On August 25, 2012, Lois ran the LEAN HORSE Ultra – 50 miles in Hot Springs, South Dakota
in nine hours and twenty-five minutes. She finished first in her age category, fourth female out of 21 women, and 12th overall out of 46 finishers.
On November 10, 2012, Lois ran the ECO-CATALINA Island Marathon on Catalina Island in five hours and one minute. She placed second in her age category, 21st female out out of 111 women and 80th overall out of 272 finishers.