Monday Morning Motivation: Lorena Ramirez

Lorena Ramírez taking part in Cajamar Tenerife Bluetrail ultramarathon.

María Lorena Ramírez Hernández is a 24-year-old Mexican runner. She belongs to the Tarahumara or Rarámuri ethnic group. These indigenous people are known for their long-distance running ability.

Lorena Ramirez became world famous after winning the UltraTrail Cerro Rojo in 2017. She completed the 50 km race in 7 hours and 20 minutes, whilst wearing huaraches (basic sandals) and traditional clothing.  Lorena is the first Tarahumara runner to win a race in Europe.

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Lorena Ramirez – the Mexican indigenous athlete who shines in Europe.

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