On Saturday June 25th, one of the biggest 100 mile races in the United States took place. With the running of the 49th Western States 100 ultra marathon. With many of the top male and female runners from around the world taking on the course. It was to be an exciting day with many expecting to see some new faces on the podium. With the #1 American male runner, multiple time winner, and course record holder Jim Walmsly would not be competing this year. As well as the highest rated female ultra runner in the world, American Courtney Dauwalter who would not be in attendance. And with 3 women finishing in the top 10 overall last year for the first time. There were some high expectations. Below are the Western States 100 – 2022 Results for both the top 10 Men and Women.
Western States 100 – 2022 Results – Top 10 Men and Women
2022 Western States 100 – Men’s Top 10 Results
- Adam Peterman (Hoka) – 15:13:48
- Hayden Hawks (Hoka) – 15:47:27
- Arlen Glick – 15:56:17
- Tyler Green (Nike) – 15:57:10
- Drew Holmen (Nike) – 16:09:00
- Ludovic Pommeret (Hoka) – 16:20:02
- Vincent Viet (New Balance) – 16:28:22
- Alex Nichols (SCOTT) – 16:28:34
- Cody Lind (SCOTT) – 16:29:38
- Scott Traer – 16:35:23
2022 Western States 100 – Women’s Top 10 Results
- Ruth Croft (adidas Terrex) – 17:21:30
- Ailsa Macdonald (Saucony) – 17:46:46
- Marianne Hogan (Salomon) – 18:05:48
- Luzia Buehler (Inov-8) – 18:08:32
- Emily Hawgood (adidas Terrex) – 18:16:02
- Leah Yingling (Salomon) – 18:32:31
- Taylor Nowlin (adidas Terrex) – 18:46:42
- Camille Herron (Hoka) – 18:51:54
- Katie Asmuth (Saucony) – 19:30:26
- Camille Bruyas (Salomon) – 19:34:24
For overall winner Adam Peterman who made his 100 mile debut, this was a big day. And he has now won every ultra marathon he has entered. Setting himself up for some big expectations moving forward. It will be interesting to follow his career moving forward. Especially considering he came into the race saying was under trained by his standards.
Women’s winner Ruth Croft, who finished second at last year’s race came into Western States with something to prove. The New Zealand native said she spent more time in the mountains and less time working roadblocks. And having the experience from last year’s race, she knew what she was facing and was able to prepare better mentally.
For a great breakdown and notes from the race, you can checkout this article from IRunFar.com by clicking here.