Race Results

Men’s Stats Through 2010

The men’s individual places in 2010 were strong and even more important, it was the best men’s team points score in the history of the team.

Ranking By Finishing Place

Place First Last Time Year Type % of leader Location Country Team Score 1 Jay Johnson 1:11:42 1987 M 100.00 Lenzerheide-Valbella Switzerland - 2 Dave Dunham 0:51:48 1993 M 100.16 Gap France 210 5 Scott Gall 0:56:42 1999 M 103.22 Sabah Malaysia 182 9 Dave Dunham 1:13:08 1992 M 103.00 Susa Italy 89 9 Jay Johnson 1:18:33 1990 M 104.11 Telfes Austria 80 9 Pablo Vigil 1:16:16 1987 M 106.37 Lenzerheide-Valbella Switzerland More >

Women’s Stats through 2010

The 2010 team saw a gap of only 85 seconds between the first US finisher and the fourth.  The team score was the 4th best ever, with the three ahead of it all podium finishing teams.  Kristen Price scored the 10th best percent of leader with 107.71%.

Women’s Rank by Place

Place First Last Time Year Type % of leader Location Country Team Score 3 Laura Haefeli 0:41:49 2007 W 106.72 Ovronnaz Switzerland 23 8 Christine Lundy 0:42:23 2007 W 108.17 Ovronnaz Switzerland 23 8 Anita Ortiz 0:42:33 2003 W 109.01 Girwood, Alaska USA 71 8 Laura Haefeli 0:43:38 2005 W 110.00 More >
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Megan Lund finishes 4th at Jungfrau Marathon

In a race that she called one of the toughest of her career, Megan Lund, a member of the 2009 & 2010 US Mountain Running Team, had the highest US women’s finish ever at the 2010 Jungfrau Marathon in Interlaken, Switzerland this past Saturday.   Lund finished 4th overall, 2 minutes 4 seconds behind winner Simona Staicu of Hungary in this very challenging Mountain Marathon.  This follows up on her 21st place finish the week before at the World Mountain Running Championships in Kamnik, Slovenia.

Megan has had a very strong year, qualifying for the 2012 US Olympic Marathon Trials and also More >

Awards Ceremony from the 2010 WMRC

The US Men won their first ever team silver medal, with an impressive finish that saw the team edge out mountain running legends from Italy and other nations.  Here’s a video from the awards ceremonies.  Please note, the video is best viewed in 720p format.

Video of US Teams finishing at the 2010 WMRC

See video below from the finish of the 2010 World Mountain Running Championships

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Women

Junior Women

Junior Men

Senior Men and Senior Women

U.S. Mountain Running Team Wins Silver at World Championships

Senior Men and Senior Women

Kamnik, Slovenia —- At today’s World Mountain Running Championships in Kamnik, Slovenia, the U.S. Men tallied 71 points to take the silver medal with their best team finish to date.

The U.S. has sent a men’s team to the mountain running championships (until 2009 known as the World Mountain Running Trophy) since 1990. In the past three uphill years (the course alternates between uphill terrain in even-numbered years and up/down terrain in odd-numbered years), the team has scored 102 points in 2004 to place eighth, 113 points in 2006 to place fifth, 76 points in 2008 to More >

Brandy Erholtz wins Pikes Peak Ascent, Team USA wins Gold

Courtesy of Nancy Hobbs

At today’s 55th running of the Pikes Peak Ascent, Team USA wins gold besting the other team competitors in the 7th WMRA World Long Distance Challenge, (England, Scotland, Slovenia, Germany) in spite of three of Team USA’s runners going off course approximately one mile below the A-frame water station which is approximately three mile from the summit finish line.

Brandy Erholtz, Bailey, CO, also led start to finish, but second and third-place finishers Kim Dobson, CO, and Anna Frost, Dunedin, NZ, were closing the gap in the final switchbacks on the course. The top three women finished within More >

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Lund wins Course de Sierre-Zinal in Switzerland

Megan Lund led the field from near the start of this 31km Skyrunning World Series event in Switzerland.  Lund finished in a time of 3h09’28”.   She outdistanced Britain’s Anglea Mudge, a past skyrunning world champion, who finished second in 3h11’02” and the new SkyMarathon® World Champion, France’s Laetitia Roux, third, in 3h11’48”.

Two other US Mountain Team members also had strong showings in the race, with Brandy Erholtz finishing in 4th and, on the men’s side, Joe Gray finished in 10th.

Complete Results

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Brandy Erholtz wins Harakiri Run in Austria

Mayrhofen-Austria, 1. August – The second “Harakiri Run” was also the second event of the WMRA Grand Prix 2010 circuit.  Excellent conditions with sunny but not hot weather and dry course announced attack to the course record set at the first edition in 2009.  Ahmet Arslan, 4-times European Champion was the winner in 50:39. Brandy Erholtz, USA, was the women’s winner in 1:04:26, over four minutes ahead of her nearest competitor  Michaela MERTOVA of the Czech Republic.