Road, track, and trail ultramarathoner
USATF Certified Coach
USATF Master Ultra Runner of the Year-2014 (Road & Trail)
IAU Ultra Runner of the Year 2010
USATF Ultra Runner of the Year-2008 & 2009 & 2010 & 2011
New York Road Runners Ultra Runner of the Year: 2009
The Man, the Myth, the Legend
Mike Wardian is a graduate of Michigan State University, where he played Division 1 lacrosse, only beginning to run competitively after graduating.
In addition to a lengthy list of podium finishes at marathons, half-marathons, 50k /100k and 100 Mile races, Michael has set world records for:
Fastest time for 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days
Fastest marathon and 50K on an indoor 200-meter track
Fastest Marathon as Spider-Man & Elvis.
Fastest Leadville 100 mile and Pike's Peak marathon double
Fastest ever time for all the Abbott World Marathon Majors consisting of the Tokyo Marathon, Boston Marathon, London Marathon, Berlin Marathon, Chicago Marathon, New York Marathon in an average time of 2:31:09.
Fastest 50K on a treadmill
Mike resides in Arlington, Va with his wife Jennifer and their two sons, Pierce and Grant, and their vizsla Rosie.