205 Miles in One Run: Courtney Dauwalter Is an Ultra Addict

It takes a special kind of someone to willingly run 205 miles along the steep Tahoe Rim Trail. And this video makes it clear that ultrarunner Courtney Dauwalter is up for the challenge.

“We’ll just start when she says go. That’s it, then you just keep on moving.” Coloradoan Courtney Dauwalter has taken the running world by storm. And she doesn’t show any signs of stopping. She’s had countless wins and record-setting runs, including the Moab 240, Javelina Jundred, and, most recently, a win at the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc.

In this newly released video from Salomon, we get to follow Dauwalter for 205 miles around Lake Tahoe. Between lack of sleep, race mishaps, and a relentless competitor, we’re given a first-row seat into what it takes to be champion. Even if you’re not a runner, this is worth a watch. Dauwalter inspires with a tenaciously optimistic outlook and a drive to win.

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Gear Editor Mallory Paige credits a childhood exploring the Rocky Mountains for her love of the outdoors. She recently spent a memorable year motorcycle camping across North America (with her dog!) and is now enjoying introducing her baby girl to all manner of adventure.

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