Articles by Lucy Bartholomew

Running on Emotion

“Tough times build tough people.” That’s what I keep telling myself and those around me. Let me preface this with that whatever you are feeling during this time of uncertainty, if your races are being canceled, if life h...

My Favorite Trails Down Under

“Iconic” refers to something having the characteristics of an icon. For trails around the world it means showing off the beauty in well-known, historical areas. When people think of Australia, if it’s not for the coffee...

How I Got Here

I have found myself coming to terms with writing “athlete” when asked about my profession, which still makes me feel a little nervous, proud, excited and slightly like a fraud using the title in the company of other grea...

Spring Down Under

Spring is in the air. But what does that even mean? In one half of the world, it’s spring. For the other half of the globe, it’s autumn. As I sit here in Australia, sweating my way through summer, spring feels like a lon...

Camp Hardrock

What is Hardrock? The 100-mile run starts and ends in Silverton, Colorado, and travels through the towns of Telluride, Ouray and ghost town of Sherman, crossing 13 major passes (or peaks) at an elevation of 12,000 – 13,0...