Articles by Erika Hoagland

Carly Koerner

Age: 40 Where do you live currently? Ashland, Oregon Where did you grow up? Bellingham, Washington Occupation: Freelance graphic designer (Editor’s note: Carly is the newest addition to th...

Eric Senseman

Pranalens/Ali Rogers Age: 32 Where do you live currently? Flagstaff, Arizona Where did you grow up? St. Louis, Missouri Occupation: manager and co...

I Am an Ultrarunner Marisa Lizak

Age: 41 Where do you live currently? Marina del Rey, CA Where did you grow up?North Smithfield, RI Occupation: Commercial real estate investment & finance Family (kids, spouse, pets)?Nope # of ultras run: 18 H...

I Am an Ultrarunner Scott Mills

Age: 69 Where do you live currently? Oceanside, CA Where did you grow up? Portland, OR, and northern New Jersey Occupation: Retired US Air Force Colonel Family (kids, spouse, pets)? My soulmate of 42 years, Jean M...

I Am an Ultrarunner Van Phan

Age: 49 (50 in March) Where do you live currently? Lakewood, WA Where did you grow up? Bellevue, WA Occupation: Physician Assistant (my Asian mom still asks me when I will become a doctor) Family (kids, spouse, p...

I Am An Ultrarunner Amanda Basham

Age: 31 Where do you live currently? Boulder, CO, but I split time between Minneapolis, MN, as well due to my partner’s work schedule Where did you grow up? Sweet Home, OR Occupation: I’ve been a full-time profess...

I Am an Ultrarunner: Tony Marshall

Age: 43Where do you live currently? San Rafael, CAWhere did you grow up? United States and BrazilOccupation: Software salesFamily (kids, spouse, pets)? Wife (Christina, married 6 years), daughter (Audriana, 5) and son (J...

Faye & Chrystal Assee

Name: Faye AsseeAge: 46Where do you live currently? Canada, MontrealWhere did you grow up? Canada, MontrealOccupation: Social workerFamily (kids, spouse, pets)? Twin sister, and boyfriend Martin PaquetteNumber of ultras...

Jay Friedman

Age: 44Where do you live currently? New Paltz, NYWhere did you grow up? 
New City, NYOccupation: Emergency physician, exercise physiologist, coachFamily (kids, spouse, pets)? Wife (Jodi, married 17 years), two girls (Ale...

I Am an Ultrarunner: Shaheen Sattar

Age: 35Where do you live currently? Dallas, TXWhere did you grow up? Dallas, TXOccupation: FinanceFamily (kids, spouse, pets)? Engaged to my best friend, Steve Henderson, and we have two adorable vizslas – Skittles and L...

I Am an Ultrarunner: Hans Schmid

Age: 80Where do you live currently? Greenbrae, CAWhere did you grow up? Tuebingen, GermanyOccupation: Retired after a career in the international food tradeFamily (kids, spouse, pets)? Widower, one stepdaughter, two gran...

I Am An Ultrarunner: Callie Lauren

Age: 33Where do you live currently? ChicagoWhere did you grow up? OrlandoOccupation: Advertising copywriterFamily (kids, spouse, pets)? Cloudy Brown, a 10-year-old rescue dog and best roommate everNumber of ultras run: 8...

I Am An Ultrarunner: Sean Nakamura

Age: 41Where do you live currently? San Diego, CAWhere did you grow up? Marin County, CAOccupation: Director of IT Operations at Cognella Academic PublishingFamily (kids, spouse, pets)? Jenny (spouse) and four cats (Dang...

I am an Ultrarunner: Dion Leonard

Age: 44Where do you live currently? In the Alps – Chamonix, FranceWhere did you grow up? Australia, but I’m also half British and lived in the UK for 17 years.Occupation: Author, motivational speaker, runner, adventurerF...

Katie Grossman

Age: 36Where do you live currently? Wrightwood, CAWhere did you grow up? St. Charles, MOOccupation: Copywriter (advertising)Family (kids, spouse, pets)? Husband, Dominic and daughter, Lindy Mae (15 months)Number of ultra...

Sebastian Salsbury

Age: 13Where do you live currently? Santa Barbara, CaliforniaWhere did you grow up? Santa BarbaraOccupation: 8th grade studentFamily (parents, siblings, pets)? My dad Mike, mom Gabriella, my big brother Nicholas, and big...

I am an Ultrarunner YiOu Wang

Age: 34Where do you live currently? Kentfield, CAWhere did you grow up? Shanghai, China and Frederick, MDOccupation: Professional runner and teacherFamily (kids, spouse, pets)? Husband, Sean Pont# of ultras run: 20What i...

John Storkamp

Age: 39Where do you live currently? Hastings / Silver Bay, MinnesotaWhere did you grow up? Hastings, MinnesotaOccupation: Graphic & web designer, field technician for an ecological restoration firm, race directorFamily (...

Miwok

It’s always an interesting time when you’re on the trails for the bulk of a day. By interesting, I mean the highs, lows, pain, shared conversations and lessons learned. On May 4, the Miwok 100K definitely delivered all o...