Today we’re talking to Holly Zimmerman the author of Ultra Marathon Mom. She ran 160 miles across the Sahara Desert!! And she’s running the Mount Everest Marathon this week!!

Warm Up:

Half Marathon Survey 2018

The first Half Marathon training group is doing amazing! I’m super proud of them!!

And a lot of you have been asking when the next group is starting and for a training plan that will help you lose weight, PR, run a sub-2 hour half marathon and more. So I’ve been working on a half marathon guide that covers all the bases! But it’s A LOT of information!

So I put together this Half Marathon Survey to see what you need to run your best half. Full disclosure – I don’t know how I’m going to launch this Half Marathon Training Plan but I’m hoping it will be available in June.

* Take the Half Marathon Survey 2018 here *

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Ultra Marathon Mom by Holly Zimmermann

Holly Zimmermann is an athlete in the world of extreme sports, taking part in events ranging from mountain and desert ultras, mud runs, vertical ski touring and endurance bike races to running a marathon on the Arctic ice sheet. She holds a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering as well as an MBA and worked for many years in research & development for military applications before moving to Germany where she now lives with her husband and four children. Holly is an enthusiastic vegan and encourages a healthy lifestyle not only within her family but also through motivational speaking in companies, schools, at sporting events, and for local charities. Her recently released book ‘Ultramarathon Mom’ recalls some of her most amazing adventures and can motivate even the most stubborn couch potato to get up and get moving!

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How did you get started running?

How do you train for the mental part of running an ultra marathon?

Do you listen to podcasts or music while training for an ultra marathon?

What’s your favorite race?

You ran the Boston Marathon in 2013 and had just finished when the bombs went off… How has that impacted you and your running?

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Thank you Holly!! Good luck on Everest!!

Follow Holly Zimmermann …

Upcoming races:  Mount Everest Marathon and Marathon du Mont Blanc (tallest mountain in Europe)

Instagram: @the_ultramarathon_mom


Twitter: UltramarathonMom@gehmalaufen

Ultra Marathon Mom is available on Amazon and Barnes&Noble

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Get Holly Zimmermann’s book – Ultra Marathon Mom on Amazon here

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