Tag: UltraRunner of the Year

UltraRunners of the Decade

Jim Walmsley and Ellie Greenwood are the North American Ultrarunners of the Decade for 2010-2019.Greenwood, who was Ultrarunner of the Year three times (2011, 2012 and 2014) edged out Courtney Dauwalter, Kaci Lickteig an...

Jim Walmsley

We caught up with Jim just as he was wrapping up the first of two workouts. With the Olympic Trials Marathon on the horizon, he’s entering a new training block that includes daily doubles. On this particular day, he elec...

Courtney Dauwalter

Courtney Dauwalter continues to embrace her journey in the sport of ultrarunning in her usual, humble nature. When we caught up with her, she expressed gratitude for being able to do what she does, and to those who suppo...

Camille Herron Interview

UR: Congratulations on an incredible year, you accomplished so much it is hard to know where to start. Herron: Thanks, but to be honest last year was a real roller coaster for me, it had as many or more challenges and...

Jim Walmsley Interview

UR: How does it feel to be a two-time UROY at age 27? Walmsley: It is pretty nice, especially since this year I had some learning experiences and setbacks even though there were some nice races, more so in the first h...

Interviews with the 2016 Ultrarunners of the Year

Kaci Lickteig, Women’s Ultrarunner of the Year: 2016 UR: Congratulations on a fantastic year of ultra-racing, how does it feel to be Ultrarunner of the Year? To be named Ultrarunner of the Year, is such an honor an...

Interviews with the 2015 Ultrarunners of the Year

UROY Interview: David Laney At age 27 you are the youngest Ultrarunner of the Year ever, dating back to 1981, how does it feel to earn this distinction? So many guys have had a great year, I was really surprised to b...

Interviews with the 2014 Ultrarunners of the Year

Interview With Male Ultrarunner of the Year Rob Krar UR: First of all congratulations on consecutive UROY awards—how does 2014 compare to 2013? Rob: It’s a huge honor for me to be voted Ultra Runner of the Year. It...

Ultrarunners of the Year: Ann Trason and Sean Crom

There were no surprises on the women’s side, as Ann Trason was the unanimous choice for the second year in a row. Our panel evidently values diversity, as Nevada’s Sean Crom was a unanimous choice as well. Scoring is...

Ultra Performances of the Year

The preceding year saw a remarkable number of superb ultrarunning performances in the U.S., with some long-standing records smashed, and some great runs by older runners. Five observers of the ultra scene (the three edit...