List of Trans-USA Crossers

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2012 Crossings:

Legend:    Currently Crossing    Completed Crossing    Days until Crossing

163 days.
Athena Papadopoulos
Website
Jacksonville, FL - San Diego, CA
2,460 miles | 1/3/2012 - 6/13/2012
States: FL,AL,MS,LA,TX,NM,AZ,CA
Cause: Awareness and support for clean
drinking water in African countries.

82 days.
John Pyle
Website   |  Facebook
San Francisco, CA - Key West, FL
3,176 miles | 2/29/2012 - 5/20/2012
States: CA,AZ,NM,TX,LA,MS,AL,FL

Cause: Wounded Warrior Project

186 days.
Colon Terrel
Website   |  Facebook
Cape Hatteras, NC - Santa Monica, CA
3,275 miles | 3/1/2012 - 9/2/2012 noon PDT
States: NC,SC,GA,AL,MS,AR,LA,TX,NM,AZ,CA

Cause: Support Heart Health.

98 days.
Björn Suneson
Website   |  Facebook
Seaside, OR - Ocean Grove, NJ
3,193 miles | 3/19/2012 10AM PDT - 6/25/2012 1PM EDT
States: OR,ID,UT,WY,NE,IA,IL,IN,OH,
WV,PA,NJ
Cause: Fun on a third solo Trans-USA crossing.

88 days.
Chris Nicholas
Website   |  Facebook
Washington, DC - Los Angeles, CA
2,814.2 miles | 3/25/2012 - 6/20/2012
States: DC,MD,VA,WV,OH,KY,IN,
IL,MO,KS,OK,TX,NM,AZ,CA
Cause: Children's Miracle Network

103 days.
Jamie Summerlin
Website   |  Facebook
Sunset Bay, OR - Annapolis, MD - Rehoboth Beach, DE
3,351 miles | 3/26/2012 - 7/4/2012 - 7/6/2012
States: OR,NV,UT,ID,WY,CO,NE,KS,
MO,IL,IN,KY,WV,PA,MD,DE
Cause: Wounded Warrior Project,
VetConnection, Operation Welcome Home

228 days.
Rae Heim
Website   |  Facebook
Boston, MA - Manhattan Beach, CA
3,437.5 miles | 4/1/2012 - 11/14/2012
States: MA,RI,CT,NY,NJ,PA,DE,MD,OH,IN,
IL,IA,NE,WY,CO,UT,AZ,NV,CA

Cause: Raise money for Soles4Souls.

107 days.
Seth Wolpin
Website
Seaside, OR - Boston, MA
3,384 miles | 4/5/2012 - 7/20/2012
States: OR,ID,WY,NE,IA,
IL,IN,OH,PA,NY,MA
Cause: Support Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

125 days.
Chris Praetzel
Website   |  Facebook
Los Angeles, CA - Atlantic City, NJ
3,029 miles | 5/23/2012 - 9/24/2012
States: CA,NV,AZ,UT,CO,
KS,MO,IL,IN,OH,WV,PA,NJ
Cause: Increase organ donation awareness.

80 days.
Two Finishers: Mike Samuelson, Jennifer Bradley
Four Starters: Mike Samuelson, Justin Faul,
Marty Sprengelmeyer, Jennifer Bradley
Website   |  Facebook
Twin Harbors S.P., WA - Cape Henlopen S.P., DE
3,302.85 miles | 5/30/2012 - 8/17/2012
WA,ID,MT,WY,SD,NE,IA,IL,
IN,OH,WV,PA,MD,DE
Cause: 80 Stage TRANSAM

61 days - not a full crossing.
Olivier Antoine
Website  |  Facebook
Los Angeles, CA - NYC, NY
1,401/3,200 miles | 6/15/2012 - 8/14/2012 12:30pm ET
States: CA,NV,UT,CO,KS,MO,
IL,IN,OH,PA,NJ,NY
Cause: Self development, surpassing
oneself, and well-being.

24 days - stopped.
Kevin Sharp
Website   |  Facebook
Westport, WA - Virginia Beach, VA
600/3,300 miles | 7/7/2012 6:30am PDT - 8/22/2012
WA,ID,MT,WY,SD,MN,WI,IL,
IN,OH,PA,MD,VA
Cause: The National Autistic Society,
The Royal British Legion

147 days.
Chris Sams
Website
Baltimore, MD - San Diego, CA
3,139.15 miles | 8/20/2012 - 1/13/2013
States: MD,VA,NC,SC,GA,AL,
MS,LA,TX,NM,AZ,CA
Cause: Live a fit and healthy lifestyle.


Steve Knowlton
Website   |  Facebook
San Francisco, CA - New York City, NY
3,150 miles | 9/15/2012 - 10/29/2012
CA,NV,UT,CO,SD,MN,WI,
IL,IN,OH,PA,NJ,NY
Causes: Cure for Asperger syndrome.

Adam Lassila, Ashley Ann Galletta,
Craig Fiore

Website   |   Facebook
Coos Bay, OR - Boston, MA
3,500 miles | Planned 2012 - Cancelled?
OR,ID,WY,SD,MN,IA,WI,
IL,IN,OH,PA,NY,MA

Cause: American Cancer Society
Relay for Life Gardner, MA

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Transcontinental Run - Trans USA Run - Run Across America - Trans-America - Transcon
Solo - Unsupported - Double - Stilts - Supported - Hands - Journey - Crutches - Hike - Walk - Run - Race

2011 Crossings below: Legend:    Currently Crossing    Completed Crossing    Days until Crossing

79 days, 22 hours.
Chris Finill & Steve Pope
Website   |  Facebook
San Francisco, CA - New York City, NY
3,082 miles | 5PM PDT 8/17/2011 -
6PM EDT 11/5/2011

CA,NV,UT,WY,NE,IA,IL,IN,OH,
PA,NJ,NY
Cause: Help for Heroes



Bruce Maynard
Website   |  Facebook
Peace Arch, Blaine, WA - Key West, FL
4,350 miles | 1/13/2011 - TBD
States: TBD
Cause: "Because I know I can."


185 days. [138 running days].
Katzhiko Takashige
Website   |  Facebook
Long Beach, CA - New York City, NY
3,100 miles | 5/25/2011 - 8/17/2011; 9/18/2011 - 11/25/2011
States: TBD
Cause: Peace, Health, Dreams, Challenge


118 days.
*No full runs across.*

Dr. Dennis Godby, Jeremiah Godby,
Isaiah Godby, Jonas Ely

Website   |  Facebook
San Francisco, CA - Bridgeport, CT
3,258 miles | 7/17/11 - 11/11/11 11AM ET
CA,NV,UT,CO,KS,MO,IL,IN,OH,WV,
PA,MD,DE,NJ,NY,CT
Cause: Expand awareness of naturopathic medicine

Jeff: 92 days.
Adam: 94 days.
Adam Clark & Jeffrey Perez
Website   |  Facebook
Jones Beach, NY - Huntington Beach, CA
3,304 miles | 8/20/2011 - 11/19-21/2011
States: TBD

Cause: Turn adversity into opportunity.

132 days [117 running days].
Milton Miller
Website
Miami Beach, FL - Santa Monica, CA
2,832.8 miles | 12/19/2010 - 4/29/2011
FL,AL,MS,LA,TX,NM,AZ,CA
Cause: EdenInAfrica.org

120 days.
Zoe Romano
Website   |  Facebook
Huntington Beach, CA - Charleston, SC
2,500 miles | 1/8/2011 - 5/7/2011
CA,AZ,NM,TX,AR,MS,AL,GA,SC
Cause: Boys & Girls Club

75 days.
Dean Karnazes
Website   |  Facebook
Anaheim, CA - New York City, NY
2,907 miles | 2/25/2011 - 5/10/2011
CA,AZ,NM,TX,OK,KS,MO,IL,IN,
OH,PA,MD,DC,NJ,NY
Cause: Action for Healthy Kids.

87 days, 4 hours, 30 min.
John Price
Website
Venice Beach, CA - Virgina Beach, VA
3,038 miles | 2/14/2011 - 5/12/2011
CA,AZ,NM,TX,OK,MO,IL,KY,WV,VA
Cause: Personal satisfaction.
 

121 days.
Jeffrey Grabosky
Website   |  Facebook
Oceanside, CA - Smith Point, NY
3,800 miles | 1/20/2011 - 5/20/2011
CA,AZ,NM,TX,OK,AR,MO,IL,IN,OH,
PA,WV,VA,DC,MD,NJ,NY
Cause: Promoting Prayer.
Especially throuth The Rosary

153 days.
Tony Mangan
Website   |  Facebook
Calais, ME - Ocean Beach, CA
3,679.15 miles | 12/20/2010 - 5/21/2011
ME,NH,MA,NY,PA,OH,IN,IL,IA,MO,
NE,CO,AZ,CA
Cause: Support Aware's fight to remove
the stigma from depression

100 days.
Croix Sather
Website   |  Facebook
San Diego, CA - New York City, NY
3,000 miles | 2/26/2011 - 6/5/2011
CA,AZ,NM,TX,LA,MS,AL,GA,SC,
NC,VA,DC,MD,PA,NJ,NY
Cause: Inspirational seminars urging
everyone to follow their dreams.

132 days.
Noah Coughlan
Website   |  Facebook
Oceanside, CA - Atlantic Beach, FL
2,464.18 miles | 2/28/2011 - 7/9/2011
CA,AZ,NM,TX,LA,MS,AL,FL
Cause: Raise awareness and money
for Batten Disease.

167 days.
Dennis Yang
Website   |  Facebook
Long Beach, CA - Coney Island, NY
3,276 miles | 2/10/2011 - 7/26/2011
CA,AZ,NM,TX,OK,MO,IL,IN,MI,OH,
PA,MD,DC,DE,PA,NJ,NY
Cause: Promote the balance between mind,
body, and spirit. Use books to improve the world.

165 days.
Richard Cohen
Website   |  Facebook
Jacksonville, FL - San Diego, CA
2,341 miles | 2/14/2011 - 7/28/2011
States: FL,AL,MS,LA,TX,NM,AZ,CA
Cause: Raise awareness for the
plight of the unemployed.
 

100 days.
Mark Allison
Website   |  Facebook
Huntington Beach, CA - Coney Island, NY
3,028.4 miles | 5/1/2011 - 8/9/2011 2:40am EDT
CA,NV,AZ,UT,CO,KS,MO,IL,IN,OH,
PA,NJ,NY
Cause: The Childern's Foundation and
St Benedict's Hospice
 

91 days.
Glenn Caffery
Website   |  Facebook
Seaside, OR - Misquamicut, RI
3,301 miles | 5/19/2011 - 7PM EDT 8/17/2011
States: TBD
Cause: Cure Alzheimer's Fund
 

505 days.
Troy Yocum
Website   |  Facebook
Louisville, KY - Louisville, KY
7,800 miles | 4/17/2010 - 9/3/2011
KY,IN,IL,MO,KS,CO,UT,NV,CA,AZ,NM,
TX,LA,MS,AL,GA,SC,NC,VA,MD,DC,PA,
NJ,NY,CT,MA,OH
Cause: Support Military Families in Need

97 days.
Whitney Henderson
Website   |  Facebook
Fort Lauderdale, FL - Seal Beach, CA
3,000 miles | 6/1/2011 - 9/5/2011
States: TBD
Cause:Raise $40,000 for charity:water and
Soles4Souls

70 days.
8 of 14 Runners Finished Race
Rainer Koch, Patrick Malandain, Italo Orru,
Serge Girard, Alexandro Bellini, James Adams,
Makoto Koshita, Yoshiaki Bando

Website
Santa Monica, CA - New York City, NY
3,193.35 miles | 6/19/2011 - 8/27/2011
CA,AZ,NM,OK,KS,MO,IL,IN,OH,PA,MD,NJ,NY
Cause: 70 Day Stage Race Across America.
 

Steve Ivanovich
Website
San Francisco, CA - NYC, NY
Distance:TBA | Planned 2011
Ran/walked from 3/2/08-3/30/08

Cause: Raise awareness of the
struggle of those wrongfully
imprisoned.


344 days.
BJ Timoner
Website  |  Facebook
San Diego, CA - Myrtle Beach, SC
2,671 miles | 12/25/2010 - 12/3/2011
States: CA,AZ,NM,TX,LA,MS,AL,GA,SC
Cause: Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer
 


Stopped or paused in 2011:

37 days - stopped.
Sandy Powell
Website   |  Facebook
Los Angeles, CA - New York City, NY
1,439 / 3,000 miles | 7/26/11 - 8/31/11
States: TBD
Cause: Aids Orphans Rising

14 days - stopped.
Ed Roshitsh
Website   |  Facebook
Charleston, SC - San Diego, CA
500 / 2,400 miles | 3/1/2011 - 3/14/2011
SC,GA,AL,MS,LA,AR,TX,NM,AZ,CA
Cause: Freedom is Not Free charity
 

Postponed until 2012.
Greg Vaughn
Website   |  Facebook
(CA --> Flight 93 Site --> Pentagon --> Ground Zero)
3,400 miles | 6/23/2011 - 9/11/2011
CA,AZ,NM,OK,KS,MO,IL,IN,OH,PA,WV,VA,
DC,MD,NJ,NY
Cause: To honor and remember the 10th
anniversary of the September 11th attacks.
 

36 days? - moved to bicycle.
Don Lennox
Website   |  Facebook
San Francisco, CA - New York City, NY
3,100 miles | 9/3/2011 - TBD
States: CA,NV,UT,CO
Cause: Fastest Crossing Attempt
benefiting Help for Heroes

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191 days.
Ashley Kumlien
Website
San Francisco, CA - New York City, NY
3,288 miles | 3/22/2010 - 9/28/2010
CA,NV,UT,CO,CO,NE,MO,IL,IN,OH,
PA,NJ,NY
Cause: Raise money and awareness
to fight MS.
 


168 days.
Mike Ehredt
Website
Astoria, OR - Rockland, ME
4,514 miles | 5/1/2010 - 10/14/2010
States: OR,WA,ID,MT,WY,CO,
NE,IA,IL,IN,OH,PA,NY,VT,NH,ME
Cause: Remembering soldier's sacrifices.
 


100 days.
Steve Knowlton
Website
Seattle, WA - Key Largo, FL
3,800+ miles | 7/30/2010 - 11/6/2010
States: WA,OR,ID,WY,CO,KS,MO,
AR,MS,AL,FL
Cause: Raise money and awareness for the
cure of Crohn's disease and Colitis
 


298 days. (146 without pause)
Paul Both
Website
Huntington Beach, CA - Battery Park, NY
2,904 miles | 1/9/10 - 5/10/10;10/10/10 - 11/2/10
States CA,AZ,NM,TX,OK,KS,MO,IL
IN,OH,PA,NJ,NY
Cause: Less Government, sound money,
and free markets.
 
 


197 days.
Joe Fairchild
Website
Boston, MA - Santa Monica, CA
3,481 miles | 8/8/2009 - 2/20/2010
MA,NY,PA,OH,MI,IN,IL,MO,
OK,TX,NM,AZ,CA
  Cause: National Multiple Sclerosis Society
 
 


113 days.
Patrick McGlade
Website
Huntington Beach, CA - Tybee Island, GA
2,523 miles | 1/2/2010 - 4/24/2010
States TBA
 
Cause: Honor, raise money & awareness
for children with arthritis
 
 


288 days.
Jasmine Jordan
Website
Los Angeles, CA - New York City, NY
3,162.1 miles | 9/1/2009 - 6/15/2010
CA,AZ,NM,TX,AR,TN,NC,VA,MD,
DE,NJ,NY
  Cause: Raise attention to under and
not insured people.
 
 


95 days.
Yi-Joo Kwon
Korean Website | English Website
Los Angeles, CA - New York City, NY
3,500 miles | 3/23/2010 - 6/25/2010
States: TDB
Cause: Campaign Against Diabetes
 


136 days.
Abe Clark
Website
Oceanside, CA - Atlantic City, NJ
2,860 miles | 2/15/2010 - 6/30/2010
TBA
 
Cause: Raise $100,000 for Living Water International
 
 


101 days.
Bjorn Suneson
Website
Westport, WA - Tybee Island, GA
3,326 miles | 4/8/2010 - 7/17/2010
States: WA,ID,MT,SD,NE,KS,MO,IL,KY,TN,GA
Cause: To feel free on a 2nd Trans-USA crossing.
 


93 days.
Helene Neville
Website
Oceanside, CA - Atlantic Beach, FL
2,520 miles | 5/1/2010 - 8/1/2010
States: CA,AZ,NM,TX,LA,MS,AL,FL
Cause: Hope & to promote nurses, the
nursing profession, and keeping nurses healthy.
 


239 days.
Mycle Brandy
Website   |  Facebook
Newport Beach, CA - Washington, DC
2,940 miles | 2/14/2010 - 10/10/2010
States: CA,AZ,NM,TX,OK,MO,IL,
IN,KY,OH,WV,VA,MD,DC
Cause: American Heart Association &
American Stroke Association


Paused or Stopped in 2010:


129 days - paused.
Tellman Knudson
Website
New York City, NY - Santa Monica, CA
654 / 3,400+ miles | 9/9/2009 - 1/15/2010
NY,NJ,PA,OH,IN,IL,MO,KS,OK,TX,
NM,AZ,CA
  Cause: $100,000,000 for homeless
and at-risk youth
 


53 days - paused.
Bruce Johnson
Website
Jacksonville, FL - Morrow Bay, CA
1158.5 / 3,000 miles | 1/15/2010 - 3/8/2010
FL,GA,AL,MS,LA,TX,NM,AZ,CA
 
Cause: Community Crisis Center
 
 


4 days - stopped.
Geoff Weber
Website
Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA -
Castle Clinton National Monument, NYC, NY
2,814 miles | 4/23/2010 - ~6/7/2010
States: CA,NV,AZ,NM,CO,KS,MO,
IL,IN,WV,OH,PA,NJ,NY
Cause: Personal adventure to experience
America like few others
 


10 days - stopped.
John Wallace III
Website
Los Angeles, CA - NYC, NY
419 / 2,800 miles | 10/10/2010 - 11/23/2010
States: TBD
Cause: Break Fastest USA Crossing
on Foot Record
 


167 days - paused.
BJ Timoner
Website
San Diego, CA - Myrtle Beach, SC
1,660 / 2,500 miles | 12/25/2010 - 4/22/2011,
6/5/2011-6/9/2011

States: TBD
Cause: Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer
 


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Postponed 6 months.
Sean Beard
Website
NYC, NY - Los Angeles, CA
3,017 miles | 7/29/2010 - 11/5/2010
States: NY,NJ,PA,OH,IN,IL,IA,NE,CO,NM,AZ,NV,CA
Cause: LIVESTRONG - Lance Armstrong Foundation
 

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2009 Crossings below:

224 days.
Dan Popp
Website
NYC, NY - San Francisco, CA
3,000+ miles | 9/28/08 - 5/9/09
NY,NJ,PA,OH,IN,IL,MO,KS,
CO,AZ,NV,CA
 
Cause: The Center for Food
Action in New Jersey.
 

276 days.
Katie Visco

Website
Boston, MA - San Diego, CA
3,132 miles | 3/29/09 - 12/29/09
MA,RI,CT,NY,NJ,PA,OH,IN,IL,
IA,MO,KS,OK,NM,AZ,CA
 
Cause: Girls on the Run
 


196 days.
Joy Rojas
Website
CA - NY
3,000 miles | 5/11/09 - 11/22/09
CA,NV,UT,CO,KS,MO,IL,IN,OH,PA,NJ,NY
  Cause: Anti-Tuberculosis Program of the Inner
Wheel Club of Quezon City District 738 and the
Social Services Division of the Philippine Heart Center.
 
 


44 days. *Unverified!*
Reza Beluchi
Website
Santa Monica (LA), CA - NYC, NY
3,000+ miles | 8/16/09 - 9/30/09
States: TBD
  Cause: spread a message of peace
and raise $1 million to be donated to
charities promoting the betterment of children.


129 days - paused.
Tellman Knudson
Website
New York City, NY - Santa Monica, CA
3,400+ miles | 9/9/2009 - about 1/29/2010
NY,NJ,PA,OH,IN,IL,MO,KS,OK,TX,
NM,AZ,CA
  Cause: $100,000,000 for homeless
and at-risk youth
 

CANCELLED
Richard Singer

Website
Los Angeles, CA - New York City, NY
3,000+ miles | 8/16/09 - <=10/1/09
States TBD
 
Cause: Six Different Charities
 

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2008 Crossings below: Bobby Genese - finished 11/04/08
Phil Rosenstein - finished 11/16/08
BJ Hill - finished 01/18/09

115 days.
Elena Helmerick

Website
Virginia Beach, VA - Orick, CA
3,200 miles | 4/1/08-7/24/08
VA,WV,OH,IN,IL,MO,NE,KS,CO,
UT,NV,CA
Cause: Raise money for World
Hunger Year and Run Diabetes Run.
 

154 days.
Nick Moffatt
Website
NYC, NY - Los Angeles, CA
3,000 miles | 6/17/08-11/18/08
Route NY,NJ,PA,MD,OH,IN,MO,OK,
TX,NM,AZ,CA 
Cause: Royal British Legion &
American Legion Legacy Fund
 

52 days, 11 hours, 40 min.
Marshall Ulrich

Website
San Francisco, CA - New York City, NY
3,063.2 miles | 9/13/08-11/4/08
CA,NV,UT,CO,NE,IA,IL,IN,OH,PA,
NJ,NY
Cause: Introduce the real America
to people around the world.
 

116 days.
Andrew Wahila, Matthew Durkin,
Ken Stannard

Website
Tybee Island, GA - San Diego, CA
2,788 miles | 2/1/08-5/26/08
GA,AL,MS,AR,TX,NM,AZ,CA
Cause: PFC Philip Diaferio
Memorial Scholarship Fund.
 

Additional 2008 Crossings:

George Martin ajourneyfor911.info/
3003 miles, 279 days, NYC-San Diego

Martin Vosseler martinvosseler.ch
3600 miles, 227 days, LA-Boston

Keela Carr athousandthanks.us
2700 miles, 69 days, Barstow-DC

Ron Kessler trailjournals.com/roadtothecure
3569 miles, 225 days,
Cape Henlopen, DE - Limantour Beach, CA

Robert Williams nationalautismassociation.org
3000 miles, 152 days, SF-DC

Don Stevenson pacinparson.org
3000 miles, 143 days, Seattle-NYC

126 days.
Tom & Warren Knoll
Website
San Diego, CA - Washington, DC
3,360 miles | 3/1/08-7/4/08
CA,AZ,NM,TX,OK,MO,IL,IN,
OH,PA,MD,VA,DC
Cause: Raise funds for Wounded
Warrior Project, Sunshine Fdn, &
Challenged Athlete Fdn.

46+ days.
Tom Bassano

Website
Marina del Ray, CA - Daytona, FL
2,956 miles | 3/3/08-4/19/08
CA,AZ,NM,TX,LA,MS,AL,FL
Cause: Raise awareness and funds
for child advocacy centers.
 

215 days, 6 hours, 24 minutes.
Rick Hammersley

Website
Bodega Bay, CA - Coney Island, NY
3,206.75 miles | 4/1/08-11/2/08
CA,NV,UT,CO,NE,MO,IL,IN,OH,
NJ,NY
Cause: Raise money for Gateway
for Cancer Research.
 

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