Sandy has run through 8 California missions in a stage race from Santa Barbara to San Jose; totaling 350 miles in 7 days in January 2017 as a trial for the ultimate challenge.
In November of 2017, broke the 40-year women’s record for running the fastest across the USA by running 3,126.5 miles (averaging 57 miles a day) from San Francisco City Hall to New York City Hall in 54 days 16 hours and 24 minutes. That year, she also won the women’s division of one of the world’s toughest ultramarathon races—the Badwater 135 in California’s Death Valley—where temperatures can reach 130°F and melt runners’ shoes.
Since beginning in 2015, Sandra is the two time Keys 100 female master winner in 2016 and 2017. She is a 2 time Badwater ultra cup finisher completing all 3 Badwater events in 1 year in 2016 and 2017. Sandra is a 5 time finisher of the Miami 100 and holds 48 podium finishes. Her most recent accomplishment was running 424.3 miles in 6 days at the prestigious 6 Days in the Dome held in Wisconsin in June 2023.
74 ultras 50k-100+ road, trail, and mountainous terrain
14 timed events 6hr-144hr
Ironman Louisville -2016
1/2 Ironman Santa Cruz 2015
2 speed project relays (Santa Monica pier LA - Vegas )350 miles 2015/2017
Has crewed 4 athletes at Badwater 2015-2021.
Sandy is also a co-author and contributed to the book “Across America on Foot”
She has been profiled in ESPN.com, Runner’s World, and Ultrarunning Magazine, among other publications such as Humans of Hoka in 2018. She recently contributed a chapter in the 2020 book, “Across America on Foot: 27 Stories of Adventure, Endurance, and Inspiration,” available on Amazon. You can follow her on the popular running app, Strava or Instagram @runninwithsandy_3126
Sandra Is a wife, mom and grandmother. Sandra holds a degree in Organizational Management from Ashford University where she graduated in 2011.
Sandra is the Retail Experience Manager at Fleet Feet Port St Lucie. She is also our beloved Coach Sandy for SpeedPlay - Strength & Conditioning training program and currently coaches ultra athletes for endurance running under her own brand.