Notable Runners

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 10.

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 year-2005.

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 athlete.

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 states.

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 the states.

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 100 countries.

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 replacement.

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 159 weeks).



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