Episode 76 with Ultra Runner Katie Asmuth: Race Day & Training Nutrition with a Pro Runner

In this week’s episode, we talk to ultra marathon trail runner, nurse practitioner and mom, Katie Asmuth about …

  • Getting into ultra running & going pro
  • Her experience coming in 4th at Western States Endurance Run 2023
  • Fueling & Cooling – how she pushes hard for long runs in the mountains

Katie Asmuth is a lover of running far for epic views. Born and raised in Ojai, California, Katie grew up exploring the beautiful Los Padres National Forest, where her passion for the outdoors was ignited. Now a competitive ultra marathon trail runner and nurse practitioner, Katie lives among the world class trails of the Eastern Sierra Mountains in Mammoth Lakes, California, with her husband – also an athlete as a 4 time Ironman finisher and Katie’s number 1 cheerleader – and two boys, Noa, 8, and Liam, 6. As a family nurse practitioner, she specializes in primary care and women’s health. She received her Master’s of Science in Nursing from UCLA and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Loyola University Chicago. She’s been running ultra marathons since 2015, and has been working with coach David Roche of the Some Work All Place team for the last five years. Most recently, Katie came in an impressive 4th place at the 2023 Western States Endurance Race. Katie says that competing brings out the best in her, and she comes to life experiencing the energy and passion of her competitors. She is very connected to the community spirit of trail running, and hopes to inspire other women and mothers to discover the magic of trail running and ultra running.

Please note that this podcast is created strictly for educational purposes and should never be used for medical diagnosis and treatment.

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