Twitter Logo EAALogo IAAF
IAU Logo

  | Home

 IAU Executive Committee – latest information  from the mid year meeting in Belgium

The EC had a very useful meeting in Leuven, Belgium at the end of June and the key decisions on a number of  important issue are outlined below with more details in the document attached

>> more

IAAF launches
IAAF launches the new interactive website for athletes. allows the athletes to upload their performances, the conditions they were run in and measure their performances with other runners around the world.
>> more

50km World Trophy Final Updates
Invitations to the 50km World Trophy Final have started going out.
The initial reponse from the first wave of invitations has been very positive. Invites are going as per the ranking list (in order of finishing).
>> more

2014 24 Hour World Championships Announced
It is with great pleasure that we announce the confirmation of the 24 Hour World Championships to take place at Soochow University in Taiwan.
>> more

Dates for the 24 Hour World Championships
The 24 Hour World Championships will take place on December 6-7th 2014.
>> more

Change of date for the 100km World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Due to logistical reasons and the proximity of the 24 Hour World Championships to the original 100km date, we discussed with the LOC to change the date for the 100km World Championships.
>> more

Update to the change in dates for the 100km World Championships
This is an update to the change of dates announcement yesterday on our website.
>> more

Rankings 50km IAU World Trophy Final (May 2014)
We have updated the rankings for the 50km IAU World Trophy Final
>> more

IAU Career Award Announced & Call for Committee Members
This year IAU will be initiating an Annual Career Award dedciated for tireless ultrarunning enthusiasts who have worked long and hard to increase the profile of international ultrarunning.
>> more

Frequency of Major IAU Competitions 
At the last IAU Council meeting, the Executive Council, had an indepth discussion on the frequency of major IAU Competitions. 
>> more

Frequency of Continental Championships
At the recent IAU Executive Council meeting it was also decided to bring the Continental Championships as a regular fixture on our calendar. 
>> more

Qatar gets 50km World Championships 2015-2017
Aspire Logistics in Doha, Qatar will be hosting the 50km World Championships 2015 through to 2017.

>> more

Doha announces Prize Money for 50km Trophy Final
The LOC in Doha has announced that there will be prize money at the 50km World Trophy Final.
>> more

50km Trophy Series Final Rankings (July 2014)

We have just concluded our Trophy Series that was being run over the last two years. 
>> more

Invitation to 24 Hr in Hong Kong

Frank Kuo, RD of the Soochow 24 Hour is organizing the inaugural 24 Hour in Hong Kong on January 30th 2015. 
>> more

IAU Labels for 2015 and beyond.

We have reported from recent Executive Committee meetings that we have reviewed and revised the criteria for the IAU labels which come into play for 2015 and these  can now be found on the website.

>> more

Cancellation of 2014 24 Hour IAU World Championships 
It is with regret that the IAU must announce the cancellation of the 2014 24 Hour IAU World Championships. Unfortunately, for reasons beyond our control, the host organisers indicated that it would not be possible to continue with the event in 2014. 
>> more

IAU Career Award Committee Members Announced
Recently we had announced establishing an IAU Career Award to be presented to individuals who have worked tirelessly promoting the sport.
>> more

Scevaroli Appointed as FIDAL´s Technical Coordinator

It is with great pleasure we annouce that Stefano Scevaroli has been appointed as the Technical Director of the Ultrarunning Department at FIDAL, the Italian National Athletics Federation.

>> more

Aspire Zone Launches 50km Trophy Final Website

Aspire Zone has launched their website for the 50km World Trophy Final. 
>> more

50km World Trophy Final Start List

50km World Trophy Final will take place on 31st October 2014 in Doha, Qatar. 
>> more

 IAU Congress 2014, 20th November 2014, Doha, Qatar
We are due to hold our biennial  Congress at the Aspire Dome in Doha, Qatar on 20th November  2014 before the IAU 100K World Championships .
>> more

27th  IAU 100K World Championships.  Doha, Qatar,  21st November 2014. Invitations and General Information Sheet.

We are pleased to announce that invitations are being circulated to all our IAU Member Federations this week for the IAU 100K World Championships in Qatar.

>> more


21st IAU 100K World Championships.  Doha, Qatar,  21st November 2014.  IAU MF Entry Forms

In addition to sending out the invitations with the entry forms to the Member Federations and putting the General Information Sheet on the website,  the entry form  information is now available on the website.

>> more

GIS for the 50km World Trophy Final

We have just distributed the GIS for the 10th 50km World Trophy Final.
>> more

Icarus 24 Hour Championships

The Icarus Flroida Ultrafest offers runners to compete at a 24 Hour event this November.
>> more

Ultrarunning´s Biggest Strength: Camaraderie Amongst its Athletes
(published in UltraMag March 2014)

I am often asked, at various world championships we have, around the world on what is the big attraction of ultrarunning. I say it is the sport of international camaraderie.  
>> more

About us

What is the IAU

Executive Council


Area Representatives

Member Federations

Constitution, Congress, Elections




Races, Results & Rankings

Genaral information

Race calendar

Add your race to the calendar



IAU Championships

General information


24 hours

100 K

50 K


General information

Interviews with athletes


Genaral information

Pictures & video

General information