About this episode

This episode is with Adam Merry, an elite trail runner from Monterey, California.

In this episode, we talked about:

  • Adam’s entry into running which included his first half marathon and first 50k in rapid succession
  • getting further into trail running
  • the trail community
  • diversity, or lack thereof in the trail world
  • how to address this lack of diversity
  • what it’s like to be a mixed race man growing up in a mostly white community
  • addressing difficult conversations head on
  • use of social media for activism and engagement
  • his professional background related to ocean conservation
  • coaching by David Roche and what David has taught us
  • love for the process and day to day

and much more!

Follow along with Adam’s journey at www.instagram.com/amerryrunner

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