KC Cohen Breaks Personal Best From 2005

Run SMART client KC Cohen set a new 15k PR this past weekend at the New York Road Runner’s Ted Corbitt 15k in Central Park. KC finished in 1:08:12 (7:20 per mile), 31 seconds faster than her previous best for this distance set back in 2005! [Full Results]

“KC is just getting back to normal training after a little post-Chicago Marathon break.,” said her coach Brian Rosetti. “This was a nice bonus considering we were only looking for a long steady effort to prepare for the Manhattan Half next month. She stuck right to the game plan going out in 7:28 bringing her splits down the whole way with a solid last mile of 7:06!”

Cathrine Wolden Wins Staten Island Half Marathon

Run SMART client Cathrine Wolden, of Pound Ridge, NY won the New York Road Runners’ Staten Island Half Marathon this past weekend in 1:25:04 (6:30 per mile). It’s the fastest she’s ever run for a half marathon since she started competing about seven years ago. (Official Results)

Cathrine has been working with Run SMART coach Alicia Shay since January of 2010. It’s been an incredible year for Cathrine with three new PRs set this summer, plus a new marathon PR of 2:56 set back in April. We’re excited to see her reach new heights in 2012!

Cathrine Wolden Sets Third PR This Summer

Run SMART client Cathrine Wolden set her third PR this summer at the New York Road Runners Team Championships this past weekend. Cathrine was first in her age group finishing the 5-mile race in 30:57 (6:12 per mile), 44 seconds faster than her performance last year! Full Results.

Since joining Run SMART back in January of 2010 Cathrine has set PRs for the marathon, half marathon, 10k, 5 miles and 5k. In 2009, her marathon PR was 3:13 and since then at age 39 she has run 2:56! And for 5 miles she had run 33:17 and less than two years later she’s now down to 30:57!

Cathrine works with Run SMART coach Alicia Shay.

Run The Berlin Marathon With Team for Kids


The Berlin Marathon has sold out almost seven months in advance but you can still get guaranteed entry by raising money for New York Road Runner’s Team for Kids. And on top of supporting a great cause and participating in one of the greatest marathons in the world, you’ll receive a personalized 18-week training plan and coaching support from The Run SMART Project.

Cathrine Wolden Sets Third PR With Run SMART

At the NYRR Women’s Team Championships in Central Park this past weekend, Run SMART client Cathrine Wolden, set a new PR for 5 miles. Her official time was 31:41 (6:20 per mile), which was almost two minutes faster than her previous best set back in ’09! This was Cathrine’s third PR since joining Run SMART. She is currently training for the New York City Marathon so we hope to report another big PR this fall!

Cathrine works with Run SMART coach Alicia Shay.

Craig Berman Finishes Strong In First Marathon

This past weekend Run SMART Project athlete Craig Berman participated in his first race. Craig decided that if he was going to get into running he may as well go all out, so he chose the New York City Marathon to be his first venture into racing.