Stephanie Artis

IMG_6875Stephanie Artis is the co-founder and editor of Freeplay magazine, a women’s endurance sport publication that was found in 2011. Stephanie has been competing in endurance sports in the Sacramento region for over 25 years. She grew up in El Dorado Hills, California where she competed in cross country and track and field at Oak Ridge High School. While at Oak Ridge Stephanie qualified for the California State Track and Field Championships in the mile and was name Athlete of the Year for her high school. Stephanie went on to receive a Division 1 athletic scholarship at Sacramento State University where she participated in cross country and track and field. After graduation in 1999, she began her career in teaching while continuing to compete as a post-collegiate athlete. After suffering from several running injuries Stephanie was forced to head to the pool for some cross training. Upon recovery she decided to dabble in triathlons. Since her first race in 2004 she has competed in numerous triathlons from sprint to Ironman distance events. After several successful amateur seasons Stephanie went on to compete at the professional level for three years before deciding to take a break from the sport to earn a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and to launch Freeplay Magazine. During this time Stephanie raced in cross country and in road races for the SRA Elite running team. In late fall of 2015 Stephanie returned to triathlon and competed in her first Ironman – Ironman Lake Tahoe.


Quick Facts

  • Resides in Roseville, California with Sean Dulany and their 3 rescue greyhounds – Smyth, Elise and Slevin.
  • Co-founder and Editor of Freeplay Magazine.
  • Team Director Team Freeplay.
  • 3 X Ironman 70.3 World Championship Qualifier AG
  • Recently gave up coffee and started running at 5am so… she now believes anything is possible!

2017 Schedule & Results

January 15 – Carlsbad Marathon (Tentative)
February 5 – Super Sunday 5k
June 11 – Gold Country Half
August 19 – Xterra Lake Tahoe
October 15 – TBF 50 Mile MTB Race
October 28- Spartan Beast Los Angeles
November 4 – Run the Parkway
November 11 – Spartan Super Sacramento
November 12 – Spartan Sprint Sacramento

2016 Race Highlights

Super Sunday 5k; 10th Overall; 1st AG
Lost Trail Half Marathon; 2nd Overall; 1st AG
TBF Chanoko 30k; 1st Overall
Knickerbocker 35k Trail Run: 3rd Overall
Gold Rush 50k; 6th Overall
Run the Parkway; 5th Overall, 2nd Masters
MandaRun Half Marathon; 1st Overall

2015 Race Highlights

Ironman Lake Tahoe 4th AG (1st IM)
Donner Half Distance Triathlon 2nd AG; 4th Overall
Boise 70.3 4th AG
South Bay Duathlon 1st AG; 2nd Overall
Super Sunday 5k 3rd Overall
Spartan Super Sacramento 4th AG (1st Spartan Race)


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