Not many people would use a 160-mile fastest
known time (FKT) attempt just one month after one of the world’s hardest 100-milers
in preparation for another notoriously demanding 100-miler, but there are few
Just four short years ago, Adam Peterman thought
his running career was finished. He was coming off a nagging Achilles injury
that prevented him from having any success during his final years in the
Where do you live currently? Huntington Beach, California
Where did you grow up? Huntington Beach, California
Self-employed hairstylist, and now a new race director
Family (kids, spouse, pets)?...
Ray Sanchez was one of many Arrowhead participants who designed and built homemade sleds to carry required gear. Scott Rokis
Where do you live currently? Folsom, CA
Where did you grow up? I was...
you live currently?
Auburn, CA, right near the finish of Western States
you grow up? My dad
was in the Air Force, so my early years were all over the place. I was born in Texas,
Where do you live currently? Bozeman, MT
Where did you grow up? Moab, UT and Durango, CO
Occupation: Engineering student, I guess. I’m also the
executive director of Footprints Running Camps, and I train and...
do you live currently?
We live in the White Mountains of New Hampshire during the summer and rural New
York during the school year.
did you grow up?
New York with formative time in Colorado
Boasting a new American Record in the 100k to
start the year in January, his third consecutive win at the world’s most
prestigious 100-mile race, Western States, in June, and finishing the season
off with a new a win...
A Minnesota Nordic skier at heart, this year’s
women’s UltraRunner of the Year for the third consecutive season wishes winter
would arrive soon at her home in Leadville, Colorado. She wants to get on her
sticks. At th...
on your win at Big’s and for setting the Backyard record running an incredible 354
miles in 85 hours. We know this has been a dream of yours. First off, how is
your recovery going?
Right now, it's ki...
do you live currently? Yorba Linda, California
did you grow up? Brig, Switzerland
Web developer (self-employed) and race director
(kids, spouse, pets)? Wife, Linda, of 22 ye...
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...
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 (...
Age: 33Where do you currently live? Millcreek, Utah (just a 10-minute drive from the Wasatch Mountains)Where did you grow up? Cottonwood Heights, UtahOccupation: Geospatial Analyst (related to Google Earth and making map...
Darcy Piceu has become one of the most accomplished ultrarunners in the history of the sport. She completed her first ultra, a 50-miler, in 2001 at the age of 26 and then less than a year later completed the Leadville 10...
UR: So now you have the FKTs for the two longest and most iconic trails in North America, the PCT and the AT. Can you give us a little background on how this happened?
McConaughy: Well, when I grew up my dad always en...