MEMBER PROFILES

Juhani Aho

 

Address: Pietarsaari, Finland

Email: juhani.aho@multi.fi

DOB: Mar 17,1955

PB: 3.30.27 Enschede Netherlands, Jul 8, 2005

First marathon Aug 6,1994 - Helsinki Finland.

Dayo Akinbode

 

Address: Lekki Peninsula, Lagos, Nigeria 

Email: dayoakinbode@yahoo.com

DOB: 20th January, 1967

Marathon PB: 4:43:59

Olympia Marathon, Greece on March 26, 2017

 

Noteworthy:

Completed a marathon in 7 continents (member 7-Continents Club)

 

No of countries completed: 

 

https://img1.wsimg.com/blobby/go/86bc5408-16f6-422d-90e0-703577e4c78d/downloads/Marathon%20Records.xlsx.xlsx?ver=1586110861217

Daniele Alimonti

Address: Rome, Italy

Email: juan_42@libero.it

DOB: Nov 4, 1965

 

No of countries completed: 

http://media.wix.com/ugd/2fb534_2db1f56660ca45e3b9ad80398f744eef.pdf

Yasunori Arikawa

 

Address: Podolsk, Russia

Email: kykurata@yahoo.com

DOB: Jun 3, 1978

Marathon PB: 3:24:15

Blackmores Sydney Marathon, Sep 20, 2015

No. of marathons and countries completed: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18tKR7l1qpd04gdWYu4z0fj5q9PYg7DXHYWgqR4-ozHE/pubhtml?gid=495377420&single=true

Ulrike Baars

 

Address: Dresden, Saxony, Germany

Email: ulli.baars@gmx.de

DOB: Aug 11, 1965

Marathon PB: 4:04:34

Elstertalmarathon, Germany, July 21, 2012

 

No of countries completed:

Peter Bennett

Address: Houston, TX

Email: not available

DOB: 1974

Marathon PB:

 

Noteworthy:

Peter and his wife Yen Nguyen are the first couple to complete a marathon in 100 countries

Youngest male runner (41) to complete a marathon in 100 countries

Completed all 50 States + DC (2004)

Completed a marathon in 50 States + DC + 4 US territories

Completed a marathon in 6 continents (no Antarctica)

Completed 35 - 100 Mile races

Completed 100 Ultra races

Completed the Comrades Marathon 9 times as of 02/29/2020.  Going for the permanent Green bib number on 6/14/2020.

 

 

No of marathons completed:

 

No of countries completed:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ptW7i4ScI-5brvlvOBxLaykOpf2d-ktYBfetw2mbQvg

Donald Bierer

Address:  42781 Haan, Nord-Rhein Westfallen, Germany
Email:  run50states@yahoo.com
DOB:  July 4, 1958
Marathon PB:  3:44:31
Richmond, VA, November 10, 2001


No of marathons and countries completed:
www.marathonmaniacsdb.com/Maniacs/MyRaces/4555

Roger Biggs

Address: 17 Pound Avenue, Stevenage, SG1 3JB, United Kingdom

Email: roger@thebiggs.net

DOB: June 17, 1948

Marathon PB: 3:02:41

St Albans, UK, December 2, 1991

Marathon PW: 9:14:57

Stratford, UK, November 14, 1998

 

Noteworthy:

1st runner in the UK to complete all 50 States + DC in the USA (2007)

No of Counties in UK & Ireland: 94

No of Provinces/Territories in Canada: 10

No of Continents: 7 (In one calendar year)

Highest No of Marathons in a calendar year: 65

No of successive weeks of running a marathon: 111 (November 2008 to December 2010)

 

No of marathons and countries completed:
http://www.marathonmaniacsdb.com/Maniacs/MyRaces/88

Jack Brooks
 

Address: St Albans, England

Email: jack.brooks10@virginmedia.com

DOB: Mar 3, 1952

Marathon PB: 3:13:12.

Chicago. Oct 19, 1997

 

Noteworthy:

2nd runner in the UK to complete a marathon in all 13 provinces & territories  of Canada

1st runner in the UK to complete a marathon in all 13 provinces & territories  of Canada

 

No of marathons and countries completed:

Didier Cazala


Address: Toulouse, France
Email: cazala.didier@orange.fr
DOB: May 29, 1964.
Marathon PB: 3:58:08
Cape Town Marathon, South Africa, Sept 21, 2014


Noteworthy:
Completed a marathon in all 7 continents (member 7-Continents Club)
Completed all 6 Major Marathons

No of marathons and countries completed:

https://www.planete-marathon.fr/Corps2.php?Nom=Cazala%20Didier 

Jörg Chittka

 

Address: Ratingen, Northrhine-Westfalia, Germany

Email: joerg.chittka@hotmail.com

DOB: 1964

Marathon PB: 2:53:39

Montpellier Marathon, France, Mar 20/2016

 

Noteworthy: 

Completed marathons in 33 countries sub 3hr 15min

Completed marathons in 30 countries with an average finish time of sub 2hr 45min, age-graded

Completed 20 countries in one calendar year (2017, marathon maniac's titanium level) with an average finish time of 3hr 13min (age-graded: 2hr 48min) 

Pierre Convert

 

Address: Saint Raphael - Var – France

Email: p.convert@wanadoo.fr

DOB : Jan 14, 1959

Marathon PB : 2:56

Marathon du Soleil – Carqueirane, Nov 17, 2002) 

 

Noteworthy:

Web site: http://www.pconvert.com

 

 

No of marathons and countries completed:

http://www.planete-marathon.fr/Corps2.php?Nom=Convert%20Pierre

David Darton

 

Address: York, North Yorkshire, England, UK                                                           

Email: david.darton@gmc-uk.org

DOB:  July 28, 1958

Marathon PB: 3:19:44

Brighton Marathon, Sussex, England, April 18, 2010

 

No of marathons and countries completed:

Caren della Cioppa

 

Address:  Palmer, Alaska, USA

Email: carendc@gmail.com

DOB: May 24, 1946

PB:  5:33:10  BMO Vancouver Marathon, Canada, 2008

 

 

Noteworthy:

Completed all 7 continents

Completed all 50 States

Sidy Diallo

 

Address: Montigny le Bretonneux, France

Email:  https://www.sidy42k.com/contact.html

DOB: March 22, 1955

Marathon PB:  3:14:13, 2012 Berlin Marathon, Germany

 

Noteworthy:

Sidy started getting rid of all kind of shoes mid-2015, and he completed, on asphalt, 67 barefoot marathons and one barefoot ultramarathon (90 km) in the following 4 years. He explains in his book “Running Human – Humans Are Perfect Barefoot Runners,” why long-distance running is still a normal human activity and indeed the primary job of the individuals of the Homo sapiens species.

 

Marathons completed: https://www.sidy42k.com/

Jim Diego

 

Address: Jackson Heights, New York, NY

Email: njdiego@gmail.com

DOB: February 14, 1984

Marathon PB: 4:11.02 - Manitoba Marathon, Manitoba, Jun 2019

 

Noteworthy:

Completed a marathon (or longer) in all 50 states + DC (November 2018)

Completed a half marathon in all 50 states + DC (July 2016)

Sung the "Star Spangled Banner" US National Anthem at races in all 50 states (November 2018 - https://www.runnersworld.com/runners-stories/a25171610/jim-diego-national-anthem-marathon/)

 

Website: http://www.victoryheadstandrunner.com/

 

No of marathons and countries completed

https://www.marathonmaniacsdb.com/Maniacs/MyRaces/12001

Zsolt Dragoman

 

Address: Budapest, Hungary

Email: dragomanzsolt@gmail.com

DOB: Sept 19, 1962

Marathon PB:  2:42:49

Ibusz Marathon, Budapest, Hungary – Apr 24, 1988

 

Noteworthy:

Completed a marathon in 7 continents

 

No of marathons and countries completed:

https://drive.google.com/openid=0By6ElAKxLMagc0VNUUdKNnRkWjFGX3ZGbWo4S3llSFJ4R25n

Dietrich Eberle

 

Address:  Seevetal, Germany

Email: dietricheberle1974mv@web.de

DOB:  Mar 28, 1951

Marathon PB:  3:08:24

Berlin Marathon, Germany -  Sep 30, 1984

 

Noteworthy:

 

Completed 1227 Marathons/Ultras since Sep 29, 1974

Completed a Marathon in all 16 states of Germany

Completed 537 different Marathon-Routes

Completed a Marathon in all cities with first letter A – Z

Completed a Marathon in all 366 days of the year

Completed  the “Ziel-60” Challenge  17 times (60 marathons with 60 different finishing times by minute within a frame of 60 minutes): http://www.marathonziel60.de/

 

More information and published articles available:  http://www.dietricheberle1974mv.de/

 

No of Marathons completed: http://www.dietricheberle1974mv.de/uploads/LAUFSTATISTIK__DIETRICH_EBERLE.pdf

 

No of Countries completed:

http://www.dietricheberle1974mv.de/?p=5194

 

Steve Edwards

Address: Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire, England

Email: teamedwards@hotmail.co.uk

DOB: Nov 29th, 1962

Marathon PB: 2:51:55.

Stockholm. June 1st, 1991

Noteworthy

Nov 2012 - First person in the world to run 500 sub 3hr 30min official marathon races.

Mar 2015 - First person in the world to run 600 sub 3hr 30min official marathon races.

Jun 2015 - First British person to run 300 sub 3hr 15min official marathon races.

Apr 2017 - First person in the world to run 700 sub 3hr 30min official marathon races.

Sep 2018 - First person in the world to run 500 sub 3hr 20min official marathon races.

Fastest average finish time in the world for running 500, 600, 700 & 800 official marathon races.

66 official marathon race wins to date, the second most by any British athlete.

 

No of marathons and countries completed

www.thepowerof10.info/athletes/profile.aspx?athleteid=82680

Dieter Max Elster


Address: Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Email: dieter_elster@yahoo.de
DOB: 1956
Marathon PB: 2:58

Berlin Marathon, Germany, Sept 28, 2003

Noteworthy:
Completed a marathon in 7 continents (member 7-Continents Club)

No of countries completed: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ijen6OCQIHC6FAzbhmwigLJLsv6qRhfe

Ernst Fink

Address: Riegersburg, Styria, Austria

Email: ernst.fink@niceshops.com

DOB:  1966

Marathon PB: 3:00:51, ? Marathon, Austria, 2005

 

Noteworthy:

Completion of a marathon in all 9 Austrian provinces

Michel Giani

 

Address : Marseille France

Email : michel.giani@wanadoo.fr 

DOB : Jan 14, 1967.

Marathon PB: 2:42:32

Marathon du Soleil, Carqueiranne, France, Nov 11, 2000

 

Noteworthy:

Completed a marathon in all 7 continents.

Member of 6 world marathon majors

 

No of marathons and countries completed:

www.planete-marathon.fr/Corps2.php?Nom=Giani%20Michel

Thomas Godlewsky

 

Address: Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany

Email:  thomas@godlewsky.de

DOB:  December 13, 1964

Marathon PB:  4:04:59

Berlin Marathon, Germany, Sept 25/2016

 

Noteworthy:

Completed all 6 Major Marathons

Masako Goto

 

Address: Tokyo, Japan

email: masakofc@yahoo.co.jp

DOB: July 28, 1952

Marathon PB: 4:55:22

Kumamoto Marathon, Japan, Feb 17, 2013

 

No of countries completed:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B0LFRAyZNocRUTRoU1Y2RWhkSjQ

Olivier Hamar

 

Nationality: French

Address: Cairo, Egypt

Email: hamarolivier@gmail.com

DOB: Sept 10, 1974

Marathon PB:  02:58:06

Berlin Marathon, 2013

 

Noteworthy:

52 marathons in 15 different countries in 2014

 

No of marathons and countries completed:

http://www.planete-marathon.fr/Corps2.php?Nom=Hamar%20Olivier

 Wally Herman

 

Address: Ottawa, ON, Canada

Email: None

DOB: Nov 11, 1925

Marathon PB: 3:14:56

Ottawa Marathon, Ottawa, Canada, May 14, 1978

 

Noteworthy:

1st runner to complete a marathon in all 50 States of USA (1983)

1st runner to complete a marathon in all provinces & territories of Canada (1985)

1st runner to complete a marathon in all 7 continents (1995)

Only runner to complete a marathon in countries with all 26 letters of the alphabet.

No of marathons and ultras completed: 729

No of countries completed: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B4zerlmJaBqYbUEzMG9CT2Rod0U?usp=sharing

David Holmen

 

Address: Eagan, MN

Email: d_holmen@yahoo.com 

DOB:   1962

Marathon PB:

 

Noteworthy Accomplishments:

Completed marathons or ultras in all 50 states – three times

Qualified for the Boston Marathon in all 50 states, plus DC.

Centurion walker, having race-walked 101 miles in 24 hours.

Akira Jindai

 

Address: 12-14 omiya cho Yokkaichi city mie prefecture Japan

Email: sharq806@m2.cty-net.ne.jp

DOB: Jan 9,1943

Marathon PB: 4:14

Alpes Martimes Marathon, Nice, France, Nov 20,2011

Noteworthy:

Completed a marathon in 44 of the 47 Prefectures in Japan.

 

No of countries completed:

Jay Johnson

 

Address: Sartell, MN, USA

Email: jayjo@atsinc.com   

DOB: October 4, 1959

Marathon PB: 2:40:48 - Grandma’s Marathon, MN USA – 16 June, 1997

 

Noteworthy:

 

Completed a marathon in all 50 states plus DC- 12 Oct, 2003

 

Number of marathons and countries completed: http://Johnsonfuntrain.com

John Kinchen

 

Address: Hayling Island, Hampshire, UK

Email: John_kinchen@me.com
DOB: 1962
Marathon PB: 3:34

Podgorica, Montenegro, October 2017

Noteworthy:

John has a goal to run every country in Europe for his local hospice.

 

Number of marathons & countries completed: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1KnaKywtBsGiE--l9BQ3RMQoit1EfzpSYO44Fhc8r1Rw/edit?usp=sharing

Vagn Kirkelund

 

Address:  Aarhus, Denmark

Email: vagnkirkelund@gmail.com

DOB: Oct 28, 1967

Marathon PB:  2:55:36

Hans Christian Andersen Marathon, Odense, Denmark, Oct 10, 2004

 

Noteworthy:

First Dane to complete 50 (2016) and 60 (2017) countries

National Champion (age group), Ultra 24 hour (2011)

Spartathlon finisher 246 km (2009)

World Championship participant, Danish National team, Ultra 24 hour (2008,2009,2010,2012,2013)

 

No of marathons completed:

http://klub100marathon.dk/rangliste/medlemmer/

 

No of countries completed: 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1DgV54qlLBj2Bv-3Pyx_603hQealZCmc3p-2bDdwnJu0/edit?usp=sharing

Janos Kis

 

 

Address: Hodmezovasarhely, Hungary

Email:  janos_kis@hotmail.com

DOB: Jun 24, 1964

Marathon PB: 3:08

Cape Town (Old Mutual Marathon), 1999

 

Noteworthy:

The only Hungarian to complete the Grand Slam (7 Continents+ the North Pole)

Completed the 6 Major marathons

Completed the Marathon Des Sables in 2015.

 

 

No of marathons and countries completed: 

https://www.dropbox.com/s/alz4d6zq3hk5fiy/Countries_Janos.xlsx?dl=0

Edit Kiss

 

Address: Hodmezovasarhely, Hungary                                                            

Email: kiss_edit07@yahoo.com

DOB: Jul 7, 1973

Marathon PB: 3:30

Melbourne Marathon, Australia, 2000

 

No of countries completed:

Karsten Köhler

 

Address: Cambridge, UK

Email: www.facebook.com/karsten.koehler.75 

DOB: 1976

Marathon PB:  2:52:04

London Marathon 2013

 

Noteworthy:     

Completion of the “Ziel-60” Challenge, 2013 (60 marathons with 60 different finishing times by minute

within a frame of 60 minutes: www.marathonziel60.de)

Completion of the Centurion qualifier, 2007 (160.9 km walk within 24 h, 2007: www.centurions1911.org.uk)         

 

No of marathons and countries completed:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_Kl8oHeNnsPYmNsX195RDQ4bjQ/view?usp=sharing

Juergen Kuhlmey

 

Address: summer: Oldenburg/Germany,  winter: Fort Lauderdale-FL/USA

Email: Dr.J.Kuhlmey@gmx.de

DOB: Feb 13, 1938

Marathon PB: 3:29:22

Karlsruhe-Marathon/Germany Sept 22, 1985

           

Noteworthy:

7th runner to complete a Marathon on 7 Continents 1997

2nd runner to complete a Marathon on 7 Continents in one year 1997

Member of the Marathon Grand Slam Club (Marathons on 7 Continents + North Pole) 2007

Guinness World Record: "Oldest Person (male, 74) to complete a Marathon on each continent" (2015) at the age of 77 years - again in 30 days

Completed "Ziel-60" 4 times, www.marathonziel60.de (60 different Marathons within 60 minutes)

Former(10 years) Vice-President of the 100 Marathon Club Germany

Member of the 100 Marathon Club UK and USA

Articles are published in http://100marathon-club.de/berichte.html

 

No of marathons completed:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/tbxg4pxsyhlf5m9/List%20of%20Marathons-2017.xls?dl=0

 

No of countries completed:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/enp12j3jejb9wfy/List%20of%20Marathon-Countries.xls?dl=0

Jorma Kurittu

 

Address: Finland, Mäntyharju

Email: jorma.kurittu@gmail.com

DOB: Sept 6, 1954

Marathon PB: 3:14:56

Helsinki City Marathon, 2001

 

No of countries completed:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ltnb6g02um6wvtf/Jorma_Kurittu_Finland_CountryClub_2017_Feb.xlsx?dl=0

Gertjan Lahuis

 

Address: Twello, Netherlands

Email: g.lahuis@dispatch.nl

DOB: September 19, 1972

Marathon PB: 2:58:31 

Paris Marathon, April 6,  2014

 

No of marathons and countries completed:

http://www.100marathon.org/lijsten/?usr=189580562091697590e31978675877d36a6a0618

Tad Lancucki

 

Address: London, England

1949 – 2011

Marathon PB:  3:15:47

Rotterdam Marathon, Netherlands, Apr 16, 1989

 

No of marathon and ultras completed: 318

No of countries completed:   59

Marathon and country stats:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B4zerlmJaBqYTGRQUmJteEZ6dUE?usp=sharing

Tenho Lauri

 

Address: Helsinki, Finland

Email: tenho.lauri@gmail.com

DOB: Feb 1, 1945

Marathon PB: 4:03

Malta 2013

 

Noteworthy:

Member of 6 world marathon majors

 

No of countries completed:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7VpdZPf-WIvUzRqSWxUWWs3Snc/view?usp=sharing

Colin Lea

 

Address: York, North Yorkshire, England, UK                                                            

Email: colinlea@hotmail.co.uk 

DOB: July 16, 1965

Marathon PB: 3:22:35

Berlin Marathon, Germany, September 20, 2009

 

No of marathons and countries completed:

Mirko Leffler 

 

Address: Suhl, Thuringia, Germany

Email:  mirko.leffler@t-online.de

DOB: Feb 09, 1970 

Marathon PB: 3:48:34

Hamburg Marathon, Germany, Apr 25, 2010

No of countries completed:

http://www.ultrarunner-team.de/pdf/Laender-Statistik%20-%20Mirko%20Leffler.pdf

Helmut Linzbichler


Address: Joh. Boehm-Str. 52
A-8605 Kapfenberg, Austria
Email: hlinzbichler@voyager.net
homepage: www.nolimits-linzbichler.com (currently German only)

DOB: August 31, 1941

Marathon PB: 2:59:18

Seville Marathon, Spain, Feb. 25, 1996

Noteworthy:
completed: all 50 States + DC  (2006)
                      all 16 provinces of Germany  (2009)
                      all 9 provinces of Austria  (2006)
                      all 7 continents  (2009)

Wojciech Machnik

Address: Katowice, Poland

Email: wojtek@249challenge.com

DOB: Jun 20, 1977

Marathon PB: 4:28:26

Berlin Marathon, Germany 2016

 

Noteworthy:

Marathon country count leader for Poland
69 marathons in 67 countries in 364 days (World Record) - 09 Dec 2018 to 07 Dec 2019
First runner to complete 60+ countries in a single year

World Marathon Majors Six-Star Finisher

Completed a marathon in 6 continents (Antarctica in 2021)

Number of marathons and countries completed:

https://www.marathonmaniacsdb.com/Maniacs/MyRaces/15018

Peter Maier 

 

Address: Dresden, Saxony, Germany

Email:  p.maier@obertroll.com

DOB: Sept 06, 1958 

Marathon PB: 2:45:52

Berlin Marathon, Germany, Sept 29, 1991

No of countries completed:

http://www.dresdner-trolle.de/Marathonliste%20mit%20Flaggen%20und%20Fotos.pdf

Dave Major

 

Address: Northamptonshire, England

Email: majormarathon@hotmail.co.uk

DOB: 1965

Marathon PB:  3:23

Harrow, England 1998

 

Noteworthy:

Guinness World Records Holders "Most marathons completed by a married couple"

http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/most-marathons-run-by-married-couple

 

No of marathons and countries completed:

http://www.marathonmaniacsdb.com/Maniacs/MyRaces/629

Linda Major

 

Address: Northamptonshire, England

Email: majormarathon@hotmail.co.uk

DOB: 1964

Marathon PB: 3:59

Geneva Marathon, Switzerland 2008

 

Noteworthy:

Guinness World Record Holder "Most marathons completed by a married couple"

http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/most-marathons-run-by-married-couple

 

No of marathons and countries completed:

http://www.marathonmaniacsdb.com/Maniacs/MyRaces/631 ​

SCOTT McIVOR

 

Home Address: Durbanville, Cape Town, South Africa

Nationality: Scottish

Email: scott_mcivor@hotmail.com

DOB: Oct 27, 1954

Marathon PB: 2.47.41

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 2002

 

Noteworthy:

Ran the first Everest Marathon in November 1987 from Gorak Shep to Namche Bazaar in Nepal

Climbed all the 280 Munros (over 3,000 feet) in Scotland, completed in August 1989)

Climbed Everest October 6, 1993 (ascent # 506 on summit list)

 

 

No. of marathons and countries completed:

Albert Meijer

Address:  Johan Wagenaarlaan 1, 2132 KE, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands

Email:  a.meijer1@quicknet.nl

DOB: Nov 4, 1959

Marathon PB:  2.54.04 (Rotterdam Marathon, the Netherlands, April 17th 1994)

 

Noteworthy:

Completed 5 Iron Man’s (triathlon)

 

No of Marathons completed:  163 (109 marathons, 54 ultra’s). After retiring in July 2015 and again in December 2017 because of my knee.

Clem Mertens

 

Address:                             Balen, BELGIUM

Email:                                  clem.mertens@skynet.be

DOB:                                    Jul 2, 1950

Marathon PB                     2:56:25

Gulden Sporem Marathon, Belgium, Jul 11, 1993

Countries completed:      https://drive.google.com/drive/my-drive

Dan Micola

 

Address: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England

Email: mail@danmicola.com

DOB: 1972

First marathon: ThamesRun 2014 Marathon, Shepperton to Battersea, London, UK, 13 Dec 2014 (3:50:42)

Marathon PB: 3:29:45 - Amsterdam Marathon, 18 Oct 2015

 

Noteworthy:

Marathon country count leader for both Czech Republic and United Kingdom
The first Marathon Maniac to achieve triple Titanium in a single year (2017)
59 marathons in 58 countries in 365 days (World Record at the time) - 15 Jan 2017 to 14 Jan 2018
First runner to complete 52+ countries in a single year
First runner to complete marathons in all 15 former USSR republics (2018)
Fastest 30 countries - 176 days (25 weeks 1 day)
Fastest 40 countries - 239 days (34 weeks 1 day)
Fastest 50 countries - 309 days (44 weeks 1 day)
Fastest 60 countries - 414 days (59 weeks 1 day)
Fastest 70 countries - 646 days (92 weeks 2 days)
Fastest 80 countries - 832 days (118 weeks 6 days)
Fastest 90 countries - 926 days (132 weeks 2 days)
Fastest 100 countries - 1156 days (165 weeks 1 day)

Completed first 100 Marathons in 624 days (89 weeks 2 days)
Completed first 200 Marathons in 1346 days (192 weeks 2 days)
Czechia's annual marathon count leader in 2016 and 2017, 3rd in 2015, 4th in 2018

Number of marathons and countries completed:

http://www.marathonmaniacsdb.com/Maniacs/MyRaces/12407

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1leegRIFrF1ODCdBTNBgrsA-Suy2PtTaw/view

Pekka Mononen

 

Address: Pirkkala, Finland

Email: pekkamono@gmail.com

DOB: Nov 15, 1962

Marathon PB: 3.47.42 Helsinki City Marathon 2013, Helsinki, Finland

 

Noteworthy:

First Finn to complete the Space Marathon in the City of Korolev, Russia

 

No of marathons completed:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1qrSYOHIFuKb7zANHi5GqomjN5HMDFOeGjRZN9uf5Rjw/edit#gid=25107589

Yen Nguyen

 

Address: Houston, TX

Email: not available

DOB: 1962

Marathon PB: 4:15:46

Tybee Marathon, Savannah, GA (2000)

 

Noteworthy:

Yen and her husband Peter Bennett are the first couple to complete a marathon in 100 countries

First female runner to complete a marathon in 100 countries

Completed a marathon in all 50 States + DC (1999)

Completed an ultra-marathon in all 50 states + DC (2004)

Completed a marathon in 50 States + DC + 4 US territories

Completed a marathon/ultra-marathon in 12 Canada provinces and territories (2000) 

Completed 90 - 100 Mile distance 

Completed 151 Ultra distance races

Ist female rank in the World Mega Marathon List – North America

Completed a marathon in 6 continents (no Antarctica)

 

No of marathons completed:

 

No of countries completed:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ptW7i4ScI-5brvlvOBxLaykOpf2d-ktYBfetw2mbQvg

Esa Nieminen

 

Address: Kellokukantie 14, 04430 Järvenpää, Finland

Email: esa.n@kolumbus.fi

DOB: 1955

Marathon PB:   3:17:01

Tuusulanjärven Marathon,Tuusula, Finland, Apr 24, 2004

 

Noteworthy: 

Turned 50 in 2005 and ran 50 marathons in total time 193 hours 57 min 31 sec

Stats: http://www.kolumbus.fi/esa.n/plan2005.htm

Marathon #500 in Tenby/Wales, Jul 10, 2016

 

No of marathons and countries completed: 

http://www.kolumbus.fi/esa.n/

Outi Peltoniemi

 

Address: Sastamala, Finland

E-mail: outiojala@hotmail.com

DOB: Jul 19, 1968

Marathon PB: 3:49:19, Gandvik Marathon Arkhangelsk, Russia Jun 23, 2012

100 KM PB: 12:06:17, Suomi-Juoksu, Finland Jun 6, 2015

Unto Peltoniemi

 

Address:  Sastamala, Finland

E-mail:  unto.peltoniemi@kopteri.net

DOB:  Sept 5, 1952

Marathon PB:  3:13:03, Riga Marathon, Latvia May 25, 2002

100 KM PB: 10:37:42, Suomi-Juoksu, Finland Jun 12, 2004

No of countries completed:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/tqwjny2hutdxrys/Unto%20Peltoniemi%20marathoncountries.xls?dl=0

Horst Preisler

 

Address: Hamburg, Germany

Email: none

DOB:  August 2, 1935

Marathon PB: 02:54:39

Kandel, Germany, 1984

Noteworthy:

1st runner in the world to complete 1000 marathons and ultras (2000)

1st runner in the world to complete 1500 marathons and ultras (2008)

Completed 1900 Marathons and ultras (2016)

Completed a marathon in all 7 continents

 

No of countries completed:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B4zerlmJaBqYc3FnYXlINFM1RlU?usp=sharing

Giuseppe Raguso

Adress:    Hattersheim (Frankfurt)  - Germany
E-Mail :   giuseppe.raguso@arcor.de
DOB:       October 29 , 1962
Marathon PB: 4:27:34
Kopenhagen, Denmark  May 24 , 2009

Noteworthy :  Completed Marathons in six continents

 

No of countries completed:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B1ja1rDS2WbBLTdDQVdkd1ZwUHM

Ziyad Rahim

 

Address: Qatar

Email: ziyadrahim@gmail.com

DOB:  1974

Marathon PB: 3:47:23, Lake Ainsle Marathon, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2003

 

Noteworthy:

Holder of 10 Guinness World Records in long-distance running:

Fastest time to complete a marathon on each continent & the North Pole (41 days)
Fastest time to complete an ultra-marathon on each continent (41 days)
Fastest time to complete a half marathon on each continent (10 days)
Most consecutive days running an ultra-marathon (14 days)
Fastest aggregate time to complete an ultra-marathon on each continent (48 hours)
Fastest time to complete a marathon and an ultra-marathon on each continent (87 hours)
Fastest aggregate time to complete a marathon and an ultra-marathon on each continent (1 year 9 days)
Fastest time to complete a half marathon and marathon on each continent (103 days)
Fastest time to complete a half marathon, marathon and ultra-marathon on each continent (1 year 21 days)
Fastest aggregate time to complete a half marathon, marathon and ultra-marathon on each continent (99 hours)


Completed a long-distance race on all 7 continents 7 times; 2nd on the all-time list.

Christoph Randt

 

Address: Schriesheim, Germany

Email: christophrandt@gmail.com

DOB: Feb 12, 1954

Marathon PB: 2:42:39 (Berlin, 2003)

Noteworthy:

Finished more than 400 marathon races since 1990

No of countries completed:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13KXTdoSlmZYAsCkQL5psRyGwTkWc3B9kkyGh_8yKPlg/edit#gid=388649399

Herbert Reinhold

 

Address: Niesky, Sachsen, Deutschland

Email: herbert-reinhold@t-online.de

DOB: Mar 25, 1954

Marathon PB: 3:27:07

Hamburg, Deutschland, Apr 21, 2002

Anton Reiter

Address: Vienna, Austria

Email: anton.reiter@gmx.at

DOB: Jan 5, 1954

Marathon PB: 3:59:04

Linz-Marathon/AUT, April 14, 2002

 

Noteworthy:

Completed as Austrian the most marathons in Austria in the years 2013 (55), 2014 (32), 2015 (38), 2016 (43), 2017 (53), 2018 (46).

http://www.marathonaustria.com/mehrere.asp

Awarded Platinum level in Marathon Maniacs with 54 marathons in 2013 and again in 2017 with 53 marathons.

 

Published articles about marathon races as runner for runners at:

http://www.marathon4you.de/autoren/anton-reiter/10090

 

No. of marathons and countries completed:

http://www.marathonmaniacsdb.com/Maniacs/MyRaces?ManiacId=1697

Cyrus Rhode

 

Address:   539 Bluff View Ln, Spencer, TN 38585 USA

Email:  rhoderunner@bledsoe.net

DOB:  Nov 5, 1943

Marathon PB: 3:44:2

Spirit of Survival Marathon, OK, USA, Oct 4, 2009

 

Noteworthy:

Completed a marathon in all USA 50 states and DC

Completed a marathon in all 7 continents

Completed all 6 Majors

Completed 14 consecutive qualified Boston Marathons

Earned bronze finisher’s metal in Comrades Marathon

 

Number of marathons and countries completed: 

Doris Sagasser

 

Address: Henstedt-Ulzburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Email:  mario.sagasser@t-online.de

DOB: Jan 04, 1968 

Marathon PB: 4:16:46

Hamburg Marathon, Germany, Apr 27, 2003

No of countries completed:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_Jemd0jzMzrQ05qUjhiN1VrY3c

Doris Sagasser

 

Address: Henstedt-Ulzburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Email:  mario.sagasser@t-online.de

DOB: Jan 04, 1968 

Marathon PB: 4:16:46

Hamburg Marathon, Germany, Apr 27, 2003

Noteworthy: 

First female to complete a marathon in every country in Europe (2019)

No of countries completed:

Country list Doris Sagasser

Mario Sagasser

 

Address: Henstedt-Ulzburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany 

Email: mario.sagasser@t-online.de

DOB: Jun 11, 1965 

Marathon PB: 2:58:56

Amsterdam Marathon, Netherlands, Oct 17, 2010

 

Noteworthy:

Completed 100 Marathons under 3:20

President 100 Marathon Club Germany

Finished more than 400 marathon/ultra races since 2001.

Information is available: www.100marathon-club.de

Articles are available: http://100marathon-club.de/berichte.html

Articles sorted by countries and cities:

http://www.100marathon-club.de/weitere-inhalte/laufberichte-nach-orten.html

 

No of countries completed:

Country list Mario Sagasser

Edson Sanches

Address:  New York, NY

Email: edsonsanches@eaberg.com

DOB: 1950

Marathon PB: 2:56:21

Berlin Marathon, Berlin, Germany, Sep 29, 1991

 

Noteworthy:

Completed 50 States + DC – 7 times

Completed Comrades Ultra Marathon - 10 times on May 29, 1993; Green Number Runner

Completed all 13 Provinces and Territories of Canada, Sep 26, 1993

Completed all 8 States and Territories of Australia 2 times

Completed a marathon in 6 continents (no Antarctica)

 

Number of marathons completed:

 

Number of countries completed: 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5cy3Jf9qei2VkVkWGVMbXdDTTg/view?usp=sharing

Curt Sandberg

 

Adress: Stallgatan 14 A LGH 1401 , 19432 Upplands Väsby Sweden

Email:   curt.sandberg@bredband.net

DOB:   Dec 16, 1951

Marathon PB: 2:55:03

Örebro City Marathon , Sweden, Jun 29, 1985

Alex Scherz

Address: Oberwil, Baselland, Switzerland

Email: Alex.Scherz@Intergga.ch

DOB: 1972

Marathon PB: 2:44:09

Berlin Marathon 09/26/2010

 

Noteworthy and Media:

Finisher Seven Continents Club

Guinness Book Record: Fastest Marathon Dressed as a Jester (2:59:54), at Blackmores Sydney Marathon September 18th, 2016.

Badwater Ultra: https://www.blick.ch/sport/extremsport/34-stunden-laufen-bei-56-grad-hitze-dieser-basler-schaffte-den-ultramarathon-im-death-valley-id8722771.html

Walk to Syracuse: https://www.bzbasel.ch/basel/baselbiet/der-ruf-der-freiheit-alexander-scherz-lief-zu-fuss-1683-kilometer-von-oberwil-nach-sizilien-131924763

Web: http://www.ascoaching.ch/             http://kopfsachesport.ch/

 

 

No of marathons and countries completed:

https://www.marathonmaniacsdb.com/Maniacs/MyRaces/3830

Stefan Schlett

 

 

Address: Germany, 63801 Kleinostheim (Bavaria)

Email: ultraschlett@gmx.de

DOB: 1962

Marathon PB: 2:44:03 - Frankfurt-Marathon 1992

 

Noteworthy:

507 Ultras + 209 Marathons in 67 countries, totally more than 2000 competitions in 97 countries

 

Former World Records: Marathon (3:46:45 hrs. - 1995) and Ultramarathon (50 K in 4:04:59 hrs. - 2000) on a cruise ship; treadmill – 111 K in 11:11 hrs. (1990); Run Up automatic downhill-escalator – 21.403 stairs/5000 m altitude in 5:03:11 hrs. (1994); Ultramarathon in the underground (700 m below the surface in a salt mine) – 50 K in 5:31:38 hrs. (2001)

 

First human to traverse 4 continents (three by foot, one by mountain bike) by human power, under competition rules: Trans-America-Footrace from Los Angeles to New York 1992, Trans-Australia-Footrace from Perth to Canberra 2001, Trans-Europe-Footrace from Lisbon to Moscow 2003, Tour d’Afrique from Cairo to Capetown 2005

 

Climbing: highest mountains in 45 countries and 5 continents; highest mountain: Pik Lenin/7134 m in the Pamir Range

 

496 skydives all over the world, including one at the North Pole

 

Travelling: roughly 120 counties travelled, 400 islands visited, 400 mountains climbed

Sunny Schippers

 

Address: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Email: sunnyschippers@hotmail.com

Instagram: @mistermarathon

DOB: June 25, 1981

Marathon PB: 2:44:54 (Amsterdam 2017)

Completed marathons:  https://100mcnl.nl/lijsten/?usr=3eb6d24ce63ad3ade2003cb16d8115bafd267fc8

Jens Schlosser

Address: Bennewitz, Saxony, Germany

Email: schlosser_jens@gmx.de.

DOB: July 6, 1961

Marathon PB: 3:35:19

Berlin Marathon, Germany, 2005

 

Noteworthy:

Completed a marathon in all 7 continents 

Completed all Marathon Majors 

 

No of marathons and countries completed: 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7BE_Z4BYhJrMDBxVExOcVRzSjg/view

Franz Schwengler

 

Address: Nürnberg, Bavaria, Germany               

Email:   Franz42@planet-marathon.de

DOB:     September 11, 1963

Marathon PB:  3:29:21

Hanse-Marathon Hamburg, Germany, May 25, 1986

 

More information:  www.planet-marathon.de

 

No of marathons and countries completed:
www.planet-marathon.de/meine_m_laender.html

Jurgen Sinthofen

 

Address: Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany                                                       

Email: sinthofen-altendorf@posteo.de

DOB: Sep 30, 1955

Marathon PB: 2:48:06

Turin Marathon, Italy – Apr 24, 1994

Noteworthy:

Completed a marathon in all current 55 countries in Europe plus 1 former country (2017)

Completed a marathon in all States of Germany

Completed a marathon in all Countries of the European Union

Completed a marathon in all member states of the European Athletics Association

Completed all 6 Major Marathons

Comrades silver medalist

A to Z all countries in English (25) and German (23) language completed

7 continents completed

Published articles available http://www.laufspass.com/laufberichte/laufberichte-juergen.htm

 

No of marathons and countries completed:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1eUs60tdqA3yaNxrsNEVTt3oK2COhrXivjFbKT2Tf90Y/edit#gid=0

Lichu Sloan

 

Address:  Clifton Park, New York, USA

Nationality:  USA, Taiwan

Email: coachlichu@gmail.com

Birthplace:  Taipei, Taiwan

Birth Year:  1948

Marathon PB:  3:50

ING Taipei International Marathon 2004

 

Noteworthy: 

The oldest woman in the world to have completed 100 marathon countries (February 23, 2020)

One of only three women in the world to have completed 100 marathon countries (February 23, 2020)

Completed a total of 242 marathons/ultra marathon (February 23, 2020)

Completed 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 weeks (2008)

Completed 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 months (2014/2015)

Completed a marathons in each of 50 states and DC, two times (2000-2008), (2009-2015)

Completed 33 marathons in 23 states and 8 countries (completed marathons in Germany and Italy two times) in one year, and achieved Marathon Maniacs Club Titanium Level (2012)

Completed WMM (World Marathon Majors)

 

No of countries completed:

 

www.marathonmaniacsdb.com/Maniacs/MyRaces/3364

 

Links on TV and Newspapers interviews:  

 

https://slobodnadalmacija.hr/mozaik/zivot/u-40-ima-sam-zaradivala-dobre-novce-i-bila-nesretna-sopingirala-i-partijala-superbaka-nam-je-u-splitu-otvorila-dusu-sprema-se-na-velik-pothvat-1004842

 

http://www.spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/capital-region/human-interest/2020/02/28/clifton-park-woman-completes-242-marathons-in-100-countries

 

https: dailygazette.com/article/2020/03/06/macadam-lichu-sloan-s-run-through-100-countries 

Liam Smith

 

Address: Athgarvan, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Email: smithliam6@gmail.com

DOB: Jan 24, 1966

Marathon PB: 3:36

Belfast 2003

 

Noteworthy:

Completed 6 World Marathon Majors

 

No of countries completed:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1kPZPsTyxGcyR1SOVbYev5eJkhliXcsQPFn4bvbA4F0/edit#gid=0

Jane Sturzaker

 

Address         Melbourne, Australia
Email           sturzakerj@bigpond.com
DOB             25/01/1953
Marathon PB 3:467:52
Adelaide Marathon, Australia, Aug 27, 2006


No of countries completed:

Akihiko Takeda

 

Address: 1424-4 Maiko-Cho Tozuka-Ku Yohama-shi Kanagawa Pref. 244-0813 JAPAN

Email: takeda@takeda-a.net
DOB: May 31, 1940

Marathon PB:

 

Noteworthy:

Member and former President of 100 Marathon Club Japan
1st Marathon: 06/Mar/1983 - 2nd Sakura Asahi (Chiba Pref. Japan)
1st runner to complete a marathon in all 48 Japan Prefectures
completed all 7 Continents

 

No of countries completed: 

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B0LFRAyZNocRMlRtTm94Qm9VS3c

Budiaman Tang

 

Address: Melbourne, Australia
Email: Not available
DOB: 1987
Marathon PB:  3:51:06, Chicago Marathon, Oct 13, 2019                                                   

 

No of marathons and countries completed:

https://www.marathonmaniacsdb.com/Maniacs/MyRaces/13452

Reino Uusitalo

 

Address: Tuusala, Finland

Email:  reino.uusitalo@pyroll.com

DOB: 1946

Marathon PB:

 

Noteworthy:

 

Completed his 200th marathon in Ireland, Stone Mad, 2015

Participated in the World Run with Jesper Ohlsen, and ran total of 4,000 kilometers (40kms/day) in Norway, Finland, Mosambique, Ecuador, Colombia and Canada

Jaap vd Berg

 

Address: Soest, Netherlands

DOB: May 21, 1958

Email: jaap.vandenberg@ziggo.nl

Marathon PB: 2.33.36

Vienna, Austria, 1984

 

No of marathons and countries completed:
http://www.100marathon.org/lijsten/?usr=36d4622865af8e712becfe51e5020ffd2d2bedf8

Wim Verhage

 

Address: Nieuwkoop, Netherlands

Email: wim42195@hotmail.com

DOB: October 8, 1954

Marathon PB: 3.09.46

Enschede, Netherlands Jun 05, 1994

 

No of marathons and countries completed:

http://100marathon.org/lijsten/?usr=fedf833890ddc8c81b39aedf0b0c42f3234befff

Johan Visschers

 

Addres: Dross de Limpensstraat 14, 6181 EJ  Elsloo,  Netherland

Email:  johan.visschers@tele2.nl

DOB: Aug 9, 1955

Marathon PR 3:27:42 

 Utrecht Apr 9, 2007

 

No of countries completed:

http://100mcnl.nl/lijsten/?usr=41cf7150067237f452c4db1ad5748fcd8fdb2dcc 

Mauri Volama

 

Adress: Seinäjoki, Finland

E-mail:  mauri.volama@gmail.com

DOB:   Dec 25, 1945

Marathon PB: 2:56:07 Helsinki City Marathon, Finland  Aug 02, 1986

First Marathon: May 22,1983, Seinäjoki, Finland

John Wallace

 

Address: Sarasota, FL, USA                                                                   

Email: maddogwallace@gmail.com

DOB: Mar 25, 1944

Marathon PB: 2:58:00

Twin Cities Marathon, Minneapolis, USA – Oct 2, 1988

 

Noteworthy:

Completed a marathon in all 50 states & DC in USA – two times

Completed a marathon in all 13 provinces & territories of Canada

Completed a marathon in all 7 continents

Founded the Country Club with 10 initial members in Feb, 2007

Wrote and published a book titled 'Global Runner'

Only runner to complete a marathon in at least 8 countries on every continent (except Antarctica).

1st runner to complete a marathon in 100 (2009)/ 110 (2011)/ 120 (2014)/ and 130 (2016) countries

1st runner to complete a marathon in 30 or more countries in 1 year (2000)

1st runner to complete a marathon in all 50 States and DC and 4 territories of USA (2012)

1st runner to complete a marathon in all 55 countries of Europe (2014)

More information and published articles available @ http://johnmaddogwallace.com/

Maddog’s Marathon Map: https://www.zeemaps.com/map?group=768435

A world map with markers marking the location of each of Maddog’s marathons along with a brief description of each race.

No of marathons completed:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B4zerlmJaBqYRVRXWUZiZFc3b1U?usp=sharing

No of countries completed:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B4zerlmJaBqYZlpoTmlTdkRJSmc?usp=sharing

Philippe Waroux

 

Address: Quiery la Motte, France 

Email : warphilippe@orange.fr

DOB: Oct 23, 1969

Marathon PB: 3:15:51

 Paris Marathon , France, Apr 15, 2007

 

Noteworthy:

Philippe’s Marathon Map:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/embed?mid=1O-ZUSssoeoHybGB-6A0t7JIQ-Z8&ll=29.038948384482715%2C26.029233099999942

 

No of marathons and countries completed:

http://www.planete-marathon.fr/Corps2.php?Nom=Waroux%20Philippe

Toshinori Watanabe

 

Address: Hachioji, Tokyo
Email: watanabe@dynax-corp.com
DOB: Feb 10, 1946
Marathon PB: 4:32:45

Shima Road Party Marathon, Jan 10, 2005

 

 

No of marathons & countries completed:

Osy Waye

 

Address: England

Email: osy@btinternet.com

DOB: 1949

Marathon PB:  

No of marathons and countries completed:

Michael Weber

 

Address: Stuttgart Germany

Email: weber.worldrunner@googlemail.com

DOB:     1959

Marathon PB; 3:10:24, Regensburg Marathon 1995.

 

Noteworthy:

 

Completed a marathon in all 7 continents (unique antarctica ship marathon in 2001).

Listed in the 300+ world mega marathon ranking.

Since 2015 organizer of the Neckarufer Marathon in Stuttgart (153 participants in 2020).

Brent Weigner

 

Address:  Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA

Email:  runwyo@msn.com

DOB:  August 19, 1949

Marathon PB:  2:45:50

Boston Marathon, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - April 16, 1979

 

Noteworthy:

Completed a marathon in all 50 USA states plus Washington DC - January 18, 1998

Completed a marathon in all 10 provinces & 2 territories of Canada - October 11, 1998

     (Nunavut separated on April 1, 1999, and I completed that on July 2, 2000)

Completed marathons on all 7 continents - June 14, 1999

First runner in the world to complete ultra marathons on all 7 continents - July 27, 1999

First runner to complete a marathon in 140 (2017) and 150 (2018) countries

Completed marathons in all 8 Australian states - August 28, 2011

Only runner to have completed marathons on all 7 continents 10 times - Feb. 15, 2015 

Only runner to have run ultra marathons at the South and North Poles - Apr. 17, 2003 

Completed 53 ultras including six 150 mile stage races - June 21, 2008

1st runner to complete a marathon in countries (2017)

 

 

No of marathons and countries completed: 

https://www.icloud.com/pages/0lAtMwuXf6N4hWSrzjL_PfJIw#_MarathonList_5-02-17

Klaus Westphal

 

Address: Frankfurt, Germany

Email: klaus.westphal.ffm@t-online.de

DOB: August 30, 1958

Marathon PB: 3:02:30

Hamburg Marathon, Germany, 1988

 

Noteworthy:

Completed a marathon in all States of Germany

Completed a marathon in all Countries of the European Union

Completed a marathon in all continents

Completed a marathon in all Major-Marathons

2nd Runner in the world to complete a Marathon in 100 countries

 

No of countries completed:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxvkZv_6AkQYNFZWd0gwY1VkTGc/view

John Lum Young 

 

Address: Trinidad and Tobago 
Email: johnlumyoung@yahoo.co.uk 
DOB: 1960
Marathon PB: 3:24:50, 2007

 

Noteworthy:

Titanium Maniac
First runner from T&T to complete 100 marathons. 
Completed the World Marathon Majors 
Completed a marathon on 5 continents 
Member of UK 100 Marathon Club 
 

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