Saturday, August 24, 2013

Michele Yates joins Team Colorado

Name: Michele "Bomb 'chele" Yates

Age: 31

Hometown: Alpena, MI

Current residence: Littleton (Roxborough Village), CO

Sponsors: Pearl Izumi, Ultimate Direction, Icespike, GU Energy, The Simply Bar, Body Armor Super Drink

Personal Bests:
5k Its been so long I dont remember! 17 flat ish?
10k 34:17 Salt Lake City, UT 2009
Half Marathon  1:17 Ohio 2009
Marathon 2:38:37 (road) Seattle WA 2009
50 Mile  (trail) 6:53:25 Nueces Rocksprings TX
100k  (trail) 10:08:48 Bandera TX
100 Mile  (trail) 17:35:18 Indiana

Notable Achievements:
* 2x Olympic Trials Marathon Competitor                                                                                     
* USA Team - World Mountain Trail Championships 2011, World Championships Trail Ultra Team 2013
* USA Team-NACAC 2012, 2013
* 9 Marathon Wins
* 3x National Champion (50 mile Trail 2012, 2013-record holder and 100k Trail 2013)
* Overall winner - Indiana Trail 100 17:35:18

Win USA Marathon Trail Champs, Run Rabbit Run 100 mile, North Face Endurance Challenge.

Favorite trails: Is there ever a not favorite one?

Favorite workout: Any trail runs!

Favorite races: Nueces 50 mile, Pikes Peak Marathon, Cranmore Hill Climb


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