You Hallucinated What?! 21 Questions With Courtney Dauwalter

Maybe the only thing more impressive than Courtney Dauwalter’s domination in ultraraces is what she sees after hours of nonstop running.

UTMB, Western States, Moab 240 — Courtney Dauwalter has the kind of race-win resume reserved for ultrarunning royalty.

But sit her down and pepper her with questions like “What’s your favorite walk-up song?” or “Can you drive a stick shift?” and you see a totally down-to-earth (if exceptional) person. Oh, except for the hallucinations — those are definitely weird.

Learn about all that and more in this episode of 21 Questions.

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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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