David Corfman, ultrarunner

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About

David ran his first marathon in November, 1996, and immediately starting setting bigger and tougher goals. To date, he has run 77 marathons and 91 ultramarathons.  He has run some (not all) of the toughest races in the United States in the toughest conditions.  He has recently completed his first full-distance triathlon.

Highlights

  • Marathon PR (personal record) is 2:58:12, set in 2002 at USAF Marathon, age 40
  • Ran Boston Marathon in ’98, ’99, qualified for a dozen years afterward
  • 50k PR of 4:09:11 at Peachtree City 50k, Georgia, age 51
  • 100 mile PR of 17:46:09 at Sylvania 100m National Championships
  • 100 mile trail PR of 19:51:01 at Burning River 100m, age 50
  • 24 hour PR of 118.66 miles at Badgerland Striders, age 53
  • Completed Badwater Ultramarathon in 2010, 35:54:18
  • 150 mile PR of 40:36:45 at Potawatomi Trail races, age 52 (split while running 200 mile race)
  • 200 mile PR of 59:21:21 at Potawatomi Trail races, age 52
  • Earned Silver Buckle (sub 24-hour) at Western States 100 mile endurance run, 23:51:00, in 2009
  • Earned 1000 mile buckle at Mohican Trail Races in 2013
  • Earned 1000 mile buckle at Potawatomi Trail races in 2014
  • Won Potawatomi 200 mile trail race in 2017, age 54
  • Completed his first Ironman-distance triathlon in 2017, age 54
  • Listed as second oldest male winner of a major N. American ultramarathon in 2017
  • Qualified for Boston, pacing at the Flying Pig Marathon, 2018 (3:39:31)

Schedule

This is David’s tentative schedule for 2018:

State Status Marathon/Ultra Date
Arizona Done Coldwater 52k 1/20/2018
Nevada Canceled! Lake Mead Marathon 1/21/2018
Kentucky Done Lovin’ the Hills 50k 2/10/2018
Tennessee Paced Chattanooga Marathon 3/4/2018
Indiana Done Potawatomi 100m 4/5-8/18
Ohio Paced Flying Pig Marathon 5/6/2018
Ohio Hosted Stone Steps 50k fat ass 5/26/2018
Ohio Done Mohican 100m 6/16-17/18
Ohio  Done Burning River 100m 7/28-29/18
Ohio Done Steel City 12-hour 8/25/18
Tennessee Registered A Race for the Ages 9/1-3/18
Ohio Registered USAF Marathon 9/15/2018
Tennessee Registered Chattanooga Ironman 9/30/2018
Ohio Direct Stone Steps 50k 10/28/2018
Tennessee  Registered Chattanooga 100m 11/30-12/1/18
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