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Mike Foote

Endurance Runner

Mike Foote is the fastest yurt-dwelling ultrarunner in Missoula, Montana. In 2011, he was a surprise first American to cross the line at UTMB, and in early 2012, he broke the course record at the Bighorn 100 before placing first at the Ultramarathon de los Andes — an 80K loop through the foothills of the Andes Mountains — later that same year. Mike stood atop the podium at the 2013 Moab Trail Marathon, and in 2014 he finished second at the Lavaredo Ultra Trail.

Off to an impressionve 2015 season already, Mike returned to the podium finish second behind course-record breaker Kilian Jornet.

Hometown:

Missoula, Montana

Joined The North Face Athlete Team:

2011

Favorite recovery run/ recovery destination? 

The single track trails following rattlesnake creek in the Rattlesnake rec Area in Missoula.

When i'm not running, I train by...

Ski Mountaineering, Mountain Athletics-style workouts at the gym, jumping in cold mountain lakes and of course...baking. Never underestimate the power of kitchen fitness.

One nutrition tip for fellow runners: 

Keep it simple!

Blog Dispatches

SHE INSPIRES ME
May 14, 2015

We checked in with some of The North Face athletes to hear about the life lessons they’ve learned from their moms and to find out how their moms inspire them. Read More

RINGING IN A NEW YEAR OF ADVENTURE
January 1, 2015

Happy New Year! We’re ringing it in by sitting around our virtual couch exchanging stories of the past eve and plans for the day ahead.  The North Face athletes share adventures, mishaps and traditions to kick 2015 off right. Read More