Sean Run Bum Blanton

Age: 29, Years running: 6, Hometown: Atlanta, Favorite product: VERTICAL K


What are some of your lifetime running goals?

Run and hike some crazy off the beaten path mountains/ volcanoes around the world

Do you have a claim to fame?

started run bum tours races, 2nd largest trail/ultra series in North America. hiked 48,000 ft of elevation GAIN in 24 hours on the grouse grind once. unoffcial world record

Do you have any vices?

traveling and food

What makes you tick as a runner and in the real world?

I run for fun mainly but I love to race 5k-30k races. I do ultras mainly for fun.

What drives you to run?

I love being in shape. People ask me what am I training for.. I always reply the same... "Life..... My life!"

What is your favorite movie?

the good the bad and the ugly

Do you have any nicknames? Explain:

Run Bum Because I run and I'm a bum. I got this name fro traveling the world and sleeping on beaches, in my car and at hostels.

What’s the longest you’ve gone without sleep? Why?

2-3 days. Putting on the Georgia Death Race 68 miler

If you had to be named after one of the 50 states, which would it be?


What did you have for lunch yesterday?

Mixed plate in Maui

If you could hook up a thought monitor to your head, would you see pictures, hear words or would music be playing?

death metal with me skydiving

What really scares you about trail running?

high altitudes

If your life was made into a movie, what would it be called?

an evening with the bum

Where would you live if it could be anywhere in the world?


What’s your worst encounter on the trail?

a naked person running at me... TRUE STORY! HIPPIES ARE CRAZY