50 episodes

The Marathon Training Academy Podcast will help you unlock your potential to conquer the marathon and change your life.  Since 2010 Angie and Trevor have shared tips, inspiration, and interesting guests interviews to help listeners run smarter, avoid injury, and go the distance!  

What RUNNER’S WORLD says about the MTA Podcast: 

“If you’re training for 26.2, running coach Angie Spencer and her husband, Trevor, have everything you need to reach the finish line. The duo provides plenty of training tips, interviews, and reviews of marathons from around the world. (Angie has run one in every state!) While they don’t always bring on guests, runners like Sara Hall, Dathan Ritzenhein, and even actor Sean Astin have all stopped by.”

Marathon Training Academy Angie and Trevor

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 1.4K Ratings

The Marathon Training Academy Podcast will help you unlock your potential to conquer the marathon and change your life.  Since 2010 Angie and Trevor have shared tips, inspiration, and interesting guests interviews to help listeners run smarter, avoid injury, and go the distance!  

What RUNNER’S WORLD says about the MTA Podcast: 

“If you’re training for 26.2, running coach Angie Spencer and her husband, Trevor, have everything you need to reach the finish line. The duo provides plenty of training tips, interviews, and reviews of marathons from around the world. (Angie has run one in every state!) While they don’t always bring on guests, runners like Sara Hall, Dathan Ritzenhein, and even actor Sean Astin have all stopped by.”

    Listener Q&A (feat. Running Rogue)

    Listener Q&A (feat. Running Rogue)

    In this episode we are joined by fellow podcaster Chris McClung from Running Rogue to answer questions sent in from audience members.  Questions include: how late in life can you PR?; VO2 Max; how maintenance plans work; training for back to back marathons; when to do Yasso 800s; thoughts on processed fuels; and how much strength-training to do during the taper.  Enjoy! 

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    Running Rogue Podcast with Chris McClung

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Interview with Dr. Tamanna Singh, Sports Cardiologist

    Interview with Dr. Tamanna Singh, Sports Cardiologist

    In this episode we speak with Dr. Tamanna Singh -a sports cardiologist at the Cleveland Clinic and active marathoner.  Learn how heart rate variability works; how to safely return to marathon training post-covid; and the impact of alcohol on performance. 

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    • 57 min
    Marathon Success Story with Bill Drinkward

    Marathon Success Story with Bill Drinkward

    In this episode we bring you a marathon success story with Bill Drinkward -an Academy member from Oregon.  Bill shares how he went from a disastrous DNF at the Honolulu Marathon to getting smarter in his training and earning a BQ.  He recently completed his first 50 mile trail ultra!

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    • 1 hr
    Interview with Dave Proctor -Record Setting Run Across Canada

    Interview with Dave Proctor -Record Setting Run Across Canada

    In this episode we speak with ultra runner Dave Proctor who ran across Canada in 67 days (4,448 miles) and broke the Trans-Canada record.  Dave provides a unique look at the endurance mindset -that will help you get through challenges of your own!

    Links:

    Dave Proctor Instagram: @runproctor

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    • 58 min
    Interview with Tommie Runz

    Interview with Tommie Runz

    In this episode we speak with fellow podcaster Thomas Bailey who in 2017 decided to get sober and change his life. He found a love for long distance running and ran his second marathon in 2:48:43. Plus we will give you a final recap of our 39 day road trip across Europe!

    Links:

    Tommie Runz @tommie_runz

    Joint Health PLUS -Save 15% with the code MTA

    MetPro Metabolic Coaching -Speak with a Metabolic Expert

    The Greenbrier River Trail Marathon in West Virginia.  Get 20% off with code MTA2022

    Consultation Call with MTA Running Coach -let's talk about your goals!

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Interview with Molly Huddle and Sara Slattery

    Interview with Molly Huddle and Sara Slattery

    In this episode we speak with Molly Huddle and Sara Slattery about what they learned from interviewing 50 top female distance runners.  Learn the 4 keys to longevity in running; plus thoughts on marathon training during and after pregnancy.  Plus, we’ll give you a mini-recap of our travels in Europe and a hot relay race in Hungary! 🇭🇺

    Molly Huddle- is a two-time U.S. Olympian (London 2012 and Rio 2016), two-time winner of the New York City Half, and finished 3rd at the 2016 NYC Marathon in her debut marathon.  She set a PR of 2:26:33 at the London Marathon in 2019.  She and her husband recently had their first child.

    Sara Slattery is a two-time NCAA champion in the 5,000m and 10,000m. In 2007 she won the 10,000m at the Pan American Games, setting a Games record time. She is the head cross country coach at Grand Canyon University in Arizona and the mother of two children.

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    How She Did It - Book by Molly Huddle and Sara Slattery

    MetPro.co -Speak to a metabolic expert today!

    InsideTracker -Get 20% off with the code MTA

    AG1 by Athletic Greens -Get 5 travel packs and a 1 year supply of vitamin D with your first purchase

    The Boulderthon in Boulder, Colorado -use code MTA20 for $20 off!

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.4K Ratings

1.4K Ratings

charlizzzz ,

Running Podcast

I’ve listened to lots of running podcasts. This is hands down my favorite. Lots of great information, great race recaps (my fav), and the interaction between Trevor an Angie is great.

Sephorafan ,

💗Love💗Love💗Love Mrs.Space Cadet

Love the episode with Erin Azar!! She’s so funny 😂 and refreshing!!? What a breath of fresh air!!! Thank you!!!

pulm/cc fellow ,

Best of the running podcast world!

Thank you Angie and Trevor for your fresh and honest take on the sport. Your experiences and tips are relatable and entertaining. Love listening while on the run.

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