Name: Steven R. Silver
City: El Paso
State: TX
Country: USA


Nationality: USA
Occupation: Fundraiser
Birthday: 08/12/48
Age: 52
T-Shirt: Large


Number of Years Running: 37
Number of Marathons: 42

Distances:

50k-


50mi-Several 50 miles both trail and road...best 6:20 (road)@ 1990 Jackson 50


100km-


100mi-13 Trail 100's - 6 Leadviles (89, 91, 92, 95, 96, 97, 98...best 26:52, 2 Mohicans (99, 00...best 25:23, 1 Western States
(90...25:30), 1 Arkansas Traveler ( 95 21:09), & 1 Vermont (92...19:29)


100mi+-Badwater (see below), several 24/48 hour races.
Best 24 126.6, 1991.

Previous Badwater Racing: 1996, 2nd
1997, 6th
1999, 4th Tie (33:57)
2000, 10th
Previous Badwater Crewing: None
Previous Badwater Clinic None


Best Ultra Run Experience:

Badwater, 1996 (1st), 1997 (Repeat), 1999 (Fastest), 2000, (Most Fun) and 1989 Leadville Trail 100...first 100 miler raced and completed.


Weird Experience:

Running a race in Copper Canyon, Mexico with the Tarahumara Indians.


Challenge:

Badwater, 1999...keeping a sub 34 pace with Art Webb from mile # 45.


Why:

I like the challenge of distance, terrain and temperature.


Why badwater:

Because I am good at it.


Other Exp.:

None


Media:

No


More Media:

No


Charity:

My charity will be the El Paso Humane Society. I am asking for 135 sponsors, one for each mile...a total of $8,779 (at least).


English: yes
Crew English: yes
Hike: no
Permit: yes


Resume: I have been a competitive runner since October 1964; I was a 1968 Olympic Trialist in Speed Skating (Ice). I played competitive tennis until 1984 with a 1965 and 1966 appearance in the Orange Bowl, the National Campionships of Junior (18 and under) Tennis.