Vermont track star Elle Purrier to run for USA in world championships - VPR

Montgomery native Elle Purrier, just off a record-setting appearance at the New York mile, has been named to run for her country in the world championships. Olympics in her future? Pretty good for a farm girl from Vermont.

""There's a lot of similarities between growing up on a farm and the training that I'm doing - working really hard, and not being afraid to have a little grit," she said. "Those type of things prepared me. Life lessons that I learned on the farm translate well into training and preparing for races like these.""

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