Ryan Montgomery

Ryan is a 26-year-old professional ultra-trail runner based in the San Francisco Bay Area who is committed to competing at the professional level, focusing on personal outdoor projects, and fostering diversity and inclusion in the sport as a gay runner. 


ATHLETIC FOCUS
Dynamic ultra-trail running from flat ultras to mountainous 200-mile races, focusing on the 100-mile distance 

ATHLETIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • WONDERLAND TRAIL UNSUPPORTED FKT (93-MILES/24K FT VERT) Lowered the unsupported time by nearly 1-hour for a time of 18:47
  • DESERT SOLISTICE 24-HOUR // 24-HOUR TEAM USA QUALIFIER
  • 2nd Overall Desert Solstice 24-Hour Track Invitational, 13:39 100-mile split, and Team USA qualifier for 2021 World Championships
  • 2019 ATHLETIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS
  • 2ND PLACE – 2019 100-MILE TRAIL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS;
  • BRAZOS BEND 100 Ran a PR of 12:59:46 which is a Top 10 fastest North American 100-mile performance
  • 2ND PLACE – 2019 TAHOE 200-MILER Debut 200-mile race with a 4th fastest time on the Tahoe 200 course
  • 1ST PLACE – 2019 QUICKSILVER 100K 6th fastest time on the course
  • 1ST PLACE – 2019 PALISADES 100-MILER Couse record by 4 hours
  • 1ST PLACE (2x) – 2019 WHISKEY HILLS 50K/SAN JOSE TRAIL 50K First place in both 50K races in the same weekend (Saturday and Sunday, respectively) and course records in both races