Written By Sam Heward
Sam is one of the Ultra X Co-Founders. If he's not actually out running, chances are he's busy writing about it (or plotting Ultra X strategy!)
From 2022, Ultra X will host the Ultra X World Championships, a 250km, five day race between the greatest multi-stage ultra runners in the world. Taking place every two years, the event will bring together the current best performers, each of whom must qualify for entry by competing in other Ultra X races (see qualification rules).
Ultra X Sri Lanka 2022 was the opening race of this season and it did not disapoint. A huge thank you to all of the inspiring runners who made it a week to remember. You can view the final results here.
Congratulations to the below who have earned qualification to the Ultra X World Championships 2022.
Salameh Al Aqra
Qualification: 1st Male Overall
Qualification: 1st Female Overall
Qualification: 2nd Male Overall
Qualification: 2nd Female Overall
Qualification: 3rd Male Overall
Qualification: 3rd Female Overall
Qualification: 2nd Male 30-39 Cat.
Qualification: 3rd Male 30-39 Cat.
Qualification: 4th Male 30-39 Cat.
Qualification through roll down within category.
Marc Llagostera Siques
Qualification: 2nd Male 40-49 Cat.
Qualification: 2nd Male 50+ Cat.
Qualification: 3rd Male 50+ Cat.
Nationality: Sri Lankan
Qualification: 1st Male 18-29 Cat.
Qualification: 2nd Male 18-29 Cat.
Qualification: 3rd Male 18-29 Cat.
Qualification: 4th Male 18-29 Cat.
Qualification through roll down within category
Olivia Woodes Rogers
Qualification: 2nd Female 18-29 Cat.
Qualification: 3rd Female 18-29 Cat.
Qualification: 2nd Female 30-39 Cat.
Qualification: 3rd Female 30-39 Cat.
Qualification: 2nd Female 40-49 Cat.
Qualification: 3rd Female 40-49 Cat.
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Ultra X Scotland 2022 was the last of our World Championships qualifying races this year. Check out who’s claimed a spot for the big event.