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Personalized, one-on-one instruction is the secret to improved skills and increased confidence. CoachUp now makes private running coaching affordable and convenient for athletes of all ages and skill levels.

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Our top Running trainers in your area

Linda C., Burke, VA Running Coach
Linda C.
Burke, VA

I am a competitive runner and coach with over 18 years of experience hel...


Breathing, Drive Phase, Gait, Pacing, Stride, Form

Danielle H., Arlington, VA Running Coach
Danielle H.
Arlington, VA

Experienced distance runner (12 marathons & 20+ half marathons), Certifi...


Pacing, Form, Breathing

Lauren M., Fairfax, VA Running Coach
Lauren M.
Fairfax, VA

I’m a USATF and ACE certified instructor and Team USA / USA Triathlon Wo...


Stride, Gait, Form

CoachUp in the News

“The whole fitness industry is undergoing an evolution. [Adults have an] interest in trying different things and changing it up frequently. I think we play into that very well, particularly because we've got all kinds of coaches in all kinds of sports.”

John Kelley

CEO of CoachUp, as featured in Xconomy, October 2016

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Coach Spotlight: Ryan S.

By: Ryan S. in Running

  Can you tell us about your background as a runner and coach? I started working in fitness in the late 80′s while I was in college. I got a job in a fitness center; I was not much of a runner but took over the running club at the fitness center. I started running 5ks and 10ks and grew to love it
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Tips For Breathing While Running

By: CoachUp in Running

If you're a beginner runner, you might find yourself easily losing your breath when you go running, which can often lead to discomfort and cramping. Breathing plays a key role in running as a better respiratory system pumps more oxygen to your muscles, which equates to better endurance
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