Seth Wolpin

photo - Glenn Tachiyama


Seth Wolpin

Seth started running trail ultras in 2009 and hasn’t looked back. He doesn’t win races but he knows how to keep going. His current focus is on self-supported adventure runs and fastpacking in the Nepal Himalaya.

Seth’s professional life is divided between doing health outcomes research as a professor at the University of Washington, managing – a small non-profit in Nepal, and helping design and co-lead fastpacks in Nepal through Himalayan Adventure Labs.

Career Highlights

Longest Run: 3,384 mile solo self-supported run from Seaside, Oregon to Boston, Massachusetts in 2012. Averaged 31.6 miles per day for 107 days. Trip Report

Five Hardest Pushes: Everest Summit from Camp III in 2011, Annapurna Circuit FKT in 2014, Manaslu Circuit FKT in 2015, Alpine Lakes Wilderness Challenge OKT 2015, Kathmandu Valley Rim Trail OKT 2015.

Hardest Trail: Great Himalaya Trail High Route 2014.

Most Beautiful Trail: Haute Route Pyrenees in 2016

Upcoming Exploits

Seth will be co-leading two fast packing events in Nepal this year and is also entered for the 2017 running of the Barkley Marathons.

Adventure Resume and Calendar:

Photos by Glenn Tachiyama