Boston Marathon Runner Spotlight: Hillary Tipton

The 2015 Boston Marathon is fast approaching and the Washington Running Club has several superstar runners representing the club this year. We have three runners on our women’s masters team as well as other who are running unattached. Over the next few days, we’ll be profiling our runners as they prepare for the big day!

Here’s more about Hillary!


Hillary showing the trail who’s boss!

Hillary has been an active member of WRC for over two years. She’s tough, committed, and really fun to be around. Good luck at Boston, Hillary!

Q. How many Boston Marathons have you run? Total number of marathons?
A. This will be my first Boston and fourth marathon.

Q. What are your goals for the upcoming race?
A. My goals are to stay focused and confident to the end, and to BQ for 2016.

Q. What are you looking forward to the most about being in Boston?
A. Apart from finishing, I’m most looking forward to reuniting with a handful of my college XC teammates, both on the course and off!

Q. Do you have any tips from your last training cycle?
A. Layer up and brave the elements to the best of your ability throughout the winter. When your final weeks of training arrive, along with the warmer weather, getting out the door will be a breeze.