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The ABCs of a 261 Coach

Some might wonder if they have to run marathons or hold an advanced degree in athletic training or sports management in order to be a 261 Coach. The short answer is no, absolutely not, not even close. Ok, maybe that’s not a short answer, but you get the point. So, what does a 261 Coach need to have to make an impact on the women in her community? It’s as simple as A-B-C.

A – She enjoys an ACTIVE lifestyle.

      You don’t have to run marathons to be someone who enjoys and active lifestyle. Hiking, biking, swimming, kayaking, snowshoeing, skiing, stand-up paddle boarding, yoga-ing... you get the idea. A 261 Coach enjoys being active and understands the tremendous benefits of moving her body daily.


B – She BELIEVES in the transformational magic of running.

      In her book, Marathon Woman, Kathrine Switzer describes the moment she discovered magic (spoiler... it’s running) and how it gave her the confidence to try new things. A 261 Coach understands that running boosts self-confidence, self-esteem, and self-worth, and builds both mental and physical strength. Simply put: Running is the gateway to the best of your life.  


C – She’s a CHEERLEADER for fellow women (pom-poms optional).

            Give me a Y! Give me an E! Give me an S! What’s that spell? YES!

Ok, you don’t have to be this kind of cheerleader to be a 261 Coach but telling other women, “Yes, you can!” is an important part of the job. A 261 Coach supports, inspires, and roots for other women to step outside their comfort zone and live a healthy, empowered life through running.


If you have the A-B-Cs then we want Y-O-U!

Be the spark for positive change in YOUR community!

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