Six Days in the Dome 2020

6 days in the domeSix Days in the Dome 2020 is still hoped to take place on its scheduled date of July 23. The event in Milwaukee, organised by Joe Fejes, will be the third edition of the event.

Taking place at the Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the venue has a state of the art 443+ meter indoor oval that will be the ideal setting for world record attempts. There will be approximately 180 runners from around the world that will competing and attempting to break existing World, National, or Age Group records in the 24 hour, 48 hour and 6 day events. A special invitation only 24 hour will kick things off on Thursday, July 23, followed by 24/48 hour races on July 24, and the feature 6 day will begin on Sunday July 26.

Race website: Six Days in the Dome

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French 6 Day Race 2020 Privas

6 jours de france logoThe French 6 Day Race 2020 Privas is still scheduled for the 16th August and with the lifting of lockdown restrictions is looking more and more likely to be the next 6 Day race to take place on the multiday calendar.

Currently showing 35 runners signed up in the 6 day and 8 runners in the 48 hour.

The race facebook page has outlined new rules for the event to accommodate the new circumstances including the use of gel and masks. Separate food tables and it looks like the old bowls on tables thing will be a thing of the past.

Race website: www.6jours-de-france.fr

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Xiamen 6 Day Race 2019

Xiamen 6 day raceOn Friday, October 31, 2019 at 3 pm, the 2019 Xiamen 6 Days 6 Nights Super Marathon Global Extreme Race (referred to as the 6 Days 6 Nights Super Horse and Xiamen 6 day race in English) countdown for 30 days launched a press conference at the Xiamen Marriott Hotel and Conference Center adjacent to the track.

The event is scheduled to start at 10 am on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at the Xiamen Rainbow Ring Circuit Meifeng Sports Park, and will end at 10 am on Friday, December 6.

This will be the first multiday road race of its kind in China and Asia.  The Xiamen 6 Day Race 2019 features 48/24/12/6 hour races plus a relay and other distances that encourage runners to try ultrarunning challenges.
The 2km course is beside the sea and will be on a flat loop on the Xiamen East China Sea Rainbow Raceway .

Official website: www.6dayrace.com.cn

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Six Days in the Dome – The Redux

Six Days in the Dome – The Redux is a World-Class, competitive multiday running race that will take place on a 445.119 meter indoor track in Milwaukee’s Pettit National Ice Center in the USA starting August 23 2019.

Yesterday Joe Fejes posted on facebook that Johan Steene, Johan Van der Merwe and Guillaume Calmettes will not be at the Dome. Despite this, there’s still a formidable field in the 6 day including

Joe Fejes (USA), Budjargal Byambaa (MGN), Johnny Hällneby (SWE) Philip McCarthy (USA), Mick Thwaites (AUS), Bob Hearn (USA), Jean-Louis Vidal (FRA) and Ivo Majetic (USA). In the women’s race Connie Gardner (USA), Carilyn Johnson (USA) and Yolanda Holder (USA) will be up there no doubt at the end.

You can checkout the full Entrants list here.

Events
Friday Aug. 23 (48-hour) race start 9:00 am
Saturday Aug. 24 (24-hour) race start 9:00 am
SundayAug. 25 (6-day) race start Noon

Race website: www.run6days.com

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Running Festival Ou Rondawel 2017

Frik du Preez

Frik du Preez

The venue for the Running Festival Johannesburg 2017 is now at Die Rondawel 10 Rooikat Street Thersia Park, Akasia, Pretoria. The re-named event which features  a 6 day race, 72/48/24/12/6 hour races begins December 27th and runs until January 2nd 2018.

Current start list as of 14/11/2017:

6 Day Race
Bib number 6001 K-G Nystrom.
Bib number 6002 Jean Nepjen.
Bib number 6003 Carol Nepgen.
Bib number 6004 Martie Boesenberg.
Bib number 6005 Frik du Preez.
Bib number 6006 Eddie Dalbock.

48 Hour Race
Bib number 4801 Hoppy Hopkinson.
Bib number 4801 Yvonne Hopkinson.

100 Miles

Tobie Reyneke.

Year to Year 24 Hour Race.
Bib number 2451 Jaco de Jager.
Bib number 2452 Roger Crichton.
Bib number 2453 Joey De Vos Louwrens.
Bib number 2454 Adriaan Van den Berg.
Bib number 2455 Nickolaas Loubcher.

12 Hour Day Race
Bib number 1201 Derek Ferguson

Website: www.wrightracetiming.co.za
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/rfjhb

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