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2022 USATF Mountain Ultra Trail Runners of Year Announced

November 26, 2022

McLaughlin, Peterman, Herron and King receive honors

/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The USA Track & Field Mountain Ultra Trail (MUT) Running Council of long distance running has named the 2022 USATF MUT Runners of the Year. Several talented MUT runners received nominations*. After reviewing international and national race results, thirteen MUT executive committee members, made up of elite athletes, coaches, administrators and race directors from a dozen USATF Associations, cast ballots for this year’s awards.

The following individuals will be recognized at the USATF Annual Meeting in Lake Buena Vista, Florida next weekend. All race results listed below are from 2022.

USATF MUT Open Runners of the Year

Adam Peterman (Missoula, Montana/USATF Montana)

  • World Mountain & Trail Running Championships – 80K Long Trail – 1st Place
  • Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run – 1st Place
  • The Canyons Endurance Runs 100K – 1st Place & Course Record
  • Chuckanut 50K – 1st Place & Course Record
  • USATF Athlete of the Week – Nov. 11

Allie McLaughlin (Colorado Springs, Colorado/USATF Colorado)

USATF MUT Masters Runners of the Year

Max King, age 42 (Bend, Oregon/USATF Oregon)

  • World Mountain & Trail Running Championships – 40K Short Trail – 4th Place
  • Mount Marathon – 1st Place and race’s oldest winner
  • Breakneck Point Trail Marathon – 1st Place
  • Broken Arrow Skyrace – Ironface – 1st Place
  • Smith Rock Ascent 15 Miler – 1st place
  • Horse Butte 10 Miler – 1st place
  • 2021 USATF MUT Masters Runner of the Year

Camille Herron, age 40 (Oro Valley, Arizona)

  • USATF 100 Mile Road Championships – Jackpot 100 – 1st Place – 12:41:11
  • Centurion Track 100 – 100K – 1st Place
  • Centurion Track 100 – 6Hr – 2nd Place
  • Centurion Track 100 – 50M – 2nd Place
  • Centurion Track 100 – 50K – 2nd Place
  • Strolling Jim 40 Mile – 1st Place
  • Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run – 8th Place
  • Comrades Marathon – 6th Place
  • USATF Athlete of the Week – Feb. 18

* Nominees must be members of USA Track & Field.