What is an ultra marathon?

An ultra-marathon is any race longer than a marathon (26.2 miles). Typical ultra distances are 50km (31.5 miles), 50 miles, 100km and 100 miles. We have runners who never ran an ultra before joining, and within one year, had completed 100-milers.

Sanders' Saunter 10K Trail Run, Sat. Nov. 19, 2011, North Shore Trails, Clinton Lake. Brad Trimble photo

Shoreline Shuffle 5K Trail 2009

Hawk Hundred - 100/50/26.2 - 2012

Coleen's Sweaty Ass Night Run, July 2011, Prairie Center, Olathe.

Hawk Hundred 100/50/26.2 - 2012