This is Clip 5 of Socialing The Distance, featuring Mario Mendoza, one of the top U.S. trail and Ultra runners, sponsored by Brooks. Mario was the focus of our second program in the Socialing the Distance series. This Clip is about the biggest mistake that Mario Mendoza made in his early forays into ultra marathoning.
Mario Mendoza with his family, photo by runspirited.com
Mario Mendoza set a new World Treadmill 100k record of 6:39.26 on June 6, 2020. The 5x US Trail National Champion, 4x USATF Trail Runner of the Year, and former 50k Treadmill World Record Holder spent almost six hours, forty minutes on a treadmill, maintaining 6 minutes and 26 seconds a mile for 62.2 miles.
This interview was recorded by Adam Johnson-Eder and produced by Mike Deering for The Shoe Addicts. The Shoe Addicts produce content for runblogrun. Special thanks to Adam and Mike for coming up with this concept.
Special thanks to Mario Mendoza for his time.
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