Holiday Gift For Runners

imagesWith the holidays approaching please keep us in mind as a gift idea for friends and family members who need extra motivation to get in shape or who might be training for a particular road race or marathon next year. Either get them started by purchasing one month of private coaching ($120.00) or purchase our 3-month holiday gift package for $325.00 (discounted at 25% off our normal rate). This offer ends January 1st, 2010, so help a loved one get off on the right foot with their New Year’s resolution!

Run S.M.A.R.T. coaching includes:

Updates To runsmartproject.com

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We recently made some updates to runsmartproject.com. First, we added a new feature to the right sidebar of the News page so you can browse all of our articles by category now. For instance, check out only articles under Training Tips or Results.  We will be updating the blog more frequently now with interviews, tips, client result, etc. so this should be a useful navigation tool to keep all of this information organized and easy to browse.

Not too long ago we launched “Ask a Coach,” to provide feedback, advice and answer running-related questions. This service is open to any runner who has a question, not just Run SMART clients.

Anthony Gallo Blogs About His Training Under Dr. Jack Daniels

Run SMART coach writes about his training experiences under Jack Daniels at the USATF Niagara Association. Check it out…

Niagara Association announces the addition of an Athlete Blog : The 2010 P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Buildupgallo.jpg by Jeffrey Eggleston of Greece, NY and Anthony Gallo of Harpursville, NY while living and training at 7,000 feet in Flagstaff, Arizona.  Both elite runners are coached by legendary distance running coach Jack Daniels. Please join us at the Blog and following the training experiences of Jeff and Anthony in their quest to conquer the marathon.

Consulting for Running Coaches

The Run S.M.A.R.T. Project is now offering consulting services for running coaches, clubs and teams.  With the latest addition of Dr. Jack Daniels to the Run S.M.A.R.T. coaching staff, this brand new service provides a unique opportunity for coaches and clubs to gain insight, improve their athletes performances and become recognized as a top coach in their field.

Email [email protected] for more details.

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Ask A Running Coach

We’re launching a new feature at The Run S.M.A.R.T. Project called, “Ask a Coach.” Anyone who has running-related questions whether your seeking advice, help or feedback on your training, just email [email protected] and one of our coaches will post the question and response to our blog. The more questions we get the more information we can provide as a resource for runners of all ages and abilities.

2010 Run SMART Running Retreat

The 2010 Run S.M.A.R.T. Project Running Retreat will take place in Flagstaff, AZ on July 25th – July 31st. This will be a great opportunity to get away and train in the beautiful mountains of Flagstaff, heralded as one of the best places to run in the country.

Check out our retreat page for more details.

Alicia Shay Joins The Run S.M.A.R.T. Project

We are proud to announce that Alicia Shay will now be offering private individualized coaching and nutrition counseling through The Run S.M.A.R.T. Project. Alicia was a two-time NCAA champion and record holder for 10,000 meters at Stanford University and currently trains for Saucony in Flagstaff, AZ. It’s also important to note that she is the first female coach to join our staff! Check out Nutrition Consultation with Alicia Shay and read her full bio here.


Summer High School Cross Country Camp

Run S.M.A.R.T. coach Blake Boldon has organized a high school cross country camp for both teams and individuals. The camp will be held at the Fountain Valley School of Colorado on August 7-9. For more details about the camp check out the website or email Blake at [email protected]

The camp is a perfect opportunity for high school athletes to prepare for their 2009 season:

What You’ll Learn

  • Principles of training for distance races
  • Strength training geared toward the distance runner
  • Drills to improve running economy and efficiency
  • Proper shoe selection
  • Goal setting
  • Altitude training
  • Flexibility
  • Nutrition for training and racing
  • Race day preparation/race strategy
  • Injury prevention/injury care

Updates to runsmartproject.com

We just made two updates to the site. Anthony Gallo, elite athlete training under Jack Daniels in Flagstaff, will also be assisting Jack and coordinating with all of his private clients. You can view Anthony’s profile here.

Also, anyone waiting to sign up for the 1st Annual Run S.M.A.R.T. Retreat can now do so on our website. Check out the Retreat page to submit your deposit online or for information about mailing a check.