2016 Biggest Ultrarunning Races

By finisher count. North American races only.
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Finishers Event Winner
231

The HUFF 50K Trail Run & Relay

Dec 17 / 50 KM / Albion IN
230

Labor Pain

Sep 04 / 12 Hours / Reading PA
228

Bighorn

Jun 17 / 32 Miles / Dayton WY
223

Antelope Canyon Ultras

Feb 20 / 50 KM / Page AZ
221

The Canyons

May 07 / 100 KM / Foresthill CA
220

Holiday Lake

Feb 13 / 50 KM / Appomattox VA
219

Gorge Waterfalls 100K

Apr 02 / 100 KM / Cascade Locks WA
218

Born to Run Ultra Marathons

May 14 / 30 Miles / Los Olivos CA
217

Vermont 50

Sep 25 / 50 KM / Brownsville VT
214

Patapsco Valley 50K

Oct 22 / 50 KM / Baltimore MD
213

Rio Del Lago

Nov 05 / 100 Miles / Granite Bay CA
213

Speedgoat

Jul 08 / 50 KM / Snowbird Resort UT
213

Wasatch Front

Sep 09 / 100 Miles / Kaysville UT
212

Antelope Canyon Ultras

Feb 20 / 50 Miles / Page AZ
211

Salmon Falls 50K

Feb 27 / 50 KM / Pilot Hill CA
211

Stone Mill 50M

Nov 12 / 50 Miles / Montgomery Village MD
210

Mountain Masochist Trail Run

Nov 05 / 50 Miles / Lynchburg VA
209

Ice Age Trail

May 14 / 50 KM / La Grange WI
209

Afton Trail

Jul 02 / 50 KM / Hastings MN
207

Knee Knackering North Shore Trail Run

Jul 09 / 30 Miles / North Vancouver BC
206

Noble Canyon

Sep 16 / 50 KM / Pine Valley CA
204

Siskiyou Out Back

Jul 23 / 50 KM / Ashland OR
204

Dances with Dirt - Devil's Lake

Jul 09 / 50 KM / Baraboo WI
203

Run Rabbit Run

Sep 16 / 100 Miles / Steamboat Springs CO
203

Bandera

Jan 09 / 50 KM / Bandera TX
201

Over The Hill Track Club High Desert 50K

Dec 04 / 50 KM / Ridgecrest CA
201

The Pistol Ultra Run

Dec 31 / 50 KM / Alcoa TN
199

TNF Ultra-Trail Harricana of Canada (UTHC)

Sep 10 / 65 KM / La Malbaie QC
197

Avalon Benefit 50

Jan 09 / 50 Miles / Avalon CA
195

Squamish 50

Aug 20 / 50 Miles / Squamish BC
193

Smith Rock Ascent

May 07 / 50 KM / Terrebonne OR
192

Volcanic 50

Sep 03 / 50 KM / Cougar WA
192

Ultra Trail de México

Oct 15 / 100 KM / Huasca de Ocampo
192

Never Summer 100K

Jul 23 / 100 KM / Gould CO
191

Run Woodstock

Sep 10 / 50 KM / Pinckeny MI
190

Monument Valley

Mar 19 / 50 KM / Monument Valley AZ
190

Silver Falls

Nov 05 / 50 KM / Silverton OR
190

Marin Ultra Challenge

Mar 12 / 50 KM / Sausalito CA
190

Cowtown Ultra

Feb 28 / 50 KM / Fort Worth TX
190

Deception Pass

Dec 10 / 50 KM / Oak Harbor WA
189

Virginia Run for Cancer

Apr 30 / 24 Hours / Hampton VA
189

Lake Hodges Trail Fest 50K, 15K, 5K & Kid's Run

Oct 22 / 50 KM / San Diego CA
189

Brazos Bend 50

Apr 16 / 50 KM / Needville TX
186

Crown King Scramble

Apr 02 / 50 KM / Phoenix AZ
185

The North Face Endurance Challenge Wisconsin

Sep 17 / 50 Miles / Dousman WI
184

Vermont 50

Sep 25 / 50 Miles / Brownsville VT
182

Black Canyon Trail

Feb 13 / 100 KM / Mayer AZ
181

Antelope Island 50K

Nov 05 / 50 KM / Syracuse UT
181

Oregon Coast 50K / 30K

Oct 08 / 50 KM / Yachats OR
180

Niagara Ultra

Jun 18 / 50 KM / Niagara On The Lake ON

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Tussey Mountainback 50 Miler
  • Oct 27, 2019
  • Boalsburg, PA
50 Miles