Horton, Meissner & Hart Predict the Western States Champions

Dr. David Horton, Sean Meissner, and Matt Hart predict this year’s Western States 100 champions.

By on June 25, 2010 | Comments

We asked three experienced and knowledgeable ultrarunners who they thought would win the men’s and women’s races and the 2010 Western States 100. Here’s what Sean Meissner, Matt Hart, and Dr. David Horton had to say. In addition, Dr. Horton talks a bit more generally about Western States and running ultras.

Sean Miessner

Matt Hart

David Horton

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.