Personal Bests

10 day         New York 10 day      2000           1013.67 km/630 miles
1000 km     New York 10 day      2000            9 days+21:17:21 h (Spilt)
6 day          
New York 10 day     2000            606.563 km/ 377 miles (Split)
24h            
Basel, Switzerland  1998             214,163 km/133.074 miles
100 miles   
Apeldoorn, NL        1993            16:41:53 h
100 km      
Paris, France          1989               9:09:22 h
Marathon
    Mainz, Germany      2004              3:07:10 h



Running highlights

2011 LA-NY Footrace 2011
Huntington Beach - New York  06/19-08/27/11
3074 miles/ 4947.8 km   
747:25:00 h for 67 of 70 stages

2010 6 day race Queens New York
This race was the first preparation race for the LA-NY Footrace in 2011.
375 miles/603.375km 4th place 


2009 Heartland 100 21:20:33 12th place
2008 Rocky Raccoon 23:56:31


2007 Hardrock 100
After only one year of trail running Markus finished in his first attempt the Hardrock 100. One of the more difficult trail runs in the USA with 33.000 ft of altitude gain and most parts of the race above 10.000 ft.
44:33:23h

Leadville 100
The Leadville 100 was Markus first real trail race. Without much experience he finished this race in road running shoes 2006.
2009 Leadville 100 26:26:01
2008 Leadville 100 27:40:16
2007 Leadville100 28:33:09
2006 Leadville100 29:45:36

2001 Trans Australia Footrace
This 2700mile/ 4350 km race started in Perth in midst of the hot Australian summer and ended in Canberra 63 running days later. The 24 ultra runners were selected from around the world. Only 14 runners finished.
486:53:37h 10.Place

    


2000
10 day Race New York Wards Island
Markus used this race as a training race for the Trans Australia Footrace the following year. He knew already the organizing Group the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team from 24h races in Europe. During this race he learned a lot about treating blisters.
630 miles 3rd Place
621.371 1000 km personal record split 9 days + 21:17:21 h
377miles 6 Day personal record split 606.593km

2000-2004
4 time winner of the 100 Mile run in Kassel organized by Hans Dieter Weisshaar the famous 100mile race collector in the world with more than 120 finishes.
2005 24:25:11 h 1.st Place with John Beard (USA)
2004 21:09:04 h 1.st Place with H.Koehler/F.Haeusler
2002 23:24:42h 1 st Place
2000 18:48:22 h 1 st Place

1998 Trans Germany Run/ Deutschlandlauf
This 17 day stage race over 761 miles/1225 km was the first ultra stage race Markus entered. He finished very successful in 3. Place.
24 h race: Personal best 134.74 miles/ 214.163km during the world record race of Yiannis Kouros in Basel Switzerland. 5th place

1992
Spartathlon 92’ 34:32h This is probably the hardest and most prestigious ultra road race in Europe. A 150 mile /245km race from Athens to Sparta in Greece.