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Helping Runners Just Like You

Age Doesn’t Have to Slow You Down

Getting older doesn’t mean you have to get slower or that you can’t accomplish your goals. By implementing an adaptive, long-term and intelligent training plan you can start running faster, stay healthy, and rewrite your personal record book.

The more miles you accumulate on your legs, the more important it is that your training plan be designed to maximize each step you take. More importantly, it must be adaptive to your recovery needs while still pushing your fitness threshold.

Through years of experience working with runners just like you, we’ve developed a unique coaching philosophy that utilizes first-hand experience, and research-driven knowledge to help you succeed.

You’ll be hard pressed to find another running coach who has our combination of first-hand experience and scientific understanding of the sport of running.

Experience

Our coaches have been running and training at some of the highest levels of the sport for nearly 17 years. When we present you with a workout to complete, not only do we understand the physiological benefits of the session, but we’ve also completed ourselves and understand just how you’ll feel. This experience allows us to appreciate what you’re feeling and tailor the training to your abilities and goals.

Knowledge

In addition to years of studying how exercise physiology applies to running in the traditional classroom setting, All of our coaches have had the opportunity to train with, and directly under, some of the best coaches and runners in the world. Instead of blindly applying a coach’s method from books and other pieces of information, we’ve learned directly from the best.

Adaptability and answers

Coaching isn’t a part-time gig or a side project. It’s our passion and it’s our job. This allows us to answer your questions immediately, often times within minutes. This means we can make adjustments to your schedule whenever you need them. Work, family, weather, and your social life – they can all be factors that cause you to have to adjust the optimal schedule. The ability to keep you on track and progressing towards your goals is a critical step for your success.

Proven Success

We’ve worked with countless runners who came to me after thinking age had finally got the best of them. Through intelligent and responsive training, we’ve helped almost all of them achieve their goals and redefine what they thought was possible.

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Make Running Fun and Simple

We take the guesswork out of training for your first race or getting started with a running plan for the first time.

You won’t have to worry about how much, how often, or what type of running workouts you should be doing. Simply follow the detailed plan, ask questions when needed, and start watching your times improve. We will guide you through any fears you may have and help keep you motivated and on the right track.

We’ve helped new runners transition from a run/walk program to their first race ever and we’ve coached beginner runners as they tackle the marathon for the first time.

Here’s how we can help you get started towards achieving your goals.

Taking the leap into running for the first time or completing your first marathon is a scary proposition.

To succeed in your new endeavor, you’ll want all the help you can find. Our coaches have years of experience working with novice runners all over the country, including being the official training program of the Susan G. Komen Maryland Marathon for the Cure.

Immediate answers

Coaching isn’t a part-time gig or a side project. It’s our passion and our my job. This allows us to answer your questions immediately, often times within minutes. You deserve unmatched support and guidance.

Adaptive training

Running doesn’t occur in a vacuum and we understand you have a busy and often hectic life. We make adjustments to your schedule whenever you need them. Work, family, weather, and your social life – they can all be factors that cause you to have to adjust the schedule. You don’t have to worry about what to do if you miss a run or workout. We give you the answers to keep running simple and fun.

Motivation and success

By developing a long-term plan that progresses your fitness only when your body is ready, you can be assured that you’ll reach your goals. More importantly, we provide motivation and support when your mind is working against you. With your RunnersConnect coach, failure is not in the vocabulary!

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Make Your Dreams of Boston Qualifying a Reality

If qualifying for the Boston Marathon is your dream, we're here to make it a reality. We’ve helped over 275 runners qualify for their first Boston Marathon in the last 3 years alone. By using a long-term approach that addresses your specific strengths and weaknesses, you will shave off those last few minutes you need to hit your goal.

Qualifying for the Boston Marathon is the pinnacle of running achievement. If it’s been your dream to make the famous trek from Hopkinton to Copley Square, then we are the coaches with the experience and the knowledge to get you there.

Based on your training and previous marathon finishes, we will analyze your specific strengths and weaknesses to develop a strategy to help you finish under the qualifying time.

The following are the skills, knowledge, and results we can bring to your training:

Unparalleled knowledge and experience

You’ll be hard pressed to find another coach who has our combination of first-hand experience and scientific understanding of the marathon distance.

Experience

Our coaches been running and training at the highest level of marathon racing for nearly 12 years. we’ve competed in some of the biggest marathons in the world, including US Championships and the Olympic Trials. More importantly, through years of coaching, we’ve learned to adapt this knowledge to runners of your ability level.

When we present you with a workout to complete, not only do we understand the physiological benefits of the session, we’ve also completed it ourselves and understand just how you’ll feel. This experience allows us to appreciate what you’re feeling and tailor the training to your abilities and your goals.

Knowledge

In addition to years of studying how exercise physiology applies to the marathon in the traditional classroom setting, Our coaches have had the opportunity to train with, and directly under, some of the best marathon coaches and runners in the United States.

We’ve trained with 2008 Olympians Brian Sell and Ryan Hall, along with 2009 NYC Marathon Champion Meb Keflezighi. More importantly, we’ve trained under and picked the brains of famous coaches such as Terrance Mahon (Coach of Deena Kastor and Ryan Hall), Jack Daniels, The Hansons, Zap Ftiness, and Scott Simmons.

Instead of blindly applying a coach’s method from books and the Internet, I’ve learned directly from the best and apply it to your training.

Expert Guidance

To qualify for the Boston Marathon, it is essential that you maximize every mile you run and each workout you complete. While each person we coach is unique, your training strategy will first identify and target your specific weaknesses. Whether it’s speed, strength, or endurance, we’ll work diligently to increase your level of fitness. When you’ve built a solid foundation, we’ll move to the marathon specific portion of training that prepares your body to succeed over the full 26-mile distance.

Adaptability

We can make adjustments to your schedule whenever you need them to ensure that you’re always on track. Despite how hard you’ll try, not every workout will go as planned. Work, family, weather, your social life – they can all be factors that force you to adjust the schedule. With a simple email, chat, phone call, or text, we help you get things back on track without missing a beat.

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A Running Coach for Your Unique Schedule

Limited time to train or a constantly changing schedule doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your goals.

Whether you’re a parent with a hectic schedule or a professional working long hours, we can create a custom training plan that will adapt to YOUR schedule and help make every mile count. Too busy to run yesterday? Work travel got you scrambling? Your coach will make the adjustment to keep you on target

With a RunnersConnect coach, you'll have a customized plan that is adapted to your unique schedule. We make running fit around your life, not the other way around. With constant feedback and timely adjustments, we take the guesswork out of your training. We specialize in designing training schedules for runners with hectic schedules or tight time constraints.

Adaptive Training

Running doesn’t occur in a vacuum and we understand you have a busy and often hectic life. We make adjustments to your schedule whenever you need them. Work, family, weather, and your social life – they can all be factors that cause you to have to adjust the schedule. You’ll never worry again about what to do if you miss a run or workout. We give you the answers to keep your running and your goals on target.

Immediate Guidance

Coaching isn’t a part-time gig or a side project. It’s our passion and it’s my job. This allows us to answer your questions immediately, often times within minutes.

Long-Term Planning

Perhaps the most difficult part of writing your own training plan is keeping your long-term goals in mind when you map out each workout. When you’ve got a tight schedule, it’s difficult to see the forest in the trees. With an unparalleled combination of scientific knowledge and personal experience, we can ensure that each run or workout is one step closer towards your goal.

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Motivation

An online running coach can help you break through plateaus and revolutionize your training. With daily feedback and encouragement from your coach, we hold you accountable and help you find the motivation needed to achieve your running dreams!

Answers

Finally, you'll have an online running coach who can answer any running and training question you've ever had. With unlimited email and chat access to your coach, along with cutting-edge training articles and simple how-to videos, you'll receive the support and answers you've always needed.

Results

We get you results, guaranteed. With a personalized, hand-crafted training schedule and the guidance from an expert coach, you'll maximize each mile you run and achieve your goals. An online running coach from RunnersConnect is the best investment you can make in your training.

Don't Take Our Word for ItSee how we've helped runners just like you achieve their goals

  • Beginner Runners

  • Joy Duling - Training To Lose Weight, Get Healthier, and Run Her First Race
  • Dean Roberts - From Often-injured Beginner to Healthy, Racing Veteran
  • Paige Poray - First Time Runner Finishes 5K in Just 2 Months
  • Kimberly Dewrell - First Time Marathon Finisher
  • Boston Qualifiers

  • Eric Nordquist - 25 minute PR to get under new Boston Qualifying standards
  • Peter Tiscione - Needed to drop 4 minutes to qualify for Boston...PR'd by 10 minutes
  • Rich Heinzeman - Personalized workouts result in a 9-minute PR
  • Richard Harris - From First Race Ever to Local Elite
  • Masters Runners

  • Mike Bosch - New-to-running Masters runner becomes one of Canada's best
  • Kara Schmidt - Experienced Masters runner rekindles her passion for training and racing
  • Tim Parker - From Often Injured Master's Runner to New Personal Bests in 6 Months
  • Jim Cherry - A 16 Minute PR at 10k
  • Runners with Hectic Schedules

  • Dan Frengel - Working Around an Unorthodox Schedule For a 10-minute HM PR
  • Hannah Jennings - Teacher Works Around Busy Schedule to Crush All of Her PRs
  • Laurette Balinsky - Busy Lawyer Adapts Training to Break 19 Minutes for 5k
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