Sara Montgomery

Age: 41, Years running: 15, Hometown: Yarker, Favorite product: C-LITE


What are some of your lifetime running goals?

To run both faster and longer, and to keep exploring new trails.

Do you have a claim to fame?

Needing four stitches in my hand at TransRockies.

Do you have any vices?


What makes you tick as a runner and in the real world?

Discovering what I authentically enjoy and genuinely believe, and trying to live my life according to that. To appreciate each day and each run.

What drives you to run?

I love being outside, getting a fix of nature and fresh air. I also love training towards goals and feeling fit.

What is your favorite movie?


Do you have any nicknames? Explain:

A few friends calls me S.

What’s the longest you’ve gone without sleep? Why?

Trailwalker 100k in Hong Kong where we started at 2 pm and went right through the night.

If you had to be named after one of the 50 states, which would it be?


What did you have for lunch yesterday?

Lentils, squash and rice.

If you could hook up a thought monitor to your head, would you see pictures, hear words or would music be playing?


What really scares you about trail running?

Getting hurt and losing movement as a heat source.

If your life was made into a movie, what would it be called?

Once a Trail Runner...

Where would you live if it could be anywhere in the world?

Northern BC or Yukon.

What’s your worst encounter on the trail?

Fastpacking in Killarney Provincial Park when we got soaked by rain and were chilled to the bone for hours in our soggy camp.