The inaugural Ultra X World Championships showcased the best of the best ultra runners as they took on the challenging trails of Slovenia. This report focuses on the front end of the field, this is after all the World Championships, but that is not to play testament to the entire class of 2022. There are not enough words available for us to do justice to every individual who made this event what it was. Everyone who makes it to the start line of one of these events is an absolute champion.
We are now less than one week out from the inaugural Ultra X World Championships. Having launched the location, Vipava, Slovenia, 2 years ago, it is incredibly exciting to finally almost be at the start line! This article will let you know what you can expect on the course, give you an insight into some of the competitors taking on the challenge this year and highlight how you can keep track of the race!
David had previously taken on single-stage ultras, but after being inspired by the stories of the Tarahumara, he made a last-minute call to sign up for Ultra X Mexico and the rest is history!
Leon, one half of the infamous Lean Machines was formerly known for his focus on Crossfit style training. That was until he heard about Ultra X! Since being tempted in by our Community and Partnerships manager Hannah, there’s been no looking back.
We are now less than one week out from the rumble in the jungle that is Ultra X Sri Lanka by SriLankan Airlines 2022. Having been the first official Ultra X event back in 2019 and then subsequently cancelled twice, we are more than ready for the well overdue second edition of this unique multi-stage race.
This article will let you know what you can expect on the course, give you an insight into some of the competitors taking on the challenge this year and highlight those who we anticipate to be fighting for World Championship places.
Having previously completed Ultra X Wales, Ultra X England and Ultra X Scotland, Lewis has decided to take on the mammoth challenge of completing all five of our 250km events this year. No-one has ever attempted this before and we’re so excited to support Lewis’ journey this year, it’s going to be life-changing.