The Vermont Cynic

UVM professor spends free time running ultramarathons

UVM professor spends free time running ultramarathons

Jenny Koppang, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

When she isn’t lecturing statistics to her UVM students, Karen Benway is running distances upwards of 26 miles. She competes in ultramarathons; rugged, often multi-day races that stretch beyond the customary marathon. “I’ve run races of pretty much every distance from a mile up to 100 miles,” she said. Benway possesses a uniqu...

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