Worst Chafe Story? 21 Questions With Elite Runner Clare Gallagher

Hot on the heels of her win at the Western States 100-mile ultramarathon, Clare Gallagher visited GearJunkie to answer our most burning questions.

“Do you remember your very first race? Which celebrity would you like to run with? What’s your walk-up song?” When you have one of the world’s preeminent athletes in front of you, there’s no end to the questions you can ask.

We welcomed one of Patagonia’s top ultrarunners, Clare Gallagher, to sit down for a candid — and irreverent — interview. Turns out, Gallagher is not only a top-notch competitor, she’s a good sport to boot!

Tom Gathman The Real Hiking Viking
How to Grow an Epic Beard? 21 Questions With The Real Hiking Viking
One of thru-hiking's most iconic and irreverent personalities, Tom 'Jabba' Gathman — aka The Real Hiking Viking — swung by the GearJunkie studio to sit in the hot seat. And we learned more than we ever could have imagined. Read more…

Adam Ruggiero

Adam Ruggiero is the editor-in-chief of GearJunkie and a fan of virtually all sports and activities. From biking, running, and (not enough) surfing, to ball sports, camping, and cattle farming — if it's outside, it's worth doing. Adam graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BA in journalism. Likes: unique beer, dogs, stories. Like nots: neckties, escalators, manicured lawns.

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