‘I’m 48, perimenopausal, and ran 38km per day for six days, here’s what I’ve learned’

April 3, 2024

If modesty is a matter of downplaying your achievements, Mirna Valerio is the definition. She’s one of ten women who took part in lululemon’s FURTHER Ultramarathon – a historic six-day event in which each athlete surpassed the furthest distance of their careers, totalling 2,880 miles. At 48, former Spanish teacher and mother-of-one Valerio is also the eldest by six years, and yet, when I catch up with her post-race, she’s remarkably humble about the whole thing. WHM