Bringing together news, information articles and training tips for the aspiring ultrarunner who wants to run a 6 day race. In 2012 there are six races, not including stage races, scheduled and we will provide updates about each one as it occurs.
The next 6 Day Race will be the French Ultra Festival in Antibes in the south of France on the 3rd of June 2012. This event may be the last such event in its current format and location as the event, according to the race website, will not take place in 2013.
Some of the best European multiday runners will be there with a good handful who have 750 km+ performances to their names including Jean Pierre Guyomarch, Lucio Bazzana, Jose Luis Posado Perez and Christophe Laborie.
Australian Sarah Barnett returns to Europe after winning the Self-Transcendence 10 Day in New York in April, Hiroko Okiyama from Japan and Cristina Gonzalez Garcia from Spain will be battling for top spot. 119 runners on the entry list.