Tag Archives: Western States

Update: Winter, Syracuse Half Marathon, Oil Creek 100 and Western States

Winter is finally here! It has been freezing the last few days, and this week, we are expected to get at least a foot of snow. I think the seasons are definitely confused! Training Update My training is going very … Continue reading

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NUMBER 7: Ann Trason

Ann Trason’s running resume is pretty much as good as it gets. She won Western States fourteen times and held the record until 2012. She almost won the race outright on more than one occasion. Ann still holds course records … Continue reading

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NUMBER 8: Kilian Jornet

Kilian Jornet is an enigma – it made him very difficult to place in this list. I considered putting him as high as second before ultimately settling on eighth. Kilian is only 26 years old and he has already dominated … Continue reading

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NUMBER 10: Ellie Greenwood

This was a tough decision for me. It’s not easy to compare track stars racing 1500m with ultra runners who are racing 100 miles. It’s also not easy to compare individuals who raced decades ago with ones who are still … Continue reading

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