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Timothy Olson Wins 2013 Western States 100

Timothy Olson Wins 2013 Western States 100 (Results)

Timothy Olson held off Rob Krar and Mike Morton to win the 2013 Western States 100 Mile Endurance Race on Saturday night in California.

Olson finished the historic 100, the Boston Marathon of 100’s, in 15:17:27.

It was a repeat win for Olson who won the race last year as well.

Rob Krar finished in second place in 15:22:05 and Mike Morton, who is the defending Badwater 135 champion, finished in third place in 15:45:21

The top overall female was Pam Smith who finished 9th overall with a time of 18:37:21. Roughly 44 minutes ahead of second place female finisher, Nikki Kimball in 19:21:43. Third place female went to Amy Sproston in 19:25:11

Western States Sub-20 Hour Finishers – 2013

  1. Timothy Olson – 15:17:27
  2. Rob Krar – 15:22:05
  3. Mike Morton – 15:45:21
  4. Ian Sharman – 16:20:25
  5. Dylan Bowman – 16:32:18
  6. Nick Clark – 16:56:23
  7. Jesse Haynes – 17:44:36
  8. Paul Terranova – 17:56:29
  9. Pam Smith – 18:37:21 (Female)
  10. Yassine Diboun – 18:44:02
  11. Karl Meltzer – 18:51:55
  12. Scott Wolfe – 18:55:51
  13. Brandon Stapanowich – 19:10:52
  14. Nikki Kimball – 19:21:43 (Female)
  15. Adrian Lazar Adler – 19:24:44
  16. Amy Sproston – 19:25:11 (Female)
  17. Andy Jones-Wilkins – 19:25:47
  18. Meghan Arbogast – 19:30:50 (Female)
  19. Brian Miller – 19:36:33
  20. Dan Barger – 19:43:28
  21. Erik Skaden – 19:49:15
  22. Rory Bosio – 19:52:09 (Female)

Congrats to all who ran and finished Western States. It’s an amazing and historic race that is tough to get into and just as tough to finish.

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Where RUN IT FAST Runners Are Running This Weekend (June 29-30, 2013)

Where RUN IT FAST Runners Are Running This Weekend (June 29-30, 2013)

 

Here is a look at where everyone is running this weekend. We had 12 responses this week. Good luck to everyone and Run It Fast!

To join Run It Fast – The Club then click HERE to read more details.

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RIF 159 Diane Bolton

May 2013 Extreme Racer Standings

RIF #159 Diane Bolton

Time for May Extreme Racer Standings! In the last 5 months, our RIF Club Members have raced 650 races, including 250 marathons, 14 100 Milers, 12 50 Milers, 38 50Ks, 90 Half Marathons, 109 5Ks, 32 10Ks, and 105 races of non-traditional distances. That’s 12,859.52 miles raced so far this year! 71 RIF Club members have submitted points and/or monthly miles so far for 2013 (only points count in the standings so only 69 Club members are listed below).

We have new club members in the Top 3 Overall, Men, and Women and in the Top 10! AND…there are more women than men in the Top 10 this month! Woo!

The race between 1st and 2nd looks to be getting a little closer but RIF #159 Diane Bolton is still in the lead with 809.9 points, followed by RIF #190 John Kent Leighton in 2nd 741.7 points and RIF #279 George Southgate is now 3rd with 598.7 points.

On the Women’s Leaderboard, Diane is in 1st, followed by 2 new club members to the top 3. RIF #287 Carol Earles is in 2nd with 466.4 points and RIF #231 Christy Scott is in 3rd with 432.6 points. On the Men’s Leaderboard, John is in 1st followed by George in 2nd and RIF #1 Joshua Holmes in 3rd with 584.1 points.

Here are the full standings through May:

Top Ten Overall
1.   Diane Bolton – 809.9  (RIF #159)
2.   John Kent Leighton – 741.7  (RIF #190)
3.   George Southgate – 598.7  (RIF #279)
4.   Joshua Holmes – 584.1  (RIF #1)
5.   Carol Earles – 466.4  (RIF #287)
6.   Christy Scott – 432.6  (RIF #231)
7.   Elaine Bickel Green – 424  (RIF #217)
8.   Rob Distante – 409.13  (RIF #259)
9.   Katrina Mumaw – 399.5  (RIF #268)
10.   Carol Goslin – 397.8  (RIF #218)

Women’s Leaderboard
1.   Diane Bolton – 809.9  (RIF #159)
2.   Carol Earles – 466.4  (RIF #287)
3.   Christy Scott – 432.6  (RIF #231)
4.   Elaine Bickel Green – 424  (RIF #217)
5.   Katrina Mumaw – 399.5  (RIF #268)
6.   Carol Goslin – 397.8  (RIF #218)
7.   Kerri Haskins – 359.7  (RIF #261)
8.   Heather Zeigler – 296.1  (RIF #246)
9.   Heather Shoemaker – 261.8  (RIF #44)
10.   Suzanne Spiceland – 259.7  (RIF #280)
11.   Laura Raeder – 258.9  (RIF #20)
12.   Sandy Staggs – 243  (RIF #220)
13.   Lisa Gonzales – 216.56  (RIF #5)
14.   Alicia Eno – 149.6  (RIF #126)
15.   Robin Mancinelli – 142.3  (RIF #134)
16.   Shannon Burke – 136.8  (RIF #171)
17.   Amanda Staggs – 121  (RIF #210)
18.   Michelle Mitchell – 112.4  (RIF #133)
19.   Melanie Kayal – 108.9  (RIF #202)
20.   Jennifer Wood – 91.7  (RIF #243)
21.   Christy Bowers – 91.5  (RIF #60)
22.   Marj Mitchell – 85  (RIF #4)
23.   Jennifer Whitley – 82  (RIF #160)
24.   Michelle Lenahan – 76.58  (RIF #283)
25.   Beth Hosick – 76.2  (RIF #219)
26.   Donna Pittman – 62.8  (RIF #181)
27.   Leigh Marsh – 61.7  (RIF #192)
28.   Jill Hassen – 57.2  (RIF #242)
29.   Natalie Torres – 55.5  (RIF #72)
30.   Marlene Deem – 52.4  (RIF #189)
31.   Martine Kincade – 26.2  (RIF #260)

Men’s Leaderboard
1.   John Kent Leighton – 741.7  (RIF #190)
2.   George Southgate – 598.7  (RIF #279)
3.   Joshua Holmes – 584.1  (RIF #1)
4.   Rob Distante – 409.13  (RIF #259)
5.   Hideki Kinoshita – 396.2  (RIF #88)
6.   Danny Staggs – 348.9  (RIF #186)
7.   Jeff Le – 293.96  (RIF #248)
8.   Denis McCarthy – 271.3  (RIF #263)
9.   Nicholas Norfolk – 225.8  (RIF #116)
10.   Billy Cannon – 208.9  (RIF #169)
11.   Mark Watson – 194  (RIF #173)
12.   Houston Wolf – 182.2  (RIF #254)
13.   Jeff Liu – 178.6  (RIF #275)
14.   Anthony Ohrey – 167  (RIF #27)
15.   Nathan Bass – 145.4  (RIF #174)
16.   Kevin Brandon – 116.3  (RIF #214)
17.   Dennis Arriaga – 109.6  (RIF #140)
18.   Nikiah Nudell – 94.8  (RIF #234)
19.   Rodrigo Jiménez – 93.56  (RIF #203)
20.   Charles Carmen – 89.63  (RIF #255)
21.   Steven Reagan – 88.2  (RIF #157)
22.   Josh Liggett – 85.7  (RIF #147)
23.   James Krenis – 84.8  (RIF #67)
24.   Rick Thiounn – 79.5  (RIF #111)
25.   Kevin Ronayne – 72.9  (RIF #11)
26.   Mark Ogletree – 70.3  (RIF #247)
27.   David Wingard – 65.5  (RIF #101)
28.   Stephen Griffin – 60.3  (RIF #48)
29.   Robin Robbins – 58.3  (RIF #33)
30.   Neil Dryland – 57.2  (RIF #252)
31.   Jason Scott – 55.5  (RIF #265)
32.   Naresh Kumar – 50  (RIF #2)
33.   Bill Baker – 39.3  (RIF #196)
34.   Stewart Crouch – 29.3  (RIF #89)
35.   Brian Wooldridge – 26.2  (RIF #141)
36.   Chris Haynes – 26.2  (RIF #223)
37.   Daniel Escue – 22.4  (RIF #187)
38.   Austin Coates – 22.4  (RIF #241)

I know June was a HUGE month for Run It Fast Club members and can’t wait to see what happens. Will there be a big mix-up in the standings? Who will emerge next month? Check back next month to find out!

Oh, we also did a random drawing to pick one RIF Club member who submitted points for May and this month’s winner is RIF #181 Donna Pittman We will be sending her a Gone For A Run sign. Don’t forget to submit your points/monthly miles next month for a chance to win!

Details on joining Run It Fast – The Club

[Extreme Racer points are rewarded per each racing mile completed. Example: marathon = 26.2 points, half marathon 13.1 points, etc.]

[photo from Lisa Gonzales]

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RnR Seattle Half Marathon Medal 2013

Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Half Marathon Medal (2013)

This is the finisher’s medal for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Half Marathon that was held on June 22, 2013 in Seattle, Washington.

Also shown in the photo is the Pacific Peaks heavy medal that Wild West Runner received for running both the Portland and Seattle Rock ‘n’ Rolls in the same year. All 3 medals are very cool!

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[Medal submitted by Wild West Runner. Follow on on Twitter @WildWestRunning]

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Jackal Trail Marthon Medal 2013

Jackal Trail Marathon Medal (2013)

 
This is the finisher’s medal for the Jackal Trail Marathon that was held on June 22, 2013 in Jackson Tennessee.

This was part of a 4 race series:
The Jackal Trail Marathon
The Backass Jackal Marathon
The Asphalt Jackal Marathon
The Dragonfly Jackal Marathon

Runners could run 1 or all 4 of the marathons…and some did! They earned a pretty cool, fierce medal for their efforts!

You can check out more about these races (including results and photos) on The Jackal Marathons Facebook page.

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[Medal submitted by RIF #12 Kevin Leathers. Follow on Twitter @kevinleathers]

 

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Torbay Half Marathon Medal 2013

Torbay Half Marathon Medal (2013)

This is the finisher’s medal for the Torbay Half Marathon that was held on June 23, 2013 in Devon, United Kingdom.

Great design!

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[Medal submitted by Runners Knees. Follow on Twitter @runnersknees]

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San Francisco Half Marathon Medal 2013

San Francisco Marathon & Half Marathon Medal (2013)

This is the finisher’s medal (top picture) for the San Francisco Marathon and Half Marathon that was held on June 16, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

Congratulations to RIF #140 Dennis who ran the 2nd Half this year and completed the Half It All Challenge (bottom pics)!

If you run the San Francisco Half Marathon, you can choose to run either the 1st Half or the 2nd Half of the marathon course. If you run each half in 2 consecutive years, then you complete the Half It All Challenge and get an additional medal. Pretty cool!

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[medal submitted by RIF #140 Dennis Arriaga - follow him on Twitter @dennarr]

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Topeka Tinman Medal 2013

Topeka Tinman Medal (2013)

This is the finisher’s medal for the Topeka Tinman that was held on June 15, 2013 in Topeka, Kansas.

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[Medal photo submitted by RaqLangley. Follow on Twitter @RaquelLangley1]

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Vancouver Marathon Medal 2013

Vancouver USA Marathon Medal (2013)

This is the medal the finishers of the Vancouver USA Marathon received on June 16, 2013 in Vancouver, Washington.

Congratulations to RIF #70 Chuck “MarathonJunkie” Engle who was 2nd Masters Overall in the marathon!

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[Medal photo submitted by RIF #70 Chuck “MarathonJunkie” Engle. Follow on Twitter @MarathonJunkie]

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Millarville Run Half Marathon Medal 2013

Millarville Half Marathon Medal (2013)

This is the finisher’s medal for the Millarville “Run to the Farmer’s Market” Half Marathon that was held on June 15, 2013 in Millarville, Alberta, Canada.

Congratulations to RIF #274 Brennan for completing his first half marathon there!

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[Medal photo submitted by RIF #274 Brennan Thompson. Follow on Twitter @bthompson_91]

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