Traci Falbo

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Ames, IA Pacific University Jeffersonville, IN

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Traci Falbo

Beginning her running journey in 2004, Traci started marathoning after losing 80 pounds and set a goal to complete such a race in all 50 states. What started as a bucket-list item has turned into 21 marathon wins (to date), and has led her into the amazing world of ultrarunning. Now competing on the world stage for Team USA on the 24-Hour Team, she says, "A 24-Hour race is a timed race, where you run for an entire day with the goal of amassing as many miles as possible. So far, my best is 148.9675 miles."…

About Traci

  • Coach: Howard Nippert
  • Philanthropic involvement: I am a member of the Mountain Ultra Trail Executive Council (MUT) within USATF working as a volunteer for MUT issues. We create standards for World Championship Teams, planning for MUT, National Championships, and are pushing hard for full MUT funding for our World Championship Teams. I was elected as one of two AAC representative for MUT (also volunteer), participating with Track and Filed Athletes to improve all aspects of sport. We are working hard right now to ensure #CleanSport, and to make sure athletes have the supports they need to be successful.
  • Training hurdles: Time is always elusive. Family, Training, Work, etc. makes it a challenge to get everything done.
  • Favorite foods: Pizza, Pasta, Strawberries,and Chocolate
  • Hobbies: Running, Playing card and board games, SCUBA, flying with my husband, scrapbooking when I have time.
  • Favorite TV show: Big Bang Theory
  • Favorite movie: Parenthood, My Cousin Vinny
  • Dream vacation: New Zealand
  • Favorite place to compete: anywhere for TEAM USA!
  • Favorite holiday: Halloween
  • After competition indulgence: Cheeseburger and French Fries
  • Training partner: Jeff
  • Spouse: Michael Falbo
  • Children: Mackenzie and Logan


Team Traci:

RT @HarvardHealth: A study found that women with a vitamin D deficiency experienced a more painful recovery from knee surgery than women wi…

RT @runwithcuan: Wow 😱 Ethiopia’s Derara Hurisa won the Vienna Marathon this morning in 2:09:22 & has now been disqualified for using non c…