Formerly known as Yumigo!, Ultra Runners South Australia has been born to carry on the ideals and spirit from which Yumigo! was created and operated. Ultra Runners South Australia is intended to be even more inclusive and will create even more awareness so that the message of what we do and why we do it, can be spread even further.
Ultra Runners South Australia is a welcoming community of runners, officials and volunteers that come together to support one another in the pursuit of ultra distance events. Our events are renowned as being warm, friendly, accessible and personal.
An ever increasing number of every-day people's minds and hearts are captured by the adventure of ultra distance running. Whether aiming to finish under cutoff or entering to compete for a podium position, the sense of challenge brings us all together to inspire and be inspired by one another in the effort of doing 'hard things'.
Over the course of a season, Ultra Runners South Australia events are located north, south, east and west of the city of Adelaide, from ocean to hills, from red dirt to fire trails to running tracks. Our events cover the best distance running locations South Australia has to offer.
2019 will welcome the fourth staging of the South Australian 100km Track Championship! Combining 42.2km and 50km events, and in conjunction with Athletics SA and the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure, Ultra Runners South Australia is excited to once again be hosting the Track 100.
Running ultra marathon distances on such a smooth, consistent course brings both unique advantages and challenges!
The 2018/2019 Summer Trail Series features races along four iconic South Australian locations; Anstey Hill, Cleland, O’Halloran Hill, and Belair.
Summer is a great time to get out and exercise, especially first thing in the morning, and many people have started their trail running journey here. The series will also be hotly contested by some of the state's best and brightest runners adding to the fun atmosphere.
The Hubert 100 is the ultimate South Australian outback ultra marathon experience.
Follow in Sir Hubert Wilkins’ footsteps as you run your way over the Pound wall, across ancient lake beds, through rocky valleys, and along grassy trails in the shadows of the Ranges.
We are lucky and grateful to be able to liaise with the Adnyamathanha people who are the traditional owners of the Wilpena Pound (Ikara) region and thank them for their continued support of this event.
Hugely popular amongst trail runners in Adelaide, the Cleland 50 ultra marathon offers trail versatility unmatched by any other park in metropolitan Adelaide.
You want technical single track? Do fire tracks do it for you? Crave some quad-busting downhills? Prefer to max your heart rate out on some steep uphills? Can’t get enough of the views of Adelaide? The Cleland 50 has it all.
In 2019 the Cleland 50 doubles as the Australian Short Course Trail Championships.
Held on a certified 2.200km Adelaide University Loop and taking in a sample of the renowned Adelaide Parklands, the Adelaide 24 course allows beginner and experienced runners alike to challenge themselves in an event-type of which there are very few in Australia.
This unique, central location is a 10 minute walk from both the city centre and famous eateries of North Adelaide so is a perfect venue to bring your cheer squad!
Thorndon Park is a recreation park where friends and families come to have barbecues and enjoy the expanse of grassy space which surrounds a historic reservoir.
The Adelaide 6 Day course follows the pedestrian path that encircles the reservoir in this picturesque location. Whether spectator or runner, this is a unique opportunity to experience the only six day ultra marathon in Australia.
An iconic South Australian trail running race, the Heysen Trail Ultra Marathon is an endurance event like no other in Australia.
Traversing a 105km section of the 1200km-long Heysen Trail, competitors experience the best trail running has to offer in the state, taking in rolling farmland, sandy forests, rocky hillsides and lots, lots more.