Poll: Which is the toughest ultramarathon? -

Which is the toughest ultramarathon? It’s a question that’s often asked, but hard to answer definitively.


Some will argue that it’s always tougher to take on a single continuous event, rather than a stage race. Is it harder running in the heat of the desert or the cold of the Arctic Circle? Does a race with thousands of metres of vertical ascent beat one that crosses rivers through a humid jungle?


The debate will go on, but you can have your say below:

There were plenty of races that didn’t even make this shortlist, so if you’d like to add your own choice, just add a comment to the thread on our Facebook page:


We’ll publish all the results once polling finishes next month – happy voting and enjoy your running.



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