Across The Years 2013 is just over a week away and this years premier event in the American South West kicks off on December 28, 2013 to January 3, 2014 and features the Across The Years 6 Day Race.
Last held to welcome the New Millenium, the 2013 6 day race offers a new opportunity for the blossoming US ultra scene to take it up another level. Promising performances at the 24 hour distance and at recent Across The Years editions suggest that these are exciting times in ultrarunning.
The legendary Yiannis Kouros is the recent addition to this year’s field, returning to competition in the United States for the first time since Across The Years eight years ago. Kouros needs no introduction, and will be attempting to break a number of world records. In that vein, this year will offer prize money to push Yiannis and the competition to record-breaking performances: