Bethany Patterson

Skout Backcountry Ambassador Bethany Patterson

Bethany Patterson has been ultra running since she was inspired by her professor and mentor, David Horton, in college. Balancing life as a wife and mother of three, she has achieved an impressive portfolio.

Bethany was named Trail Runner Magazine's trail runner of the year in 2003 and she won the Hellgate 100k in 2015.  Most recently, she was ranked the #10 female #ultrarunner in 2015 by Ultrarunning Magazine. She won the Georgia Death Race, gaining entry into the 2016 Western States 100, where she was the 7th female finisher!

“The mind controls so much of what we believe to be our limitations. We are capable of so much more than we think we are.”