Howe and Swanson named #3 2015 UltraRunners of the Year


Stephanie Howe

UROY for IG16

Stephanie Howe of Bend, Oregon is the number three ranked woman for 2015. Howe’s impressive year featured a course record win at the Lake Sonoma 50 and top ten finishes at the world’s top two 100 milers, Western States and UTMB. Howe has a PhD in exercise physiology and operates a coaching and nutrition business.


2015 Race Results

Race Time Place Gender Place
UTMB – France 30:16:28 107 8
Western States 19:32:58 25 3
Lake Sonoma 7:08:23 12 1
Way Too Cool 3:47:14 13 2

Seth Swanson

UROY for IG15Seth Swanson checks in at number three for the men. The Missoula, Montana college professor placed second at Western States and fourth at UTMB, along with strong runs at Lake Sonoma 50 and Sean O’Brien 100K. Although he didn’t win any races, he was  the most consistent runner among the top vote getters.




2015 Race Results

Race Time Place
UTMB – France 22:00:10 4
Western States 15:17:28 2
Sean O’Brien 8:57:06 2
Lake Sonoma 6:46:01 6

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