Terrell Worley reached 100,000 miles on July 26, 2018

Terrell Worley
Rancho Cucamonga CA
DOB: 7-1960

Today I hit exactly 100,000 miles run in my 39th year of running. I began running on January 1st, 1980, when I was 19 years old while in the Air Force (1978-1982) stationed in Arkansas.  I did not keep a log that first year of running but have kept a hard copy log every year since. I estimate I ran about 1,000 miles in 1980, but I do not count it in my lifetime total since it was not logged. I ran a lot of 10K's in the early 80's and a few 5K's with PR's of 34:47 and 16:52. I have run 17 official marathons with my first in January, 1984, at age 23....a 3:03:03. My most recent marathon was in 2011 at age 51....a 3:35. I ran 8 sub-3-hour marathons from age 33 to 39 and also a 3:01 and a 3:02 during that period.  I tend to be a streak runner. 

[Terrell reached 100,739 total miles in early Nov., 2018.]

09/05/82 - 02/28/84.     542 days. 7.92 average
08/03/90 - 03/27/93.     968 days.   8.62 average
04/03/93 - 11/21/01.   3,155 days.    8.62 average 
05/05/02 - 06/10/10.   2,959 days.  9.82 average 
06/18/10 - 04/29/12.      682 days.   9.0 average 
05/23/12 - 09/06/13.      472 days.    8.46 average 
12/32/15 - 07/26/18.      939 days.    7.00 average

Years totals:
4,000-plus miles = 2
3,000-4,000 miles = 21
2,000-3,000 miles = 9
1,000-2,000 miles = 2
My PR for most miles in a year is 4,184.2 miles run at age 47.
The last three years I have maintained my mileage at about 2,600 a year.

John Treleaven reached 100,000 miles on Oct. 28, 2018

John Treleaven
Asheville NC
D.O.B March, 1952
It all started about 40 years ago with a visit to the doctor. I was told
"I should have bought the
extended warranty."
I had high blood pressure and 
would need to take medication. I told him give me six months and the running began. I decided the side effects of running(seeing wonderful places, meeting amazing people, increased energy and weight loss) seemed far better than those of medication(insert those from TV adds here). I started keeping track on Jan 1 1979 so I reached 100,000 just short of 40 years. I actually have 40 years of old fashion log books so it
is very anally documented. 

Shortly after I began running I got in with the RIGHT crowd and began competing in races from the mile to the marathon. I have since run 21 marathons and I am trying to do at least one every decade of my life, starting in my 20s. Luckily I have a very supportive family who have seen me do some pretty crazy runs at all times of the day and night. I never ran in HS or college so everything was figured out on my own, but looking back I sure wish I had. The most important thing I learned is that the human body can do amazing things if you just ask. 

Now my biggest problem is what to put on my ROADID since it has had “100,000 Miles or Bust” on it for about approx 15 years. A good day running trumps all!! Well almost, since my wife and kids may read this.

5K 16:43
10K 34:33
Half marathon 1:18:40
Marathon 2:47:38

Lauren Estilow Siegel reached 100,000 miles (June 16, 2018)

Lauren Estilow Siegel
Elkins Park PA
DOB: Feb. 1960

I hit my 100,000th mile on June 16, and am really excited to join this list of amazing athletes. Life is good when you can start each day with a run.

I began running in May, 1975, after my expected career as a professional ballet dancer was cut short due to a knee injury. Funny how I have never had a knee problem from running! I continued to run and race throughout three pregnancies, caring for a Special Needs daughter, and life’s ups and downs. I ran six days a week until October, 1999, when the demands of caring for my youngest daughter became so intense that I added a seventh day. Running was the only thing that kept me sane! 

I have always enjoyed racing, and while I may not be as fast as I was in my 20’s, I still place well in my Age Group. I have run hundreds of races from 5k to the Marathon in the last 43 years. My best race was a Philadelphia Broad Street Run 10 Mile in 1981 when I ran 66:10. My marathon best was a 3:25 back in the days of no gels, or modern technology.  No more times like those, but I have just as much fun now. I appreciate every mile. 

Lately I’ve been running Track, but it’s just for fun, I’m not competitive in Track like I am in Road and Distance Running. I usually run about 60 miles a week, with two or three days of strength training also. 

Streaking for the last 18 years has helped me reach my 100k miles goal, but I have no intention of stopping my Streak anytime soon. I’m the number 8 Female on the United Streak Running Association list, and I’m proud to be on both the 100k Miles and the USRSA Lists. 

Any day that you get to run is a gift! Happy running! 

Tim Smith has run about 112,000 miles (July, 2018)

Tim Smith
Norwich CT
April, 1948
I've been running for fifty-six years times a conservative 2,000 mi/per so I'm well over 100,000. I began running formally when I was fourteen.  Quit the college team freshman year, but ran even more because it infuriated the coach.  

I remember running 110 miles in a week preceding an East Lyme marathon, and then raced a comfortable 2:24. That's when I was working 8 miles from home, and running to work Monday through Friday. I'd be home by 5 pm and had gotten in 16 miles. Idyllic!

I have had hernia surgery and two meniscus surgeries, each laying me up for 3 - 6 months.  But other than that, it's been flat out addiction.

Many have asked if I ever kept a log? No, because then I wouldn't have had time to run.

Kim Bellard reached 100,000 miles (April 7, 2018)

Kim Bellard
Cincinnati OH
DOB: 8-55
I hit 100,000 miles on April 7, 2018, at age 62. A few years ago I used all my existing logbooks to create a spreadsheet that tracks how much I ran on each day for all those years (populating it was not an insignificant task – some 18,000+ entries!). So I’ve got a fairly precise total.

I started running in 1969. Some modest success in cross-country and track in junior high/high school cemented my dedication to it, but I gradually realized that I enjoyed training on my own to team
workouts. So I stopped racing in 1973 (except for 2 road races I did in the 1990’s as a lark). I’ve done almost all my running alone, on the roads, dealing with the vagaries of Midwest weather, and, for most of the year, pre-dawn. It’s rare I even see other runners.

I don’t take days off unless I physically can’t run. Which, unfortunately, has been more than I’d like (it has worked out to about 5% of days overall). I’ve had the gamut of overuse injuries, had to have foot surgery, and broke bones several times on runs. In the last few years my hips haven’t worked quite right, making just putting one foot in front of the other no longer a simple task. Then last year I had a heart attack, which was about the last thing I ever would have expected. That caused me to take 2 months off, the longest I’d ever not run. I seriously considered giving up running, but did cautiously start again.

To be honest, what I’m doing now is not something I once would have considered running. I can’t run the kind of mileage I could even a couple years ago. I’m slower and more awkward than I could have ever imagined. On bad days I question why I’m still doing it. But I’m still out there every day.