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Michael Wardian's 2015 Season in Review

Michael Wardian's 2015 Season in Review

Michael Wardian's average race distance in 2015 was 29 miles and that number might be even higher if he logged all of his training days. To say the list of events he competed in during 2015, locations and countries traveled to, balancing a full time job and being a super dad, is impressive is totally an understatement. Wardian gives Beast Mode a whole new definition. Below is an impressive list of his stats and a list of highlights.

2015-Year Stats (as of December 7, 2015):
Total Races/Events:            45 races-events (44 events completed)
Total Distance Raced:         1,315.1 Miles / 2,191,83 Kilometers
Total Vertical Raced:           Over 160,000 Feet / 48,484.84 Meters
Total Overall Wins:             10 Overall wins
Total Master Wins:             31 Master Wins
First 100 Mile Win:              1 / Eastern States 100 Miler in Course Record
World Records:                    1 / 50K in 2:59:49 on Treadmill
Virtual Races Run:               1 / Falmouth Road Race
Total Cities Raced in:           16 cities around the world and Washington, DC area
Total Countries visited:        8 countries visited (Australia, Bahamas, France, Greece, Peru, New Zealand, Reunion, Spain)
Number of DNFs:                 1 / Spartathlon (tendinitis and hypothermia)
Number of illness:               1  from Peru...really terrible...wink.
Number of Hoka One Ones used: appx. 22 pairs of shoes (still have a few miles in some)

Highlights:
1) Setting the 50K World Record at the Hoka One One Sales Meeting
2) Running with the Bulls
3) Machu Picchu
4) Winning the Wings for Life World Run in Australia
5) Getting my first ever 100 Mile win at the Eastern States 100 Miler
6) Reunion Island for Diagonale des Fous, allowing me to do a race that scared me silly
7) Great Barrier Reef and Daintree in Australia
8) Tarawera 100K in New Zealand and visiting the South Island of New Zealand
9) Having the support, funding, encouragement and attention from you to complete 44 races and to get to share with my family.
10) Getting my 8th finish at the JFK 50 miler...only 2 more till I get 10 finishes at JFK

Next Scheduled Race: 
January 23, 2016-Hong Kong 100K-http://www.hk100-ultra.com/



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