10th Annual Michelob ULTRA Tacoma City Marathon - May 1st 2016

Guest Speaker

Our guest speaker for 2015 was Bart Yasso. We hope you had the chance to hear Bart talk about his adventures in running.

We are working on the 2016 race and will announce a guest speaker on this page as soon as it is finalized.



Bart Yasso

Yasso joined Runner's World in 1987 to develop the groundbreaking Runner's World Race Sponsorship Program, creating a vehicle for Runner's World to work with over 7,000 races representing 4 million runners per year. Inducted into the Running USA Hall of Champions.

Yasso also invented the Yasso 800s, a marathon-training schedule used by thousands around the world. He is one of the few people to have completed races on all seven continents from the Antarctica marathon to the Mt. Kilimanjaro marathon. In 1987, Yasso won the U.S. National Biathlon Long Course Championship and won the Smoky Mountain Marathon in 1998. He has also completed the Ironman five times and the Badwater 146 through Death Valley. He has also cycled, unsupported and by himself, across the country twice.

To read more about Bart Yasso please visit his web site www.bartyasso.com
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When: Saturday, May 2, 2015
Where: Venice Ballroom at the Hotel Murano. 4:30 PM - Pasta Dinner to follow Pasta dinner details.

Open to the public. No dinner ticket required.

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