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Amber Monforte takes her body to the limit

Eight years ago Amber Monforte wasn't so much as walking a mile. Recently, fresh off a 100k trail running race, she talked with GOTRIbal about preparing for ultrarunning races ... and not worrying about a little thing like stopping for a bathroom break while competing.

Updated: January 25, 2011, 9:59 AM ET
By Tanya Maslach

It's shocking endurance athletes haven't yet been the focus of late-night TV skits. There is so much material that the producers could have a heyday for weeks. I mean, who pees while they're running? No, I mean WHILE they're running. Not by a tree, at a port-o-potty, or off to the side of the road, but while they are running? Athletes who go long, that's who.

I interviewed one such athlete, who eight years ago wasn't so much as walking a mile. The day Amber Monforte and I spoke she ...

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