The Scholarship

What you "win":

  • Entry to the 3-day event, including the accommodations & meal package.
  • Travel bursary (cash amount dependent on where you're traveling from).
  • Photo shoot in your hometown and personalized blog post on event website.

To apply, send an email to with the following information:

  • Summary of your recent running results (past 3 years)
  • Twitter and Instagram handles
  • Facebook, Blog, (etc) details
  • Location where you live and train
  • Why you want to run the Golden Ultra.

Up to five individuals will be selected for an "all-inclusive" trip to the inaugural event.

Selection will be based upon (not necessarily in order):

  • Previous results and running celebrity factor
  • Social media activity and influence
  • Geographic location
  • Our gut feeling

If you are selected for a Scholarship you will have to sign a contract agreeing to attend the event and participate in the photojournalism assignment and blog post, among other social media duties.

Scholarship applications are due by January 31, 2015.  Selections will be announced no later than February 28, 2015.


Our 2015 recipients are...

Pavement Runner (Brian Kelley)

Didn't Get One?

We are still looking for ambassadors to promote the event.  Send us an email telling us why you'd make a great ambassador and (if we're convinced) we'll cover your entry to an ultramarathon of your choice.  Don't forget to mention which ultramarathon you're targeting!