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Running Retreat in the Alps with Trevor and Angie

photo credit: @runthealps, @kimberly.strom

Trevor and Angie will be hosting a nine day run/hike on the famous Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB).

The Tour du Mont-Blanc is the most famous trail running route in the world, and for good reason. Wandering over mountain trails from France, to Italy, to Switzerland and back into France, the “TMB” footpath includes some of the most iconic mountain terrain anywhere.

We believe this trip will be a transformational experience on many levels. You will be inspired by the natural beauty of the Alps, challenged by the distance around Mont Blanc (roughly 165k), and get to hang out with Trevor, Angie, and fellow MTA podcast fans!

The tour starts on July 11th 2024. Please email us if you want to be added to the waiting list! There is currently 0 spots available. Continue Reading →


MTA Podcast Featured by The Telegraph

Somehow I just found out that the The Telegraph listed our podcast among the “top 40 uplifting podcasts for mood, mind and body.”

The article is from 2019 and behind a paywall but here’s the blurb about us,

At first glance, the world of fitness podcasts is dominated by Wolf of Wall Street-esque motivational speakers, bodybuilders and bikini models promoting their “brands” while gnawing your ear off. But there are gems: the Marathon Training Academy offers tips to ultra-runners. An episode recapping the scenic Loch Ness Marathon in Scotland transported me to the Highlands, convincing me that a marathon might be a goal worth setting, if only to visit the Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye.

The writer, Madeleine Howell, is referring to Angie’s recap of the Loch Ness Marathon.

Also, she probably uses “ultra-runners” to mean those who run a long ways, not ultramarathoners. Thanks Telegraph for the kind mention!


MTA Holiday Letter

Here’s the official holiday letter (the first of its kind) that gives a snapshot of what went on here at Marathon Training Academy in 2023.

We had the chance to visit some beautiful places and meet with many clients, customers, and fans of the MTA Podcast.

It was a fun year, take a look.

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Come to Our Live Event in Boulder!

Trevor will be recording a live podcast interview and Q&A with Ultrarunner Scott Jurek at the Boulderthon in Boulder, Colorado, at 2:00 pm on October 7th 2023. Location = Expo Stage at Pearl and 14th St. Come to Boulder’s signature event with a downtown finish! Use the code MTA20 for 20% off your registration.

Scott Jurek won the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run a record seven straight times. He has also finished first at the 153-mile Spartathlon, the Hardrock 100, and the Badwater 135. In 2015 he set the Appalachian Trail speed record, averaging nearly 50 miles a day over 46 days. He also set the United States all-surface record in the 24-Hour Run with 165.7 miles: 6.5 marathons in one day. Scott is a New York Times-bestselling author of Eat & Run and North.


We are Running the Tokyo Marathon for Charity!

Trevor and Angie are excited to finally run the Tokyo Marathon, which has been a long-time goal! They are running to support a worthy charity called Room to Read.

About Room to Read

Founded in 2000 on the belief that World Change Starts with Educated Children®, Room to Read is creating a world free from illiteracy and gender inequality.

They are achieving this goal by helping children in communities facing deep education inequalities develop literacy skills and a habit of reading, and by supporting girls as they build skills to succeed in school and negotiate key life decisions.

Room to Read has benefited more than 39 million children and has worked in 23 countries and in more than 49,000 communities, providing additional support through remote solutions that facilitate learning beyond the classroom. Room to Read aims to benefit 40 million children by 2025.


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MTA Coach wins the Revel Mt. Charleston Half Marathon

Huge congratulations to MTA Coach Kristyn Smith who WON the Revel Mt. Charleston Half Marathon last weekend in a blazing fast time of 1:16:55!! 🤩

Kristyn joined our team in January and is currently taking clients who want to take their marathon training, speed, and race day execution to the next level. In addition to being an accomplished runner she is a RRCA Certified Running coach and ACE Certified Personal Trainer.

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Boston & Beyond: Reaching Your Personal Best

Join some of the biggest names in running for a motivating discussion on how to reach your goals, presented by UCAN.

Get tips to run your best Boston Marathon from the top distance runners in the U.S. Register here:

When: Saturday, April 16 @12:30 PM EST

Where: Sheraton Boston, Republic Room (2nd Floor). 39 Dalton St, Boston, MA

Featured Guests:
Meb Keflezighi, Emily Sisson, Emma Bates,Tommie Runz, Carrie Tollefson, and Angie Spencer
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