About this episode

Dakotah is a born and raised Minnesotan with a multi sport background. She graduated from a small Division II school with an Olympic dream that she’s now pursuing as a Puma-sponsored professional runner, alongside working as a paralegal.

In this episode we talk about:

  • professional running pressure
  • keeping running fun
  • goal setting: process vs outcome
  • The Boston Marathon
  • behind the scenes on race day as a pro 

Follow Dakota on Instagram @dakotahlindwurm and For The Long Run @forthelrpod 

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Past guests on For The Long Run include: 177. Molly Seidel; 226. Mike “Kofuzi”; 228. Kara Goucher; 59. Shalane Flanagan; 234. Camille Herron; 198. Courtney Frerichs; 229. Jes Woods; 207. Tyler Andrews; 197. Dean Karnazes; 206. Katie Arnold; 220. CJ Albertson; 153. Joe Holder; 199. Kelly Roberts; 188. Gwen Jorgensen; 205. Emily Abbate; 209. Sara Vaughn; 174. Nick Bare; 97 Amelia Boone; 101. Courtney Dauwalter, 219. Dylan Bowman; 191. Matt Chittim; 200. David Roche; and more!


Held in Boulder every Memorial Day, the BolderBoulder 10K is one of the most fun races out there. In order to get even more psyched for this upcoming race, we are hosting some 5Ks here in Boulder, for folks to grab a time to get into a preferred wave. Come out and join us in Boulder for a fun community 5K to come together and get pumped for the BolderBoulder extravaganza. Everyone is welcome!

Join us on Saturday, April 8th at the Left Hand Trailhead at 9 am to get your time trial in. We’ll be giving away some gear from brand partners as well, so you’re not going to want to miss it. Sign up here!


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.

Celebrate the 2023 Boston Marathon Week with us! Check out this link to see all the For The Long Run events we’re putting on, including meet ups and shakeout runs with Puma-sponsored athletes, and our 24.2 mile cheer stations. Hope to see you there!

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

Darn Tough

Thank you to Darn Tough for sponsoring this episode. I’ve been a fan of, and running in Darn Tough socks for years now, so we’re excited to welcome them to the For The Long Run family. Get a pair of your own here!

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