MEET YOUR COACHES
Nancy shura-dervin AKA "ultra Mama"
Nancy is founder and owner of Ultra Ladies. She started ultra running in 1990 and has finished more than 100 marathon to 100+ mile races where she usually placed top three in her age division. Nancy was the first person documented to qualify for and finish the two most prestigious foot races in the world, in the same year, Boston Marathon and the Badwater 135 Mile Ultra Marathon.
Nancy is a RRCA Certified Running Coach and holds an active CA nursing license where her career as a groundbreaking educator, coach and motivational speaker in the field of natural childbirth translated perfectly to helping runners combine physical, mental and emotional strategies to complete ultra marathons.
Nancy is owner/race director of Trail Run Events, LLC who with
Ultra Ladies has a stellar reputation for producing the very best
trail running experiences.