Name: Charles Wickersham
Hometown: Modesto, CA
Date and name of first marathon: 2007 San Francisco Marathon
Number of marathons completed: 20 or so
Marathon PR: 2:58:32 at 2011 CIM
Number of CIMs: 5
Marathon awards: a couple of top tens at small marathons (modesto 2010 & 2012, cow town 2008, santa rosa 2009)
Marathon race most proud of: 2013 San Francisco. It was the first time I ran a negative split at a marathon. And for once, no one passed me from mile 14 to finish. I ended up almost getting a PR at 2:58:38.
Number of ultra marathons: 32
Ultra marathon PRs: 50k=3:45, 50m= 6:56, 100m=18:15
Ultra marathon awards: Top 10 at San Diego 100 (2009), Rio del Lago (2010), SF One Day (2008 &2009). Sub24 at Western States (2011). Won 2013 Run de Vous 100 mile and Mokelumne River 50k.
Ultra marathon most proud of: Western States...Theres nothing better than those last 300 meters on that track.
Other pacing experience: 2011 Modesto Marathon 3:20 group and 2013 3:10 group. I've also crewed and paced at several 24 hour runs and 100 milers.