Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon

2008 Competitive Entry Bios

Peak Veterans:

Those that got in through the Competitive Entry process that have run the PPA/M in the last 5 years:
Andrea Williams, Peter S Vail


First time Peak runners or those with older PP times:

Simon T Booth:
Bio: 2nd overall sky runner world series 2005 (2nd Zegama, 2nd Dolmites, 2nd La Plagne, 2ng Grigne, 5th Kinabalu)
British mountain running champion 2002, 2005
Winner La Plagne 6000d 2000, 2001, 2002 (2nd 2004, 2005)
2nd Kinabalu 1999 (3rd 2000, 2001)


Zach Crandall:
Bio: 2007 San Juan Solstice (Lake City) 50 mile run- 10:37:01
2007 Horsetooth Mountain Trail Run- Fort Collins (8 miles 1500 ft vertical)- 58:58- 1st place
2007 Imogene Pass Run- 2:29:37- 4th Place
2006 Horsetooth Mountain Trail Run- Fort Collins (8 miles 1500 ft vertical)- 56:30- 1st Place
2006 Imogene Pass Run (short course- approx 14.25 miles)- 1:39:00- 1st Place
2006 New York City Marathon- 2:42:08
2006 Steamboat Continental Divide 16 mile trail run- 2:04:09- 1st place
2005 Mt. Sneffels Marathon- Ouray to Ridgway- 1:12 - 1st Place
University of Colorado all Big XII Conference/Region


Bryan E Dayton:
Bio: 1st place Chuckanut 50 k, Bellingham WA, March 16, 2008
2nd place Collegiate Peaks 25 mile, May 2, 2008
4th place Mt. Evans run 1:56 June 20,2008
1st place and set new course record Leadville Heavy half marathon (15.4 miles) 2:08 July 5,2008
7th place Barr Trail race, July 13,2008


Brandy L Erholtz:
Personal Bests
- 5k — 17:29 (07)
- 8K — 28:41 (06)
- 10K — 36:32 (06)
- 10 Mile — 59:45 (05)
- Half-Marathon — 1:19:31 (07)
- Full-Marathon — 2:49:16 (07)

Career Highlights
2008 4th Place Shamrock Marathon — 2:51:26
2007 1st Place Tucson Marathon — 2:49:16
2007 1st Place U.S. Marine Corps Memorial 5K — 17:29
2007 2nd Place Aetna 10 Miler — 61:03
2007 6th Place Bolder Boulder 10K — 36:47
2007 2nd Place Cherry Creek Sneak 5 Mile — 30:07
2007 12th Place Houston Marathon — 2:53:06
2007 & 2006 -1st Place Freedom 4th of July Race-Evergreen — 18:13 & 18:22
2006-9th best in Minnesota Open Women’s Runners of the year
2007& 2006 2nd Place United Way Turkey Trot 4mi — 23:16, 23:38
2006-3rd Place Denver Marathon — 2:58:46
2006-1st Place Evergreen Cougar Stride 5K — 18:00
2006-4th Place Cross Roads ? Marathon — 1:21:53
2006-2nd Place Georgetown to Idaho Springs 1/2-Marathon — 1:22:06
2006-2nd Place Evergreen Town Race 10K — 36:34
2006 & 2005-1st Place Earth Day Half-Marathon — 1:21:51 &1:21:25
2006& 2005-7th & 6th place Get In Gear 10K — 36:32 & 36:34
2006, 2005 & 2004-7th, 6th, 15th place Human Race 8K — 28:41, 29:29, 30:18
2005- 2nd place Thunder Bay 10 miler — 59:45
2005 & 2004-1st place Aqua-Fina Hayward Half-Marathon — 1:22:21 &1:25:42
2005& 2004-3rd &1st place New Prague Half-Marathon — 1:20:58 &1:21:30
2005 & 2004-11th best in Minnesota Open Women’s Runners of the Year
2004-5th place Twin Cities 10 miler (State Age Group Record) — 60:05

Trail & Mountain Running
2007-4th place NACAC Canmore Challenge 12K — 59:12
2007-4th place Mt. Tam Trophy Race 12k — 61:28
2007-3rd place Teva Mountain Games Vail Cytomax 10K — 55:47
2007 1st Place Greenland 25K Trail Race — 1:53:45
2007 & 2006-1st Place Chatfield 10 Mile Trail Race — 1:04:41 &1:05:57


Ryan M Padilla:
Bio:
1. 2008 USATF 12K Trail National Championships, 10th overall, 1:05:39
2. 2008 Boston Marathon, 97th overall, 2:35:16
3. 2007 Imogene Pass Run (17M), 2nd overall, 2:25:14 4. 2007 Golden Leaf Half Marathon, 4th overall, 1:29:38
5. 2006 Great Aloha Run (13K), Overall winner ($1000 prize), 43:17


Tim Parr:
Bio:
7-21-08: The Berry Picker in Vail, 6th place, 4.3 miles 2,500 feet climb
6-7-08: Sage burner 50K in Gunnison Co. 1st place in 3:53
5-4-08: Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon, 5th place


Caroline Szuch:
3/2008 Hilo Marathon: 2nd place overall female
1/2008 PF Changs Rock N’ Roll Marathon (Run for a dream) — One of 38 women chosen nationwide, fully sponsored to run in an attempt to make the Olympic Trials 3:07

2007 Leadville Trail Marathon 2nd overall female
2007 St. George marathon 3:08
2007 Imogene Pass Run 2nd age group
2005 Mohican52 miler 2nd overall female
2005 Rucky Chucky 50K 3rd overall female.


Erin E Ward:
2007 Selected Races
Houston Marathon — January 14 — 2:48:18 — 8th
National Snowshoe Championships (10K) — March 10 — 49:43 — 4th
New Prague Half-Marathon — May 12 — *1:19:52 — 1st
Brian Kraft 5K — May 28 — *17:25 — 2nd
Back in Shape 5K — June 23 — 17:52 — 3rd
Victory 10K — September 3 — *36:28 — 3rd
St. George Marathon — October 6 — *2:45:58 — 7th

* PR for this distance


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