Run Wild Missoula

Runner Education Series

Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30 PM

Runner Education Series

Join us Wednesday evenings 6:00pm-7:30pm to explore a variety of topics with local experts. Free for all RWM members and specifically those training for the Missoula Marathon or Half Marathon in our RWM Training Class. Registration is not required. 


All presentations will be held at the Confluence Center at the Headwaters Foundation – 119 W Main St in Downtown Missoula.

→ We’ll do our best to live stream and save the videos on our FACEBOOK PAGE


**Please note, there are no presentation the last Wednesday of the month as we encourage club members to attend the Last Wednesday Beer Run



Wednesdays in March, April & May

Start Time:

6:00-7:30 PM

Start Location:

Confluence Center - Headwaters Foundation

So You Want to Finish a Marathon (or Half!)



RWM Training Class Coaches Abby Margolis, Tim Mosbacher, Braelynn Shell & Julia Crocker


Come enjoy an overview of what to expect during your training cycle, things to consider while training, how to pick the plan that’s right for you. Most importantly, getting the pieces of the race day puzzle to fit together. *PLUS Run Jargon!

Shoes, Footwear + Equipment. PLUS Best Running & Walking Form



Meg Brooker from the Runner’s Edge

Courney Babcock of Key Running


What you can expect to buy throughout the training cycle, RWM member discounts and the 3 Ss (shoes, socks, sports bra).  PLUS – Best practices for walking and running form Olympian and professional coach Courtney Babcock.




Exercises for Performance & Injury Prevention for Runners + walkers: Part I


Alpine Physical Therapy


Women’s Night



Morgan Beavers, MA, On the Trail

Courney Babcock, Key Running

Carter Daume, Simple Cycles Education

Angela Bridegam, Go Run Missoula


Some of the many topics to be explored:

  • Running with Love: How to Befriend Our Inner Critic and Practice Self-Compassion!
  • Our bodies. Our hormones. Feeling empowered instead of stuck;
  • When women share their stories, we are all better for it;
  • How to train through hormonal changes to help you feel your best; 
  • How menstrual cycles affect our training; 
  • Why it’s important for women to have their own space;
  • GRM Femtors;

Fuel, Nutrition & Taste Night! 



Julie McCloskey, Certified Holistic Nutrition Coach, Wild & Well

Erin Forde, Runners Edge


Julie will go through the basics of fueling during the run and detail the best way practices for pre and post run nutrition. 

Erin from RE will have samples of different trypes of fuel so you can discover which ones you like best! 

Burning Questions! 



Tim Mosbacher – 50 Stater, Missoula Marathon AG Record Record Holder

Trisha Drobeck – Missoula Marathon Race Director, 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials Finisher


Our Missoula Marathon and Half Marathon raining Classes are almost seven weeks in! Tim & Trisha will answer all your running and walking questions! 

Exercises for Performance & Injury Prevention for Runners + walkers: Part II


Alpine Physical Therapy



Mental Strategies of Training & Racing



Adam Peterman – Professional Runner for Hoka, 2022 World Champion 80K, Western States 100 Champ, Univ CO Buffalo Alum, Pengelly Double Dip Course Record

Erin Clark – Professional Runner for Nike, 2nd 2021 Bandera 100k, Asst XC & track coach at the Univ of MT, 11 Time NCAA DI All-American (Univ CO Buffalo)


What’s Next? Best Post Race Practices & Expectations


Tim Mosbacher


Post marathon let down is real. How to stay motivated and what your expectations should be after the big day.

If you have any quesitons, please email Program Coordinator Sidney.


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