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Nothing slows Ellie Greenwood

Nothing slows Ellie Greenwood

Originally Published: June 28, 2011
By John Schumacher

Ellie Greenwood's day started with a 4 1/2-mile, 2,550-foot climb up a snow-covered mountain, continued with nausea in the dusty canyons and finished with a scamper past a bear just a few miles from the finish.

Along the way, the 32-year-old Canadian ultramarathoner showed she's got the character needed to win the oldest 100-mile trail run in the United States.

Greenwood surged in the closing miles to win the women's title in the 38th annual Western States Endurance Run, ...

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