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Since December 2017, for those athletes of the TRM Team who had targeted a long distance race such as an Ultra Trail or Endurance Trail up to 330km, began the phase of intensive preparation. They started from the Gym with specific circuit training strenghtening exercises for trail runners, 2-3 times a week, depending on the Goal race: OCC, CCC, UTMB, UT4M, TOTDRET  or TOR DES GEANTSFebruary and March has been the time for the first intermediate short distances races, just to see the training effectand check performance. During April-May the TRM Ultra Athletes started to run longer distances, 60-80-100km and to plan some 2 days run out in the Mountains.

June, July and August have been tough Months, dedicated to increase Endurance and Technical skillsOn what did they focusedUphill and downhill running techniquesNight run, Long distances run, 3 Days running in the Mountains and much more. They also tested nutrition, supplementation, gear and shoes.

The final result of all these hard work that they carried on guided by the TRM Coaches is all in this TRM ULTRA TRAIL FINISHER video clip: Ultra Finisher

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Cristina Tasselli

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.