Nichols and Greenwood named #8 2015 UltraRunners of the Year

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Alex Nichols

UROY for IG5Alex Nichols of Colorado Springs is the eighth ranked runner in 2015. Nichols spent part of the year in France, winning a 51-mile race on Mount Blanc, and placing well at the IAU World Trail Championships and Des Templiers. Stateside, he won the Moab Red Hot 55K, and placed second at the Speedgoat 50K.

2015 Race Results

Race Time Place
IAU World Trail – France 8:38:15 6
Mont Blanc Marathon 10:31:00 1
Des Templiers – France 6:55:20 5
Moab Red Hot 3:48:58 1
Speedgoat 5:41:25 2
TNF-SF DNF

Ellie Greenwood

UROY for IG6Ellie Greenwood, a three-time previous winner, was voted eighth this year. The North Vancouver, British Columbia runner recovered from an injury-plagued early spring to finish sixth at Comrades. Later in the summer she won Des Templiers in France and took second at The North Face 50 in San Francisco in December. Photo by iRunFar.com Bryon Powell

2015 Race Results

Race Time Place Gender Place
Comrades – South Africa 6:44:03 82 6
Des Templiers – France 7:58:06 28 1
TNF-SF 7:23:57 28 2
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