General overview: This Team Run Hub training program will prepare you to race in the EWEB Run to Stay Warm 10K or Half-Marathon. The 10K/Half Marathon training program will train together as one group. Both training teams are open to all levels, whether you are newer to running or a seasoned pro. Our mission is to help you set goals based on your current fitness and then achieve those goals. The 10K/half-marathon training program is 12 weeks long and begins on Tuesday, August 28.
Training Program for the EWEB Half Marathon or 10K - November 18, 2018
Head Coach: Ian Dobson
Ian Dobson is the Eugene Marathon’s Assistant Race Director and joins Team Run Hub with six years of coaching experience, working with athletes of all levels and abilities. Prior to coaching, Ian ran collegiately at Stanford University and professionally for seven years. In 2008 Ian represented the USA at the Beijing Olympics, competing in the 5000m.
Ian is excited to coach the Run Hub Fall Training Program and will work with athletes to set appropriate goals and develop a training program to achieve those goals. He looks forward to getting to know each athlete and helping them get the most out of the training program!
Head Coach: Katie Fitch
Katie Fitch is excited to become a coach for Run Hub for the first time this fall. Katie is a lifelong distance athlete- swimming competitively through high school and then ran her first half marathon her sophomore year of college! She has been running races ever since. Katie has completed numerous half marathons with a PR of 1:36.59. She has run 6 marathons, qualifying for Boston 2x. She ran Boston in 2013 where she ran her PR of 3:23. She has also completed 6 half Ironmans and 1 full Ironman. Katie has participate in multiple training teams as an adult including 4 rounds with Run Hub. She can’t wait to make the switch to coaching and encouraging all runners to reach their goals. Outside of running she is a former high school chemistry teacher and a current education PhD student at UO. You will definitely see the teacher side of her come out while coaching!
Strength & Mobility Coach: Laurel Mathiesen
Laurel is a national certificated personal trainer and strong first kettle bell instructor. She just moved back to Eugene after living in Boston and working at Harvard Recreation the last 3 years. She loves working with athletes and helping them get strong on the roads and in everyday life.