Special Event with Dr. Mitchell Greene
Date: Monday, September 11th
Time: Immediately following the Run/Walk Group
@7:15 p.m. (Join us for the run/walk!)
MIND OVER DISTANCE: Winning the Inner Game of Running and Racing
Sport psychologist to The Philadelphia Marathon, Dr. Mitchell Greene, will be presenting on top mental tips for race day success. Dr. Greene will be discussing the key steps to managing negative thinking and self-doubt that can plague aspiring runners, as well as how to set effective race-day goals. He will review strategies covered in his newly released book, Courage over Confidence: Managing Mind Chatter and Winning the Mental Game. Dr. Greene has run 10 marathons and completed triathlons and Ironman. For more information on Dr. Greene and his practice, go to www.greenepsych.com and to purchase his book in advance of the presentation, go to https://www.amazon.com/author/courageoverconfidence. Books will also be on sale at the event. Kate Taylor, a friend of The Running Place and 1996 Olympian, will also be in attendance. Kate will share her personal experiences and anecdotes as a professional athlete, coach, and Sport Psychology Consultant. After retiring from a competitive running career that spanned 20 years; Kate shifted her focus to helping runners of all ages and abilities reach their own goals which range from completing their first 5K to qualifying for the Boston Marathon. Time will be made available for question and answer in this fun fast-paced conversation on finding the joy in running and the inner game of racing.••
Bonus: Post-run pizza & beverages are on us for the talk...