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The Mikhaila Peterson Podcast

Jul 27, 2021

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In this episode, extreme long-distance runner Zach Bitter gives us the “run down” on all things distance. Zach’s extraordinary lifestyle gives way to an insightful discussion with Mikhaila on his diet, lifestyle, and habits. Having competed in several Ultra marathons, Zach’s experiences led him to curate a specific way of life that best adheres to the upkeep of his physical and mental state. Together, they get into the specific of what it takes to be a long distance runner, and just how crucial it is to push your own limits.


Zach Bitter is an American extreme long distance runner. He competes in a marathon called Ultra and holds the world record for the 100 mile track run, as well as the 12 hour track run. Zach’s different approach to nutrition in his field separates him from most as he runs on a low carb ketogenic diet.