ACU National Record Statistician position opening
The Association Canadian Ultramarathoners is currently looking for a new statistician to accept and ratify applications for Canadian Ultra Records.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank Karon Huising, who has been in that position from 2012 and 2018, ratifying 111 new records during that period.
Her dedicated work is greatly appreciated. THANK YOU !!
Karon has decided to step down so until a replacement is found, please send your Record application to the e-mail address on the application form.
Anyone interested, please contact Armand
Please note that all positions at the ACU are on a volunteer basis and are not remunerated.
National Championships Series Calendar 2018
The National Championships Series 2018 Calendar is complete and ready to go.
A reminder that you must be an ACU member in order to score points toward the Top Men and Women Champion award.
HAVE A GREAT SEASON !!
National Team Trail 2018
Happy New Year!
The team members for the 2018 IAU World Trail Championships set to take place May 12th in Spain are:
1 - Annie Jean
2 - Anne Marie Madden
3 - Marianne Hogan
4 - Ailsa MacDonald
5 - Stephanie Case
6 - Kim Magnus
1 - Nick Elson
2 - Rob Krar
3 - Mike Murphy
4 - Cody Callon
5 - Calum Neff
6 - Jack Sikkema
All above listed athletes will be contacted immediately with details and acceptance/decline deadlines. A small alternate list will be contacted as well should a spot free up. Any questions please don't hesitate to ask -
Congratulations to the above 12 and welcome to the National Team!
National Championships Series 2018
Dear Race Directors,
the Association of Canadian Ultramarathon (ACU) National Championships Series is now completed for 2017 and we are focusing on the 2018 Series.
The Series has been in place since 2004 and 2017 was another great success.
In the next few weeks we will be accepting applications for hosting the National Championships in the 50K, 100K, 50M, 100M, 6 Hrs, 12 Hrs, 24 Hrs and 48 Hrs Trail and Road events.
We will also be looking for applications to take part in the Series for the same events.
The Invitation proposal document and the Participation Agreement document are available on the ACU web site under National Championships/ RD Dashboard.
Please review and if interested, fill in the participation agreement, sign and return to us.
We have already received many requests for the calendar schedule from athletes across Canada, trying to plan their 2018 races schedule.
Please reply before Dec 30 as our objective is to have the calendar updated for Jan 1st 2018.
Lets make 2018 another successfull Series !!
Rankings update 2017
The end of the season is getting close and we just up-loaded the latest rankings with performances up to November 22nd.
Our athletes from all across the country have been pretty busy so far in 2017, posting almost 8000 finishes (7644 to be precise) in events nationaly and around the world.
We try to capture and record every results but sometimes some are missed therefore, take a few moments to verify the Rankings List and let us know if any errors or omissions.
Congratulations to all and all the best for the rest of the season !!
Foshan Mountain Invitational 24 Hrs, China
The Foshan Mountain 24 Hrs Invitational is scheduled for next Saturday Nov 4th in China.
Steven Parke and April Boultbee will be competing and representing Canada.
Best wishes from all of us !!
Fuxian Lake 50K and 100K 2017 Official Results
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