Don Reichelt


Ultrarunner / Fairplay, CO

Don Reichelt is a trail and ultra runner living in Fairplay, Colorado with his Wife, Amy, and two dogs: Bean and Sprout. In November of 2023, Don won the USATF 24 Hour National Championship. His 2023 season featured multiple fixed-time races from 24-48 hours and also featured a finish at the Cocodona 250.

Don currently holds a 100-mile trail best of 13:16. Don set three manual treadmill world records in November 2022: 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. When not running, Don runs his own marketing and community-building agency, focusing on elevating brands within the outdoor space and helping them develop their communities.

Favorite Race/ Trail/ Route: Tunnel Hill 100 and Leadville 100 both hold very special spots in my heart