Hillary Allen loves her some hills. So much so that she’s earned the nickname “Hillygoat.” Allen is a self-proclaimed science nerd, a teacher, a professional and is the 2018 women’s champion of the Laveredo Ultra 48K.
Excelling in the vertical running sphere, Allen runs for the love of running and, getting up into the mountains, observing the micro and macro flaura and fauna firsthand.
Here is a favorite hillygoat workout if you’re ready to light those quads on fire.
“Hills (of course)! Steep or runnable it doesn’t matter,” says Allen. If you’re new to hill repeats, we recommend finding “runnable” hills—find a grade that allows you to maintain your form and speed and not slog.