September 2005 Marshall completed the the 150-mile Sahara Race
in Egypt, organized by Racing
has completed the Badwater race a record 13 times, and has crossed
Death Valley to the summit of Mount Whitney (146 miles) a record
18 times - including a Solo and 584-mile Quad crossing.
and Adrian are two of three people in the world to have competed
in all 9 Eco Challenge races - and Mark competed in 8 Eco Challenge
races. Sadly, the Eco Challenge
is no more.
Adrian, Marshall, and Dianette have competed in 8 Raid Gauloises
adventure races (now known as The Raid series), including races
in Vietnam, Tibet, South Africa, and Argentina.
Dogs Mark, Marshall, Adrian, and Jodi competed in the 2003 Primal
Adrian, and Mo have all competed in various Adrenalin Rush adventure
races. Sadly, Adrenalin Rush, also, is
Dogs Adrian Crane, Mark Macy, and Marshall Ulrich at the
2003 Primal Quest
Stray Dogs Adventure Racing Team is one of the worlds premier
expedition distance adventure racing teams. The Stray Dogs
are known worldwide and have raced in almost every major
expedition distance adventure race in the world. The team
was founded in 1995 by Marshall Ulrich and Mark Macy, along
with their good friends "Dr. Bob" Haugh and Lisa
Smith-Batchen. For events, the founders have teamed with
some of the strongest and best adventure racers in the world,
including Adrian Crane, Dianette Strange, Jodi Zwicky, Maureen
(Mo) Monaghan, Charlie Engle, Mike Kloser, Rebecca Rusch,
and Pat Harper. The Stray Dogs have as much expedition distance
adventure racing experience as any team in the world. Collectively,
Marshall, Mark, Adrian, and Dianette have competed in 29
Eco Challenge, 8 Raid Gauloises, and 3 Primal Quest races.
As individuals, the Stray Dogs have raced in the most difficult
endurance events the world has to offer from the mountains
of the Himalayas, arctic Alaska, the Sahara Desert, Death
Valley, the jungles of Borneo, and the plains of Africa.
Leatherman Stray Dogs
Adrian Crane, Mark Macy, Jodi Zwicky, and Marshall
as the 16th place US team and 23rd overall in
the second annual Subaru Primal Quest near Lake
23 of 81 teams finished the race in Fiji, including
the Stray Dogs! As the 8th place US team and 17th
overall, the Stray Dogs –
Ulrich, Dianette Strange, Mark Macy, and Charlie Engle
the parting shot of the TV coverage on USA Network
and are the team shown on the Eco-Challenge Fiji Web
grueling, 10 day race in Vietnam, the Stray Dogs – Adrian
Crane, Dianette Strange, Marshall Ulrich, Chris Haggerty,
and Charlie Engle – were
a featured team on the Outdoor
Life Network (OLN) coverage of the race, including
extensive footage shot by Charlie Engle during the
the vertical gain of climbing Mount Everest, twice,
the Stray Dogs – Adrian
Marshall Ulrich, and Mark Macy –
the 6th place US team and 18th place overall in the
Southern Alps in New Zealand.
on the summit of Mount Everest
May 25, 2004 - north side, Tibet
March 2005, Marshall became approximately
person in the world to complete the Seven Summits -
reaching the highest point on each of the
seven continents, all on first attempts,
in only 2 years 267 days.
For more information about Marshall's successful
Quest for the Seven Summits
see the Mountaineering and
Mountain News pages.
of the photos on this site were taken by
Marshall Ulrich using a
GoLite has been a product sponsor
of Marshall's for several years.
He took a GoLite pack to the top
of many of the Seven Summits,
including to the top of world,
Mount Everest, in 2004.
Marshall is pleased to be
sponsored by La Sportiva for
the best in trail running shoes and mountaineering boots,
and to be a member of the
La Sportiva GoLite
has been providing quality, lightweight mountaineering
equipment to the Stray Dogs since 2001, and supported
Quest for the Seven Summits.
world's leading manufacturer of ski, hiking, and trekking
poles, has been a product sponsor to the
Stray Dogs for more than 8 years. Marshall took a LEKI
pole to the top of the world in 2004!
has been providing rugged, functional, and stylish clothes
to the Stray Dogs since 2001.
North Face provided product sponsorship, including trail
shoes, to Team Stray Dogs
for more than 5 years.
The North Face also provided
product sponsorship for
climb of Mount Everest.
Marshall and Mark have also done extensive product testing
The North Face.
Project has been providing "technical cool eyewear"
Stray Dogs for more than 6 years.
Dog Mark Macy has raced on Northern Lites – "the
worlds lightest snowshoe" – for several years.
Leatherman Tool Group sponsored the Stray Dogs in 2003,
including title sponsorship for
Subaru Primal Quest.
Some photos are
courtesy of Tim Holstrom. firstname.lastname@example.org