August 25, 2019 By Kasey McDowell
Former Mulvane Wildcats standout David Roberts competed in the Eastern States 100 Ultra-Marathon on August 10th and finished 12th out of 133 participants. Davids time was 27:08:38.23. A description of the event from here: The Eastern States 100 is a 103 mile single loop trail ultramarathon on 98% single-track/double-track. The course has an elevation gain of 20,000+ ft with a net elevation change of over 40,000+ ft. We support you with 17 aid stations and challenge you with a strict 36 hour cutoff. We have a reputation as one of the toughest 100 milers in the country.
The final results can be found here.
Roberts was a member of the Mulvane Cross Country state championship teams in 2007 and 2008 and was also a member of the 2009 4A 4x800 State Champions team. He was also the 4A Cross Country Champion in 2007 and the 4A 3200m Champion in 2009. After high school David ran one season of Cross Country at the University of Kansas.