Courtney Dauwalter

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Courtney Dauwalter (born February 13, 1985) is an American ultramarathon runner.[1] She finished the Moab 240 race in 2 days, 9 hours, and 59 minutes, faster than any of the men in the pack and beating the second-place finisher by more than 10 hours.[2]

Ultra-distance running[edit]

In 2016, Dauwalter set the record on the Javelina Jundred 100K and won the Run Rabbit Run 100-mile race 75 minutes ahead of second place. In 2017, she set the record for the longest run in 24 hours, at 155.391 miles during the Riverbank One Day Classic.[3] She also won the 2017 Run Rabbit Run during which she battled temporary blindness for the final 12 miles, a tough, technical part of the trail with rocks, turns, and obstacles[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Byerly, Rebecca (December 8, 2018). "The gruelling sport in which women appear to hold a psychological edge". The Irish Times. Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  2. ^ Rojek, Taylor (2018-08-03). "There's No Stopping Ultrarunner Courtney Dauwalter". Runners World.
  3. ^ Mitka, Nate (2017-10-16). "238 Miles On Foot: Courtney Dauwalter Wins Moab Ultra". Gearjunkie.
  4. ^ Schranz, Eric (2017-09-15). "Courtney Dauwalter | Blind Perseverance at RRR100". Ultrarunnerpodcast.