Ellen is a medical doctor who was originally from New York and lived in Latin America for many years before returning to San Diego where she worked as staff physician at UCSD. She ran the Antarctica Marathon with us in 2009 and it remains her all time favorite place. She returned in 2012 as the Marathon Race Doctor when she met her husband, Peter Frayne. They were married on the anniversary of when they met. She currently lives between their homes in Australia and New Zealand where she is a practicing physician in a Maori clinic. Ellen speaks English, Spanish, Polish and a bit of Russian.