Coaching Services

Unique Coaching Programs for Any Runner

We launched the 3RRC Personal Coaching program in the fall of 2009. It was designed for anyone seeking knowledgeable guidance in the area of endurance training. Since then, our coaching services have expanded to include basic running and walking, Couch to 5k (or C25K), marathon training, ultra run training, speed workouts, and more. Our goal is to provide proven advice for individuals of any running level, fitness need, or distance dreams.

Want to start training? Email us or reach out to our running coaches below.

Personal Coaching Services

Meet the Coach

Mike ElseCoach Mike Else is a Certified Running Coach with Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) and also a Certified Personal Trainer with American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). He started his running career in 2003 when he trained and ran the Chicago marathon. Since that first race in 2003, he has competed in all distances from 5K to 100 mile ultra marathons. He has qualified for Boston multiple times with a marathon PR of 3:16 and he will be competing in the Boston marathon and the Western States 100 in 2016. He also serves as running coach for local running groups like Fort Wayne’s Smallest Winner and the Fort4Fitness “Get Fit” running group.

Coaching Packages

Mike manages many of the running programs 3RRC offers. He offers training packages from one-time coaching consultations, monthly support plans, online coaching, and all-inclusive plans. To read more about Mike’s coaching packages and sign up, download the personal coaching PDF. You can also email Mike.


Triathlon Coaching Services

Meet the Coach

Diana SchoweDiana Schowe is a competitive runner, cyclist, and triathlete having done every distance from 5Ks to Ultras, road races, crits and time trials, sprints to ironman. Her PR’s for running include a 18:16 for 5K, 38:56 for 10K, 1:20 for half marathon and 3:06 for a full marathon. She earned a Time Trial National Championship in 2009 for cycling and achieved All American Status for triathlons in 2007, 2010 and 2011. Her best times for triathlons range from 1:06 for a sprint, 2:09 Olympic, 4:54 for a half-ironman and 11:28 for a full ironman. She holds the USA Triathlon Level 1 Coaching Certification along with a USCA Cycling Level 3 Certification.

Coaching Packages

Diana believes that, with the right training, anyone can compete in a triathlon – regardless of running fitness level. She has a plan to fit anyone, from beginning runner to veteran, one-hour training consultations to aggressive training plans 5-6 days a week. To read more about Diana’s coaching packages and sign up, download the triathlon coaching PDF or email Diana.

“At 3RRC they share their passion for running and the motivation to help you succeed in your goals. No matter what distance you have in mind, they are there for you.”

Mae Miller


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