The marathon is a distance that puts you in a small minority of the population. Less than 1% of the population will run a marathon (some figures put this at 0.5% for the United States). And while the marathon is not for everyone, we truly believe that it’s do-able for most anyone who has the desire and is willing to work hard. But the marathon is also challenging enough that it’s important to put the time and energy into training properly. So, why run a marathon? Continue Reading →
Here at MTA we want to empower you to be a lifetime runner not just a “one and done” marathoner.
In this episode we speak with Jonathan Beverly author of the new book Run Strong Stay Hungry -9 Keys to Staying in the Race.
Why do some runners give up the sport when they get older when others continued for 40 years or more? Running journalist Jonathan Beverly interviewed 50 lifetime runners including champions Deena Kastor, Joan Benoit Samuelson, and Bill Rogers to discover the key ingredients that kept them going strong. Continue Reading →
In this episode we look back on the biggest running news from 2017. Plus we share tips on how you can make 2018 an epic year!
In the quick tip segment we recommend an app that lets you easily run for charity.
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We’ve been long time fans of Ryan Hall and always hoped to have him on the podcast.
Ryan is a former professional runner, 2x Olympian, American record holder in the half marathon, and the only American who has run a sub 2:05 marathon. These days he runs to raise money for great causes.
In this conversation you will hear how Ryan manages pain in the marathon and how he reframes the word “hard”. Plus, you’ll hear the story of how, at 13 years old, he had faith that one day he would run with the best in the world and use his running to help others.
Lot’s of great stories and tips in this interview! Continue Reading →
In this episode Angie recaps the Rehoboth Beach Marathon in Delaware which was her 51st marathon. And in the quick tip segment, we share tips and gear recommendations for running in the cold. Continue Reading →
In this episode we ask listeners how they got into long distance running and what running has taught them about life. In the quick tip segment we share of list of books that will fuel your passion! Continue Reading →
In this episode we motivate you to do the hard thing in endurance and life! We speak with Rob Jones, a double amputee who just ran 31 marathons in 31 days. Plus, Trevor recaps his Spartan Beast race in South Carolina and Angie gives a survey of the toughest races in the world -which will change your definition of hard.
Plus, Angie talks about the Boston Marathon qualifying standards and what it takes to run a BQ.
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In this episode we recap the Mount Desert Island Marathon in the beautiful state of Maine, USA.
Since this was my 50th marathon you will hear Trevor ask me to share some lessons and take-a-ways from my journey thus far. We also take a short walk down memory lane.
You never know where running will take you!
Bart Yasso is the Chief Running Officer at Runner’s World Magazine and author of the new book Race Everything -How to Conquer Any Race at Any Distance.
He will retire from Runner’s World this December after 30 years at the magazine. As Chief Running Officer he travelled to 45-50 race events per year and has personally completed over 1,000 races!
In this episode’s quick tip segment, Coach Angie answers a listener question about how to decrease pre-race anxiety. Continue Reading →
This podcast episode required 8,000 miles of air travel, 42 kilometers of running, and God only knows how many hours of editing!
I bring you along to the 2017 Munich Marathon in wonderful Munich, Germany (Wunderbar München Deutschland).
In the quick tip segment, Angie explains how running surfaces affect your body. Enjoy! Continue Reading →
In this episode of the MTA Podcast we bring you an in-depth and fascinating conversation with Dr. Mark Cucuzzella on the subject of nutrition for runners. And in the quick tip segment we share a mantra for your first marathon that takes the pressure off your finishing time. Continue Reading →