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Interview with David Laney, 2015 UltraRunner of the Year

There used to be a perception that running 100 miles would ruin your body and you would not be able to run fast again, so people went to ultras after a road career. I think young people are also realizing that the ultra/trail community is something special and they really enjoy being a part of it.

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Interview with Magdalena Boulet, 2015 UltraRunner of the Year

Easily the most memorable moment was crossing the finish line at Western States. It was my first hundred miler, and probably the biggest victory of my entire running career.

2015 UltraRunners of the Year

David Laney David Laney  is the men’s Ultra Runner of the Year for 2015. Laney won both the Chuckanut 50K and the Bandera 100K, and finished third at UTMB – the highest place ever for an American man at Europe’s top ultra. He rounded out a highly varied year of racing with a top-10 finish

January 2016

UltraRunning Jan/Feb 2016

ON THE COVER: Men’s Ultrarunner of the Year David Laney of Ashland, Oregon, cruising to a win at the Chuckanut 50k in March. Photo: Glenn Tachiyama features The Year in Review by Tropical John Medinger Interviews with the 2015 Ultrarunners of the Year Performances of the Year 2015 Stats Roundup features UltraRunning Race Series Standings

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Boulet and Laney named 2015 UltraRunners of the Year

David Laney is the men’s Ultra Runner of the Year for 2015. Laney won both the Chuckanut 50K and the Bandera 100K, and finished third at UTMB – the highest place ever for an American man at Europe’s top ultra. He rounded out a highly varied year of racing with a top-10 finish at Western States and strong placing at the IAU World Trail Championships in France.

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Sharman and Herron named #2 2015 UltraRunners of the Year

Ian Sharman of Bend, Oregon is the number two ranked runner for 2015. Sharman won the Rocky Raccoon and Leadville Trail 100s – each for the second time – and notched his sixth straight top 10 finish at Western States. Trained as an economist, the British ex-pat now owns a coaching business and directs the U.S. Skyrunning series.