Grand to Grand Ultra

The Grand to Grand Ultra features in numerous publications around the world.

Click on the links below to read what they've been saying about our event:

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Gary McKee to take on ultra challenge in Arizona and Utah

By:  Brandon Mawson,  11 August 2023

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Le trail a'laméricaine - De Pikes Peak au Grand Canyon

par Julien Gilleron

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Gary McKee of Cleator Moor takes aim at Grand to Grand Ultra, Arizona

by Clare Hastings, 5th April 2023

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Grand to Grand Ultra - L'ouest Américain en 6 etapes

By;  Julien Gilleron  December 2022

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Grand 2 Grand Ultra: Le Marathon des Sables Américain?

Julien Gilleron - 29 Septembre 2022

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Setting the Perfect Pace - Who is Sharon Gayter?

See pages 50 - 52

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On the Run - Running Across the Globe

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Spring 2021

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10 Action-packed Adventures for 2021

Fergus Schole, 26th January 2021

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Una aventura en el salvaje Oeste

Por:  Elena Moro. Photos:  Erik Sampers

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Rêve en images sur le Grand to Grand 2019

Photos:  Erik Sampers, 15 May 2020

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A Poor Lonesome Trailer

By: Charles Ray    Photos:  Erik Sampers, November 2019

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Trail Inspiration

Photo:  Erik Sampers, November 2019

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Empty and Full

#03~上野朋子さんが挑んだ『Grand to Grand Ultra

Tomoko Ueno Challenged the Grand to Grand Ultra, 26 December 2018

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Ten Secrets of Success for Multiday Racing

20th December 2018

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"Running for Hope" Premieres at SUU

by Kelsie Keener, 17th December 2018

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Lucky Locals Win Grand to Grand Scholarships

by Susana Young, 6th December 2018

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Just back from....the Grand to Grand Ultra 2018

5th December 2018, Interview with James Henderson

Illustrations by Diane Shearer

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Jax Mariash Continues to Take the Stage

Megan Janssen, 25th October 2018

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Do You Have What it Takes to Take on a Multi-Day Stage Race?

by Leanne Richardson, 19th October 2018

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5 Entrepreneurial Lessons from an Ultra Runner

Macaela MacKenzie, Contributor, 10th October 2018

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Park City Runner Jax Mariash is Top Woman, Top American at the Grand to Grand Ultramarathon Stage Race

by Ben Ramsey, 7th October 2018

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Saskatchewan-born Man Completes 273-km Race Starting at Grand Canyon

Ntawnis Piapot, 4th October 2018

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What's in Jax Mariash's Stage Racing Pack?

By Donal Buraglio, 26th September 2018


Pro Ultrarunner Jax Mariash Explains What It's Like To Train For The 170-mile Grand to Grand Ultra

by Jenny McCoy, 20th September 2018

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SUU President to Run 170 Miles To Raise Money for On-Campus Day Care Center

by Spencer Ricks

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Grand to Grand Ultra Combines Footrace with Survival

by The Independent, 28th August 2018

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Jax Mariash and the Grand to Grand Ultra

16th August 2018, interview with James Henderson

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SUU President Wyatt Gears up for 2018 G2G

by Susana Young


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G2G 2018 and Scholarship Announcement for G2G 2019

by Colin and Tess Geddes



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Jeremy Goddard and the Grand to Grand Ultra

17th July 2018, interview with James Henderson




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Gordon Harris, local Kanab scholarship competitor for 2018 Grand to Grand Ultra

22nd March 2018, by Susana Young


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Mental Toughness

by Alison L'Heureux, Issue 10/2018

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Canyon Canon!
Photos by Erik Sampers, February 2018

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Grand Plans
by Adam Sebba, January 2018

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Grand to Grand Ultra
by Andrei Gligor

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Grand to Grand Ultra

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The World's Most Amazing Trail Runs
By Tom Powell, Photos by Ian Corless

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G2G Wrap and Records
When G2G Family Wins
5th October 2017, by Susana Young

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Off And Running:  Grand to Grand Ultra 2017
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Page 14
28th September 2017, by Susana Young

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A Survivalist's Dream
25th September 2017, by KXAZ News

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Despite near-death experiences, ultramarathoners eager to tackle one of the toughest races on Earth
22nd September 2017, by Shannon Scovel

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G2G - a race for good causes
21st September 2017, by Susana Young

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Grand to Grand Ultra - A Kanab Welcome
21st September 2017, by Susana Young

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The Long and Short of the Grand 2 Grand
10th August 2017, by Susana Young

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 Get Outside!
13th April 2017, by Susana Young

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Five Ways to Know if a Stage Race is for You
by Sarah Lavender Smith, 29th March 2017

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North America's Top 6 Stunning Ultra Trail Runs
by Christi Walker, 26th February 2017

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Illustrations by Sara Stode, June 2016

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The Most Beautiful and Difficult Marathons on Earth
by Gina Turner, June 2016

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9 Scenic Stage Races Worth Traveling For
Susan Nowell, June 17 2015

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Grand Plan, Sandy Suckling, 19th Edition
P1P2, P3P4 

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The 12 Most Extreme Marathons & Ultramarathons From Around The World
by Courtney Stanley 

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Jeff Pelletier - First Place Male in AG at the Grand to Grand Ultra
2nd October 2015 

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Grand to Grand Ultra Kicks Off This Sunday,  page 1page 2
17th September 2015, by Susana Young
Honeymoon Trail, G2G Style and Running G2G, Purpose Elevated
24th September 2015, by Susana Young
G2G Going Strong (For Some)
24th September 2015, by Susana Young
G2G Photo Finish, What A Difference A Race Makes
1st October 2015, by Susana Young 

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Runners Who Inspire Us, Gregory Castle, Achieving a Grand Feat
by Kathering Dempsey

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Le Grand 2 Grand?  Immense! Page 2
by Cécile Bertin 

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Reality Check
by Sarah Lavender Smith, February 6, 2015

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Running the Grand Canyon
by Katarina

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Most Extreme Races
by Amanda Casanova - G2G is #3

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Ultra Pain, Ultra Gain
writes Matt Timms

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Esprit du Far West, est tu-là?
par Cécile Bertin

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Le Grand to Grand Expliqué
Texte:  Cécile Bertin


Au Coeur de Lévènement, American Dream
Texte:  Say Sphabmixay, Pages 124-125
Pages 126-127
Pages 128-129
Page 130-131

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10 Christmas Gifts for the Sporty Man
by Lee Stobbs

Lopen door een wereldwonder
November 2014 issue

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The Struggle and Satisfaction of Stage Racing
by Sarah Lavender Smith, 6th October 2014

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Grand to Grand Gear AAR: 7 days and 170 miles on foot. Unsupported
by Rob Curtis, 5th October 2014

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Grand to Grand Ultra:  Magical and Magnificent Camaraderie
by Susana Young, 2nd October 2014 Page 1 Page 3  Page 4


Photos: 2014 Grand to Grand Ultra
by Steven Law, Published 30th September 2014

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G2G Last Supper, Cowbells, Sweat and Cheers
by Susana Young, 25th September 2014  Page 1  Page 5

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G2G Takes Off Sunday
By Jeff Frey, 18th September 2014


Ultra Runners Arrive in Kanab for 170 Mile Race
By Steven Law, 19th September 2014

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Footprints in the Sand - A Dutch Runner Prepares for the G2G Ultra
by Laurel Beesley, September 2014 issue

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Grand to Grand Ultra 2014:  Spectators Welcome
by Susana Young, 11th September 2014

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Grand to Grand Ultra Founders Enthusiastic About Third Edition
by Susana Young, 4th September 2014

North America's Hardest Running Races
29th August 2014

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Castle Running G2G Ultra to Save Millions of Shelter Pets
by Susana Young, 28th August 2014

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G2G Contestant Mike McTeer is Heart-Healthy and Ramping Up His Training
by Susana Young, 21st August 2014

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Local G2G competitor Todd Seliga, Practises by Running with Backpack
by Susana Young, 14th August 2014

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25 Best Adventure Marathons in the World
8th August 2014

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Grand to Grand Ultra 2014:  Three Local Contestants Training Hard
by Susana Young, 7th August 2014

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11 Of The Most Difficult Ultramarathons In The World
by Jaimi Heimbuch, 4th June 2014


Delusions of Grandeur
by Michael Kapral, April 2014 Issue


Questo Piccolo:  Grand to Grand Amore
di Silvana Lattanzio  Foto:  Pierluigi Benini


The 42-year Old Virgin.....Runner
by Phil Carrington

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Wandering Spirits - Seeking Challenge and Human Connection in the Southwestern Desert
by Jenn Hughes, March 2014 issue

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 The Report:  Achieve The Impossible
Words by Kevin Braddock

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Grand to Grand Ultra
Texto: Mariluz Viñas y Silvana Latanzio, Fotos:  Pierluigi Benini

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Inside Grand Canyon
Testi e Fotografie di Pierluigi Benini, December 2013 Issue

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Grand to Grand Amore
Testo di Silvana Lattanzio 

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G2G Round-up, by Susana Young - 3rd October 2013
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Ounce-Saving Gear for Stage Races
fourth article in the ongoing series on training for multi-day races  by Jennifer Hughes

outside-logo  The 9 Toughest Ultramarathons by Jason Daley
trail runner logo Is the High Price of Stage Racing Worth It?  by Jennifer Hughes
rt logo_01  How to Prepare for Stage Racing by Erin Strout
backpacker Life List:  Grand Challenge by Dennis Lewon

EFinancial Careers

From the City to the Sahara:  Why Investment Bankers Rule in the Ultramarathon by Paul Clarke
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A Conversation with Ray Zahab
Second article in the ongoing series on training for multi-day races by Jennifer Hughes

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Introduction to Running Stage Races
Part 1, an online series on training for multi-day races by Jennifer Hughes

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Ultra Business
Page 3,  Pages 16-17

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Il Sogno Continua, Testimonianza di Stefano Gregoretti raccolta da Laura Galli, Gennaio 2013
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trail runner logo "Stage Fright" by Sarah Lavender Smith, January 2013 issue
Go Trail logo "G2G Ultra - Ascending the Grand Staircase" by Mimi Anderson, Issue #11
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"Grand Result for Guisborough Endurance Queen"
November 14, 2012


 "Grand to Grand Ultra - Gear + Training Analysis - Run Rookie Run"
November 8, 2012

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"Lady of the Canyon"
October, 2012 (pages 22-23)


"The Grand to Grand Ultra: Blood, Sand And Cheers"
October 11, 2012 


"G2G Revelations - The Camps" - October 15, 2012
"G2G Revelations - The Scenery" - October 14, 2012
"The Final Results" - October 14, 2012
"Stage 6 - Photo Finishes" - October 11, 2012
"The Racers - VII" - October 5, 2012
"Stage 5 Photos" - October 5, 2012 
"Nutrition of a Winner" - October 5, 2012
"Stage 5 - Yup, it's a Star" - October 5, 2012


"Stage 4 Photos" - October 4, 2012
"Stage 4 - A Star is Born (?)" - October 4, 2012
"Leaderboard-Shmeaderboard" - October 4, 2012 
"A Couple of Treats" - October 4, 2012
"The Racers - VI" - October 3, 2012


"The Racers - V" - October 3, 2012
"The Women's Race" - October 3, 2012
"The Men's "Race" " - October 3, 2012
"Adios, Amigo" - October 3, 2012
"Even More Stage 3 Photos" - October 2, 2012


"Stage 3 Summary" - October 2, 2012
"More Stage 3 Photos" - October 1, 2012
"Racers - IV" - October 1, 2012 
"The Racers III" - September 30, 2012
"Stage 2 Summary" - September 30, 2012


"Stage 3 Photos" - September 30, 2012
"Day 2 Photos" - September 27, 2012
"Inside the Packs" - September 27, 2012
"Momma Needs a New Pair of Shoes" - September 27, 2012
" Stage 1 Photo Gallery" - September 27, 2012


"Stage 1 Summary" - September 27, 2012
"First View of the Grand Canyon" - September 25, 2012
"Pre-Race Photos from Kanab" - September 25, 2012
"The Racers I" - September 24, 2012
"The Race at a Glance" - September 24, 2012

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"Breathe Magazine: Flashblog Grand to Grand"
September 25, 2012


"Grand to Grand Ultra: Gear and Training for 160-Mile Backpacking Race"
September 18, 2012


"So You're Going to the Grand Canyon"
September 13, 2012


"Test Your Limits at the Grand to Grand Ultra"
September 7, 2012

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"KTX trail running event a first for Kanab"
August 17, 2012 


 "Grand Ambitions"
August, 2012

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"Preparations underway for the first Grand to Grand Ultra Marathon"
July 20, 2012

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"Showcase Race: Grand to Grand Ultra"
June 26, 2012

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"Training for a Self-Supported Stage Race"
June 30, 2012


"A Grand Undertaking"
June 2012 (see pages 9-10)


"Inaugural Run Coming to Area"
May 24, 2012

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"The Grand to Grand Ultra"
May 10, 2012

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"Extreme Adventurer Ray Zahab visits Kanab re: Grand to Grand Ultra Marathon"
May 2, 2012 

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"Kanab and Ultra Marathon to host community events with Adventurer Ray Zahab"
April 25, 2012

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"Grand Time"
April 24, 2012


"The G2G Ultra: A Grand Adventure is Calling"
April 16, 2012 


"International Ultra to be held at Grand Canyon"
April 11, 2012

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