New year, new you! Is this the year you take your running to the next level? And maybe that has you considering hiring a running coach to help you get there. But how the heck do you pick one?
Since 2016, I’ve gone “coach shopping” five or six times and I’ve worked with four different coaches. I’ve talked to about 20 coaches on the phone and looked at countless websites. I thought I knew what I was doing at the beginning of this process, but it turns out I did not. I learned an awful lot along the way, however, so if January has you asking yourself how to go about hiring running coach, here are some of the lessons I learned.