About this episode

Jad lives his life fuelled by passion and ADHD, working in the climate change and conservation space. He is a competitive endurance athlete of 30+ years committed to mastering his mind and body through running.

In this episode we talk about:

  • disappointing races after great preparation
  • the marathon owes you nothing
  • self sabotage and ignoring warning signs
  • it’s okay to care, but running isn’t everything
  • the mental side of bad races, suffering, and doing hard things
  • post race evaluations and recovery

Follow Jad on Instagram @jaddaley3 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.

Jumpstart your running goals in 2023 with Microcosm Coaching. Microcosm coaching offers individualized training plans and accountability through daily feedback. Your Microcosm coach will hold you accountable to your running potential. They support and empower athletes of all abilities and backgrounds.

Find out more at https://www.microcosm-coaching.com/

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


This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp.

Here at the For The Long Run Podcast, you know we love to talk about the BIGGER stuff, the DEEPER stuff, and get down to the nitty-gritty of what makes life interesting and beautiful. And while a lot of what we talk about on this show is about our physical capabilities, a big part of what we believe in here at the podcast is doing the internal work. And that’s why we’re proudly sponsored by BetterHelp, because, like them, we believe therapy is for everyone. With BetterHelp, you can tap into a network of over 25,000 licensed and experienced therapists who can help you with a wide range of issues.

If you’re ready to do the internal work, go to betterhelp.com/FTLR.

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