John Bozung was first North American and first in club
to do all 7 Continents (9 countries) in one year in 1997/ 9th in the world -all time / and
one of first in the club all time.
Robert Douglas Britain is the
first club member to complete a marathon in all 50 States with a time under 4:00 hours as
a Clydesdale, (a person weighing 200+ lbs.).
Chuck Engle completed 200 sub 3 hour marathons when he won the New Hampshire Marathon on
10/2/10. He completed all 50 states with an average time of 2:38 and he won 27 of
the marathons. After winning the Gobbler Grind Marathon on 11/20/11, Chuck has won a
marathon in all 50 states. On 3/17/12 at the Canyon Meadows Trail Marathon, he broke a
world record by winning his 145th marathon.
Virginia Farneman is the first woman to run a marathon on each continent-1999.
Bob Fletcher ran 50 marathons in 50
weeks at age 50 in 1982-1983.
Brenton Floyd completed his 118th marathon on 7/7/01 at age 16 years 3 months
to become the youngest finisher of all 50 states. He ran his first marathon at age
Wally Herman is the first person to run a marathon in all 50 states-1983. Has completed
marathons in 99 different countries.
Virginia Farneman is the first woman to run
a marathon on each continent-1999.
Craig Holcomb is the fifth person to run marathons in all 50 states within one calendar
Yolanda Holder set a Guinness World Record for running 101 marathons in 2010. She has the
female record for the most marathons in a year. She set another record in 2010 for
completing 106 marathons.
Allan Holtz at age 58 won the 50 and over
age group at the McNaughton 150 mile run on 4/11/2008, being the only person out of 8
starters over the age of 50 to go past 110 miles. Then at the Arkansas Traveller 100 mile
run on 10/4/2008 became one of only 6 people this year to complete the Grand Slam of
Ultrarunning (finishing the Vermont 100, Leadville 100, Wasatch Front 100 and Arkansas
Traveller 100) in the same year.
Don Kern is the first person to run
all seven continents twice in one year. Between November 6 and December 1, 2011 he
broke the world record for running all seven continents in 25 days, 18 hours and 10
minute. He's run all seven continents 4 times.
Holly Koester is the first person to complete marathons in all 50 states as a wheelchair
Gary Krugger completed 50 states with a sub-three time for all 50 states.
Don Lang was the first to complete all 50
states and D.C. three times with each event in a different place.
Tony Lopetrone and Nancy Broadbridge are the first husband and wife team to run marathons in all 50
states and D.C. within one calendar year-1997. Most notably, they are the first people to run
marathons entirely within the boundaries of each of the 50 states in one year-1997.
Larry Macon set a Guinness World
Record for running 105 marathons in 2008 and another record in 2010 for completing 106
marathons in one year. He is also the fourth person to run marathons in all 50
states within one calendar year-2005, and completed all 50 states in one year again in 2006,
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011.
Don McNelly holds the North American record for the most marathons completed after reaching
age 70: 323 and 69 since age 80.
Sharon Mordorski is the first woman to have completed all 50 states and is the first
person to complete them a second time.
Paul Morgan and John Lent have completed a marathon and climbed the highest point in each
of the states.
Beverly Paquin completed the 50 states on 10/17/10 at the Mount Desert
Island Marathon at age 22 years 10 months to become the youngest female finisher of all 50
Jerry Rief completed all 50 states and DC with an average time of 2:49 running all
under 3:00. He completed all 51 marathons under 3:00 in 53 attempts. He ran at
most 3 marathons a year and finished on his 50th birthday on 1/18/15 at the Houston
Marathon. He won first place in MT, ID, KS and ND.
Edwin Roth from Cologne, Germany was the
first European to complete the states.
Monika Roth from Cologne, Germany was the first European woman to complete
Ray Scharenbrock has completed all 50 states and D.C. ten times.
Dan Shuff has won a first group age award in all 50 states.
Jim Simpson was the first American to
complete 1,000 marathons on 1/1/13.
Toby Skinner completed all 50 states
and D.C. with an average time of 2:43 (a worst of 2:57 and a best of 2:27). He won
first place overall in AR, DE, MS, MT, OK and WY.
Jim Sullivan has completed an ultra
marathon in each of the 50 states 7/31/04.
Ginny Turner is a Guinness World Record
holder for the shortest overall time to complete a marathon on each of the seven
continents and the North Pole by a woman in 324 days from 4/8/06 to 2/26/07. She
previously held the record for the shortest time to complete a marathon on each of the
seven continents-113 days.
John Wallace has run 317 marathons in
Brent Weigner set a world record by running an ultra marathon on each of the
continents in 267 days and is the first and only runner to do so-1999. He is
the only person in the world who has completed an ultra marathon at the geographic North
Pole and geographic South Pole. He has also set a record of completing the seven
continents seven times when he completed the Antarctica Ice 100K on 12/1/11.
Rex Wilson, Don Lang, Edson Sanches and Nita Kay LeMay are the only North American runners known to have run
marathons in all 8 states and territories of Australia.
Bill Whipp has completed 118 marathons and ultras after his knee
Rick Worley was the first to run
marathons in all 50 states & D.C. within one calendar year-1997. Currently he
holds the world record for running marathons on consecutive weeks (200 marathons in