Michele Yates Interview | 2018 | Recovery and Resilience via
The last time we had Michele Yates on URP was in early 2014 right after she’d been named Ultrarunning Magazine’s Ultrarunner of the Year alongside Rob Krar. In 2013, Michele won nearly every race she entered, including Bandera 100k, North Face 50M and Run Rabbit Run 100 miler. Since then, Michele has faced some serious physical issues. From a thyroid problem to a hip pain she describes as worse than childbirth and subsequent surgery, 2016 left Michele unsure whether she’s ever compete–or even run–again. If I’m being honest, I think most people felt she was done with, another victim to the demands of this ridiculous sport. “The reality is I have to have full hip replacement…we’re tying to buy time so they can maybe create hips that would be good for (me and other) ultra endurance runners…” Michele and her husband Wyatt welcomed their first baby in 2015, she found the right ...