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Geoff Burns

Road Runner

I am an insatiably curious student of the sport.

Thomas Gathman

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Tom has thru-hiked the 2,185 mile long Appalachian trail in 2013 and the 3,100 mile Continental Divide Trail in 2014 that goes from Mexico to Canada. In 2015 he plans to tackle the Florida Trail, the Arizona Trail, and the Pacific Crest Trail.

Justus Fitzsimmons

Mountain Ultra Trail Runner
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High School Track & Field Athlete + Mountain Runner

Shane Hagerman

multi-sport adventure athlete
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I am a multi-sport adventure athlete and I gravitate toward ultra endurance events in challenging terrain.

Amy Dedic

Ultrarunner & Marathoner

Amy ran her first marathon June 2011 in Croatia and knew she was hooked for life.

Lauren Floris

Road Runner, Marathoner

I grew up at the start of the Boston Marathon and for as long as I can remember I admired the thousands of runners that gathered in our town each year to make the 26.2 mile trek to Boston.

Joshua Stacy


Bobcat completed a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail and realized a two-decade old dream. He hasn’t stopped hiking since.

Sam Haagenson

Ultra Runner

I love what ultra running has brought to my life. It keeps me connected with nature, brings me good health, allows me to see places I never knew existed, and has introduced me to an awesomely eclectic community or runners.

Jenny Lyzinski

Road & Trail Runner
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I started running distance in 2009 when I was unhappy with things in my life and remembered why running had always been my go-to stress reliever

Michael Jimenez

Ultra Marathoner & Trail Runner

My love affair with running goes back to when my military Father would drag my brother and myself out of bed before the Sun had risen to get out and train with him!

Leon Lutz

Trail Runner & Outdoor Adventurer

Try as I might (though why would I?), I cannot recall a time when I wasn’t fully enamored of the outdoors

Damian Stoy

Mountain Runner

My passion is helping others run with more joy, fewer injuries and to accomplish their dreams. As a coach and elite ultra marathon runner.

Gia Dawn Madole

Trail and Ultra Runner

on a whim, I ran a local Turkey Trot 5k and became completely hooked. Running has been a part of my daily life ever since.

Brandon Yonke

Ultra Runner

I began running in order to see the parks, forests, and trails around me more quickly, and to see greater distances of them.

Justin Dukes

Triathlon & Trail Runner

I compete in triathlons and half marathons regularly and am currently working on a goal of completing my first half-Ironman triathlon this May.

Kyle Curtin

Trail Runner & Hiker

In 2010, like many others, I was inspired by the book Born to Run and decided that ultrarunning was going to be something I would like to try. Little did I know what a life changing and overwhelming passion it would become

Loukia Lili-Williams, PhD

Triathlon, Duathlon
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In 2012, and after seven years of staying away from competition, Loukia was introduced to triathlons. The same year, finished 4th overall and running the fastest 10k split of the day in the open division.

Richard Adams

Ultra & Trail Runner

Currently breaking into the Ultra trail running world and loving every minute of it. I started running about 24 years ago and haven't looked back.

Mike Bell

Marathoner & Trail Runner

I have been a life long outdoor enthusiast who recently combined his love for running with his love of the trails. I "discovered" trail running two years ago and have never looked back

Shawna Carter

UltraMarathoner & Marathoner

May 3, 2003, was my first race ever. I got the runner’s high everyone talks about and I was hooked! I continued to run and get stronger and run longer races.

Erika Howder

Marathoner, Road Runner

I am a road runner, running the streets and paved trails of the DC Metro area. My favorite thing is to combine travel and racing.

David Hylton

Road Runner, Marathoner

I started running on Jan. 1, 2004, and never looked back. 40 pounds later I got married. That same year I ran my first race, a 4 miler. I've now run dozens of 5Ks, nearly 20 half marathons and 5 marathons.

Amanda Yu

Road & Trail Runner, Marathoner

I was a cross country runner in high school and a casual 5k runner in college. It wasn't until I began my professional career that I started to explore distance running

Aaron Williams

Trail Runner & Ultramarathoner

Mountain trails and craggy ridges free my soul to fly away.

Dana Anderson

Road & Trail Runner

All it took was one run in Alpine, Utah and I was hooked

Arianne Brown

Road & Trail Runner

Not only do I love to run, but it the time on my feet has given me the chance to think and formulate words that I am privileged to write for others.

Jason Vaughan (Ras)

Adventure Runner

First person to ever run the Wonderland Trail around the base of Mt Ranier twice in a single push

Mary Castelanelli


Heather “Anish” Anderson

Ultra Runner & Thru-Hiker

She is well known for setting the overall self-supported speed record on the Pacific Crest Trail in 2013 (60 days, 17 hours, 12 min), breaking the previous record by four days.

Rachel Kelley

Mountain Ultra Trail Runner
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Currently I would call myself an ultra trail runner, who still loves to keep up her speed on the roads, and by doing stadium work-outs.

Lint Bunting

Thru Hiker
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Lint has completed end to end thru hikes of the Ice Age Trail, Appalachian Trail (2), Pacific Crest Trail (3), Continental Divide Trail (2), Arizona and Colorado Trails.

James Lawrence

James Ironman World Record

James - The Iron Cowboy is a coach and speaker as well as a World Record holder. He completed 30 full distance triathlons completed in one calendar year (2012) - All in Altra

Tiffany Schwartz

Road Runner
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Started running in the 7th grade and never looked back.

Raina Rausch

Trail Running
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A passion for running and racing. If you can't find her taking jaw-dropping photos on one of several western Oregon trails, she might be cranking out a set of road intervals in her small town in the coast range.

Jennifer Fisher

Road Runner
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Jennifer Fisher has been running since her mid-twenties and can’t imagine the sport not being part of her life.

Rachael Bazzett

Trail Runner
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For me, running is much more than just a sport or competition. It is a way to escape the chatter, discover and push my own limits, and explore some of the beautiful natural places that are hidden at the end of many miles of trail.

Mick Jurynec

Ultra Runner

I love spending my time in the mountains – especially finding the hardest routes and linking up peaks in the Wasatch Range.

Brandon Wood

Road & Trail
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3 years ago, I weighed nearly 300 pounds, and running was pretty much the furthest thing from my mind.

Liz Thomas

Thru Hiker
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Liz Thomas is a well-traveled adventure athlete most known for breaking the women’s unsupported speed record on the Appalachian Trail in 2011

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Kathy Ann Vaughan

Adventure Runner & Thru-Hiker

I spend as much time as I can engaged in the endurance sports of running, hiking and cross country skiing on the diverse terrain of the beautiful state of Washington. My specialty is running ultra distance, unsupported trail runs in mountainous terrain. My biggest achievement to date has been setting the inaugural women's Fastest Known Time on the 800 mile Arizona Trail in May of 2014.

Zac Marion

Brandon Williams

Trail Runner

I have always been engaged in the outdoors for as long as I can remember. Camping, hiking and skiing as a kid it grew into a burning passion and longing to be in wild remote places.

Nele Schulze

Obstacle Runner
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I became addicted to OCRs and I loved to run, and as time went on I became more interested and more knowledgeable in keeping myself fit.

Lindsay Mayfield

Trail Runner

In love with the scenic trails in the Marin Headlands and mountainous streets throughout SF.

Gabe Grayum

Outdoor Adventurer & Photographer

Gabe spends as many days as he can outside hiking, climbing, and skiing. Wilderness travel and multi-day hiking trips are his highest priority

Susan Speidel

Trail Gal
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I did my first marathon in 2010 and have been moving towards longer distances and more challenging terrain ever since.

Meranda Steel

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I run Disney and beyond and blog about it at!

Sara Brunazzi

Ultra Marathoner
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I started running in 2008, ran my first ultra in 2009, and I just finished my 76th lifetime race.

Joshua Merrick

Du Worlds Italy

I can be found coach/advising athletes in multi-sport and run training, rehabbing student athletes and weekend warriors

John Andersen

Trail Runner/Running store owner

Our store's goal is to educate as many people as possible about the benefits of going to a zero drop shoe with a wide toe box - the way our feet were made to be!

Ryan Green

Road Runner/Outdoor Fitness
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My passion for running has taken me across the country and opened up new friendships and wonderful opportunities.

Ryan Eisberg

Road Runner
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Competitive athlete and outdoor enthusiast, Ryan is consistently pursuing new challenges in the outdoor arena.

Cory Reese

Ultra Runner
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I am a husband, father, Hostess addict, and runner. I ran my first marathon in 2009 and have continued racing ever since.

Kyle Hughes

Daniel Calderon

Ultra Runner

He loves to run long distances in the beautiful mountains and beaches of Costa Rica and in between he competes in ultra races and multi - stage races up to 146 miles

Emir Dedic

Road/Trail/Ultra Runner

When he is not chasing his 2 kids around or working, Emir spends his free running, blogging and trading running stories with his wife.

Francesco Perri

Richard Kresser

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Heather Shourds

Marathon & Triathlon
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I have always wanted to run! Since losing my weight in 2009 I love to run!

Susan Moote

Blue Lake

2015 is my 31st year of triathlons. Over the years I have completed hundreds of races including 8 Ironmans, XTerra’s and every other distance that exists.

Adam St. Pierre

Ultra Runner
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During graduate school for exercise physiology he took up running and quickly decided that roads were not for him

Kerri Koehn

Road Runner
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Kerri Koehn began running in her late twenties and after placing in her first race she was completely hooked. She has run 24 half marathons, 7 full marathons including last year’s Boston Marathon and many shorter distance road races.

Denny Krahe

Road Runner, Marathoner

For me, running has definitely been an acquired taste, but I am now an unabashed running fanatic!

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