My first Comrades was like my first marathon: a complete disaster. I didn’t appreciate just how hard it was or how to train. In many ways I was running in the dark. I would love to have had an experienced coach guiding me through all the stages of my training and helping me better informed.
- Having an experienced coach develop a personalised program built around your unique life fit.
- Being able to access your training program and update progress right from your phone.
- Having a coach analyse all your training results.
- Having a coach provide strength & conditioning training for the unique demands of Comrades downhill.
- Being able to talk through all aspects of your training and make necessary adjustments.
- Having constant motivation through the long training period.
- Being able to pick the brains of an experienced Comrades runner.
I got myself a coach and my next Comrades was a success. 14 years later I’ve helped pioneer a running club and have been coaching for over 10 years. Through modern technology I can now share my passion for Comrades with people everywhere.
See how I have helped others in the testimonials below.
Train With Confidence For Comrades 2018 Success
Jason C Managing Director
"I met Stan whilst preparing to run my first marathon back in 2013. His advice and assistance during that period and since as I have continued my running journey has been invaluable in helping me to continously improve and achieve personal best times across all distances that I have taken part in."
Yvonne B Financial Controller
"I have had the privilege of being coached by as well as training with Stan for my first attempt at Comrades marathon earlier this year. Stan’s coaching was so comprehensive I gained improvement in my overall running technique and completed my training plan and Comrades race injury free. The icing on the cake was a dream finish time of 9 hours 12 as well as my fastest 10k and half marathon times this year."
Rachel B. Nurse
"Stan’s knowledge and enthusiasm for all things running was one of the things that got me hooked early on. He can be very persuasive. Fast forward 7 years or so and many kilometers of running and I’m now pleased with my current PB that’s over 30 minutes faster for a half marathon distance."
Karen B Financial Controller
"He has helped many of our members, including myself to dramatically improve our overall fitness and achieve our running goals to suit our specific races. He has tailor made training programs to suit our individual needs."
Cameron P Draughtsman
"Stan’s appetite for running, fitness and self-management has been unwavering and an example to others that give meaning to the word dedication. That he now applies his knowledge and experience to others is a rare gift and insight into the world of running."
Karen B Financial Controller
"Stan has been a running coach for our local running group for over 10 years. He is someone I admire as a great Coach and an incredible runner. Stan has an in-depth knowledge of running races successfully and competing and achieving results in the Comrades Marathon."
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