About this episode

Taggart Van Etten is a fiance, Amazon employee, runner and endurance junkie, and a good Twitter follow!

In this episode we talk about:

  • being an endurance junkie: triathlon, ultras, and more
  • chasing an Olympic Trials Qualifying (OTQ) time in the marathon
  • relatability through running highs and lows
  • hydration and nutrition
  • running hot takes: carbon fiber shoes and pro athletes

Follow Taggart on Instagram @taggart_vanetten and For The Long Run @forthelrpod

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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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This episode of the For The Long Run Podcast is sponsored by PUMA. For 75 years, PUMA has been pushing sports and culture forward with innovative design and development. We are honored to have PUMA supporting this show, and supporting the running community at large.  I’ve been running in the Deviate Nitro First Mile and I love how it has a focus on sustainability, made from at least 20% recycled material. Check out a pair for yourself at PUMA.com and use the code FORTHELONGRUN for 20% off any PUMA run or train products.

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