Archive | July, 2014

Harvey Lewis 2014 Badwater 135 Winner – Run It Fast

Harvey Lewis Wins 2014 Badwater 135 Ultramarathon (Results)

Cincinnati native Harvey Lewis won the ‘World’s Toughest’ Badwater 135 mile ultramarathon on July 22, 2014 in Lone Pine, California. Lewis finished the challenging ‘new’ course in a time of 23:52:55.

It was Lewis’ 4th consecutive Badwater 135 finish and fastest to date.

Grant Maughan was the runner-up for the second year in a row with a time of 24:43:08. Third place went to last year’s winner Carlos Sa in 26:19:03.

Alyson Venti, of Miami, Florida, was the first female to finish with a time of 28:37:28. Second female was the legendary Pam Reed in 29:30:04 and third place female went to Australia’s Nikki Wynd in 29:44:33.

Badwater 135 Results

Full Results

Congrats to all of the starters and finishers of the 2014 Badwater 135.

[photo: Adventurecorps]

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Castleward Challenge Half Marathon Medal – 2014 – Run It Fast

Castleward Challenge Half Marathon Medal (2014)

Here is the finisher’s medal from the Castleward Challenge Half Marathon that took place on April 12, 2014 in Strangford, United Kingdom.

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[medal photo submitted by Mark Ramsey – follow him on Twitter @milkyboopourmarkyo]

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Pennyslvania Grand Canyon Marathon – 2014 – Run It Fast

Pennsylvania Grand Canyon Marathon Medal (2014)

Here is the finisher’s medal from the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon Marathon that took place on July 27, 2014 in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania.

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[medal photo submitted by John Kent Leighton – follow him on Twitter @MarathonJohnL]

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Griffith Park Trail Marathon Relay Baton – 2014 – Run It Fast

Griffith Park Trail Marathon Relay Finisher’s Baton (2014)

Here is the finisher’s baton from the Griffith Park Trail Marathon Relay that took place on July 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Each member of the relay received this beautiful finisher’s baton.

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[medal photo submitted by Monica H. – follow her on Twitter @mocaisaloca]

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Morgan Valley Marathon Medal – 2014 – Run It Fast

Morgan Valley Marathon Medal (2014)

Here is the finisher’s medal from the Morgan Valley Marathon that took place on July 26, 2014 in Morgan, Utah.

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[medal photo submitted by Alicia Eno – follow her on Twitter @karhu262girl]

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Loonies Midnight Marathon Medal – 2014 – Run It Fast

Loonies Midnight Marathon Medal (2014)

Here is the finisher’s medal for the Loonies Midnight Marathon that took place on July 19, 2014 in Livingston, Tennessee.

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[medal photo submitted by Marj Mitchell – follow her on Twitter @MarathonMarj

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Badwater 135 Ultramarathon Buckle TM – 2014 – Run It Fast

Badwater 135 ‘World’s Toughest’ Buckle (2014)

Here is the finisher’s buckle for the Badwater 135 ‘World’s Toughest’ Ultramarathon that took place on July 21-22, 2014 in Lone Pine, California.

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[medal photo submitted by Joshua Holmes – follow him on Twitter @bayou]

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Vol State 500K Standings After 168 Hours (Day 7)

Vol State 500K Standings After 168 Hours (Day 7)

The 2014 Last Annual Vol State 500K is underway. The race started in Dorena Landing, Missouri and will finish atop Sand Mountain in Georgia covering 314 miles along the way with 90% of those in the great state of Tennessee.

Greg Armstrong won the 2014 Last Annual Vol State 500K early this morning in a blazing 3 days 17 hours 50 minutes 52 seconds, the third fastest time ever. Read more about his win and race splits HERE.

Randy Ellis was the first to come in during the last 24 hour stretch and she rounded out the top 5 with a time of 5d 5h 34m 26s. Juli Aistar, a former ‘King of the Road’ had her time this year was her fastest finish in 5 days and 6 hours. A slew of a total of 12 more finishers reached ‘The Rock’ with several more on target to do the same today.

Top 10 Vol State 500K Standings After 168 Hours (in past 24 hours)

  1. Greg Armstrong – 314 miles (3 days 17 hours 50 min 52 sec)
  2. Johan Steene – 314 (4 days 2 hours 5 min 16 sec)
  3. Sue Scholl – 314 miles (4 days 12 hours 48 min 4 sec)
  4. Emilio Nunez – 314 miles (4d 23 hours 21 min 4 sec)
  5. Randy Ellis – 314 miles (5d 5h 34m 26s)
  6. Juli Aistars – 314 miles (5d 6h 16m 5s)
  7. Cyndi Graves – 314 miles (5d 10h 3m 1s)
  8. Jim Ball – 314 miles (5d 12h 45m 21s)
  9. John Sands – 314 miles (5d 15h 37m 6s)
  10. Elaine Stypula – 314 miles (5d 18h 37m 6s)
  11. Dale Holdaway – 314 miles (5d 21h 32m 54s)
  12. Eric Moening – 314 miles (5d 21h 32m 34s)
  13. Thomas Skinner – 314 miles (5d 22h 23m 29s)
  14. Brad Compton – 314 miles (5d 22h 56m 44s)
  15. Richard Westbrook – 314 miles (5d 23h 49m 59s)
  16. Frank Dahl – 314 miles (6d 0h 0m 54s)
  17. Sal Coll – 314 miles (6d 3h 43m 51s)
  18. Karen Jackson – 314 miles (6d 5h 2m 46s)
  19. Salt Shack – 314 miles (6d 5h 11m 36s)
  20. Jeff McGonnell – 314 miles (6d 11h 5m 27s)
  21. Tim Scott – 314 miles (6d 12h 30m 40s)
  22. Alex Morton – 314 miles (6d 12h 50m 9s)
  23. Marcia Rasmussen – 314 miles (6d 13h 13m 4s)
  24. Edward Masuoka – 314 miles (6d 18h 49m 32s)
  25. Steven Smith – 314 miles (6d 19h 12m 8s)
  26. Elizabeth Thompson – 314 miles (6d 19h 23m 4s)
  27. Johnny Adams – 314 miles (6d 19h 54m 7s)
  28. Joel Gat – 314 miles (6d 21h 50m 31s)
  29. Sherry Meador – 314 miles (7d 0h 32m 10s)
  30. Garry Price – 294 miles (42)
  31. Kathleen Wheeler – 288 miles (38)
  32. John Price – 288 miles (44)
  33. Frederick Davis III – 288 miles (45)
  34. Marjorie Pugh – 280 miles (47)
  35. Becky Lockard – 280 miles (45)
  36. Mike Samuelson – 275 miles (49)
  37. John Hanson – 272 miles (37)
  38. Karen Riddle – 272 miles (38)
  39. Don Winkley – 255 miles (28)
  40. Caleb Nolen – 248 miles (28)
  41. Paul Heckert – 236 miles (34)
  42. Wayne McComb -235 miles (29)
  43. Abi Meadows – 225 miles (23)
  44. Patrick McHenry – 218 miles (38)
  45. Kimberly McHenry – 218 miles (38)

Complete 2014 Vol State 500K List of Finishers
Full List of 2014 Vol State 500K Standings (Spreadsheet w/ Splits)

Best of luck to all runners at VS500 and especially our Run It Fast members running the race this year: David Wingard, Mike Samuelson, Diane Taylor, and Charlie Taylor.

  • Mike Samuelson – 275
  • Diane Taylor – 202-DNF
  • David Wingard – 43-DNF
  • Charlie Taylor – (relay 1st place/relay record: 2 days 18 hours 50 minutes 59 seconds)

Complete LAVS Standings

The casualty list is up to 20 names as 16 remain on the road and 30 have finished.

Congrats to Greg Armstrong on winning the 2014 Last Annual Vol State 500K and all of the starters and finishers!

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The Light At The End Of The Tunnel Marathon Medal – 2014 – Run It Fast

Light At The End Of The Tunnel Marathon Medal (2014)

Here is the finisher’s medal for the Light At The End Of The Tunnel Marathon that took place on July 13, 2014 in North Bend, Washington.

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[medal photo submitted by Terry Williams – follow Terry on Twitter @TerryMcWilliams]

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Vol State 500K Standings After 144 Hours (Day 6)

Vol State 500K Standings After 144 Hours (Day 6)

The 2014 Last Annual Vol State 500K is underway. The race started in Dorena Landing, Missouri and will finish atop Sand Mountain in Georgia covering 314 miles along the way with 90% of those in the great state of Tennessee.

Greg Armstrong won the 2014 Last Annual Vol State 500K early this morning in a blazing 3 days 17 hours 50 minutes 52 seconds, the third fastest time ever. Read more about his win and race splits HERE.

Randy Ellis was the first to come in during the last 24 hour stretch and she rounded out the top 5 with a time of 5d 5h 34m 26s. Juli Aistar, a former ‘King of the Road’ had her time this year was her fastest finish in 5 days and 6 hours. A slew of a total of 12 more finishers reached ‘The Rock’ with several more on target to do the same today.

Top 10 Vol State 500K Standings After 144 Hours (in past 24 hours)

  1. Greg Armstrong – 314 miles (3 days 17 hours 50 min 52 sec)
  2. Johan Steene – 314 (4 days 2 hours 5 min 16 sec)
  3. Sue Scholl – 314 miles (4 days 12 hours 48 min 4 sec)
  4. Emilio Nunez – 314 miles (4d 23 hours 21 min 4 sec)
  5. Randy Ellis – 314 miles (5d 5h 34m 26s)
  6. Juli Aistars – 314 miles (5d 6h 16m 5s)
  7. Cyndi Graves – 314 miles (5d 10h 3m 1s)
  8. Jim Ball – 314 miles (5d 12h 45m 21s)
  9. John Sands – 314 miles (5d 15h 37m 6s)
  10. Elaine Stypula – 314 miles (5d 18h 37m 6s)
  11. Dale Holdaway – 314 miles (5d 21h 32m 54s)
  12. Eric Moening – 314 miles (5d 21h 32m 34s)
  13. Thomas Skinner – 314 miles (5d 22h 23m 29s)
  14. Brad Compton – 314 miles (5d 22h 56m 44s)
  15. Richard Westbrook – 314 miles (5d 23h 49m 59s)
  16. Frank Dahl – 314 miles (6d 0h 0m 54s)
  17. Karen Jackson – 300 miles (50)
  18. Salt Shack – 300 miles (50)
  19. Sal Coll – 300 miles (50)
  20. Jeff McGonnell – 282 miles (48)
  21. Marcia Rasmussen – 280 miles (28)
  22. Alex Morton – 277 miles (51)
  23. Edward Masuoka – 272 miles (50)
  24. Tim Scott – 266 miles (50)
  25. Steven Smith – 258 miles (36)
  26. Elizabeth Thompson – 258 miles (42)
  27. Sherry Meador – 258 miles (42)
  28. Johnny Adams – 254 miles
  29. Joel Gat – 253 miles
  30. Garry Price – 252 miles
  31. Kathleen Wheeler – 250 miles
  32. John Price – 244 miles
  33. Frederick Davis III – 243 miles
  34. John Hanson – 235 miles
  35. Becky Lockard – 235 miles
  36. Karen Riddle – 234 miles
  37. Marjorie Pugh – 233 miles
  38. Don Winkley – 227 miles
  39. Mike Samuelson – 226 miles
  40. Caleb Nolen – 220 miles
  41. Wayne McComb -206 miles
  42. Abi Meadows – 202 miles
  43. Paul Heckert – 202 miles
  44. John Rasmussen – 187 miles
  45. Patrick McHenry – 180 miles
  46. Kimberly McHenry – 180 miles
  47. Diane Taylor – 180 miles

Complete 2014 Vol State 500K List of Finishers
Full List of 2014 Vol State 500K Standings (Spreadsheet w/ Splits)

Best of luck to all runners at VS500 and especially our Run It Fast members running the race this year: David Wingard, Mike Samuelson, Diane Taylor, and Charlie Taylor.

  • Mike Samuelson – 226
  • Diane Taylor – 180
  • David Wingard – 43-DNF
  • Charlie Taylor – (relay 1st place/relay record: 2 days 18 hours 50 minutes 59 seconds)

Complete LAVS Standings

The casualty list is up to 17 names as 32 remain on the road and 16 have finished.

Congrats to Greg Armstrong on winning the 2014 Last Annual Vol State 500K and all of the starters and finishers!

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