A Running Coach Without the Title

Does a running coach NEED to be RRCA certified?

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This is a question I’ve been kicking around in my head for some time now.

As I’m now taking on clients as a running coach and creating training plans for runners of all race distances, I’ve gone back and forth on whether or not I should pursue RRCA certification as a coach.

I don’t think I am going to. Read more

Diz Runs With… Jonathan Levitt


On today’s run, I’m joining a guy that has a lot of things going on right now. In addition to being the Community Manager for ENERGYbits, Jonathan Levitt is definitely into healthy living, fitness, and is always spreading the message of the importance of living an all-around healthy lifestyle.

Jonathan Levitt, ENERGYbits,

Jonathan Levitt

Jonathan and I talked about all kinds of topics related to health, fitness, and nutrition, and here are some of the highlights: Read more

Diz Runs With… Genia Bittner


Today I’m running with Genia Bittner, who is the race director for the Atlantic City Race Series, which includes the Atlantic City Marathon.

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The race series consists of 2 race weekends, one in the spring and one in the fall. The fall weekend includes race distances of 5k, 10k, half, and full. The spring weekend is a little more unique, with a 7k, 11k, and half marathon distance. So if you’re looking for a PR, a 7k or 11k race might be just what you need! Read more

Diz Runs With… Mike Wardian


Mike Wardian is a beast. There really is no better way to describe him. He runs races of all distances, from 5k to 135 mile ultras, competes in races around the country and around the world, and makes time with his family a priority.

The North Pole marathon 2014. No free use!

Mike Wardian winning the North Pole Marathon!

Oh yeah, and he also holds down a full time job as well. Read more