24 Hour Team

24hour-2The United States 24 Hour National Team will compete in the International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) 24 Hour World Championship under the patronage of the IAAF in Torino, Italy on April 11-12, 2015.  The United States will be represented by the USATF 24 Hour Team of up to six men and six women ultra marathon runners. The Team and alternates will be selected by the USATF Mountain , Ultra, and Trail Council (MUT) which was established in 1998 to help USATF administer ultra running in the United States.

Qualifying window: 10/11/2013-1/11/2015
Team Selection:  Monday and Tuesday, 1/12-13, 2015
Team Announced: Wednesday, 1/14/2015

Standards for Consideration to the 2015 U.S. National 24 Hour Team
To be considered for the USA 24 Hr National Team, runners must be citizens of the United States of America and be current USATF members and meet one of the following qualification standards.

  1. Athletes who meet the following qualifying standards for distance within the specified qualifying window will be entered into the pool of qualified athletes- Male- 135 MILES, Female- 120 MILES.
  2. All Team positions for both Men and Women (up to a total team membership of 6 Men and 6 Women) will be filled based on qualifying performances in 24-hour races or certified 24-hour splits in multiday fixed-time races, courses or tracks, in races which provide lap-recording to USATF and IAAF standards, in rank order.
  3. Minimum standards for consideration- Male- 135 miles, Female- 120 miles.
  4. Athletes interested in qualifying for consideration are urged to confirm that courses they may compete on are certified for distance (check race website or contact Race Director).

Qualifiers are as follows (as of 1/9/2015)

  1. Katalin Nagy 151.443 miles, 12/14/2014, Desert Solstice 24 Hr, Phoenix, AZ
  2. Traci Falbo 147.676 miles 12/14/2014, Desert Solstice 24 Hr, Phoenix, AZ
  3. Maggie Guterl, 142.0 miles 11/9/2014, NJ Trail Series One Day, Sussex, NJ
  4. Aly Venti 140.88 miles, 11/16/2014, Icarus Florida Ultrafest, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  5. Sky Canaves 136.0 miles, 11/9/2014, NJ Trail Series One Day, Sussex, NJ
  6. Traci Falbo (2), 135.182 Miles 8/6/2014, Six Days in the Dome, Anchorage, AK
  7.  Katalin Nagy (2) 133.470 miles, 3/16/2014 SC24, Spartanburg, SC
  8. Connie Gardner 132.71 miles 10/26/2013 24 The Hard Way, Oklahoma City, OK
  9. Lisa Hughey 131.56 miles 6/21/2014 Pacific Coast Trail Runs San Francisco Summer Solstice, San Francisco, CA
  10. Stacey Costa 130.19 8/10/2014, Six Days in the Dome, Anchorage, AK
  11. Jenny Hoffman 127.053 miles 9/21/2014 , North Coast 24 Hr, Cleveland, OH
  12. Connie Gardner 126.19 8/6/2014, Six Days in the Dome, Anchorage, AK
  13. Stacey Costa (2) 126.151 miles 12/14/2014, Desert Solstice 24 Hr, Phoenix, AZ
  14. Coutney Dauwalter 124.6 miles 6/7/2014 FANS 24 Hr, St. Paul, MN
  15. Katalin Nagy, 124.06 miles 10/26/2013 24 The Hard Way, Oklahoma City, OK
  16.  Shannon Johnstone 123.134 miles, 3/16/2014 SC24, Spartanburg, SC
  17. Megan Stegemiller 122.502 miles 10/31/2014, Dia de los Muertos, Lillington, NC
  18. Eileen Torres 121.649 miles, 9/21/2014, North Coast 24 Hr, Cleveland, OH

24hourMen (Qualifying Mark- 135 miles minimum)

  1.  Harvey Lewis 154.590 miles 3/16/2014, SC24, Spartanburg, SC
  2. Isaiah Janzen 154.587 miles, 9/21/2014 North Coast 24 Hr, Cleveland, OH
  3. John Cash 154.519 miles 12/14/2014, Desert Solstice 24 Hr, Phoenix, AZ
  4. Oliver Leblond, 152.549 miles, 12/15/2013, Desert Solstice 24 Hr, Phoenix, AZ
  5. Rich Riopel 146.969 miles, 12/14/2014, Desert Solstice 24 Hr, Phoenix, AZ
  6. Greg Armstrong 145.0 miles 9/27/2014, Around the World 24 Hr, Lebanon, TN
  7. Ed Ettinghausen, 144.623 miles, 12/15/2013, Desert Solstice 24 Hr, Phoenix, AZ
  8. Serge Arbona 143.82 miles, 7/20/2014, Back On My Feet 24, Philadelphia, PA
  9. Rich Riopel (2)142.725 miles, 9/28/2014, Hinson Lake, Rockingham, NC
  10. John Cash (2) 140.41 miles  10/26/2013 24 The Hard Way, Oklahoma City, OK
  11. Joe Fejes 140.0 miles 5/20/2014 Three Days at the Fair (48), Sussex, NJ
  12. Bob Hearn 139.5 miles 1/1/2015 New Year’s One Day, San Francisco, CA
  13. Greg Armstrong (2)138.963 miles 8/31/2014, Badgerland 24 Hr. Germantown, WI
  14. Greg Armstrong (3)138.48 miles 10/26/2013 24 The Hard Way, Oklahoma City, OK
  15. Andrew Snope 136.98 miles 8/9/2014, Six Days in the Dome, Anchorage, AK
  16. Harvey Lewis (2) 136.345 miles 9/21/2014, North Coast 24 Hr, Cleveland, OH
  17. Ed Ettinghausen(2), 136.25 miles 11/29/2013, Black Friday Races, Chula Vista, CA
  18. Serge Arbona (2) 136.0 miles 5/20/2014 Three Days at the Fair, Sussex, NJ
  19. Bill Cuthbert 136.0 miles 5/20/2014, Three Days at the Fair, Sussex, NJ
  20. Aaron Mulder 136.0 miles 11/9/2014, NJ Trail Series One Day, Sussex, NJ
  21. Joe Fejes (2) 135.425 miles 12/29/2013, Across the Years 6 Day, Phoenix, AZ

**Please submit notification of athletes missed in this ranking list to howardvchair@gmail.com. Include athlete name, race name, race date, and URL for race if possible.**