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Day 4: Run It Fast’s Race Across the USA – Whip It

Run It Fast’s Race Across the USA was dominated on Day 4, once again, by Rev Run. At this point, they could take tomorrow off and still likely be in first place to start the following day.

Two super strong individual performances today. The first by Rev’s Lisa Devona. Some how she has increased her mileage each of the first four days of the race 33.03, 35.04, 38.21, and 42.85 today. he other was by GOR’s Chris Clemens who led all runners today with 45.05 miles.

The Top 6 Teams on Day 4

  1. Rev Run – 197.18
  2. Grapes of Rath – 162.93
  3. Tuck n’ Stroll – 153.27
  4. Alfa’s Omegas – 148.16
  5. Trip 2 My Lou – 146.48
  6. Crowe Bars – 143.85

Link to the Google Map showing where each team is on it’s Race Across the USA

Race Across the USA Overall Standings (daily total)

  1. Rev Run – 754.37 miles (197.18)
  2. Mojo Rising – 593.06 miles (133.09)
  3. The Metcalvary – 546.65 miles (106.41)
  4. Grapes of Rath – 536.73 (162.93) +2
  5. Trip 2 My Lou – 535.46 miles (146.48) -1
  6. Crowe Bars – 531.54 miles (143.85) -1
  7. Tuck ‘n Stroll – 505.04 miles (153.27) +1
  8. Alfa’s Omegas – 480.36 miles (148.16) +2
  9. Kicking Glass – 453.63 miles (85.22) -2
  10. Peers One – 443.77 miles (125.67) +1
  11. The Beetroots – 438.63 miles (92.62) -2
  12. Eli’s PR Ice – 410.00 miles (96.13)

New York City to Santa Monica Pier Distance: 2,907.00 Miles

Lisa Devona is the Race Across the USA Peak Performer of the day with a smooth 42.85 miles for Rev Run. Lisa leads the entire race with 149.13 miles.

Top 10 Miles of the Day

  1. Chris Clemens (GOR) – 45.05
  2. Lisa Devona (REV) – 42.85
  3. Ximena Kriete (TNS) – 35.03
  4. Shane Tucker (TNS) – 33.70
  5. Thomas Fowler (ONE) – 33.13
  6. Ed Ettinghausen (REV) – 32.67
  7. Laura Eriks (LOU) – 32.59
  8. Steve Troxel (CB) – 31.20
  9. Tom Orr (GOR) – 28.16
  10. Marylou Corino (LOU) – 27.50

The Day’s Quick Team-by-Team Recaps

REV RUN- Day 4: 197.18 Miles (1st) – 1st overall

An epic powerhouse. It’s repetitive, but this team is clicking on all cylinders. To even make the top performers of the day for Rev you have to run a marathon distance. They’ve been perfect so far. They entered team captain David Pharr’s home state of Tennessee today, but they won’t be there long.

RR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Lisa Devona – 42.85 miles
  2. Ed Ettinghausen – 32.67 miles
  3. David Pharr – 26.97 miles

MOJO RISING- Day 4: 133.09 Miles (7th) – 2nd overall

A middle of the pack day for Mojo, but they held onto second place overall. Ultrarunner in the making Audrey Davis continues to put down more and more miles. Today she landed on 24.20.

MR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Audrey Davis – 24.20 miles
  2. Lindsay Phenix – 21.34 miles
  3. Joshua Holmes – 15.72 miles

THE METCALVARY – Day 4: 106.41 Miles (9th) – 3rd overall

Elissa Higgins and her 20.76 miles were the bright spot for The Mets on a otherwise bleak day that saw them barely cross over 100 miles. They finished 9th for the day. They still remain in third place overall.

MET’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Elissa Higgins – 20.76 miles
  2. Jen Metcalf – 18.02 miles
  3. Randy Broadway – 15.64 miles

GRAPES OF RATH – Day 4: 162.93 Miles (2nd) – 4th overall

A statement day made by The Grapes and powered by Chris Clemens’ mammoth 45.05 miles. GOR finished second on the day and jumped two spots overall to 4th place.

GOR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Chris Clemens – 45.05 miles
  2. Tom Orr – 28.16 miles
  3. Lisamarie Griffin- 22.73 miles

TRIP 2 MY LOU – Day 4: 146.48 Miles (5th) – 5th overall

Breakout star Laura Eriks led The Lou’s on day four with 32.59 miles providing a great boost to team captain Marylou Corino’s 27.50 miles.

LOU’S Top Performers of the Day

  1. Laura Eriks – 32.59 miles
  2. Marylou Corino – 27.50 miles
  3. Jeremy Kluttz – 16.30 miles

CROWE BARS – Day 4: 143.85 Miles (6th) – 6th overall

Steve ‘Professor Fartlek’ Troxel laid down the perfect run/walk combo once again today to land on 31 miles. The Bars were solid on the day, and they are in a great spot heading into the weekend windup.

CB’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Steve Troxel – 31.20 miles
  2. Cathy Downes – 16.07 miles
  3. Amy Hazlewood – 16.03 miles

TUCK N’ STROLL – Day 4: 153.27 Miles (3rd) – 7th overall

There are not enough adjectives to describe how strong Ximena Kriete has been every day of the race so far. Today she put down 35.03 miles and inspired team captain Shane Tucker to nearly match with 33.70 miles.

TNS’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Ximena Kriete – 35.03 miles
  2. Shane Tucker – 33.70 miles
  3. Rene Fosdal-Griffin – 17.34 miles

ALFA’S OMEGAS – Day 4: 148.16 Miles (4th) – 8th overall

David Essary broke 20 miles for the first time in the race with 20.22 miles. His strong miles helped boost the team to a 4th place finish on the day that now has them in 8th place overall.

AO’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. David Essary – 20.22 miles
  2. Alfa Severino – 16.41 miles
  3. Kelly Paul – 16.40 miles

KICKING GLASS – Day 4: 85.22 Miles (12th) – 9th overall

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KG’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Barry Reece – 15.72 miles
  2. Tiffani Glass – 13.56 miles
  3. Yvette Campos – 12.29 miles

PEERS ONE- Day 4: 125.67 Miles (8th) – 10th overall

Thomas ‘the Night Train’ Fowler no doubt cuts his pizza’s in thirds. 33.13 miles on the road again today for Thomas. A great bounce back day for Peers One.

PR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Thomas Fowler – 33.13 miles
  2. Rich Peers – 18.84 miles
  3. Karla Kent – 16.03 miles

THE BEETROOTS – Day 4: 92.62 Miles (11th) – 11th overall

BR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Leslie Studtmann – 20.04 miles
  2. Michael Racine – 14.89 miles
  3. Stewart Crouch – 12.56 miles

ELI’S P.R. ICE – Day 4: 96.13 Miles (10th) – 12th overall

A 10th place day for Eli’s which is a better day than they thought they had. Francesca Muccini led the way with 17.18 miles. Melissa Price and Ed Barnette worked hard to hit double-digits today.

ELI’S Top Performers of the Day

  1. Francesca Muccini – 17.18 miles
  2. Melissa Price – 15.41 miles
  3. Ed Barnette – 12.24 miles

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Run It Fast’s Race Across the USA Top 30 Solo Totals (thru Day 3)

Run It Fast’s Race Across the USA Top 30 Solo Totals (thru Day 3)

Here is a quick look at the Top 30 Individual Miles after the first 3 days of Run It Fast’s Race Across the USA.

Days 1-3 Name Team Miles
1 Kit Brazier (MR) 106.35
2 Lisa Devona (REV) 106.28
3 Thomas Fowler (ONE) 96.05
4 Marylou Cara (LOU) 95.88
5 Steve Troxel (CB) 93.12
6 Lisa Van Wolde (KG) 91.19
7 Ximena Kriete (TNS) 87.29
8 Chris Clemens (GOR) 83.30
9 Andrew Glaze (MET) 73.78
10 Laura Eriks (LOU) 73.42
11 Francesca Muccini (ELI) 72.29
12 Tom Orr (GOR) 64.10
13 Randy Broadway (MET) 64.00
14 David Pharr (REV) 63.20
15 Tiffani Glass (KG) 61.19
16 Lindsay Phenix (MR) 60.55
17 Alfa Severiono (AO) 59.43
18 Ed Ettinghausen (REV) 56.75
19 Seth Crowe (CB) 56.69
20 Jeremy Reed (REV) 55.96
21 Jen Metcalf (MET) 55.71
22 Steve Snyder (REV) 55.51
23 Carrie O’Bryan (BR) 54.55
24 Marjorie Mitchell (CB) 54.44
25 Emily Ryan (REV) 54.30
26 JR Reynolds (MR) 53.17
27 Amy Costa (BR) 53.04
28 Joshua Holmes (MR) 51.92
29 Kimberly Atkins (GOR) 51.57
30 Audrey Davis (MR) 50.84

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Dip Dogs

Day 3: Run It Fast’s Race Across the USA – The Story of Lazarus Beetroots

The Beetroots went from worst to first on Day 3 of Run It Fast’s Race Across the USA. The team flipped the table with a race leading 176.51 miles for Wednesday after an abysmal, last place total of 67.55 the day before. The big day helped them jump from 12th place to 9th overall.

The top 3 teams remain in tact, but the nine below them have been reshuffled. The overall race miles for the league increased for the third consecutive day.

The Top 5 Teams on Day 3

  1. The Beetroots – 176.51
  2. Rev Run – 175.53
  3. The Metcalvary – 167.40
  4. Mojo Rising – 164.08
  5. Trip 2 My Lou – 137.42

Link to the Google Map showing where each team is on it’s Race Across the USA

Race Across the USA Overall Standings (daily total)

  1. Rev Run – 557.19 miles (175.53)
  2. Mojo Rising – 459.97 miles (164.08)
  3. The Metcalvary – 440.24 miles (167.40)
  4. Trip 2 My Lou – 388.98 miles (137.42) +2
  5. Crowe Bars – 387.69 miles (121.96) -1
  6. Grapes of Rath – 373.80 miles (135.05) +1
  7. Kicking Glass – 368.41 miles (121.93) -2
  8. Tuck ‘n Stroll – 351.77 miles (135.22) +1
  9. The Beetroots – 346.01 miles (176.51) +3
  10. Alfa’s Omegas – 332.30 miles (111.21) -2
  11. Peers One – 318.10 miles (107.47)
  12. Eli’s PR Ice – 313.87 miles (112.89) -1

New York City to Santa Monica Pier Distance: 2,907.00 Miles

Marylou Corino is the Race Across the USA Peak Performer of the day with a smooth 40.00 miles for Trip 2 My Lou.

Top 10 Miles of the Day

  1. Marylou Corino (LOU) – 40.00
  2. Lisa Devona (REV) – 38.21
  3. Ximena Kriete (TNS) – 32.13
  4. Thomas Fowler (ONE) – 32.12
  5. JR Reynolds (MR) – 31.12
  6. Steve Troxel (CB) – 31.12
  7. Francesca Muccini (ELI) – 30.13
  8. Chris Clemens (GOR) – 30.04
  9. Carrie O’Bryan (BR) – 29.56
  10. Lisa Van Wolde (KG) – 25.20

The Day’s Quick Team-by-Team Recaps

REV RUN- Day 3: 175.53 Miles (2nd) – 1st overall

Another superb day from Rev Run and just a mile below The Beetroots explosion. Rev was able to pad it’s lead over all the other teams in the competition. They were led once again by the great Lisa Devona with 38.21 miles. Team Captain David Pharr (24.11 miles) and Ed ‘The Jester’ Ettinghausen (24.35) really solidified the Rev’s for a third consecutive day.

The team had dinner at the Dip Dog Stand (website) in Marion, Virginia where Captain Pharr was able to procure a discount of 75% off if they’d in return bread and fry their own corndogs, along with posing for a team photo with owners. The team was in good spirits after the fair-like food and stories from their successful day on the road. Pharr was vocal in the captain’s meeting telling the other teams to stop by Dip Dog as well and to tell owner Pam Hall he sent them. He also added to be sure to sign DD’s guest book.

RR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Lisa Devona – 38.21 miles
  2. Ed Ettinghausen – 24.35
  3. David Pharr – 24.11

MOJO RISING- Day 3: 164.08 Miles (4th) – 2nd overall

After Kit Brazier’s 60% drop-off in production today compared to yesterday, Mojo held a team meeting to try to decide her fate on the team moving forward.

Seriously, she delivered once again with 24.49 miles and has 106.35 miles over the first three days of the race, more than any other runner.

Mojo was led today by a strong performance from JR Reynolds with 31.12 miles. Former college cross-country star Audrey Davis had her biggest day of the race with 24.82 miles.

MR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. JR Reynolds – 31.12 miles
  2. Audrey Davis – 24.82 miles
  3. Kit Brazier – 24.49 miles

THE METCALVARY – Day 3: 167.40 Miles (3rd) – 3rd overall

The Met’s biggest strength so far seems to be it’s consistency and daily contributions from everyone on the team. They were led once again by Andy Glaze with 23.32 miles. Downtown Randy Broadway must have been wearing his UNC baby blue shorts, under his running shorts, as he recorded a smooth 23.00 miles. Erik Pascual doubled his mileage from yesterday with 22.21 miles.

The Mets are currently in Fincastle, Virginia getting a night of sleep at the Bethel Ridge Assisted Living Center where team captain Jen Metcalf had a connection from her work back home in the same industry. A security guard at the center did catch Randy Marks ‘sneaking’ chocolate milk out of the cafeteria refrigerator around 2am. (Jen’s connection isn’t that good, Randy).

MET’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Andrew Glaze – 23.32 miles
  2. Randy Broadway – 23.00 miles
  3. Erik Pascual – 22.21 miles

TRIP 2 MY LOU – Day 3: 137.42 Miles (5th) – 4th overall

The Lou’s were led by captain Marylou Corino 40.00 miles (~ 178 kilometers). She had everyone show up for work today, and it was huge as it moved the team all the way up to 4th place from 6th.

Mare had help from the 17-club consisting of Laura Eriks (17.36 miles) and Christy Brewer (17.12). Jeremy Kluttz just missed initiation with 16.01.

After Mare’s team never surfaced above last place in our initial voyage across the states, she’s not used to the phenomena of teams being in front and behind her…but that’s the novelty she is currently trying to adjust to. She’s almost like an owl with this current swiveling neck action she’s unlocked.

LOU’S Top Performers of the Day

  1. Marylou Corino – 40.00 miles
  2. Laura Eriks – 17.36 miles
  3. Christy Brewer – 17.12 miles

CROWE BARS – Day 3: 121.96 Miles (8th) – 5th overall

The Crowe Bars dropped from 4th to 5th place after recording the 8th most miles on the day. They had a couple mates not run, and that fact with the midsection of this race being tighter than Billy Blank’s abs it made the difference.

Steve Troxel, whom captain Seth Crowe winds up and the start of the day and let’s wander down the highway, knocked out another 31+ mile day. Crowe added 20.76 miles and was joined by South African native Marj Mitchell with 20.19 miles.

CB is on Lou’s heels. Matthew McConaughey’s younger brother has pissed over objects further away than Lou’s team van currently sits from the CB’s.

CB’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Steve Troxel – 31.12 miles
  2. Seth Crowe – 20.76 miles
  3. Marj Mitchell – 20.19 miles

GRAPES OF RATH – Day 3: 135.05 Miles (7th) – 6th overall

GOR lives by the four absolutes in life: Death, Taxes, Chris Clemens, and Tom Orr. Clemens did Clemens things with 30.04 miles. Orr made it look easy, as he has so many days over the past month with 21.26 miles. Lisamarie Griffin rounded out GOR’s top 3 with 19.04.

The Grapes are stationed at the Augusta Woods Manufactured Home Park. Now, I am just the balladeer, but how many people had Staunton, Virginia down in their pool for the most likely place in America for a trailer park to be so modernly and sensitively named a manufactured home park? It does make it a lot more difficult to call someone, “manufactured home park trash!”

GOR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Chris Clemens – 30.04 miles
  2. Tom Orr – 21.26 miles
  3. Lisamarie Griffin- 19.04 miles

KICKING GLASS – Day 3: 121.93 Miles (9th) – 7th overall

Yesterday would have been Malcolm X’s 95th birthday, but it was today that KG captain Tiffani Glass told David Pharr, “Enjoy your lead while it lasts because soon Chick-fil A chicken biscuits are going to be coming home to roost.”

Glass and Lisa Van Wolde combined for 50 miles, but the team as a whole had a down day as the miles simply weren’t there as a collective unit. Joan Lamayo-Buse added 15.07 miles.

KG’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Lisa Van Wolde – 25.20 miles
  2. Tiffani Glass – 24.83 miles
  3. Joan Lamayo-Buse – 15.07 miles

TUCK N’ STROLL – Day 3: 135.22 Miles (6th) – 8th overall

TNS was once again Dyna-Kriete as Ximena Kriete ran 32.13 miles (87.29 over the last 3 days). Rend Fosdal-Griffin added 18.33 and Donna Bullington was solid with 18.04 miles.

The team is currently at Funky’s Skate Center in Harrisonburg, Virginia. They moved up a spot in the overall standings.

TNS’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Ximena Kriete – 32.13 miles
  2. Rene Fosdal-Griffin – 18.33 miles
  3. Donna Bullington – 18.04 miles

THE BEETROOTS – Day 3: 176.51 Miles (1st) – 9th overall

The story of the day for sure belonged to The Beetroots as they bounced back from a horrific Day 2 to finish 1st place in miles for Day 3. They finished the day wit 176.51 miles. A total of 110 miles over yesterday’s output. They improved three spots in the overall standings.

Today they had several huge performances. The largest coming from Carrie O’Bryan with 29.56 miles. Badwater vet Amy Costa added 25.01 miles. Stewart ‘Lone Star’ Crouch added 25.00 as well.

Team captain Lance McDermott went over 20, too. Whatever he told his team after yesterday, he should bottle up and sell on QVC or TBN.

BR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Carrie O’Bryan – 29.56 miles
  2. Amy Costa – 25.01 miles
  3. Stewart Crouch – 25.00 miles

ALFA’S OMEGAS – Day 3: 111.21 Miles (11th) – 10th overall

The Alfa’s were a bit off today but still got 20.13 miles from captain Alfa Severino. Kelly Paul added 15.46 and Ryan Malecha donated a half marathon to the cause.

The team is currently in New Market, Virginia.

AO’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Alfa Severino – 20.13 miles
  2. Kelly Paul – 15.46 miles
  3. Ryan Malecha – 13.11 miles

PEERS ONE- Day 3: 107.47 Miles (12th) – 11th overall

PO was more boy than box today, but Thomas Fowler still showed up, Danzig blasting, as he ran 32.12 miles. It’s the third consecutive day of 30+ miles for Thomas.

Team captain Rich Peers accumulated 16.30 miles. Diane ‘Song of the South’ Taylor clocked in with 12.07 miles. Wayne McComb made his presence known with 11.57 miles.

PR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Thomas Fowler – 32.12 miles
  2. Rich Peers – 16.30 miles
  3. Diane Taylor – 12.07 miles

ELI’S P.R. ICE – Day 3: 112.89 Miles (10th) – 12th overall

The Virginia heat and P.R. Ice didn’t get along today. Francesca Muccini led the team with 30.13 miles. Melissa Price (15.00) and Ed Barnette (12.54) made solid contributions as well. The team fell to 12th place, but the race standings are very fluid and will be changing day-to-day.

The team is currently in Woodstock, Virginia.

ELI’S Top Performers of the Day

  1. Francesca Muccini – 30.13 miles
  2. Melissa Price – 15.00 miles
  3. Ed Barnette – 12.54 miles

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Day 2 RIF Race Across the USA Map

Day 2: Run It Fast’s Race Across the USA – Knight Rider Speeds Off

Day Two of Run It Fast’s Race Across the USA saw more of the same dominance from race leaders Rev Run. After Rev, the rest of the field leap-frogged, played dead opossum, and pushed each other to big days.

The Top 3 Teams on Day 2

  1. Rev Run – 208.83
  2. Mojo Rising – 167.07
  3. Crowe Bars – 145.13

Link to the Google Map showing where each team is on it’s Race Across the USA

Race Across the USA Overall Standings (daily total)

  1. Rev Run – 381.66 miles (208.83)
  2. Mojo Rising – 295.89 miles (167.07)
  3. The Metcalvary – 272.84 miles (141.92)
  4. Crowe Bars – 265.73 miles (145.13)
  5. Kicking Glass – 246.48 miles (119.79)
  6. Trip 2 My Lou – 244.56 miles (136.00)
  7. Grapes of Rath – 238.75 miles (117.40)
  8. Alfa’s Omegas – 220.99 miles (133.63)
  9. Tuck ‘n Stroll – 216.55 miles (114.99)
  10. Peers One – 210.63 miles (119.68)
  11. Eli’s PR Ice – 200.98 miles (113.29)
  12. The Beetroots – 169.50 miles (65.20)

New York City to Santa Monica Pier Distance: 2,907.00 Miles

Kit Brazier is the Race Across the USA Peak Performer of the day with a massive 62.85 mile day for Mojo Rising.

Top 10 Miles of the Day

  1. Kit Brazier (MR) – 62.85
  2. Lisa Devona (REV) – 35.04
  3. Thomas Fowler (ONE) – 32.42
  4. Ximena Kriete (TNS) – 31.13
  5. Steve Troxel (CB) – 31.00
  6. Lisa Van Wolde (KG) – 30.86
  7. Steve Snyder (REV) – 29.26
  8. Marylou Corino (LOU) – 28.57
  9. Chris Clemens (GOR) – 28.24
  10. Russ Metteer (LOU) – 28.01

The Day’s Quick Team-by-Team Recaps

REV RUN- Day 2: 208.83 Miles (1st) – 1st overall

Rev Run was heavy on the accelerator into Day 2 with a whooping 208.83 miles. A massive amount for a 11-person team. Rev had 9 of it’s 11 runners post double digits with 6 of them doing 20+ led by Lisa Devona with 35.04 miles. This team went hard at it all day, refusing their smoke breaks, and working the road like they were being paid double-time. Steve Snyder was huge with 29.26 and Jeremy Reed ran a RNR Marathon’s worth of miles with 24.65. Ironically and appropriately Rev Run is at the Top Dog Boutique in Staunton, Virginia looking at getting some embroidered gaitors and skirts for the team.

RR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Lisa Devona – 35.04 miles
  2. Steve Snyder – 29.26 miles
  3. Jeremy Reed – 24.65 miles

MOJO RISING- Day 2: 167.07 Miles (2nd) – 2nd overall

Mojo was rising in the standings on Day 2 as they leaped into the 2nd overall spot with a massive and historic day from Kit Brazier with her 62.85 miles. She came just a couple miles shy of placing 12th among our teams today (by herself). It was truly a performance that Michael Knight would be proud of. She has 81.86 miles over the first two days of the race.

Used in most episodes, a pair of rocket boosters mounted just behind the front tires that lifted the car, allowing KITT to jump into the air and pass over obstacles in the road. Also, occasionally, Turbo Boost was used to allow KITT to accelerate to incredible speeds in excess of 200 mph (322 km/h). The boosters could fire forward or backward.

Mr. Mojo Rising is positioned in Middleton, Virgina just outside of Nana’s Irish Pub. They also had 100% participation once again.

MR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Kit Brazier – 62.85 miles
  2. Lindsay Phenix – 20.14 miles
  3. Joshua Holmes – 15.30 miles

THE METCALVARY – Day 2: 141.92 Miles (4th) – 3rd overall

The Mets had the fourth most miles on the day and currently sit in 3rd place. Andy Glaze led the team once again with 26.02 miles. He currently leads the entire race for shirtless miles. Randy Broadway was super solid once again with 21.00. Metcalf had everyone participate as well with eight hitting double figures. The team is right on the West Virginia/Virginia border at Piggy’s Club in Bunker Hill.

MET’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Andrew Glaze – 26.02 miles
  2. Randy Broadway – 21.00 miles
  3. Jen Metcalf – 17.28 miles

CROWE BARS – Day 2: 145.13 Miles (3rd) – 4th overall

This team is just solid from top to bottom. Today had strong performances by everyone on the team. They were lead once again by Steve ’50K’ Troxel with 31.00 miles. He was buttressed by Seth Crowe (18.55) and Marj Mitchell (16.17). Double-digits also came from Amy Hazlewood, Troy HarpAdam Holloway, Cathy Downes, and Jimmy Girten.

CB’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Steve Troxel – 31.00 miles
  2. Seth Crowe – 18.55 miles
  3. Marj Mitchell – 16.17 miles

TRIP 2 MY LOU – Day 2: 136.00 Miles (5th) – 5th overall

Who would Marylou tag team with today to lead the Lou’s? The answer was Russ Metteer who laid down 28.01 miles to go with Mare’s 28.57 miles to help the team put down an impressive 136.00 miles on Day 2. And truth is always stranger than fiction, the team is pinned down for the night in Falling Waters, West Virginia. They are 14 miles behind the Crowe Bars.

LOU’S Top Performers of the Day

  1. Marylou Corino – 28.57 miles
  2. Russ Metteer – 28.01 miles
  3. Rachael Howard – 15.00 miles

KICKING GLASS – Day 2: 119.79 Miles (7th) – 6th overall

Less than five miles behind Skip 2 My Lou is Kicking Glass in 6th place overall. They were led with 30.86 miles from Lisa ‘Lives in a’ Van ‘in the’ Wolde (photo unavailable). The team called it a night early to take a side-trip to Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Williamsport, Maryland to cool off with water-slides and down chocolate covered tater tots.

KG’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Lisa Van Wolde – 30.86 miles
  2. Tiffani Glass – 15.28 miles
  3. Barry Reece – 12.11 miles

GRAPES OF RATH – Day 2: 117.40 Miles (9th) – 7th overall

A long day on the hot asphalt shriveled up the Grapes a bit today. They finished 9th on the day with 117.40 miles and currently sit in 7th overall. They were led by Chris ‘the Street Sweeper’ Clemens who knocked out four boroughs during his time on the road today. Tom ‘Mr. McFeely’ Orr punched in with 18.61 and Elva Matamoros was elegant in striding forward for 17.71 additional miles for the Grapes.

GOR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Chris Clemens – 28.24 miles
  2. Tom Orr – 18.61 miles
  3. Elva Matamoros – 17.71 miles

ALFA’S OMEGAS – Day 2: 133.63 Miles (6th) – 8th overall

The Omega’s had the biggest improvement from Day 1 to Day 2. They recorded 50 more miles today than yesterday and jumped from 12th to 8th in the standings. Leadership starts at the top and it certainly did for this team today as their captain Alfa Severino ran 26.20 miles. Ryan Malecha, amped up on vinegar water and kale donuts, ran 15.18 miles and Rob Kelly added 12.21.  The Omega’s pumped their runner mile average today up to 8.91 from yesterday’s 5.82. Everyone contributed for the second day in a row.

AO’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Alfa Severino – 26.20 miles
  2. Ryan Malecha – 15.18 miles
  3. Rob Kelly – 12.21 miles

TUCK N’ STROLL – Day 2: 114.99 Miles (10th) – 9th overall

Ximena Kriete was the lifeline for the Tucks today. She ran 31.13 miles and has 55.16 miles over the first two days of the race. Team Captain Shane Tucker, winning captain from our initial voyage across country last month, keeps promising big things in the captain’s meetings. If he can motivate his mates to put down some Ximena’s then they will be well on there way. Other top performers for the team today included Henriett Blodgett with 16.00 miles and Rene Fosdal-Griffin with 12.87. The team is docked in Woodstock, Pennsylvania.

TNS’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Ximena Kriete – 31.13 miles
  2. Henriett Blodgett – 16.00 miles
  3. Rene Fosdal-Griffin – 12.87 miles

PEERS ONE- Day 2: 119.68 Miles (8th) – 10th overall

Peers One wasn’t going to be shut down on Day 2 of the race. They were once again led by Thomas Fowler. Owlette galloped strong for 32.42 miles. He got great help from Badwater veteran Karla Kent (20.17) and Badwater rookie-to-be Rich Peers (18.74).  They were 8th place on the day and 10th overall. You could tell at the captain’s meeting earlier that Rich was really feeling positive about the energy the team had today and their plans to carry it into tomorrow.

PR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Thomas Fowler – 32.42 miles
  2. Karla Kent – 20.17 miles
  3. Rich Peers – 18.74 miles

ELI’S P.R. ICE – Day 2: 113.29 Miles (11th) – 11th overall

Easy does it. Eli’s had a nice 26 mile improvement over yesterday. It’s an improvement that team captain Melissa Price believes they can continue to build on. They were led today by Francessca ‘Fast in Translation’ Muccini with 22.06 miles. She was flanked with help from Price with 15.58 miles and Florida native Ed Barnette with 14.67. The team plans to hit the road early in the morning to start trying to make up some ground on Peers One.

ELI’S Top Performers of the Day

  1. Francesca Muccini – 22.06 miles
  2. Melissa Price – 15.58 miles
  3. Ed Barnette – 14.67 miles

THE BEETROOTS – Day 2: 65.20 Miles (12th) – 12th overall

There is no way to sugarcoat Tuesday for The Roots, they simply took a ‘beeting.’ Four runners didn’t even step out of the van to record miles, leaving team captain Lance McDermott frustrated and digging for ways to get to the root of the problem. Wednesday will bring a fresh day for the team and often that is the only positive you rely on. The team was led today by Brenda Cross with 13.31 asymmetrical miles, Leslie Studtmann (11.62), and Amy Costa (10.92). The Beets are 31 miles back of the pack, but all ‘Hope’ is not lost this early in the race.

BR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Brenda Cross – 13.31 miles
  2. Leslie Studtmann – 11.62 miles
  3. Amy Costa – 10.92 miles

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Laura Eriks – Race Across the USA Peak Performer of the Day

Day 1: Run It Fast’s Race Across the USA – Rev Run Takes Lead Out of NYC

Day One of Run It Fast’s Race Across the USA started as the twelve teams left Battery Park in New York City on their 2,907 mile epic journey towards the West Coast. These teams seem to be, by and large, evenly match as they are filled with some of the most driven people from across the globe. We started with 132 runners from sixteen states and four countries.

All the teams were revved up out of the starting corrals, but Rev Run took off and made it all the way to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on Day 1 to take the early lead. They finished the day with 172.83 miles and were led by Lisa Devon’s 33.03 miles.

About forty miles back of Rev Run there was a cluster of teams that included The Metcalvary, Mojo Rising, Breaking Glass, Crowe Bars, and Grapes of Rath all within 10 miles of each other.

All twelve teams are roughly between Allentown and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania with Alfa’s Omegas deciding to be the Omegas…at least for today.

Link to the Google Map showing where each team is on it’s Race Across the USA

Race Across the USA Overall Standings

  1. Rev Run – 172.83 miles
  2. The Metcalvary – 130.92 miles
  3. Mojo Rising – 128.92 miles
  4. Kicking Glass – 126.69 miles
  5. Grapes of Rath – 121.35 miles
  6. Crowe Bars – 120.60 miles
  7. Trip 2 My Lou – 115.56 miles
  8. The Beetroots – 104.30 miles
  9. Tuck ‘n Stroll – 101.56 miles
  10. Peers One – 90.95 miles
  11. Eli’s PR Ice – 87.69 miles
  12. Alfa’s Omegas – 87.36 miles

Laura Eriks, of Trip 2 My Lou, was the Race Across the USA Peak Performer of the day with her massive 50.02 mile day.

Top 10 Miles of the Day

  1. Laura Eriks (LOU) – 50.02 miles
  2. Lisa Van Wolde (KG) – 35.13 miles
  3. Lisa Devona (REV) – 33.03 miles
  4. Thomas Fowler (ONE) – 31.51 miles
  5. Steve Troxel (CB) – 31.00 miles
  6. Marylou Corino (LOU) – 27.31 miles
  7. Kimberly Atkins (GOR) – 26.28 miles
  8. Chris Clemens (GOR) – 25.02 miles
  9. Carrie O’Bryan (BR) – 24.99 miles
  10. Andrew Glaze (MET) – 24.44 miles

The Day’s Quick Team-by-Team Recaps

REV RUN- Day 1: 172.83 Miles (1st) – 1st overall

The odd’s on favorite wasted no time breaking loose out of New York City and claiming the yellow jersey for Day 1. They were led by a 1/3 slice of a 100 from Florida native Lisa Devona. The team had nearly half it’s members break 20 miles for the day.

RR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Lisa Devona – 33.03 miles
  2. Emily Ryan – 21.49 miles
  3. Ed Ettinghausen – 21.1 miles

THE METCALVARY – Day 1: 130.92 Miles (2nd) – 2nd overall

Team captain Jen Metcalf humbly voted her team as the favorite to win the race in a poll conducted earlier in the day. She stated, “My team doesn’t get out of bed for anything less than 1st place.” The Mets were led by Andrew Glaze with 24.44 miles. The California native started the race ‘fresh’ off a 200-mile week he completed before hopping his flight to NYC. The team is bedded down at the Lamp Lighter for the night.

MET’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Andrew Glaze – 24.44 miles
  2. Randy Broadway – 20.00 miles
  3. Elissa Higgins – 19.16 miles

MOJO RISING- Day 1: 128.82 Miles (3rd) – 3rd overall

This team must have thought it was bad mojo to hit 20 miles or more as all their top runners for the day stopped in the 19’s. They were led by Lindsay Phenix with 19.51 miles and got contributions from all everyone on their team today. They are two miles down the road from The Mets by the Penn Jersey Pork & Beef Farms. By the smell of things, there is no meat shortage as reported by several media outlets.

MR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Lindsay Phenix – 19.51 miles
  2. Joshua Holmes – 19.11 miles
  3. Kit Brazier – 19.01 miles

KICKING GLASS – Day 1: 126.69 Miles (4th) – 4th overall

Kicking Glass was kicking the back heels of Mojo with a really strong first day. They are just two miles off the podium, and were led by Canadian Lisa Van Wolde’s 35.13 miles.  She had great support from Tiffani Glass with 21.08 miles and Barry Reece with 20.31. Both of them put up big miles on the inaugural Race Across the USA as well. They are currently positioned on the corner of Bloody Spring Rd and Power Dr.

KG’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Lisa Van Wolde – 35.13 miles
  2. Tiffani Glass – 21.08 miles
  3. Barry Reece – 20.31 miles

GRAPES OF RATH – Day 1: 121.35 Miles (5th) – 5th overall

GOR was a fierce 3-headed monster consisting of Kimberly Atkins 26.28 miles, Chris Clemens 25.02, and Tom Orr 24.23. Atkins and Clemens were on the same team of our last cross country journey and are heavy hitters. It would appear they packed the lumber for this race too. Orr was the breakout star last round, and he delivered today for his new team. GOR is only about a kilometer ahead of the Crowe Bars.

GOR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Kimberly Atkins – 26.28 miles
  2. Chris Clemens – 25.02 miles
  3. Tom Orr – 24.23 miles

CROWE BARS – Day 1: 120.60 Miles (6th) – 6th overall

The Crowe Bars were led on day one by Steve Troxel with 31 miles.  Steve really set the tone for the team with his strong effort, but kept them loose with his newly braided pigtails. The Queen of Pinson Mounds, Marj Mitchell got all her gardening done over the weekend, because she made it clear she was going to bring the hammer starting on Monday morning for her new team. Did she ever…with 18.08 miles. The Bars are chasing GOR and plan to keep the heat on them tomorrow.

CB’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Steve Troxel – 31.00 miles
  2. Marj Mitchell – 18.08 miles
  3. Seth Crowe – 17.38 miles

TRIP 2 MY LOU – Day 1: 115.56 Miles (7th) – 7th overall

A 50-spot on Day 1, much less from a rookie – Laura Eriks, is something to behold. Laura and team captain, Marylou Corino combined for 77.31 of the team’s 115.56 miles for the day. Their two-person total would have put them just 10 miles behind our 12th place team on the day. Quite appropriately, Laura’s legs and the team currently are positioned next to Lehigh Cement.

LOU’S Top Performers of the Day

  1. Laura Eriks – 50.02 miles
  2. Marylou Corino – 27.31 miles
  3. Jeremy Kluttz – 13.09 miles

THE BEETROOTS – Day 1: 104.30 Miles (8th) – 8th overall

The Roots were led by Carrie O’Bryan with a quarter spot. A strong race debut that helped her team break the century spot for the day. She had help from Florida native Amy Costa with 17.11 miles and Brenda Cross with 15.00. After dinner, the team spent a couple hours touring the Old Spokes Car Museum in New Smithville.

BR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Carrie O’Bryan – 24.99 miles
  2. Amy Costa – 17.11 miles
  3. Brenda Cross – 15.00 miles

TUCK N’ STROLL – Day 1: 101.56 Miles (9th) – 9th overall

X marked the spot for TNS on Day 1 with 24.03 miles from Ximena Kriete. Ironically, our 9th place team is showing up on the map at Cloud Nine Pet Services. Hopefully, TNS will unleash the greyhounds tomorrow as they try to move into the top half of the field.

TNS’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Ximena Kriete – 24.03 miles
  2. Donna Bullington – 15.02 miles
  3. Jd Barnette – 12.15 miles

PEERS ONE- Day 1: 90.95 Miles (10th) – 10th overall

Thomas Fowler did his part for Peers with a 31.51 mile marker. He told his teammates in their pre-race pep talk to get on his back and he’d carry them on Day 1. Perhaps he forgot to buckle them in before his torrid rampage. The team is camped out for the night by the Little Lehigh Creek.

PR’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Thomas Fowler – 31.51 miles
  2. Diane Taylor – 10.96 miles
  3. Sofie Romero – 10.08 miles

ELI’S P.R. ICE – Day 1: 87.69 Miles (11th) – 11th overall

Former Vol State 500K winner Francesca Muccini led Eli’s PR Ice with 20.10 miles. The team got off to a bit of a slow start. Team captain Melissa Price contributed 15.50 miles. Eli’s is just south of Harrisburg with the Omegas tight on their tail.

ELI’S Top Performers of the Day

  1. Francesca Muccini – 20.10 miles
  2. Melissa Price – 15.50 miles
  3. Ruth Thomas – 10.26 miles

ALFA’S OMEGAS – Day 1: 87.36 Miles (12th) – 12th overall

This race is all about pacing. It will test you as it’s relentless day, after day, after day. With that said, the Alfa’s should be fresh for Day 2. They were low on the totem pole today, but they can see teams in front of them they will be chasing tomorrow. They were led on Day 1 by team captain, Alfa Severino with 13.1 miles.

AO’s Top Performers of the Day

  1. Alfa Severino – 13.1 miles
  2. Kelly Paul – 10.35 miles
  3. Houston Wolf – 10.33 miles

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Day 22: Run It Fast’s Race Across the USA – Hope Arrives to NYC

Run It Fast’s ‘Race Across the USA‘ saw it’s last team on the course, the Hope Shull Team, reach the finish earlier this evening. Randy ‘Ran them in to’ Broadway got them over the line, as the pride of Bells, Tennessee ran the last 17.86 miles to bring Hope to New York City.

A massive 3-day surge from The Hopes got them to NYC well ahead of their projected mid-May arrival date. Randy was joined today with big miles from team captain Marylou Corino (25.40 mi), Cathy Downes (22.15), and Kit Brazier (18.32).

The team might have finished well behind the leaders, but they were having such a good time they didn’t want the race to come to an end. However, their tired legs will welcome a few days of rest and relaxation the big city before they have to disperse back home. They finished the race in 21 Days, 19 Hours, 30 Minutes.

Day 22 Mileage Results of the Race Across the USA

  • Hope Shull Team – 124.48 miles

Top 5 HST Runners (Day 22)

  1. Marylou Corino (HST) – 25.40
  2. Cathy Downes (HST) – 22.15
  3. Kit Brazier (HST) – 18.32
  4. Randy Broadway (HST) – 17.86
  5. Rachael Anderson (HST) – 11.60

RIF’s Race Across the USA Overall Standings 

  1. Suzy Michelson Team – 2,907.00 miles, FINISHED – 14 Days, 21 Hours, 10 Minutes
  2. Jeffrey Price Team – 2,907.00  miles, FINISHED – 17 Days, 15 Hours, 28 Minutes
  3. Charlie Taylor Team – 2,907.00 miles, FINISHED – 18 Days, 17 Hours, 33 Minutes
  4. Hope Shull Team – 2,907.00 miles, FINISHED – 21 Days, 19 Hours, 30 Minutes 

Hope Shull Team
Place: 4th
Time: 21 days, 19 hours, 30 minutes
Averaged: 132.14 miles/day
Total Miles: 2,907.00 – Run It Fast – Race Across the USA Champions

The Hope Shull Team (Marylou Corino, captain)

  • Marylou Corino – 424.09
  • Kit Brazier – 374.95
  • Cathy Downes – 337.74
  • Randy Broadway – 323.87
  • Sherry Meador 221.60
  • Ben Herron – 220.29
  • Lori Robinson – 164.98
  • Houston Wolf – 161.72
  • Megan Chiu – 160.72
  • Juleann Roberts – 115.31
  • Chuck Roberts – 115.05
  • Rachael Anderson – 112.98
  • Scott Kufferath – 72.19
  • Jimmy Girten – 69.87

Team Mileage Leader of the Day

  • Suzy Michelson Team – FINISHED – Champions
  • Jeffrey Price Team – FINISHED – 2nd Place
  • Charlie Taylor Team – FINISHED – 3rd Place
  • Hope Shull Team –  Marylou Corino (25.40)

Top 10 Mega-Miles of the Day

  1. Marylou Corino (HST) – 25.40
  2. Cathy Downes (HST) – 22.15
  3. Kit Brazier (HST) – 18.32
  4. Randy Broadway (HST) – 17.86
  5. Rachael Anderson (HST) – 11.60
  6. Ben Herron (HST) – 8.41
  7. Megan Chiu (HST) – 8.06
  8. Lori Robinson (HST) – 7.58
  9. Sherry Meador (HST) – 7.02
  10. Jimmy Girten (HST) – 3.00

Top 25 Race Mile Leaders

  1. Marylou Corino – (HST) – 424.09 (22 days/finished)
  2. Chris Clemens (SMT) – 393.33 (15 days/finished)
  3. Heather McComb (JPT) – 380.42 (18 days/finished)
  4. Kit Brazier (HST) – 374.95 (22 days/finished)
  5. Tom Orr (JPT) – 371.61 (18 days/finished)
  6. Karl Studtmann (JPT) – 349.15 (18 days/finished)
  7. Cathy Downes (HST) – 337.74 (22 days/finished)
  8. Seth Crowe (CTT) – 331.44 (19 days/finished)
  9. Joshua Holmes (CTT) – 331.43 (19 days/finished)
  10. Randy Broadway (HST) – 323.87 (22 days/finished)
  11. Steve Acciarito (CTT) – 323.54 (19 days/finished)
  12. Jeremy Reed (CTT) – 312.62 (19 days/finished)
  13. Barry Reece  (SMT) – 309.54 (15 days/finished)
  14. David Nichols (SMT) – 293.63 (15 days/finished)
  15. Elva Matamoros (CTT) – 287.64 (19 days/finished)
  16. Alex Barrientos (SMT) – 286.87 (15 days/finished)
  17. Tiffani Glass (CTT) – 281.17 (19 days/finished)
  18. Alfa Severino (JPT) – 271.84 (18 days/finished)
  19. Melissa Price (JPT) – 260.84 (18 days/finished)
  20. Kimberly Atkins (SMT) – 248.63 (15 days/finished)
  21. Thomas Fowler (SMT) – 230.10 (15 days/finished)
  22. Karla Kent (JPT) – 224.27 (18 days/finished)
  23. Sherry Meador (HST) – 221.60 (22 days/finished)
  24. Ben Herron (HST) – 220.29 (22 days/finished)
  25. Jen Metcalf (CTT) – 216.78 (19 days/finished)

Suzy Michelson Team
Place: 1st
Time: 14 days, 21 hours, 10 minutes
Averaged: 193.80 miles/day
Total Miles: 2,907.00 – Run It Fast – Race Across the USA Champions

The Suzy Michelson Team (Shane Tucker, captain)

  • Chris Clemens – 393.33
  • Barry Reece – 309.54
  • David Nichols – 293.63
  • Alex Barrientos – 286.87
  • Kimberly Atkins – 248.63
  • Thomas Fowler – 230.10
  • JR Reynolds – 203.67
  • Shane Tucker – 181.93
  • Leslie Studtmann – 168.60
  • Violeta Heisler – 127.05
  • Eryn Tyner – 114.81
  • Kim Crowe – 108.41
  • Anthony Ohrey – 99.35 (so, Anthony!)
  • Jeff Lea – 83.32
  • Trent Rosenbloom – 65.29

Jeffrey Team Data at a Glance 
Place: 2nd
Time: 17 Days, 15 Hours, 28 Minutes
Averaged: 161.51 miles/day
Total Miles: 2,907.00 – Run It Fast – Race Across the USA, Runner-Up

The Jeffrey Price Team (Melissa Price, captain)

  • Heather McComb – 380.42
  • Tom Orr – 371.61
  • Karl Studtmann – 349.15
  • Alfa Severino – 271.84
  • Melissa Price – 260.84
  • Karla Kent – 224.27
  • John Leighton – 196.79
  • Sofie Romero – 154.19
  • Lance Forest – 140.46
  • Darrell Richardson – 137.19
  • Donna Burns – 119.17
  • Alicja G Miles – 112.13
  • Eric Spencer – 107.34
  • Aaron Braunstein – 76.73
  • David Oglesby – 40.93

Charlie Team Data at a Glance 
Place: 3rd
Time: 18 Days, 17 Hours, 33 Minutes
Averaged: 153.01 miles/day
Total Miles: 2,907.00 – Run It Fast – Race Across the USA, 3rd Place

The Charlie Taylor Team (Joshua Holmes, captain)

  • Seth Crowe – 331.44
  • Joshua Holmes – 331.43
  • Steve Acciarito – 323.54
  • Jeremy Reed – 312.62
  • Elva Matamoros – 287.64
  • Tiffani Glass – 281.17
  • Jen Metcalf – 216.78
  • Robin Robbins – 151.81
  • Marj Mitchell – 132.46
  • Greta Reed – 125.77
  • Jemal Swoboda – 107.74
  • Aimee Shilling – 101.51
  • Renée Holcomb – 88.43
  • Sharon Carver – 79.17
  • Jill Williams – 77.70

Congrats to all these amazing runners!

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Day 21: Run It Fast’s Race Across the USA – Hope is a Good Thing

Run It Fast’s ‘Race Across the USA‘ rolled onto it’s 21st day with the Hope Shull Team working hard to get to New York City. The team had another strong day with 145.19 miles for a weekend total of 366.41 miles. They just have 124.48 miles to go. They had four sit out today, but the other 11 members all put in strong performances.

The Hopes were led on Day 21 by Sherry Meador with 25.63 miles, her biggest outburst during the cross-country trek. She was joined by team captain Marylou Corino with 20.5 miles, Houston ‘Dances with’ Wolf (16.48), Ben Herron (16.16), Chuck Roberts (15.66), and Cathy ‘Gotta Boogie to Get’ Downes (15.03).

Tomorrow could be the day… – bring it home!!!

Day 21 Mileage Results of the Race Across the USA

  • Hope Shull Team – 145.19 miles

RIF’s Race Across the USA Overall Standings 

  1. Suzy Michelson Team – 2,907.00 miles, FINISHED – 14 Days, 21 Hours, 10 Minutes
  2. Jeffrey Price Team – 2,907.00  miles, FINISHED – 17 Days, 15 Hours, 28 Minutes
  3. Charlie Taylor Team – 2,907.00 miles, FINISHED – 18 Days, 17 Hours, 33 Minutes
  4. Hope Shull Team – 2,782.52 miles (132.50 mi/day, 95.7% completed)

 

Hope Team Data at a Glance
Overall Place: 4th
Day 21 Miles: 145.19 (1st)
Total Miles: 2,782.52
Miles From NYC: -124.48

Top 5 HST Runners (Day 21)

  1. Sherry Meador (HST) – 25.63
  2. Marylou Corino (HST) – 20.50
  3. Houston Wolf (HST) – 16.48
  4. Ben Herron (HST) – 16.16
  5. Chuck Roberts (HST) – 15.66

Team Mileage Leader of the Day

  • Suzy Michelson Team – FINISHED – Champions
  • Jeffrey Price Team – FINISHED – 2nd Place
  • Charlie Taylor Team – FINISHED – 3rd Place
  • Hope Shull Team –  Sherry Meador (25.63mi)

Top 10 Mega-Miles of the Day

  1. Sherry Meador (HST) – 25.63
  2. Marylou Corino (HST) – 20.50
  3. Houston Wolf (HST) – 16.48
  4. Ben Herron (HST) – 16.16
  5. Chuck Roberts (HST) – 15.66
  6. Cathy Downes (HST) – 15.03
  7. Juleann Roberts (HST) – 13.53
  8. Megan Chiu (HST) – 11.44
  9. Kit Brazier (HST) – 5.01
  10. Rachael Anderson (HST) – 4.25

Top Race Mile Leaders

  1. Marylou Corino – (HST) – 398.69
  2. Chris Clemens (SMT) – 393.33 (15 days/finished)
  3. Heather McComb (JPT) – 380.42 (18 days/finished)
  4. Tom Orr (JPT) – 371.61 (18 days/finished)
  5. Kit Brazier (HST) – 356.63
  6. Karl Studtmann (JPT) – 349.15 (18 days/finished)
  7. Seth Crowe (CTT) – 331.44 (19 days/finished)
  8. Joshua Holmes (CTT) – 331.43 (19 days/finished)
  9. Steve Acciarito (CTT) – 323.54 (19 days/finished)
  10. Cathy Downes (HST) – 315.59
  11. Jeremy Reed (CTT) – 312.62 (19 days/finished)
  12. Barry Reece  (SMT) – 309.54 (15 days/finished)
  13. Randy Broadway (HST) – 306.01
  14. David Nichols (SMT) – 293.63 (15 days/finished)
  15. Elva Matamoros (CTT) – 287.64 (19 days/finished)
  16. Alex Barrientos (SMT) – 286.87 (15 days/finished)
  17. Tiffani Glass (CTT) – 281.17 (19 days/finished)
  18. Alfa Severino (JPT) – 271.84 (18 days/finished)
  19. Melissa Price (JPT) – 260.84 (18 days/finished)
  20. Kimberly Atkins (SMT) – 248.63 (15 days/finished)
  21. Thomas Fowler (SMT) – 230.10 (15 days/finished)

Sherry Meador, of the Hope Shull Team, is the ‘Race Across the USA’ –  Peak Performer of the Day. She had down 25.63 miles today to lead the team.

Suzy Michelson Team
Place: 1st
Time: 14 days, 21 hours, 10 minutes
Averaged: 193.80 miles/day
Total Miles: 2,907.00 – Run It Fast – Race Across the USA Champions

The Suzy Michelson Team (Shane Tucker, captain)

  • Chris Clemens – 393.33
  • Barry Reece – 309.54
  • David Nichols – 293.63
  • Alex Barrientos – 286.87
  • Kimberly Atkins – 248.63
  • Thomas Fowler – 230.10
  • JR Reynolds – 203.67
  • Shane Tucker – 181.93
  • Leslie Studtmann – 168.60
  • Violeta Heisler – 127.05
  • Eryn Tyner – 114.81
  • Kim Crowe – 108.41
  • Anthony Ohrey – 99.35 (so, Anthony!)
  • Jeff Lea – 83.32
  • Trent Rosenbloom – 65.29

Jeffrey Team Data at a Glance 
Place: 2nd
Time: 17 Days, 15 Hours, 28 Minutes
Averaged: 161.51 miles/day
Total Miles: 2,907.00 – Run It Fast – Race Across the USA, Runner-Up

The Jeffrey Price Team (Melissa Price, captain)

  • Heather McComb – 380.42
  • Tom Orr – 371.61
  • Karl Studtmann – 349.15
  • Alfa Severino – 271.84
  • Melissa Price – 260.84
  • Karla Kent – 224.27
  • John Leighton – 196.79
  • Sofie Romero – 154.19
  • Lance Forest – 140.46
  • Darrell Richardson – 137.19
  • Donna Burns – 119.17
  • Alicja G Miles – 112.13
  • Eric Spencer – 107.34
  • Aaron Braunstein – 76.73
  • David Oglesby – 40.93

Charlie Team Data at a Glance 
Place: 3rd
Time: 18 Days, 17 Hours, 33 Minutes
Averaged: 153.01 miles/day
Total Miles: 2,907.00 – Run It Fast – Race Across the USA, 3rd Place

The Charlie Taylor Team (Joshua Holmes, captain)

  • Seth Crowe – 331.44
  • Joshua Holmes – 331.43
  • Steve Acciarito – 323.54
  • Jeremy Reed – 312.62
  • Elva Matamoros – 287.64
  • Tiffani Glass – 281.17
  • Jen Metcalf – 216.78
  • Robin Robbins – 151.81
  • Marj Mitchell – 132.46
  • Greta Reed – 125.77
  • Jemal Swoboda – 107.74
  • Aimee Shilling – 101.51
  • Renée Holcomb – 88.43
  • Sharon Carver – 79.17
  • Jill Williams – 77.70

Congrats to all these amazing runners!

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Day 20: Run It Fast’s Race Across the USA – On Broadway

Run It Fast’s ‘Race Across the USA‘ has one team left on the road, but if they can continue at the pace and miles they put down today then they will be celebrating a Top 4 finish soon in New York City. The Hope Shull Team, in their own style, waited until every other team in the race was finished to put down their biggest mileage day of the race.

The Hopes finished the day with 221.22 miles behind a phenomenal 65.00 mile effort from Randy ‘Mustaine’ Broadway. The hallowed performance brought Randy’s total race miles to 306.01.

Randy was far from alone though. He had great help today from Cathy ‘Throwing It’ Downes with 28.67 miles and Lori ‘Mrs’ Robinson with 26.25 miles. Ben ‘There, Done That’ Herron solid again with 16.36 miles.

An amazing day from the entire team with nine members recording double-digits. They crossed the West Virginia state line right before check-in.

Day 20 Mileage Results of the Race Across the USA

  • Hope Shull Team – 221.22 miles

RIF’s Race Across the USA Overall Standings 

  1. Suzy Michelson Team – 2,907.00 miles, FINISHED – 14 Days, 21 Hours, 10 Minutes
  2. Jeffrey Price Team – 2,907.00  miles, FINISHED – 17 Days, 15 Hours, 28 Minutes
  3. Charlie Taylor Team – 2,907.00 miles, FINISHED – 18 Days, 17 Hours, 33 Minutes
  4. Hope Shull Team – 2,637.33 miles (131.87 mi/day, 90.7% completed)

 

Hope Team Data at a Glance
Overall Place: 4th
Day 20 Miles: 221.22 (1st)
Total Miles: 2,637.33
Miles From NYC: -269.67

Top 5 HST Runners (Day 20)

  1. Randy Broadway (HST) – 65.00
  2. Cathy Downes (HST) – 28.67
  3. Lori Robinson (HST) – 26.25
  4. Ben Herron – 16.36
  5. Marylou Corino (HST) – 15.20

Team Mileage Leader of the Day

  • Suzy Michelson Team – FINISHED – Champions
  • Jeffrey Price Team – FINISHED – 2nd Place
  • Charlie Taylor Team – FINISHED – 3rd Place
  • Hope Shull Team –  Randy Broadway (65.00 mi)

Top 10 Mega-Miles of the Day

  1. Randy Broadway (HST) – 65.00
  2. Cathy Downes (HST) – 28.67
  3. Lori Robinson (HST) – 26.25
  4. Ben Herron – 16.36
  5. Marylou Corino (HST) – 15.20
  6. Sherry Meador (HST) – 14.00
  7. Rachael Anderson (HST) – 12.26
  8. Kit Brazier (HST) – 12.01
  9. Megan Chiu (HST) – 11.31
  10. Houston Wolf (HST) – 8.31

Top Race Mile Leaders

  1. Chris Clemens (SMT) – 393.33 (15 days/finished)
  2. Heather McComb (JPT) – 380.42 (18 days/finished)
  3. Marylou Corino – (HST) – 378.19
  4. Tom Orr (JPT) – 371.61 (18 days/finished)
  5. Kit Brazier (HST) – 351.62
  6. Karl Studtmann (JPT) – 349.15 (18 days/finished)
  7. Seth Crowe (CTT) – 331.44 (19 days/finished)
  8. Joshua Holmes (CTT) – 331.43 (19 days/finished)
  9. Steve Acciarito (CTT) – 323.54 (19 days/finished)
  10. Jeremy Reed (CTT) – 312.62 (19 days/finished)
  11. Barry Reece  (SMT) – 309.54 (15 days/finished)
  12. Randy Broadway (HST) – 306.01
  13. Cathy Downes (HST) – 300.56
  14. David Nichols (SMT) – 293.63 (15 days/finished)
  15. Elva Matamoros (CTT) – 287.64 (19 days/finished)
  16. Alex Barrientos (SMT) – 286.87 (15 days/finished)
  17. Tiffani Glass (CTT) – 281.17 (19 days/finished)
  18. Alfa Severino (JPT) – 271.84 (18 days/finished)
  19. Melissa Price (JPT) – 260.84 (18 days/finished)
  20. Kimberly Atkins (SMT) – 248.63 (15 days/finished)
  21. Thomas Fowler (SMT) – 230.10 (15 days/finished)

Randy Broadway, of the Hope Shull Team, is the ‘Race Across the USA’ –  Peak Performer of the Day. He laid down 65 miles in one of the most epic performances of the entire race.

Suzy Michelson Team
Place: 1st
Time: 14 days, 21 hours, 10 minutes
Averaged: 193.80 miles/day
Total Miles: 2,907.00 – Run It Fast – Race Across the USA Champions

The Suzy Michelson Team (Shane Tucker, captain)

  • Chris Clemens – 393.33
  • Barry Reece – 309.54
  • David Nichols – 293.63
  • Alex Barrientos – 286.87
  • Kimberly Atkins – 248.63
  • Thomas Fowler – 230.10
  • JR Reynolds – 203.67
  • Shane Tucker – 181.93
  • Leslie Studtmann – 168.60
  • Violeta Heisler – 127.05
  • Eryn Tyner – 114.81
  • Kim Crowe – 108.41
  • Anthony Ohrey – 99.35 (so, Anthony!)
  • Jeff Lea – 83.32
  • Trent Rosenbloom – 65.29

Jeffrey Team Data at a Glance 
Place: 2nd
Time: 17 Days, 15 Hours, 28 Minutes
Averaged: 161.51 miles/day
Total Miles: 2,907.00 – Run It Fast – Race Across the USA, Runner-Up

The Jeffrey Price Team (Melissa Price, captain)

  • Heather McComb – 380.42
  • Tom Orr – 371.61
  • Karl Studtmann – 349.15
  • Alfa Severino – 271.84
  • Melissa Price – 260.84
  • Karla Kent – 224.27
  • John Leighton – 196.79
  • Sofie Romero – 154.19
  • Lance Forest – 140.46
  • Darrell Richardson – 137.19
  • Donna Burns – 119.17
  • Alicja G Miles – 112.13
  • Eric Spencer – 107.34
  • Aaron Braunstein – 76.73
  • David Oglesby – 40.93

Charlie Team Data at a Glance 
Place: 3rd
Time: 18 Days, 17 Hours, 33 Minutes
Averaged: 153.01 miles/day
Total Miles: 2,907.00 – Run It Fast – Race Across the USA, 3rd Place

The Charlie Taylor Team (Joshua Holmes, captain)

  • Seth Crowe – 331.44
  • Joshua Holmes – 331.43
  • Steve Acciarito – 323.54
  • Jeremy Reed – 312.62
  • Elva Matamoros – 287.64
  • Tiffani Glass – 281.17
  • Jen Metcalf – 216.78
  • Robin Robbins – 151.81
  • Marj Mitchell – 132.46
  • Greta Reed – 125.77
  • Jemal Swoboda – 107.74
  • Aimee Shilling – 101.51
  • Renée Holcomb – 88.43
  • Sharon Carver – 79.17
  • Jill Williams – 77.70

Congrats to all these amazing runners!

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Day 19: Run It Fast’s Race Across the USA – 3 Doors Down

Run It Fast’s ‘Race Across the USA‘ put it’s third team in the ‘New York Groove’ today as the Charlie Taylor Team made it to Battery Park when Jill Williams speed-blitzed walked the last mile to the finish. We now have three teams that have reached the Big Apple. The only three teams in race history ever to do so. More men have been to the moon than that. The team didn’t stop at the finish line though, they kept running to some of the hottest tourist spots on the map (for nearly 40 more miles) before calling it a day and trying to find some oil for Steve Acciarito’s knees. Big congrats to The Chucks.

Day 19 Mileage Results of the Race Across the USA

  • Charlie Taylor Team – 77.83 miles
  • Hope Shull Team – 100.78 miles

RIF’s Race Across the USA Overall Standings 

  1. Suzy Michelson Team – 2,907.00 miles, FINISHED – 14 Days, 21 Hours, 10 Minutes
  2. Jeffrey Price Team – 2,907.00  miles, FINISHED – 17 Days, 15 Hours, 28 Minutes
  3. Charlie Taylor Team – 2,907.00 miles, FINISHED – 18 Days, 17 Hours, 33 Minutes
  4. Hope Shull Team – 2,416.11 miles (127.16 mi/day, 83.1% completed)


Click HERE to view where the teams are on the Google Map

Let’s get into the stats, standings, and recaps from the road…

Charlie Taylor Team: The Chucks are the one team that appeared to be paced perfectly for a 4,000 mile race. Which would have been great if this wasn’t a 2,907 mile race. But with that said, the team appeared to be getting stronger as the race went on. It had major performances most days and only a couple of dud days. The team was extremely evenly balanced from top to bottom with a strong median engine that churned relentlessly.

The most impressive part about this team is that every runner contributed very day over the course of 19 days. That’s right, a perfect 285 for 285. 100% participation for the entire event. Truly mind-blowing, as the team, like others had a lot of life and loss happen during the event.

The Chucks had four runners eclipse 300 miles for the race – Seth Crowe (331.43), Joshua Holmes (331.43), Steve Acciarito (323.54), and Jeremy Reed (312.62). Then the team had three runners with strong 200+ mile performances – Elva Matamoros (287.64), Tiffani Glass (281.17), and Jen Metcalf (216.78).

Nearly everyone else on the team had a personal high or record for number of miles over the course of the 19 days including Jill Williams who recorded miles for a career high 19 straight days. Renee Holcomb had her most miles in a month with 88.43.

Robin Robbins, Marj Mitchell, Greta Reed, Jemal Swoboda, Aimee Shilling, and Sharon Carver also made big contributions that helped The Chucks get to NYC a lot faster than they originally estimated it would take them.

Charlie Team Data at a Glance 
Place: 3rd
Time: 18 Days, 17 Hours, 33 Minutes
Averaged: 153.01 miles/day
Total Miles: 2,907.00 – Run It Fast – Race Across the USA, 3rd Place

The Charlie Taylor Team (Joshua Holmes, captain)

  • Seth Crowe – 331.44
  • Joshua Holmes – 331.43
  • Steve Acciarito – 323.54
  • Jeremy Reed – 312.62
  • Elva Matamoros – 287.64
  • Tiffani Glass – 281.17
  • Jen Metcalf – 216.78
  • Robin Robbins – 151.81
  • Marj Mitchell – 132.46
  • Greta Reed – 125.77
  • Jemal Swoboda – 107.74
  • Aimee Shilling – 101.51
  • Renée Holcomb – 88.43
  • Sharon Carver – 79.17
  • Jill Williams – 77.70

Top 5 CTT Runners (Day 19)

  1. Steve Acciarito – 18.75
  2. Joshua Holmes – 15.72
  3. Jeremy Reed – 15.56
  4. Elva Matamoros – 11.14
  5. Tiffani Glass – 9.70

Hope Shull Team:  The Chucks only needed 77+ miles, so Hope’s team won the day with their 100.78 miles. Analysts predict they have great odds to win every day the rest of the way now.

Just a 100 miles today for The Hopes. It was a rest day for most of the team as Friday, Monday, and Wednesday’s usually are.

The usual suspects were at the top of the HOPE leader-board for Friday –  Kit Brazier with 15.51 miles, Sherry Meador 15.06 miles, Randy Broadway 15.00 miles, Marylou Corino 13.20 miles, and Rachael Anderson with 10.50 miles.

A member of the Suzy Michelson Team driving back home after three days of partying in NYC came across the Hope RV and stopped to wish them luck the rest of the way. In a secretly recorded video that was sent in to Mission Control (and since destroyed), it caught the team in a huddle chanting the following over and over before their first miles of the day:

“We are good enough, we are smart enough, we are good looking enough, we run enough, we are fun to be with, we might finish the race, and doggone it, people like us.”

We believe you will as well. Keep truckin’!

Hope Team Data at a Glance
Overall Place: 4th
Day 19 Miles: 100.78 (1st)
Total Miles: 2,416.11
Miles From NYC: -490.89

Top 5 HST Runners (Day 19)

  1. Kit Brazier – 15.51
  2. Sherry Meador – 15.06
  3. Randy Broadway – 15.00
  4. Marylou Corino – 13.20
  5. Rachael Anderson – 10.50

Team Mileage Leader of the Day

  • Suzy Michelson Team – FINISHED – Champions
  • Jeffrey Price Team – FINISHED – 2nd Place
  • Charlie Taylor Team – Steve Acciarito (18.75 mi)
  • Hope Shull Team –  Kit Brazier (15.51 mi)

Top 10 Mega-Miles of the Day

  1. Steve Acciarito (CTT) – 18.75
  2. Joshua Holmes (CTT) – 15.72
  3. Jeremy Reed (CTT) – 15.56
  4. Kit Brazier (HST) – 15.51
  5. Sherry Meador (HST) – 15.06
  6. Randy Broadway (HST) – 15.00
  7. Marylou Corino (HST) – 13.20
  8. Elva Matamoros (CTT) – 11.14
  9. Rachael Anderson (HST) – 10.50
  10. Tiffani Glass (CTT) – 9.70

Top Race Mile Leaders

  1. Chris Clemens (SMT) – 393.33 (15 days/finished)
  2. Heather McComb (JPT) – 380.42 (18 days/finished)
  3. Tom Orr (JPT) – 371.61 (18 days/finished)
  4. Marylou Corino – (HST) – 362.99
  5. Karl Studtmann (JPT) – 349.15 (18 days/finished)
  6. Kit Brazier (HST) – 339.61
  7. Seth Crowe (CTT) – 331.44
  8. Joshua Holmes (CTT) – 331.43
  9. Steve Acciarito (CTT) – 323.54
  10. Jeremy Reed (CTT) – 312.62
  11. Barry Reece  (SMT) – 309.54 (15 days/finished)
  12. David Nichols (SMT) – 293.63 (15 days/finished)
  13. Elva Matamoros (CTT) – 287.64
  14. Alex Barrientos (SMT) – 286.87 (15 days/finished)
  15. Tiffani Glass (CTT) – 281.17
  16. Cathy Downes (HST) – 271.89
  17. Alfa Severino (JPT) – 271.84 (18 days/finished)
  18. Melissa Price (JPT) – 260.84 (18 days/finished)
  19. Kimberly Atkins (SMT) – 248.63 (15 days/finished)
  20. Randy Broadway (HST) – 241.01

Jill Johnson, of the Charlie Taylor Team, is the ‘Race Across the USA’ –  Peak Performer of the Day. She ran the team across the finish in New York City today and also put down miles for a personal high of 19 consecutive days. In addition, she was ‘Mission Control’ for the race that helped keep the data straight and teams on target. A major thank you from everyone involved.

Suzy Michelson Team
Place: 1st
Time: 14 days, 21 hours, 10 minutes
Averaged: 193.80 miles/day
Total Miles: 2,907.00 – Run It Fast – Race Across the USA Champions

The Suzy Michelson Team (Shane Tucker, captain)

  • Chris Clemens – 393.33
  • Barry Reece – 309.54
  • David Nichols – 293.63
  • Alex Barrientos – 286.87
  • Kimberly Atkins – 248.63
  • Thomas Fowler – 230.10
  • JR Reynolds – 203.67
  • Shane Tucker – 181.93
  • Leslie Studtmann – 168.60
  • Violeta Heisler – 127.05
  • Eryn Tyner – 114.81
  • Kim Crowe – 108.41
  • Anthony Ohrey – 99.35 (so, Anthony!)
  • Jeff Lea – 83.32
  • Trent Rosenbloom – 65.29

Jeffrey Team Data at a Glance 
Place: 2nd
Time: 17 Days, 15 Hours, 28 Minutes
Averaged: 161.51 miles/day
Total Miles: 2,907.00 – Run It Fast – Race Across the USA, Runner-Up

The Jeffrey Price Team (Melissa Price, captain)

  • Heather McComb – 380.42
  • Tom Orr – 371.61
  • Karl Studtmann – 349.15
  • Alfa Severino – 271.84
  • Melissa Price – 260.84
  • Karla Kent – 224.27
  • John Leighton – 196.79
  • Sofie Romero – 154.19
  • Lance Forest – 140.46
  • Darrell Richardson – 137.19
  • Donna Burns – 119.17
  • Alicja G Miles – 112.13
  • Eric Spencer – 107.34
  • Aaron Braunstein – 76.73
  • David Oglesby – 40.93

Congrats to all these amazing runners!

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Day 18: Run It Fast’s Race Across the USA – Black Diamond


Run It Fast’s ‘Race Across the USA‘ had it’s second team reach New York City when team captain, Melissa Price, ran the last leg for the Jeffrey Price Team across the finish. It was a moment that brought a smile to everyone’s face. The team finished in 17 days, 15 hours, 28 minutes.

On down the road, the Charlie Taylor Team had a monster day with 195.96 miles, bringing them to the brink of finishing this race as well. They are just a stone throw away from doing that tomorrow. The Hope Shull Team paced well today and made great progress.

Day 18 Mileage Results of the Race Across the USA

  • Jeffrey Price Team – 100.86 miles (6.72 mi/runner)
  • Charlie Taylor Team – 195.96 miles (13.06 mi/runner)
  • Hope Shull Team – 120.37 miles (8.02 mi/runner)

RIF’s Race Across the USA Overall Standings 

  1. Suzy Michelson Team – 2,907.00 miles, FINISHED – 14 Days, 21 Hours, 10 Minutes
  2. Jeffrey Price Team – 2,907.00  miles, FINISHED – 17 Days, 15 Hours, 28 Minutes
  3. Charlie Taylor Team – 2,829.40 miles (157.19 mi/day, 97.3% completed)
  4. Hope Shull Team – 2,315.33 miles (128.63 mi/day, 79.7% completed)


Click HERE to view where the teams are on the Google Map

Let’s get into the stats, standings, and recaps from the road…


Jeffrey Price Team: Everyone that participated in this entire event was all smiles to hear that team captain Melissa Price ran the last few miles to the finish of this race in New York City earlier today. The team is named in memory of Melissa’s husband Jeffrey who passed away from cancer just weeks ago.

Melissa took this task on very soon after Jeffrey’s death and thrived leading and inspiring her team the entire way. Melissa put down big double-digit miles every single day. Such big miles at such a frequency she had never done before. It was obvious she was being shined down on and inspired from above. We are thankful for the Price family.

The Jeffrey Price Team was a force from the start. They kept pushing the team in front of them, and when the team behind them started sneaking up on them at the end, they floored the accelerator and finished the race with an impressive finish in 17 days, 15 hours, and 28 minutes.

Everyone on the team contributed and many runners stood out, but none no more impressive than Heather McComb who recorded 18 consecutive days of 20+ miles for this team. She finished the race with 380.42 miles.

Tom Orr was close on Heather’s heels every day and had the race of his life. He finished with 371.61 miles.

Karl Studtmann had multiple, massive mileage explosions of 60 miles.

The Jeffrey Price Team (Melissa Price, captain)

  • Heather McComb – 380.42
  • Tom Orr – 371.61
  • Karl Studtmann – 349.15
  • Alfa Severino – 271.84
  • Melissa Price – 260.84
  • Karla Kent – 224.27
  • John Leighton – 196.79
  • Sofie Romero – 154.19
  • Lance Forest – 140.46
  • Darrell Richardson – 137.19
  • Donna Burns – 119.17
  • Alicja G Miles – 112.13
  • Eric Spencer – 107.34
  • Aaron Braunstein – 76.73
  • David Oglesby – 40.93

Jeffrey Team Data at a Glance 
Place: 2nd
Time: 17 Days, 15 Hours, 28 Minutes
Averaged: 161.51 miles/day
Total Miles: 2,907.00 – Run It Fast – Race Across the USA, Runner-Up

Top 5 JPT Runners (Day 18)

  1. Alfa Severino – 23.24
  2. Heather McComb – 21.98
  3. Tom Orr – 15.17
  4. Melissa Price – 14.06
  5. Aaron Braunstein – 13.01


Charlie Taylor Team: An explosive day from The Chucks as they attacked two-days worth of miles and tried to slam them down in one day. The end result was one of the highest mileage weekday totals of the entire race from any team. They finished the day with 195.96 miles.

The onslaught was led by Seth ‘Black Diamond’ Crowe, who in Gene Simmons fashion, promoted himself to 42.23 big miles. This guy is as tough as they come. Word on the street is that Seth eats nails for breakfast and sheet’s metal the rest of the day. Get all your metal needs at Reed’s Metals of Jackson, TN.

Seth had help, with double-30’s, from Elva Matamoros (30.58) and Tiffani Glass (30.40). Both of these women have been so strong day after day for The Chucks.

RIF #33 Robin Robbins dedicated his 13.59 miles for the day to the kids of St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Robin has raised thousands of dollars for St. Jude over the years and through many races he has participated in.

The Chucks are just 77.60 miles away from the finish in New York City. Tomorrow they will arrive and celebrate. It’s been a fun and encouraging journey the entire way for the team. Friendships have been made that will last for years. Epic performances were put down that will be remembered for several lifetimes.

Charlie Team Data at a Glance
Overall Place: 3rd
Day 18 Miles: 195.96 (1st)
Total Miles: 2,829.40
Miles From NYC: -77.60

Top 5 CTT Runners (Day 18)

  1. Seth Crowe – 42.23
  2. Elva Matamoros – 30.58
  3. Tiffani Glass – 30.40
  4. Joshua Holmes – 20.01
  5. Robin Robbins – 13.59


Hope Shull Team:  Step-by-step, the Hope Shull Team will one day, perhaps, leave the great state of Tennessee. They were solid today behind Marylou Corino’s 30.37 miles and Kit Brazier’s 23.11 miles.

The team got double-digit miles from Megan Chiu (12.15), Ben Herron (11.62), and Randy Broadway (10.00).

Whoa…late word that The Hopes crossed the Tennessee border, near Bristol, and are now into Virginia. That’s great news.

Hope Team Data at a Glance
Overall Place: 4th
Day 18 Miles: 120.37 (2nd)
Total Miles: 2,315.33
Miles From NYC: -591.67

Top 5 HST Runners (Day 18)

  1. Marylou Corino – 30.37
  2. Kit Brazier – 23.11
  3. Megan Chiu – 12.15
  4. Ben Herron – 11.62
  5. Randy Broadway – 10.00


Team Mileage Leader of the Day

  • Suzy Michelson Team – FINISHED – Champions
  • Jeffrey Price Team – Alfa Severino (23.24 mi)
  • Charlie Taylor Team – Seth Crowe (42.23 mi)
  • Hope Shull Team –  Marylou Corino (30.37 mi)

Top 10 Mega-Miles of the Day

  1. Seth Crowe (CTT) – 42.23
  2. Elva Matamoros (CTT) – 30.58
  3. Tiffani Glass (CTT) – 30.40
  4. Marylou Corino (HST) – 30.37
  5. Alfa Severino (JPT) – 23.24
  6. Kit Brazier (HST) – 23.11
  7. Heather McComb (JPT) – 21.98
  8. Joshua Holmes (CTT) – 20.01
  9. Tom Orr (JPT) – 15.17
  10. Melissa Price (JPT) – 14.06

Top Race Mile Leaders

  1. Chris Clemens (SMT) – 393.33 (15 days/finished)
  2. Heather McComb (JPT) – 380.42
  3. Tom Orr (JPT) – 371.61
  4. Marylou Corino – (HST) – 349.79
  5. Karl Studtmann (JPT) – 349.15
  6. Seth Crowe (CTT) – 329.39
  7. Kit Brazier (HST) – 324.10
  8. Joshua Holmes (CTT) – 315.71
  9. Barry Reece  (SMT) – 309.54 (15 days/finished)
  10. Steve Acciarito (CTT) – 304.79
  11. Jeremy Reed (CTT) – 297.06
  12. David Nichols (SMT) – 293.63 (15 days/finished)
  13. Alex Barrientos (SMT) – 286.87 (15 days/finished)
  14. Elva Matamoros (CTT) – 276.50


Seth Crowe, of the Charlie Taylor Team, is the ‘Race Across the USA’ –  Peak Performer of the Day. He ran 42.23 miles for the day and now has 266.28 miles for the race.


Suzy Michelson Team
Place: 1st
Time: 14 days, 21 hours, 10 minutes
Averaged: 193.80 miles/day
Total Miles: 2,907.00 – Run It Fast – Race Across the USA Champions

The Suzy Michelson Team (Shane Tucker, captain)

  • Chris Clemens – 393.33
  • Barry Reece – 309.54
  • David Nichols – 293.63
  • Alex Barrientos – 286.87
  • Kimberly Atkins – 248.63
  • Thomas Fowler – 230.10
  • JR Reynolds – 203.67
  • Shane Tucker – 181.93
  • Leslie Studtmann – 168.60
  • Violeta Heisler – 127.05
  • Eryn Tyner – 114.81
  • Kim Crowe – 108.41
  • Anthony Ohrey – 99.35 (so, Anthony!)
  • Jeff Lea – 83.32
  • Trent Rosenbloom – 65.29

Congrats to all these amazing runners!

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