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January 9, 2023 – iRunFar


This Week in Running Justin Mock TWIRIt’s January ninth, 2023, and are you continue to mistakenly writing 2022? And is it too late to nonetheless want somebody a Joyful New Yr? Perhaps, and I feel I’m firmly in 2023. There’s nonetheless not numerous racing, although, and that’s the way it’ll be for a stretch by way of the core of the Northern Hemisphere’s winter. We’re leaping into the Bandera 100k, although, and the rest we will discover.

Bandera 100k – Bandera, Texas

iRunFar earlier recapped the Bandera 100k and its significance as a Golden Ticket race, with 4 entries to the Western States 100 going out as prizes.


Eleventh ultimately 12 months’s Western States 100, Jeffrey Colt earned a approach again in if he desires it. Colt galloped away from the sector within the race’s second half towards a first-place 8:23 end. In October 2022, Colt was a part of the gold-medal-winning U.S. males’s crew on the Path World Championships 80k.

JP Giblin ditched his chasers and adopted Colt to the road with an 8:29 runner-up end. Giblin was second ultimately 12 months’s Leadville 100 Mile.

Third-place Canyon Woodward doesn’t do conservative, and he led early, finally ending third in 8:35.

Jeff Colt celebrates winning the 2023 Bandera 100k men's race.

Jeff Colt celebrates successful the 2023 Bandera 100k males’s race. Picture: Jesse Ellis/@letswanderphotography

The remainder of the highest 10 included:

4 – Chris Myers – 8:37
5 – Ryan Atkins (Canada) – 8:55
6 – John Kelly – 9:10
7 – Bryan Kerl – 9:14
8 – Christopher Sandefur – 9:25
9 – Alex Minor – 9:28
10 – Andrew Simpson – 9:31

Caleb Bowen, who ran the quickest 100 miler in North America final 12 months, was eleventh in 9:36.

Anticipated to problem for a podium end, Anthony Lee and Joe McConaughy have been among the many drops.


The calendar flip did nothing to alter Courtney Dauwalter‘s development. She dominated the ladies’s run with an 8:59 end that positioned her over an hour forward of everybody else. It was a brand new course document, bettering a mark that had stood since 2017.

Having simply missed a Golden Ticket earlier this 12 months, Nicole Bitter ran her approach in with a second-place 10:04, and Careth Arnold was third in 10:13. Arnold was second within the Bandera 50k in 2022.

Courtney Dauwalter, the 2023 Bandera 100k women's winner.

Courtney Dauwalter, the 2023 Bandera 100k ladies’s winner. Picture: Jesse Ellis/@letswanderphotography

The remainder of the highest 10 included:

4 – Amanda Basham – 10:20
5 – Katherine Quick (Canada) – 10:21
6 – Courtney Rouse – 10:38
7 – Katherine Track – 10:45
8 – Kasie Enman – 10:53
9 – Jacquie Mannhard – 11:05
10 – Elena Horton – 11:09

Ali Cooper was eleventh in 11:33, and 2016 Olympic 10,000-meter runner Alexi Pappas (Greece) was twelfth in 12:08.

Full outcomes.

The following Golden Ticket race is the February 11, 2023, Tarawera by UTMB 102k in New Zealand.

Further Races and Runs

Bandera 50k – Bandera, Texas

On high of the 100k, the race additionally had 50k races on each Saturday and Sunday. Geoff King and Tess Harvey received on Saturday in 5:42 and 6:59, and Joshua Fowler and Lucy Bartholomew (Australia) received on Sunday in 4:02 and 4:32. Full outcomes.

NN Egmond Half Marathon – Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands

Nienke Brinkman (Netherlands) received the road-and-beach half marathon in 1:18, ending first. Full outcomes (when accessible).

Spartanion – Tel Aviv, Israel

iRunFar earlier reported on Dominika Stelmach’s new 12-hour world document. She totaled 94.841 miles.

Over 24 hours, Ariel Rozenfeld (Israel) and Dóra Varga (Hungary) totaled 127.916 and 120.888 miles, respectively. Full outcomes.

Dominika Stelmach - 12 hour world record - 2023 Spartanion 1

Dominika Stelmach on the 2023 Spartanion race, the place she set a ladies’s 12-hour world document. Picture: Tomer Feder/Sport Images

Avalon Profit – Avalon, California

It was the forty second Avalon Profit race on Catalina Island, off the coast of Los Angeles. The races have been run on altered programs after heavy storms on the island. Paul Sinclair and Shelby Farrell received the 50 miler in 6:44 and seven:32. Each races have been shut, with Sinclair lower than 5 minutes in entrance of Connor Jackson and Farrell simply over two minutes forward of ladies’s runner-up Sofie Blicher. Fifty-kilometer winners Cory Mayfield and Caitlin Healey got here by way of in 3:46 and 4:37, respectively. Full outcomes.

No Fingers 50k – Auburn, California

Inside Path topped Logan Ziegenmeyer and Amber Graziano as its 50k winners in 4:39 and 6:14. Full outcomes.

San Tan Scramble 50k – Queen Creek, Arizona

Seth Rutt received the Aravaipa Working race in 4:25, and Selena Langner led the ladies in 4:54. Full outcomes.

Salem Lakeshore 50k – Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Josh Stone and Kristi Arledge obtained there first, clocking 3:14 and three:58. Full outcomes.

Subsequent Weekend – HURT 100 Mile – Honolulu, Hawai’i

The longtime race runs as 5 laps by way of the jungle. It maybe appears to be like rather less aggressive than in earlier years.


  • Sergio Florian – 2nd 2022 HURT 100
  • Masazumi Fujioka – sixth 2022 HURT 100 Mile
  • Nate Jaqua – 2nd 2020 HURT 100
  • Cory Logsdon – third 2022 HURT 100
  • Brian Oestrike – 4th 2018 HURT 100
  • Coree Woltering – third 2022 Lookout Mountain 50 Mile


  • Teresa Allman – sixth 2022 HURT 100
  • Candice Burt – ninth 2020 HURT 100
  • Alyssa Clark – 1st 2022 Lake Sonoma 100k
  • Tracy Garneau (Canada) – 1st 2012 HURT 100
  • Aneta Zeppettella – 4th 2022 C&O Canal 100

Full entrant checklist.

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Bandera weekend is my anniversary of authoring this column, and has it actually been eight years?! What outcomes feedback can you permit us to have fun?


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