2021 Women Run NH event | Saturday, August 28th | 12-4pm | Bedford, NH
A Mind for the Miles: Mental Skills for High Performance in Distance Running.
Dr Stephen P. Gonzalez PHD, CMPC
Dr. Gonzalez is the Assistant Athletics Director for Leadership and Mental Performance at Dartmouth College.
Running Safety & Self-Defense
A Renewed Perspective on Perseverance
Meagan is a 2020 Olympic Trials qualifier, and the first to qualify at the Baystate Marathon. She competed at the University of New Hampshire and Manchester Central High School. She is now coaching at Bedford High School. Meagan is the co-owner of Renewal Garden & Compost.
Running, Burnout, and Mental Health
Alyssa Hamel, LICSW
Alyssa Hamel, LICSW is a Behavioral Health Clinician through Core Physicians in Exeter, NH. Alyssa comes to us with a strong history and background in women’s distance running. She will discuss the positive impact of running on mental health. She will also address burn out and the other “not talked about” issues in the sport of women’s running/competition.
Elite Panel Interviewer / Opening Speaker
Ali Feller is the creator of the Ali on the Run blog and the host of the Ali on the Run podcast. She has recorded more than 400 episodes of her podcast, and has interviewed some of the most interesting, influential, and inspiring athletes for her show. She is also a freelance writer, editor, race announcer, runner, and a mom. She will offer some opening remarks to help kick off our event, and she will be interviewing our elite panel.