Thursday, December 30, 2010

Ultra Running Highlights of 2010

Here are my picks for Ultra Performances of the Year that caught my attention this year.
Mike Wardian - 3rd Overall in the 100K & 50K World Championship.
1st at the USA T&F 50K Road National Championship.
3rd at the Marathon Des Sables.
Scott Jurek - 2nd Overall at the 24 Hour World Championship and setting new American Record.
Geoff Roes - 1st Overall Western States 100
Todd Braje - 1st Overall at the USA T&F 100 Mile Trail and USA T&F 50 Mile Road Championship. [New Course Record in both events]
Anton Krupicka - 1st Overall USA T&F 50 Mile Trail Championship [New Course Record], 1st at Miwok 100K.
Zach Gingerich - 1st Overall at Umstead 100 in 13:23 [Fastest time in USA for 100 Miles this year].
Fire & Ice award!!!
1st Overall at Badwater and 1st Overall at Arrowhead [New Course Record].
[Both races 135 miles. One is the hottest race in the continental US the other is the coldest of that distance.]

My performances this year.
7th Overall USA T&F 50K Road National Championship.
2nd Overall West Highland Way [95 mile trail race in Scotland].
12th Overall Austin Marathon.
19th Overall Akron Marathon.
3rd Overall Buckeye Trail 50K.
5th Overall Buckeye Half Marathon, 1st Master.
2th Overall USA T&F 100 Mile Trail National Championship, 1st Master & Masters Course Record.
5th Overall USA T&F 50 Mile Road National Championship. 2nd Master

Saturday, January 2, 2010

My results from 2009

These are the races I did this past year.
I think I got them all.

Austin Marathon, 13th Overall 2:46:09
Road Race

USA Track & Field 50K National Championship
4th Overall, 3:21:36
Road Race

Way Too Cool 50K, 62 Overall, 4:34:21

Shamrock 15K (SARC), 3rd Overall 57:01
Road Race, Hilly

Boston Marathon. 562nd Overall, 2:51:52
Road Race

Cleveland Marathon, 18th Overall, 2:50:19
Road Race

Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run
40th Overall, 22:29
Trail Race in the mountains

Aurora Fun Run 5K
11th Overall, 16:46

Buckeye Trail 50K
3rd Overall, 4:04
Trail Race

Burning River 100 Mile Endurance Run
1st Overall, 16:16
Trail Race

Perfect 10 Miler
15th Overall, 59:03

Groundhog 50K
2nd Overall, 4:12:24
Trail Race

Aurora Labor Day Classic 5K
1st Overall, 17:19
Road Race

Chicago Marathon, 333 Overall 2:49:25
Road Race, Flat

USA Track & Field Trail Marathon National Championship (Lithia Loop Trail Marathon)
21st Overall, 3:18:57
Trail Race in the mountains