Author Clare Gallagher

Clare Gallagher is an ultrarunner and environmental advocate living in Boulder, Colorado. After studying the impacts of climate change on coral reefs at Princeton, she transitioned to running long in the mountains.

Cancelled Race? Make New Goals

In lieu of racing Western States this year due to its cancellation, I’ve renewed my general commitments and made my own backyard running goals. If I follow through, I think the payoffs will be much greater than finishing any race. I hope the following list inspires you to make your own set of goals.