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Hand Crafted Plans
Made Just For You - Literally!

Stop Writing It Yourself...

 STOP! Your generic plan is not designed for your abilities and goals- it’s a lousy way to train!

 STOP! You’ll pay for ‘free’ training plans somehow- with injury, missed goals, bonking, or quitting all together!

 STOP! You’re still missing key components of training- like pace strategy, injury prevention, nutrition guidance, and more!

We only design plans after knowing your target race, run history, current fitness, and goals- DUH!

Just Focus On Running...

  Get a fully custom roadmap to take you directly where you want to go

  Get warmup, cooldown, and injury prevention exercises in your plan

  Get daily calendar reminders and motivation boosters to keep you on track

  Get ready to feel confident in your training and crush your next race

Our expert coaches handle the stressful parts.
You just focus on running!

How Will You
Run Better?

Option #1
Select A Really
Awesome Training Plan

Just The (Shorter)

Training Plan

$49per plan
  • Up to 8 Weeks of Customized Training
  • For Short Races (10K or under)
  • Warmup & Cooldown Videos
  • Strengthening Exercise Videos
  • You Pick The Start Date
  • One-Time Payment
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

Just The (Longer)

Training Plan

$69per plan
  • Up to 18 Weeks of Customized Training
  • For Long Races (over 10K)
  • Warmup & Cooldown Videos
  • Strengthening Exercise Videos
  • You Pick The Start Date
  • One-Time Payment
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

We Write Plans For Every Race Distance

From The World Marathon Majors...

March 3, 2019

April 15, 2019

April 28, 2019

September 29, 2019

October 13, 2019

November 11, 2019

To Other Global Favorites...

And Even Races In Your Own Neighborhood

(we research every race before writing your plan)

What Else Do You Need In Your Plan?

  • Want a custom training plan designed specifically to help you tackle the unique challenges of the course route?
  • Looking for a training plan that only requires you to workout 4 days a week... (or less)?
  • Need guidance on proper warmup, cooldown, and injury prevention exercises to keep you feeling great?
  • Fear failure, burning out, or letting people down by not finishing the race you have signed up for?
  • Want confidence building and reassurance you're on track to reach your goals?

What Feelings Will Your Race Photos Capture This Time?


Training has its ups and downs. Get through your rough patches with a great coach by your side.


Balance stress and recovery to find the 'sweet spot' in your training and stay healthy.


Race like you train and get it done in the final miles of your race without fear of bonking.

Experience The Best Online
Training Plans Available

All Of Our Customized Training Plans Include:

  • Hand-written and designed plan crafted by one of our expert running coaches
  • Unique plan based on your comprehensive "Runner Profile Questionnaire" including running history, current fitness, training preferences, and race goals
  • Special invite to our online training platform optimized for easy use from any desktop, tablet, or mobile device
  • Weeks of step-by-step instructions to complete between now and race day to successfully conquer your next race
  • Crystal clear training calendar of scheduled workouts telling you how far and how fast to run each day (and when to rest!)
  • Personalized effort guide to describe target paces for easy runs and workouts
  • Daily running log to record time, distance, pace, and effort of your runs
  • Optimal core performance recipes using clean, whole food, organic ingredients for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and workouts
  • Access to instructional videos which includes Dynamic Warmups, Recovery Cooldowns, Strong Runner Circuits, and more
  • Motivational quotes and encouragement for sustained inspiration to pick you up through the hardest weeks.
  • Customizable email notifications for helpful daily or weekly workout reminders
  • Option to hire one of our expert run coaches at anytime during your training plan

Option #2
Upgrade To Get
Expert Run Coaching!

Expert Coaching Team

Dr. Matt DeBole, PT, DPT, OCS

2008 US Olympic Trials Qualifier

Physical Therapist, Run Coach

Samantha Godbold, MT

Ultramarathoner, Stroller Running Expert,

Massage Therapist, Nutrition Coach

Colin Cronin, Captain US Army

Boston Marathon Qualifier

Data Nerd, Run Coach

Every Coaching Program Features

Customized Training Plan

Customized training plan crafted to accommodate your individual ability, schedule, and goals.

Unlimited Communication

Unlimited communication within our training platform to always be there to answer any of your questions.

Core Performance Nutrition

Clean, organic, whole food nutrition advice to match your training regimen and performance goals.

Injury Prevention Habits

Follow our warmup, cooldown, and strength training videos to keep you healthy during your training.

Accountability Partnership

Coach supervised online training calendars to ensure you’re completing the specific workouts as intended.

Daily Motivation Boosters

Motivational quotes, personalized notifications, and coach encouragement to help you stick with your plan.

Running Form Instruction

Learn daily form drills and master proper running techniques to maximize your speed with minimal effort.

Destination Roadmap

Follow a step-by-step roadmap tailored to guide you to your desired destination right on time.

Your Plan And Coach Are Always With You

Any Device - Run Better Academy

Limited Time New Year's Run Coaching Trial!

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Coaching Subscription

$69per month
  • New Year's Sale! 15 Day Free Trial!
  • Completely Customized Training Plan
  • Perfectly Crafted For Your Goals
  • Unlimited Coaching Communication
  • Billed Monthly (Cancel Anytime)
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed


Coaching Subscription

$349per 6 months
  • New Year! New You! Commit to it!
  • Completely Customized Training Plan
  • Perfectly Crafted For Your Goals
  • Unlimited Coaching Communication
  • Billed Semi-Annually (Every 6 Months)
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed


30-Day Satisfaction Guaranteed

If you’re not completely satisfied with our Run Better Academy Training Plan or Coaching Service simply ask for a full refund within 30 days after purchase. It’s simple as that because we want you to LOVE YOUR PLAN!

Runner Success Stories

"Working with Coach Colin from Run Better Academy was amazing! Running is not my first sport but I had a goal to run a marathon with these two goals in mind: show up without injury and finish. Colin helped me do BOTH of those. By providing a training plan that fit into my busy life as a working mom.
So thankful for his coaching and guidance!"
Courtney B. (1st-time marathoner)
South Bend, IN
"I got my coaching plan from my wife after getting injured training for my half marathon. I trained with Coach Colin and not only did I overcome my injury and run pain free, I also crushed my marathon time! Thank you so much because my Run Better Academy program was the BEST GIFT EVER!"
Steven S. (1st-time marathoner)
Pittsburgh, PA
"I can definitely tell there is progress. I can run both loops of my trail with my two kids (major win), I can run straight for 20 minutes on the treadmill (perfect lunchtime workout) and I actually don't dread going for a run anymore (total win!!). I'm pretty happy with the progress you've helped me achieve!
Thanks Run Better Academy!"
Liz R. (new runner)
Winston-Salem, NC
"Coach Matt was awesome! His plan helped me PR in Chicago with 20 mins faster than NYC Marathon a year prior! Thank you so much Matt for your awesome communication and encouragement!"
Courtney R. (marathoner)
Holly Springs, NC
"Run Better Academy took the time to speak with me when I was training for the 2018 Chicago Marathon using an old plan that I was not particularly excited about. After hearing about my frustrating injury history and how things were going, Coach Matt made a couple of suggestions (before I even committed to Run Better Academy) to help get me to Chicago healthy. After that phone call I was energized from the new approach to my training and followed it to a new PR at my 6th marathon! Fast forward to present day, I am being coached by Matt and enjoying the plan. The cross-training, the attached videos that explain method behind the madness of certain paces, the app and the feedback that I get and feeling stronger every day. As a run nerd myself, I know I've selected the right coach and program!"
Mark L. (marathoner)
Alexandria, VA
"Matt was a wonderful coach and I thoroughly enjoyed my experience training for my 1st marathon with him! He was always very positive and I looked forward to the workouts that he wrote for me. The fact that he's a physical therapist was icing on the cake since I tore my hamstring early in my training. We modified my workouts as needed and he also had great run-specific exercise videos in the program as well. I felt really prepared for my 1st marathon and had no problem finishing (although digestive issues prevented me from hitting my time goal). I highly recommend Matt and his Run Better Academy Team to help you train for your next event! I will definitely plan to work with them again 🙂 "
Victoria L. (1st-time marathoner)
San Ramon, CA


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