While there’s no doubt that trail and ultrarunning pose a significant physical challenge, they require equal amounts of mental preparation. Runners need to be mentally strong to work through the challenges of this grueling sport. This webinar for Outside+ members and Trail Runner subscribers will give you the tools you need to succeed.
WHEN: September 9th at 5 pm MST.
Join Trail Runner Editor In Chief Zoë Rom and our Mental Training Columnist Addie Bracy in a deep dive into mental training for trail runners. This chat will take a deep dive into the sports psychology tool that you need to succeed, whether you’re looking to set smarter goals, stay engaged during tough workouts or breakthrough in your next race. In this webinar, you will learn tools and techniques to help you prepare for and overcome some of the biggest mental and emotional challenges you may encounter in trail running.
Addie Bracy is a top American ultrarunner and coach who also works as a mental performance consultant with Strive Mental Performance. She recently published her first book, Mental Training For Ultrarunning, and contributes regularly to Trail Runner. You can see her previous work here. Whether you’re training for your first ultra or looking to compete at a higher level, this talk will prepare you for the toughest situations you’ll face on the trail.
- How your brain works, and why it’s important
- Build self-awareness and ultra-specific mental skills
- How to manage distractions and stay focused
- Build your ultrarunning mental tool kit