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.
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.
Ultramarathon Coaching Program
Customized training plan for 50K to 100+ mile races
Ultra distance-specific strength training
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
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
Ultramarathon Coaching FAQs
What is an ultramarathon?
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?
Do I need to run a marathon first?
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.
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.
Working with Trail Transformation has brought me from a middle of the pack runner, to a contender in every race I enter.
What People Are Saying
Going through the MRT process with Rachel has helped me feel better every single day.
In 2018, I took 4 hours and 45 minutes off my previous 50 mile PR, all with the help of the Trail Transformation team!