Name: Kathleen Egan
Hometown: Lake Forest Park, Washington
Charities You Support: Girls On The Run
Where I Shop: Seven Hills Running Shop
Sponsors/Partners: Vasque Footwear, Ultraspire
Running Club Affiliations: Trail Sisters. Hi, Gina!
Future Events: Just joined a ski racing team!
Why do you run? Mostly as a means to explore and adventure. I’m curious by nature, and nature centers me.
Favorite distance: 100k
Bucket List Races/Runs/Activities: Bear 100, IMTUF, Hardrock, UTMB
What’s your go-to pre-run meal? Plain yogurt with granola and chia seeds
What do you do for recovery? Yoga, Healthy Fueling
Favorite post-run treat/meal/drink? Kombucha or some other cold beverage depending on the time of day :)
Road running or Trail running? Trail running
Favorite quote: “One half is luck; the other half is discipine - and that’s the important half, for without discipline you wouldn’t know what to do with luck.” - Carl Zuckmayer
What do you like about Lily Trotters compression socks? They are tall, so they add warmth on cold days; plus they’re super cute and comfy. I like the extra support I feel especially during long pushes.