The inaugural Fox Ultra was sponsored by ULTRA Magazine, Salming and Fitstuff. Massage was provided by EyeBex. The event took place on 22nd April 2017, and was a 60km circular ultra marathon around Guildford, featuring both road and trail running sections. A 20km race and relay was also available. The event received a rating of 4.6 / 5 on racecheck.
The #RunUltraRace Award 2017
The #RunUltraRace Award 2017 has been launched this year by RunUltra.com to celebrate the best ultra marathon events. RunUltra have now chosen the shortlist for the RunUltra Race Awards for 2017 based on the nominations received (which have been accepted from 26th April 2017) and runner race reviews.
aat-events were delighted to learn that the Fox Ultra had been nominated for consideration in the awards, and extend their thanks to those runners who voted for it to feature on the Race Award shortlist. As a result of these votes, aat-events are pleased to announce that the Fox Ultra has now made the Race Award shortlist and is a potential winner of the award!!! The shortlist of nominated races covers 27 countries and includes 82 races in total.
Runners can now vote for any number of the races on the shortlist to win. On Tuesday 11th July, the winners of the following categories will be announced:
- Overall Winner
- Finalists (up to 7)
- Regional Winners (7)
- UK, Europe, N America, S America & Caribbean, Africa, Far East, Australia Asia & Pacific, Middle East & Africa
- Best Multi Stage
- Best Single Stage
- Best 50 kilometre event
- Best 50 mile event
- Best 100 kilometre event
- Best 100 mile event
What prizes are up for grabs?
Vote for your favourite race(s) and you have a chance to win some great running kit from Ripl!
RunUltra have teamed up with RIPL to offer an incentive to voters. Everyone who votes in the Race Awards gets the chance to win a full set of running kit from Ripl. RunUltra are giving away a set of kit for a male and female runner. Full details and T&Cs can be found on the RunUltra website.
The race that wins the award will receive free marketing from RunUltra for a limited time. Hollie is hankering after this prize so that she doesn’t need to come into work for a few weeks. 😃 😃 😃
So what happens now…?
Voting is now open until 23.59 on Friday 7th July 2017.
The final selection as to which race wins the award with the RunUltra marketing and support package is now in your hands. We need your votes please!
You can vote for all of your favourite ultras on the shortlist, not just Fox Ultra.
Still unsure on something?
Full details can be found on the RunUltra website, but here are a few FAQs which might help…
Q. Can you nominate more than one race?
A. Yes, you can nominate more than one race. But please consider nominating our Fox Ultra. 😉
Q. How do I nominate a race?
A. Add a comment below to suggest the full name and url of a race, or you can nominate a race on Facebook.
Q. How many times can I vote from the shortlist?
A. You can vote once for the overall winner and a race for each regional and race type award. (e.g. multi stage, single stage, 50 km, 50mile, 100 km, 100mile)
Q. How will the final winner be chosen?
A. The shortlist will be based on the number of event nominations received for each event and on the overall runner review ratings for races. You will then be the one to choose our winners from the shortlist so this is your chance to have your say and to use your vote.