Coaching Services

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Do you want to become a better runner? Improve endurance and run faster? Do you want to learn how to prevent injuries and stay healthy? 

Do you want to gain knowledge about fueling and hydration? 

Coach Aaron Saft

Aaron has 30 years of running experience and 20 years of coaching. He is a certified RRCA and UESCA coach. He will build a customized plan for each individual, provide open communication and feedback, and help you reach your running goals! 

Coaching Philosophy:

I believe that running is a journey that should be shared and enjoyed along each step of the way. By coaching, I create a partnership with each individual athlete in which we get to know the individuals needs and ways in which we can find the most success in helping the athlete achieve his or her goal(s) through training. We cannot be successful without building trust in one another, and that begins with our daily honest communications as to how the athlete is performing in running and how daily life may be affecting their run for the day, week, or beyond. I believe in a comprehensive approach to training in which we have to consider the athlete’s history with training (successes & failures), strengths & weaknesses in training and how we can capitalize on the strengths and strengthen the weaknesses, and keeping a long term view for the athletes longevity and health in the sport. My goal for each athlete is to keep them healthy and enjoying the sport in route to helping them build stamina & endurance, while getting faster & stronger. 


Aaron's coaching fee is just $125.00 per month. 

Here are some of the key features of Aaron's coaching services:

  • Online Training Plan Using Training Peaks Premium Edition

  • Daily Feedback & Weekly Email and Communications

  • Flexible Schedule Changes

  • Private Facebook Group & Zoom Live Q &A Sessions

  • Pacing or Crew at events

  • Running Form Analysis

  • Footwear and Gear Selection

NEW FOR 2021


We will schedule two phone calls, the first is to set up your training schedule. The second is to follow up after you receive the schedule and make sure everything is understood. After that point, you will be on your own.

12 Week Schedule Fee - $60

16 Week Schedule Fee - $80

If you are interested in finding out more about Aaron's coaching services, send him an email inquiry here ---> runningpains@gmail.com

Coach Thad McNeil









Thad has four years of cross country and track experience and has transitioned to mountain and ultra running over the past three years. He has been coaching for over a year and is now a UESCA certified coach. He is dedicated to helping others reach their full potential and will work to establish an open and communicative relationship with each and every one of his athletes. 


Coaching Philosophy:


As a coach, I hope to work towards unlocking the full potential of my athletes while also fostering their love of this sport and the outdoors. Each person’s journey as an athlete is completely individual, so as a coach, I want to build relationships with each of my clients that will help me understand how to best support them. One of the reasons I became a coach was the joy I found in helping others achieve goals they thought were out of reach. By understanding my clients’ specific strengths and weaknesses, I hope to create training plans that capitalize on their individuality as athletes. I also believe that encouraging health in all aspects of one’s lifestyle, including footwear, diet, and mental wellbeing, is essential in this journey. My goal is to push my athletes in order to help them reach their goals while also emphasizing the importance of recovery in order to keep them healthy and happy.

If you are interested in finding out more about Thad's coaching services, send him an email inquiry here ---> mrrunningpainsthad@gmail.com