Stu Mittleman, one of the world’s most respected and successful fitness educators and endurance athletes, brings his ultra-marathon experiences to the stage in a way that few people can. Stu’s phenomenal career of three decades has included ultra distance running, performance training for peak athletes, speaking, writing, and most notably, a 56-day run across the United States.
Stu has set records in both national and international races, including the 100-Mile Run and Six-Day Race. He is the only American to have ever won the prestigious 6-Day race in La Rochelle, France. In 2000, his Journey Across America raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for obesity awareness. Stu has also trained numerous celebrities and professional athletes at the original Equinox Gym in New York City, and his company, World Ultrafit, continues to serve as the industry leader in endurance training.
Stu’s television appearances have included ABC News’s Nightline, Good Morning America, The Today Show, CBS This Morning, CBS Sports Saturday, the CBS Evening News, Good Day New York, ESPN, and CNN. He is the author of Slow Burn, a cutting-edge resource on diet and nutrition.
What makes Stu’s speaking and training opportunities unique are his belief and certainty that EVERYONE has the possibility to be extraordinary. Whether he is speaking in a room of 1,000 people or offering a more intimate training session on the track, participants of all abilities will leave empowered with the knowledge that they, too, have the ability to be an endurance athlete.