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  • Writer's pictureMichael Nielsen

Big's Backyard Ultra World Championship with Amanda Nelson (#80)

Amanda Nelson is a Canadian ultra marathon runner from Woodstock Ontario. Amanda’s 4X Canadian records speak for themselves:

12 hour: 135.072km

100 mile: 14:45:51

24hr: 248.985km

Backyard ultra: 57 loops/hours

Amanda grew up on a dairy farm in Oxford county. She currently works on a dairy farm, and is a running coach. She is married, with two kids (ages 9 and 10). With her minimal free time her trains hard and gets it done!

Episode Highlights:

  • Amanda details her experience at this years Back yard ultra national championships, and how she trains for this event

  • She gives tips for runners running their first 100 miler

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