2017 Western States 100 Post-Race Story Roundup

A roundup of the best stories of the 2017 Western States 100 from around the web.

By on June 30, 2017 | Comments

Drymax - 2017 Western States 100We thought we’d make it easy for all you Western States 100 fans out there by collecting some of the best race coverage from around the web, including articles, photos, videos, interviews, and first-person race reports. We’ll be updating this page as we–both iRunFar and you–identify additional resources. Please feel free to leave a comment noting such resources and your thoughts on the race.

We’ve included the men’s and women’s top 10 at the bottom of this page for those of you who want to find out quickly how the top runners did.

If you’re looking for more on the race, check out our dedicated Western States 100 page as well as our Western States results and commentary article.

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Thanks also to GU Energy and Altra for their support of our Western States coverage.

[Last updated August 30]

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3. Sabrina Stanley
5. Fiona Hayvice
9. Meghan Laws
12. Stephanie Violett (as haiku)
15. Stephanie Case
16. Kaci Lickteig
25. Maggie Guterl

19. Zach Szablewski
58. Chris Mocko

Call for Comments

Please share any other great resources you’ve found about the race.

Women’s Top Ten

  1. Cat Bradley (Salomon) — 19:31:30 (finish-line and post-race interviews)
  2. Magdalena Boulet (Hoka One One) — 19:49:15 (pre-race and post-race interviews)
  3. Sabrina Stanley — 20:11:41 (post-race interview)
  4. Kaytlyn Gerbin (7 Hills Running Shop) — 20:46:55
  5. Fiona Hayvice (Salomon) — 20:51:27
  6. Nicole Kalogeropoulus (Altra) –21:00:52
  7. Jackie Merritt (Milestone Pod) — 21:07:23 (post-race interview)
  8. Ildikó Wermescher (Mammut) — 21:50:32
  9. Meghan Laws (Altra) — 21:57:09
  10. Andrea Huser (Mammut) — 22:31:45

Full results.

Men’s Top Ten

  1. Ryan Sandes (Salomon) — 16:19:37 (finish-line and post-race interviews)
  2. Alex Nichols (SCOTT) — 16:48:23 (pre-race and post-race interviews)
  3. Mark Hammond — 16:52:57 (post-race interview)
  4. Jeff Browning (Altra/Patagonia) — 17:32:06 (pre-race interview)
  5. Chris DeNucci (Hoka One One) — 17:36:11
  6. Avery Collins (Inov-8) — 17:37:11
  7. Ian Sharman (Altra) — 17:42:06
  8. Jesse Haynes (Altra/Patagonia) — 1744:23
  9. Paul Giblin (Compressport) — 17:59:06
  10. Kyle Pietari (Altra) — 18:11:44 (post-race interview)

Full results.

Bryon Powell

Bryon Powell is the Founding Editor of iRunFar. He’s been writing about trail running, ultrarunning, and running gear for more than 15 years. Aside from iRunFar, he’s authored the books Relentless Forward Progress: A Guide to Running Ultramarathons and Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running, been a contributing editor at Trail Runner magazine, written for publications including Outside, Sierra, and Running Times, and coached ultrarunners of all abilities. Based in Silverton, Colorado, Bryon is an avid trail runner and ultrarunner who competes in events from the Hardrock 100 Mile just out his front door to races long and short around the world, that is, when he’s not fly fishing or tending to his garden.