Dean is an Athlete and a legend in the sport of ultrarunning.
He is also a two-time New York Times bestselling author and the author or the great new book A Runner’s High.
Dean was named by TIME magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world for pushing his body and mind to inconceivable limits. Among his many accomplishments, he has run 50 marathons, in all 50 US states, in 50 consecutive days. He’s run across Death Valley in the middle of summer, and he’s run a marathon to the South Pole.
His list of competitive achievements includes winning the World’s Toughest Footrace, the Badwater Ultramarathon, and winning the 4 Deserts Challenge, racing in the hottest, driest, windiest and coldest places on earth.
This is our round 2 of the podcast, Dean also appeared on episode 182: Getting Comfortable Being Unconformable in 2018. In today’s show we talk all things ultra-running and mindset for this long overdue episode.
Here are some of the things we talked about:
The importance of mindset growing pains – until you go over the edge, you don’t know how far the edge is
A RUNNERS HIGH
THE ROAD TO SPARTA