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Race Notes from Timo
In winning the 100K women's race, Camille Herron broke the American record for the fastest women's time ever in a USA 100K championship, surpassing the longstanding record set by the legendary ultramarathoner Ann Trason in 1989 (7:33:13). Camille's time of 7:26:24 is also the new course record for the Mad City 100K. Another highly notable performance was turned ...
0Apr 13, 2015 1876
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Solo Runners - Headphone rule for 2015
Dear 50K and 100K solo runners, The race director (that's me) has announced that "ear phones" will be permitted in this year's race. In years past, the primary objection to runners' wearing ear phones and similar devices was that safety could be impaired. Runners with ear phones, for example, had more difficulty listening for motor traffic; runners ...
0Apr 4, 2015
Apr 4, 2015
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9 hrs ago
Relay Captain info
Please read and share this (long but important) email with your team! Waiver Each team member must complete and sign the attached waiver Waivers can be scanned/emailed to madcity50k@gmail.com or bring to packet pick up (details below) Packet Pick-Up Where: Vilas Park Shelter When: Friday, April 10 between 3:00 pm-6:00 pm OR Saturday, April 11 between ...
0Mar 30, 2015 1687
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100K Solo Race Information
Dear 100K solo runners, I told you that I'd be writing again soon. As you know, the Mad City 100K will be the US national championship 100-kilometer road race again this year. I want to emphasize that in order for you to be eligible for national championship place awards and for prize money, you must a member of USATF (that's short for the USA Track ...
0Mar 29, 2015 1608
Thu 1:37 am
Message for 100K Solo Runners
Dear 100K solo runners, Welcome to the 2015 Mad City Ultras. Thanks for signing up for this challenging event. In the days ahead, I will be sending you more group emails such as this one, providing you with details I think you will want to know about the race on Saturday, April 11, which will take place rain or shine or whatever. Start time: 6:30 a.m. ...
0Mar 29, 2015 1692
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Message for 50K Solo Runners
Dear 50K solo runners, Welcome to the 2015 Mad City Ultras. Thanks for signing up for this challenging event. In the days ahead, I will be sending you more group emails such as this one, providing you with details I think you will want to know about the race on Saturday, April 11, which will take place rain or shine or whatever. Start time: 8:00 a.m. ...
0Mar 29, 2015 1693
1 hr ago
Packet Pickup Options
3:00-6:00PM Friday April 10 Vilas Shelter - required for 100K Solo and recommended for 50K Solo and Relay. Saturday 6:45-7:45AM April 11.
0Mar 27, 2015 1757
11 hrs ago
Packet Pickup Schedule 2015
The MadCity packet pickup schedule is as follows: Friday April 10 - 3:00PM to 6:00PM at Vilas Shelter - All 100K Solo Runners should pick up their packets on Friday! Saturday April 11 - 6:45AM to 7:45AM at Vilas Shelter - Only for 50K Solo and 50K Relay Captains Remember all runners will pick up their ankle chip on Saturday morning before the start of ...
0Mar 12, 2015 1726
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50K Relay Captains - please complete this waiver form
Download, print and complete this form and bring it to packet pickup to save time! download
0Mar 5, 2015
Mar 5, 2015
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Hotel Recommendations for 2015
For the 2015 race there is no "official" hotel but we have several recommendations: Sheraton Hotel 706 John Nolen Dr, Madison, WI 53713 (608) 251-2300 HotelRED 1501 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711 (608) 819-8228 Best Western Plus InnTowner 2424 University Avenue Madison, WI 53726 (608) 233-8778 Arbor House 3402 Monroe Street Madison, WI ...
0Mar 5, 2015
Mar 5, 2015
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1 hr ago
Special Bib Numbers to recognize 100K runners
Race Director Timo Yanacheck has assigned some special bib numbers: No. 1 will be worn by Pam Smith, Washington, a perennial member of the US national 100K team and new North American record-holder for the 100-mile run. No. 10 will be worn by Nick Accardo, Louisiana, returning champion of the Mad City 100K and last year's US national champion. No. 11 ...
0Apr 10, 2014 2433
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Wisconsin USATF designates MadCity 100K as State Championship
Once again the MadCity 100K race is not only the National Championship but also the State Championship. Win the race and you'll win this cool trophy too! (Women's award shown)
0Apr 10, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
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Tue 11:49 pm
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Race Photographer Creativefoto will post pics of the event
Our volunteer photographer Larry Iles of Creativefoto will be photographing the race throughout the day. Check the link here for race pics!
0Apr 10, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
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1 hr ago
Check the Facebook event page for continuous updates
Please join the Facebook event page at the URL below to keep up-to-date with race information.
0Apr 8, 2014 2377
2 hrs ago
Relay Team Captains - Waiver form
Relay team Captains, please print the form linked below and have your team members sign it and enter their age. Only the Captain needs to come to packet pickup, and you should bring the completed form with you. If you're not able to get the form signed by all of your team members, please have them sign it on race day. We will need the completed form and the sum-of-the-ages ...
0Apr 7, 2014 2265
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Solo Runner Race Rules
Dear Solo Runners, Follow the link below for a good summary of 'the rules'. Please read. Please also keep this in mind: While the rules are important and will be enforced, the enforcement protocol includes a 'warning' mechanism so disqualification for infractions is not necessarily immediate or automatic. More than anything, I want to get across to ...
0Apr 3, 2014
Apr 3, 2014
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MadCity 100K recognized by IAU
The International Association of Ultramarathoners (IAU) has awarded the Mad City 100K its Bronze Label, recognizing our commitment and adherence to the high international standards of ultramarathon racing.
0Mar 31, 2014
Mar 31, 2014
2535
3 hrs ago
Aid Station information
Dear 100K and 50K Solo Runners, The two primary aid stations (at the start/finish and in the Arb) will have these drinks for you: water, HEED, Coke, Sprite, Mountain Dew, hot chocolate, broth, and Raman noodles soup. Also, 'solids' will include candies (various), cookies (various), bananas, oranges, cantaloupe, potato chips, Cheezits, saltines, sweet ...
0Mar 27, 2014 2328
Mon 7:47 pm
Important information for 100K Solo Runners... 50K Solo should read this too
Dear 100K and 50K Solo Runners, The Mad City 100K is the US national championship race and a qualifier for Team USA. It is one of my goals to make the experience as close to "real" to the World Championship 100K race as possible, even for you 50K runners. There are two areas of technical compliance which generate more uncertainty/anxiety than other issues: ...
0Mar 25, 2014 2152
Mon 3:11 pm
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Solo Runners - Rules regarding personal listening devices
Dear 100K and 50K Solo Runners, For me, this is one the few distasteful parts of race director work, namely, to confirm for you the rule concerning "personal listening devices" in the race. I know how much you love them. The use of MP3 players and other "portable listening devices" during footraces is still a contentious subject. I know from personal ...
0Mar 25, 2014
Mar 25, 2014
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50K Relay - Still time to register
April 12 will be a perfect day to run a 10K with four of your running buddies. Ok, you don't run together. The MadCity 50K relay starts at the same time (8:00AM) as the 50K solo, and each relay team member runs a 10K loop of the Arboreteum carrying this nifty baton. The transition at the start finish includes the handoff of the baton and the exchange of the ankle ...
0Mar 24, 2014
Mar 24, 2014
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Message to Solo Runners
Dear Mad City Solo Runners, You are welcome to come to the Vilas Park shelter on Friday between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. for what is commonly called "packet pickup". I will be there to greet you, chat, answer your questions, and do my best to make you feel welcome, which you certainly will be. Nothing is planned in terms of a pre-race dinner or ceremonies. I just ...
0Mar 23, 2014 2177
Wed 10:44 am
Solo Runners - Message from Race Director Timo Yanacheck
Dear Solo Runners, Winter weather has been on my mind for so long, I almost forgot that spring starts officially this coming week. Maybe you are interested in a weather report for the Madison area, so here goes. We received a lot of snowfall here this year. Temperatures were much colder than normal, and yet the snow is now melting away quickly. We're having ...
0Mar 20, 2014 2328
Wed 6:39 pm
Press Release - MadCity Ultras 2014
View the complete press release here.
0Mar 17, 2014 2406
Wed 6:41 pm
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Tour Madison before you get here
Want to take a nice introductory tour of Madison without leaving your chair? We recommend this cool 2-minute video produced by the Madison Visitors Bureau.
0Mar 17, 2014
Mar 17, 2014
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Wed 5:34 pm
And how about food?
You won't have any trouble finding delectable and eclectic menus in all price ranges (except the ridiculously expensive) when visiting Madison. Ethnic cuisines to suit virtually every taste are found in our hundreds of excellent restaurants. Follow this link to get started.
0Mar 17, 2014
Mar 17, 2014
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Wed 5:33 pm
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Visiting Madison
Looking for tourist destinations in Madison when you visit for the Mad City Ultras? Consider visting the world-renowned University of Wisconsin Arboretum. An aerial photo of this lovely gem of a preserve is shown on the homepage of our race website. Our competitors are running through the Arb between mile markers 2 and 5.
0Mar 17, 2014
Mar 17, 2014
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Wed 8:30 pm
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Activities for friends and family during the race
The start/finish line for our course is in Vilas Park, which has a wonderful, big-time, free zoo. That's right: free. From our parking areas there is easy access to the Henry Vilas Zoo. The kids and/or your other crew members are welcome to stroll in and enjoy the animals. The zoo will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on race day.
0Mar 17, 2014
Mar 17, 2014
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Hotel Recommendations for 2014 Race
For the 2013 race there is no "official" hotel but we have several recommendations: Sheraton Hotel 706 John Nolen Dr, Madison, WI 53713 (608) 251-2300 HotelRED 1501 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711 (608) 819-8228 Best Western Plus InnTowner 2424 University Avenue Madison, WI 53726 (608) 233-8778 Arbor House 3402 Monroe Street Madison, WI ...
0Mar 14, 2013
Mar 17, 2014
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Venue for the 100km World Championships 2014 announced!
The 100km World Championships 2014 is going to take place in Doha, Qatar on Nov 28th, 2014. Aspire Logistics and Qatar Athletic Federation (QAF) have become a forefront for the development of ultrarunning in the region. It is our pleasure to award the 100km World Championships to Aspire and the QAF. Last weekend’s test run has clearly demonstrated that ...
0Mar 14, 2014
Mar 14, 2014
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Wed 10:16 pm
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2014 Prize Money announced
Race Director Timo Yanacheck has announced the minimum prize money for the MadCity 100K National Championship. Finishers must be USATF members to receive prize money. Awards will go to the top six (6) men's and women's finishers:
Finish   Prize
1st     $1,000
2nd       $750
3rd       $500
4th       $350
5th       $250
6th       $125
0Jan 6, 2014
Jan 6, 2014
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Race Date Announced for 2014
Race Director Timo Yanacheck has announced that the 8th Annual MadCity Ultras will be held on Saturday April 12, 2014. Registration will open in January 2014.
0Jun 29, 2013
Oct 24, 2013
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1 hr ago
MEDIA RELEASE - 100K RACE RESULTS - APRIL 20, 2013
MADISON, WISCONSIN -- Carolyn Smith was crowned US female national 100-kilometer road race running champion for the second time, and newcomer Nick Accardo earned his first national title as the male champion, in the Mad City Ultras here on Saturday, April 20. Carolyn, age 47, of Milwaukee, covered the distance (about 62 miles) in a time of 8 hours, 36 minutes, ...
0Apr 25, 2013
Apr 25, 2013
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2013 Race Action
Photos of the 7th Annual MadCity Ultras... Enjoy! Click into our Webcast on RunRace for runner splits and results.
102Apr 23, 2013
Apr 24, 2013
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Packet Pick Up
If you're running the 100K Solo you'll want to pick up your packet on Friday April 19 between 4:00PM and 7:00PM. Remember your race starts at 6:30 Saturday April 20. If you're running the 50K Solo you can pick up your packet on Friday 4-7PM or Saturday morning before the 8AM Start. If you are a Relay Captain you can pick up your packets and baton on Friday ...
0Apr 17, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
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Keeping busy on race day
Your spouse/friend/Mom/Dad is running the 100K or 50K. While you'll be there to support her/him, you're also thinking, "gosh, that's a long time to hang around, is there anything to do nearby?" Well Virginia, I'm glad you asked! Here are just some of the activities within walking distance: - Visit the Vilas Park Zoo - Play tennis or basketball or climb on ...
0Apr 17, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
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Check out the Facebook event page
Be sure to check out Facebook event page for news, updates, RSVP's and pre-race buzz. Tout your relay team or predict your finish. Post pictures. Be creative!
0Mar 19, 2013
Mar 19, 2013
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Mon 9:01 am
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I.A.U. Bestows Bronze Label on 2013 Mad City 100K
The International Association of Ultrarunners (I.A.U.) has awarded Bronze Label status to the Mad City 100K and 2013 US national champuiosnhip race. The I.A.U. recognition ensures that race performances at the race on April 20, 2013 will be recognized worldwide by the international governing bodies of the sport.
0Mar 8, 2013
Mar 8, 2013
2750
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Racing for Recovery
This year one of our 100K Solo runners is participating to support and highlight Racing for Recovery. Learn more at www.racingforrecovery.com.
0Jan 7, 2013
Jan 7, 2013
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Sat 11:50 pm
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Course Records
100K male - Michael Wardian (VA), 6:56:57 (2008) 100K female - Devon Crosby-Helms (CA), 7:46:33 (2011) 50K male - Zach Bitter (WI), 3:03:10 (2012) 50K female - Julie Spencer (WI), 3:34:45 (2009)
1Jan 4, 2013
Jan 4, 2013
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2012 Race Starter leads Badgers to Big Ten Championship
Maverick Darling, the University of Wisconsin runner who was our official starter for the 2012 Mad City race led the Badgers to their 14th straight Big Ten conference cross country championship yesterday. Maverick, a senior, finished second overall. The Badger men's team scored 33 points. Maverick earned Big Ten All-Conference honors all four years that he ...
0Oct 29, 2012
Oct 29, 2012
2749
Wed 5:25 am
2013 Race Date Announced!
The USATF 100K US Championship race will be held Saturday, April 20 as the MadCity 100K in Madison, WI. The course will be the same as previous years - starting at the Vilas Park Shelter and circulating the beautiful UW Madison Arboretum. Mark your calendar!
0May 18, 2012 2963
Wed 4:13 am
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USA Team Results at the International 100K Championships
The US Men's and Women's teams have become increasingly competitive over the years as 100K races like the MadCity 100K have challenged the runners and raised the bar. Read the team performance history at the USATF site at this link.
0May 17, 2012
May 17, 2012
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IT WAS A GOOD DAY FOR A FAST RACE
Race Director’s report on the Mad City 50K, Madison, Wisconsin, March 31, 2012, by Timo Yanacheck. Zach Bitter dueled with Patrick Russell and surged to win first place in the Mad City 50K ultramarathon road race in Madison, Wisconsin, on March 31. Patrick fought valiantly and held on in a race in which both men broke Patrick’s course record. Zach won ...
0Apr 8, 2012
Apr 9, 2012
4313
Wed 2:47 pm
2012 Race Action
Photos of the 6th Annual Mad City 50K... Enjoy! Click into our Webcast on RunRace for runner splits and results.
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Race Date for 2012 - April 14 - 50K and 50K Relay
Race Director Tim (Timo) Yanacheck has announced the date and distances for the 2012 Mad City 100K. The date will be Saturday, April 14, 2012. The distances will be a 50-kilometer solo race and a 50-kilometer 5-person relay race. As always, the events will be held at Vilas Park in Madison, Wisconsin.
0Aug 5, 2011
Aug 5, 2011
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Wed 8:10 am
MEDIA RELEASE - POST-RACE REPORT
Madison, Wisconsin - One heck of an ultramarathon race was run in this year’s Mad City 100K on April 9. The first-place man and the first-place woman both broke course records. This was the 2011 U.S. national championship 100-kilometer road race, and the competition was befitting a championship race. The 100 kilometers is made up of ten loops around a scenic, ...
0Apr 14, 2011 3259
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2011 Race Action
Photos of the 5th Annual Mad City 100K... Enjoy! Click into our Webcast on RunRace for runner splits and results.
167Apr 9, 2011
Apr 9, 2011
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2011 Mug Shots and Packet Pickup
Check out these photos of Mug Shots and random photos from runner check in at the 5th annual Mad City 100K.
32Apr 8, 2011
Apr 8, 2011
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Ready to Run
All is ready for the fifth annual Mad City 100K on April 9. Race Director Timo, his Local Organizing Committee, and all our devoted volunteers wish one and all the very best in the upcoming races.
0Apr 7, 2011
Apr 7, 2011
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Bib number #1 to be worn by Chad Ricklefs
Former national champion, male ultrarunner of the year, and current member of Team USA, Chad Ricklefs of Boulder, Colorado, will be wearing bib number #1 in Saturday's 100-kilometer US national championship race. Chad finished third in the 2010 championships in Madison, and followed up with 14th place in the world championships in Gibraltar last November.
0Apr 6, 2011
Apr 6, 2011
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Rookies and veterans set to challenge for ultramarathon championship in Madison
Follow the link for the article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
0Apr 6, 2011
Apr 6, 2011
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Thu 1:34 am
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I.A.U. Bestows Bronze Label on 2011 Mad City 100K
The International Association of Ultrarunners (I.A.U.) has awarded Bronze Label status to the Mad City 100K and 2011 US national champuiosnhip race. The I.A.U. recognition ensures that race performances at the race this Saturday will be recognized worldwide by the international governing bodies of the sport.
0Apr 4, 2011
Apr 4, 2011
3424
7 hrs ago
Running Wild - Inside the mind of an ultrarunner
University of Oregon students Cameron Marks and Konrad Wojcik go inside the minds of ultrarunning masters Meghan Arbogast and John Ticer. Meghan was our female US national champion at the 2010 Mad City 100K, setting the course record for women.
0Apr 3, 2011
Apr 4, 2011
3339
1 hr ago
Virtual Photo Tour of the Mad City 100K Race Course
This is a photo tour of the Mad City 100K Race course as it appeared on a winter's morning. The miles are marked with permanent posts named after Madison-area running stars. Click the "View Photos" tab (above) to see the pictures that Timo has published for this virtual tour! Want to see an interactive map of our race course? The USA Track & Field website ...
33Jan 18, 2007
Mar 30, 2011
65535
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Top Ultramarathoners to compete April 9 in Madison, WI USA
Madison, Wisconsin - Some of the top ultramarathoners in America are entered in the U.S. national championship 100-kilometer footrace here on Saturday, April 9. Already committed to the race are some of the toughest and fastest men and women. An ultramarathon is a footrace longer than the standard marathon distance of 26 miles, 385 yards. The 100-kilometer ...
0Mar 28, 2011 3731
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"Mathematician's Corner" : Lesson 2
In our previous episode of “Mathematician’s Corner”, we determined that Usain Bolt would have finished the Mad City 100k in 2 hours, 39 minutes, 40 seconds if the blazing pace of 23.35 miles per hour that he ran during his world record 100-meter run could be maintained indefinitely. In this episode we’ll bring the opposite end of the speed spectrum into our discussion, ...
1Mar 24, 2011 7161
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Anderson-Abbs's 50K time in 2011
Beverley Anderson-Abbs of California holds dual U.S.A.-Canada citizenship. Her winning time of 3 hours, 44 minutes, 13 seconds in the our 2010 50-kilometer event has now been verified and accepted as the new Canadian national record for age 45 women. Bev's Mad City 50K time broke the Canadian record which had been standing since 2001.
0Mar 20, 2011
Mar 20, 2011
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"Mathematician's Corner" : Lesson 1
Usain Bolt’s world record time of 9.58 seconds for the 100 meter dash corresponds to a speed of approximately 23.35 miles per hour, calculated as follows: 100 meters9.58 secondsx60 seconds1 minutex60 minutes1 hourx1 mile1609.344 meters = 23.3500656791 miles/hour Another simple calculation reveals that a “superhuman” who could maintain this speed indefinitely ...
6Mar 16, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
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Prize purse for 100K championship
The prize purse for the 2011 US national championship 100K race totals $6,000, to be divided equally between men and women as follows: 1st place - $1,000; 2nd place - $750; 3rd place - $500; 4th place - $375; 5th place - $250; and 6th place - $125. Remember that to be eligible for prize money, runners must be US members of USA Track & Field before the race ...
0Mar 14, 2011
Mar 14, 2011
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Wed 4:11 pm
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Current Mad City course records
The following are the current course records for our Mad City road ultramarathons: 100K men - Michael Wardian (2008) - 6:56:57; 100K women - Meghan Arbogast (2010) - 8:00:52; 50K men - Patrick Russell (2009) - 3:08:28; 50K women - Julie Spencer (2009) - 3:34:45.
1Mar 13, 2011
Mar 14, 2011
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2011 race awards are ready...
The trophies, plaques, and finisher medallions for the 2011 Mad City 100K and 50K races are in. Timo worked with ultramarathoner Gary Tinker of National Engravers,Inc. and Awardingyou.com in Chicago to create these beautiful awards in recognition of our champions' excellence. Competition categories are 1st male overall in the 100K race, 1st female overall in ...
6Mar 13, 2011
Mar 13, 2011
10221
17 hrs ago
High Marks for Fast Times at Mad City 100K
UltraRunning's March issue presents the magazine's annual tabulation of the fastest ultramarathon times run in the preceding year. Runners in the 2010 Mad City 100K US national championship took 5 of the 10 top spots. Among the best 75 times for American men were these outstanding performances here: Matt Woods (5th), 7:06:22; Greg Crowther (6th), 7:15:11; ...
0Mar 8, 2011
Mar 20, 2011
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Wisconsin USATF state association championship
Wisconsin runners take notice. The Wisconsin USA Track & Field state association has designated our 100K event as the 2011 state championship. Association president Patrick Pretty announced that trophies will be awarded to the first-place state association members in the following categories in the 100-kilometer race: Open male, open female, masters male (age ...
1Mar 4, 2011
Mar 14, 2011
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Packet Pickup
Solo runners and relay team captains can pick up their bib numbers, timing chips, and goody bags at the Vilas Park shelter (race site) on Friday, April 8, between 3 p.m and 7 p.m. 50K solo runners and relay captains can also pick up their stuff at Vilas Park on the morning of the race starting at around 6:30 a.m.
0Mar 2, 2011 3357
Wed 7:58 pm
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Mad City 100K alums shine at 2010 World Championships in Gibraltar
The USA men's team was on the podium again at the World Championship 100K race in Gibraltar on November 7, 2010. The Americans brought home the Team Silver Medal by finishing second among the 28 nations participating. Led by Michael Wardian's third place finish, the team placed five men in the top 25 runners overall. Wardian's time was 6 hours, 49 minutes, ...
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Dec 31, 2010
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National titles at stake again in Madison in 2011
Timo is delighted to report that USA Track & Field has again awarded the US national championship 100-kilometer road race to the Mad City 100K. At its annual convention in Virginia Beach in December, USATF accepted Mad City 100K's bid. Madison has hosted the 100K championships every year since 2007, except in 2009 when there was no national championship race ...
0Dec 31, 2010
Dec 31, 2010
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Article submitted to UltraRunning magazine today
POST-RACE REPORT ON 2010 U.S. NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 100-KILOMETERS ROAD RACE Mad City 100K, April 10, 2010, Madison, Wisconsin What a beautiful day for American ultramarathoning. At the Mad City 100K on April 10, 2010, eight runners broke the US qualifying standard for the American team forming to take on the world at the World Championship 100K road ...
14Apr 26, 2010
Apr 26, 2010
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Another Maddening Mad City
First, the real story of the Mad City 100K National Championship is seen in the results. Matt Woods averaged 6:51 per mile to finish the 100-kilometers in 7:06:21. He made his way to the front after Chikara Omine took off at a blistering pace in the first few laps of the race and then settled back into fourth with 7:17:14. "Settled" into fourth? It makes ...
0Apr 11, 2010
Aug 4, 2010
3466
15 hrs ago
2010 Relay Race - Age Group Results
Thanks for participating in the 2010 Mad City 50K Relay! Here are the division winners, based on the cumulative age of each team: Ages 126 or Younger: 1.) Running With the Badger: 3:43:52 2.) Marquette Triathlon Club 1: 3:58:01 3.) Marquette Triathlon Club 2: 4:27:38 4.) #1: 4:44:32 5.) Red Byrd's: 4:53:57 Ages 126-175: 1.) 4 Guys and a Crazy Legs ...
0Apr 11, 2010
Apr 11, 2010
4049
5 hrs ago
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2010 Race Action
Photos of the 4th Annual Mad City 100K... Enjoy!
101Apr 10, 2010
Apr 11, 2010
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2010 Mug Shots and Packet Pickup
Check out these photos of Mug Shots and random photos from runner check in at the 4th annual Mad City 100K.
23Apr 9, 2010
Apr 13, 2010
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USATF selection criteria and process for 2010 Team USA
The following shows the current standards for consideration for the 2010 USA National 100K Team going to Gibraltar for the World Championship, as promulgated by USATF's MUT Council. (Council Chair Nancy Hobbs pictured here.) The dates reflect the November 6, 2010, race date. ***** 2010 USATF 100K Team Qualification Guidelines ...
0Mar 23, 2010
Mar 23, 2010
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2010 USATF Rules of Competition
100K National Championship Solo Runners Please read and become familiar with these USATF Rules and Regulations and information. The Mad City 100K National Championship will be following these guidelines and you will be expected to abide by them. Thank you. There will be essentially two races occurring simultaneously: the USATF National 100K Championship ...
0Mar 31, 2008
Feb 15, 2010
6224
21 hrs ago
World Cup 100K has now become a World Championship
Fantastic news for those of us worldwide who value ultramarathoning: the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) has authorized the upgrade of the annual World Cup 100K to World Championship status. This is an historic step forward for the sport. Dirk Strumane of Belgium, president of the International Association of Ultrarunners, made the ...
1Feb 10, 2010
Feb 15, 2010
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Wed 12:00 pm
"Home stays" offered to competitors in the 100K solo event
The Mad City 100K is pleased to offer free "home stays" with local volunteers for runners competing in the 100-kilometers solo event April 9. Email Timo at timo@madcity100k.com to express your interest in this new feature of the Mad City 100K and to be connected with a suitable Madison-area host.
0Feb 10, 2010
Mar 13, 2011
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USATF issues new championship logo for Mad City 100K
USA Track & Field has created a new logo especially for America's national championship 100-kilometer run at the Mad City 100K. The spiffy red, white, and blue symbol is proudly posted on the race website's homepage.
0Feb 10, 2010
Mar 3, 2010
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Wed 5:20 am
Special race price at Madison Sheraton Hotel
Timo has again arranged for a block of rooms to be set aside at a special reduced rate at the Sheraton Madison Hotel, 706 John Nolen Drive, Madison. The phone number for the hotel is (608) 251-2300; ask for "reservations" and be sure to mention the Mad City 100K when booking a room.
0Feb 10, 2010
Feb 10, 2010
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Tue 3:12 pm
2009 Mad City 50 Kilometer Road Race Recap
2009 Mad City 50 Kilometer Road Race RecapRace Directors: John Selbo, Timo, Doug Erickson In its 3rd year running the Mad City 50K finally enjoyed favorable running conditions with temperatures in the mid 40s - mid 50s, partly sunny skies, and light winds. Congratulations to our top solo runners and relay teams! Solo Runners...Male Open: 0 - 39 Female ...
0Apr 5, 2009 7138
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Timo Praises Race Webcast through RunRace.net
Timo Praises Race Webcast through RunRace For the Mad City 100K this was our 2nd year as a race, 2nd year hosting the USATF 100Km National Championship, and 2nd year using the services of RunRace.net. We've come to depend upon RunRace to handle all of our pre-race registration in a professional and very user-friendly manner... it's easy for our runners, race ...
0Apr 16, 2008 6407
Thu 1:35 am
2008 Mad City 100 Kilometer Road Race Recap
2008 Mad City 100 Kilometer Road Race Recapby Race Director: Timo Ultramarathoners - "the toughest athletes in any sport", Timo, the race director, calls them - had their day to shine at the Mad City 100K US national championship race here in Madison, Wisconsin, on April 12. The race was won by rising ultra star Michael Wardian, 34, of Arlington, ...
0Apr 14, 2008
Apr 17, 2008
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It's Officially... MAD CITY 100K NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK
April 6 - 12 Officialy ProclaimedMAD CITY 100K NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKby Wisconsin Governor Jim DoyleThe State of WisconsinOffice of the GovernorA PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, the Mad City 100K is a running race to be conducted in Madison, Wisconsin, on April 12, 2008; and WHEREAS, the race will be run on April 12, 2008, on the famous 10-kilometer loop ...
0Apr 14, 2008 5573
32 mins ago
Mad City 100 Kilometer Road Race earns Commendation by the Wisconsin Senate and Assembly
Mad City 100K Receives Commendation by the Wisconsin Senate and Assemblyas Motioned by Senator Fred Risser WHEREAS, the Mad City 100K run has again been honored to be the USA National Championship 100-kilometer road race; and WHEREAS, the race will be run on April 12, 2008, on the famous 10-kilometer loop around Lake Wingra in Madison, Wisconsin, ...
0Apr 8, 2008 7207
17 hrs ago
2007 Reccie Awards by "Isthmus", Madison's weekly news...
Rookie of the Year The Mad City 100K - 2007 If the challenge of an event can be measured in inverse proportion to the number of entrants it draws, this inaugural 62.1-mile footrace, conceived by veteran ultramarathoner and race organizer Tim Yanachek, was the most grueling endurance test of the year. Of the 50-something individuals who stepped up to the Vilas ...
0Jan 16, 2008
Feb 15, 2010
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Tue 4:52 pm
Comments and links submitted by runners and spectators of the 2007 Mad City 100K
//-- April 9th, 2007 --> The inaugural running of the Mad City 100K took place on Saturday April 7th in Madison, Wisconsin. Through weather conditions which could most kindly be described as "blustery" intrepid runners and relay teams worked to complete 10 laps around our scenic race course. Congratulations to 2007 Mad City 100K Road Race Champions... Solo ...
0Apr 11, 2007
Oct 15, 2007
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8 hrs ago
Mary Gorski's recap of the inaugural (2007) Mad City 100K Road Race
"You want to do WHAT?" "You are going to run 100K on THE ROADS?" "Are you CRAZY?" These are the phrases that frequently passed from the mouths of my friends -- including some of my good running buddies -- to the insides of my ears. Thankfully, there is a great hollowness between those ears, so usually such phrases generally floated in one ear and right ...
3Apr 9, 2007
Feb 15, 2010
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