This post was originally part of Episode 376 released in February of 2017 and is more or less copied and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.
On the surface, opting to work with a running coach (and actually paying money for it) may not make a lot of sense.
I mean, we’ve been running since we were kids, right?
Contrary to what some non-runners (and runners?) may think, as a running coach my job isn’t to teach you to repeatedly put one foot in front of the other.
I’m pretty sure most runners have that part figured out.
So What Does a Running Coach Do?
A lot of things. Read more
Today’s guest is a lady that I got to talk to recently, and before we finished our chat I knew I wanted to continue the conversation on the podcast.
She’s a mom of 3, a multi-time Boston qualifier, and a fellow running coach.
I am looking forward to going on an easy run with Betsy Magato today!
If there’s one thing that I truly believe is that there is no such thing as one-size-fits-all.
Every runner is unique. Their own strengths/weaknesses. And has their own likes/dislikes within our sport.
That’s why as a coach, I really make a point to avoid anything remotely one-size-fits-all with my athletes.
But when I’m flapping my yap on a podcast episode? Or trying to make a point in an email that I write?
It’s impossible to address every specific scenario so I tend to speak in generalities a bit more often.
That’s not a bad thing, I hope, but it’s important to keep in mind… Read more
My guest today is a fellow running coach, so there is a good chance we will all learn something new to help us move toward our running goals.
She has run around 70 races ranging from the 5k distance all the way up to the marathon.
I am looking forward to going a few easy miles with Linda Clarke today.