Ultraspire Elite Immortals

The Inspiration Behind Our Products

Ultraspire Elite Immortals

The Inspiration Behind Our Products

Special thanks to all of our Elite Immortals, Store Ambassadors, R&D Team, and Immortal Ambassadors.

Magdalena Lewy Boulet

Elite Immortal

Magdalena Boulet, also known as Magda is a runner from Oakland, California. She was born in Poland but became a citizen of the United States on September 11, 2001.  Magda finished second place at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Women’s Marathon.  Magda has competed and done well in many races over her career, one very pivotal race was her debut 100-mile race Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run in 2015 which she won.  Magda is a highly focused, goal driven endurance athlete with a background in swimming which ultimately proved to be very helpful throughout her career in running.

Achievements

  • U.S. Olympian
  • 33rd Marathon Des Sables Winner

Karl Meltzer

Elite Immortal

Karl Meltzer, the winningest 100 mile runner on the planet, ultra marathoner, aka the Speedgoat. Karl is famously known for being the first human to run the Red Bull Human Express which is the full 2,064 miles which follows the original Pony Express Trail that goes from Sacramento, California to St. Joseph, Missouri. It took him 40 days in total to do so. In 2016 Karl set out to break the speed record for the Appalachian Trail, a 2,190 mile journey that resulted in a new fastest time. It took him 45 days, 22 hours and 38 minutes to do so.  On Saturday, February 10th 2018 Karl competed in the Lone Star 100 mile and not only set a new course record at 23:38:18 but garnered his 40th 100-mile race victory. On top of that accomplishment, Karl has set another record by going 18 years consecutively with at least one 100-mile victory.

Achievements

  • Record holder for most 100 mile trail race wins on earth.
  • Most 100 mile wins in a calendar year.

Ian Sharman

Elite Immortal

Ian has been racing around the world in all styles of event since 2005 and coaching since 2010, having run around 200 ultras and marathons (PR: 2:21) in every type of weather and on all terrain. Ian has won around 50 multi-day races, road marathons, trail ultras and adventure races with experience of running in many mountain ranges, including the Himalayas, Andes, Rockies and European Alps. He also holds the fastest time in a trail 100-mile race in the US (12h44m), the record for the Grand Slam of Ultrarunning (69h49m), has won the USATF 100-mile trail championship twice and is the 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Leadville Trail 100 Champion. Ultra Running Magazine has voted him as high as 2nd in its annual Ultra Runner of the Year rankings.

Achievements

  • Only person from nine starts to have nine Western States Endurance Run 100 top 10s.
  • Grand Slam of Ultrarunning (Record Holder)

Bree Lambert

Elite Immortal

Bree is the definition of a jack of all trades. Bree is a personal trainer, running coach, nutritionist, and ultra runner on top of being a wife, mother and competitive athlete. With a collection of impressive wins under her belt that she achieved throughout the years, the prestigious title of 2016 USA Track and Field Female Masters Mountain Ultrarunner of the Year (Pacific Division), and earning the USATF Female Masters National 50km Trail Championship in the same year, it is safe to say Bree is a force to be reckoned with.

Achievements

  • Three-time 100 mile women's national trail champion, Tahoe Rim 100
  • 2016 USATF Female Masters Ultra Runner of the Year (Mountain Division)

Kyle Pietari

Elite Immortal

Kyle Pietari is a lawyer, father, and ultrarunner. Kyle is an adept mountain runner who prefers 100 mile mountain races with fast, runable downhills. He began running in 2011 and has since created a list of impressive wins and finishes. He has 3 consecutive top-ten finishes at Western States and finds that a large majority of his training comes from his daily run commute to and from work. Kyle also holds the FKT for the fastest downhill mile (3:46) on the steepest county road in America, Lickskillet Road. Kyle prioritizes his life to ensure he has time for the things he is passionate about, family, work, and running.

Achievements

  • 2 consecutive 2nd place finishes at Leadville
  • Brazos Bend 100 winner

Amanda Basham

Elite Immortal

Amanda is a 28 year old professional runner and endurance coach. She began her journey in the trail world a few years ago and instantly fell in love. She signed up for her first 50k and won. Less than a week later she was looking into doing her first 50 miler and placed 2nd at that race. Since then she has won a championship race and placed top 5 at the most prestigious 100 miler in the US, the Western State 100.

Achievements

  • Transalpine Run 1st place mixed team
  • Ultra Race of Champions 100k 1st place female

Stephanie Weigel

Elite Immortal

Stephanie Weigel is an ultrarunner, gym owner, and personal trainer. She currently lives in Mt. Charleston, Nevada where she can focus her time on mountain running. Stephanie owns 2 gyms and has continued her career as a runner into the mountain & ultra running distances. She has a variety of wins and top ten finishes under her belt and looks to continue that streak into the future.

Achievements

  • 1st female Transelkirks Run
  • 2nd overall Kodiak 50k

Zac Marion

Elite Immortal

Zac Marion is an Ultramarathoner who prefers 100 mile races to any other distance. He entered the sport 10 years ago coming from a Football background and through utilizing running for casual workout; he found a passion for distance running. His first big win was the Bryce 100, and he has been aiming higher ever since. He recently won the TransAlpine with teammate Amanda Basham making them the first American team to ever win that race series.

Achievements

  • Winner of the Bryce 100
  • Transalpine Run 1st place mixed team

UltrAspire Immortal Ambassadors

UltrAspire Immortal Ambassadors:  Ashley Nordell, Barry Lewis, Brendan Gilpatrick, Brett Hileman, Brian Compagnone, Bruce Grant, Carolina Fuentes, Chris BlackChris Talley, Clark Zealand, Damian Edwards, Denise Bourassa, Erin Machan, Heather Scott, Jaime Maher, Jeff Beckelhimer, Jeff Davenport, Jeff Porter, Jennifer Cook, Joel Rodriguez, Jonathan Hoffman, Jordan Lafreniere, Justin Stum, Kathleen Egan, Kevin Robison, Kristin Kowalski, Lance McDermott, Lane Bird, Levi Hawks, Maria Sentmanat, Mark Hammond, Mark Smith, Matthew Jourdan, Michael King, Mindy Randall, Morgan Elliott, Naresh Kumar, Nik Krawczyk, Phillip Theodore, Rebekah Trittipoe, Richard Cody Dotson, Richelle Criswell, Ryan Maher, Sarah, Skeem, Shawna Lynn, Stephanie Weigel, Tim Scott, Tovi Monllor, Veronika Larisova

The UltrAspire R&D Team

Members: Charles Corfield, Cory Reese, Darcy Piceu, Deb Livingston, Greg Wingo, Jason Poole, Troy Davis, Turd’L Miller, Ty Draney, Zac Marion, Magdalena Lewy Boulet, Karl Meltzer, Ian Sharman, Bree Lambert