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An Ultrarunning Club and Providing Supportive Camaraderie - Without Borders

Welcome to Ultrarunning Matters

Ultrarunning Matters (UM) is an ultrarunning club and RRCA member club that provides supportive camaraderie to the ultrarunning community. UM serves an international membership of runners at all levels of ability who are interested in ultra marathons; road, track, and trail foot races beyond the official marathon distance of 42.195 km or 26.2 miles.

UM promotes healthy ultrarunning as well as environmentally-sound and socially-responsible trail running participation and race management. UM currently presents three races to the ultrarunning community, CanLake 50, Green Lakes Endurance Runs, and Mind the Ducks–12 hour

Since December 2008, UM has provided its member, non-member ultrarunners Click to join ultrarunningmattersand future ultrarunners a supportive forum through its Yahoo! Discussion Group. You are encouraged to join the dialogue by going to "UM Yahoo!" on the top link bar or by clicking the logo to the right. If you don't have a Yahoo! ID, signing up is easy.  You may also become a paid member of UM by downloading and filling our our membership form.  More information about membeship can be found here.


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The Best Way to Stay intuned to UM - 'Follow Us' on Twitter 
by System Account
 1/13/2013 5:26 AM
  Want the latest "Member News" or race reports delivered right to your Twitter Feed.  Then click here!!
CanLake 50 Write Up in Ultrarunning Magazine 
by Jim SpignardoNo presence information
 1/10/2013 2:42 AM

​Race Director, Tom Perry, has a a great 2 page write up for UM's own, CanLake 50 races.  Be sure to check it out...

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UM Races

 UM Managed Races

Mind The Ducks 12 Hour
8/24/2013Green Lakes Endurance Runs, 100-km & 50-km trail races
10/12/2013CanLake 50, 50-mile & 50-km road races