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Trail Runner

Tyrell Heaton

1988
Trail Running Since
Minnesota, US
Location

About Me

Ty started running cross country in high school to find focus but didn't hit full stride until his mid-twenties, since then he has run 55 marathons, more than 200 half-marathons, and several ultra-distance events including an Ironman. Ty was sponsored by the National Guard for 13 years where he competed on the All-Guard Marathon Team and Biathlon (XC Skiing & Shooting) and Air Force Cycling Team.

An avid proponent of running, Ty has spoken at several marathons and sat on expert-running panels. Having coached Track & Field at the collegiate level for more than nine years he gained clientele ranging from Olympians to professional football (NFL) players; additionally he has trained more than 500 first-time runners through the marathon distance.

As an Emmy award-winning journalist Ty promotes the positive effects of education, travel, exercise and an overall healthy lifestyle.

Race Results:
•1st place Kaua'i Marathon Relay – Kaua'i, HI (2011)
•1st place Mardi Gras Marathon Relay – New Orleans, LA (2009)
•1st place Little Rock Marathon Relay – co-ed – Little Rock, AR (2009)
•1st place Bataan Memorial Marathon – overall team – White Sands, NM (2009)
•1st place open team male - Air Force Marathon - Dayton, OH (2006, 05, 04), 1st place co-ed (2008)
•1st place open team male - Marine Corps Marathon – Washington D.C. (1999), 3rd place (2002, 2000)
•1st place two-person relay - Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon (2004) “Course Record”
•1st place male open relay - San Francisco Chronicle Marathon (2004)
•1st place team finish – Blue Angel Marathon – Pensacola, FL (2003), (2004)
•1st place Nike ½ marathon – San Francisco, CA (2005)
•2nd place team – 26.2 Breast Cancer Marathon – Jacksonville, FL (2010)
•2nd place team male - Shamrock Sportsfest 8k - Virginia Beach, VA (2001)
•2nd place team male – Seafair Marathon – Bellevue, WA (2006)
•2nd place team male – Myrtle Beach Marathon – Myrtle Beach, SC (2007)
•2nd place age group – Kauai ½ Marathon – Kauai, HI (2010)
•3rd place Texas Independence Relay (open men), 203 miles - Gonzales to Houston, TX (2011)
•3rd place Missoula ½ Marathon- Missoula, MT (2011)
•3rd place age group – Houston ½ Marathon – Houston, TX (2010)
•3rd place - Mardi Gras ½ Marathon - New Orleans, LA (2002)
•3rd place - US Half Marathon, San Francisco, CA (2005)
•3rd place - Northern Trails 10-mile, Greensboro, NC (2015)
•5th place North American Summer Biathlon Championships - Jericho, VT (2011)
•15th place - 2001 World Team Trials – summer biathlon
•1st place Patrol Race - CNGB Winter Biathlon Championships – 3rd place 30K relay, Jericho, VT (2005)
•2nd place state team – Lincoln National Guard Marathon Championships (2007)
•Puerto Rican National ½ Marathon Championships (2002, 1999)
•Completed Ironman Triathlon – Florianopolis, Brazil (2006)
•Completed American Birkebeiner 50k XC Ski (2003)
•Completed Trans-Rockies Run 116 miles – (2008)
•Earned German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge -GOLD- (2011)

Top Achievements

  • Traveled to my 100th country (Spring 2018) and will continue to explore our world.
  • Published my first textbook (Spring 2018)
  • Mountain Biked the White Rim Trail (more than 100 miles) in Canyonlands (Fall 2018)

Personal Records

Athletic Accomplishments

Marathon
02:39:01
42 Kilometers
Half-Marathon
01:12:51
21 Kilometers
5K
00:15:15
5 Kilometers