# 22 –“Female Ultramarathon Runner of India”, Anjali Saraogi, takes us on her inspiring journey from her early races to representing India and her training, mental approach and future goals


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Episode Summary
Anjali has been named ‘Female Ultramarathon Runner of India’ multiple times and she talks about her inspiring journey from her early races to representing India and her training, mental approach and future goals

Show Notes
01:45 – Introduction to Anjali
03:25 – Exercise and activities prior to starting running
04:10 – Anjali’s first few races
06:20 – Influence of Amit Sheth and his inputs for first full marathon
08:40 -  Changes made to training for full marathon
10:50 –  Favorite workout
11:45 – Moving to ultramarathons and Comrades race
14:00 – Comrades specific training like hill runs in different places
16:35 – Why Anjali believes full marathon is the foundation of other distances like ultramarathon
21:10 – Dealing with health setbacks
24:35 – Challenges as a working mother and woman
26:25 – Recovery methods27:40 – Anjali’s favorite and most satisfying race
33:30 – Running changes in 2020
36:45 – Next goals
37:35 – Quiz Time!
40:10 – Recommendations on books, websites and other resources

Contact Anjali
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/anjali.g.saraogi

Recommendations by Anjali
Lore of Running by Timothy Noakes (Amazon Link)
Let your Mind Run by Deena Kastor (Amazon Link)
Joe Rogan Podcast (http://podcasts.joerogan.net/)
Rich Roll Podcast (https://www.richroll.com/)
Matt Fitzgerald (https://www.8020endurance.com/)
Podium Runner (https://www.podiumrunner.com/)
Runner’s World (https://www.runnersworld.com/)

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