Indoor 50K New Record Holder Michael Wardian, photo: Hagerstown Herald-Mail

Mike Wardian Sets 50k Track Record

As if he had not raced enough in 2014, Michael Wardian followed up his early December California double– a super fast 7:06 at the muddy North Face San Francisco 50 Miler followed by a sizzling 2:36 at the California International Marathon the next day in Sacramento– with the Hawk Indoor Ultramarathon 50k on New Year’s

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Ellie Greenwood and Rob Krar Named 2014 UltraRunners of the Year

Ellie Greenwood Ellie Greenwood is the female Ultra Runner of the Year. It’s the third time she has won the award in the past four years. After missing most of 2013 with injuries, she rebounded in the spring with a win at the Chuckanut 50K and followed that with a thrilling come-from-behind win at the

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King and Bosio named #2 2014 UltraRunners of the Year

Max King Max King checks in at number 2 in our Ultra Runner of the Year balloting. King won the World 100K Championships in Qatar in November, setting a new American Record of 6:27:43, and leading the US men’s team to a gold medal. He also set course records in winning the venerable Ice Age

Stephanie Howe photo by Matt Trappe

Howe and Canaday named #3 2014 UltraRunners of the Year

Stephanie Howe Western States champion Stephanie Howe checks in at number three. 2014 was a banner year for the Bend, Oregon runner as she won Western States, completed her PhD in Exercise Physiology, and got married – all within a span of four months! 2014 Race Results Race Time  Overall Place Female Place Mesquite Canyon

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Bowman and Lickteig named #4 2014 UltraRunners of the Year

Dylan Bowman Dylan Bowman is the fourth ranked runner for 2014. Bowman started the year off with a win at the Sean O’Brien 50 and finished a strong third at Western States. The Mill Valley, California based athlete is sales director for Hypoxico Altitude Training and set an unofficial record with 100 summits of Mount

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Boulet and Fejes named #5 2014 UltraRunners of the Year

Magdalena Boulet The number five woman for 2014 is Magdalena Boulet. A 2008 Olympic marathoner, Boulet made her ultra debut in December 2013 and ramped it up this year with wins at four races in five starts, including the hyper-competitive North Face Challenge Championship. Boulet, who has a masters degree in exercise physiology, works as