There are certain towns and individuals along the route that embrace the Tour Divide more than most. While racers must take care of and support themselves, trail angles such as Kathy from Ovando and Russ from the High Country Lodge outside of Polaris, in Montanta get bombarded with hundreds of racers. Says Kathy after a busy day on the divide… “Been a crazy day with scratches, illnesses and counseling.” Both however take the time to not only tend to racers but capture the true spirit of the Tour Divide with their pictures of beat down racers. Below is a list of finishers in order from Trackleaders.com. For everyone that finished this beast of a race called the Tour Divide, congrats! Josh Kato – 40 – Cashmere, Washington – 14:11:37 – 2015 male winner and new record holder! untitled-17 Jay Petervary – 43 – Victor, ID – 14:12:03Faces of the Tour Divide Neil Beltchenko – 27 – Crested Butte, CO – 14:12:23Faces of the Tour Divide Dylan Taylor – 43 – Bozeman, MT – 15:03:01Faces of the Tour Divide Alex Harris – 44 – Welobie, South Africa – 15:12:09Faces of the Tour Divide Lael Wilcox – 28 – Anchorage, AK – 17:01:51 – 2015 female winner and new record holder!!!Faces of the Tour Divide Joe Fox – 31 – Parkville, MO – 17:02:35Faces of the Tour Divide Andres Bonelli – 38 – Montevideo, Uruguay – 17:05:1813.  Andres Bonelli Will Bodewes – 17 – Hazelhurst, WI – 17:10:11Faces of the Tour Divide Michele Miani – 35 – Cividale del Friuli, italy – 18:02:22Faces of the Tour Divide Rob Davidson – 48 – Alexandra, New Zealand – 18:03:58Faces of the Tour Divide Robert Orr – 60 – Clark, CO – 18:08:09Faces of the Tour DIvide Josh Daugherty – 39 – Dallas, TX – 18:12:19 (Josh on right)Faces of the Tour Divide Elliot DuMont – 26 – Tucson, AZ – 18:12:47Faces of the Tour Divide Ryan Hamilton – 40 – Cranbrook, BC – 18:14:35 Faces of the Tour Divide Martin Vit – 35 – StahlavyCzech Republic – 18:17:16Faces of the Tour Divide Andy Laycock – 23 – Clitheroe, England – 18:20:58Faces of the Tour Divide Marshal Bird – 59 – Woodland Park, CO – 18:22:09Faces of the Tour Divide Patrick Dowd – 26 – Oakland, CA – 19:01:25 (photo: Dave Hoswell)Faces of the Tour Divide Seb Dunne – 28 – Canberra, Australia – 19:02:33Faces of the Tour Divide Seb had the Mechanical of the year snapping his fork. Before the Brazos claimed his fork he was sitting in 4th and riding very strong. He ended up finishing with his wife. Seb Fork Bethany Dunne – 30 – Canberra, Australia – 19:02:33Faces of the Tour Divide Ryan Correy – 32 – Burlington, ON – 19:07:21 Greg Galway – 47 –Wellington, New Zealand – 19:20:20 (center)Faces of the Tour Divide Shane Wighton – 26 –Cambridge, MA – 19:21:22Faces of the Tour Divide Alice Drobna – 40 – Bend, OR – 19:22:04 – SS overall winner New Women’s SS Record!Faces of the Tour Divide David McInerney – 29 –Albury, NSW, Australia – 19:22:09Faces of the Tour Divide Dave Hoswell – 44 –Brisbane, Australia – 20:03:26i-FXfqKrL-L 2 Luke Bodewes – 16 – Hazelhurst, WI – 20:05:15 – Youngest solo finisher of 2015!Faces of the Tour Divide Simon Cross – 44 –Beechworth, Australia – 20:05:48Faces of the Tour Divide Brett Stepanik – 30 –Madison, Wisconsin – 20:06:57Faces of the Tour Divide Mitchell Potter – 61 – Arlington, Virginia – 20:07:0125.  Mitchell Potter Ryan Henry – 40 –Gardners, PA – 20:08:31Faces of the Tour Divide Jeff Wise – 51 – Charlotte, NC – 20:08:38Faces of the Tour Divide Doug Wenger – ?? – Loveland, Colorado – 20:14:45IMG_3880 Zbynek Resl – 27 – Liberec, Czech Republic – 20:23:01Faces of the Tour Divide Eleanor McDonough – 28 – Knoxville, TN – 21:03:34Faces of the Tour Divide Mike Schlichtman – 51 – Steamboat Springs, CO – 21:09:11Faces of the Tour Divide Marketa Marvanova – 20 – Prague, Czech Republic – 21:09:11Faces of the Tour Divide William Scheel – 24 –Sacramento, CA – 21:15:14Faces of the Tour Divide Morgan Allen – 32 – Oakland, CA – 21:16:14Faces of the Tour Divide Gabriel Mak – 36 – Devon, UK – 21:16:25Faces of the Tour Divide Miles Carson – 48 – Calgary, AB – 21:17:21Faces of the Tour Divide Sarah Jansen – 30 – Northfield, MN – 22:01:20Faces of the Tour Divide David Wicks – 45 – Brisbane, Australia – 22:04:21Faces of the Tour Divide Sara Dallman – 46 – Wilmington, Ohio – 22:05:56Faces of the Tour Divide Mirko Haecker – 44 – Esslingen, Germany – 22:06:51Faces of the Tour Divide Josh Johnson – 24 – Nederland, Colorado – 22:13:47Faces of the Tour Divide Eijai Oxford – 23 – Billings, MT – 22:21:34Faces of the Tour Divide Nick Brodie – 24 – Dorking, Surrey, UK – 22:23:34Faces of the Tour Divide Anthony Beatty – 36 – San Diego, CA – 22:23:58Faces of the Tour Divide Michael Kinney – 30 –Rock Island, IL – 23:02:24Faces of the Tour Divide Mark Caminiti – 45 – Rowe, NM – 23:04:55Faces of the Tour Divide Rob Milburn – 46 – Duluth, MN – 23:12:15 David Schlenker – 28 – Hamburg, Germany – 23:12:50Faces of the Tour Divide Bradley Perry – 50 – Minneapolis MN – 23:19:42Faces of the Tour Divide Mark Seaburg – 55 – Hopkins, MN – 24:09:55 (left)Douglas Jamieson Dan Lockery – 42 – Winnipeg, MB – 24:10:07Dan Lockery jun 126 Steve Fuller – 45 – Johnston, IA – 24:17:01Douglas Jamieson Troy Hopwood – 45 – Newcastle, WA – 25:09:08Douglas Jamieson Richard Parks – 37 – Cardiff, Wales, UK – 25:17:06Douglas Jamieson Niklaus Gerber – 48 – Linden, Switzerland – 25:17:07 (right)Douglas Jamieson Michael Eyb – 41 – Taree, NSW, Australia – 25:17:12Douglas Jamieson Jason Alexander – 37 – Little Rock, Arkansas – 26:07:23Douglas Jamieson Jon Mullen – 59 – Nottingham, NH – 26:07:35Faces of the Tour Divide Peter Schaap – 58 – Alexandra, New Zealand – 27:07:49 (left)Douglas Jamieson Douglas Jamieson – 58 – Vancouver BC – 27:08:02 (left)62.  Peter Schaap & Douglas Jamieson Jeff Hopkins – 39 – Boise, Idaho – 28:07:21Faces of the Tour Divide Phillip Bird – 61 – Anna, TX – 28:13:25Faces of the Tour Divide Marty Johnson – 60 – Wichita, KS – 28:13:54Faces of the Tour Divide Hal Russell – 66 – Osceola, MO – 28:18:15 – Oldest finisher!Faces of the Tour Divide John Bowers – 61 – Santa Barbara, CA – 28:19:51 (left)Faces of the Tour Divide Peter Yerger – 50 – Colorado Springs, Colorado – 28:19:52Faces of the Tour Divide Jen Marsh – 44 – Montgomery, NY – 28:20:27Faces of the Tour Divide Dallis Waters – 45 – Castle Hill Village, New Zealand – 29:07:43Faces of the Tour Divide Team Rice Burner – Lina and Billy Rice – 16 & 36 – Bryan, TX – 30:12:25Faces of the Tour Divide Greg Goodman – 60 – Blue Springs, MO – 31:05:01Faces of the Tour Divide David and Patrick Morrison – 48 & 19 – Burlington, ON – 31:07:54 (both on right)Faces of the Tour Divide  

17 Comments

  1. Doone Watson

    Can’t forget Robert Orr – He turned his SPOT off when he reached the finish line so his last point is recorded about a mile from the finish line – but he finished!!

  2. Many thanks for the photos !!! It is so fun to see the faces that go with the balloons ! :oD

  3. Hey Neil! Great idea and piece! And congrats on a great ride…pity i couldn’t catch you lads 🙂

    • Neil Beltchenko
      Neil Beltchenko

      Alex, It was a pleasure meeting you. You had a fantastic ride, you and Seb were the two that made me nervous. What did you think of us sleeping under the I-15 Bridge outside of Butte? A car nearly ran us over and I could hardly sleep with the noise of cars passing by. I wish I pushed to the campsite up closer to fleecer.

  4. Also Lukas Aufschlager finished with Seb and Beth. I visited with the 3 of them on my way out from AW

  5. It says something great about the TD when everyone is smiling. Great job to everyone.

  6. My husband Doug Wenger, turned his spot off too early at the finish, though finished in 20 days 14 hours and 45 minutes, there are photos of him floating around, if you need one, could get you one. If you could please add him to the list. Thank you very much, appreciate your work and effort on putting this together!

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  8. Awesome effort during the race and on publishing this list Neil. It is great to see so many racers as they finished.
    Is there any information/photos on the NoBo finishers?

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