JOIN THE CHALLENGE TO BEAT THE SUN!

We are searching for 15 runners to take on the ultimate challenge - have you got what it takes to help your continent Beat the Sun around Mont Blanc? Sign up for the chance to represent your continental team; receive training and mentoring from experts and a trip to Chamonix to compete in a global running challenge.
 
5 continental teams, 148 Kilometres, 8350m, 15 hours and 41 minutes between sunrise and sunset

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ASICS Europe

5 continental teams, 148km’s, 8350m, 15hrs & 41mins between sunrise and sunset. Have you got what it takes? Now open for entry: http://asics.com/beatthesun #ASICSBeatTheSun

ASICS Europe

ASICS Europe

#RunLong in GEL-NIMBUS 17. Greater protection for greater distances.

ASICS Europe

ASICS Europe

Share the distance. Long road runs are better with friends. #ASICSGoRunIt

ASICS Europe

ASICS Europe

It's a big world. Go run it. #ASICSGoRunIt See more at asics.com/gorunit

ASICS Europe

ASICS Europe

And for the men, the limited-edition Zurich Barcelona Marathon DS-TRAINER. Out now at our flagship stores across Europe. #ASICSGoRunIt

ASICS Europe
Athletics Weekly

Athletics Weekly @AthleticsWeekly

Could you #OutrunTheSun? Two teams are going to try in new ASICS race against nature on June 21… http://t.co/nZnmQVRsk0

ASICS America

ASICS America @ASICSamerica

Leave the streets on your next run. Hit the trails and #runtough http://t.co/A10EgePGQz

ASICSBarcelona

ASICSBarcelona @ASICSBarcelona

@ASICSeurope presenta #outrunthesun. 162Km de trail con 9450m de desnivel en solo 15hr41m ¡Hasta que caiga el sol!https://t.co/nSOr0fLGRC

ASICS Europe

ASICS Europe @ASICSeurope

Can man beat nature? Coming June 21st... #outrunthesun http://t.co/DfNqRb9rv9

Chris Allen

Chris Allen @chris_allen15

RT @pitchlondon: ASICS announces 'Out Run The Sun' - nature's toughest trail challenge yet! http://t.co/yZxmcNZCYu #OutRunTheSun #RunTough

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The Teams

A selection of ASICS’ finest athletes from around the Globe. Find out more info on your potential team members.

Emannuel Gault

Team Europe South


Team leader: Emannuel Gault
Holly Rush

Team Europe North


Team leader: Holly Rush
Megan Kimmel

Team Americas

Megan started off life living in a VW campervan in the hills of Colarado, with her rural upbringing and outdoor lifestyle she soon turned to trail running in the hills – resulting in a start to a new career and passion adventure trail running. A few of her racing successes include being a part of the USA Moutain Running Team and placing 1st at Pikes Peaks Ascent in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.


Team leader: Megan Kimmel
Dawid Visser

Team Africa


Team leader: Dawid Visser
Kota Araki

Team Asia/Pacific

A former member of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces, Kota took pride of place within the force’s marathon running team where he convincingly won the Lake Kawaguchi Marathon. Kota is now a formidable trail runner who moved across so strongly that he was nominated for the ‘Trail Runners of the Year’ award in 2013.


Team leader: Kota Araki