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Ultra Running

Courtney Dauwalter

Leadville, CO

This sport in particular, I love because it keeps surprising me with what we're capable of and how far we can actually go

Stats

159.2

Miles ran in a day

283.3 miles

Longest distance

32

Number of wins

2017

Career Start

Meet Courtney Dauwalter

Courtney Dauwalter is an all-around athletic beast. Before attending University of Denver on a cross-country skiing scholarship, she not only competed in high school skiing, but also ran track and cross country in Hopkins, Minnesota. It wasn’t until 2017 when she became a full-time professional runner.

Courtney dominates her frontier and the competition. On October 15, 2017, during a scorching hot Sunday, Courtney competed in the Moab 240-mile endurance race. For most athletes, it would take three to five days to compete a course of this length. But for Courtney, she ran it in two days, nine hours, and fifty-nine minutes. On top of that, she beat the second-place male finisher by 10 hours. She continues push the limits as an unstoppable force in field.

Accomplishments:
  • 2020 George Mallory Award for pushing boundaries of physical human achievement
  • 2018 Named Ultra Runner of the Year by Ultrarunning Magazine
  • 2018 Western States Endurance Run, Champion (17 hours, 27 minutes)
  • 2017 Moab 240, First Overall Finisher (2 days, 9 hours, and 59 minutes)
  • 2016 Run Rabbit Run 100-mile race, Champion