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Ultra Trail 2018: Meet with Tracey, our 1st entrant
Racing Madagascar Ultra Trail 2018 has already one confirmed entrant for next year: Tracey de Waal, from South Africa. As we do every year, here is her short interview helping us to know her better! Racing Madagascar: Could you tell us more about you? Tracey: I Live in Pretoria in South Africa and I’m 49 years old. I work as a garden landscaper, I am a mom + university student, all wrapped up in 1! Racing Madagascar: What sports do you do? Tracey: Road running, trail running and yoga Racing Madagascar: For how long do you run? Tracey: I started running when I was[...]
Ultra Trail 2017 in Runner’s World Magazine
Racing Madagascar Ultra Trail 2017 hosted Lisa Adbellah, journalist at Runner’s World South Africa for the 2nd edition. Runner’s World South Africa in few words: SA’s best-selling running magazine, largest social medias  communities (160K Facebook fans, 30K followers on Twitter). It is probably the 1st running magazine in Africa. It is sold in South Africa and Namibia.   Runners’ World South Africa, the most-read African running Magazine   Lisa Adbellah is a British journalist who chosen to live in South Africa year ago. She lives in Cape Town where she works for the magazine as an editor. Lisa is used[...]
Ultra trail 2017 in Madagascar: Pre-race information
It’s time for your Ultra Trail preparation! Racing Madagascar 2017 starts the 12th of July at 08.00am! The runners’ list has just been finalized, this year we will host 29 runners for the 2nd edition.
Madagascar Ultra Trail 2017: Two occasion to meet in South Africa
The team of Racing Madagascar Ultra Trail 2017 is coming for the 2nd year in South Africa, especially during the Cape Town Trail: mark your calendar guys! CAPE TOWN TRAIL: Madagascar Ultra Trail 2017 will exhibit during the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon (OMTOM) Expo in CTICC (Cape Town International Convention Center), 12 to 14 of April. Two Oceans Marathon is one of the most famous race in South Africa. It is an opportunity for all sport enthusiasts to experience the latest trends in the running and sporting arena, and be part of the exciting atmosphere leading up to the[...]
The Greylings are coming to run Madagascar Ultra Trail 2017
Madagascar Ultra Trail 2017 is pleased to host 2 powerful athletes for the 2nd edition. Landie and Christiaan Greyling trail runners will come to run and challenge the Malagasy athletes this July. Here is an outlook on their race records.   Landie Greyling Trail Runner (32) : 1st South African Women along ITRA* ranking 2016’s Prize List: Grand Trail des Templiers (France) – 76km/3550m+ : 4th WOMEN in 08h26 Ultra Trail Cape Town (South Africa) – 100km/4050m+ : 1st WOMEN in 12h00 Marathon du Mont Blanc (France) – 42km/2800m+ : 4th WOMEN en 05h08     An international career: Landie[...]
7 amazing landscapes to run across during Madagascar Ultra Trail 2017
4 months before Racing Madagascar Ultra Trail travel starts, here is a foretaste of the landscapes you will discover during the race. 1. Irodo River (Stage 1): Irodo River suppliers water to the southern region of Diego Suarez. During the Ultra Trail travel, you will cross it several times. Sometimes, you will see crocodiles in it! Don’t forget to remove your shoes and socks before crossing it. Last year, blisters were one the of main issue runners faced with! During Madagascar Ultra Trail travel, you will cross Irodo River several times 2. Anivorano Sacred Lake (Stage 2): According to a[...]
How to organize an Ultra Trail Event in Madagascar
You love trail-running? Madagascar Ultra Trail 2017 has the perfect ground for Ultra-Trail lovers. We organize a foot race in the wilderness where you will enjoy the trails in plains, forests and mountains. For more sensations, the 150kms’ path of Ultra Trail 2017 in Madagascar is in the middle of nature and made of tracked trails, with less than 15% of roads. Because it is a long-range and half self-sufficient race, the organization of an Ultra Trail in Madagascar is well considered. More safety for Ultra Trail 2017 To ensure the safety for all participants, the organization of an Ultra[...]
Ultra Trail Event and Schedule for Madagascar: Be ready !
A dream landscape and a tropical weather… all ideal conditions are in Madagascar for Ultra Trail 2017‘s runners, this long-range race surrounded by nature. Go on an adventure running in the plains encircled by rice fields, mountains and waterfalls while improving your own performance. The ultra trail event 2017 for Racing Madagascar will be from the 11th to the 16th of July 2017. 150KM total distance will be spread over 6 stages along: Stage 1 : 20KM Stage 2 : 26KM Stage 3 : 27KM Stage 4 : 42KM Stage 5 : 28KM Stage 6 : 10KM You can be[...]
Marcus Fong in Asia Trail Magazine
During UTMB exhibition fair last august 2016, we met with 2 Frenchies: Sabina & Clement Dumont, founders of Asia Trail Magazine. Expatriates in Hong Kong for several years, they got the idea to launch 5 years ago a trail running event which gather more than 2000 runners today : the Translantau. This race of 50/100kms is the other great race in Hong Kong region with the Janet Ng’s HK 100. There is a high degree of interest in trail running in Asia, and this is with the Dumonts launched two and half years ago the first magazine dedicated to trail[...]
Ultra Trail 2016 in Getaway Magazine
Racing Madagascar Ultra Trail 2016 had the chance to host Tyson Jopson last July. Tyson is a journalist from South African magazine “Getaway”. It’s a  magazine about travel in Africa for Africans. Getaway in short words : Its a famous Magazine well known in South Africa and beyond. Created in 1989, it is a highly regarded source with its expertise and credibility earned years after years. Today Getaway Magazine is the referent monthly travel magazine in South and Eastern Africa. It employs around 50 people.     Tyson is journalist and editor for almost 6 years at Getaway. He lives[...]