-- Marathon Running Information, Coaching and Advice from Coach Joe English


Since the founding of and our video series, we’ve received overwhelming support and praise from runners all over the world. Here are just a few of the comments from runners that came to us looking for coaching, advice and support in their marathon running adventures:

“I just wanted to thank you guys so much for your online information contributions . . .You are great communicators, and the fun you are having running comes through.” – Lisa, Texas.

“Thank you so much for your well thought out response! It was so helpful, and I really enjoyed reading the blog that included my scenario!” – Lauren, New Jersey

“I just finished running my first marathon and I couldn’t have done it without you. Thank you Coaches Joe and Dean. I love your video series!” – a reader from India

“Coach Joe, you’ve been such a support as I’ve trained for my first marathon. I will never forget your caring touch and the attention you gave to me. I felt like I was an Olympian, even though it was my first race!” – Jen, California.

“Situated in a natural, outdoor setting, these videos offer basic tips for runners of all levels.” New York Times (describing our video series)

“Great discussion. . .(your video was) the best 15 minutes I spent all week! – Taissir, a viewer on Facebook

“Wow! Finally a site where I can get real running advice without the commercial blah, blah.” – Tim, New York

“After that, reading that paragraph about my conversation with Constantina (Tomescu-Dita), my heart just melted…Thank you so much for your words! It was interesting to see my experience through someone else’s eyes!” – Adriana, Canada (featured in a story about her interaction with Olympic Gold Medalist Tomesu-Dita)

“That was really funny!” Ariana, a viewer from Facebook commenting on one of our videos.

“Thank you for your website(s) which I find very helpful being packed full of information and the opinions and experiences of real people of different levels of fitness. I like watching the videos too as they are entertaining and informative giving further insight into the different ways people place exercise in their lives.” – Hail, Norway

“I couldn’t have asked for more from a running coach. You are awesome, even from the other end of an e-mail!” – Nick, Australia