The Quarantine Backyard Ultra was the race we deserve during the coronavirus pandemic

April 7, 2020

The Quarantine Backyard Ultra was created by the Canadian ultrarunner Dave Proctor and the coaching service Peak Performance. After coronavirus forced Procter to bag a proposed Trans-Canadian FKT attempt, Proctor, like many runners, wanted to channel his hard-earned fitness into something. To Proctor’s surprise, over 2,400 runners from 56 countries registered for the virtual race. Read more about how it took place and the results on Trail Runner.