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TRAIL TRANSFORMATION

ULTRAMARATHON COACHING

Trail Transformation
Ultramarathon Coaching

Ultrarunning is a lifestyle. If you live it, you’re constantly thinking about training, fueling, sleeping, and recovering—on top of your work and other commitments. This is where Trail Transformation can help. Whether you’re a first-time or seasoned ultramarathoner, training for a 50K or 100-mile race, we develop a coaching program that fits your day-to-day needs. Our ultimate goal is to keep you injury-free, so you can continue pushing your limits for years to come.

With training plans that include regular speed workouts, tempo runs, easy days, and even rest days, the Trail Transformation coaches make training sustainable, fun, and smart.

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Benefits of Working with a Coach 

  • Structure and strategy in the training program

  • Accountability and feedback

  • Guidance on nutrition

  • Feedback loop, insight and input on training

  • Access to a coach for questions, concerns and celebrations for success.

An ultramarathon is a great adventure. Yet one of the most difficult aspects of the ultra race distance is knowing how and when to begin training. Once you do start, following through with a training plan can be difficult, especially when life gets busy or if you’re not seeing results you expected. 

 

Having an ultramarathon coach by your side gives you a guide for the journey. From advising you on the right gear to helping you break through training plateaus, our coaches are with you at every stride. 

If you’re ready for the adventure of a lifetime, let’s get to work.

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Ultramarathon Coaching Program

  • Customized training plan for 50K to 100+ mile races

  • Ultra distance-specific strength training

  • Nutrition support

  • Race-focused programs from 6 weeks
    to 6 months in duration

  • Suggestions and guidance on finding trails 

  • Guidance on ultra-specific gear for training and racing

Trail Transformations Athletes 

  • First-time ultramarathoners

  • Beginner trail runners who want to dip their shoe to into longer distances

  • Seasoned runners who want to prevent injury and sustain their ability to run long distances 

  • Competitive front runners who are chasing podiums

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Ultramarathon Coaching FAQs

What is an ultramarathon?


An ultramarathon is any race longer than the standard 26.2 mile marathon. This encapsulates 50K, 50-mile, 100K, 100-mile, and 200-mile races. Additionally, an ultramarathon can also include timed 24-hour races or stage races that take place over several days.




Do ultramarathons take place on trails or roads?


Ultramarathons usually take place on trails, in the mountains, or on packed gravel surfaces. However, several ultra races are held on tracks or roads.




Is running an ultramarathon good for me?


We think so! A better question to ask could be: Why do I want to run an ultramarathon? If you know your why, running an ultra distance can be very good for you. Of course, we address the health of every athlete, and we do our best to prevent injuries before they happen. Our goal is to set you up for success—however you define it. as an ongoing thing, not just a one time event.




Do I need to run a marathon first?


Not necessarily, but it depends on your running experience, fitness level, and additional health factors. When you work with a Trail Transformation coach, we customize a training plan for you, which might involve running a marathon distance.




Where do I find an ultramarathon?


Ultramarathons have grown in popularity in the last few years. There are hundreds of ultramarathon events held around the country; chances are there is one near your hometown. If you have questions about a particular race, ask your Trail Transformation coach. We’ve run many of the current races and have coached athletes through just about every distance.





The Trail Transformation Difference

Running an ultramarathon can be an exhilarating experience. But it can also be intimidating to begin training for one or even to attempt the distance. Our coaching is designed to make running an ultramarathon accessible to anyone who commits to the process. We approach our coaching holistically to make sure our athletes get strong, stay healthy, and have fun.This is why we emphasize nutrition and strength in all elements of our coaching. 

Coaching Philosophy 

Higher mileage and intensity levels are not always better, especially for the longevity of a running career. 

 

At Trail Transformation, we focus on developing a lifelong runner. It is our responsibility to forgo short-term success to protect the long-term health and development of the runner. We help all runners stay injury-free and train to their maximum potential, so they can reach their running goals.

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TRAINING PACKAGES

BASIC PACKAGE

Bi-weekly Training Plan

Basic Strength & Mobility Program 

Unlimited Communication

Race/competition strategy

10% Discount with 6 month purchase 

$100/mo
HYBRID PACKAGE

Bi-weekly Training Plan

Unlimited Communication

Custom Strength & Mobility Program OR Nutrition Services

Race/competition strategy

10% Discount with 6 month purchase 

$150/mo
ADVANCED PACKAGE

Bi-weekly Training Plan

Unlimited Communication

Custom Strength & Mobility Program

Nutrition Services

Race/competition strategy

10% Discount with 6 month purchase

$225/mo
GENERAL COACHING CONSULTATION

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Working with Trail Transformation has brought me from a middle of the pack runner, to a contender in every race I enter.

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Going through the MRT process with Rachel has helped me feel better every single day.

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In 2018, I took 4 hours and 45 minutes off my previous 50 mile PR, all with the help of the Trail Transformation team!