Meet the 2018 Competitors: Heather Wilson

Heather Wilson | Women’s Elite Mile

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Sponsor: Hoka / NJNYTC
College: UCONN
1500m PR: 4:07.47
Mile PR: 4:29.39

5 Things About Me: Heather Wilson

  1. I turned 13 on Friday the 13th.
  2. I currently hold the Women’s World Record in the Blue Jeans Mile.
  3. I broke 4:30 for the first time in the mile at Sir Walter Miler in 2015.
  4. The amount of seltzer I consume is appalling.
  5. I once finished a race with less than half my hamstring attached to my pelvis (thankfully it has since been 100% reattached).

5 Fast Questions

  1. What’s your favorite podcast or Pandora Station? This American Life & Joe Rogan Experience
  2. What’s your favorite pre-run or post-run snack? Seltzer and frozen grapes
  3. If you completed in another sport, what would it be? Downhill Ski Racing
  4. What is your favorite flavor of Gatorade? (Now, or growing up) Cool Blue
  5. Do you have any connections to Raleigh or North Carolina? Yes, through Sir Walter Miler I have met some amazing people from Raleigh that I still keep in touch with. Also, half of NJNY is made up of NC State grads.

Learn more about Heather at: VIS Experience | Rise & Run with the Pros Sir Walter “Extra” Miler

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