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Emily Schmitz

Trail and Mountain Marathons/Ultras

USATF Certified Coach


2019 World Mountain Long Distance Championships – 10th place

2019 OCC – 5th place

2018 Pikes Peak Marathon – 4th place

2019 Team USA

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Midwestern Flatlander to Mountain Runner

Emily was born in the flatlands of Wisconsin and found a love for running in the mountains while living in Bogotá, Colombia, where she has resided for the greater part of the last 10 years. While she will always be a Midwesterner at heart, she feels most at home near the mountains. Her specialty includes anything from the marathon distance to 100k, and enjoys dabbling in “baby” ultra-trail races.


Emily began running more than 25 years ago when she joined her middle school cross country team and competed at the collegiate level. After college, she took a long break from competition until discovering trail running.

She believes it is never too late to fall in love with running.



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