News & Media

News & Media

The Negative Splits Podcast 2016 NEW
Tough Girl Podcast with Sara Williams 2016 NEW
Territorio Trail RadioRunning 2016   NEW
Trail Runner Nation Podcast Is It More Than Running? with Zach Bitter, Mike Wardian & Karis DeVore 2016
Running Times May/June 2015
UK The Guardian, February 2015
MTNMEISTER Podcast interview November 2014
TrailRunnerPodcast with AJW, May 2014
iRunFar.com Interview, February 2014
UltraRunnerPodcast interview, February 2014
TrailRunner magazine, March 2013
TrailRunner magazine, June 2009
Runner’s World – Comrades Marathon special, 1997
Runner’s World magazine, November 1997
Running Times magazine, September 1996
Runner’s World magazine, February 1996 The New York Times, January 7, 1996
Runner’s World magazine, March 1995
Elle magazine, May 1993
Outside magazine, May 1993


Career Highlights

Western States Endurance Run
14 time women’s winner (1989-1999 & 2000-2003) Held course record for 18 years (17:37), when surpassed by Ellie Greenwood in 2012. Second Place Overall 1995 & 1994, third place 1996, 1993, & 1992 Thirteen times in top 10 overall.

Leadville Trail 100
Four time women’s winner (1988, 1990, 1994, 1998), course record holder (18:06)
Second overall in 1994, third Place 1990

Grand Slam Finisher 1998 (79:23:21)
Fastest cumulative female time

Comrades Marathon (54 miles)
South Africa Two time women’s winner 1996 & 1999 1996 set-up hill course record (6:13)

100 Kilometer World Championship
Two time women’s winner (1998 & 1995) Set world record (7:00:47) 1995

1989 TAC (now U.S.A Track & Field)
24 Hour National Championship First & only women to win National Track & Field Championship outright.

Races won outright
1994 Silverstate 50 mile Trail Run
1992 Quicksilver 50 Mile Trail Run
1991 Sri Chinmoy 100 mile
1991 Bay Area 12 Hour
1989 24 Hour National Championship

U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials Qualifier 1988, 1992 and 1996
Only person to qualify for the Olympic Trails Maratho “in-route” to a longer distance

Awards
1995 American Runner of the Year (Runner’s World Magazine)
1988-1998 & 2001 Ultra Runner of the Year (Ultrarunning Magazine)
1988-1992, 1994-95 USA Track & Field Ultra Runner of the Year
1994 Hall of Fame Inductee, Road Runner’s Club of America

Personal Bests
(Road) 40 Mile: 4:26:13 50 Mile: 5:40:18 100 Km: 7:00:47 12 Hour: 90 mi, 1312 yd
(Track) 12 Hour: 91mi, 1258 yd 100 mile: 14:29:44 100 Km: 7:48:14