Van Phan is One of the World’s Most Prolific Ultrarunners

Van Phan has completed over 500 marathon and ultramarathons and is aiming for 1000 lifetime finishes. We chat about her racing, setting a new American record for 6 days including her experience at Across the Years 6 day, OCD & what she terms "Ultra Compulsive Disorder", hallucinations, the Triple Crown of 200s, Recovery, essential gear and her near death experience at the Moab 240 this past year.

Van Phan's Ultrasignup results

Moab 240 Mile Endurance Run

Across the Years 6 day

Triple Crown of 200s

Our Written Interview with Van with her story about the Moab 240 hallucinations

Music by Summer Heart "I Wanted You to Stay on the Other Side" and Petunia and the Vipers "Forbidden Lovers"

 

Van at Across the Years 6 Day
Van at Across the Years 6 Day
Mug shot for Triple Crown of 200s
Mug shot for Triple Crown of 200s
Finishline of the Moab 240, after her near death experience.
Finishline of the Moab 240, after her near death experience.

1 thought on “Van Phan is One of the World’s Most Prolific Ultrarunners”

  1. Van Phan is always interesting, and a National Treasure. This was a remarkable podcast. I’m glad Van is OK. Long may she run.

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