John Lee Ellis


Organizing, administering, and mentoring give you the occasional rest from pedaling! By Ed Fleming Athletic excellence: Ellis was the top mileage rider in the Mileage Challenge in 1989, 1990, 1991, and 1992, setting record total distances in each of those years. He also has earned a place on the Year-Rounder Who's Who list from 1988 through 2008. Service to the sport: Ellis has served as Chair for the WUCA Year-Rounder (a.k.a. Mileage Challenge, a.k.a. National Points Challenge) since 1998. He officiated all or part of RAAM '94, '96, and '04. He organizes Ultracup events: the Grand Loop mountain double century [...]