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Our Certified, Experienced Run Coaches offer coaching for runners & events ranging from 5k's all the way up to Ultra Marathons. Meet our team of coaches and find the best coach for your running goals.
Rebekah’s background is in biology, personal training and coaching. With nearly 25 years of running experience, 6 NCAA-II All-American honors at Adams State College, and a 2:59 marathon PR, Rebekah combines real-world running experience with her education in the sport. Rebekah has two young boys, and knows first-hand the joys and challenges of balancing family, career and training. She treats her own training as an “experiment of one” and enjoys testing out new gear, supplements, training and nutrition methods as the science behind the sport continues to evolve.
|Jodee has completed 30 marathons, including 4 Boston, 2 Ironman Triathlons, an Ironman (and counting). With her RRCA Coaching Certification as well as being a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, she has a well-rounded approach to training, which includes knowing the importance of nutrition, cross-training and recovery. Jodee has assisted others in achieving their goals whether it was finishing their first 5k, improving their marathon time or completing their first Ultra distance race. Jodee has been with Life Time since 1996, inspiring both groups and individuals.
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Jennifer fell in love with the sport of running at an early age, and has a passion for long distance running. However, her biggest passion is fitness and sharing it with others. Jennifer currently works with runners of all levels, and trains groups of runners ranging from 5k's up to Marathons at Life Time Fitness - Cary. Jennifer is a certified LTR Coach, as well as an AFAA Certified Instructor. Jennifer has completed 7 marathons, including Boston & New York.
|Kathy has been running competitively for over 34 years in distances from 5K to 100 miles to several 24 Hour Races. She owns a past title of USATF Master's Women's Ultra Marathon Trail Champion along with 2 age group records at Rocky Raccoon 100 Miler. She is certified with LTR, RRCA and Focus N Fly. Coupled with a certification in 'The School of Hard Knocks' she coaches with empathy and experience. Her passion lies in coaching and running the trails but also gets a super charge coaching the beginning runners, helping them realize their dreams of becoming runners. Kathy's basis for coaching is to create a foundation of healthy runners that have fun competing and accomplishing their running goals well into their master's years.
|Danny is an RRCA Certified Run Coach as well as an AFAA Certified Personal Trainer. Danny founded Run University where he created his Running 101 (Couch to 5k) program is designed to for those who are new to running or returning to running--no matter the age, ability, prior experience, or speed. Danny has trained over 3,000 runners, many of which new to the sport, over the last 12 years for events ranging from 5k's to marathons. Additionally, he has been featured in many local, regional & national publications including Runners World. Danny is incredibly passionate about helping runners of all levels reach their personal goals. Personally, Danny has completed 57 marathons, and been a fixture in the running community.
|Tina is a highly active member & ambassador to the running and health community. She is an RRCA certified coach & a Pilates instructor. Her personal passion is to work with other to help them reach their true potential, that is what she finds most rewarding. In addition, Tina is also a part of many outreach and running industry groups, including the Running USA & the US Olympic Committee. Personally for Tina, she has an impressive background as a member of the ATC's competitive Women's Master Team, and she has completed many running events including marathons both nationally & internationally. Tina is from the Lone Star State, fluent in three languages, and one of her favorite mottos: “Vamos Running ~ Vamos Moving” whether you’re a runner or walker, it’s time to move. Her tag line is something I hold near and dear to me, whether as a coach or athlete: Train with Passion.
|Mary-Katherine fell in love with running as an outlet from her intense life in finance, completing marathons and ultra-marathons all over Europe and Asia beginning in 2001. She continues to share her passion for running and works with runners of all levels and backgrounds; instilling her focus and drive in all aspects of training. She sees running as a 'lifestyle choice' and loves helping others orient their daily routines around athletic goals. She is an RRCA certified coach and has completed over 40 marathons and 5 ultras.|
|A Minnesota native and a mother of two, Elizabeth has been running for over 20 years. She has competed in over 200 races at every distance from the 5K to an Ironman triathlon as well as the USAT National Age Group Championships. Her passion is encouraging and motivating new runners, as they push their limits to achieve new goals they never believed possible. She has been a Run Lead, Dawn Patrol and Esprit de She coach over the past year at Life Time Fitness - Westminster.|
|Ryan's love for running ultra distances and exploring the mountains ignites his passion for showing people how to enjoy a lifestyle centered on fitness and health. Ryan has coached numerous clients to lose significant weight by finding joy in running. Several clients have lost over 100 pounds, achieved a Boston Marathon qualifying time, and completed grueling mountain ultramarathons. As a NASM-certified personal trainer with 5 years of experience, Ryan helps clients stay injury-free through functional training. He himself has completed over 20 ultramarathons, placing in most. Ryan believes if you can find enjoyment in being active, you will be successful in whatever your goal may be.
|Kristen started running half marathons in 2003, and has not looked back since. In 2012, she completed 12 half marathons during the year. To date she has completed 40 half marathons (and counting) along with 4 full marathons. As a Certified Run Coach (LTR & RRCA), she helps runners of all abilities, from beginners to advanced level runners, achieve their running goals. She has created runners out of non-runners. Her area of expertise is 5K to Marathon distances. Having exercise-induced asthma and hypoglycemia, she can relate to overcoming these obstacles and keep on running. Kristen's motto is "Run happy and hills are your friends".|
|Marcia loves the sport and accomplishing goals herself, but her PASSION is helping others accomplish their training dreams no matter what the level. Gildan Esprit de She training groups have all those levels in one group, and she loves the challenge! She is a certified run coach through Life Time, an RCCA run coach and has been running for 24 years without much of a break ranging from 5Ks to ultra running. She has been coaching for 10 years using her personal training background to balance out the running.|
Life Time Run is growing fast, and we are currently accepting applications in markets around the country. If you're passionate about helping others reach their true potential & personal goals thru running, please feel free to reach out to us today. In addition, we do have Run Certification programs available to those looking for a run specific coaching certification.