Race Across America (RAAM) 2011
Set Solo Female 50+ course record in first year particpating
In her first year competing in the RAAM Kathy set the course record for solo women over the age of 50. Additionally, she took home the "Queen of the Mountains" award for recording the fastest time up three challenging mountain passes during her 12+ day event.
USA Ultra Triple Ironman Triathlon World Competition (Virginia)
Was the first U.S. woman to complete a Triple Ironman
Event must be completed in 60 hours or less with a 7.2-mile swim, 336-mile bike; 78.6- mile run.
2010 and 2003-2006: First place in women’s division and second overall in co-ed field
2009: First place overall on a two-person co-ed team
2008: First place in women’s division; sixth overall
2007: Fourth overall
Primal Quest Montana: 2008.
A10-day multi-discipline adventure race included biking, running, swimming and kayaking. Competed in a four-person, co-ed team that carried equipment and supplies through isolated and inhospitable terrain. Competed with daughter Melissa Davies as the event’s first mother/daughter pair. Team included in a promotional film about the event and featured in a Wall Street Journal article.
Finished: 25 overall
10x10 Ultra Ironman Triathlon: 2006.
Was the first US woman to compete in this triathlon.
The event consists of a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, and 26.2-mile run daily for 10 consecutive days.
Finished: Five days of the event
Hawaii Ironman: (1992, 1993, 1995, 2002)
NBC News featured athlete (1992)
Finished in 11hrs
24-hour National Road Cycling (Michigan 2010). Solo competitor in 381-mile race
Finished: First place in women overall
Dances with Dirt (Wisconsin 2003 and 2010). 50-mile ultra trail run
Finished: First place (2003); second place in age group (2010)
Red Eye Ultra Relay (Indiana 2010). 100-mile, two-person relay race
Finished 80 miles
Fisk Knob Time Trial (Grand Rapids, Michigan 2010) Individual and tandem bike
Finished:2nd Female and 4th Tandem
12-hour Mountain Bike Series Fun Promotion (Michigan 2010)
Finished: Stoney Creek: First place with two-person co-ed team (12 hours); Ithica: Second place with two-person co-ed team (12 hours); Boyne: First place with two-person co-ed team (12 hours); Hansen Hills: Second place solo (24 hours)
Sun up to Sun Down Ultra Midwest Cycling (Michigan 2010).12-hour 200-mile race
Finished: Second place women
Primal Quest Badlands South Dakota (2009). 10-day multi-discipline adventure race with four-person co-ed team.
Finished: 25 overall
X-Terra Fort Custer (Michigan 2009)
Finished: First place in age group and qualified for World Championships
Pando Mountain Bike Race (Rockford, Michigan 2006). 12-hour race with two-person coed team
Finished: First place
20K State Time Trial Time Trial (Westland, Michigan 2006)
Finished: Second place with two-person coed team
Cereal City Ultimate Runner (Michigan 2006). Five-event race in one day:10-mile; 400m; 100m; 1- mile; 8k
Finished:2nd Female Overall
Massanutten (Front Royal, Virginia 2006). 100-mile, 33-hour trail run
Pikes Peak Marathon (Colorado 2004). Event promoters claim this is toughest marathon in United States
Finished: Fourth place in age group
Lake Placid Ironman (2002); Gulf Coast Triathlon (2002) winner in age group
Boston Marathon (1999). Competed with oldest daughter Melissa Davies
Collegiate Athlete (1998-2000) Olivet College Olivet, Mich.
Record holder in 800m, 1600m, 3000m, 50,000m and 10,000m (1998-1999)
Division III All- American in cross country
Nationally ranked in 10,000m track
Professional mountain biker, 1996-98; Professional tri-athlete and du-athlete, 1994-1997
Donated earnings as a professional to American Cancer Society to regain amateur status
Adventure Race Events
Endorphin Fix: Two-day race (2004)
Beast of the East: Five-day race (1998)
4 Winds Adventure: Five-day race (1997)
Ultra Distance Events
Ultimate Runner (1990)
Five-event race completed in one day (24 hours), including a
10k, 1-mile, 400m, 100m, and 26.2-mile
Finished: Second in women’s division.