About this episode

Katherine is a Canadian trail runner living in Maui, Hawaii. She is a lifelong endurance athlete and former sports massage therapist passionate about tuning into the human body.

In this episode we talk about:

  • trail running in Hawaii: different climates, terrains, volcanoes and more
  • the benefits of training solo
  • Katherine’s relationship with competition and training
  • race selection
  • balancing work and life demands with training
  • saunas and heat training

Follow Katherine on Instagram @katherineshorttttt and For The Long Run @forthelrpod

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Microcosm Coaching

This show is proudly sponsored by Microcosm Coaching. What I love about their style is that it’s coaching the human who runs, not the runner who “humans.” I’ve done a handful of group runs with their crew, and am good friends with several of their coaches and dietitians.

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This episode is brought to you by the REVEL Race Series. REVEL is an incredibly fast and remarkably beautiful series of full and half marathons that take place in the most scenic U.S. locations. All the races feature a fast downhill slope and spectacular scenery. Learn more and sign up for your next race at RunRevel

Lauren Daniels

Thank you to Lauren Daniels for supporting the podcast. Lauren is a realtor helping buyers and sellers in the Greater Denver-Boulder area. With incredible attention to detail, Lauren helped me find the perfect home right near the trails, and made the whole home buying process as smooth and stress-free as possible. So, if you’re even considering buying a home in this area, I highly recommend working with Lauren. You can reach her at ldaniels@milehimodern.com, and let her know we sent you. Follow Lauren on Instagram @lauren.in.colorado

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