My dream of finishing UTD 100 miler began only a few months after having my amputation, after being asked to second Jo Keppler. I witnessed something that absolutely scared me the most and never visioned myself completing a race as tough as this. It was then that I made the decision to make UTD 100 the ultimate goal of mine. (not knowing a would be there a year later in 2022)
“I never thought about my age. I knew I could do it.” — Marjorie Kagan, ran her first marathon at age 81 after a few months of training
“I’m just glad they didn’t say practically dead when the headlines ran with my age. It’s never been an age thing for me. I still feel strong. I’m going to keep running as long as I can.” — Molly Friel, qualified for Olympic Marathon Trials at age 50
Like many of us, Adam Peterman was shaped by the adventures in his own backyard. From competing for his high school cross country team in Missoula, Montana to representing Team USA in Thailand, this Western States champion has learned to stay humble and enjoy the process.