Janet Finishes 11th At World Half Marathon Champs

We want to extend a big congrats to Run SMART coach Janet Bawcom on setting a new season best at the World Half Marathon Championships in Great Britain. Janet finished 11th overall in 1:10:46 [Official Results].

She was also first American in the race, which earned her “Athlete of the Week” honors from USATF.

Blake Boldon Receives USATF Level II Certification

Big congrats to Run SMART coach Blake Boldon for receiving his USATF Level II Coaching Certification in Endurance. The Level II program is intended to give coaches a more advanced and in-depth knowledge of endurance training.  The program covers advanced sports science concepts and training principles. To qualify, you must meet certain requirements such as having a minimum of 3-years coaching experience and pass an exam at the end of the classroom sessions.