Clare Gallagher: Imperfect Advocacy, Climate, and the Joy of Running

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Clare is an ultrarunner from Englewood, Colorado and studied coral ecology at Princeton University, where she ran cross country and track. She taught English in Southern Thailand, while also establishing a swim and environmental conservation program. Clare began running professionally in 2016 after winning the Leadville 100. She's since won Western States (2019), CCC 101k (2017, UTMB series) and has the Fastest Known Times on the Zion Traverse and Joshua Tree Traverse. She's proud to be sponsored by Patagonia, Petzl, La Sportiva, and Honey Stinger. She is a fierce advocate for the environment who focuses on imperfect advocacy and local civic engagement. She’s devoted to advocating for the protection of public lands and climate change policy.

Links:

Clare’s Website

Protect Our Winters

Hilariously Funny Video “Lunch with Clare Gallagher” on Outside TV

Embrace the Night, Race Recap of the CCC with Petzl

Changing Course, a 2017 REI Film about Clare Gallagher

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