location
Santa Ana de Paraguana, Falcon, Venezuela
Race participant capacity
50
Current number of loops record
29
Record holder info
Juancarlos Stringer (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)
92
Venue Surface (day loop)
98% Trail; 3% Soft Base Asphalt
Race Director Contact Name
Miguel Davila
Contact Email
descubriendoparaguana@gmail.com
Apr 2024

Kalmar Backyard Ultra

Welcome to the fourth edition of – Kalmar Backyard Ultra!  Read More

Race organizer
högby IF
Race date
Apr 20th, 2024
Calendar month
April
Race start time
10:00
Race location
Kalmar, Sweden
Race website
Event registration page
Race Director Contact Name
Calle Nilsson
Contact Email
friidrott@hogbyif.se
Apr 2025

Banana Slug Backyard Ultra

Date: April 25, 2025 Location: Champoeg Park, OregonRead More

Race organizer
Carl Worth
Race date
Apr 25th, 2025
Calendar month
April
Race start time
07:00
Race location
St Paul, Oregon, United States of America
Race participant capacity
75
Current number of loops record
49
Record holder info
Scott Martin
Race website
Event registration page
Race facebook URL
Loop details
There's a day time/night time loop
Venue Surface (day loop)
Trail
Venue Surface (night loop)
Paved
Race Director Contact Name
Carl Worth
Contact Email
carl@slug.run
Apr 2025

Infinity Trail Backyard – Hossegor

La Backyard d’Hossegor vous accueille dans un cadre sportif et magnifique entre son Lac et la mer. Le parcours vous fera faire le tour du Lac entièrement sur ses... Read More

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Race organizer
Trail The World
Race date
Apr 25th, 2025
Calendar month
April
Race start time
12:00
Race location
Hossegor, France
Race participant capacity
220
Current number of loops record
60
Record holder info
Philippe Pollesel - Fabrice Puaud - Maxime Le Meitour
Race website
Event registration page
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Feet of Climb (day loop)
10
Race Director Contact Name
Frederic Morand
Contact Email
frederic@trailtheworld.fr
Apr 2025

Great Ultra Mediocre Back Yarder (GUMBY)

The running of the GUMBY and the GUMBaby will take place in the Brindabella Ranges to the west of Canberra. The event promises a vibrant community atmosphere for runners... Read More

Race organizer
ULTRA Mediocre Runners of Canberra Incorporated
Race date
Apr 26th, 2025
Calendar month
April
Race start time
09:00
Race location
Canberra, Australia Capitol Territory, Australia
Race participant capacity
70
Current number of loops record
36
Record holder info
Ben Hirst 2024
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)
590
Venue Surface (day loop)
Forestry track and road (all dirt)
Race Director Contact Name
Elliot Cooper
Contact Email
info@ultramediocre.run
Apr 2025

Katzwanger BACKYARD ULTRA aka “Der KUCKUCKSUHRESLAUF”

Katzwanger BACKYARD ULTRA aka “der KUCKUCKSUHRENLAUF” formely known as Morgenspaziergang Backyard Ultra Trail (MBUT) had have an epic comebackon April 26, 2024 as “der KUCKUCKSUHRENLAUF” Our backyard is situated in the... Read More

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Race organizer
TSV Katzwang 05
Race date
Apr 25th, 2025
Calendar month
April
Race start time
19:00
Race location
Nurnberg, Bavaria, Germany
Race participant capacity
80
Current number of loops record
16
Record holder info
Stefan Miyagi
Race website
Event registration page
Strava link
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Feet of Climb (day loop)
252
Venue Surface (day loop)
trail
Race Director Contact Name
Florian Geffers
Contact Email
ULTRASport@tsv-katzwang.de
Apr 2025

Legends Backyard Belgium

This backyard will be organized by the team that also organized the Big Dog’s WC in October 2020 for Belgium (and quite successfully, with both the individual title as... Read More

Race organizer
Legends Trails
Race date
Apr 26th, 2025
Calendar month
April
Race start time
10:00
Race location
Retie, Belgium
Race participant capacity
100
Current number of loops record
101
Record holder info
Merijn Geerts / Ivo Steyaert
Race website
Race facebook URL
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Feet of Climb (day loop)
100
Venue Surface (day loop)
mixed trail, forest road and concrete
Race Director Contact Name
Tim De Vriendt
Contact Email
info@backyardbelgium.com
Apr 2025

Elm Creek Backyard Ultra

Welcome to year four of the Elm Creek Backyard Ultra! We had so much fun welcoming everyone to our backyard in since the Spring of 2022, and cannot wait... Read More

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Race organizer
True North Adventures
Race date
Apr 25th, 2025
Calendar month
April
Race start time
12:00
Race location
Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States of America
Race participant capacity
200
Current number of loops record
29
Record holder info
Jay Wagamon (2023) & Aaron Hansen (2024)
Event registration page
Race facebook URL
Loop details
There's a day time/night time loop
Feet of Climb (day loop)
296
Feet of Climb (night loop)
296
Venue Surface (day loop)
Trail
Venue Surface (night loop)
Trail (Reverse)
Race Director Contact Name
Nick Oswald & Jeanette Dressen; Brynn Borer; Eric Borer
Contact Email
TrueNorthAdventuresMN@gmail.com
Apr 2025
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Race organizer
Horizontes, Turismo desportivo
Race date
Apr 26th, 2025
Calendar month
April
Race start time
10:00
Race location
Proença-a-Nova, Castelo Branco, Portugal
Race participant capacity
100
Current number of loops record
40
Record holder info
Israel Pastor Corredor, 40 loops, 2024
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)
425
Feet of Climb (night loop)
425
Venue Surface (day loop)
Misto de terra e asfalto
Race Director Contact Name
Paulo Garcia
Contact Email
pgarcia@horizontes.pt
Apr 2025

BC Backyard Ultra

BC Backyard Ultra is hosted at the Sicamous Public Beach Park in Sicamous, British Columbia and supports the Canadian Championship Series & Big Dog’s Backyard Ultra World Championship. The trails... Read More

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Race organizer
Lewiston Ultra Events
Race date
Apr 26th, 2025
Calendar month
April
Race start time
08:00
Race location
Sicamous, British Columbia, Canada
Race participant capacity
100
Current number of loops record
43
Record holder info
Ryan Shephard - 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)
55
Feet of Climb (night loop)
260
Venue Surface (day loop)
Trail/Pavement
Venue Surface (night loop)
Pavement & Packed Dirt Secondary Road
Race Director Contact Name
Kara Leinweber
Contact Email
kara@thelewistonultra.com
Apr 2025

The Eternal Damnation Backyard

The start finish area will be an awesome environment – each runner can bring up to 3 crew members (highly recommended). There will plenty of space to set up... Read More

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Race organizer
Ultraverse Supplements
Race date
Apr 12th, 2025
Calendar month
April
Race start time
08:00
Race location
Sylvan Grove, Kansas, United States of America
Race participant capacity
100
Current number of loops record
30
Record holder info
Dena Carr (2023) and Brain Smith (2024)
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)
303
Venue Surface (day loop)
25% pavement/road, 75% single track mountain bike trail
Race Director Contact Name
Chase Hammond
Contact Email
chammond1@muih.edu
Apr 2024

Swampman Backyard Ultra By Trailo Kalvė

You need to cover only 6.7 km per hour, the saved time you can spend resting and eating. At the beginning of the next hour, you will stand again... Read More

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Race organizer
Vaidas Velutis
Race date
Mar 23rd, 2024
Calendar month
April
Race start time
10:00
Race location
Kaunas, Kaunas, Lithuania
Race participant capacity
100
Current number of loops record
22
Record holder info
2022 Vaidas Velutis
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)
184
Venue Surface (day loop)
6.7 km
Race Director Contact Name
Vaidas Velutis
Contact Email
velutis@gmail.com
Apr 2024

Grind on the Grid Backyard Ultra

In the Land Ordinance of 1785 Congress mandated that no land outside existing states could be sold, distributed, or opened for settlement until it was surveyed; typically into 1... Read More

Race organizer
Matt Cantrell
Race date
Apr 27th, 2024
Calendar month
April
Race start time
07:00
Race location
Veedersburg, Indiana, United States of America
Race participant capacity
100
Current number of loops record
26
Record holder info
Jeff Walker, 2023
Event registration page
Race facebook URL
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Venue Surface (day loop)
Mostly pavement
Race Director Contact Name
Matt Cantrell
Contact Email
runningvet100@gmail.com
Apr 2025

Easter Backyard Ultra

Der Easter Backyard ist der erste Backyard mit Singeltrails in der Schweiz. Die flowigen Trails sorgen für Spass auf jeder Runde.Read More

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Race organizer
Jan Bruhnsen
Race date
Apr 18th, 2025
Calendar month
April
Race start time
12:00
Race location
Steinhausen, Zug, Switzerland
Race participant capacity
60
Race website
Strava link
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Feet of Climb (day loop)
492
Venue Surface (day loop)
20% Singeltrail / 80% Gravel
Race Director Contact Name
Jan Bruhnsen
Contact Email
easterbackyardultra@gmail.com
Apr 2025
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Race organizer
Rafael Argote Enríquez
Race date
Apr 12th, 2025
Calendar month
April
Race start time
09:00
Race location
Cordoba, Andalusia, Spain
Race participant capacity
125
Current number of loops record
27
Record holder info
José Manuel González González
Race website
Strava link
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Feet of Climb (day loop)
721.8
Venue Surface (day loop)
trail
Race Director Contact Name
Rafael Argote Enríquez
Contact Email
rafa@saltamontes.net
Apr 2025

Bonneville Backyard Ultra

Utah’s original Backyard Ultra! Located at the beautiful Deer Creek Reservoir. The course is an easy out and back course that follows the train tracks along the reservoir.Read More

Race organizer
Bonneville Races
Race date
Apr 27th, 2025
Calendar month
April
Race start time
08:00
Race location
Provo, Utah, United States of America
Race participant capacity
125
Current number of loops record
30
Record holder info
Stephen Glod
Race website
Event registration page
Loop details
Runners will run the same loop for the entire race
Feet of Climb (day loop)
450
Venue Surface (day loop)
Dirt Trail
Race Director Contact Name
Micah Moore
Contact Email
bonnevilleraces@gmail.com
Apr 2025

Potch Big Backyard Ultra

The Potch Big Backyard Ultra is an established backyard ultra and also one of the silver ticket events on the South African backyard ultra calendar. This race takes place... Read More

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Race organizer
PBBU
Race date
Apr 27th, 2025
Calendar month
April
Race start time
08:00
Race location
Potchefstroom, NW, South Africa
Race participant capacity
150
Current number of loops record
33
Record holder info
Nicky Booyens
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)
255
Venue Surface (day loop)
255
Race Director Contact Name
Dewald van Niekerk
Contact Email
dewald@pbbu.co.za