Events: Masters ultra running
Born: 7-7-1948 in Sheboygan, WI
Current Residence: Sheboygan, WI
Club/Team: Badgerland Striders
- Kohler Co.
- Wigwam Mills Inc.
- Newton Running Co.
- Tiger Tail
- US Open championships at 100MI and twice at 24Hr
- Open US records at 100MI and 48Hr and twice at 24Hr
- Three top 4 finishes at Greece's Spartathlon and the American Masters course record holder
- Three top 4 finishes at the 48 hours of Surgeres, FRA
- Over 60 each US Championship titles and age group records
- Undefeated in age group competition at 24Hr National Championships
- Owns one world age group record at 24Hr in 60-64
- Two-time world masters champion at 100 km
- Finished over 105 marathons and 156 ultras
has been a prolific ultra champion at numerous distances and time races.
He continues to excel in masters competition and has been the oldest member of
the national 24hr team for 7 years as well as the only member to be on all 7
teams competing at the IAU 24Hr WCs. He also is involved as an
administrator at local, state, national and international levels.
In their own words...
Running achievement I am most proud of:
Breaking the 48Hr OPEN American Record at age 48.
Why I run: For my health, competition and social interaction.
Future Goals: Continue to serve my sport, compete, pursue a speaking career and write an autobiography.
Favorite quote: Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.