The Race That Changed Running

In this episode we speak with Doug Mayer -journalist and author of the book “The Race That Changed Running, The Inside Story of UTMB”. Plus we’ll tell you about a running retreat in the Alps we are hosting next year and how you can be a part!

The Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) in Chamonix, France, is the most competitive trail ultramarathon in the world attracting the top professional trail runners. The 171 kilometer course circles Mont Blanc and winds through France, Italy, and Switzerland.

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The Richmond Marathon in Richmond, Virginia. Come meet us on November 10-11th!

The Race That Changed Running Doug Mayer’s new book

Send us a message if you’re interested in our Trail du Mont Blanc running retreat next year.

Doug Mayer grew up in the US, cross country skiing in New Hampshire’s White Mountains with his older brothers. In a past life he worked as a Producer for the NPR show Car Talk. Today he runs his business Run the Alps and writes for a number of trail running media outlets, including Outside, Trail Runner, and Ultrasignup. His latest book is The Race that Changed Running: The Inside Story of UTMB. He lives in Chamonix, France with his partner and dog Izzy.

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