6/02 –Steph Eldore #980 (Priest Lake, Idaho): Steph’s marathoning career goes back 12 years ago with her first completed marathon at Honolulu as a member of Team in Training. Her lifetime total is 14 marathons in 7 states and recently met the Bronze level qualifier of 2 in 2 weeks with the Coeur D’Alene and Newport Marathons.
6/05 –Andrea Kooiman #981 (Mission Viejo, California): Andrea loves to run and currently coaches a team of student runners. Her best streak consisted of 4 marathons in 3 months, all run in her home state of California (Los Angeles, Catalina, Palos Verdes and San Diego Rock and Roll), making her a Bronze Maniac. She ran her first 3 marathons in 2006, took a year off to have a baby and is now back on the marathon bandwagon. She’s ready to RUN, RUN, RUN!
6/05 – Rodger Bardwell #982 (Spokane, Washington): Rodger is a newly initiated Bronze level Maniac with his running the Coeur D’Alene Marathon and the 20th Century 50 km on consecutive weekends. His first marathon was back in 2000 at Portland and has completed 6 marathons in 3 states, of which 2 of them were part of Ironman competitions (Penticton, Canada and Coeur D’Alene).
Carl Simon and Craig Newport
6/06 – Craig Newport #983 (Orangevale, California): Craig was doing “Maniacal” stuff even before the advent of the Marathon Maniacs as back in 2000 he ran marathons in 5 consecutive weeks (Sacramento, Lake Tahoe, Humboldt, Blackhorse and Silicon Valley), thus earning him the coveted 4-star Iridium level in the Insane Asylum.
6/06 –Carl Simons #984 (Las Vegas, Nevada): Carl has quite a unique Bronze Maniac qualifier as from the years 1989 – 1993, he ran the California International Marathon and the following weekend ran the Honolulu Marathon. His lifetime marathons total 40 and run in 7 states and DC.
6/06 – Francesca Carmichael #985 (Woodinville, Washington): A friend of Barefoot Jon, Francesca is a Bronze Maniac with her 2 marathons in 2 weeks. Actually she also met the other Bronze Maniac qualifiers with 3 ultras in 6 weeks and 3 in 3 months. After watching the Passatore 100km Italian Championships when she visited her home town, she would like to also partake in a 100km someday.