August 15 2018
We spoke with 22-year-old ultrarunner Lucy Bartholomew just days before she began racing the 2018 TransRockies Run on August 14.
A special-education teacher, wife and mother who has been logging miles since high school
In her words: “When I joined the cross-country team at my high school, I viewed running as a means to feel like I belonged—I wasn’t really talented, but I was welcomed. I’ve struggled with depression and anxiety for as long as I can remember. Running and my running community honestly help in keeping me away from the abyss.”