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In this episode we speak with Hillary Allen, author of the book Out and Back -A Runner’s Story of Survival Against All Odds.
In 2017 she nearly died at an ultramarathon when she fell 150 feet off an exposed mountain ridge and had to be rescued by helicopter.
She returned two years after her accident and conquered the course that almost killed her.
Interview with Hillary Allen
Bio: Hillary Allen @hillygoat_climbs is a professional ultra runner and endurance athlete from Fort Collins, CO. She earned her nickname “Hillygoat” through her ability to run fast on steep technical mountain terrain known as Skyrunning. She has raced all over the world before suffering a life threatening accident in a Skyrace in Norway. By persevering through several years of rehab and recovery she has returned to elite level racing.
Hillary also studies and teaches science using her master’s degree in neuroscience, physiology, and structural biology. She is also a trail running coach and cyclist. Her book is called Out and Back -A Runner’s Story of Survival Against All Odds.
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