43: Lucy Bartholomew on Ultrarunning and Young Adulthood

Lucy Bartholomew is an accomplished Australian ultra-trail runner who is only eighteen!

In this episode, Lucy shares how she found ultrarunning at the age of fifteen and recounts her first 100 km race with her dad. She discusses her recent success at the 100km Tarawera Ultramarathon and the most mentally challenging race she has ever had. Lucy reveals how she balances being in high school with running and the importance of rest and recovery in her training. Lastly, Lucy gives the inside scoop on whats ahead for the upcoming year: taking a year off from school to pursue professional running and a few of the races on her schedule.

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