Becky Wheeler – 2011 Wasatch 100 Champ Interview

An interview with Becky Wheeler after her victory at the 2011 Wasatch 100.

By on September 14, 2011 | 2 comments

In 2010, Becky Wheeler was evacuated off of the Wasatch 100 course late in the race. This year’s race went significantly better for Wheeler as she won the women’s race in 25:51:19. Wheeler’s been running ultra for seven years with multiple top ten finishes at both the Leadville and Western States 100s. Find out more about this Wyoming runner, including her difficulties in last year’s race, how this year’s race played out, and where you might see her next.

Bryon Powell

is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of iRunFar. He’s been writing about trail running, ultrarunning, and running gear for 15 years. Aside from iRunFar, he’s authored the books Relentless Forward Progress: A Guide to Running Ultramarathons and Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running, been a contributing editor at Trail Runner magazine, written for publications including Outside, Sierra, and Running Times, and coached ultrarunners of all abilities. Based in Silverton, Colorado, Bryon is an avid trail runner and ultrarunner who competes in events from the Hardrock 100 Mile just out his front door to races long and short around the world, that is, when he’s not fly fishing or tending to his garden.