Running the Marathon Des Sables, the tough desert race of 250 km, is a dream for many trail runners. But often people think, erroneously, that it is an experience for super men, for athletes. Mattea Geraci has succeeded and she is Finisher at her first Marathon Des Sables. She ranked 2nd V3 arriving just after a French veteran lady.
Tea, TRM Athletes Coordinator & Event Manager, trained hard following the TRM Endurance program, already adopted for the Tor des Geants, a 330 km mountain race.
* How?* With the TRM Desert Program:
➡ Simulating race and terrain conditions
➡ Running on snow and on the beach, with a backpack weighing between 2 and 5 kg
➡ Taking care of the general athletic preparation
➡ Experiencing nutrition and integration
Tea is back home with a new precious medal of the MDS 34th Edition‼
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Watch the video of the Tea’s MDS: Marathon Des Sables 2019
Digital Strategic Marketing Director – certified Innovation Manager – in multinational companies, she is still today the only Italian female athlete to have ran 900 km and 55,000m D+ in the mountains in a single stage race (Transpyrenea 2016, 3rd women overall). She counts numerous Podiums and international Victories on races over 100k. She holds a SNaQ CONI certification as a Trail Running Coach, Athletic Trainer and in Nutrition and Sports Supplementation. Since 2014 she is President and sports executive of innovative technology startups and companies, including Trail Running Movement and Digital Sport 360. She trains elite trail running athletes and she teaches in trail running coach certification courses. She is an author of sports articles on training, nutrition and supplementation in trail running and running, both in Italian and in English and Spanish. She manages relationships and collaborations with Federations and Race Organizers.