Marathon Success Requires Passion - 2:47 Marathoner Meghan Roth

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Marathon Success Requires Passion - 2:47 Marathoner Meghan Roth
Meghan Roth is a 2:47 marathoner with hopes of qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Trials. She shares her lessons learned over the years of marathoning. Her philosophy is passion and hard work can always beat talent! Her positive attitude helped her over overcome a debilitating car accident and injury to comeback stronger. Meghan also shares nutrition tips and her race day fueling strategy. If you want to get in touch with Meghan you can email her directly at if you are interested in learning more about coaching, you can fill out the form here
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Trusting the Process - 2:40 Marathoner Coach Ben Jacobs
Coach Ben Jacobs took second place at The Bismarck Marathon with a 2:41 marathon in September 2018. He shares his personal experiences as an athlete and his expertise in coaching covering the topics: overcoming injuries, racing for run vs racing for a PR, advice for people who want to get faster, bouncing back after a DNF marathon, tips for staying mentally tough & many more! You can contact Ben Jacobs directly at . If you have feedback, suggestions, or want to work with a coach, you can email or fill out the form at our website
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