Marathon Maniacs Marathons/Ultras run by #852
Robert Towne

Seq Race Date City ST Finish
Time
Distance Bib Overall
Place
Sex
Place
Age
Place
Remarks
117 Market to Market 10/12/13 Lincoln NE 4:58:11 50 km 635 49/ 151 40/ 106 8/ 27 Destroyed my repaired knee. Enough said.
116 Lake Tahoe 09/30/13 Tahoe City CA 4:20:45 Marathon 473 58/ 271 41 1/ 8 Final leg of the Triple. Came in 9/74 in the triple with a combined time of 12:46:01. Won 60+ age group in the marathon/triple.
115 Cal-Neva 09/28/13 Spooner NV 4:06:25 Marathon 473 12/ 122 6 1 Second marathon of the Tahoe Triple. Felt good for most of the run. Sore quads on the downhill. Two down and one to go.
114 Emerald Bay 09/27/13 S. Lake Tahoe CA 4:18:51 Marathon 473 17/ 105 10 2 First marathon of the Tahoe Triple. A hard road marathon with the challenge of heavy traffic and a 700' elevation gain at mile 23.
113 Sunriver 09/01/13 Sunriver OR 3:49:48 Marathon 99 31/ 111 21/ 64 1/ 3 First marathon since knee surgery. Very difficult and slow. Nice day to run. It will take awhile to regain my stamina. It will come.
112 Greenland 05/04/13 Larkspur CO 4:59:56 50 km 138 36/ 125 32 1/ 6 7k elevation and 18 hours in a car plus a bad stomach made this a challenge but I bested 5 hrs by a few seconds and really enjoyed CO on a great running day.
111 Spokane River Run 04/21/13 Spokane WA 5:14:50 50 km 804 30/ 68 24/ 41 1/ 4 Finished halfway between my other finishes. Felt good the entire event. Ran 10 minute miles.
110 Yakima River Canyon 04/06/13 Ellensburg WA 3:38:36 Marathon 103 44/ 390 37/ 234 1/ 16 Nice weather but a bear of a headwind. Felt like I was running with a parachute. Had some 10 minute miles. Love the canyon and the course tho.
109 Prairie Spirit 03/23/13 Ottawa KS 8:17:35 50 mi 122 6/ 55 5 1/ 3 Heavy snow and wind made this easy run challenging. 7 inches of snow in late March.
108 Georgia 03/17/13 Atlanta GA 3:32:11 Marathon 2847 125/ 1833 110/ 1181 2/ 28 Quite hilly and crowded. Just didn't have much in the second half. Really enjoyed Atlanta and 70 degrees.
107 Mecedes 02/17/13 Birmingham AL 3:23:12 Marathon 717 97/ 995 85 1/ 19 Ground zero for the civil rights movement. Positive changes since the 60's and a positive run.
106 Louisiana 01/20/13 Baton Rouge LA 3:27:50 Marathon MM852 80/ 930 68/ 528 2/ 19 Wonderful conditions in a great Capitol City. 37 States on our 37th Anniversary.
105 Midsouth 11/03/12 Wynne AR 3:41:43 Marathon 174 14/ 179 12 1/ 10 Hot and very windy can make for a long day. It did. First retirement run. Drove a 1000 miles and slept in the truck.
104 Indianapolis 10/20/12 Indianapolis IN 3:26:02 Marathon 754 47/ 659 40/ 400 1/ 14 Beautiful fall colors on a brisk autumn day in IN. Had a little more speed today. Felt comfortable the whole run.
103 Maine 09/30/12 Portland ME 3:38:49 Marathon 264 170/ 980 141/ 591 4/ 28 Steady rain and steady run. My fourth double and I felt good but a little slow. Always worried the wheels may come off. No speed available. Only one mile sub 8.
102 New Hampshire 09/29/12 Bristol NH 3:34:10 Marathon 64 34/ 290 28 1/ 20 Rolling hills in a beautiful place. Just couldn't find another gear.
101 Run Woodstock 09/07/12 Pinckney MI 17:34:42 100 km 126 1 1 1 Entered the 100 and dropped down to the 100k (67 miles) due to severe weather and mud and mental and physical fatigue. Worse conditions I've ever run with torrential & cold rains.
100 Vermont 100 Miler 07/21/12 Brownsville VT 22:17:04 100 mi 297 70/ 306 62 1 100th event to celebrate my 60th. Good day Still had trouble with the quads on the last 10 and had a sour stomach. Won new age group by 3 minutes.
99 Laurel Highlands 06/09/12 Ohiopyle PA 6:24:28 50 km 102 14/ 101 11   Tough course with 3 major climbs. The weather was perfect I just wish the driving was too.
98 Jemez 05/19/12 Los Alamos NM 12:48:46 50 mi 929 46/ 88 38 6 Course change due to fire. Still hard with lots of climbing. Slowed at the end with bad stomach. Love NM.
97 Kentucky Derby 04/28/12 Louisville KY 3:18:32 Marathon 1591 93/ 2116 87/ 1331 1/ 88 Ran exactly even splits and the best marathon in 3 years and after a 50 miler. We ran thru Churchill Downs a week before the Derby - horses were training.
96 Bull Run Run 04/14/12 Clifton VA 9:02:36 50 mi 143 59/ 327     Moderately tough course. Jet lag played a part but I'm okay with the outcome.
95 Knoxville 04/01/12 Knoxville TN 3:23:26 Marathon 762 41/ 724 37/ 460 1/ 30 Won Grand Masters for 50 to 59 with only 3 months till I'm a super master. Easy steady day on moderately hard course
94 National Rock & Roll 03/17/12 DC DC 3:27:06 Marathon 2199 209/ 3129 183/ 1715 1/ 69 A beautiful day for a run in a great city. My typical time plus a few seconds. Switchfoot was playing when I finished - great band.
93 Columbia 03/10/12 Columbia SC 3:30:49 Marathon 3004 58/ 504   1 Nice run in sunny SC. Worn out by all the week's travel. Surprisingly won the age group. Very friendly people.
92 George Washington's Birthday 02/19/12 Greenbelt MD 3:26:42 Marathon 260 15/ 201   3/ 35 Same race and same time as last year. Steady run. I guess 3:26 is my time.
91 ING Miami Marathon 01/29/12 Miami FL 3:26:05 Marathon 1445 242/ 3945 211/ 2581 4/ 124 Big city marathon with a local feel. Even splits on a very humid day. State #27. Nice tour of the city.
90 Red Eye 01/01/12 Triangle VA 5:45 50 km   6 4 1 What a way to ring in the New Year. Virginia Happy Trails did it again. Chocolate Bacon was a new aid station treat - not bad. Beautiful day on single track.
89 Potomac Heritage Trail 11/13/11 Washington DC DC 6:33:10 50 km 87 18     Absolutely beautiful trail and the fall leaves fell like snow. Slow time, no worries. Just enjoying the eastern forest and trails for over 6 hours. Now time to rest.
88 Marine Corps 10/30/11 Arlington VA 3:33:06 Marathon 24555 1371/ 20895 1148/ 12365 26/ 669 Cold and sunny. Pretty worn out from a year of running. Inspired by the Marines and wounded warriors. Well done event.
87 Amica Newport 10/16/11 Newport RI 3:36:42 Marathon 790 92/ 822 78/ 488 9/ 65 Beautiful course. Ran steady and felt good. Had to leave immediately to drive to Hartford and flight to DC. Whew!
86 ING Hartford Marathon 10/15/11 Hartford CT 3:24:24 Marathon 1691 226/ 2314 196/ 1424 4/ 83 I wanted to run harder than I did but satisfied. If I was 9 mos. older would have won age group by 17 minutes. Nice city and well run.
85 Yonkers 09/18/11 Yonkers NY 3:28:05 Marathon 235 25/ 177 24/ 140 1/ 18 Hillly course on a bright and beautiful day. Race was pretty consistent.
84 Dahlgren Trail Run 08/06/11 King George VA 4:52:03 50 km 87 20/ 91 18 3/ 16 Started feeling the VT 100 at 22 otherwise okay on a humid day.
83 Vermont 100 07/16/11 Brownsville VT 22:58:08 100 mi 269 74/ 297   7/ 50 Beautiful course. Quads were gone at 80 so had to shuffle in the last 20. Buckled.
82 Jemez Mountain Trail Run 05/21/11 Los Alamos NM 13:21:20 50 mi 324 65/ 118     Beautiful and brutal. If you like technical and elevation, this is it. 65 minuutes faster than last year without the vomit. Probably 20 to 25 minutes of improvement available.
81 New Jersey 05/01/11 Long Branch NJ 3:30:15 Marathon 1895 190/ 1855 170/ 1134 3/ 55 Held back until mile 21 and then I ran like the wind with only a couple of hours of sleep. Beautiful Atlantic Ocean views and easy course.
80 Delware Trail 04/30/11 Newark DE 4:17:24 Marathon 744 16/ 82 16 2 Beautiful single track thru eastern hardwood forest with 4 river crossings and some mud. Really enjoyed the trail.
79 Blue Ridge Mtn 04/16/11 Roanoke VA 3:41:43 Marathon 264 18 14 2/ 14 Toughest marathon in the US? Maybe. Certainly the most rain. Great training and beautiful medal.
78 National 03/26/11 Washington DC DC 3:24:45 Marathon 4052 352/ 2867 318 4/ 73 4 thons in 5 weeks and it showed today. It was hard all day. If you substract the 2 min. potty break not a bad effort. Ran by my office at MIB.
77 Tobacco Road 03/20/11 Cary NC 3:21:38 Marathon 1045 95/ 1052 87 1/ 37 Pretty easy run and little faster than 2 weeks ago. Met Dee and Diana from PA. Fun people. NC is my 20th State.
76 B&A Trail Marathon 03/06/11 Severna Park MD 3:22:57 Marathon 339 26/ 229 25/ 172 2/ 21 Ran with Keith until mile 24 and then he dusted the last 2 and beat me by 10 sec. Rain held off and I ran even splits.
75 George Washington's Birthday 02/20/11 Greenbelt MD 3:26:15 Marathon 193 19/ 219 19 5/ 38 For Francie. When it got hard it was easy considering...
74 Tri-Cities Marathon 10/31/10 Richland WA 3:31:42 Marathon 497 35 33 3 Pretty scary, especially the headwind. Time for a rest.
73 Spokane Marathon 10/10/10 Spokane WA 3:31:05 Marathon 61 13/ 177 13 1/ 9 The nexus for number of events, age, speed, for distance events was reached. Bonked at 16.
72 Priest Lake 09/25/10 Priest Lake ID 3:27:23 Marathon 22 2 2 1 Fairly difficult course on FS roads. Led for 21 miles and missed 1st place by 1:19. Nice day.
71 Little Grand Canyon 09/11/10 Huntington UT 3:30:08 Marathon 222 12/ 121 12 1/ 9 Last 10 miles truely beautiful, and BLM. Worried about the quads from 6 days ago - everything worked okay. Loved the day.
70 Grand Teton Trail Marathon 09/05/10 Alta WY 5:12:16 Marathon 730 11/ 45 8 3 First run after shin injury. Start at 8k elevation, run to 10k in 2.5 miles w/o the lungs bursting. The Tetons and single track were incredible. Burnt the quads. One of the few flatlanders in the field.
69 Missoula Marathon 07/11/10 Missoula MT 3:22:04 Marathon 1260 100/ 1276 92 2/ 62 Deserves to be rated as one of the best. Well organized and steady for me and good prep for White River in 3 weeks.
68 Deepwater 06/13/10 Athol ID 5:56:55 50 km 256 3/ 11 3 1 Dropped down to the 50k - just wasn't into 2 more laps and I got to work tomorrow.
67 Coeur d'Alene Marathon 05/30/10 Coeur d'Alene ID 3:41:58 Marathon 490 78/ 403 53/ 221 4/ 20 Don't try this at home - running a marathon after a really hard 50-miler. Slowest marathon ever.
66 Jemez Mountain Trail Run 05/22/10 Los Alamos NM 14:26:12 50 mi 480 62/ 100 55 3 Extremely challenging 50-miler that kicked my butt and stomach. 50% drop rate for the run. Climbed 4 peaks (3 over 10k) and had a number of miles of cross country, over boulders, thru streams, and under trees.
65 Tacoma City Marathon 05/02/10 Tacoma WA 3:22:57 Marathon 475 31/ 391 30 1/ 30 Windy, hilly, and steady.
64 Spokane River Run 04/18/10 Spokane WA 5:45:12 50 km 176 42/ 70 29 3 After so many races and a 50 miler last weekend something had to give - my time. Beautiful day and heavy, heavy legs.
63 Mt. Si Ultra 04/11/10 Snoqualamie WA 7:29:41 50 mi 29 8/ 46 8 1 Not as easy as you think with a 10 mile uphill grade. Good day to run.
62 Yakima River Canyon Marathon 03/27/10 Ellensburg WA 3:25:40 Marathon 162 46/ 530 38 2 Run for fun on a great course and excellent race management.
61 Centennial Trail Run 03/13/10 Spokane WA 5:06:30 37 mi   1/ 28 1 1 Much better conditions than 2008 race where we had to post-hole thru the snow for the first 10 miles.
60 President's Day 50K 02/15/10 Bothell WA 4:16:17 50 km 502 1/ 6 1 1 Nice day on an easy course.
59 Pigtails 50K 01/23/10 Renton WA 4:41:44 50 km 160 10/ 80 10 1/ 12 Well done Van. Ironic the weather in Spokane was sunny and in Renton - rain. A little slow but it was good to get a run in.
58 Seattle Marathon 11/29/09 Seatle WA 3:39:00 Marathon 2420 420/ 2229 341/ 1430 12/ 75 Second run of the double. Took it easy for the first 14 and had a lot left for the finish.
57 Seattle Ghost Marathon 11/28/09 Seattle WA 3:36:13 Marathon 164 7/ 60 6 1 First of my first double. Easy run except for the wind.
56 Tri-Cities Marathon 10/25/09 Richland WA 3:20:57 Marathon 208 38/ 234 34 1 After a down year I was able to hold a consistent pace for the marathon - not fast, but consistent. Nice course and great day for running.
55 Spokane Marathon 10/11/09 Spokane WA 3:35:43 Marathon 183 33/ 164 28 2 A beautifully frigid run. Slowest since my first 19 years ago - consequence of training for ultra trails
54 Hauling Aspen Trail Marathon 08/09/09 Bend OR 4:05:17 Marathon 222 29/ 117 26 3 Really fun run in the Deschutes National Forest.
53 Western States Endurance Run 06/27/09 Squaw Valley CA 29:02:17 100 mi 155 180/ 238 149 25 Heat and bad quads made this difficult run even harder. I finished and got my bronze buckle.
52 Miwok 05/02/09 San Francisco CA 12:59:50 100 km 345 122/ 260 91 11 Replace views and California sun with rain, mud, wind, and cold and throw in a really tough course and call it a day. I finished but not sure I like this distance.
51 Spokane River Run 04/19/09 Spokane WA 4:45:31 50 km 992 12/ 47 11 1 An absolutely beautiful course in Riverside SP. Great trails and good weather for Spokane. Nice! Lost my shoe in the mud in the last mile.
50 Yakima River 04/04/09 Yakima WA 3:13:50 Marathon 54 16/ 441 16 1/ 41 Nice course, great weather for a steady run. 50th marathon/ultra.
49 Chuckanut 50 03/21/09 Bellingham WA 5:26:03 50 km 199 68/ 270 60 4 Great day for a mountain run. Still a quad burner at the end. Tied with MM#3.
48 Centennial Trail Run 03/07/09 Spokane WA 5:10:57 37 mi   1/ 18 1 1 Really good day for a run and the snow conditions were favorable. Got stuck behind a 8' barbed wire fence for awhile.
47 Hagg Lake 02/21/09 Forest Grove OR 5:02:22 50 km 424 34/ 118 27 2 The "mud bowl" wasn't all that muddy and 55 degrees is a lot better than Spokane's freezing fog. A long & hard day for me.
46 Pigtails 50K 01/24/09 Renton WA 4:18:08 50 km 77 3/ 49 3 1 No snow, no inversion plus dirt and a little sun - it doesn't get any better. Come on spring. Also our 33rd anniversary.
45 Marshall University Marathon 11/02/08 Huntington WV 3:15:55 Marathon 57 31/ 342 30 2 WE ARE MARSHALL...for a few hours. You carry a football across the finish line and place a memorial rose after mile 25. Fifteen great states and all are special.
44 Marine Corps Marathon 10/26/08 Arlington VA 3:14:03 Marathon 16577 440/ 18266 401/ 11119 1/ 550 Beautiful day in our Capital. A little more crowded than local ultras.
43 Uncle Joe 09/07/08 Newport WA 5:09:24 50 km 179 7/ 36 5 2 Tired after the 100 two weeks ago. Great weather and course and I felt good on the last 10 miles.
42 Lean Horse 100 08/23/08 Hot Springs SD 19:11:59 100 mi 179 8/ 83 7 2/ 27 First 100. Beautiful course in the Black Hills.
41 White River 07/26/08 Crystal Mountain WA 9:24:12 50 mi 228 58/ 202 48 2 Beautiful day for a difficult run. My heel is one huge and extremely painful blister. USATF 55 - 59, 50 mile trail champion.
40 Let's Climb a Mountain 07/12/08 Spokane WA 5:14:10 37.8 mi 23 1/ 29 1 1 New course due to construction. Longer and still has a lot of hills.
39 McDonald Forest Trail Run 05/10/08 Corvallis OR 5:25:35 50 km 137 42/ 163 37 3 Difficult trail run expecially after a marathon 6 days ago. Good to be back in the forest and on the trails.
38 The Flying Pig 05/04/08 Cincinnati OH 3:17:59 Marathon 4861 217/ 4725 202/ 2719 2 Great marathon although still weary from the 100k
37 WSU 100K 04/20/08 Pullman WA 9:49:48 100 km 203 1/ 4 1 1 Windy,cold, and finished
36 American River 50 Miler 04/05/08 Sacramento CA 7:52:09 50 mi 759 47/ 468 43 4 Enjoyable trail/bike path run, although the last 3.5 miles are a killer.
35 Chuckanut 50 03/15/08 Bellingham WA 5:21:55 50 km 319 56/ 294 50 3 Fun in the mud
34 Centennial Trail Ultra 03/01/08 Spokane WA 5:12:22 37 mi   1/ 22 1 1  
33 Austin Marathon 02/17/08 Austin TX 3:08:28 Marathon   154/ 5134 134/ 3093 2  
32 Bridle Trail 50k 01/12/08 Kirkland WA 5:12:55 50 km   9/ 44 9 2  
31 Route 66 Marathon 11/18/07 Tulsa OK 3:03:57 Marathon   12/ 1058 12/ 656 1  
30 Spokane Marathon 10/14/07 Spokane WA 3:04:15 Marathon   6 5 1 Masters course record.
29 McKenzie River 50k 09/08/07 Mckenzie River OR 4:51:30 50 km   28/ 151 23 3  
28 Mt Hood 50 Miler 07/28/07 Government Camp OR 8:03:48 50 mi   3 3 1  
27 Missoula Marathon 07/15/07 Missoula MT 3:13:01 Marathon   10 10 1  
26 Let's Climb a Mountain 07/07/07 Spokane WA 4:53:32 34 mi   3 3 1  
25 Olympic Discovery Marathon 06/10/07 Port Angeles WA 3:08:52 Marathon   7 7 1  
24 Coeur d'Alene Marathon 05/27/07 Coeur d'Alene ID 3:15:44 Marathon   4/ 304 4/ 172 1  
23 Yakima River Marathon 03/31/07 Ellensburg WA 3:17:50 Marathon   34 30 5  
22 Le Grizz Ultra 10/14/06 Hungry Horse MT 7:50:25 50 mi   7 7 2  
21 Uncle Joe 50k 09/09/06 No Name Lake WA 4:55:58 50 km   6/ 30 6/ 30 1  
20 Mt Hood 50 Miler 07/29/06 Government Camp OR 8:59:15 50 mi   22   4  
19 Let's Climb a Mountain 07/08/06 Spokane WA 5:20:43 34 mi   3 3 1 First ultra and all on the road and mostly uphill.
18 Boston Marathon 04/21/03 Boston MA 3:12:17 Marathon   1471/ 17046 1389/ 10737 50/ 2058 Ran with torn achilles. Surgery 2 weeks later.
17 Bend Marathon 08/03/02 Bend OR 2:51:40 Marathon   4 4 2 Just turned 50. Third try at sub 2:50. Don't think it's going to happen in this lifetime.
16 Kakegawa Marathon 04/15/01 Kakegawa Japan 3:24:45 Marathon   408     Japan. Invited by Eugene's Sister City to run marathon. Hard day but fabulous experience.
15 Las Vegas Marathon 02/04/01 Las Vegas NV 2:56:07 Marathon   75 71 6  
14 California International Marathon 12/03/00 Sacramento CA 2:54:58 Marathon   77 70 9  
13 Tucson Marathon 12/05/99 Tucson AZ 2:53:34 Marathon   37 30 2  
12 Victoria Marathon 10/10/99 Victoria BC 2:51:57 Marathon   36 36 7/ 194 Canada. Attempted to break 2:50.
11 Twin Cities Marathon 10/05/97 Minneapolis MN 3:20:14 Marathon   499/ 5248 442/ 3520 56/ 478 Hottest day on record - 80 degrees. Dehydrated at mile 17.
10 Clackamas River Marathon 06/02/96 Estacada OR 2:55:04 Marathon   5 5 1  
9 Las Vegas Marathon 02/11/96 Las Vegas NV 2:54:29 Marathon   73/ 1357 66/ 1067 15/ 189  
8 Portland Marathon 10/01/95 Portland OR 2:58:42 Marathon   186 176 23 Broke 3 hour barrier for the 1st time.
7 Seattle Marathon 11/27/93 Seattle WA 3:14:59 Marathon   253/ 1646 242/ 1224 34/ 211  
6 Seattle Marathon 11/18/92 Seattle WA 3:03:50 Marathon   140/ 1298 136/ 1014 26  
5 Portland Marathon 09/29/91 Portland OR 3:04:56 Marathon   364 345 86  
4 Coeur d'Alene Marathon 05/26/91 Coeur d'Alene ID 3:11:37 Marathon       22  
3 Trails End Marathon 02/23/91 Seaside OR 3:18:58 Marathon   97/ 306   13  
2 Seattle Marathon 11/24/90 Seattle WA 3:27:35 Marathon       56  
1 Portland Marathon 09/30/90 Portland OR 3:39:21 Marathon   1376 1226 286 1st marathon.

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