Meet Don Reichelt – Speedland Athlete

Meet Don Reichelt – Speedland Athlete

Don Reichelt is a trail and ultra runner living in Fairplay, Colorado with his Wife, Amy, and two dogs: Bean and Sprout. Don currently holds a 100-mile trail best of 13:16 which he set in November 2020 at the Tunnel Hill 100 and was the third-fastest trail 100-mile run in North America during 2020. Don set three manual treadmill world records in November 2022 wearing a Speedland road prototype: furthest distance in 12 hours, fastest 100 mile, and furthest distance run in 24 hours. He has finished on the podium at the Badwater 135, aka “The Worlds Toughest Footrace” and also has had the honor of representing the United States as a member of the 2017 U.S. Spartathlon team, racing 153 miles from Athens to Sparta. Don also was invited to compete at the 2019 Backyard World Championship.

Additional top finishes include:

  • 1st place 2023 Coldwater Rumble 52 Mile
  • 1st place 2022 Coldwater Rumble 52 Mile
  • 1st place 2021 Salt Flats Endurance Run 50K
  • 1st place 2020 Coldwater Rumble 20 Mile
  • 1st place 2019 Lean Horse 100 mile
  • 2nd Place 2017 Keys 100 mile
  • Leadville Leadman Finisher

When not running, Don works full-time for Oura Ring, a health tech startup producing a wearable ring which provides actionable health data to users. 

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