The Official Website of Ultra Athlete Shanna Armstrong

Sports Bio

1ST in LE TOUR ULTIME in co-ed division, 2007.
3rd in LE TOUR ULTIME in 4-person co-ed division (Le Tour De France Course).

TWICE RAAM CHAMPION (10-day 3,043-mile ultra cycling event)

Only female to finish 2006 Race. Finish time 11 days, 22 hours.

8 days, 17 hours, and 36 minutes, 3,050 miles, 2005.
Fastest team finishing time in 24th annual race from San Diego to Atlantic City.

FOUR TIME ULTRAMAN WORLD CHAMPION (2007, 2006, 2005, and 2003)
(6.2-mile swim, 261.4-mile bike, 52.4-mile double marathon run)

Bike course world record holder for Day 2==second course record in history, 2007.
Ranked third in overall course record in 2005 (28 hours and 3 minutes).
26 hours and 43 minutes and second fastest in overall course record in 20-year history, 2007.
Set course swim record, beating world swim time by 7 minutes.

1st place in the Six-hour Texas Time Trials, 2006.
1st place Woman in California’s desert endurance race, Furnace Creek 508 – 2006.
4-time qualifier for Ironman World Championship – 1999, 2000, 2002, 2005.
3-time age-group winner of the Southwest Challenge Series – 1999, 2000, 2002.
Competed in over 100 triathlons at sprint, Ironman, Ultraman, and Olympic distances.
Won over 75% of races for age group.

Featured in Outside Magazine as one of their top 100 favorites, Upcoming.
Featured in Marie Clair Magazine, December 2006.
Featured in Runner/Triathlete News, “Heart and Soul,” September 2006, pg. 22.
Pictured in Quarterly Ultracycling Magazine, 3rd Quarter, 2006
Featured in Velo News, “The Emancipation of RAAM,” by George Thomas, May 2006.
Featured interview in blog, April 2006.
Featured in “Shanna Armstrong – Triple Threat,” Endurance News, February 2006.
Featured athlete in Hammer Nutrition Endurance Fuels Catalogue, 2006.
Featured in Velo News, “RAAM Favorites,” by George Thomas, May 2005.
Featured writer of monthly articles on
Featured in “2003 Ultraman World Championships,” Triathlete, No. 239, March 2004, pg. 111.
Featured in “Lubbock’s Iron Woman,” Lubbock Illustrated, June 2004, Pg. 22-23.
Featured in “Riebeiro, Armstrong Win Ultraman,” Triathlon, 2004, pg. 27.
Featured in “Front of the Pack,” Runner Triathlete News 2004, pg. 8 & 10.

2002 Certified Triathlon Coach, Troy Jacobson, Baltimore, Maryland
2002 Certified Personal Trainer, Cooper Institute, Dallas, Texas
1999 Certified Sports Massage Therapist, Austin School of Massage Therapy, Austin, Texas

SPOKESPERSON Lubbock Boys and Girls Club