Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon

2012 Competitive Entry Bios

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Peak Veterans:

Those that got in through the Competitive Entry process that have run the PPA/M in the last 3 years (2009+):

Ascent:

Marathon:
Marc Casal Mir - #61
Oscar Casal Mir - #62


First time Peak runners or those with older PP times:

Ascent:
Ashley H Arnold - #84
1. 7/8/12 US Mountain Running Championships (Loon Mountain Race), around 5.5 miles, Lincoln, NH, 8th female: link
2. 5/12/2012 Black Canyon Ascent, Montrose, CO, 6 miles (47:50), 2nd female: link
3. 3/10/12 Way Too Cool 50K, Cool, CA, 50K (4:07:45), 4th female: link
4. 1/12 Charleston Marathon, Charleston, SC, 26.2 miles (2:57:17), 1st female (5th overall): link
5. 8/11 GORE-TEX TransRockies Stage Race, Buena Vista to Beaver Creek, CO, around 120 miles, first place open women division (with sister, Cynthia Arnold): link

Sage C Canaday - #61
2012 Mt. Washington Road Race Champion in a time of 58:26
2-time Olympic Trials Qualifier in the Marathon (2:16:52 marathon best)
2008 Ivy League Conference Champion at 10,000m (29:47 personal best)

Ellie M Keyser - #85
2011 Rock Canyon Springs Half Marathon, 13.1 miles, 1:23:13, 1st female overall, link
2012 Boulder Spring Half Marathon, 13.1 miles, 1:23:14, 2nd female overall, link
2012 Cheyenne Mountain 24k, 24k, 1:44:14, 2nd female overall, link
2012 Colorado Marathon, 26.2 miles, 2:58:05, 1st female overall, link

Marathon:
Kasie W Enman - #84
2011 World Mountain Running Championship, 8.6k, 40:39, 1st link
2011 U.S. Mountain Running Championship, 8k, 32:59, 1st link
2008 Mount Washington Road Race, 7.6mi, 1:13:26, 2nd link

Tina Emelie Forsberg - #70
Zegama marathon, 3 woman: link
3 peaks UK, 2 woman: link
AXA Mountain marathon in Sweden: 1 woman: link

Lauren Jeska - #81
2012 June 16 Great Lakes Run, English Fellrunning Championships (13 miles 7000 feet up and down), 1st woman in 03:28:38 (40th overall) setting a new course record link
2012 May 20 Zegama Skymarathon, ISF World Series, 4th woman link
2011 October 30 Lucerne Marathon, 1st woman in 02:48:17 link
2011 June 4 Duddon, English Fellrunning Championships, (18 miles 6000 feet up and down), 1st woman in 03:14:26, 32nd overall link

Kilian Jornet Burgada - #63
- Zegama, 42km, 4h, 1st place link
- Western States, 160km, 15h, 1st place link
- UTMB, 160km, 20h, 1st position link

Max King - #64
USATF Trail Marathon Championships Nov 2011 2:30 1st
World Mountain Running Championships Sept 2011 1st
Xterra Trail Run World Championships 13.1 miles Dec 2011 1st

Dave J Mackey - #65
Pikes Marathon - finished 2nd place three times

Sandi M Nypaver - #85
link
Mountain Massochist: 50+ miles (It's Horton miles so its actually about 53) 8:05, Virginia, 1st
Promise Land 50k (34 miles), 5:31, Virginia, 1st
Grindstone 100: 23:05, Virginia, 1st (CR)
Ice Age 50: 7:30, Wisconsin, 1st (part of the montrail cup)

Michele L Suszek - #83
1. USA Mountain Trail Champs 7/8/12, 5 miles, 10th in 52:26 link
2. USA 50 mile Trail Champs 3/6/12, 1st in 7:25:41 link
3. Olympic Trials Marathon 1/14/12, 43rd in 2:40:33 link
4. World Mountain Trail Championships, 21st link
5. USA Mountain Trail Champs 6/26/11, 2nd in 34:45 link

J Marshall Thomson - #68 (reassigned #1061)
Collegiate Peaks 50mile 4/28/2012 , time 6:35.28 (course record) 1st place link
Xterra Cheyenne mountain trail run 24k 4/14/2012, time 1:27.27 1st place link
Aspen Backcountry Marathon 2011 3:43.27 1st place link
Mt. Sneffels Marathon 2011 2:49:14 1st place link
Leadville Trail Marathon 2011 3:50.11 2nd place link

Mireia Miro Varela - #82
Dolomites Sky Race (22km 1st place in 2h 06min) link

Greg Vollet - #67 (Wore bib #68)
Taygetos Challenge- GREECE - 1st Overall - 2nd Tom Owens link
Kinabalu Climbathon - Malaisia - 7th - 2h55'25" link
Kilian's ClassiK - France - 2nd - (First Kilian Jornet) link


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