2016 Biggest Ultrarunning Races

By finisher count. North American races only.
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Finishers Event Winner
818

Way Too Cool

Mar 05 / 50 KM / Cool CA
753

JFK

Nov 19 / 50 Miles / Boonsboro MD
539

The North Face Endurance Challenge California

Dec 03 / 50 Miles / Marin CA
524

American River

Apr 02 / 50 Miles / Folsom CA
515

The North Face Endurance Challenge California

Dec 03 / 50 KM / Marin CA
465

The North Face Endurance Challenge New York

Apr 30 / 50 KM / New York NY
452

Rachel Carson Trail Challenge

Jun 18 / 34 Miles / Pittsburgh PA
402

Run the Rut

Sep 02 / 26.9 Miles / Big Sky MT
394

The North Face Endurance Challenge Washington DC

Apr 09 / 50 KM / Washington DC DC
384

Silver Rush 50

Jul 10 / 50 Miles / Leadville CO
366

NYRR NYC (Knickerbocker) 60K

Nov 19 / 60 KM / Manhattan NY
340

Leadville Trail

Aug 20 / 100 Miles / Leadville CO
333

Tunnel Hill 100

Nov 12 / 50 Miles / Vienna IL
330

HAT Trail Run

Mar 19 / 50 KM / Havre de Grace MD
329

The North Face Endurance Challenge New York

Apr 30 / 50 Miles / New York NY
314

Golden Gate Dirty 30

Jun 04 / 50 KM / Black Hawk CO
308

Blues Cruise

Oct 02 / 50 KM / Reading PA
304

Lake Sonoma

Apr 09 / 50 Miles / Healdsburg CA
304

Promise Land

Apr 30 / 50 KM / Lynchburg VA
298

Howl at the Moon 8 Hour

Aug 13 / 8 Hours / Danville IL
297

Ice Age Trail

May 14 / 50 Miles / La Grange WI
295

Chuckanut 50k

Mar 19 / 50 KM / Fairhaven WA
289

Moab Red Hot 55k/33k

Feb 13 / 55 KM / Moab UT
289

Miwok

May 07 / 100 KM / Stinson Beach CA
287

Squamish 50

Aug 21 / 50 KM / Squamish BC
284

Javelina Jundred

Oct 29 / 100 Miles / Fountain Hills AZ
280

Western States

Jun 25 / 100 Miles / Squaw Valley CA
276

Labor Pain

Sep 04 / 12 Hours / Reading PA
274

Quad Dipsea

Nov 26 / 28.4 Miles / Mill Valley CA
271

Minnesota Voyageur

Jul 30 / 50 Miles / Carlton MN
269

Hinson Lake 24 Hour Ultra Classic

Sep 24 / 24 Hours / Rockingham NC
264

Squaw Peak 50 Mile Trail Run

Jun 04 / 50 Miles / Provo UT
262

White River 50

Jul 30 / 50 Miles / Crystal Mountain WA
261

Gorge Waterfalls 50K

Apr 09 / 50 KM / Cascade Locks OR
258

Hyner Trail Challenge

Apr 23 / 50 KM / Hyner PA
258

Bull Run Run

Apr 09 / 50 Miles / Clifton VA
257

Mountain Mist

Jan 23 / 50 KM / Huntsville AL
256

Vermont 100

Jul 16 / 100 Miles / West Windsor VT
252

Bulldog 50K Ultra Run & 25K Trail Run

Aug 27 / 50 KM / Calabasas CA
252

Rock/Creek StumpJump 50K

Oct 01 / 50 KM / Chattanooga TN
250

Leona Divide

Apr 16 / 50 KM / Lake Hughes CA
246

The North Face Endurance Challenge Wisconsin

Sep 17 / 50 KM / Dousman WI
245

GiddyUp Trail Running Festival at Pineland Farms

May 28 / 50 KM / New Gloucester ME
241

Rocky Raccoon

Feb 06 / 100 Miles / Huntsville TX
240

Seashore Nature Trail

Dec 17 / 50 KM / Virginia Beach VA
238

Grizzly Ultra

Oct 01 / 50 KM / Canmore AB
237

Orcas Island 50k

Feb 06 / 50 KM / Orcas Island WA
233

The North Face Endurance Challenge Washington DC

Apr 09 / 50 Miles / Washington DC DC
232

McDonald Forest

May 14 / 50 KM / Corvallis OR
231

Bandera

Jan 09 / 100 KM / Bandera TX
Quebec Mega Trail (QMT)
  • Jun 29, 2019
  • Beaupr√©, QC
52 KM 50 Miles 110 KM