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Train with Stu Mittlema for the Peanut Island 24




If you are registered to run Peanut Island 24, you will want to get the most out of the experience, and this is a great opportunity to help attain that goal.  To assist first- time runners or athletes who are looking to increase their endurance levels, consider training for the race with the help of Hall of Fame Ultra Runner Stu Mittleman.  Stu holds a number of American ultramarathon records, including fixed-time events and an amazing 100-mile time of 12:56:34.  He is also the world champion at 1,000 miles.

The training program will consist of monthly group calls with runners registered to participate in the Peanut Island 24 race.   It will be a great way to meet other runners in advance of the race and build excitement for the competiton.

Stu will also help you best organize your training program as you prepare for the Peanut Island event.  Whether you have never before participated in an ultramarathon or are a seasoned veteran, there are always ways to improve your strategy, and Stu can help you get there.

Stu Mittleman will be attending the race and coaching those who want to get the most out of this very special New Year’s Eve event.   So, if you really want to maximize your investment of time and training, get in touch with Stu.  

Runners interested in the coaching program for Peanut Island 24 can contact Stu Mittleman at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

To learn more about the legendary career of Stu Mittleman, visit: About Stu Mittleman

You can also read about his hall of fame induction here: Hall of Fame Induction


Career Highlights

World Champion 1,000 Mile Run
1,000 Mile Run Queens, NY
New World Record
11 days 20 hours 36 min. 56 sec.
April 26-May 8, 1986

National Champion
and American Record Holder
100 Mile Run
1980, 1981, 1982
3 Consecutive American Records
12 hrs 56 mins 34 secs June 6, 1982

American Record Holder
6-Day Race Boulder, CO 577.75 miles
Dec 27, 1984 – Jan 2, 1985

World Indoor Six-day Race Championships
1994 first place: 536 miles
1983 second place: 571 miles
La Rochelle, France

Ultramarathoner of The Year
NY Road Runners Club
1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1993

Ultra-Performance of The Year
Ultrarunning Magazine
1982, 1985, 1986

Metropolitan Athletics Congress
(MAC) 50-Mile Champion
(1981, 1987, 1993)
Central Park, NYC
First Multiple Winner in 22 year
history of the Event
best time: 5 hours 24 min (1981)

Long Distance Championship of The World
The New Astley Belt 6-Day Race
San Diego, CA (1985)
first place: 534 miles

Ultraman Endurance Triathlon
Kona, Hawaii Dec 29 -31, 1983
6 mi Swim/ 235 mi Bike/52.4 mi Run
place: 2nd
Overall Time: 23 hrs 31 min 29 sec

Ironman World Triathlon Championship
Kona, Hawaii Sept 1983
1.2 mi Swim/ 112 mi Bike/26.2 mi Run
place: 73rd out of 1000
Time: 11 hours 8 Minutes

Hall of Fame
1986 ESPN’s Running and Racing

Sports Illustrated Award
Faces in the Crowd (1980, 1982)