Ann Alyanak Joins Run SMART Coaching Staff

We’re very excited to announce that Ann Alyanak (pictured above representing the U.S. in the marathon at the 2007 World Championships in Osaka, Japan) is our most recent addition to the Run SMART private coaching staff. Ann not only brings another impressive athletic resume to our staff, she has a strong background both academically and through her experience as a former Division I college coach. Read more about Ann’s resume below and make sure to cheer her on this weekend in Houston as she competes in her second Olympic Trials in the marathon!

Winter Running Camp – A Runner’s Dream Vacation

Join us at the Run SMART Retreat this winter in Scottsdale, AZ from February 26th to March 2nd, 2012. Our six-day “running vacation” seeks to develop the complete marathon runner.

Our winter retreat is designed for anyone training for a spring marathon or looking to learn more about how to train properly for a marathon in general. With average highs reaching 77 degrees, Scottsdale offers a perfect backdrop to help you escape your winter training at a critical time in your marathon build-up.


  • Marathon training lecture w/legendary coach Dr. Jack Daniels
  • Marathon nutrition w/Alicia Shay
  • Marathon track workout designed and led by Dr. Jack Daniels
  • Daily training runs guided by Run SMART coaches through scenic running trails and paths