Running Matters

Ep 68- Rachel Allworth - A near death experience!

July 31, 2020

If anyone has experienced the rollercoaster of running it's Rachel Allworth. Alliteration aside, Rachel has evolved from a certified exercise dodger to a passionate ultramarathon runner. She has progressed even further in her role as a coach and valued mentor to the popular group Rachel's Runners.

Earlier in 2020 Rachel's life hit a terrifying corner when she experienced, what can only be described as, a near death experience. Her heart raced to 226 beats per minute and remained unchanged as she was rushed to hospital and diagnosed with Ventricular Fibrillation. Since having a defib unit permanently implanted in her chest, Rachel has been told "you'll never run again".

Listen in to find out how the ever-positive Rachel deals with such a frightening event and life changing news.

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